Bloomsbury Summer School (text)

Bloomsbury Summer School

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Fascinated by ancient civilisations?

We offer anyone with any level of knowledge, inspiring short courses on Ancient Egypt and other areas of the Ancient World.

Summer School 2018 – Timetables

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Monday 23 July to Friday 27 July

Ancient Egypt in 100 Objects

Course Directors: Dr Campbell Price

 

Monday 23 July

10:45 – 11:00
Participants assemble in BSS Common Room (Dept. of History, UCL)

11:00 – 11:30
BSS Co-Director’s Welcome Address

11:30 – 13:00
Ancient Egypt in Objects: An Introduction

13:00 – 14:30
Welcome Lunch in BSS Common Room (G09/10)

14:00
Short optional tour of UCL led by Co-Director (meet in G09/10)

14:30 – 15:45
Predynastic Period in Objects

16:15 – 17:30
The Old Kingdom in Objects

17:30
Non-BSS event: get together with fellow students for a drink in local café/bar

 

Tuesday 24 July

10:00 – 11:15
The Old Kingdom and First Intermediate Period in Objects

11:45 – 13:00
The Middle Kingdom in Objects I

14:15 – 15:30
The Middle Kingdom in Objects II

16:00 – 17:15
The Second Intermediate Period and New Kingdom in Objects

17:15 – 18:30
Reception in the Petrie Museum (guests welcome)

 

Wednesday  25 July

10:00 – 11:15
Exploring Objects in the British Museum (guided tour)

11:45 – 13:00
The New Kingdom in Objects I

14:15 – 15:30
The New Kingdom in Objects II

16:00 – 17:15
The New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period in Objects

17:30
Non-BSS event: get together with fellow students for dinner in local restaurant

 

Thursday 26 July

10:00 – 11:15
Group A: Understanding Funerary Art in the Petrie Museum (object handling)
Group B: independent study

11:45 – 13:00
The Third Intermediate Period in Objects I

14:15 – 15:30
The Third Intermediate Period in Objects II

16:00 – 17:15
The Late Period in Objects I

 

Friday 27 July

10:00 – 11:15
Group B: Understanding Funerary Art in the Petrie Museum (object handling)
Group A: independent study

11:45 – 13:00
The Late Period in Objects II

14:15 – 15:30
The Roman Period in Objects

16:00 – 17:15
Understanding Ancient Egypt in Objects: Conclusions

17:15 – 19:00
Farewell Drinks Party

 

This timetable is unlikely to change, but remains provisional until the first day of the course