The Sudanese Programme 1-Day Conference: Ecological Impacts of Proposed Jonglei Canal, National Identity Crisis, Communal Conflicts and the Peace in South Sudan
This is a hybrid event, please join us in person if you can. Otherwise you can link in through ZOOM. To receive your personal ZOOM link please visit our website and register through there,
This event is organised by The Sudanese Programme in collaboration with (1) the South Sudanese
Community (UK) and (2) the Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford.

Presentations include:
Towards Nationhood: The Challenges and Opportunities for Achieving Unity and Nationhood in South Sudan
The Myths and Truths of South Sudan’s National Identity
Communal Conflicts in South Sudan
National Identity and Belonging among South Sudanese Diaspora in the UK
The Impact of Completing Jonglei Canal and Dredging Bahr El Ghazal Basin on the delicate ecosystem of the SUDD Westlands
Elections in the Republic of South Sudan
Evaluation of the Implementation of the Revitalised Agreement on Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan

This 1-day event will close with an evening reception, 6pm-7pm
Date: 5 November 2022, 9:00 (Saturday, 4th week, Michaelmas 2022)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Nissan Lecture Theatre
Speakers: David S. Bassiouni (The Bassiouni Group), Abraham A. Awolich (People’s Coalition for Civil Actions), Laura Nunu Numirano (Medical Director and Researcher in Health Education), Rachel Ayrton (University of Birmingham), Tag Elkhazin (Carleton University), Yien Matthew Chol (Linguist, Literati and Human Rights Activist), Rita M. Lopidia (Eve Organization for Women Development, South Sudan and Uganda)
Organising department: Middle East Centre
Organiser: Dr Ahmed Al-Shahi (Chair and Trustee, The Sudanese Programme)
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Host: The Sudanese Programme
Part of: Middle East Centre Seminar Series
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Cost: Free
Audience: Public
Editor: Caroline Davis