Tag Archives: Sean O’Fahey


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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More academic meetings in Bergen – this time on Sudan Studies!

The weekend with the three academic meetings described in the previous entry was framed by two very important visits by Sudanese researchers to the Center of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at the University of Bergen. The first visitor was … Continue reading

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Nubian Letters 13

This was a very special day indeed… The Institute of Archaeology, History, Cultural and Religious Studies at the University of Bergen honored professor emeritus Sean O’ Fahey for his 42 (!) years of service at the University, the Department of … Continue reading

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Manuscripts of Timbuktu in Exile

I closed the previous entry with a reference to my job in Bergen regarding the archives of Sean O’Fahey. Among the various contributions to the history and heritage of Sudan and Africa, O’Fahey has been the editor together with John … Continue reading

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…in the Nilo-Saharan Linguistics’ Colloquium

A week has passed since the Nilo-Saharan Linguistics’ Colloquium in Cologne was concluded. Life in Bergen is not boring us at all, but it is also true that the contacts with the colleagues from the colloquium are still very heated … Continue reading

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