Author Archives: ergamenis

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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Nubia in the USA (to be continued)

This is my last night in Chicago. I look back on two weeks of very fruitful work with the textual material from the site of Serra East in Lower Nubia. It was excavated between 1961 and 1964, during the fieldwork … Continue reading

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Nubian Texts in Berlin and in Chicago – reporting from Kastrup

When I arrived this morning at Kastrup, the International Airport of Copenhagen, there was a strange feeling of déjà vu almost constantly. I guess that I am not the only frequent flyer using the same air company who experiences this… … Continue reading

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The Attiri Collaborative

It’s a great feeling to sit back on the rocking chair in our living room and contemplate upon the amazing week that we had in Bergen with Giovanni Ruffini, Petra Weschenfelder, Kerstin Weber-Thum, Vincent Laisney, and Vincent van Gerven Oei. Between Wednesday morning and Saturday afternoon, I can count more … Continue reading

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Things from Old Nubia in Bergen – Part II

The eve of the workshop on the Old Nubian manuscripts from Attiri started with the best omens possible. Two of the participants, Giovanni Ruffini and Vincent van Gerven Oei, chief editors of the new Nubiological journal Dotawo announced the appearance … Continue reading

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