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From 10 May to 18 May 2022, on the sidelines of the exhibition The Champollion Adventure, symposia and conferences, all the details of which you will find here:



The Champollion Adventure: in the secret of hieroglyphics

BnF François-Mitterrand site, Paris 13e

Dates: April 12 – July 24, 2022

Contacts: G. Andreu, V. Desclaux and H. Virenque


Champollion Museum – The Writings of the World, Figeac

Dates: July 9 – October 9, 2022

Contacts: Bro. Briquel-Chatonnet and C. Ramio

Restore ancient Egypt

Champollion Museum (45 rue Champollion 38450 Vif)

Dates: until September 18, 2022

Francois Artaud – Jean-Francois Champollion. The role of the director of the Lyon museum in theadventure of deciphering hieroglyphs – Museum of Fine Arts, Lyon

Dates: October - December 2022

Contact: G. Galliano

Champollion and the Hieroglyphs

Louvre Museum, Lens

Dates: September 28, 2022 – January 16, 2023

Contacts: V. Rondot, D. Devauchelle, H. Guichard and H. Bouillon

The discovery of J.-Fr. Champollion and its extensions(working title)

Collège de France, Marcelin Berthelot site (large foyer and adjoining rooms), Paris

Dates: September 15 – October 28, 2022

Contacts: J.-L. Fournet, J. Auber de Lapierre, O. Perdu and E. Rickal

Champollion Museum in Isère, a construction site deciphered

Champollion Museum, Department of Isère (45 rue Champollion 38450 Vif)

Date: Fall 2022

The Champollion brothers and the deciphering of hieroglyphs, the correspondence revealed (working title)

Departmental Archives of Isère (12 rue Georges Perec 38400 Saint-Martin-d'Hères)

Dates: September - December 2022

Egyptomania (working title)

Dauphinois Museum (30 rue Maurice Gignoux 38000 Grenoble)

Dates: November 2022 - November 2023


Egyptomania. For the 200th anniversary of the deciphermentof egyptian hieroglyphs by Jean-François Champollion

The State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg

Dates: October 28, 2022 – February 12, 2023

Decoding hieroglyphs (working title)

British Museum, London

Dates: October 2022 – February 2023

Egypt. eternal passion

Royal Museum, Mariemont

Date: September 24, 2022 - April 16th


Week Around Champollion BnF, SFE and Sorbonne University

Dates: May 16 - The latest developments in archeology in Egypt (SU, P. Tallet); May 18: Champollion and after, research on the texts: current affairs (BnF, G. Andreu, V. Desclaux and H. Virenque); May 18: special session of the SFE at the end of the colloquium); May 19: Champollion in context: deciphering hieroglyphs, constructing a scholar in the 19e century (BnF, Chl. Ragazzoli, Chr. Jacob and F. Relats); 20may: Two centuries of Egyptology at the Academy (AIBL, N. Grimal).

Champollion-Tag: 200 Jahre seit seiner Entzifferung der ägyptischen Hieroglyphen

Date: May 20 − Study day - comprehensive here.

Golden Years - Montreal celebrates 200 years of Egyptology

Dates: June 17-19 -   17 June: Launch party (A. Zivie; E. Frood) - 18 June : Champollion/hieroglyphics day (J. Desjardins, V. Lacroix; J. Revez; V. Desclaux; Chr. Greco) - 19 June : Carter/Tutankhamun Day (A. Dodson, M. Gabolde, V. Angenot). Complete program here.

Hieroglyphs in the 21st Century. Celebrating Champollion's decipherment of the hieroglyphic script 200 years ago

Alexandria (Ifao, MoTA, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, CEAlex, CEDEJ)

Dates: October 10 − 13, 2022

Contacts: L. Coulon, A. Mansour and Chl. Ragazzoli

Reading ancient societies

British Museum, London

Dates: November 3 − 4, 2022

1822/2022, Around Champollion. Insights from yesterday and today (working title) − EPHE and the Louvre Museum

Dates: 1er − December 2, 2022 (Louvre Auditorium)

Contacts: A. Stauder and I. Guermeur


dating cycle: Champollion 1822. Egypt, a French passion

INU Champollion, Albi

Dates: March 14 − 18, 2022 (J. Winand, A. Guédon, L. Bricault, L. Coulon and D. Agut-Labordère)

Reading of the inaugural lesson of J.-Fr. Champollion at the College de France

College de France (Margaret of Navarre amphitheater)

Date: September 22, 2022

Series of five lectures relating to J.-Fr. Champollion and his work

College de France (Maurice Halbwachs amphitheater)

Dates: September 27 – October 28 (Tuesdays)

5e ADEC Egyptological Meeting Hieroglyphs. History of a decryption

Grenoble museum auditorium

Date: 1er October 2022 (K. Madrigal, A. Roccati, D. Farout, S. Thuault, D. Devauchelle and Chr. Cardin)


Cultural and artistic programming Eureka! Champollion 2022 – town of Figeac

Dates: May − October 2022

Egyptology Festival (Heritage Days)

Dates: September 16 − 18, 2022

Contact: C. Ramio and C. Letartre

Restoration of the obelisk of Luxor

Place de la Concorde, Paris

Dates: January − June 2022


J.-Fr. Champollion & J.-J. Champollion, The adventure of deciphering hieroglyphs. Correspondence chosen by Karine Madrigal, Paris, Les Belles Lettres, 2021

Champollion Museum. The origins of Egyptology, Fine Arts, Paris, 2021

Stephane Polis (dir.), Guide to Ancient Egyptian Scriptures (French version and English version), 320 pages, 45 contributors, IFAO, 2022



Event at the Grenoble municipal library May 10 to August 20
More informations : https://www.bm-grenoble.fr/