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2006 • 2,420 words • Research
This report is an analytical account of the growth of “people-to-people” peace meetings in Sudan and its borderlands. It includes a comprehensive bibliography and time-chart
14 July 1985 • 1,414 words • Reportage & Criticism
Leo, a high diver at the Royal American Shows, a travelling fair where I worked one summer in Canada, told me, as we poured paraffin… more»
1 February 2002 • 1,113 words • Reportage & Criticism
In the arts of performance—in music and dance, in ecstatic religion, in soap opera, plastic surgery, cross-dressing and, perhaps above all, in football—Brazilian style tends,… more»
16 January 1996 • 1,113 words • City of Words
It’s back in 1993 and I’m seeing Angkor for the first time—gazing down from the porthole of a Russian military helicopter at the huge, geometrically ordered… more»
1 March 1999 • 1,239 words • City of Words
The last thing I saw before I rolled my bike and fell in the path of an oncoming truck was the statue of the gunner… more»
7 July 1995 • 1,159 words • City of Words
Cricket, for all its tedium, has, along with the English language, a distinctly positive political function: it brings the countries of the British Commonwealth together.… more»
21 July 1997 • 1,146 words • City of Words
For too long—for far too long—a vociferous minority group has held sway over… more»
In April 2016, seventeen chiefs from different parts of South Sudan gathered in Kuron Holy Trinity Peace Village, in Eastern Equatoria, to discuss the role of customary authority in... more»
An item in the Times Literary Supplement of 23 June, apropos a poetry anthology called Capitals, states that...
Born 27 May 1952; died 17 September 2016
Last month in Yirol I bought a heifer—a brindled two-year old, not yet in calf....
A Norman castle in the north-east of...
Learning from stone, lesson one: To see...
In the music business many have been called kings: Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson, kings...
Edward Carpenter’s visionary sexual radicalism