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Friday, September 22, 2023

Northern Cal. ARCE Upcoming Egyptology Lectures

 American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE)

Northern California Chapter

Upcoming Lectures

The following are among the lectures to be presented by ARCE's Northern California Chapter and by the UC Berkeley Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures. Unless otherwise indicated, lectures will be at 3 pm Sunday at venues to be determined.

The Upper Egyptian Temple of Edfu: Its Architecture as an Image of the World
1:30 PM Zoom Lecture
October 15, 2023
Dr. Dieter Kurth, Prof-Dr. Emeritus, Hamburg University
Zoom lecture coordinated by the Orange County chapter of ARCE.
To register, please click on this link and follow the directions.
This lecture will be recorded.

The Qeheq Papyrus: A Bridge Between Egyptology and Berberology
November 5, 2023
Jason Silvestri, UC Berkeley

Contexts and Circumstances in Designing the Divine in Ancient Egypt
December 10, 2023
Dr. Jennifer Babcock, SUNY

Topic TBD
Jan. 14, 2024
Rafh (Didi) El-Behadei, University of Chicago

Topic TBD
Feb. 11, 2024
Maryan Ragheb, University of California, Los Angeles

Topic TBD
March 17, 2024
Dr. Julia Troche, Pratt Institute; State University of New York

Topic TBD
April 14, 2024
Dr. Tom Hardwick, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston/Houston Museum of Natural Science

Topic TBD
April 28, 2024
Dr. Aidan Dodson, University of Bristol

Walking Among Pharaohs: George Reisner and the Dawn of Modern Egyptology
May 5, 2024 (2 p.m. Pacific Time, live at the Palace of the Legion of Honor, San
In cooperation with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Dr. Peter der Manuelian, Harvard University

In the Shadow of Egypt's Last Pyramid: Uncovering the Ahmose Cemetery and Its Historical Implications
Sept. 15, 2024
Emily Smith-Sangster, Princeton University


Parking is available in UC lots all day on weekends, for a fee. Ticket dispensing machines accept debit or credit cards. Parking is available in lots around the Social Sciences Building, and in lots along Bancroft. A map of the campus is available online at

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