Union for Nubian Studies

Welcome to the website of the Union for Nubian Studies, an academic and para-academic effort to bring together all fields of Nubian studies. [Read more]

UNS publishes Dotawo: A Journal for Nubian Studies and the Dotawo Monograph series in collaboration with DigitalCommons@Fairfield, an institutional repository of Fairfield University in Connecticut, USA, and with open-access publishing house punctum books.


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IMC 2018 CfP: What ‘forgotten’ period? Reclaiming the Middle Ages for Africa

Call for Papers International Medieval Congress University of Leeds, UK, 2-5 July 2018 Africa has always been a nexus of trade routes, its history entangled with the continents that surround it: Europe, Asia, and America. These connections and interactions, whether productive or brutal, have been reasonably well documented for the classical period as well as … Continue reading IMC 2018 CfP: What ‘forgotten’ period? Reclaiming the Middle Ages for Africa

Dotawo CfP on Nubian Literature

Call For Papers on Nubian Literature Though a great number of books and articles have been written on Nubian history, archeology and language in English, only  a few researchers have addressed the large body of Nubian literary production. The aim of this issue is to redress this lack by foregrounding the importance of Nubian literature … Continue reading Dotawo CfP on Nubian Literature

Join UNS at the NSLC 2017 Nubian Panels

The Union for Nubian Studies will co-host the Nubian panels during the 13th Nilo-Saharan Linguistics Colloquium in 2017, hosted by the University of Addis-Ababa, focused on Nubian Phonology and Tonology. A number of relevant publications on Nubian phonology and tonology has been published over the last few decades. However, this field is still in its … Continue reading Join UNS at the NSLC 2017 Nubian Panels

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