SOAS University of London

Centre of African Studies

Sudan-South Sudan Series

The series bring together academic and practitioners on contemporary Sudan and South Sudan to deliver an interdisciplinary series of seminars. 

The series bring together academic and practitioners on contemporary Sudan and South Sudan to deliver an interdisciplinary series of seminars. Ranging through legal, economic, political and cultural issues the seminars will challenge current views to provide insights on the future of the Sudans. 

You can download the reports of the past events on the right hand side of this page.

Previous Events in this series

The use of law as an instrument of power in Sudan and South Sudan

Chair: Dr Lutz Oette

As part of the Sudan & South Sudan series, this seminar will reflect on resistance to the use of law as an instrument of power in Sudan and South Sudan, and challenges faced by those advocating legal reforms and greater rights protection.  

15 February 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, Room 4429, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Telling the story their Way: The Arts & Social Action in the Sudans

Chairs: Angela Impey (SOAS) and Mariya Hassan (SOAS)

As part of the Centre of African Studies' Sudan & South Sudan Series, this panel will address the arts in their capacity as critical acts and explore a range of ways they are used to allegorize personal aspirations, strengthen communities, and cultivate political engagement. 

11 January 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, Room 4429, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM