The SSEA (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 virtually November 6th – 8th, 2020 in Toronto, Canada. The deadline for submission is August 31st, 2020.  Papers will be twenty minutes each and will be delivered via Zoom. 

SSEA Scholars’Colloquium 2020 Call for Papers

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 the committee. 

Interested scholars should send a title and a 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. 

Furthermore, The SSEA/SÉÉA is also holding its 44th Annual Symposium on NOVEMBER 7th. The Colloquium is held in conjunction with the SSEA’s annual Egyptology Symposium, held on November 7th. The topic for this year’s Symposium is Tombs of the Theban Hills. It will also be held virtually, using Zoom. More information about the program for the weekend will be forthcoming. We look forward to receiving abstracts from scholars from around the world and invite your submission with eager anticipation. In addition, papers accepted for the Scholars’ Colloquium are not limited to the topic of the symposium; no preference will be given to proposals based on the topic. Please also note that the SSEA is soliciting proposals for the SSEA Scholars’ Colloquium only. 

All participants in the Scholars’ Colloquium will be expected to pay the appropriate registration fee in advance. 

SSEA Meeting 2020, Call for Posters  

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 6th – 8th, 2020 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 the 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. More, 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 the committee. Interested scholars should send a title and a 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.

The final deadline for receipt of proposals for posters is September 15th, 2020.

For more see here. For another virtual meeting of Egyptologists which was a success, see here.