The Egypt Exploration Society is delighted to be partnering with the University of Manchester to organise the fourth British Egyptology Congress (BEC) on 7th-9th September 2018. See the announcement here

Online registration closed at noon on Thursday 16th August 2018

Any booking forms received after 16th August cannot be guaranteed a ticket to the full Congress or a welcome pack

No refunds can be given after 31st July


Almost 100 scholars will present their research across the weekend representing institutions across the world and a range of topics including languages, archaeology, museum and archive, and the history of travel and exploration.

The final schedule for the event is available here.

Download the abstracts here

A special headline lecture by Dr Christan Greco, Director of Museo Egizio, Turin will take place on 7th September at 7pm titled: Biography of the objects: dialogue between Egyptology and Sciences. A ticket for this lecture is included in the Congress tickets below. 

All successful abstract submissions should have been notified in May 2018. If you have any questions regarding your submission or have not heard then please email [email protected] 


Attendees wishing to stay in Manchester during the duration of the Congress may wish to stay in the event venue itself.

Rooms are £50 per night for a single occupancy room, en suite bathroom, and breakfast. Bookings to stay at Hulme Hall are now closed. The cost will be £100 for the Friday and Saturday evenings. The deadline to book Hulme Hall accommodation was noon on Thursday 16th August 2018.

If you prefer to stay in another hotel in Manchester then please find available accommodation online here.

Organising partners

The Egypt Exploration Society is delighted to be partnering with the following organisations who will be hosting the Fourth British Egyptology Congress. If you are interested in hosting the Fifth British Egyptology Congress in 2020 then please email the EES at [email protected] for further details of how to bid. 

This event is now fully booked.