The Sudan Handbook

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Notes on Contributors

AbdElRahman Ali MohamEd is Director of the Sudan National
Museum and co-editor of its Catalogue. He has twenty years experience
conducting archaeological fieldwork in Sudan. He is author and co- author
of numerous articles about Sudan’s archaeology, cultural heritage and
museums. He obtained his PhD in 2006 from the University of Lille III
in France.

AbdEl Salam SidahmEd is Associate Professor, Political Science
Department, University of Windsor, Canada. He teaches international
human rights, Islamic and Middle Eastern politics, and politics of the
developing world. His research interests include contemporary Islamism,
Sudanese affairs, and contemporary application of sharia laws in Muslim
countries. Before joining the University of Windsor, he worked as a
researcher and Middle East Programme Director at the International
Secretariat of Amnesty International. His publications include: Sudan
(2005), Politics and Islam in Contemporary Sudan (1997) and Islamic Funda-
mentalism (1996).

Ahmad SikainGa is a Professor in the Department of History and
the Department of African and African American Studies at Ohio State
University, specializing in African economic social history with a focus
on slavery, emancipation, labour, and urban history. His current research
examines the role of slavery, ethnicity, and identity in the development of
popular culture in contemporary Sudan. His publications include: Slaves
into Workers: Emancipation and Labor in Colonial Sudan (1996), and City of
Steel and Fire: A Social History of Atbara, Sudan’s Railway Town, 1906–
The Sudan Handbook, edited by John Ryle, Justin Willis, Suliman Baldo and Jok Madut Jok. © 2011 Rift Valley Institute and contributors


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