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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)
Chesterfield Local Group Events
|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|
| 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)