Meetings

The Society arranges monthly meetings with talks on various themes in Egyptology. The meetings are usually held on Tuesdays at 6.15 pm in Tieteiden talo (Kirkkokatu 6). Please be informed that most of the talks are given in Finnish unless otherwise noted. The topic of the talk in English in parentheses.

The meetings are free and open to everyone. Welcome!

Due to the renovation of the House of Sciences, the meetings for the academic year 2021-2022 will be held in the evacuation facilities at Runeberginkatu 14-16 (Aalto University) and will start already at 5:15 pm! The hall can accommodate 60 people.

Upcoming talks

23.11. klo 17.15, Runeberginkatu 14-16, sali A305. FM Virpi Perunka: Yhteispohjoismaalainen Nubian-retkikunta ja keramiikan tutkimus. The meeting will be held in hybrid form. The link to the Zoom meeting can be found by replacing the word meetings in the address bar with the word zoom (e.g. egyptologinenseura.fi/zoom)! The meeting and presentation can also be followed on the big screen in the hall A305 at the Aalto University. Welcome!

25.1.2022 klo 17.15, Runeberginkatu 14-16, sali A305.  Dos. Sami Uljas: Sigurd Wettenhovi-Aspa ja Suuri Suomalais-Egyptiläinen Kansainvaellus.

22.2.2022 klo 17.15, Runeberginkatu 14-16, sali A305. Dos. Christa Steinby: Herodotos Egyptissä

Past talks

26.10.2021 klo 17.15, Runeberginkatu 14-16, sali A305. Dos. Christa Steinby: Herodotos Egyptissä. Cancelled due to the speaker’s illness!

28.9.2021 klo 17:15, Runeberginkatu 14-16, sali A305. FM Kaisa Autere: Kirjeitä ja kirjureita el-Lahunista – uuden väitöskirjaprojektin esittely.

27.4.2021, Zoom, FT Heidi Jauhiainen: Virtuaalihautoja ja 3D-muumioita: egyptologia ja digitaaliset menetelmät.

30.3.2021 at 17:00,  Annual meeting on Zoom.  After the meeting FT Erja Salmenkivi: Jotain vanhaa jotain uuttaa… Kierrätyksestä muinaisessa Egyptissä.

23.2.2021, FT Nina Maaranen (University of Bournemouth): Hyksojen jäljillä – Avariksen asukkaat bioantropologisen tutkimuksen valossa. The meeting was organised as a Zoom event.

26.1.2021, hall 104 Doc., Dr. Melanie Wasmuth Egyptians outside Egypt. The meeting and the talk was streamed: https://youtu.be/ICRIeRmIUEw.

27.10.2020, hall 104 FT Marja Vierros Monikielinen Egypti: Kreikan asema ja kehitys egyptin ja muiden kielten rinnalla (Multilingual Egypt: the status and development of Greek parallel to Egyptian and other languages). Marja’s talk was streamed: https://youtu.be/ylmcKigqLlM

22.9.2020, hall 104 FM Mia Meri Egyptin loisto – tuleva näyttely AmosRexissä (The Glory of Egypt – the upcoming exhibition at the Museum AmosRex)
This talk was also streamed: https://youtu.be/_lWC8a-uAgk

25.2.2020, hall 505, MA, BA Hanna Sola: Iu ja miu – egyptiläiset ja heidän lemmikkinsä (Iu and miu – the Egyptians and their pets)

28.1.2020, hall 505, FD Sofia Häggman (Medelhavsmuseet): Om folkmediciner i Egypten (About folkmedicine in Egypt; the talk will be given in Swedish)

26.11.2019, hall 104, PhD, doc. Sami Uljas, MA Mia Rikala: Terveiset Kairon egyptologikongressista (Uljas) ja seuran Egyptin-matkalta (Rikala) (Greetings from the Egyptology congress in Cairo, and from the Society’s trip to Egypt)

22.10.2019, hall 505, MA, BA Hanna Sola: Höyrylaivalla ylös Niiliä: matkailu Egyptissä 1800-luvun lopulla (With steamboat up the Nile: Travelling in Egypt at the end of the 19th century)

24.9.2019, hall 505, Phil.D Erja Salmenkivi: Papyrusten aika (The time of papyri)

23.4.2019, hall. 505, Phil.D, doc. Marja-Leena Hänninen:
Isis ja muut egyptiläiset jumalat varhaisella roomalaisajalla Ostiassa
(Isis and other Egyptian gods during early Roman period in Ostia)

23.3.2019 Annual meeting and feast, 6 pm in Restaurant Perho’s cabinet
Phil.D Erja Salmenkivi: 50 vuotta seuran syntysanojen lausumisesta Kheopsin pyramidin juurella.
(Review of the past 50 years of the FES’ activities)

26.2.2019, hall 505, Phil.D Heidi Jauhiainen:
”Enkö enää kuulu niihin joille järjestät juhlan?” Juhlista Deir el-Medinassa.
(On feasts at Deir el-Medina)

22.1.2019, hall 104, MA Mia Meri: Muinaisen Egyptin haudanryöstäjät (The tomb-robbers of ancient Egypt)

Past talks

We have aimed to record and share all our talks since September 2015 on our very own YouTube channel.