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Chesterfield Local Group Events


Chesterfield Local Group Lecture calendar

January 14th 2017

Divination in Ancient Egypt

Dr Luigi Prada:  (Egyptologist, University College Oxford)

March 11th 2017

*Ptolemies Day School

1. After Alexander:the Founding of the Ptolemaic Dynasty

2. Ptolemaic Girl Power: Arsinoë II, Berenice II and Cleopatra VII

Sarah Griffiths:  (Deputy Editor of Ancient Egypt Magazine)

May 13th 2017

"A Thousand Miles up the Nile" Story of Amelia Edwards

Dr Val Billingham: (Egyptologist and EES trustee)

June 17th 2017

"Lost Tombs" Day School

1.  'Missing tombs': the allure of the hidden and what might yet be revealed.

2.  Case studies: Imhotep, Akhenaten, Nefertiti and Cleopatra.

Chris Naunton:  (President, International Association of Egyptologists)

July 15th 2017

Seti I

Claire Ollett:   (Egyptologist & Chairman of Thebes Egyptology Group)

  September 16th 2017

FOR WHOM THE SUN DOTH SHINE: Nefertari Beloved of Mut

Dylan Bickerstaffe:  (Egyptologist)

November 4th 2017

The Saite Revival: Resurgence of the Power of Ancient Egypt

Dr Roger Forshaw:(Egyptologist at University of Manchester)

Our Programme for 2017

The Chesterfield Local group extends a warm welcome to all SSAE members and friends to the 2017 season of events.  

All events are held at the Lecture Theatre, Chesterfield Central Library, New Beetwell Street, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 1QN  (Venue map here)  on Saturdays* and begin at 1:30 pm.

* Study Days/Day Schools, on Saturdays start at 10:45 am - 3:30 pm

Admission : £3* on the door.  You don't have to be a member of the Local Group, just turn up.

* Study Days/Day Schools carry extra charge

Out of consideration for the speaker and the audience, please turn off your mobile phones during the lecture.

If you would like to join us for a drink at the Rutland Arms afterwards, you will be more than welcome. (Coffee and tea also available)

For details of the MAIN Society group  events, click HERE