Assam: textile transmission and the performance of  dance

Assam: textile transmission and the performance of dance

Friday 8 July, 09.30 to 20.00
Saturday 9 July, 10.00 to 19.30
Stevenson Lecture Theatre
£20, Members/concessions £15

This two-day conference will respond to the current exhibition in Room 91,Krishna in the garden of Assam: the cultural context of an Indian textile. It will consider Assamese textiles, trade and contact through the Himalayas from north-east India to Tibet, and the performance traditions that connect the ancient Krishna-related textiles with modern Assamese culture. The conference will include an exhibition viewing and reception. 


Statues in contexts: production, meaning and (re)uses

Statues in contexts: production, meaning and (re)uses

Wednesday 13 & Thursday 14 July 2016, 10.00-18.00
BP Lecture Theatre

Colloquium: £50, Members/concessions £35

Joint ticket (Colloquium, Sackler lecture, and private view of Sunken Cities) £70, Members/concessions £45

(Sackler lecture, with reception and private view of Sunken Cities) £30,members/concessions £25

Undergraduate and postgraduate students (UK universities) £25 for joint ticket

Beyond typological and stylistic discourses on Egyptian statuary, considering their architectural, cultic and production contexts can prove both fascinating and instructive. This two-day colloquium will look at how and why they were originally displayed or kept invisible, transported, transformed or buried, with recent research and discoveries providing significant new insights. 


The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Foundation Distinguished Lecture in Egyptology

The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Foundation Distinguished Lecture in Egyptology

Colossal and processional statuary in ancient Egypt: Where? When? Why?

Wednesday 13 July 2016, 18.00-19.00
BP Lecture Theatre
Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Lecture in Egyptology: evening lecture, followed by reception and private tour to the exhibition Sunken Cities only £30, Members/concessions £25

The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Foundation Distinguished Lecture in Egyptology 2016 will be held in conjunction with the annual Egyptological colloquium.

Joint ticket (Sackler lecture and colloquium) £70, concessions £45, undergraduate and postgraduate students (UK universities) £25
Concessions are British Museum Members, Egypt Exploration Society members, British Egyptian Society members, and Sudan Archaeological Research Society members

Beyond typological and stylistic discourses on Egyptian statuary, considering their architectural, cultic and production contexts can prove both fascinating and instructive. This two-day colloquium will look at how and why they were originally displayed or kept invisible, transported, transformed or buried, with recent research and discoveries providing significant new insights.

Please note, to book a joint ticket for the Annual Egyptological Colloquium and Sackler lecture/reception together please visit the main Annual Egyptological Colloquium booking page where joint ticket prices are available.