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Margaret Murray: Outside UCL, Part 1

September 29, 2015

Margaret Murray – the story continues

Adventures in History and Archaeology

As many of you know, once you think you’re finished with a project, more and more material comes in.  It’s pretty fun, and thankfully we have outlets, such as blogs, to continue the work.  While attending the HARN conference in Glasgow at the beginning of this month, I was delighted at the quality of the papers we got to hear (see a full list HERE).  One of the papers that caught my particular attention was given by Clare Lewis.  Clare is working on Egyptological Inaugural Lectures (EILs), and is looking at their significance at University College London, Oxford, and Liverpool.  She is comparing and contrasting the goals and ideas of the chairs as they come in to their new positions, and how the promises they make in their ILs play out in their careers and in the discipline of Egyptology.  It is fascinating work.

As she and I were…

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