Past Events

A Somali Spring?
On 11 October in Nairobi, Professor Ken Menkhaus of Davidson College, North Carolina debated current developments in Somalia with panelists Amal Ismail, publisher and founder of Bridge... MORE >
Great Lakes Course 2012
The third Great Lakes Course was held in Bujumbura, Burundi from 7 to 13 July. The Director of Studies was Jason Stearns, also director of RVI's Usalama Project and author of the... MORE >
Horn of Africa Course 2012
The fifth Horn of Africa course took place in Kilifi on the Kenyan coast from 16 to 22 June 2012. The directors, Mark Bradbury and Ken Menkhaus, were again joined by Sally Healy as Deputy... MORE >
Sudan and South Sudan Course 2012
The ninth course covering Sudan – and the first to cover the new nation of - was held in Athi River, Kenya from 26 May to 1 June. The course was under the direction of two of the co-editors... MORE >
Great Lakes Course 2011
The second Great Lakes Course was held in Bujumbura, Burundi from 9 to 15 July. The course was directed by Jason Stearns of Yale University, author of the recent Dancing in the Glory of... MORE >
Horn of Africa Course 2011
The fourth Horn of Africa course took place in Lamu, Kenya from 4 to 10 June 2011. The directors, Mark Bradbury and Ken Menkhaus, were joined by Sally Healy as Deputy Director of Studies.... MORE >
Sudan Course 2011
The eighth Sudan Course was held in Rumbek from 25 to 31 May. The course was directed by Peter Woodward and John Ryle. New teaching staff included: Abduljabar Abdalla Fadul, Ahmed Abusin,... MORE >
Great Lakes Course 2010
The first RVI Great Lakes Course was held in July 2010 in the Imperial Golf View Hotel in Entebbe, Uganda. The Director of the Course was Philip Winter OBE, formerly Chief of Staff for the... MORE >
Sudan Course 2010
The seventh Sudan Course was held in Rumbek from the 12 to 18 June. The course was directed by Eddie Thomas and Cherry Leonardi. New teaching staff this year included: Alfred Lokuji,... MORE >
Horn of Africa Course 2010
The Institute’s third Horn of Africa course took place in Lamu, Kenya, from 29 May to 4 June. The Course was directed by Mark Bradbury and Ken Menkhaus. A number of new lecturers taught on... MORE >
Horn of Africa Course 2009
The second RVI Horn of Africa Course took place from 20 to 26 June 2009 in Lamu, Kenya. The Course was directed by Mark Bradbury and Ken Menkhaus. New teaching staff this year included... MORE >
Sudan Course 2009
The sixth RVI Sudan Course was held in Rumbek Senior Secondary School from 24 to 30 May 2009. The directors of the course were Eddie Thomas and Cherry Leonardi. New teaching staff this year... MORE >

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