Faculty teaching interest on Sudan & Nubia:

Dr Alex de Voogt, Department of Economics & Business, Core Faculty graduate program History & Culture

Course titles: Ancient Egypt and Sudan: Crossing Borders (ANTH 250), Writing Systems in Africa (ANTH/PANAF 388) History of Writing Systems: Deciphering the Ancient World (HIST 388/739)

Selected faculty publications on Sudan & Nubia:

2012    Claude Rilly & Alex de Voogt. The Meroitic language and writing system. New York: Cambridge University Press.

2019    Alex de Voogt, Marc Maillot, Jonas W.B. Lang, Jelmer W. Eerkens. Cultural transmission of architectural traits: From the Near East to the Meroitic Kingdom. Journal of Archaeological Science–Reports 26. Doi: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2019.101872.

2019    Alex de Voogt. Traces of appropriation: Roman board games in Egypt and Sudan. Archimède: Archéologie et Historie Ancienne 6: 89–99.

2018    Alex de Voogt. The Meroitic writing system: Change and variation. In: Silvia Ferrara & Miguel Valério (eds.), Paths into Script Formation in the Ancient Mediterranean.Studi micenei ed egeo-anatolici (SMEA), Chapter 6, 163–171. Rome, Italy: CNR-Istituto di studi sul Mediterraneo Antico.

2017    Alex de Voogt, Vincent Francigny, Pieter Baas. Meroitic graves with Roman games: Elites moving the borders of play. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenlandischen Gesellschaft 167(1):22–33.

2015    Alex de Voogt. Game boards and game pieces in the Kingdom of Kush: Tokens of cultural contact and influence. In Michael H. Zach (ed.), The Kushite World: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference for Meroitic Studies. Beiträge zur Sudanforschung 9:489–495.

2014.   Alex de Voogt. The introduction of mancala to Sai Island. In J.R. Anderson & D.A. Welsby (eds.), The fourth cataract and beyond: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference for Nubian Studies, pp. 1017–1020. British Museum Publications on Egypt and Sudan 1. Leuven: Peeters