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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UNS Declaration Regarding the Recent Human Rights Violations in Sudan

We, the undersigned, condemn the recent human rights violations perpetrated by the government of Sudan against citizens exercising their democratic and inalienable right to peaceful protest. Since December 2018, international human rights organization Human Rights Watch has reported the arrest and detention of dozens of peaceful protestors by the Sudanese security forces, such as human … Continue reading UNS Declaration Regarding the Recent Human Rights Violations in Sudan

Old Nubian at the Leiden Summer School in Languages and Linguistics

For the first time, the Leiden Summer School in Languages and Linguistics will offer a course in Old Nubian, taught by Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei. The Summer School accepts scholars at BA/MA/PhD level, and will be held from July 22–August 2 at Leiden University. Course description Old Nubian is the oldest fully deciphered language … Continue reading Old Nubian at the Leiden Summer School in Languages and Linguistics

Old Nubian Course in Cairo

From September 1 to 12, 2019, Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei will teach an introductory course in Old Nubian at the French Institute for Oriental Archeology in Cairo, in collaboration with the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology and Fayoum University. The course is free and open to students, researchers, and academics. Participation is limited to … Continue reading Old Nubian Course in Cairo

NSLC 2019 CfP: Number in Nubian Languages

A number of relevant publications on Nubian number marking has been published over the last few decades. However, this field is still in its infancy. The current wide-spread interest in Nubian languages, both from scholars and native speakers, offers an opportunity to investigate these issues more closely. We invite scholars, both native and non-native, to … Continue reading NSLC 2019 CfP: Number in Nubian Languages

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