Tag Archives: Giovanni Ruffini

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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At the International Medieval Congress 2016 at Leeds

We have just returned to Norway from England where we participated in the 23rd International Medieval Congress at Leeds. According to wikipedia, the Congress is the largest annual conference in any subject in the UK, and the second largest annual … Continue reading

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One goal achieved

In the first entry for 2016, we listed some goals that would be worth pursuing in the New Year. Among those, reading a couple of new publications was named. And indeed, one of them, perhaps the most awaited, has already … Continue reading

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Legal texts and legal practices in Christian Nubia – a particular religious ritual?

In the frame of my post-doctoral project, I am studying the material that has been found at several sites of Christian Nubia, namely Sur Island, Attiri Island, Serra East and Qasr el Wizz. Although the vast majority are religious texts, there … 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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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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