My thanks to Eleanor Simmance for the following notification:
"We are pleased to announce that the first annual Birmingham Egyptology Symposium will be held at the University of Birmingham, UK, on Friday 21st February 2014.
We invite papers from postgraduates and independent researchers pertaining to the broad theme, 'Ritual Landscapes of Ancient Egypt'.
Presentations may take the form of a 15 minute paper or a research poster.
Abstracts should be no more than 300 words in length, and should be submitted by Friday 18th October 2013 to email@example.com, to be reviewed by the organising committee. Confirmation of the decision therewith will be emailed by Friday 15th November 2013.
Following the Symposium, speakers will be invited to submit their papers as articles to be considered for publication in Birmingham Egyptology Journal.
For further information about this event, and to download a poster version of the above for display purposes, please visit the Birmingham Egyptology website at http://www.birminghamegyptology.co.uk , or contact us at the above email address to register your interest."