Birmingham Egyptology are pleased to announce that the 7th Annual Birmingham Egyptology Symposium will be held at the University of Birmingham on Friday 29th May 2020. 

The theme will be ‘Biography in ancient Egypt’.

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 an A0 research poster.

For any applicants (particularly international) unable to attend the Symposium in person, we are willing to arrange video presentations (e.g. a recorded talk or audio recorded over PowerPoint) to accompany posters or as a stand-alone presentation.

Abstracts (maximum of 300 words) must be submitted by 30th March 2020 to: [email protected]. Confirmation of the decision will be emailed by 6th 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.

NB Presenters must make their own arrangements for transportation of posters, when applicable.

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