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Sudan Studies

Sudan Studies, ISSN 0952-049X, is a review published twice yearly by SSSUK and distributed free to members of the Society. The Editor is Dr H. R. J. Davies, and the members of the Editorial Board are: Dr Anisa Dani; Dr H. R. J. Davies; Mrs Jane R Hogan; Dr D. K. Lindley; Dr W. T. W. Morgan; Khalid Mustafa; Prof. Peter Woodward.

Views expressed in notes, articles and reviews published in Sudan Studies are not necessarily those held by the SSSUK or the Editor and Editorial Board. They are published to promote discussion and further scholarship in Sudan studies. All correspondence, articles and features relating to Sudan Studies should be addressed to:

  • Dr H. R. J. Davies
  • Editor, Sudan Studies
  • 1, Heatherslade Road
  • Southgate
  • Swansea SA3 2DD
  • Email:

Notes for contributors

SSSUK welcomes notes and articles intended for publication, which will be assessed by the Editorial Board. The normal maximum length of an article is 5,000 words including footnotes; longer articles may be accepted for publication in two or more parts. Notes and articles should be typed and double-spaced and wherever possible submitted as paper copy and as word-processed files (in PC format) on disc or as email attachments. SSSUK retains the right to edit articles for reasons of space and consistency of style and spelling. Sudan Studies aims to follow the editorial style of African Affairs, the Journal of the Royal African Society.

Manuscripts are not normally returned to authors, but original material such as photographs will be returned. It is helpful to have, very briefly (2-3 lines) any relevant details about the author - any post held, or time recently spent in the Sudan.

Reader access

  • You can find out what is in past issues of Sudan Studies by downloading the searchable summaries for Nos 1-30 and 31-45 provided through the links below.
  • Current issues are supplied as part of SSSUK membership.
  • Some copies of back issues from 37 forward are available to purchase (£6/$12 for individuals and £10/$20 for institutions) by contacting the Treasurer (
  • Issues 1-36 can be downloaded subject to licence (see right-hand column) using the links below. This is free, and readers are cordially invited to join the Society if they are not already members.

Links to PDF files:

Sudan Studies No. 42

Creative Commons Licence

Sudan Studies and its contents are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported Licence