Dr Abdullahi El-Tom

Anthropology, National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis. NIRSA

Gaeilge agus fáilte

Senior Lecturer
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Rowan House
AN2.17
(01) 7083668

Biography

Research Interests

War and Violence - A Biography of Khalil Ibrahim, Rebel Leader of the Justice and Equality Movement of Darfur, Sudan.

Books

  Year Publication
2017 The magic potion (African Children Story).
Abdullahi El-Tom (2017) The magic potion (African Children Story). USA: Jasmaya Production and Publications. [Details]
2017 Mama's cow (African Children Story).
Abdullahi El-Tom (2017) Mama's cow (African Children Story). USA: Jasmaya Production and Publications. [Details]
2017 The magic forest (African children story).
Abdullahi El-Tom (2017) The magic forest (African children story). USA: Jasmaya Production and Publications. [Details]
2016 Ethnographies of breastfeeding: Cultural contexts and confrontation.
Tanya Cassidy and Abdullahi El-Tom (eds.) (2016) Ethnographies of breastfeeding: Cultural contexts and confrontation. USA: Bloomsbury. [Details]
2015 Ethnographers of breastfeeding: Cultural contexts and confrontation.
Tanya Cassidy and Abdullahi El-Tom (eds.) (2015) Ethnographers of breastfeeding: Cultural contexts and confrontation. USA: Bloomsbury. [Details]
2015 Growing up in Darfur, Sudan.
Abdullahi El-Tom (2015) Growing up in Darfur, Sudan. USA: Jasmaya Production and Publications. [Details]
2015 The crooked merchant of Khartoum.
Abdullahi El-Tom (2015) The crooked merchant of Khartoum. USA: Jasmaya Production and Publication. [Details]
2014 Zaghawa aptitude for commerce: Biography of Bushara Suleiman Nour.
Abdullahi El-Tom (2014) Zaghawa aptitude for commerce: Biography of Bushara Suleiman Nour. USA: Red Sea Press. [Details]
2012 Study War No More: Military Tactics of a Sudanese Rebel Movement .
Dr Abdullahi Osman El Tom (2012) Study War No More: Military Tactics of a Sudanese Rebel Movement . : RSP. [Details]
2011 Darfur, JEM and the Khalil Ibrahim Story .
Dr Abdullahi Osman El Tom (2011) Darfur, JEM and the Khalil Ibrahim Story . : RSP. [Details]
2011 Darfur, JEM and the Khalil Ibrahim Story .
Dr Abdullahi Osman El Tom (2011) Darfur, JEM and the Khalil Ibrahim Story . : Dar Merit. [Details]
2007 Growing up in Darfur, Sudan. .
A. El Tom (2007) Growing up in Darfur, Sudan. . : Sudanese Studies Centre. [Details]
2004 Translation of: The Black Book: Imbalance of power and wealth in Sudan.
A. El Tom (2004) Translation of: The Black Book: Imbalance of power and wealth in Sudan. : JEM. [Details]
2002 Proverbs of western and central Sudan.
A. El Tom and A.M. Adam (2002) Proverbs of western and central Sudan. : Sudanese Studies Centre. [Details]
1999 Globalization: A critical study.
A. El Tom and A.M. Adam (1999) Globalization: A critical study. : Dar El-Warraq. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2017 'From drinking the Koran: The meaning of Berti erasure'
Abdullahi El-Tom (2017) 'From drinking the Koran: The meaning of Berti erasure' In: Jane McAuliffe (eds). The Qur'an; A revised translation, origins, interpretations and analysis. New York & London: Norton Critical Editions. [Details]
2015 'Introduction'
AbdullahiEl-Tm and Tanya Cassidy (2015) 'Introduction' In: Ethnographers of breastfeeding; Cultural contexts and confrontation. USA: Bloomsbury. [Details]
2015 'Religion, wet-nursing and laying the ground for breastmilk banking in Darfur, Sudan'
Abdullahi El-Tom (2015) 'Religion, wet-nursing and laying the ground for breastmilk banking in Darfur, Sudan' In: Tanya Cassidy and Abdullahi El-Tom (eds). Ethnographers of breastfeeding; Cultural contexts and confrontation. USA: Bloomsbury. [Details]
2010 'Compring, sharing and banking milk: Issues of gift exchange and community in the Sudan and Ireland '
Dr Abdullahi Osman El Tom and T. Cassidy (2010) 'Compring, sharing and banking milk: Issues of gift exchange and community in the Sudan and Ireland ' In: Giving Breastmilk . Demeter Press. [Details]
2009 'The Black Book; Imbalance of power and wealth in Sudan: A review'
El Tom, A.O. (2009) 'The Black Book; Imbalance of power and wealth in Sudan: A review' In: Darfur and the crisis of governance: A critical Reader. Cornell University Press. [Details]
2009 'Introduction '
Dr Abdullahi Osman El Tom and M.A. Saleh (2009) 'Introduction ' In: Interpreting Islamic Political Parties . Palgrave. [IR Link] [Details]
2009 'Darfur People: Too Black for the Arab Project of Sudan. '
El Tom, A. (2009) 'Darfur People: Too Black for the Arab Project of Sudan. ' In: Darfur and the Crisis of Governance: A Critical Reader. Cornell University Press. [Details]
2009 'Introduction'
El Tom, A.O. (2009) 'Introduction' In: Interpreting Islamic political parties. Palgrave. [Details]
2009 'The Black Book: Imbalance of power and wealth in Sudan. Part I, Seekers of Truth and Justice. Translation into English'
El Tom, A.O. (2009) 'The Black Book: Imbalance of power and wealth in Sudan. Part I, Seekers of Truth and Justice. Translation into English' In: Darfur and the crisis of governance: A critical Reader. Cornell University Press. [Details]
2009 'The Arab Congregation [Gathering] and the ideology of genocide in Darfur, Sudan'
El Tom, A.O. (2009) 'The Arab Congregation [Gathering] and the ideology of genocide in Darfur, Sudan' In: Darfur and the crisis of governance: A critical Reader. Cornell University Press. [Details]
2008 'Darfur Movements: Vision and Blueprints for Action. '
A. El Tom (2008) 'Darfur Movements: Vision and Blueprints for Action. ' In: Sweden: University of Lund. [Details]
2004 'Islamic Medicine and Healing'
A. El Tom (2004) 'Islamic Medicine and Healing' In: Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World. USA: MacMillan. [Details]
2004 'Islamic- Healing'
A. El Tom (2004) 'Islamic- Healing' In: Encyclopedia of Islam and the Western World. USA: MacMillan. [Details]
1997 'Vowing to Survive; Socio-economic changes in Burush, Western Sudan'
A. El Tom (1997) 'Vowing to Survive; Socio-economic changes in Burush, Western Sudan' In: Coping with Resource Scarcity: Case studies from Tanzania and Sudan. Geowissenschaftliche Arbeiten. Univeristy of Bayreuth. [Details]
1992 'Plenary: On the Concept of the Third World'
(1992) 'Plenary: On the Concept of the Third World' In: Is Ireland a Third World Country?. Belfast: Beyond the Pale Publications. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2012 'From war to peace and reconciliation in Darfur: Prospects for Judiyya '
Dr Abdullahi Osman El Tom (2012) 'From war to peace and reconciliation in Darfur: Prospects for Judiyya '. AFRICA DIALOGUE- MONOGRAPH SERIES, 2 :99-120 [IR Link] [Details]
1998 'Islam and cultural identity among the Berti of Sudan'
El-Tom A. (1998) 'Islam and cultural identity among the Berti of Sudan'. Geo Journal, 46 (2):155-162 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
1998 'Female circumcision and ethnic identification in Sudan with special reference to the Berti of Darfur'
El-Tom A. (1998) 'Female circumcision and ethnic identification in Sudan with special reference to the Berti of Darfur'. Geo Journal, 46 (2):163-170 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2010
El Tom, A. (2010) . THE INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF THE PHOTOGRAMMETRY, REMOTE SENSING AND SPATIAL INFORMATION SCIENCES, [Details]
2010 'The Arab Congregation and the ideology of genocide in Darfur'
El Tom, A. (2010) 'The Arab Congregation and the ideology of genocide in Darfur'. JOURNAL OF AFRICAN NATIONAL AFFAIRS, 3 :27-52 [IR Link] [Details]
2007 'Darfur Movements: Vision and Blueprints for action'
A. El Tom (2007) 'Darfur Movements: Vision and Blueprints for action'. JOURNAL OF AFRICAN NATIONAL AFFAIRS, 3 :37-49 [Details]
2006 'Darfur people: Too black for the Arab-Islamic Project of Sudan, Part II'
A. El Tom (2006) 'Darfur people: Too black for the Arab-Islamic Project of Sudan, Part II'. IRISH JOURNAL OF ANTHROPOLOGY, 9 :12-18 [IR Link] [Details]
2005 'A Mercenary author for hire: David Hoile and his new book on Darfur. '
A. El Tom and Tahir. A. Adam.  (2005) 'A Mercenary author for hire: David Hoile and his new book on Darfur. '. IRISH JOURNAL OF ANTHROPOLOGY, 8 :87-89 [IR Link] [Details]
2004 'The Black Book of Sudan'
A. El Tom (2004) 'The Black Book of Sudan'. Review of African Political Economy, [Details]
2003 'The Black Book of Sudan: Imbalance of Power and Wealth in Sudan'
A. El Tom (2003) 'The Black Book of Sudan: Imbalance of Power and Wealth in Sudan'. JOURNAL OF AFRICAN NATIONAL AFFAIRS, 1 :25-35 [Details]
1998 'The Management of Habboba illness among the Berit of Dafur'
A. El Tom (1998) 'The Management of Habboba illness among the Berit of Dafur'. Curare, 14 :1-6 [Details]
1998 'Islam and cultural identity among the Berti of Sudan'
A. El Tom (1998) 'Islam and cultural identity among the Berti of Sudan'. Geojournal, 46 :155-162 [IR Link] [Details]
1998 'Self Medication in Sweireeba Village: Central Sudan'
A. El Tom, Jad El-Rab M.Sharif (1998) 'Self Medication in Sweireeba Village: Central Sudan'. AFRICAN ANTHROPOLOGY, IV :52-67 [Details]
1998 'McCourt's Angela's Ashes and the Portrait of the Other'
A. El Tom, Jad El-Rab M.Sharif (1998) 'McCourt's Angela's Ashes and the Portrait of the Other'. IRISH JOURNAL OF ANTHROPOLOGY, 3 :78-90 [IR Link] [Details]
1998 'Female circumcision and ethnic identification in Sudan with reference to the Berti of Darfur'
A. El Tom (1998) 'Female circumcision and ethnic identification in Sudan with reference to the Berti of Darfur'. Geojournal, 46 :163-170 [IR Link] [Details]
1996 'Traditional Practices and Perinatal health in a Sudanese village'
A. El Tom (1996) 'Traditional Practices and Perinatal health in a Sudanese village'. Curare, [Details]
1996 'The Bone Setter: A Case Study from Central Sudan'
A. El Tom (1996) 'The Bone Setter: A Case Study from Central Sudan'. AFRICAN ANTHROPOLOGY, 3 :91-112 [Details]
1995 'The informal channels of indigenous tenants in coping with the inefficient bureaucracy of the Gezira Scheme'
A. El Tom (1995) 'The informal channels of indigenous tenants in coping with the inefficient bureaucracy of the Gezira Scheme'. Geojournal, 36 :79-85 [Details]
1995 'Nutritional Beliefs and Practices in Umshanig, Central Sudan'
A. El Tom (1995) 'Nutritional Beliefs and Practices in Umshanig, Central Sudan'. Anthropology Ireland, 5 :31-52 [Details]
1985 'Drinking the Koran: The meaning of Koranic verses in Berti erasure'
A. El Tom (1985) 'Drinking the Koran: The meaning of Koranic verses in Berti erasure'. Africa, 55 :414-431 [Details]
1982 'Berti Quaranic Schools'
A. El Tom (1982) 'Berti Quaranic Schools'. SUDAN NOTES AND RECORDS, 63 :1-19 [Details]
1981 'Etiology and Treatment of Habboba illness among the Berti eople of Northern Dafur'
A. El Tom (1981) 'Etiology and Treatment of Habboba illness among the Berti eople of Northern Dafur'. SUDAN JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH, :37-62 [Details]
1977 'Berti Quranic amulets'
A. El Tom (1977) 'Berti Quranic amulets'. Journal of Religion in Africa, 17 :224-244 [IR Link] [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2013 'Towards the abolition of African official armies'
Abdullahi El-Tom (2013) 'Towards the abolition of African official armies' Small Wars Journal, 9 (3) :1-20. [Details]
1995 'Towards the concept of famine criminals'
A. El Tom (1995) 'Towards the concept of famine criminals' Irish Reporter, 19 :27-28. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
1985 How we contributed to the environmental imbalance
El Tom, A. (1985) How we contributed to the environmental imbalance Conference Proceedings Development and Environmental Imbalance in Umkeddada Area [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2009 Conference: Empowerment of Darfur Women.
(2009) Conference: Empowerment of Darfur Women. [Oral Presentation], Vistion and options for overcoming the crisis, UNA-DTC, Edinburgh [Details]
2009 Conference: Sudan’s Crisis in Darfur.
(2009) Conference: Sudan’s Crisis in Darfur. [Oral Presentation], Sudan and the marginalisation thesis of the Black Book, Birmingham, UK [Details]
2009 Conference: Prosecuting Presidents: The challenge of international indictment of African leaders.
(2009) Conference: Prosecuting Presidents: The challenge of international indictment of African leaders. [Oral Presentation], A Darfur perspective on the ICC arrest warrants, London: RUSI-CFPA [Details]
2009 Workshop: Exploring Africa. DTALK and Africa Centre.
(2009) Workshop: Exploring Africa. DTALK and Africa Centre. [Oral Presentation], African contribution to human civilisation, Kimmage Manor Insitute, Dublin [Details]
2009 Conference: Democratization and good governance in the Horn of Africa.
(2009) Conference: Democratization and good governance in the Horn of Africa. [Oral Presentation], From war to reconciliation in Sudan, Lund, Sweden [Details]
2001 Department of Anthropology.
(2001) Department of Anthropology. University of St. Andrew's, Scotland , 12-JAN-01 - 12-JAN-01 [Details]
2001 Royal College of Surgeons.
(2001) Royal College of Surgeons. Dublin , 11-JAN-01 - 11-JAN-01 [Details]
2001 Society for Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies.
(2001) Society for Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies. University of St. Andrew's, Scotland , 12-JAN-01 - 12-JAN-01 [Details]
2001 Comhlámh's 25th Conference.
(2001) Comhlámh's 25th Conference. Dublin , 12-JAN-01 - 12-JAN-01 [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
1997 Political Ritual.
Asa Boholm (1997) Political Ritual. Book Review [Details]
1995 Islam, globalisation and postmodernity.
Akbar Ahmed and Hastings Donnan (1995) Islam, globalisation and postmodernity. Book Review [Details]
1994 Irish Ethnology: Perspectives in Culturaleory from Anthropology, Ethnology and Folklore.
(1994) Irish Ethnology: Perspectives in Culturaleory from Anthropology, Ethnology and Folklore. Book Review [Details]
1993 Conflict and decline in pastoralism in the Horn of Africa.
J. Markakis (1993) Conflict and decline in pastoralism in the Horn of Africa. Book Review [Details]
1993 Whoredom in Kimmage: Irish women coming of age.
Rosemary Mahoney. Houghton Mifflin (1993) Whoredom in Kimmage: Irish women coming of age. Book Review [Details]
1993 Whoredom in Kimmage: Irish women coming of age.
Rosemary Mahoney. Houghton Mifflin (1993) Whoredom in Kimmage: Irish women coming of age. Book Review [Details]
1992 Land is Life: Land reform and sustainable agriculture.
N.Dudley, J.Madeley and S. Stolton (1992) Land is Life: Land reform and sustainable agriculture. Book Review [Details]
1992 Aid - does it really matter? Towards new debate in the quality of Irish aid to the Third World.
(1992) Aid - does it really matter? Towards new debate in the quality of Irish aid to the Third World. Book Review [Details]
1988 The Dinka: tradition and modernization.
F Deng. (1988) The Dinka: tradition and modernization. Book Review [Details]

Thesis

  Year Publication
2012 Natsios and his heretical revelations about Sudan .
Dr Abdullahi Osman El Tom (2012) Natsios and his heretical revelations about Sudan . Thesis [IR Link] [Details]

Technical Publication

  Year Publication
2008 Sudan's Defence Minister: How Racist Can he be?.
A. El Tom (2008) Sudan's Defence Minister: How Racist Can he be?. Technical Publication [Details]
2008 Breaking a Taboo: Mr. Nur and his SLM Office in Israel.
A. El Tom (2008) Breaking a Taboo: Mr. Nur and his SLM Office in Israel. Technical Publication [Details]
2008 Expert De Waal Continus Misleading the World on Darfur.
A. El Tom (2008) Expert De Waal Continus Misleading the World on Darfur. Technical Publication [Details]
2008 Towards a Sudan without a Government Army.
A. El Tom (2008) Towards a Sudan without a Government Army. Technical Publication [Details]
2007 JEM Welcomes Albashir’s Positive Move on Darfur Compensation Fund.
A. El Tom (2007) JEM Welcomes Albashir’s Positive Move on Darfur Compensation Fund. Technical Publication [Details]
2007 Arab Congregation of Darfur: Arabic Version, Altajamu Alarabi.
A. El Tom (2007) Arab Congregation of Darfur: Arabic Version, Altajamu Alarabi. Technical Publication [Details]
2007 Stop the Slaughter in Darfur.
A. El Tom (2007) Stop the Slaughter in Darfur. Technical Publication [Details]
2007 Can Darfur Survive the CPA?.
A. El Tom, M. A. Sulaiman (2007) Can Darfur Survive the CPA?. Technical Publication [Details]
2007 USA Administration and its JEM Phobia.
A. El Tom (2007) USA Administration and its JEM Phobia. Technical Publication [Details]
2007 Darfur Movements: Vision and Blue Prints for Actions.
A. El Tom (2007) Darfur Movements: Vision and Blue Prints for Actions. Technical Publication [Details]
2007 Arab Congregation of Darfur.
A. El Tom (2007) Arab Congregation of Darfur. Technical Publication [Details]
2007 UN ban KI-Moon and his Drought Thesis of Darfur Conflict.
A. El Tom (2007) UN ban KI-Moon and his Drought Thesis of Darfur Conflict. Technical Publication [Details]
2007 Elfashir is Nearer than Kampala: JEM/NRF Commends New SPLM Stance on Darfur.
A. El Tom (2007) Elfashir is Nearer than Kampala: JEM/NRF Commends New SPLM Stance on Darfur. Technical Publication [Details]
2006 Darfur Peace should be Renegotiated, Not Enhanced.
A. El Tom (2006) Darfur Peace should be Renegotiated, Not Enhanced. Technical Publication [Details]
2006 Darfur-Darfur Dialogue and the Litany of AU Deceit.
A. El Tom (2006) Darfur-Darfur Dialogue and the Litany of AU Deceit. Technical Publication [Details]
2006 AU Effectively Dismantles the CFC and the JC in Darfur.
A. El Tom (2006) AU Effectively Dismantles the CFC and the JC in Darfur. Technical Publication [Details]
2006 US Must Regain the Lead in Darfur: An Open Letter to George W. Bush.
A. El Tom (2006) US Must Regain the Lead in Darfur: An Open Letter to George W. Bush. Technical Publication [Details]

Working Paper

  Year Publication
1994 Mugging the poor: the Bretton Woods institutions and the pursuit of African development.
El-Tom, A. (1994) Mugging the poor: the Bretton Woods institutions and the pursuit of African development. Working Paper [IR Link] [Details]

Other

  Year Publication
2013 The Zaghawa; Past and Present .
Dr Abdullahi Osman El Tom (2013) The Zaghawa; Past and Present . Other [IR Link] [Details]
2012 The legacy of Khalil Ibrahim, the founder of JEM .
Dr Abdullahi Osman El Tom (2012) The legacy of Khalil Ibrahim, the founder of JEM . Other [IR Link] [Details]
2011 Towards a united north Sudan under Darfur presidency .
Dr Abdullahi Osman El Tom (2011) Towards a united north Sudan under Darfur presidency . Other [IR Link] [Details]
2010 The Black Book haunts Al Bashir's new cabinet .
Dr Abdullahi Osman El Tom (2010) The Black Book haunts Al Bashir's new cabinet . Other [IR Link] [Details]
2010 Khartoum's Minister threatens reprisal following January Referundum .
Dr Abdullahi Osman El Tom (2010) Khartoum's Minister threatens reprisal following January Referundum . Other [IR Link] [Details]
2010 Transferred to Darfur: The notorious judge in the case of the flogged woman .
Dr Abdullahi Osman El Tom (2010) Transferred to Darfur: The notorious judge in the case of the flogged woman . Other [IR Link] [Details]
2009 Exterminating Darfur people by evicting their NGO feeders .
Dr Abdullahi Osman El Tom (2009) Exterminating Darfur people by evicting their NGO feeders . Other [IR Link] [Details]
2009 US Envoy Gratin and his cookies and honey strategy for Sudan.
Dr Abdullahi Osman El Tom (2009) US Envoy Gratin and his cookies and honey strategy for Sudan. Other [IR Link] [Details]
2009 Sudan: Between Unity and Disintegration.
Dr Abdullahi Osman El Tom (2009) Sudan: Between Unity and Disintegration. Other [IR Link] [Details]
2009 Abdul Rasouls personal vendetta against President of JEM.
Dr Abdullahi Osman El Tom (2009) Abdul Rasouls personal vendetta against President of JEM. Other [IR Link] [Details]
2009 From war to peace and reconciliation.
Dr Abdullahi Osman El Tom (2009) From war to peace and reconciliation. Other [IR Link] [Details]

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
"Delivered four Lectures as part of Equality Studies programme University College Dublin, Autumn 2001" /
"Interview with ""Beo"" Internet magazine for Irish Speakers Edition 6, October 2001" /
"Member of the Support Group Irish Institute for Inter-Cultural Learning: A feasibility study" /
"Member of National Steering Committee for Campaign Against Racism Department of Justice Dublin" /
Chairperson of African Cultural Project /
"Member of the Assessment Board of Duaiseanna Liteartha & Ceoil Oireachtas na Gaeilge, 2001" /
"Member of Editorial Board Journal of Medicine and Culture (London)" /