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**POSTPONED** GLASGOW Carlos Gracia Zamacona : A New Approach to the Coffin Texts

  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Glasgow G3 8AG (map)

Dr Carlos Gracia Zamacona is an honorary research associate at the École Pratique des Hautes Études, and obtained his PhD in Egyptology in 2008 with a thesis on the semantics of Ancient Egyptian (motion verbs in the Coffin Texts) under the direction of Pascal Vernus. He has been awarded research fellowships at the Academia de España in Rome and at the Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale in Cairo.

His interests are verbal semantics, metaphorical thinking, textual patterns and uses, writing and its connections to language and semiotics, and religious thought and its reinterpretation.

He has taught Egyptology at the University of Barcelona, and seminars at the Archaeological National Museum in Madrid, and has collaborated as a researcher in research projects such as the Giza Project (Harvard University, 2015-2016) and the Diana Arcaizante Project (Universidad Complutense & Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid, 2007-2013).

Please note that this lecture will be preceded by the Society AGM.

Due to adverse weather conditions, this meeting has been postponed and will be rescheduled.  Please watch this site for further information.