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.
- Find titles on 'Sudan' and 'peacebuilding'
- Find titles on 'Sudan' and environment'
- Find titles on 'Sudan' and 'civil society'
- Find titles on 'Sudan and politics'
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
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
AllAfrica - South Sudan
The news service AllAfrica aggregates and ditributes news and reporting on South Sudan.
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
"Environmental Strategies to Increase Human Resilince to Climate Change: Lessons for Eastern and Northern Africa. A Financial Report Submitted to Assessemnets of Impacts and adaptions to Climate Change". ( AIACCC) (pdf) by Balgis Osman Elasha. Washington, International Start Secretariat, 2006
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.
Sudan - Post Conflict Enviromental Assessment by the United Nations Enviromental Programme
Sudan - Post Conflict Evironmental Assessment (2007) (pdf) by the United Nations Enviromental Programme
When boundaries become borders
When boundaries become borders. (2010) (pdf) by Douglas H. Johnson. London: The Institute, 2010. 137 p
Understanding Obstacles to Peace. Actors, Interests and Strategies in Africa's Great Lakes Region
"Beyond the North-South Dichotomy in Sudan: Issues, Actors, and Interests" . (pdf) Book chapter by Alfred Sebit Lokuji in Obstacles to Peace. Actors, Interests and Strategies in Africa's Great Lakes Region". Fountain Publishers, Kampala, 2011. p 170 - 221