Meet the CRE 2024 Liverpool Organising Committee!
Catherine Bishop, University of Liverpool
Catherine is a third year PhD candidate at the University of Liverpool, focussing on the procurement, processing, and use of incense in Bronze Age Egypt, funded by the John Lennon Memorial Scholarship. She has a BA in Classical Civilisations and Egyptology from Swansea University, and an MA at the same institution in Ancient Egyptian Culture. Alongside her research, she has had the opportunity to work with the Abydos Middle Cemetery Project and the South Asasif Conservation Project. Her research interests include environmental archaeology and art history in the context of ancient Egypt.
Marina Sartori, University of Oxford
Marina Sartori, Egyptologist, is a SNSF Postdoc.mobility Fellow at the University of Oxford (Grant nr. P500PH_214164). Both her PhD dissertation (2022, University of Basel), titled “Between the (brush)lines. Script- and Figure-pictoriality in New Kingdom Theban tombs”, and her postdoc project, “Idiosyncratic graphic registers in New Kingdom manuscripts”, revolve around the visual aspects of written and figurative representation in ancient Egypt. As an archaeologist and epigraphist, she has been part of the Swiss Mission in Sheikh Abd el-Qurna (2016-2019) and is now a member of the Polish Mission in the North Asasif.
Reuben Hutchinson-Wong, University of Birmingham
Reuben is a postgraduate researcher at the University of Birmingham, England, investigating ancient (re)use of tombs and mastabas for additional burial during the Old through early Middle Kingdoms. He previously completed a MA (Ancient History), BA(Hons) (Ancient History), BA (Ancient History and Geography) from Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland. His main research interests are on how ancient peoples engaged with and altered mortuary landscapes, as well as the reception of ancient Egypt in colonial New Zealand.