Ahmed Hussain Adam

Ahmed Hussain Adam

Ahmed Hussain Adam

A Research Associate at the School of Law SOAS. Mr Adam is a prominent Sudanese Lawyer, Scholar and Human Rights Activist. He studied law in Sudan and public international law in the UK, where he received his LL/M in International Law from Westminster University, London.

A prominent voice for the people of Darfur and all oppressed Sudanese, he has been one of the principal negotiators on their behalf in various peace talks sponsored by international and
regional organizations such as the United Nations, the African Union, and the Arab League.

Prior to joining SOAS/School of Law, Mr Adam was a Visiting Fellow with the Cornell University’s Institute for African Development (IAD). Adam was also a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, where he was also co-chair of the Two Sudan Projects and Forum at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR). Mr Adam is currently working on a book manuscript titled Darfur Betrayed: An Insider’s Perspective. The proposed book attempts to offer a scholarly, insider perspective on the Darfur peace processes since 2004. The book will critically examine the role and response of the regional and international community to the crisis of Darfur. He is
also editing a book on South Sudan for Al Jazeera Centre for Studies in Doha, Qatar.

Mr Adam writes opinion pieces and is a regular commentator in many international
and Sudanese media outlets, including Foreign Policy, New York Times, Aljazeera
English/Arabic, the Guardian, Huffington Post, World Policy Journal, Sudan Tribune,
African Arguments and Middle East Eye.

Countering Oppression in Sudan
23 Feb, 15:00 – 18:00
Theater