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The overlooked role of elites in African grassroots conflicts: A case study of the Dinka-Mundari-Bari conflict in Southern Sudan
Sudan Working Paper | Dec 2014
Many analysts of grassroots conflicts in African emphasized one of the following factors to be the most important: ethnic divisions, competition over ...
Local conflict, elites, ethnic divisions, Sudan
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Sudanese women activists launched a legal campaign in 2009 calling attention to how the country’s Sharia based Criminal Act of 1991 produced impunity ...
Women's movement, rape, legal reform, Islamic law, Sudan
News | 28 Jun 2007
What are the links between various transitional justice mechanisms and the degree of violence and reconciliation in the post-war or post-authoritarian period?
News | 3 May 2005
The complicated link between women and religion in the Middle East has been a source of debate for centuries, and has special resonance today. Whether religion reinforces female oppression or provides opportunities for women - or a combination of both - depends on time, place and circumstance. This book seeks to contextualize women's roles within their religious traditions rather than through the lens of a dominant culture.
Event | 10 May 2012
Peter Vale explores a century of South African international relation from the point of view of cartoons. Cartoonists offer a "sharp eye" on foreign policy.
News | 5 Nov 2015
CMI held the third and final conference in the “Everyday Maneuvers” project and plans for a more intensive publication and project development workshop in 2016.
News | 19 May 2015
In mid-April 2015, news emerged about the killing of nine police-men in Angola's Huambo province. The incident involved the police and members of Juliano Kalupeteca's "Light of the World" religious sect. In the following days, grizzling reports emerged of a massacre of perhaps hundreds of sect members. We do not yet know the truth. Angola's government appears to do its utmost to prevent knowledge of it to transpire. Will the international community remain passive?
News | 6 Oct 2010
Remarks by U.S. President Obama in a Ministerial Meeting on Sudan.
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2007
Lebanon has been a reluctant host to Palestinian refugees since 1948. A mainstay of Lebanese policies vis-à-vis the Palestinian refugees has been ...
Palestinians, Refugees, Human rights, International refugee law, Middle East, Lebanon, Palestine
The social uses of livestock among pastoralists in Sudan: Food systems, stores of value, wealth, power, and authority
Sudan Working Paper | Dec 2014
The impact of livestock on the economy of Sudan and its social uses within the pastoral sector are of great importance in the future development of the ...
Social uses of livestock among pastoralists, land grabbing, Sudan's domestic and export economy, pastoral transformation, Sudan
CMI Report | Jan 2002
This report analyses the growth of political Islam in South Asia (Pakistan, Afghanistan and India's Jammu and Kashmir Province). In Pakistan the failure ...
Asia: Afghanistan, India, Pakistan
Sudan Working Paper | May 2015
This paper outlines the landscape of development interventions in South Kordofanbetween the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) in 2005 ...
The Future of Mechanized Schemes and Agricultural Investment in the South Kordofan State / Nuba Mountains
Sudan Working Paper | Sep 2016
Abstract This paper tackles the issue of the future of mechanized schemes and investment in the agricultural sector in the South Kordofan State/Nuba ...
agriculture, Sudan, South Sudan, Nuba, Nuba mountains, South Kordofan State
News | 6 Apr 2011
South Sudan's July 9, 2011 Independence Day is fast approaching, but ongoing violence in Abyei, including the deliberate burning of villages by northern-aligned forces and the displacement of 20,000 people, threatens to undo progress toward peace in Sudan.
CMI Report | Jan 2003
In urban Africa, informal employment constitutes 90 per cent of all new jobs. Informal work is characterised by being unrecognised, unprotected or unrecorded ...
Gender, urbanization, micro credit, taxation, Africa: Uganda
Comparing Borderland Dynamics. Processes of territorialization in the Nuba Mountains in Sudan, southern Yunnan in China, and the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan.
Sudan Working Paper | Mar 2015
The paper is a contribution to the recent debate in social science of border situations and the way borders affect borderland populations. The paper is ...
Sidam, China, Tajikistan
Book Chapter | Nov 2019
This chapter analyses political corruption in Nigeria through the trajectory of a number of scandals and their background. It underscores the resilience ...
political corruption, power preservation, resource curse, clientelism, 'war chest', Nigeria
Event | 23 May 2008
CANCELLED. Professor Amos Sawyer cannot come to Bergen 23 May.
Project | Jul 2016 - Jun 2020
The project looks at the cost of women’s exclusion and the possibilities for their inclusion in peace talks, peacebuilding, and politics in countries ...
Women, peacebuilding, Africa, legal reform, Algeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria, Sudan
News | 11 Nov 2011
Norwegian attempts to bring the festered conflict in Sri Lanka to an end were futile. An evaluation of the Norwegian peacebuilding efforts concludes that Norway should have pulled out in 2006.