Promoting Knowledge and Understanding of Sudan and South Sudan

About the Programme

The Sudanese Programme (originally known as the Sudan Programme) was founded by Ahmed Al-Shahi and Bona Malwal in 2002 with sponsorship from the Middle East Centre and the African Studies Centre at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford.

From its beginning the Programme concerned itself with the civil war in Sudan and the subsequent peace process and  has been successful in further knowledge and understanding of Sudan and dialogue between northerners and southerners.

The Programme's remit is above politics, ethnicity and religion.

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Saturday 27 March 2021

Sustainable Peace and Future Governance of South Sudan

  • We are delighted to announce the rescheduled date of this conference.

  • Registration essential - to register please email           Dr Ahmed Al-Shahi at

  • Programme details to follow in due course.

  • Organised in collaboration with the South Sudanese Communities in the UK.

Latest Publication

Women Writers of the Two Sudans


Published in 2018, this book is available for purchase from The Sudanese Programme; for purchasing details please e-mail Dr Ahmed Al-Shahi to request your copy.

Banner image:  The Meroe Pyramids by Retnaw Snellac Photography used under CC BY.

Footer image:  Cattle, South Sudan (DSC01829) by  Al Jazeera English, used under CC BY.

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