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Call for Papers
2nd Sudan Studies Postgraduate Conference
5th May 2018
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge
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If you're doing research on the Sudan and South Sudan (ancient and modern) don't forget to send us your abstract!

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Call for papers: the Annual Meeting of Postgraduates in Ancient History (AMPAH 2018) takes place on 17th March 2018 at UCL. The call for papers is open until December 15. ...

We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Annual Meeting of Postgraduates in Ancient History (Ampah) 2018, which will be held at the University of London on Saturday, 17 March 2018. The deadline for proposals is Friday, 15 December 2017. Paper proposals should be no longer than 300 words and should be send to ampahistory@gmail.com. Please note that papers should be no longer than 20 minutes. Proposals must include the following information: - name - email address - university and departmental affiliation - your current year of study If you have any general enquiries regarding the meeting, please feel free to contact us via ampahistory@gmail.com or via our Facebook page. Decisions will be made by Friday, 12 January 2018. The organising committee Ampah 2018 ( Karolina Frank, Sotirios Peithis, Beatrice Pestarino, Stefanie Ulrich and Rebekka Valcke)

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Another lecture that will be live streamed by the Museo Egizio, Torino (way to go guys!!) next Tuesday, November 7, 18.00 local time. For more details, have a look here: ...

History of Archaeology: Stories from the Archives and Beyond

November 7, 2017, 6:00pm - November 7, 2017, 7:30pm

Would you like to dive into the many stories found within the archives? Would you like to see the most popular publications of archaeological experience in the past? Amara Thornton, Honorary Research Associate at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, presents a lecture entitled: "History of Archaeology: Stories from the Archives and Beyond". She discusses the role archaeology had in the context of imperial tourism and highlights how archaeologists and artists fed into the fascination raised by this discipline. With the occasion she finds connections with the current exhibition "Missione Egitto 1903 - 1920". **** USEFUL INFORMATION **** Tuesday, November 7, 2017 Time 6 pm Sala Conferenze – Museo Egizio Introduction by: Paolo Del Vesco, curator of Museo Egizio and of the exhibition "Missione Egitto 1903 -1920" FREE ENTRANCE /////////////////////////////////////// La conferenza, a cura di Amara Thornton, ricercatrice onoraria associata all’Istituto di Archeologia dell’UCL, vuole far avvicinare il pubblico alla varietà di notizie portate alla luce dalla ricerca archivistica e dalle pubblicazioni più famose che raccontano le esperienze archeologiche del passato. L'archeologia ebbe un ruolo fondamentale nel contesto del turismo imperiale e, nel tempo, artisti e archeologi, si sono dedicati allo sviluppo della disciplina e delle sue pratiche, rendendola anche più conosciuta al grande pubblico. Tutto questo è stato possibile grazie agli uomini e alle donne celebri, ma spesso anche dimenticati, che hanno preso parte alle grandi avventure archeologiche, come ci ricorda anche la mostra "Missione Egitto 1903 - 1920". **** INFORMAZIONI **** Martedì 7 novembre ore 18:00 Museo Egizio - Sala Conferenze Introduce: Paolo Del Vesco curatore del Museo e della mostra "Missione Egitto 1903 - 1920" INGRESSO LIBERO FINO A ESAURIMENTO POSTI CONFERENZA IN LINGUA INGLESE

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