Slavery in Sudan and Its Impact on the Peace Process

Nissan Lecture Theatre

Slavery in Sudan and Its Impact on the Peace Process

Saturday, 5 November 2005 - 9:45am
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

[Sponsored by the Middle East Centre and the African Studies Centre]

Provisional Programme

9.45-10.00 Opening Remarks

Mr. Bona Malwal (Senior Associate Member, St.Antony's College)
"Slavery in Southern Sudan: an Overview"
Chair: Dr Ahmed Al-Shahi

10.45-11.00 Discussion

11.00-11.30 Coffee Break (The Buttery, St.Antony's College)

Dr John Eibner (Assistant to the President of Christian Solidarity International - CSI)
"The International Response to Sudanese Slavery"
Chair: Bona Malwal

12.45-1.00 Discussion

1.00-2.15 Lunch (Dining Hall, St.Antony's College)

Mr James Aguer Alic (Chairman of Dinka Chiefs Committee and
Member of the Committee for the Eradication of the Abduction of Women and Children) assisted by Mr Kuel Aguer
"Slavery and Slave Liberation: The Experience of the Dinka Chiefs' Committee"
Chair: Ahmed Al-Shahi

3.00-3.45 Discussion

Dr Hamouda Fathelrahman (Former Executive Director of the Sudan Human Rights Organization - Cairo)
"Sudanese Slavery: A Northern Perspective"
Chair: Bona Malwal

4.00-4.30 Tea Break (The Buttery)

Comments and Discussions on the Presentations
Chair: Bona Malwal and Ahmed Al-Shahi

6.00-7.00 Reception (The Buttery)

End of Conference

* The Lecture Theatre of the College only has 150 seats. It is important to book a seat in advance in order to avoid disappointment. If you have booked a seat and decided not to come, please inform us in order that the seat can be allocated to another person. For those who have not booked a seat, please check about availability of seats before you come.
* The 'Sudan Programme' offers hospitality of free registration, coffee, lunch, tea and the reception.
* If you are coming by car, there are car parking spaces (for a limited period) around the College (62 Woodstock Road, north Oxford).
* Cassette or video recording of the proceedings are not permitted. Similarly photography is not allowed.
*The 'Sudan Programme' and the College do not take any responsibility for lost possessions of participants.
* We look forward to seeing you and if you have any queries, please let us know.

Sudan Programme Organizers: Ahmed Al-Shahi and Bona Malwal

Contact Address:
Dr Ahmed Al-Shahi
St Antony's College
Tel: (Direct) 01865-284738
Fax: 01865-554465