Connections Episode 19
Special Episode: The Coup in Sudan
Mouin Rabbani Interviews Khalid Medani
On Wednesday, 27 October, Jadaliyya co-editor Mouin Rabbani spoke with Khalid Mustafa Medani on the coup in Sudan. This special episode of Connections discusses the latest developments in Sudan and examines the context and consequences of the recent coup in the country.
Connections offers timely and informative interviews on current events and broader policy questions, as well as themes relevant to knowledge production. It combines journalism, analysis, and scholarship.
Dr. Khalid Mustafa Medani is Associate Professor of Political Science and Islamic Studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. His research focuses on the political economy of Islamic and Ethnic Politics in Africa and the Middle East. He is the author of Black Markets and Militants: Informal Networks in the Middle East and Africa(Cambridge University Press, 2021) and is presently completing a manuscript on the causes and consequences of Sudan’s 2018 popular uprising. Dr. Medani has published extensively on civil conflict with a special focus on the armed conflicts in Sudan and Somalia.
Mouin Rabbani has published and commented widely on Palestinian affairs, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the contemporary Middle East. He was previously Senior Analyst Middle East and Special Advisor on Israel-Palestine with the International Crisis Group, and head of political affairs with the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria. He is Co-Editor of Jadaliyya Ezine.