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Richard Parkinson

Series featuring Richard Parkinson

  • Ancient Egyptian Poetry
  • Oriental Institute
  • Oxford LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) History Month Lectures
  • TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities
  • LIBcast - from The Queen's College
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1 Talking with the Soul: A Dialogue about Life and Death In this Ancient Egyptian poem, a man talks with his own soul about whether it is better to live or die. Read by Barbara Ewing. Translated by Richard Bruce Parkinson. Barbara Ewing, Richard Parkinson 16 May 2019
2 Endowment, Enterprise and Emendation: The History of Egyptology at Queen's Clare Lewis, UCL, gives a talk on endowment, enterprise and emendation and egyptology at Queen's College. With Richard Parkinson. Clare Lewis, Richard Parkinson 18 Feb 2019
3 Tales of Love and History - James Ivory in Conversation Oscar-winning American film-maker James Ivory will talk about his experiences with the legendary Merchant Ivory productions, in partnership with producer Ismail Merchant and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. James Ivory, Richard Parkinson, Katherine Harloe, Jennifer Ingleheart 18 Dec 2018
4 The Life of Sinuhe An ancient Egyptian tells his life-story from the walls of his tomb, c. 1850 BC. Read by Barbara Ewing. Translated by Richard Bruce Parkinson Barbara Ewing, Richard Parkinson 01 Nov 2016
5 A Great Unrecorded History. LGBT Heritage and World Cultures Professor Parkinson discusses how to mobilise historical research into sexuality for maximum impact and the institutional, cultural and political issues that can be at stake, and suggests some of the possible uses of LGBTQ history. Richard Parkinson 25 Feb 2016
6 The Queen Shrieks: The Shock of Ancient Egyptian Poetry The Inaugural lecture of Richard B. Parkinson as Professor of Egyptology, accompanied by actress and author Barbara Ewing, on the emotional power of the famous Ancient Egyptian poem "The Tale of Sinuhe" Richard Parkinson, Barbara Ewing 27 Jun 2014
7 Creative Commons One Connected Vision of Ancient Egypt: A launch of the digitised Topographical Bibliography Richard Parkinson, Professor of Egyptology, gives a talk about the new digital Topographical Bibliography from the Griffith Institute at Oxford. Richard Parkinson 23 Jun 2014