EES North launch event: Landscape Development and Climate Change in Ancient Egypt

Saturday 23rd October 2010

Manchester (Manchester Conference Centre/Days Inn hotel), UK

The Egypt Exploration Society will be launching EES North in October this year. EES North will run Society events in the north of England at various venues, beginning with a study day and reception in Manchester. The study day will present a series of talks by EES field directors on their recent field work, articulating one of the Society’s research areas, landscape development and climate change in Egypt.

2.00pm: Karen Exell (EES), Welcome

2.10pm: Penny Wilson (The EES/Durham University Mission to Sais), Fishing, Feasting and Famine: A Guide to Ancient Nile Delta Environments

2.50pm: Tea and Coffee

3.20pm: Angus Graham (The EES Karnak Land- and Waterscapes Survey), Islands, Marshes, Sloughs and the Nile – Karnak within a Dynamic Theban Floodplain

4.00pm: David Jeffreys/Judith Bunbury (The EES/UCL Survey of Memphis), A View from the White Walls: New Work at Memphis

5.00pm: Wine Reception

Tickets:

£20 / £23 (members / non-members)
£12 / £15 (student members / student non-members)

Contact: Roo Mitcheson (roo.mitcheson@ees.ac.uk; 0207 242 1880) or visit: http://www.ees.ac.uk/events/index/45.html

Venue

Manchester Conference Centre/Days Inn Hotel, Weston Building, Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3BB, UK

Accommodation is available at the venue:

Phone: +44(0)161 9558400

Fax: +44(0)161 9558050

reservations@days-mcc.co.uk

 

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