New State: Clean slate? Change And Continuity In South Sudanese State Formation
RVI Fellow Dr Cherry Leonardi will deliver the this year's BIEA British Academy Annual Lecture on the creation of the Republic of South Sudan. She will discuss how the internal conflicts in... MORE >
Talking Peace in the Ogaden
Since the 1990s, war in the Ogaden region of Ethiopia has claimed thousands of lives. The conflict between the Government of Ethiopia and the insurgent Ogaden National Liberation Front has... MORE >
Insurgency & Counter-Insurgency in Kenya book launch
In Insurgency & Counter-Insurgency in Kenya: A Social History of the Shifta Conflict, Hannah Whittaker of Brunel University offers an analysis of the 1963-68 Somali... MORE >
Learning from the 2011 Famine in Somalia
In 2011, people in Somalia suffered a catastrophic famine. Since 2012, a group from the Feinstein Center at Tufts University and the Rift Valley Institute has been conducting retrospective... MORE >
Has Kenya Destroyed the ICC?
When the supporters of Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto began systematically attacking the International Criminal Court (ICC) as a neo-colonialist institution biased against Africans in the... MORE >