Database of Medieval Nubian Texts

Dear ISNS Members, The message below regarding the Database of Medieval Nubian Texts www.dbmnt.uw.edu.pl may be of interest to you.Please contact the website managers directly with any questions etc. Sincerely Julie


Saving Sudan’s Living Heritage

Dear Colleagues, Following below is a link to the newly launched website for the Saving Sudan’s Living Heritage Project which may be of interest to you. This is a British Council Cultural Protection Fund initiative in partnership with DCMS.  The launch of the website precedes the #OurHeritageOurSudan Campaign which will start on the 1st November and run for 90 […]


ISAC/Field Museum Postdoctoral Scholar

Dear Colleagues, The Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures (ISAC) of the University of Chicago is offering a three-year Post-Doctoral position which may be of interest to you. Please see the attached advertisement and the URL link below for further information and application instructions.URL Link here: https://isac.uchicago.edu/. Best, Julie


Ancient World in Museums – Call for Papers

Dear Colleagues, The Editors of the Routledge series Ancient World in Museums: Pedagogies in Practice are seeking abstract submissions for the second volume in the series, Teaching about the Ancient World in Museums: Pedagogies in Practice. Please see the attached call for papers and information below. Please contact the editors directly with submissions and queries. All the best […]


NCAM Director General Letter of Appeal

Dear Friends and Colleagues, The ongoing war in Sudan is deeply concerning and saddening and many Sudanese people are affected and suffering as a result. There have been significant civilian casualties. The country’s infrastructure, institutions and cultural heritage are severely endangered and damaged by widespread armed conflict and instability. Our thoughts remain with the people […]


Dotawo: A Journal of Nubian Studies vol 8

Dear Colleagues,Volume 8 of Dotawo: A Journal of Nubian Studies is now available online open access. A link follows below. This issue focuses on studies concerning the phenomenon of War in Sudan. https://escholarship.org/uc/dotawo/8/0 best wishes Julie


Invitation+Programme Sudan Day Berlin 2023 (24 June, 10:00-18:00 CEST, in Berlin + Online)

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, With great concern and dismay, we are following the ongoing armed conflictin Sudan and its devastating consequences for the Sudanese people and thecountry. There are too many casualties already. Sudan’s tangible andintangible cultural heritage is also at risk from the armed conflict andthe resulting instability. In the interest of the people […]


Conference “Poles on the Nile”

Ladies and Gentlemen, The annual conference “Poles on the Nile” presenting the Polish archaeological research in Egypt and Sudan will be held on June 21st-23rd 2023 in a hybrid mode (venue: Faculty of Archaeology, University of Warsaw, Room 210, and via Zoom). The event is co-organized by the Department of Egyptian and Nubian Archaeology, Faculty […]


Reminder: Meroitic Conference – second circular

Dear Colleagues, We are all shocked by the situation in Sudan. The human suffering caused by the violence of the armed groups and the movement of refugees, the increasingly difficult supply situation and, last but not least, the danger to cultural heritage. We urge an end to violence and call on all parties to protect […]


ISNS statement on the forced entrance to the Sudan National Museum in Khartoum

The academic community of the International Society for Nubian Studies condemns the attack by the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) on the Sudan National Museum in Khartoum. Acts of destruction involving the outstanding Sudanese cultural heritage are unacceptable. They affect the heart and soul of the Sudanese people, robbing them of their historical legacy and identity. […]