ANNUAL MEETINGARCE's 68th Annual Meeting will be held April 21-23, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri.Intercontinental at the Plaza HotelCall for papers will open on October 15, 2016.
ARCE EXECUTIVE DIRECTORARCE is accepting applications for an Executive Director to be based in Washington, D.C. ARCE is looking for a senior leader who understands the importance of preserving the cultural heritage of and advancing research into one of the world’s oldest civilizations.
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH POSITION IN EGYPTOLOGYThe Department of Near Eastern Studies (http://neareast.jhu.edu/) at Johns Hopkins University invites applications to fill a postdoctoral research position in Egyptology.
Upcoming EventsWednesday, December 7, 2016 at 6:00PM
DR. PAMELA ROSE, Deputy Director of the Austrian Archaeological Institute in Cairo
Programs begin at 6:00pm at ARCE. Refreshments will be provided following the event. Everyone is welcome to the ARCE programs. Doors will be closed at 6:15pm.Thursday, December 8 through Sunday, December 11, 2016
TRIP TO ASSIUT
This is a trip during the Mawled El Nabi long weekend holiday, mainly to two iconic sites. The highlight of the tour will be a visit to the recently restored Red Monastery and to Akhenaton's Tel El Amarna.Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 1:30PM
Dr. Melinda Hartwig, The Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University
Sponsored by Debra MooreFree for ARCE-OC and Bowers Members.
$12 for Non-ARCE-OC and Non-Bowers Members.Bowers Museum, Santa Ana - Norma Kershaw AuditoriumChapter: Orange County CaliforniaLECTURE & HOLIDAY GATHERING: Middle Kingdom Clappers, Dancers, Birth Magic, and the Reinvention of RitualSaturday, December 10, 2016 at 3:30PM
Dr. Ellen Morris
Asst. Professor of Ancient Studies, Barnard College
3:30 PM, Classroom 2, Penn MuseumEntrance fees are:$10 for the general public$7 UPenn Staff & Faculty and Penn Museum members$5 for Students with IDFREE for ARCE-PA members and children under 12Chapter: Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 3:00 PM; Holiday Souk at 2:00PM
Dr. Melinda Hartwig, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University
Room 20 Barrows Hall
This month a Holiday Souk precedes the lecture at 2 p.m., with sales of Egyptian-themed books and items to benefit ARCE Northern California and the Baer-Keller Egyptology Library of the Department of Near Eastern Studies.
Chapter: Northern California
CALL FOR PAPERS - ARCE 2017 ANNUAL MEETING IN KANSAS CITY
ARCE members who wish to offer papers or panels and graduate students who propose a paper or poster for presentation at the 2017 Annual Meeting of ARCE in Kansas City, Missouri, should submit abstracts to the Review Committee electronically via ARCE's All Academic website not later than January 6, 2017.
COLORFUL REMAINS PRESERVED BY ARCE CONSERVATION FIELD SCHOOL
ARCE’s current job creation and site improvement project, supported by USAID and in cooperation with the Ministry of Antiquities, involves two New Kingdom tombs at Dra Abu el-Naga. The tombs of Niay and Raya sit side by side on the barren hillside and have been the focus of ARCE's Conservation Field School this past year.
ART OF EMPIRE WINS WISEMAN BOOK AWARD
The Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) has announced that it will present the James R. Wiseman Book Award to Art of Empire: The Roman Frescoes and Imperial Cult Chamber in Luxor Temple. The award will be presented at the AIA Annual Meeting in Toronto in January 2017. The book was edited by ARCE's Michael Jones and art historian Susanna McFadden and was published by ARCE and Yale University Press in 2015.
ARCE's LATEST PUBLICATION
Available from Yale University Press.
ENGAGING CONSERVATION: COLLABORATION ACROSS DISCIPLINES
Penn Museum Symposium 6-8 October 2016
The schedule includes two and a half days of talks, as well as a reception and keynote address on the first evening. Lunch and reception are included in the registration price. For details on the conference, including a full list of the papers, please visit http://penn.museum/loveconserv
INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF MUSEUMS
The International Council of Museums, in an effort to fight against illicit traffic in cultural goods, compiles the Emergency Red List of Egyptian Cultural Objects at Risk. This list aims to help art and heritage professionals and law enforcement officials identify Egyptian objects that are protected by national and international legislations. View the Red List for Egypt.