Tag Archives: Giovanni Ruffini

The Third Makuria Day

On Friday the 15th of December 2017 there took place at the University of Warsaw, the “Third Makuria Day” organized by professor Włodzimierz Godlewski and the Polish Center for Mediterranean Archaeology. The previous events took place in the frame of … Continue reading

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Some Nubiological pointers from a trip to the USA

Last week a very interesting academic meeting on Christian Africa took place at Harvard University, co-sponsored by the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, the Committee on Medieval Studies, the Center for African Studies, the Department of African … Continue reading

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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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