When Peace Kills Politics: International Intervention and Unending Wars in the Sudans

Sharath Srinivasan is Co-Director of the University of Cambridge’s Centre of Governance and Human Rights, David and Elaine Potter Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and International Studies, and Fellow of King’s College, Cambridge. He is an interdisciplinary and applied researcher currently working on issues at the intersection of digital technology and politics in Africa, alongside longstanding work on the politics of international interventions in wars in the Sudans. He is a Fellow of the Rift Valley Institute and serves on the Council for the British Institute in Eastern Africa. Alongside When Peace Kills Politics, he is also co-editor (with Sarah Nouwen and Laura James) of the volume, Making and Breaking Peace in Sudan and South Sudan: The Comprehensive Peace Agreement and Beyond (Proceedings of the British Academy/OUP, 2020), and co-editor (with Stephanie Diepeveen and George Karekwaivanane) of Publics in Africa in a Digital Age (Routledge, 2021). He lived and worked in Sudan in the early 2000s and has been researching on the region since then. From Australia, where he first studied law, he received his MPhil and DPhil in International Development from Oxford University.