A symposium on Perspectives on National Reconciliation in South Sudan: Lessons learnt from South Af

A symposium on Perspectives on National Reconciliation in South Sudan: Lessons learnt from South Af


03-03-2014, 02:11 AM


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Title: A symposium on Perspectives on National Reconciliation in South Sudan: Lessons learnt from South Af
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Date: 03-03-2014, 02:11 AM

A symposium on Perspectives on National Reconciliation in South Sudan: Lessons learnt from South Africa, Rwanda, and Sudan



Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, New York City

McMahon Hall, Room 109

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

10:00am-4:00pm



Invited Speakers

Dr. David Bassiouni, The United Nations, New York City

Stephen Kuol, A former State Minister of Education, South Sudan

Sarah Cleto Rial, Sister’s Keeper, Boston

Dr. Akec Khoc, South Sudan Ambassador in Washington DC

David Deng, Director, Research Department, South Sudan Law Society

Jehanne Henry, Human Rights Watch, New York

Dr. Jok Madut Jok, Professor of History at Loyola Marymount University, and an Executive Director of the Sudd Institute, South Sudan

Dr. Amir Idris, Professor of African and Afr. Amer. Studies, Fordham University



The symposium is organized by the Department of African and African American Studies and co-sponsored by the International Studies Program, and the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs at Fordham.

The symposium will discuss some of the challenges of political reconciliation and justice in South Sudan. Outstanding academics, policy makers, and human rights activists from South Sudan will debate possible ways of addressing these pivotal issues. They will offer a fresh vision and explore policy options for peace, democracy, and development in South Sudan. The symposium will conclude by offering possible alternative perspectives for an inclusive national and political reconciliation.

To RSVP, please email us at [email protected] , or call either (718) 817-3745 or (212) 636-6360.


Amir H. Idris, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Dept. of African and African American Studies
Fordham University (Lincoln Center Campus)
113 West 60th Street
Room 414E
New York, New York 10023
Tel: 212-636-6180
Fax: 212-636-7253
Email: [email protected]

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