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Call for Papers: Keeping Faith in 2030 – Religions and Development in Ethiopia

Call for papers / Appel à contributions

Interdisciplinary conference

Keeping Faith in 2030:

Religions and Development in Ethiopia

 

Addis Ababa, May 31 – June 1, 2018

Deadline for abstract submission: April 6, 2018

The CFEE is a partner of a conference to be held in Addis Ababa, May 31 – June 1, 2018 as part of the international research network “Keeping Faith in 2030: Religions and the Sustainable Development Goals”, convened by the University of Leeds and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London.

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Publication: Annales d’Ethiopie vol.31 (2016-2017)

PUBLICATION

ANNALES D’ETHIOPIE
Vol. 31, années 2016-2017

SPECIAL ISSUE: MAKING HERITAGE IN ETHIOPIA

Making heritage in Ethiopia: Introduction
Guillaume Blanc, Marie Bridonneau

The Return of the Crown of Kafa from Switzerland to Ethiopia: A Case of Restitution?
Elisabeth Biasio, Peter R. Gerber

Making Ethiopian Heritage World Heritage. UNESCO’s Role in Ethiopian Cultural and Natural Heritage
Marie Huber

The Simen Wild Fauna under the Protection of the Government of Haile Selassie. From Endangered Prey to National Symbol (1941–1969)
Girma Tayachew Asmelash

Creating Space. The Construction of Ethiopian Heritage and Memory in Israel
Judy Jaffe-Schagen

Urban Renewal and the Predicaments of Heritage Conservation in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Zelalem Teferra

Les demeures anciennes d’Addis-Abeba. Discours et pratiques autour du patrimoine dans une métropole en reconstruction
(The old residences of Addis Ababa. Discourses and practices around heritage in a city under reconstruction)
Perrine Duroyaume

The Memory of Heroes: the Konso Experience
Metasebia Bekele

The Future of the Past. Towards Conservation of Undocumented Archaeological Sites and Objects in Tegray (Ethiopia)
Yohannes Gebre Selassie

 

SPECIAL ISSUE: DIFFERENT FACES OF MIGRATION IN AND FROM ETHIOPIA

Different Faces of Migration in and from
Ethiopia. Foreword
David Ambrosetti, Thomas Osmond

State-sponsored migrations in Ethiopia. Peasant perceptions of political control and land policies in Ethiopia’s western lowlands
Mehdi Labzaé

The expulsion of Ethiopian workers from Saudi Arabia (2013-2014). The management of a humanitarian and political crisis
Clara Lecadet, Medareshaw Tafesse Melkamu

Turks in Ethiopia/Ethiopians in Turkey. Transregional Circularities and South/South Bilateral Development in Globalization
Thomas Osmond

The Sport Migrations of East African Athletics
Benoît Gaudin, Solomon Teka, Samuel Simyiu Mwanga

 

VARIA / MISCELLANEOUS

From the mountains of Africa to Italy. The experience of Ethiopian deportees confined in Longobucco (Calabria) in the period 1937-1943
Giuseppe Ferraro

DOCUMENTS

À propos du colophon d’un mushaf harari du XIXe siècle
(About the colophon of a 19th century Harari mushaf)
Jean-François Faü

COMPTE RENDU / BOOK REVIEW

Francis Anfray, Chiara Zazzaro, 2016, Recherches archéologiques à Adoulis (Érythrée)
Jean-François Breton

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Publication: African Contributions to Peace Operations: Insights from the Military

PUBLICATION

African Contributions to Peace Operations: Insights from the Military

Journal of Eastern African Studies
Volume 12, n°1, 2018.

A collection of five articles are to be published by the Journal of Eastern African Studies. They have already been made available online on the journal website .

This collection of articles proceeds from the workshop organized by CFEE in Addis Ababa in April 2016 (https://cfee.hypotheses.org/1554), with the support of the Observatory of the Horn of Africa (LAM, Sciences Po Bordeaux, Région Nouvelle Aquitaine), the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the French Ministry of Defence.

The collection has been directed by Nina Wilén (FNRS, ULB), David Ambrosetti (CNRS, CFEE) and Jean-Nicolas Bach (CEDEJ Khartoum).

The five articles are:

Marco Jowell, “The unintended consequences of foreign military assistance in Africa: An analysis of peacekeeping training in Kenya »

Josefine Kuhnel Larsen & Nina Wilén, “Rwanda’s military as a people’s army: heroes at home and abroad”

Thomas Mandrup, “An uncertain future: South Africa’s national defence force caught between foreign-policy ambitions and domestic development”

Nina Wilén, Gérard Birantamije, David Ambrosetti, “The Burundian army’s trajectory to professionalisation and depoliticisation, and back again”

Paul Williams, “Joining AMISOM: Why six African states contributed troops to the African Union Mission in Somalia”

 

TERRAIN / FIELDWORK: A View from Gibe III Hydropower Development Project

TERRAIN/FIELDWORK

The Politics of “Developmental State” in Ethiopia: A View from Gibe III Hydropower Development Project

by Edegilign Hailu Woldegebrael

Edegilign Hailu Woldegebrael is PhD candidate in geography at Université Paris Nanterre, France. His supervisor is Dr. Sabine Planel. He is conducting research on the politics of « Developmental State » in Ethiopia, through the prism of the Gibe III Hydropower Development Project. He is one of the recipients of the CFEE field scholarships. In this text, he explains the main contributions of this fieldwork funded by the CFEE.

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TERRAIN/FIELDWORK: The diversity of small mammals of Dire Dawa administration

TERRAIN/FIELDWORK

The diversity of small mammals of Dire Dawa administration, Eastern Ethiopia

by Christiane Denys, David Pleurdeau, Emmanuelle Stoetzel

Mission Report (13/11/2017 to 03/12/2017)

The franco-ethiopian team was composed of Prof Christiane Denys (UMR 7205, MNHN Paris, Dr David Pleurdeau (UMR7194 MNHN Paris), Dr Emmanuelle Stoetzel (UMR7194 MNHN Paris) and of Workalemahu Bekele Sime (Harar), Mohamed Kasso (Addis Abeba University), Motbaynor Wogayehu (driver Harar).

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TERRAIN/FIELDWORK: A History of Mining in Wallaga

TERRAIN/FIELDWORK

A History of Mining in Wallaga, Western Ethiopia, 1899-1991

by Alemseged Debele

Alemseged Debele is PhD candidate in history at Addis Ababa University. His supervisor is Professor Tesema Ta’a. He is conducting research on the history of mineral resources and their extraction in Wallaga, western Ethiopia in the 20th century.  He is one of the recipients of the CFEE field scholarships. In this text, he explains the main contributions of this fieldwork financed by the CFEE.

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Berhanou Abebe Library of Ethiopian Studies 2017 New acquisitions

BIBLIOTHEQUE DU CFEE / CFEE LIBRARY

Nouvelles acquisitions de la bibliothèque d’études éthiopiennes Berhanou Abebe en 2017
Berhanou Abebe library of Ethiopian Studies 2017 New Acquisitions

La Bibliothèque d’études éthiopiennes Berhanou Abebe est ouverte sur inscription, de 9h à 17h du lundi au vendredi. L’inscription se fait en bibliothèque auprès des bibliothécaires. Un justificatif de rattachement à une université ou à une institution de recherche, ainsi qu’une photo d’identité, sont demandés. Les personnes désireuses de mener un projet de recherche à la bibliothèque hors du cadre universitaire sont priées de prendre contact auprès du CFEE (secretariat@cfee.cnrs.fr).
The Berhanou Abebe library of Ethiopian studies is open from 9AM to 5PM, Mondays to Fridays. Registration is carried out by the librarians in the library. Applicants shall bring a letter justifying their academic affiliation and an ID photo. Independent researchers (persons without any academic affiliation) willing to carry out a research project in the library should first contact the CFEE (secretariat@cfee.cnrs.fr).

La bibliothèque du CFEE a acquis plus d’une soixantaine de nouveaux ouvrages et une centaine de numéros de revues scientifiques au cours de l’année 2017. En voici la liste.
The CFEE library has acquired more than sixty new books and a hundred issues of scientific journals during the year 2017. Here is the list.

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CFEE JOINT SEMINAR: Terminal Pleistocene Lithic Technology in Eastern Africa

SÉMINAIRE / SEMINAR

Evolution: an international research seminar in Eastern Africa.
Paleobiodiversity, paleobiology, prehistory, paleoenvironments

(2015-2017)

16ème séance / 16th sessionTerminal Pleistocene Lithic Technology in Eastern Africa: Insights from B1s1, Main Ethiopian Rift
par/by Behailu Habte

Jeudi 21 décembre 2017, 15h30-17h / Thursday, December 21, 2017, 3:30-5:00 PM

Lieu / Venue: Auditorium of the Authority for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage, Addis Ababa

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CALL FOR APPLICATION: Post-doctoral Fellowship on the Horn of Africa in the Middle Ages, IREMAM, Aix-Marseille University

Call for Applications / Appel à candidature

Post-doctoral Fellowship on the Horn of Africa in the Middle Ages, IREMAM, Aix-Marseille University
Contrat post-doctoral à l’IREMAM (Aix-Marseille Université) sur la Corne de l’Afrique au Moyen Age

DEADLINE : 31 December 2017
DATE LIMITE de candidature : 31 décembre 2017

Period : 1 February 2018 — 31 January 2021 (36 months)
Période du 1er février 2018 au 31 janvier 2021 (36 mois)

Address for submission / Dossier à envoyer à : mellal@mmsh.univ-aix.fr

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CFEE JOINT SEMINAR: The archaeology of modern human origins

SÉMINAIRE / SEMINAR

Evolution: an international research seminar in Eastern Africa.
Paleobiodiversity, paleobiology, prehistory, paleoenvironments

(2015-2017)

15ème séance / 15th sessionThe archaeology of modern human origins: Perspectives from the Ethiopian Middle Stone Age par/by Yonatan Sahle

Jeudi 14 décembre 2017, 15h30-17h / Thursday, December 14, 2017, 3:30-5:00 PM

Lieu / Venue: Auditorium of the Authority for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage, Addis Ababa

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TERRAIN/FIELDWORK: Ethnoarchaeology and ethnogeomorphology, by Ninon Blond

TERRAIN/FIELDWORK

Ethnoarchaeology and ethnogeomorphology: fieldwork study of landscapes around Wakarida (Northern Tigray)

by Ninon Blond

Ninon Blond is a Ph.D candidate in geography since 2015 under the supervision of Yann Callot & Nicolas Jacob at Université Lumière-Lyon 2. The subject of her Ph.D is “Paysages de terrasses autour de Wakarida (Tigray septentrional, Ethiopie), un marqueur des relations hommes-milieux de l’époque pré-axoumite à l’Actuel”. She is one of the recipients of the CFEE field grants. In this text, she explains the main contributions of this fieldwork funded by the CFEE.

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CFEE SEMINAR: Geoarchaeology and Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of the site of Wakarida

SÉMINAIRE / SEMINAR

CFEE Seminar Past and Present: History, Memory and Heritage
(2017-2018)

4ème séance / 4th session: Human occupation and environmental evolutions since the 6th millennium BCE around the aksumite site of Wakarida (Northern Tigray, Ethiopia)
by Ninon Blond

Mardi 28 novembre 2017, 14h-16h, Bibliothèque d’études éthiopiennes Berhanou Abebe (CFEE) / Tuesday 28 November 2017, 2-4 PM, Berhanou Abebe Library of Ethiopian Studies (CFEE).

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AAU Seminar: Gädlä Lalibäla: tradition and documentation

Seminar at Addis Ababa University

Gädlä Lalibäla : tradition and documentation, work in progress

by Nafisa Valieva (PhD Candidate, Center for the Study of Manuscript Cultures, Universität Hamburg, Germany)

Friday, November 24, 2017, 9-11 AM

Addis Ababa University, at 6 Kilo OSR Room 119

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CFEE SEMINAR: A view from Gibe III Hydropower Development Project

CFEE Seminar on Contemporary Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa (2017-2018)

2nd Session: The Politics of ‘Developmental’ State in Ethiopia: A View from Gibe III Hydropower Development Project

by Edegilign Hailu Woldegebrael (PhD Candidate, Department of Geography, Université Paris Nanterre, France)

Friday, November 24, 2017, 10-12 AM

Venue: Berhanou Abebe library, in CFEE new office (details below)

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