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  Company of Images: Modelling the ancient Egyptian imaginary world of the Middle Bronze Age International Conference: 18-20 September 2014: Institute of Archaeology, University College, London The purpose of this conference is to explore the fertile imaginary world of Middle Bronze Age Egypt (2000-1500BC) through its material culture and the...
http://www.inter-disciplinary.net/at-the-interface/evil/fear-horror-terror/call-for-papers/ Call for Presentations 8th Global Conference Thursday 11th September – Saturday 13th September 2014 Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom Rituals, Myths and Symbolism Call for Presentations Concepts of fear, horror and terror (FHT) increasingly pervade public discourse and popular culture. Countless urban myths and ‘morality tales’ told to us...
Kasia Szpakowska will be giving a presentation at the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt (the talk is currently scheduled for Sunday, April 6th) Inscribed Clay Cobra Figurines of Abydos: Finally Unhooded Over 700 clay figurines of rearing cobras have been found in Late Bronze Age...
Egyptian and Jewish Magic in Antiquity Conference Website Contexts, Contacts, Continuities and Comparisons A Collaborative International Conference in Ancient Magic   6th-9th July, 2015, University of Bonn Under the auspices of the Minerva Stiftung, Bonn and Tel Aviv Universities have embarked on the bold initiative to bring together, for the...
The Demonology Project’s Felicitas Weber will be presenting a lecture for the Friends of the Egypt Centre. ‘Learning is Not Just For Life, But For Death’ The “Book of the Dead” was the most common guide through the Netherworld for the ancient Egyptians, from the New Kingdom through the Roman Period. This...
The Demonology Project’s Kasia Szpakowska will be presenting a seminar as part of the Egypt Centre’s research seminar series. Magical Spells on Protective Cobra Figurines This discussion will focus on preliminary interpretations of religious texts inscribed on clay cobra figurines found near the temple of Osiris at Abydos. The brief...
Demonology 2K’s Zuzanna Bennett will be talking about ‘The problem with ancient Egyptian demons’ as part of a series of research seminars at Swansea University. This presentation will explore some of the difficulties encountered when researching these entities, such as how to spot a demon, and it will also demonstrate...