George Pagoulatos

Dear Colleagues, It is with sadness that I inform you that George Pagoulatos has passed away. He will be greatly missed. He and his family have made the Acropole Hotel a warm and welcoming place, a ‘Home away from home’ in Khartoum. We offer sincere condolences to his family, friends, and staff at the Acropole.Sincerely Julie


Concise Manual for Ceramic Studies

Dear ISNS Members, The Concise Manual for Ceramic Studies from SFDAS is now available on-line, open access and may be of interest to you. The link follows below.Please direct any questions to the author. Sincerely Julie———————————————————- Concise Manual for Ceramic Studies Romain David (dir.) This bilingual English/Arabic manual is intended to accompany the training of […]


Berlin Sudan Day 2022

Dear ISNS Members,Berlin Sudan Day 2022 may be of interest to you. The announcement follows below, and further details are attached. Please contact the organisers directly with any queries. Best wishes Julie Dear Friends of the archaeology of Sudan, We would like to cordially invite you to the “Berlin Sudan Day 2022” onSaturday, June 18, 2022. This […]


Lecture YouTube: Pharaon des Deux Terres. L’épopée africaine des rois de Napata

Dear Colleagues, An exhibition entitled Pharaon des Deux Terres. L’épopée africaine des rois de Napata opened recently in the Louvre, Paris and will run from 28 April to 25 July 2022. An introduction to the exhibition was presented by Vincent Rondot on 4 May and is now available on YouTube. It may be of interest to you. The […]


15th ICNS

Registration for the 15th International Conference for Nubian Studies is now open only for participants that do not submit papers.


Abu Erteila exhibition – Rome

Dear Colleagues, A small exhibition about Abu Erteila will take place in Rome from 15 April – 12 June 2022 and may be of interest to you. Please see the attached flyer for more information. An Italian-Arabic catalogue of the exhibition has also been published and information concerning it may be found here:  http://www.scienzeelettere.it/book/50352.htmlPlease contact the organisers directly […]


DiverseNile Seminar Series 2022

Dear Colleagues, The following may be of interest:Attached please find the programme for the 2022 DiverseNile online lecture series ‘Landscape and Resource Management in Bronze Age Nubia’. Please address any questions to the seminar organisers. All the best, Julie


Steffen Wenig

Dear Colleagues, I am very sorry to inform you that Steffen Wenig passed away on 11 January 2022. Attached please find a short obituary courtesy of Angelika Lohwasser, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster and Pawel Wolf, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut.  Sincerely Julie


Mograt Island resource and ‘Kushite Kingdom Manga’

Dear Colleagues,  We would like to draw your attention to a new bilingual Arabic-English resource on Sudanese archaeology is available for viewing and free download on the Mograt website: https://www.mogratarchaeology.com/en.  The “Kushite Kingdom manga” comic book was developed collaboratively by UCL PhD student Amanda Ford Spora and teen artists from the Harris Academy Chobham in London, using 3D print […]


Dotawo Readers Survey

Dear ISNS members,The Editorial Board of Dotawo: A Journal of Nubian Studies would be grateful if you would participate in an anonymous survey concerning the readership and content of Dotawo. Results generated by this survey will be discussed during a workshop at the forthcoming ISNS conference in Warsaw.The link to the survey may be found here: https://ergamenis.cloud68.co/apps/forms/Rk8Mg9MddRWFeq9L Sincerely, […]