The links at the top of this page direct you to various areas
of scholarship about Sudan and the Sudanese Diaspora. The pages
of information that can be accessed from these links fall into
The first category consists of research papers that have been
generously submitted to SORA, most of which are only available
on this online resource library. The second offers links to
direct you to Sudan-specific webpages and websites that have
been reviewed by the SORA editors. For each site we have
included a short summary outlining the contents and a link
below it, which takes you directly to the specific area.
Alternatively you can use the Search function, typing in
keywords to find sites or essays with information that you
We trust that you will find the sources available on this
site useful. We encourage your submissions and suggestions
to enrich the resources presently available through the
Sudanese Online Research Association.
This webpage chronicles the development of Sudanese singing from the sufi canticles of the early 19th century through to the development of moderns songs and poetry. It describes the influential figures who shaped and developed the generation of modern Sudanese musicians and singers.