Monthly Archives: June 2009

Episode 28: Ethnicity and Power in Sudan’s Past

Sudan_Cookbook_18762Historians Stephanie Beswick (Ball State U.) and Jay Spaulding (Kean U.) on ethnicity, slavery, and trade in Sudan.  Focus is on pre-colonial times, with an emphasis on how power relationships and economic factors influenced identity formation and political conflict. The interview was conducted at the Sudan Studies Association meeting in East Lansing.