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14th September 2021

A conversation with Joseph Diing Majok in South Sudan on his scholarship-winning research under the XCEPT programme.

PODCAST

21st July 2021

When the Myanmar military reclaimed power in February after a decade of democratic government, it disrupted the delicate peace process with Myanmar’s ...

NEWSLETTER

23rd June 2021

Joint bulletin from the X-Border Local Research Network about recent research and activities from The Asia Foundation, Rift Valley Institute, and Malc...

BLOG

30th April 2021

After six days stationary in the Suez Canal, the Ever Given was finally unstuck. While its name will soon become a piece of trivia about blocking one ...

BLOG

26th April 2021

Sailors Without a Sea

Armenak Tokmajyan

Jordan’s bahhara have suffered from a closed border with Syria, but efforts to resume informal trade ties continue.

BLOG

14th April 2021

The new coronavirus is spreading into conflict-affected states. The pandemic and efforts to contain it are much more likely to aggravate and multiply ...

PODCAST

10th March 2021

RVI’s Magnus Taylor speaks with RVI researchers, Joseph Diing Majok and Nicki Kindersley, about their latest report, “Breaking Out of the Borderlands:...

BLOG

21st January 2021

A Senseless Silencing

Sherif Mohyeldeen

By impeding research, Egypt curtails knowledge that can help resolve crises, especially in border areas.

PODCAST

13th January 2021

Displaced Tastes is a collaborative research project run by the Rift Valley Institute and the Catholic University of South Sudan as part of the X-Bord...

BLOG

15th December 2020

Because of Covid-19 restrictions, researchers have had to find alternative ways of getting information.

NEWSLETTER

2nd December 2020

How political, security and socio-economic developments affect the people living in contested borderlands and, reversely, how border dynamics shape ch...

BLOG

22nd October 2020

Permission to Kill

Armenak Tokmajyan

The rules of what is deemed acceptable political behavior are constantly shifting in Syria, with perilous consequences.

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