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x-posted from https://blogs.brown.edu/joukowsky/2017/02/01/cfp-journal-of-intercultural-and-interdisciplinary-archaeology/ CFP: Journal of Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Archaeology (JIIA.it/JIIA.eu) Peer reviewed online journal. Available at http://journals.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/index.php/jiia/index Editor: Dr. Antonella D’Ascoli JIIA N.3/2016 Issue 3 of JIIA (Section 1) will focus on the complex class of mythological beings belonging to the netherworld. Hybrid creatures, demons, benevolent or malevolent entities, autonomous...
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This sounds like a fascinating project, perfectly timed to reflect the growing interest in the material manifestations of magic and religion. The result will be a book on The Material Culture of Magic, edited by Dr Antje Bosselmann-Ruickbie and Dr Leo Ruickbie. (From their call) Call For Chapters – The Material Culture of...
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Swansea University’s Festival of Research has just announced the Launch of the Ancient Egyptian Demonology Project: Second Millennium BC!   by Dr Kasia Szpakowska Department of History & Classics, Swansea University Wednesday 27 February: 12.30 – 13.30: Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea University Demons abound in the media today—from TV shows and...
The Jagellonian University in Poland has issued a call for papers related to Magical Texts in Ancient Civilisations. The deadline for abstract submission is March 15th. For more information please visit the blog of fellow demonologist Panagiotis Kousoulis. Updates on the conference will be found on http://www.psc.uj.edu.pl/index.php/pl/o_nas/wydarzenia/wydarzenia_2012/civilizations/....
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The Friends of the Egypt Centre at Swansea University host a talk by Ahmed Mekawy (University College London) TONIGHT Wednesday 17th October 2012 7pm in Fulton House, Seminar Room 2, Swansea University This research investigates the materiality and scope, within the religious landscape of ancient Egyptian archaeology, of Werethekau “Great...
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Ancient Egyptian Demonology Project: Second Millennium BC   Academic Supervisor: Dr Kasia Szpakowska Two fully-funded PhD studentships form part of a three-year research project funded by the Leverhulme Trust entitled Ancient Egyptian Demonology Project: Second Millennium BC. Demons abound in the media today—from tales of possession to the labeling of political policies...