Michael Woldemariam and Terrence Lyons discuss the future of Eritrea
Michael Woldemariam and Terrence Lyons discuss the history and future of Eritrea on the 2014 Horn of Africa Course. MORE >
Great Lakes Course 2014
The Great Lakes Course Course, held in Burundi from 28 June to 4 July, covered Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Director of Studies was Jason Stearns.... MORE >
Sudan and South Sudan Course 2014
The Sudan and South Sudan Course, under the direction of Sharath Srinivasan, was held in Kenya, from 14 to 20 June. New rebellions and ongoing civil war in both the Sudans have put social... MORE >
Horn of Africa Course 2014
The 2014 Horn of Africa Course, held in Kenya from 31 May to 6 June, covered Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Somaliland, Puntland, and northern Kenya. The course offered a multi-... MORE >
The field course season in Eastern and Central Africa
More than forty specialists on Eastern and Central African history, politics, economics and culture taught on the RVI’s annual field courses this year. Journalists and activists joined... MORE >
Reflections on a life of research in the Horn of Africa
Berouk Mesfin, Senior Researcher at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), interviews Christopher Clapham, Emeritus Professor at the University of Cambridge, and Lee Cassanelli,... MORE >
Field Courses 2014
The RVI's 2014 annual field courses, now in their eleventh year, were held from May to July in Eastern and Central Africa. The Horn of Africa Course held in Kenya, from 31 May to 7 June... MORE >
RVI course season winds up in Jinja, Uganda
June and July were months of intensive study for students on the Institute's annual field courses. The courses involved over 140 participants, thirty teachers, and an administrative... MORE >
Sudan and South Sudan Course 2013
The course was held under the direction of Justin Willis of Durham University. Dan Large of the Central European University was the Deputy Director of Studies. The teaching staff included... MORE >
Great Lakes Course 2013
The Great Lakes Course covered Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The 2013 course examined the current crisis in the Kivus, the prospects of... MORE >