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At 18.00 GMT+1 this afternoon Andrzej Niwiński gives a talk about yellow coffins at the Museo Egizio in Torino, the lecture will be live streamed! Check out the link in the event. ...

Andrzej Niwiński talks about Yellow Coffins

January 16, 2018, 6:00pm - January 16, 2018, 7:30pm

On January 16th, Museo Egizio hosts its first conference of 2018: "The development of the iconographic repertoire of the 21st Dynasty coffins as the new dating criterion", presented by Professor Andrzej Niwinski. The so-called yellow grounded coffins offer an interesting example of complex iconography. A classification of these artefacts, based on the decoration style, was suggested 30 years ago by Dr. Andrzej Niwiński (A. Niwiński, 21st Dynasty Coffins from Thebes. Chronological and Typological Studies. = THEBEN V, Mainz 1988) and it is still in use. New researches on this rich iconographic catalogue have employed a new dating method, based on the comparison between the evolution in the decoration style and the changes in society or during important events occurred in Thebes. During the conference, Dr. Niwiński will explain the dating method used and he will present to the audience the most recent discoveries in this field. Dr. Andrzej Niwiński is currently Professor at the University of Warsaw and he is employed at the Seminary of Egyptian and Nubian Archaeology of the Institute of Archaeology. He previously worked at the University Lille III where he taught Egyptology. USEFUL INFORMATION Tuesday, Januray 16th, 2018 Time 18:00 Sala Conferenze – Museo Egizio FREE ENTRANCE AS LONG AS THERE IS AVAILABLE SPACE The conference will be held in English. LIVE STREAMING ON THIS PAGE

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The AUC press is looking for an intern in Cairo! ...

Are you the person we are looking for? Intern for Egyptology publications The AUC Press is looking for an intern to work with the Director of AUC Press and help develop the Press's Egyptology publications list on a day-to-day basis from January - June 2018. The successful candidate will be fluent in written and spoken English, and will, preferably, have some background in Egyptology or archaeology. For more to go goo.gl/98fKuy

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Call for papers: The 5th European Workshops in International Studies is looking for abstracts. Their theme this time is 'Archaeology as a diplomatic tool' and the conference takes place June 6-9 2018 in Groningen, the Netherlands. For more details about the conference and how to apply, look here: www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=1916754641923758&id=1916725511926671 ...

CALL FOR PAPERS ARCHAEOLOGY AS A DIPLOMATIC TOOL—OLD AND NEW INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS AND THEIR POLITICAL INTEREST IN GLOBAL ARCHAEOLOGY 5th EISA European Workshops in International Studies (EWIS) European International Studies Association (EISA) Groningen, Netherlands - 06–09 June 2018 Archaeology, as well as cultural heritage, has always played a crucial, albeit often overlooked, role both as an instrument to establish or reinforce international relations and as a political tool. Our workshop aim at exploring this themes along the following perspectives, but also welcome further suggestions: • Archaeology as an economic resource on the international level • Archaeology as a provider of narratives to legitimize power relations/the status quo • Archaeology as a means of cross-cultural communication • Archaeology and the genesis and negotiation of political identities The Call for Papers opens on 20 November 2017. Please remember that the deadline to submit your abstract proposal is 10 January 2018 (Wednesday, 11:59 PM). Abstracts up to 200 words, presentations are 15 min. Discussion will follow. Applicants will be notified about the outcome of the selection process by 10 February 2018. Registration to the conference opens on 10 February 2018 and closes on 16 March 2018. The registration fee for EISA members will be EUR 120 (full) / EUR 60 (students). The non-member rate is EUR 200 (full) / EUR 100 (students) and does not include membership. The fee includes participation in the conference, attendance at the keynote and plenary events, grand reception (all on 06 June) and happy hours. Please note that there will be a closing party on Friday, 08 June. For details see CfP www.academia.edu/35251155/Call_for_Papers_ARCHAEOLOGY_AS_A_DIPLOMATIC_TOOL_OLD_AND_NEW_INTERNATIO...

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Call for Papers
2nd Sudan Studies Postgraduate Conference
5th May 2018
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge

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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