Lecture Programme

MAES organises an annual lecture programme for members and non-members alike.  Usually held on the second Monday of each month, most lectures are given by well-known Egyptologists from the UK and overseas.

Here’s our programme for the 2020-2021 season which includes our annual study in March and an extra study day in May!

 In light of the coronavirus restrictions, we are holding online lectures via zoom until further notice.

Online lectures are free to MAES members!

***Membership for April to July 2021 is £10. You can join by downloading a membership form here:

Online lectures are via Zoom and will take place from 8pm  to 9pm (doors open 7:30pm) with time after for questions.

  • Online lectures are free to MAES members who will receive a link via email.

Non-members welcome – tickets £5 via Eventbrite.

  • Click here for Apr & May events. Click here for June & July.
14 Sep 2020 Campbell Price


Art, Sex and Death in Graeco-Roman Egypt [Postponed from summer 2020]
12 Oct Rosalie David OBE


Jewellery in Ancient Egypt: What Was Its Purpose?
9 Nov Aidan Dodson


Unseen Serapeum

Bob Partridge Egyptology Lecture

14 Dec Members Lectures


Lesley Easterman – Did Ancient Egyptians Drink Milk?Michael Tunnicliffe – Roman Egypt in the Second Century
11 Jan 2021 Iwona J. Kozieradzka-Ogunmakin


Beyond the Pyramids: New Insights into the Rise and Collapse of the Kingdom of Meroe, Sudan.
8 Feb Glenn Godenho


What’s in a Name? Patterns of People at the End of the Old Kingdom
8 Mar Roland Enmarch


How beautiful are thy buttocks! Same-sex Desire in Ancient Egypt
Sat 27 Mar  ONLINE
Queens of Egypt with Dylan Bickerstaffe, Ken Griffin and Sarah Griffiths [Postponed from March 2020]
12 Apr

26 Apr

Lee McStein


Maria Nilsson and John Ward


The Curious Case of the Deir el Bahari Casts

Recent Discoveries at Gebel el-Silsila: New Kingdom Material

10 May José-Ramón Pérez-Accino


A Place Badly Concealed. Newest Research on the Royal Cache Wadi, Luxor.
Joint lecture with KNH
22  May  STUDY DAY


Egypt, Israel and the Rise of the Empires with Michael Tunnicliffe and Sarah Griffiths

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14 Jun


12 Jul

Ken Griffin



Eric Cline


Egypt Centre Swansea – virtual tour of the Egyptology collection


1177 BC – Egypt and the Late Bronze Age Collapse

Click here to download details of our  2020-21 season

When we resume lectures at our venue, the Manchester Conference Centre / Pendulum Hotel, doors open at 6:30pm with lectures beginning at 7.45pm.

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Please be aware that due to circumstances out of our control, we sometimes have to change our lecture programme. Please contact us for the latest information.