Category Archives: Nubia

Poles on the Nile

Sometimes you wonder why you have not heard for a long time from friends from abroad, how they are doing with their lives, when will you catch up with them and discuss again the projects that you work on together. … Continue reading

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At Lund for the Nordic Coptic Network

I just came back from Lund, Sweden, where the annual conference of the Nordic Coptic Network was organized excellently on Thursday the 19th and Friday the 20th of May 2016 by Paul Linjamaa, PhD student at the University of Lund. … Continue reading

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Events in May

Last time I wrote in the blog, I referred to the participation of Cornelia Kleinitz in the SARS annual colloquium in London next week. Those who will have the chance to be there on the 9th of May will attend a … Continue reading

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From Berlin to Meroe and from Meroe to Alwa

Last week found me in Berlin again. I was there at the invitation of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI)  to begin cooperation with Cornelia Kleinitz on the medieval graffiti from the pyramids at Meroë and I cannot wait to present the results … Continue reading

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A Seminar on Literary Old Nubian in Khartoum

This post was prepared by Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei whom we deeply thank for sharing this report from a most important venue through our blog. The 2013 Nilo-Saharan Linguistics Conference at the University of Cologne was for me the first … Continue reading

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Nubia as companion to Byzantium in Wiley-Blackwell’s Companion to Byzantium

In the last years, the major publishing houses have begun an interesting competition in producing handbooks about all topics possible (see for example HERE for Oxford’s on Byzantine Studies). Recently, I came across one of these impressive volumes in the library … Continue reading

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An event in Khartoum and an event in Athens

This was our second morning at our home in Attica, Greece, where we came in advance of our Christmas holidays, due to the invitation by the Hellenic Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt for a presentation tomorrow in the frame of … Continue reading

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