Research Reports

Speaking Truth To Power
Speaking Truth to Power focuses on the life of Kolang Ket—a major prophet in the early twentieth century. His story, as recounted in the Bentiu POCS, includes his seizure by the... MORE >
Customary Authorities Displaced
Customary Authorities Displaced examines the consequences of conflict and displacement on traditional forms of authority among refugees from former Western Equatoria state. Various... MORE >
Peace is the Name of Our Cattle-Camp
Following the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) and the subsequent independence of South Sudan in 2011, many agro-pastoralist and pastoralist areas of the country have experienced an... MORE >
Wartime Trade and the Reshaping of Power in South Sudan
During war, geographies of economic and political power are often recast by shifting patterns of trade and population movements. This can present an opportunity for local leaders to reshape... MORE >
Changing Power Among Murle Chiefs
Changing Power Among Murle Chiefs investigates how Murle customary authorities—in particular, red chiefs—navigate and negotiate political, military and spiritual authority... MORE >
Politics, Power and Chiefship in Famine and War
Politics, power and chiefship in famine and war investigates how customary authorities on South Sudan’s border with southern Darfur have managed repeated wars and famines since the... MORE >
Instruments in Both Peace and War
With the formation of a Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU) and the subsequent outbreak of violence in Juba in July 2016, the role of civil society in South Sudan is more... MORE >
Dividing Communities in South Sudan and Northern Uganda: Boundary disputes and land governance
In September 2014, a conflict erupted between South Sudanese and Ugandans in the borderlands of Kajokeji County, South Sudan and Moyo District, Uganda. Several people were killed, many more... MORE >
My Mother Will Not Come to Juba
In South Sudan delays in the making of the national constitution have led to public concern. My Mother Will Not Come to Juba: South Sudanese debate the constitution is the record of three... MORE >
The Road Back from Abyei
Abyei has proved to be the hardest part of Sudan's Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) to implement, harder, even, than the determination of the rest of the North-South boundary, or the... MORE >
The Kafia Kingi Enclave
When South Sudan became a separate state in 2011, its northern boundary with the Republic of Sudan became an international border, the longest and most contentious in the region. At the... MORE >
 جيب كفيا قنجيالبشر والسياسة والتاريخ في محور الحدود الشمالية – الجنوبية لغرب السودان
‎تُعتبر كفيا قنجي الواقع على الطرف الغربي الأقصى للسودان نقطة إلتقاء رئيسية بين دارفور وجنوب البلاد؛ وتخضع هذه المنطقة الغنية بالمعادن حالياً لإدارة جنوب دارفور، لكن من المتوقع إعادتها... MORE >

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