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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CfP for Special Dotawo Pamphlet “#SudanUprising: From 30 June 1989 to #Tasgut_Bas”

In response to the recent events in Sudan, the Union of Nubian Studies released a statement that, as Nubiologists, we devote our lives to the study of the past and present people and cultures of Egypt and the Sudan. Such a scholarly practice can never be allowed to fetishize its object of research at the … Continue reading CfP for Special Dotawo Pamphlet “#SudanUprising: From 30 June 1989 to #Tasgut_Bas”

Old Nubian Workshop at the University of Cologne

The Institute for Africa Studies and Egyptology at the University of Cologne will organize a workshop on the Old Nubian language on March 25–29, 2019. The workshop will be led by Angelika Jakobi and Richard Bußmann. Evening lectures will be held by Adam Łajtar, Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei, and Alexandros Tsakos. The workshop is … Continue reading Old Nubian Workshop at the University of Cologne

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

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