Ethnography, Development, State, Power Relations and Knowledge Production
10/2011 to 06/2016
PhD, Anthropology, University of Bayreuth
08/2008 to 08/2010
Mphil, Anthropology of Development, University of Bergen, Norway
11/2001 to 06/2006
BA, Sociology and Social Anthropology, University of Khartoum, Sudan
Lecturer, University of Khartoum, Dept. of Sociology and Social Anthropology
Abd Elkreem, T. (2012) Seeing Like State vs. Seeing Like a Local Community: the case of dam construction in the Nubian homeland, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing.
Abd ElKreem, T. (2015) Whose dam? The danger of narrowly defined development: The case of Kajbar Dam, Northern Sudan. Modern Africa: Politics, History and Society 3(1), 95-111.BIGSAS seminars in State-Society Relations in Africa.
Upcoming book (based on my PhD dissertation) “Power Relations of Development”. In which I do ethnographic analysis of state-society encounters and dynamism in areas of contested development project. Taking example of the contested Kajbar proposed dam in northern Sudan I showed how (mis)management of developmental projects is deeply rooted in the problematic sociopolitical conditions of 'post'-colonial state.
Awards and scholarships
Quota Scholarship, Norway
BIGSAS Scholarship, Germany
DAAD Scholarship, Germany
Award of Best Academic performance in the year 2006 at faculty of Economic and Social Studies, University of Khartoum, Sudan