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19 Jun 2023

War in the Sudan: What did we learn, and what did we not learn from history?

The outbreak of war in Sudan on April 15th has shocked many Sudanese and observers alike, even though tensions had been escalating since the 2021 coup The ongoing power-struggle is now being played out in several parts of the country, including the capital Khartoum. Why did the outbreak of violence come as such a surprise this time? What can we learn from history? And what have we not learnt?


Main speaker:

Dr. Philos. Endre Stiansen (Ambassador at the Royal Norwegian Embassy, Khartoum)



Leif Manger, University of Bergen

Intisar el-Zein Soughayroun, University of Khartoum (on zoom)



Alexandros Tsakos, University of Bergen