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Sudan Week in Bergen, Day 4: Mahmoud’s defense

It’s always nice to complete a sequence of academic activities with a concrete and tangible result. And the Sudan Week in Bergen was surely crowned by the addition of another doctor (Dr. Phil.) in the list of those who have … Continue reading

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Sudan Week in Bergen, Day 3

Today’s program was definitely the richest of this Sudan week at UiB. Although for the archaeologists following our posts perhaps the trial lectures of Mahmoud Suliman Bashir, on the eve of his defense, may constitute the focal point of the day… … Continue reading

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Sudan Week in Bergen, Day 1: Sudan after the elections

Today’s event had a double significance: First of all, it offered a clear-cut insight into the political situation in Sudan after the elections of April this year, when the National Congress Party renewed its mandate for five years and gained further legitimacy, … Continue reading

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Sudan Week by UiB & CMI

Tomorrow start arriving to Bergen the guests from Sudan that will participate in the four-days events that have been called “Sudan Week” and that will celebrate the 50 years’ anniversary between the universities of Khartoum and Bergen. It is almost … Continue reading

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At the capital of medieval Nubian studies

This entry is about two books, both of which are related to my trip last weekend to Warsaw. I spent three days in the Polish capital, visiting just two places: The residence of Artur Obluski, where together with Dobrochna Zielinska and Katarzyna Danys-Lasek, we had the … Continue reading

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New look with a new book

It gives us a great pleasure to post the first entry in the new layout of our blog, which we hope that you will find improved in many levels – first and foremost to what concerns the access to the … Continue reading

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Our blog before and after a trip to Vienna

This morning, I returned to my work at the University of Bergen after an adventurous trip to Vienna. The adventure was caused by the strike of the pilots of Norwegian Airlines that has brought trouble to hundreds of thousands of people … Continue reading

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