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Neuchâtel – day 6

The last day of the conference was shorter than usual, but our departure for a break from academic duties and a bit of leisure with good friends at Reichenau did not permit us either to follow the entire morning session or … Continue reading

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Neuchâtel – day 5

As I write these lines, friends and colleagues are enjoying their last evening in the frame of the 13th International Conference for Nubian Studies, on a boat on Lake Neuchâtel. Traveling to a conference with small children has the disadvantage … Continue reading

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Neuchâtel – day 4

The last presentation referred to in last night’s entry was Adam Lajtar’s paper on the Greek and Latin papyri from the short period of Roman occupation of Qasr Ibrim. This occupation has taken place as a result of the famous … Continue reading

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Neuchâtel – day 3

As it has become traditional, in the second day of the International Conference for Nubian Studies – this year held at Neuchâtel, Switzerland, the academic base of Matthieu Honegger, the new director of the Swiss Archaeological Mission to the Sudan – the … Continue reading

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Neuchatel – day 2

At 09:00 this morning, Matthieu Honegger opened officially the 13th International Conference for Nubian Studies in front of an almost full auditorium. During the official ceremonies for the opening, representatives of the University and of the Sudanese state welcomed the … Continue reading

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Neuchâtel – day 1

After a long trip, we are now settled at the nice flat we rent at Neuchâtel, overlooking the beautiful lake. The purpose of this visit is no other than our participation in the 13th International Conference for Nubian Studies. The … Continue reading

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