Author Archives: ergamenis

A literary celebration of an anniversary

We just came back from a visit to Dalsfjorden in the prefecture of Møre and Romsdal, 7 hours drive north of Bergen. We had an excellent time with our family and friends, enjoying a relaxing weekend. For these days, I … Continue reading

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It happened in Poland…

The last weeks three news came to us from Poland. Three news that in their own particular way each, and in different degrees, mark a significant change in the study of the Christian cultures of the Middle and Lower Nile Valleys, … Continue reading

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Videos from a symposium in Khartoum about the late Fr. Vantini

We received the other day by Herman Bell the news of an interesting symposium that took place in Khartoum on the 5th of August. It was organized in the frame of the Cultural Week of Comboni College of Science and … Continue reading

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A new Dr. of Sudan Archaeology

On Friday, Henriette defended successfully her PhD thesis with the topic “War on the southern frontier of the emerging state of ancient Egypt: A warfare perspective on the history of the A-Group people in Lower Nubia during the 4th millennium … Continue reading

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Aurora in Norway, Bayuda in Münster, Christian Nubia in Leeds, and Meroe in Prague

Yesterday, I participated in a very interesting workshop organized by the Research Group on African and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Bergen, in the frame of a project that began with funds from the French-Norwegian mobility grant Aurora (for a … Continue reading

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Late summer-early autumn news

This is the first post after our return to Bergen from a really great summer break that was surely marked by our decision to drive all the distance that separates motherland from fatherland. During this amazing 9000 kilometers trip we learnt of … Continue reading

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Before summer 2015 in Greece…

Lovely feeling to be back home :-) Even more so that the whole family will depart tomorrow for summer holidays – the destination is none other than Greece, Hellas, and we depart with the hope not that the crisis will … Continue reading

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