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Saturday Activities

Saturday Activities

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Deir el-Medina: The Artisans' Village (Part 1) - Saturday (10AM - 1PM)

Description

The settlement, on the west bank of Thebes, housed the artisans and stonemasons who created the royal tombs at the Valley of the Kings. The site provides one of the best archaeological records from the ancient world, including remains of houses, objects of daily life, administrative documents, personal letters, in addition to tombs and funerary goods. This day school will provide an overview of the structure of work and the home, including layout of the houses, painted decoration, and furniture. This course will develop participants' knowledge of settlement archaeology and aspects of social life in New Kingdom Egypt.

Number of Meetings

1

Course Leader

Joanne Backhouse

CRN 24983/ALGY000

Course Fees

Course Fee: Standard Fee: £25

Click here for information on our fee bands https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/continuing-education/enrolment-info/

Attendee CategoryCost   
1. Full Fee£25.00[Read More]
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Deir el-Medina: The Artisans' Village (Part 2) - Saturday (10AM - 1PM)

Description

The settlement, on the west bank of Thebes, housed the artisans and stonemasons who created the royal tombs at the Valley of the Kings. The site provides one of the best archaeological records from the ancient world, including remains of houses, objects of daily life, administrative documents, personal letters, in addition to tombs and funerary goods. This day school will provide participants with a detailed analysis of two tombs from the site. This course will develop participants' knowledge of the religious beliefs of the residents and the artistic practices and style of New Kingdom Egypt.


Number of Meetings

1

Course Leader

Joanne Backhouse

CRN 24984/ALGY000

Course Fees

Course Fee: Standard Fee: £25

Click here for information on our fee bands https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/continuing-education/enrolment-info/

Attendee CategoryCost   
1. Full Fee£25.00[Read More]
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Deir el-Medina: The Artisans' Village (Part 3) - Saturday (10AM - 1PM)

Description

The settlement, on the west bank of Thebes, housed the artisans and stonemasons who created the royal tombs at the Valley of the Kings. The site provides one of the best archaeological records from the ancient world, including remains of houses, objects of daily life, administrative documents, personal letters, in addition to tombs and funerary goods. This day school will provide participants with a detailed analysis of worship inside and outside the home. This will include the veneration of ancestors, gods, and deified pharaohs. This course will develop participants' knowledge of religious practice in New Kingdom Egypt.

Number of Meetings

1

Course Leader

Joanne Backhouse

CRN 24985/ALGY000

Course Fees

Course Fee: Standard Fee: £25

Click here for information on our fee bands https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/continuing-education/enrolment-info/

Attendee CategoryCost   
1. Full Fee£25.00[Read More]
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Gothic Visions: Dreams and Nightmares in Art (Saturday 10AM - 1PM)

Description

200 years ago Spanish artist Francisco Goya created his ‘Black Paintings’, a series of fourteen dark and disturbing works, and it is with these images that the lecture begins! It then moves on to look at a selection of works from the 18th Century to the 2000s which engage with the subject of dreams and nightmares. Participants will be treated to a phantasmagoria of the Gothic, the visionary, the macabre and the surreal!

Number of Meetings

1

Course Leader

Dr Anna Madison

CRN 24992/CEPD4000

Course Fees

Course Fee: Standard Fee: £25

Click here for information on our fee bands https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/continuing-education/enrolment-info/

Attendee CategoryCost   
1. Full fee£25.00[Read More]
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'Heaven’s Promise': Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Spiritualism (Saturday 10AM-1PM)

Description

This lecture looks at Pre-Raphaelite poet-painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s engagement with Victorian Spiritualism. It addresses his personal séance experiences after the death of his wife, the artist Lizzie Siddal, and how those experiences influenced his painting and poetry. It will consider the significance for Rossetti of the medieval poet Dante and the 18th Century mystic Swedenborg, in his depiction of the ‘dead beloved’ and the reunion of lovers in heaven.

Number of Meetings

1

Course Leader

Dr Anna Madison

CRN 24993/CEPD4000

Course Fees

Course Fee: Standard Fee: £25

Click here for information on our fee bands https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/continuing-education/enrolment-info/

Attendee CategoryCost   
1. Full fee£25.00[Read More]