Ever wanted to learn about ancient Egyptian engineering? How about climate change in ancient times? Then why not attend one of Melbourne University's lectures on Ancient Egypt? The lectures are being held as part of the Melbourne Museum's acclaimed Tutankhamen exhibition. If you're looking for some extra depth and insight to add to your experience of this exhibition, then these are the lectures for you.
Details on upcoming lectures can be found here, as well as a map of Melbourne University's Parkville campus, to aid you in finding the location of the lectures. Four lectures will be held in the Elizabeth Murdoch Building in Parkville, although one further lecture will occur at Craig's Hotel in Ballarat. A final five lectures are being held at the Melbourne Museum. Details for the Melbourne Museum lectures can be found here.
The topics of the lectures are wide ranging, covering subjects such as the forensic examination of Tutankhamen's mummy, and the English archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter.
If you want to extend your mind far, far beyond the reaches of prior human knowledge and cognition, gaining insights that will cause you to instantly attain supreme enlightenment, you may as well start right at the beginning of human civilization and work forwards. These lectures would be a good start.