Echoes of Egypt Lecture Series, Part II

 

 

In the second half of our Echoes of Egypt: Conjuring the Land of the Pharaohs lecture series, prominent experts discuss their research and unique perspectives on themes in the exhibition.

 

All lectures are free and open to the public.

 

September

Ephemeral Architectural Forms in Ancient Egypt and Their Legacy

With Professor John Baines

University of Oxford

Thursday, September 5 at 5:30 pm

 

November

Magical Scripts and Other Egyptian Marvels in Classical Arabic Sources: The Case of Ibn Waḥshiyya

With Dr. Isabel Toral-Niehoff

Senior Research Fellow, Aga Khan University

Friday, November 1 at 5:30 pm

 

Living with Egypt’s Past in Australia

With Professor Colin Hope

Director, Centre for Archaeology & Ancient History, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, Monash University

Thursday, November 7 at 5:30 pm

 

December

The Legacy of Napoleon on the Nile

With Dr. Robert Grant Irving

(Yale Ph.D. ’78, History of Art)

Thursday, December 5 at 5:30 pm

Postponed to a later date, TBD