SOAS University of London

Centre of African Studies

GDAI Webinar #8 - The challenge of state-making in South Sudan: the shifting everyday realities and experience of violence and conflict

Jimmy Awany (SOAS Alumnus), Ponsiano Bimeny (SOAS University of London)

Date: 25 March 2021Time: 5:00 PM

Finishes: 25 March 2021Time: 6:00 PM

Venue: Virtual Event

Type of Event: Webinar

Conventional interpretations of Civil Society often overlook the myriad ways in which civic actors constitute authority and negotiate for change in fragile states. This omission has significant implications on how civil society sectors evolve and receive external support.

Drawing on South Sudan as a case study, this webinar will explores how civil society is shaped and constructed, and how civic actors navigate different spaces within a conflict context, shrinking civil society space and international influence to impact peace.

Speakers: Jimmy Awany (SOAS Alumnus) in conversation with Ponsiano Bimeny (SOAS University of London)


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