Category Archives: Sudan

Al-Bashir easily wins re-election bid in Sudan

Democracy in Africa

In contrast to the positive picture from Nigeria, portraits of the Sudanese electoral landscape look bleak. Michaela Collord explores. Michaela is a PhD candidate in politics at the University of Oxford. This blog post was originally posted on the Presidential Power blog. 

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Tensions high as President Bashir launches re-election bid


In this post, Michaela Collord explores the tensions that have spread in Sudan ever since President Omar al-Bashir pledged his intention to seek re-election. Michaela is a PhD candidate in politics at the University of Oxford.This post originally appeared on the Presidential Power blog. 

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Reflecting back, looking forward: Katy Long


1. Tell us a bit about yourself, and your area of interest.  I’m currently a lecturer in International Development at the Univeristy of Edinburgh.   My work focuses above all on understanding the dynamics of migration and citizenship, especially in conflict and crisis settings. My first book, The Point of No Return: Refugees, Rights and Repatriation, came out […]

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Environmental Conflict and
How to Resolve It

Is the world entering a new era of violent conflict, not necessarily propelled by ethnic differences, fanatic ideologies or nation-building wars, but rather as a result of growing resource constraints? The idea of environmental conflict is gaining ground, with advocates suggesting that growing scarcity at the local, regional and national level will lead to new […]

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