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Monday, June 25, 2018

Egypt Exploration Society | British Egyptology Congress 4

British Egyptology Congress 4

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


Over 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.

A preliminary schedule is available to download here

(Please note that this schedule is subject to change)

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. 

Speakers should register their attendance by booking a ticket below before the 1st August. Any unregistered speakers will be removed from the schedule after this date and a final version will be made available to delegates.

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 


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. To book a room at Hulme Hall please book online here. The cost will be £100 for the Friday and Saturday evenings. The deadline to book Hulme Hall accommodation is 1st 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 for further details of how to bid. 

Download a booking form here, or use the online payment system below. 

Book a place

Ticket Quantity Price

EES and MAES members

Decrease Increase £50.00


Decrease Increase £75.00

Student non-members

Decrease Increase £60.00



Location: Hulme Hall, Oxford Place, Manchester, M14 5RR

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Hulme Hall, Oxford Place, Manchester, M14 5RR

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