Go to content Change language

Home>14th International Conference for Nubian Studies

14th International Conference for Nubian Studies

The Musée du Louvre and Sorbonne University are co-hosting the 14th International Conference for Nubian Studies in Paris from September 10 to 15, 2018. Conference sessions will be held in the Musée du Louvre Auditorium and at the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art, which are connected by the Jardins du Palais-Royal.

Held every four years since 1972, the conference brings together archaeologists, epigraphists, historians, and other scholars working on the ancient and modern history of Sudan, Nubia, and Egypt, from prehistory to the 19th century.

 

Statuette of Taharqa and the Falcon God Hemen<br/>E 25276; Wood, gold, silver, bronze, and graywacke; H. 19.7; L. 26; W. 10.3 cm; purchased in 1952.

Statuette of Taharqa and the Falcon God Hemen
E 25276; Wood, gold, silver, bronze, and graywacke; H. 19.7; L. 26; W. 10.3 cm; purchased in 1952.

© Musée du Louvre, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais/Christian Décamps

The Musée du Louvre and Sorbonne University are pleased to invite you to the 14th International Conference for Nubian Studies. The logo chosen for the 2018 edition features a masterpiece of the 25th Dynasty from the Louvre’s Department of Egyptian Antiquities: the statue group of Taharqa and the Falcon God Hemen.

The day of Monday, September 10 will be devoted to finalizing conference attendees’ registrations at the Musée du Louvre. In the late afternoon, opening remarks and an initial keynote lecture will take place in the Auditorium. Each day from September 10 to 14 will conclude at the Musée du Louvre Auditorium with a keynote lecture (45 min) presenting an overview of a research topic.
From September 11 to 14, presentations (15 min) will be held in the morning and early afternoon, on the basis of five parallel sessions at the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art (INHA).
The afternoon of September 14 will be fully devoted to themed workshops as a forum for discussion among researchers.
To conclude the conference, the morning of September 15 will provide an opportunity to exchange views on Site Management initiatives and the progress made in this domain, particularly with regard to QSAP.

Vincent Rondot
President of the International Society for Nubian Studies
Director of the Department of Egyptian Antiquities at the Musée du Louvre

Download the complete program pdf, 296 Ko

Preregistration for the conference will be open from April 15 to July 15, 2018 by filling in the form. You will then receive confirmation of your registration, which includes access to all of the lectures at the Louvre and presentations at the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art, as well as coffee breaks and other conference events.

Fees may be paid by bank transfer from April 15 to September 3, 2018 or on location at the registration area under the Louvre Pyramid. You will be issued a badge giving you access to the temporary exhibitions and permanent collections of the Musée du Louvre from September 10 to 15, 2018.

The Louvre palace, Cour Napoléon with the Pyramid

The Louvre palace, Cour Napoléon with the Pyramid

© 2017 Musée du Louvre/Antoine Mongodin ©I.M.Pei/ Musée du Louvre

Logo Etudes Nubiennes
 
Logo Louvre
Logo Sorbonne Université
 

Practical information

Musée du Louvre
Department of Egyptian Antiquities
Pavillon Mollien
75058 Paris Cedex 01, France
Palais-Royal Musée du Louvre, lines 1 and 7
Louvre Rivoli, line 1

Sorbonne University
Sorbonne Egyptological Research Center
1, rue Victor Cousin
75005 Paris, France
Cluny-La Sorbonne / Maubert-Mutualité, line 10
Saint-Michel, line 4

Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art
2, rue Vivienne
75002 Paris, France
Palais-Royal Musée du Louvre, lines 1 and 7
Bourse, line 3
Pyramides, lines 7 and 14



With the support of

Qatar Museums

Section française de la direction des antiquités du Soudan

Ambassade de France au Soudan

UMR Orient & Méditerranée

The Selz Foundation