Toponymy of an Endangered Nubian Language

Dear Colleagues,
The following publication is now available online and may be of interest to you:

An electronic book, The Toponymy of an Endangered Nubian Language by Dr. Abdel Halim SABBAR (2018), ISBN: 978-1-9998425-1-2, is now online for downloading from the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names at the following link.

Or access UNGEGN Working Group on Exonyms > Home. Click on ‘Publications’. Download  ‘The Toponymy of an Endangered Nubian Language’.

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Dotawo vol. 4 now available

Dear Colleagues,
The following announcement may be of interest to you:

The editors of Dotawo: A Journal of Nubian Studies are pleased to announce the October 2017 publication of Volume 4 on Nubian place names and place-naming. The contents of the journal can be found online for free at http://digitalcommons.fairfield.edu/djns/ and available for purchase in print form at https://punctumbooks.com/imprints/dotawo/.

We thank guest editors Robin Seignobos and Alexandros Tsakos and all of our authors for their hard work on this volume.

Giovanni Ruffini & Vincent van Gerven Oei

Cahiers de l’École du Louvre Numéro 9: Naga

Dear Colleagues,
The following publication concerning Naga, may be of interest to you.

Nous avons le plaisir de vous annoncer la mise en ligne du dernier numéro des Cahiers de l’École du Louvre, dans lequel vous pourrez retrouver l’article « Naga, ville royale ».

Il est disponible à cette adresse : http://cel.revues.org/.

Judith et Françoise

Judith Bargues
École du Louvre
Service des Éditions et colloques

Dotawo, volume 3

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 3 (Know-Hows and Techniques in Ancient Sudan) of Dotawo: A Journal of Nubian Studies, under the guest editorship of Marc Maillot.

Volume 3 can be found online in PDF form at http://digitalcommons.fairfield.edu/djns/vol3/iss1/.

It is also available in print form via punctum books at https://punctumbooks.com/titles/dotawo-volume-3-2016/, where the higher than usual cost is due to the high-quality color images we have included to accompany so many of the articles.

We are excited about the quality of this volume and hope that you will distribute news of its publication widely.

 Our thanks,

 Giovanni Ruffini & Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei, Editors-in-Chief

Report of the Italian Archaeological Expedition to the Eastern Sudan

Dear Colleagues,

The following may be of interest to you:

A short report of the 2015 field season of the Italian Archaeological Expedition to the Eastern Sudan is now available online at: http://www.unior.it/userfiles/workarea_231/file/NL7/Notiziario%202015/005_Manzo.pdf.

Thank you.

Publication on the Neolithic cemetery at Ghaba

Dear Colleagues

The Section Française de la direction des antiquités du Soudan is pleased to announce the publication of the monograph “Ghaba. An early Neolithic cemetery in Central Sudan” edited by S. Salvatori, D. Usai & Y. Lecointe.

The monograph includes two volumes, a first one devoted to analysis of the material and the overall context, and a second one the catalogue of all graves.

It is available at the SFDAS and on the site of Africa Magna Verlag:
http://www.africamagna.de/?page_id=1145

Sincerely yours,

Vincent Francigny
Director SFDAS