Tag Archives: Nubian manuscripts

Nubian Texts in Berlin and in Chicago – reporting from Kastrup

When I arrived this morning at Kastrup, the International Airport of Copenhagen, there was a strange feeling of déjà vu almost constantly. I guess that I am not the only frequent flyer using the same air company who experiences this… … Continue reading

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Aurora in Paris

Last week, the participants from the Bergen side of the Aurora collaboration with the Institute of African Worlds of Paris-I met in a series of fruitful venues at the French capital. These meetings were meant to be the last ones in … Continue reading

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Nubian manuscripts in Berlin

The title of today’s entry describes quite accurately the purpose of my visit to Berlin during this week. I would be having meetings with Claudia Näser, the supervisor of my thesis at the Institute for the study of the Archaeology … Continue reading

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The 27th Congress of Papyrology

Last week the University of Warsaw hosted the 27th Congress of Papyrology. The venue was very fitting, given both the very important center for papyrological studies at the University (in the Institute of Archaeology), producing also the peer-review Journal of … Continue reading

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Texts online

The present entry is inspired by two posts in the blog by Alin Suciu, which raise different issues in regards with the transmission of texts and manuscripts through the Internet. The first entry was posted on October the 4th. Suciu … Continue reading

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An African weekend in December

An extended weekend in Athens amidst the Norwegian winter is surely a pleasure for the skin that craves for sun, the bones that like the warmth, the eyes that long for the bright day light. The sunny weather was a most welcoming … Continue reading

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