Recent Publications

Working Paper Series

Article or Chapter

  • Lamoureaux, Siri, Enrico Ille, Amal Hassan Fadlalla, and Timm Sureau (2021) "What Makes a Revolution ‘Real’? A Discussion on Social Media and Al-Thawra الثورة in Sudan." in Digital Imaginaries: African Positions Beyond Binaries , edited by Richard Rottenburg, Oulimata Gueye, Julien McHardy and Philipp Ziegler, 124-145. Bielefeld/Berlin: Kerber.
  • Rottenburg, Richard, Enrico Ille, and Siri Lamoureaux (2021) "Nuba." in Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE , edited by Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, and Everett Rowson. Leiden: Brill. → http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_40350

Article or Chapter

  • Chevrillon-Guibert, Raphaëlle, Enrico Ille and Mohamed Salah (2020) "Pratiques de pouvoir, conflits miniers et économie de l’or au Soudan durant le régime d’al-Inqaz." in Politique Africaine 158 (2): 123-148.

Book or Edited Volume

  • Ille, Enrico, Gamal H. Hamid, and Salah Osman (eds.) (2020) "Recent urbanisation trends in Khartoum State." Khartoum: University of Khartoum in collaboration with the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.

Article or Chapter

  • Ille, Enrico (2019) "Tunisia: Modern and contemporary performance practice." in SAGE International Encyclopedia of Music and Culture , edited by Janet L. Sturman, 2239-2241. Thousand Oaks: Sage.
  • Ille, Enrico (2019) "Sudan: Modern and contemporary performance practice." in SAGE International Encyclopedia of Music and Culture , edited by Janet L. Sturman, 2095-2096. Thousand Oaks: Sage.
  • Ille, Enrico (2019) "South Sudan: Modern and contemporary performance practice." in SAGE International Encyclopedia of Music and Culture , edited by Janet L. Sturman, 2042-2044. Thousand Oaks: Sage.
  • Ille, Enrico (2019) "South Sudan: History, culture, and geography of music." in SAGE International Encyclopedia of Music and Culture , edited by Janet L. Sturman, 2040-2041. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Article or Chapter

  • Ille, Enrico (2018) "Urgent anthropology research in the area of Kerma." in The British Museum Newsletter Egypt and Sudan 5 (25).
  • Ille, Enrico (2018) "Social lives of diesel engines in northern Sudan’s Nile settlements." in RAI Review 1 (2).
  • Ille, Enrico (2018) "Anthony John Arkell as Commissioner for Archaeology and Anthropology (1939-1948): A look into an early experiment with interdisciplinary administration." in Sudan & Nubia 22: 179-187.
  • Ille, Enrico (2018) "Land alienation as a legal, political, economic and moral issue in the Nile Valley of North Sudan." in Anthropology of law in Muslim Sudan: Land, courts and the plurality of practices , edited by Barbara Casciarri and Mohamed A. Babiker, 21-52. Leiden: Brill.
  • Ille, Enrico (2018) "International joint ventures in industrial gold mining, corporate social responsibility, and harm-production in Sudan." in Africa Spectrum 53 (3): 33-64.

Article or Chapter

  • Ille, Enrico (2017) "Venezuela." in SAGE encyclopedia of war: social science perspectives , edited by Paul Joseph, 1792. Thousand Oaks: Sage.
  • Ille, Enrico (2017) "Sudan." in SAGE encyclopedia of war: social science perspectives , edited by Paul Joseph, 1639. Thousand Oaks: Sage.
  • Ille, Enrico (2017) "South Sudan." in SAGE encyclopedia of war: social science perspectives , edited by Paul Joseph, 1604-1605. Thousand Oaks: Sage.
  • Ille, Enrico (2017) "Conflict minerals." in SAGE encyclopedia of war: social science perspectives , edited by Paul Joseph, 369-372. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Article or Chapter

  • Ille, Enrico (2016) "Complications in the classification of conflict areas and conflict actors for the identification of ‘conflict gold’ from Sudan." in The Extractive Industries and Society 3: 193-203.
  • Ille, Enrico (2016) "Political, financial and moral aspects of Sudan’s private higher education." in Rethinking private higher education: Ethnographic perspectives , edited by Daniele Cantini, 98-130. Leiden: Brill.

Article or Chapter

  • Ille, Enrico (2015) "Variations of field design and crop organization in Heiban (South Kordofan): Forecast and experimentation between the wars." in Sudan Journal of Economic and Social Studies 12: 9-45.
  • Calkins, Sandra, Enrico Ille, Siri Lamoureaux, and Richard Rottenburg (2015) "Rethinking Institutional Orders in Sudan Studies: The Case of Land Access in Kordofan, Blue Nile and Darfur." in Canadian Journal of African Studies 49 (1): 175-195. → https://doi.org/10.1080/00083968.2014.963135
  • Calkins, Sandra, Enrico Ille, and Richard Rottenburg (2015) "Emergence and contestation of orders in the Sudans." in Emerging orders in the Sudans , edited by Sandra Calkins, Enrico Ille and Richard Rottenburg, 1-22. Bamenda and Buea: Langaa.
  • Ille, Enrico (2015) "Historical thinking in political discourses: The case of land issues in South Kordofan." in Past, present and future: Fifty years of anthropology in Sudan , edited by Munzoul A. M. Assal and Musa Adam Abdul-Jalil, 277-290. Bergen: Chr.-Michelsen-Institute.
  • Ille, Enrico (2015) "Sudan." in The SAGE encyclopedia of world poverty , edited by Mehmet Odekon, 300-302. Thousand Oaks: SAGE.
  • Ille, Enrico (2015) "Greedy donors? Uncertainty and the organisation of seed distribution in the Nuba Mountains." in Emerging orders in the Sudans , edited by Sandra Calkins, Enrico Ille and Richard Rottenburg, 221-240. Bamenda and Buea: Langaa.
  • Ille, Enrico (2015) "'But they can’t manage to silence us': Mahjoub Sharif’s prison poem ‘A homesick sparrow’ (1990) as resistance to political confinement." in Middle East – Topics & Arguments 5: 117-130.
  • Ille, Enrico (2015) "The Nuba Mountains between coercion and persuasion during Mahdist rule (1881-1898)." in Northeast African Studies 15 (2): 1-63.
  • Ille, Enrico, Guma Kunda Komey, and Richard Rottenburg (2015) "Tragic entanglements: Vicious circles and acts of violence in South Kordofan." in Sudan's killing fields: Political violence and fragmentation , edited by Laura Nyantung Beny and Sondra Hale, 117-137. Trenton: Red Sea Press.

Book or Edited Volume

  • Calkins, Sandra, Enrico Ille, and Richard Rottenburg (eds.) (2015) "Emerging orders in the Sudans." Bamenda and Buea: Langaa.
  • Ille, Enrico (2015) "‘Nuba’: A historical perspective on changing and contested notions." in Nuba Mountains Studies Working Paper 2. Halle: LOST Research Group, University of Halle.
  • Ille, Enrico (2015) "An annotated bibliography of social research on the Nuba Mountains." Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute.
  • Ille, Enrico (2015) "Dynamics of destabilisation in development interventions in South Kordofan, 2005-2011." in Sudan Working Paper 2015: 4. Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute.

Article or Chapter

  • Calkins, Sandra and Enrico Ille (2014) "Territories of gold mining: International investments and artisanal extraction in Sudan." in Disrupting territories: Land, commodification and conflict in Sudan , edited by Jörg Gertel, Richard Rottenburg and Sandra Calkins, 52-76. Woodbridge: James Currey.

Article or Chapter

  • Calkins, Sandra, and Enrico Ille (2013) "Gold mining concessions in Northern Sudan’s written laws and practices of gold extraction in the Nuba Mountains." in Identity, economy, power relations and external interests: Old and new challenges for Sudan and South Sudan , edited by Elke Grawert, 112-126. Addis Abeba: OSSREA.
  • Ille, Enrico (2013) "Das Plenum 2010: Handel und Mobilität im Sudan zwischen nomothetischer und idiopathischer Perspektive." in Mobilität neu gedacht? Ein interdisziplinärer Forschungsbericht der AG "Mobilität" des Sonderforschungsbereiches 586 "Differenz und Integration" (2008-2012) , edited by Thomas Brüggemann. Working papers 'Contested order', 51-68. Leipzig: Universität Leipzig.
  • Ille, Enrico (2013) "Some linguistic expressions related to agricultural annual cycles in the Nuba Mountains (Miri, Krongo, Moro, Tira, Abol)." in Nuba Mountain language studies , edited by Thilo C. Schadeberg and Roger Blench, 523-549. Köln: Rüdiger Köppe.
  • Ille, Enrico (2013) "Literacy, translation, practices: Groundwater location under stress in South Kordofan (Republic of Sudan)." in Journal des Anthropologues 132-133: 219-242.

Book or Edited Volume

  • Ille, Enrico (2013) "Projections, plans and projects: Development as the extension of organizing principles and its consequences in the rural Nuba Mountains / South Kordofan, Sudan (2005-2011)." Leipzig and Weissenfels: Ille & Riemer.

Article or Chapter

  • Ille, Enrico (2012) "The classification of drinking water between public administration and rural communities in South Kordofan, Sudan." in Sociologus 62 (1): 73-93.
  • Komey, Guma Kunda, and Enrico Ille (2012) "Suq Sumbuq: Geheime Märke im sudanesischen Bürgerkrieg." in Nomaden in unserer Welt. Die Vorreiter der Globalisierung: Von Mobilität und Handel, Herrschaft und Widerstand , edited by Jörg Gertel and Sandra Calkins, 106-115. Bielefeld: Transcript.