More than forty outstanding specialists on Eastern and Central African history, politics, economics and culture taught on RVI field courses this year. Journalists and activists joined academics and policy-makers for intensive courses covering the Sudans, the Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes. The courses took place in Kenya and Burundi between May and July.
Among the fourteen teachers on the Horn of Africa Course were Dereje Feyissa, an anthropologist working on the Ethiopia-Sudan borderlands, Christopher Clapham, the distinguished historian of Ethiopia and Terence Lyons of George Mason University. The course took place in Kenya from 31 May to 6 June and covered Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Somaliland, Puntland, and northern... MORE >