The Society for the Study of the Sudans (UK)
Annual Symposium and General Meeting
in association with the Centre for African Studies, SOAS
Saturday 17th September 2016
in the Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, School of Oriental and African Studies, Thornhaugh Street (off Russell Square), London WC1H 0XG
9.45 - 10:30
Welcome from SSSUK Chairperson, Gill Lusk
Symposium Opening by SSSUK President Ibrahim el Salahi
Panel on South Sudan, chaired by John Ryle
Jacob Lagu: South Sudan: A fragile state of mind
Aru Muortat: Historical contributors to the liberation of South Sudan.
Literary Panel chaired by Raga Hashim Makkawi:
Alsaddiq Alraddi on his ‘Poem of the Nile’ and other poetry
Emad Baraka on his novel ‘Migration’
Nizar Ateeg on publishing in Sudan and UK.
SSSUK AGM. Non-members may attend but not vote.
Eddie Thomas: The changing patterns of displacement in South Sudan
Migration Panel chaired by Rosalind Marsden
Albaqir Alafif Mukhtar: Times when “European Values” are tested: Politics of Fear
Lutz Oette: Sudan’s new role as migration gatekeeper: what price for human rights protection?
Peter Verney: Perspectives on peril: Sudanese asylum applications
Younis Yahya: The road from Darfur.
Coffee and tea.
Pamela Lomoro: Sustained peace in South Sudan requires far more women in national leadership roles.
John Ashworth: Bringing Peace to South Sudan: The Role of the Churches. Chaired by Mawan Muortat.
You can register on the day, or pay in advance through PayPal here.