Redie Bereketeab

Senior Researcher and Associate Professor at NAI since 2010.

Subject areas:
Political and development sociology: state, nation, nationalism, identity, conflict, governance and development
Geographical areas:
The Horn of Africa (Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan and South Sudan)
Language skills:
English, Swedish, Tigrinya, Amharic, Arabic
+46 (0)18 471 52 52
+46 (0)70 167 96 52
Research areas:
Conflict and post-conflict

Academic Background

PhD in Sociology from Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden; BSc in Social Science from Örebro Högskolan, Örebro, Sweden

Report - Sudan Conference

Report from Conference on the Ongoing Civil War in South Sudan and Its Regional Consequences, 2-3 June 2015, Khartoum, Sudan (pdf opens in new window).

The ongoing civil war in South Sudan has interrelated causal factors that are by nature domestic, regional and international. In this regard the conference discussed in depth domestic factors that included challenges of transformation from a national liberation movement to a post-liberation civic governance system of the ruling Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM).

Conference on Post-Secession State Building

The Conference on Post-Secession State Building: Somaliland, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan, took place at the University of Hargeisa, Somaliland, 17-18 June, 2013. It was convened by Dr. Redie Bereketeab of the Nordic Africa Institute as part of the research project on Conflict and State Building in the Horn of Africa in cooperation with the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS), University of Hargeisa. Report from Conference (pdf opens in new window).

International workshop

The international workshop on Intra and Inter-State Conflicts and Security in the Horn of Africa, took place at the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden 25-26, May 2010. It was convened by Dr. Redie Bereketeab as part of the Research project on 'Conflict and State Building in the Horn of Africa'.
Read the complete workshop report (pdf).

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