CRE XV is proud to have confirmed these distinguished keynote speakers:
Alice Stevenson is the new curator at the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology as of July, 2013. Prior to this, she was a research fellow at the Pitt Rivers Museum at Oxford working on museum collections and archives related to early excavations, including Egypt. In addition to museum collections, she has research interests in Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egyptian and Nubian archaeology, as well as histories of the disciplines of archaeology and anthropology. Alice is no stranger to CRE, having co-organised CRE VI at Cambridge with Rachel Mairs in 2005 when she was a postgraduate student. Alice is also a trustee of the EES.
Richard Bussmann is lecturer in Egyptian Archaeology/Egyptology at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL. Richard teaches Egyptian language classes and a postgraduate socio-cultural course on Ancient Egypt at UCL and is the project-head for “The seals and seal impressions from Hierakonpolis.” He trained at the Free University of Berlin and himself was a CRE presenter when he was a postgraduate student. For more info, please see his UCL IoA staff page.
Christopher Naunton is the director of the Egypt Exploration Society. He studied Egyptology at the universities of Birmingham and Swansea and has worked in the field in the Late Period cemetery of El-Asasif in Luxor and at South Abydos. His research focuses on the Libyan and Kushite Periods of Egyptian history and on the history and development of Egyptology and archaeology in Egypt, and its presentation to the public. Chris has been both a CRE organiser (Birmingham 2002) and a delegate/presenter at previous CREs whilst a student. Follow Chris on Twitter and via his blog.
Dominic Rathbone is Professor of Ancient History at King’s College London. His research focus is on economic aspects, including population, farm sizes and management, prices, shipping, banking, taxation–combining evidence from archaeology, documents on papyrus from Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt and the Roman lawcodes with the ancient narrative sources. Dominic has worked with the EES as chair of the management committee for the EES Oxyrnchus Papyri Collection.