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Research - Education: Call for Papers
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by Archaeology Newsroom

The Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities 2018 Colloquium

November 2nd and 4th, 2018

The Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities/Société pour l’Étude de l’Égypte Ancienne invites all doctoral level graduate students and senior scholars to submit proposals for papers to be given at this year’s Scholars’ Colloquium, to be held November 2nd and 4th, 2018 in Toronto. The deadline for submission is August 31st, 2018. Those who need early acceptance to apply for travel grants are urged to apply before this deadline, and to indicate the reason for needing early notification in their covering
email.

Proposals for Scholars’ Colloquium papers will be accepted from graduate students and senior scholars in the fields of Egyptology, Anthropology, Classics, Fine Arts, Archaeology, Nubian Studies and related fields on ANY topic connected with predynastic, pharaonic, Hellenistic, Roman or Coptic Egypt, but must represent an original contribution to the field. Presentations may be given in either English or French. Papers may not exceed 20 minutes in length.

Since a limited number of proposals will be accepted, papers will be vetted by committee. Interested scholars should send a title and brief abstract of their proposed paper to the Scholars’ Colloquium Coordinators at [email protected] or [email protected] Please note that only proposals submitted in electronic format [i.e. via email and in the appropriate template] will be considered. Abstracts must not exceed 350 words in length. Acceptances of papers will be issued in September.

The SSEA/SÉÉA is also holding its 42nd Annual Symposium that weekend. Papers accepted for the Scholars’ Colloquium are not limited to the topic of the symposium,
and no preference will be given to proposals based on topic. Please also note that the SSEA is soliciting proposals for the Scholars’ Colloquium only.

Beginning in 2018, the fee previously applied only to attendance at the Saturday Symposium will be applied to the whole weekend. This means that all participants in the Scholars’ Colloquium will be expected to pay the appropriate registration fee in advance.

Call for Posters: SSEA/SÉÉA Annual Meeting (November 2nd – 4th, 2018)

The Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities/Société pour l’Étude de l’Égypte Ancienne is now inviting proposals for poster contributions for its Annual Meeting, to be held November 2nd – 4th, 2018 on the campus of the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. Proposals for Poster Session will be accepted from organizations, projects, expeditions, graduate students and senior scholars in the fields of Egyptology, Anthropology, Classics, Fine Arts/Art History, Archaeology, Nubian Studies, ancient Coptic Studies and related fields on must represent an original contribution to the field. Posters may address any aspect of ANY topic connected with predynastic, pharaonic, Hellenistic, Roman or Coptic Egypt. However, poster presentation is best suited to material with a strong visual impact, rather than a great reliance on text. Posters may be in either English or French. (Ideally, posters will be available in a bilingual version.)

Poster abstracts will be published in the conference abstracts booklet. Authors of posters will have the option of uploading a pdf of their poster to the SSEA/SÉÉA website. Please note that the production and delivery of posters to the conference is the responsibility of presenters. If they wish the SSEA/SÉÉA to deal with printing and mounting the posters on their behalf, they must cover the costs.

There will also be a limited number of poster positions available for notices of scholarly projects or organizations in Egyptology, Nubian Studies, Coptic Studies, Near Eastern Studies or Ancient Mediterranean Studies.

Since a limited number of proposals will be accepted, posters will be vetted by committee. Interested scholars should send a title and brief abstract of their proposed poster to the Scholars’ Colloquium Coordinators at [email protected] or [email protected] Please note that only proposals submitted in electronic format [i.e. via email] will be considered. Proposals must not exceed 350 words in length. Acceptances of posters will be issued beginning in mid-October. The final deadline for receipt of proposals for posters is September 30th, 2018.

The Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities/Société pour l’Étude de l’Égypte Ancienne is also holding its Scholars’ Colloquium and 42nd Annual Symposium on the same weekend in NOVEMBER, 2018. Papers accepted for the Scholars’ Colloquium and the poster sessions are not limited to the topic of the symposium, and no preference will be given to proposals based on topic. Please also note that the SSEA/SÉÉA is soliciting proposals for the Scholars’ Colloquium and poster sessions only.

Queens of Ancient Egypt

This autumn, the SSEA/SÉÉA will hold the Annual Symposium on the topic of “Queens
of ancient Egypt”. This year’s symposium, held in conjunction with our Annual General Meeting and Scholars’ Colloquium has been scheduled for November 3rd, 2018.