Interviews & Conversations

Tarikh Tana (Our History) part 5: 1944 The functions of the leopard-skin chief
On Wednesday 29 November 2017, Eye Radio and the Rift Valley Institute aired the fifth and, for now, final radio show in the South Sudan National Archives radio series, in coordination with... MORE >
Tarikh Tana (Our History) part 4: 1967 Appeal by the peace delegation to the Anya Nya
On Wednesday 22 November 2017, Eye Radio and the Rift Valley Institute aired the fourth radio show about the South Sudan National Archives, in coordination with the South Sudan Ministry of... MORE >
Tarikh Tana (Our History) part 3: Instructional pamphlet on malaria in Bor Dinka
On Wednesday 15 November 2017, Eye Radio and the Rift Valley Institute aired the third radio show about the South Sudan National Archives, in coordination with the South Sudan Ministry of... MORE >
Tarikh Tana (Our History) part 2: The Gospel of St Mark in Bari
Eye Radio and the Rift Valley Institute aired the second radio show about the South Sudan National Archives on Wednesday 8 November 2017, in coordination with the South Sudan Ministry of... MORE >
Tarikh Tana (Our History) part 1: The Sentencing of the Torit Mutineers (An archive document from 1955, Equatoria Province)
Eye Radio and the Rift Valley Institute (RVI) aired the first of a five-part radio series about the South Sudan National Archives (SSNA) on Wednesday 1 November 2017, in coordination with... MORE >
Nimo-Ilhan Ali and Rashid Abdi discuss 'tahriib'
Nimo-llhan Ali and Rashid Abdi discuss migration, the meaning of tahriib, and the challenges faced by returning youth in Somaliland and diaspora. The discussion took place on the... MORE >
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 >
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 >
Nuruddin Farah in conversation with Tom Odhiambo
Somali author Nuruddin Farah discusses his writing—and its relation to Somalia and the African condition—with Tom Odhiambo of Nairobi University. The interview was filmed for the Rift... MORE >
The National Archive of South Sudan
Jok Madut Jok, former Undersecretary in the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport of the Government of South Sudan, discusses the National Archive of South Sudan with Douglas H. Johnson,... MORE >