Category Archives: Norway

Darfur

I felt I had to return once more to the blog before 2016 is out. The reason lies with two publications that I recently found out about and which are worth a special mention: The first is the latest issue … Continue reading

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Last day at work…

…at least at the university – the next step in my professional activities is the IMC 2016 at Leeds. I had a very nice morning with Rune, smoothly putting at their new place all the archivalia of #språksamlingane that came from … Continue reading

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Discoveries about Old Nubian in Bergen

I am now back in Bergen and active on two fronts at my university base: I am examining the students of the introductory course on ancient religions, and I am pursuing my duties as the coordinator of the moving of … Continue reading

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epiPHANES

I was hesitating to write an entry about my trip to Italy last week. The purpose of this trip was twofold: on the one hand, the inspection of the papyrus codex with the Coptic Vita of Saint Epiphanius of Salamis … Continue reading

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A possible addition to the Fontes Historiae Nubiorum

Today a very interesting seminar took place at the University of Bergen. The speaker was professor of Greek Pär Sandin from the Institute of Linguistic, Literary and Esthetic Studies. He invited the group of Bergen-based researchers of the Classic past … Continue reading

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Travelling with Henriette in Western Norway

The title of the present entry is inspired by the Greek TV travel series “Travelling with Magia Tsokli”, which toured all sorts of destinations around the world, where the crew of two, Magia Tsokli and Ηronis Pehlivanidis, were guided by a … Continue reading

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Fredrik Barth has passed away…

On Monday, we received the sad news that Fredrik Barth, professor emeritus at the University of Bergen, the University of Oslo and Boston University had died at the age of 87. Fredrik Barth was a world famous social anthropologist for decades, and … Continue reading

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