"The International Embrace of Khartoum: Causes and Consequences for Greater Sudan," by Eric Reeves | SOAS/University of London, June


The Society for the Study of the Sudans (UK) and the Centre of African Studies of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (Brunei Auditorium)

"The International Embrace of Khartoum: Causes and Consequences for Greater Sudan," by Professor Eric Reeves, Smith College, United States

· Discussant: Professor Peter Woodward, Professor Emeritus, University of Reading.

• Chairperson: Dr. Lutz Oette, Director, Centre for Human Rights Law, SOAS


Eric Reeves is a professor of English Language and Literature at Smith College, Northampton Massachusetts. He has published extensively on Sudan, nationally and internationally, for almost two decades. He is author of Compromising with Evil: An archival history of greater Sudan, 2007-2012 (September 2012).

Peter Woodward was Professor of Politics and International Relations at Reading University, Berkshire, England. He is a former Lecturer in Politics at the University of Khartoum, Sudan. He has published extensively, including Crisis In The Horn of Africa: Politics, Piracy and The Threat of TerrorSudan after Nimeiri (Ed): SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle EastUS Foreign Policy and the Horn of Africa (US Foreign Policy and Conflict in the Islamic World).

Dr. Lutz Oette is a senior lecturer in law at SOAS. In his recent work, particularly as the then Counsel at the NGO Redress (www.redress.org), he combined litigation, capacity building and advocacy, including the Project for Criminal Law Reform in Sudan (www.pclrs.com). His current research focuses on constitutional reform and human rights in Sudan, and various aspects of the prohibition of torture and the right to reparation. He is co-author of Bantekas & Oette, International Human Rights Law and Practice (Cambridge University Press, 2013), second edition due July 2016.

This event has been organised in collaboration with The Centre of African Studies, SOAS University of London




Eric Reeves 




About Eric Reeves: http://sudanreeves.org/about-eric-reeves/



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