Members of the Union for Nubian Studies collaborate collectively or individually on the following projects:


Dotawo offers a platform in which the old meets the new, in which archaeological, papyrological, and philological research into Meroitic, Old Nubian, Coptic, Greek, and Arabic sources confront current investigations in modern anthropology and ethnography, Nilo-Saharan linguistics, and critical and theoretical approaches present in post-colonial and African studies.

Medieval Nubia Wiki

The Medieval Nubia Wiki is dedicated to the collaborative publication of scholarly resources for the study of medieval Nubia. It is a site that will grow as scholars from the international community use and contribute to it.

Medieval Sai Project

The Medieval Sai Project is a blog written by Alexandros Tsakos (along with occasional guest authors), publishing views and news from the world of Sudan Archaeology and Nubian Studies with a special focus on Medieval Nubia, the period between ca the 5th and the 15th centuries CE.

Memory of the World / Suntuwekane

The Suntuwekane public library hosted at the Memory of the World is a repository of books pertaining to the field of Nubiology maintained by the Anarchist Nubiology Squad (A.NUBI.S).

Meroe Archival Project

The Meroe Archival Project (MAP) re-examines Peter L. Shinnie’s domestic excavations at the Royal City of Meroe in order to: provide research exchanges and training between University of Reading and the University of Khartoum; produce a more refined understanding of diachronic change, economic and social life at Meroe; capture the memories of those who took part in these critical excavations.


NubiaFEST is an annual open online festival organized by the Union for Nubian Studies and The Nubia Initiative. In 2021, Nubiafest will be held September 12–18.

Nubian Image Archive

The Nubian Image Archive is a public domain repository on Flickr for historical and contemporary images of Nubia.

Sawarda Nubian

Sawarda Nubian is a Nubian typeface designed by Hatim-Arbaab Eujayl. Sawarda is currently available as public alpha in Regular and Semibold, in OTF, TTF, and WOFF formats. Any feedback on the font, as well as feature requests are welcomed via the A.


UNS Declaration Regarding the Recent Human Rights Violations in Sudan February 22, 2019 We, the undersigned, condemn the recent human rights violations perpetrated by the government of Sudan against citizens exercising their democratic and inalienable right to peaceful protest.