Connections Episode 55
Crisis in Sudan
Mouin Rabbani Interivews Khalid Medani
Wednesday, 18 April 2023
3:00 PM EST | 21:00 CET | 21:00 Khartoum
Join us on Tuesday, 18 April for a discussion about the current crisis in Sudan with Khalid Medani and Jadaliyya Co-Editor Mouin Rabbani. This episode of Connections will focus on the attempted seizure of power byr the country’s Rapid Support Forces (RSF), the resulting deadly armed confrontations, and their implications for the balance of power between Sudan’s various political and military forces.
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.
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