As part of our mission statement, the Toronto Chapter organizes three series of lectures each year to correspond with the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. Most events are free and open to the public, and they represent Egyptological scholarship worldwide.
What is planned for this year?
Lecture: Dialogue or Coercion: Social Pressure in Ancient Egypt
- Who? Guillaume Bouchard Labonté
- When and Where: Monday, Nov. 6 at 7 pm – 5 Bancroft Ave.
Lecture: From Lepsius to WWII – The History of German Egyptology in the 19th and early 20th centuries
- Who? Dr. Susanne Voss-Kern (German Archaeological Institute/DAI, Berlin/Cairo)
- When and Where: Friday, Dec. 8 at 7 pm – 5 Bancroft Ave.
- Who? Carla Mesa Guzzo (University of Toronto)
- When and Where? Friday, Jan. 12 at 7 pm – 5 Bancroft Ave.
Lecture: Khufu’s Harbour
- Who? Dr. Pierre Tallet (Université Paris-Sorbonne)
- When and Where? Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 7 pm – 75 Queen’s Park Crescent East
- Who? Dr. Jitse Dijkstra (University of Ottawa)
- When and Where? Friday, Feb. 23 at 7 pm – 569 Spadina Crescent
- Who? Dr. Mary-Ann Pouls Wegner (University of Toronto)
- When and Where? Friday, Mar. 23 at 7 pm – venue TBD
Lecture: Shadows and Droplets: timekeeping instruments from Ancient Egypt
- Who? Dr. Sarah Symons (McMaster University)
- When and Where? Friday, Apr. 13 at 7 pm – venue TBD
- Who? Dr. Adela Oppenheim (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
- When and Where? Friday, May 11 at 7 pm – venue TBD