From November 2020 to June 2021 the Museo Egizio offers two online Egyptological conference programs
In November, the new program of scientific conferences kicks off, and for the 2020/2021 season it will offer a double calendar of online meetings, focused on Egyptological, museological and archival research and investigation topics, which will alternate international speakers and curators of the Museum.
The first conference program, organized in collaboration with ACME (an association of supporters and friends of the Museo Egizio), will see the participation of scholars from Italy and abroad, who will discuss the results and progress of their ongoing researches. Among these Vincent Rondot, director of the Department of Egyptian Antiquities of the Louvre Museum, Rita Lucarelli, who is conducting studies on Egyptian funerary art using 3D and augmented reality technologies at Berkeley University, Ramadan Badri Hussein, whose lecture will focus on some recent discoveries related to the Saqqara excavations in Egypt, and Luigi Prada, member of the Department of Egyptology at the University of Oxford and president of ACME. To consult the complete program click HERE
This year the Museum present also, for the first time, a new program of conferences under the title "Museum and Research. Excavations, Archives and Findings ”, which will be entirely dedicated to the research projects curated by the Collection and Research Department of the Museum. A way to highlight and centralize the studies in progress on the collection, which include both specific in-depth studies on individual finds or archaeological contexts, and projects of broader scope, always connected to the Museum's collection. Click HERE for the complete program.
The first conference is going to take place on thursday November 12th at 6 pm: Paolo del Vesco, a curator of Museo Egizio, will hold a lecture on the excavations of the joint mission of the Egyptian Museum and the National Museum of Antiquities of Leiden in Saqqara.
All appointments will be streamed live on the Facebook page and YouTube channel of the Egyptian Museum.