Teaching the Violent Past in Secondary Schools in Newly Independent South Sudan

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This article analyses the teaching and learning of South Sudan history from 1955–2005 in secondary schools in South Sudan with a specific focus on national unity. The article argues that the national narrative of South Sudan is still closely tied to enemy images of the former enemy of Sudan in the north, while internal ethnic tensions are suppressed and excluded from the official national narrative taught in the classroom.

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Merethe Skårås

PhD Student in the Department of International Studies and Interpreting at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway

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