Belgian expansionism and the making of Egyptology, 1830-1952

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On Friday September 13, 2019, P&P-member dr. Jan Vandersmissen will give a lecture at the 1st Conference of ​the International Academy of the History of Science: Science in different cultures and civilizations - Towards a transcultural history of knowledge.

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1 Jul 2019
Last week, P&P-member Vincent Oeters presented his research at the Current Research in Egyptology 2019 conference at theUniversity of Alcalá with a lecture titled 'Networking at its best: Interpersonalrelationships between Jean Capartand his colleagues abroad'. Great to see our research reach an ...

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22 Jun 2019
On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869, dr. Jan Vandersmissen will represent Pyramids & Progress at "Le Canal de Suez vu de Trieste et de Bruxelles" (The Suez Canal seen from Triëste and Brussels). His lecture will be titled "Le prince Léopold de Belgique ...

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17 Jun 2019
On 13 March P&P member prof. dr. Eugène Warmenbol of Université libre de Bruxelles kicked off the Verhaegen Chair Lecture Series with his inaugural lecture ‘Egypt and Freemasonry. Overlooked aspects of the Egyptian Campaign of Napoleon Bonaparte’ (original title: ' L'Égypte et la Franc-Maçonnerie ...

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13 Mar 2019
On the first English-language symposium on the History of Mediterranean Archaeology in the Low Countries, to be held 8 March 2019 at the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden (the Netherlands), our PhD-student Vincent Oeters will present a paper titled: "From insignificant to ‚the capital’ ...

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6 Mar 2019
At the 46th annual Flemish-Dutch Egyptologists Day, on 27 October 2018, P&P-team members Athena Van der Perre and Marleen De Meyer presented "Pyramids and Progress" to a curious audience of Belgian and Dutch Egyptologists. Next to their presentation of the background and mission of the project, they ...

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9 Feb 2019
“Smaller Nations” – Lesser Nations? Belgian-German Relationships in Egyptology through the mid-20th century Aula Zeger van Hee College De Valk Tiensestraat 41, 3000 Leuven Abstract In the early modern history of Egyptology scholars might belong either to the “French” or to the “German” School ...

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24 Jan 2019