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Talks & Publications

Talks, Seminars & Conferences

27th of September, 2019.“Textile Dimensions. Arts, Iconography and Crafts in Late Antique Nubia”. Textile : Art in the Graeco-Roman world, CARC workshop, University of Oxford.

3rd of October, 2019. “Spinning North and South. The great divide in textile craft technologies in Meroitic Sudan and Nubia (0-550 CE)”. Purpureae Vestes VII, University of Grenada.

7th of October, 2019. “Blue Threads: the indigo textiles of ancient Sudan (c. 100-350 CE)”. CIETA congress, Krefeld.

3-4 of March, 2020. The Colour Blue in Ancient Egypt and Sudan. Interdisciplinary workshop, University of Copenhagen – Ny Calrsberg Glyptotek. call for paper

2019. “Blue and white along the Middle Nile: the Meroitic elites and their passion for indigo”, with M. Biesaga. European Association of Archaeologists 2019, Bern, 7th of September, session 133: Ancient Textile Production from an Interdisciplinary Approach

2019. co-organiser of Current Research in Textile Archaeology along the Nile, TAES seminar, University of Copenhagen.

2018. “Changing textiles – shifting identities? Costume and political allegiance in Late Antic Nubia“. International Conference for Nubian Studies, 10-15th of September, Paris, Louvre-Sorbonne university.

2017. “Textiles as archaeological sources: case-studies from Meroitic Sudan“, Seminar at the Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw. June 20.

2017. “Cotton and textile production in Sudan. Overview of the available data and historical implications“. Workshop Cotton in the Old World: domestication, cultivation, use and trade. Musée d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, May 3-4.

2017. “Clothing the elite? Patterns of textile production and consumption in ancient Sudan and Nubia“. Conference Dynamics and Organisation of Textile Production in Past Societies in Europe and the Mediterranean, Lodz University, June 21-22 2017.

2016. “Textiles activities in context: an example of craft production in Meroitic Sudan”. 12th International Conference for Meroitic Studies, Prague National Museum, 5-9th September.

2016. “Precious textiles and diplomatic gift-giving in Late Antic Nubia (c. A.D. 350-550)”. Symposium Gifts, Commodities and Tributes. The Circulation of Textiles and the Ancient Economy. Leibnitz University Hannover and CTR. June 9-10.

2016. “Les textiles dans la tombe : places et rôles des tissus dans les rituels funéraires méroïtiques“. Colloque Pratiques rituelles au Soudan ancien: gestes, paroles, mobilier.

2010. “Le linceul peint de Saï“. Colloque Les échanges culturels dans les sociétés du Soudan ancien. Emprunts, adaptations, survivances.

Publications: articles, conference proceedings & forthcoming works

Forthcoming. “Changing textiles – shifting identities? Costume and political allegiance in Late Antic Nubia”, with M.M. Wozniak. In A. Hallman (ed.), Outward Appearance vs. Inward Significance: Addressing Identities through Attire in the Ancient World. Proceedings of the 14th Annual University of Chicago Oriental Institute Seminar. Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, 2019.

Forthcoming. Textiles activities in context: an example of craft production in Meroitic Sudan”. In 12th International Conference for Meroitic Studies, Conference proceedings, Prague National Museum, 5-9th September 2017.

2019. “Tightening the thread from seed to cloth. New enquiries in the archaeology of Old World cotton: a case for inter-disciplinarity”, with C. Bouchaud. In C. Bouchaud and E. Yvanez (eds.), Cotton in the Old World. Domestication, Cultivation, Uses and Exchange, Revue d’Ethnoécologie 15, DOI https://journals.openedition.org/ethnoecologie/4501

2019. “Cotton in ancient Sudan and Nubia: archaeological sources and historical implications”, with M. Wozniak. In C. Bouchaud and E. Yvanez (eds.), Cotton in the Old World. Domestication, Cultivation, Uses and Exchange, Revue d’Ethnoécologie 15, DOI https://journals.openedition.org/ethnoecologie/4429

2019. “Precious textiles and diplomatic gift-giving in Late Antic Nubia (c. A.D. 350-550)”. In Hg. von Beate Wagner-Hasel and Marie Louise Nosch (eds.), Gaben, Waren und Tribute: Stoffkreisläufe und antike Textilökonomie, Steiner-Verlag, 2019, p. 457-475.

2018. “Clothing the Elite? Patterns of Textile Production and Consumption in Ancient Sudan and Nubia“. In A. Ulanowska, M. Siennicka, and M. Grupa (eds.), Dynamics and Organisation of Textile Production in Past Societies in Europe and the Mediterranean, Fasciculi Archaeologiae Historicae 31: 81-92.

2018. “Se vêtir à Djebel Adda. Nouvelles Perspectives de recherche sur l’identité culturelle en Nubie méroïtique“, in G. Choimet and M. Maillot (eds.), Actualités archéologiques françaises au SoudanRoute de l’Orient, hors série n°3: 103-123.

2016. “Textiles and Funerary Rituals. The wrapping of offerings at Meroe and el-Hobagi”. Sudan and Nubia 20: 75-81.

2016. “Spinning in Meroitic Sudan. Textile Implements from Abu Geili”. Dotawo, a journal for Nubian studies, vol. 3: 153-178.

2015. “De fil en aiguille : aspects de l’artisanat textile méroïtique”. Egypte Afrique et Orient 78: 63-66.

2012. “Les textiles des nécropoles méroïtiques de Saï”. In F. Doyen et D. Devauchelle (éds.), Fouilles sur l’île de Saï (Soudan), 2005-2010, CRIPEL 29: 331-344.

2010. “Rock Inscriptions from Semna and Kumma. Epigraphic Study“. Sudan National Museum and Section Française de la Direction des Antiquités du Soudan.