Lecture | Book launch
First Copy “Beyond the Nile. Egypt and the Classical World” to be presented to Carel Stolker
- 5 September 2018
- Rijksmuseum van Oudheden
- Taffeh tempel-zaal
On Wednesday 5 September 2018, Dr. Timothy Potts, director of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, will present the first copy of the new publication "Beyond the Nile, Egypt and the Classical World" to Prof. dr. Carel Stolker, Rector Magnificus of Leiden University.
J. Paul Getty Museum
The book "Beyond the Nile" was published on the occasion of a large (eponymous) exhibition in the J. Paul Getty Museum: both the book and the exhibition rely on a heavy input from Leiden - in the form of papers, new research , advice and masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden.
|Welcome - Maarten Asscher, Raad van Toezicht RMO||16:00 - 16:10|
|Welcome on behalf of Leiden University - Ivo de Nooijer, Luris||16:10 - 16:15|
|Lecture on Egypt, Greece and Rome - Miguel John Versluys, Professor of Classical & Mediterranean Archaeology||16:15 - 16:35|
|Introduction 'Beyond the Nile', Timothy Potts, Getty Museum||16:35 - 16:50|
|Presentation first copy to the Rector Magnificus, Carel Stolker||16:50 - 17:00|
|Closing remarks by Maarten Asscher||17:00|
|Drinks||17:00 - 18:30|
For more information about the programme, please contact Dr. J.M. Kelder.
Seats for this event are limited, so if you would like to attend please register via de RMO website.
This event is organised by Luris, the knowledge exchange office of Leiden University and LUMC, in cooperation with the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden.