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 2 July to Friday 6 July

Reading Coptic - the early texts

Course Director: Dr Bill Manley

 

Monday 2 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
Introduction: The Life of Shenoute, 1

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
The Life of Shenoute, 2

16:15 – 17:30
Guided Reading

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

 

Tuesday 3 July

10:00 – 11:15
Response to a Gentile Thinker, 1

11:45 – 13:00
Guided Reading

14:15 – 15:30
Response to a Gentile Thinker, 2

16:00 – 17:15
Guided Reading

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

 

Wednesday 4 July

10:00 – 11:15
Response to a Gentile Thinker, 3

11:45 – 13:00
Guided Reading

14:15 – 15:30
Response to a Gentile Thinker, 4

16:00 – 17:15
Guided Reading

18:00
Non-BSS event: get together with fellow students for dinner in a local restaurant

 

Thursday 5 July

10:00 – 11:15
The Three Stelas of Seth, 1

11:45 – 13:00
Guided Reading

14:15 – 15:30
The Three Stelas of Seth, 2

16:00 – 17:15
Guided Reading

 

Friday 6 July

10:00 – 11:15
The Three Stelas of Seth, 3

11:45 – 13:00
Guided Reading

14:15 – 15:30
The Three Stelas of Seth, 4

16:00 – 17:15
Guided Reading

17:15 – 19:00
Farewell Drinks Party

 

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