Sudan: North in the shadow of the South.

The Nordic Africa Institute library staff has compiled this web dossier to coincide with the seminar series by The Life & Peace Institute (LPI) and the Nordic Africa Institute (NAI). Four seminars, sponsored by the Folke Bernadotte Academy, will be held in March and April 2012. Read more about the seminars here.

Literature in the library

Use the quick links below to locate titles dealing with topics of interest in the library catalogue, AfricaLit. The lists consist of literature - books and articles - in the form of fiction, non-fiction/factual information and official publications, as well as of other material.

The library suggests the following keywords when searching the library catalogue: National liberation movements, nation-building, peacebuilding, independence, self-determination, Sudan, Southern Sudan, South Sudan, environmental effects, environmental management, ethnic conflict, political development, peace agreement

Web links

This is a selection of websites dealing with Sudan and South Sudan. Many more items are available online on websites and in discussion forums. These links are found in the link collection A Guide to Africa on the Internet, where more web links to sites related to Sudan can be found.

African Studies Internet Resources, Columbia. (South Sudan)

African Studies Internet Resources on South Sudan. A collection of  recent news and documents on South Sudan, read more

CMI - Research for Development and Justice

CMI is an independent development research institute in Bergen, Norway. They generate and communicate research- based knowledge relevant for fighting poverty, advancing human rights, reducing conflict and promoting sustainable social development.

The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)

The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) is a non-profit research institution established in 1959, whose overarching purpose is to conduct research on the conditions for peaceful relations between states, groups and people.

The Life & Peace Institute

The Life & Peace institute works by supporting local civil society organisations in Somalia, Sudan, Kenya, Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Selected online articles and reports

Sudan: prospects for peace

Sudan: prospects for peace (pdf)  Forced Migration Review No 24 (2005)  Forced Migration Review, published by the Refugee Studies Centre of the University of Oxford, is the world’s most widely read magazine on refugee and internal displacement issues.

National liberation movements
Political development
South Sudan
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