The Sixth Annual Birmingham Egyptology Symposium, ‘Belief and Identity in the ancient World’ will be held in the Murray Learning Centre (Room UG10) at the University of Birmingham on May 31, 2019.

It is a free event which features a range of presentations from students and academics on ancient Egyptian belief and identity relating to language, art, funerary practices, and both ancient and modern perspectives of Egyptian identity. The symposium hosts a wide range of speakers from the UK and abroad.

Refreshments, lunch and a wine reception will also be provided.

As part of the event, an optional free tour of the Eton Myers collection will be offered, on loan from Eton College and currently held within the Orchard Learning Resource Centre, University of Birmingham. This tour will take place on the evening of Thursday 30th May (6pm-7pm). All interested to attend this in addition to the Symposium, should select the ‘BE Symposium Delegate PLUS Eton Myers tour’ ticket from the options below. They will receive an email with further details of this tour in due course.