Birmingham Egyptology are pleased to announce that the 7th Annual Birmingham Egyptology Symposium will be held online in partnership with the University of Birmingham and the Egypt Exploration Society on Friday 21st May 2021. 

The theme will be ‘Biography in ancient Egypt’.

Call for papers

We invite abstract submissions from postgraduates and independent researchers pertaining to the individual’s interpretation of the above theme, which can include, but is not limited to: Egyptian language, architecture and landscape, religion, art, archaeology, self-presentation, works of fiction or historical accounts, epigraphy, and reception of ancient Egypt.

Presentations may take the form of a 20-­minute paper AND/OR a research poster.

Abstracts (maximum of 300 words) must be submitted by 2nd April 2021 to: [email protected] 
Confirmation of the decision will be emailed by 23rd April. Following the Symposium, presenters will be invited to submit their papers or posters as articles to be considered for publication in the Birmingham Egyptology Journal.

Further information about the event will be shared via our website: For any queries or to sign up to our mailing list, please contact us at the above email address.


This event will be hosted on Zoom. Online registration for this event will open soon. Click 'Book' below to checkout the Birmingham Egyptology webpage.