Ahmed El-Bushra

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Ahmed el Bushra lectured in the Department of History at the University of Khartoum from 1960 to 1968. After a period in the Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Cambridge, he returned to his post in Khartoum in 1976, whilst concurrently supervising the Juba University Centre in Khartoum. In 1984 he was seconded to the Sudan Embassy in London as Cultural Counsellor, later serving as Academic Adviser to the Embassy of Qatar. He participated in archaeological fieldwork with the Khartoum/Ghana mission to Ancient Merawi, and spent time with the Egypt Exploration Society mission to Qasr Ibrim and the Polish mission to Old Dongola.