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National Museum of Scotland

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Chambers Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1JF United Kingdom
0300 123 6789 https://www.nms.ac.uk/scotland

November 2019

Calling Time On Gender-Based Violence

November 14, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1JF United Kingdom
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This panel discussion will explore the roots of gender-based violence across the world, including investigations into sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeepers; identity, sexuality and caste in Indian and UK South-Asian communities; domestic violence across Europe; and transphobic responses to the 2009 play The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven in Brazil and the UK. Speaking at this event will be Jo Clifford, the first openly trans playwright to have a play running in London’s West End; Nicola Dahrendorf…

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Discoveries and Secrets: Egyptian Archaeology

November 16, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1JF United Kingdom
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Join a panel of speakers as they discuss Scottish contributions to archaeology in Egypt, including new research on pioneering excavator Alexander Henry Rhind, exciting discoveries made during the museum's review of Egyptian collections across Scotland, and current excavation work in Egypt. Speakers: - Curator Dr Margaret Maitland presents research on Alexander Henry Rhind, the oft-overlooked first archaeologist to excavate in Egypt, and the secrets his archives hold. - Curator Dr Dan Potter discusses hidden histories revealed through a touring exhibition…

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