Belgian expansionism and the making of Egyptology, 1830-1952

Vincent Oeters: From insignificant to ‚the capital’: Jean Capart and the making of Belgian Egyptology

Vincent Oeters presenting at HMALC in Leiden

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’: Jean Capart and the making of Belgian Egyptology".

The programme and abstracts can be found here: http://tijdschrift.mediterrane-archeologie.nl/symposium2019/

The symposium is organised on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of TMA, Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology for the Netherlands and Flanders. Co-organisers are Platform Argos and Rijksmuseum van Oudheden. Platform Argos, initiated in 2016, aims at the historical study of Mediterranean archaeology as practiced by Dutch and Flemish archaeologists, projects, universities and museums (www.platformargos.nl).

(Photo credit © KMKG - MRAH)

6 Mar 2019 (14:36)