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.



Ephemeral Architectural Forms in Ancient Egypt and Their Legacy

With Professor John Baines

University of Oxford

Thursday, September 5 at 5:30 pm



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



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