TERRAIN / FIELDWORK
Dube Nationality and their Neighbors:
Identity and Interrelationships of Peoples and Polities in Balé Lowlands
by Kefyalew Tessema Semu
Kefyalew Tessema is lecturer at Madda Walabu University, Bale-Robe and a doctoral student in History at Addis Ababa University. His research focuses on an ethnic group from the Balé lowlands, the Dube. He presents here the results of his research conducted with the support of a CFEE field grant in 2017.
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Friendship Square and Cuba camp in Addis Ababa: Narrating the Ethio-Cuba relations in the age of two successive developmentalisms in Ethiopia
by Yonas Ashine
The production of urban spaces in Addis Ababa has been highly influenced by Ethiopia’s international diplomatic relations. This paper explores change and continuity of the production of urban spaces taking two selected sites: Ethio-Cuba Friendship square and former Cuba camp as case study, with parallel dynamism of the foreign policy direction of the country toward the Republic of Cuba since 1970s.
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APPEL À CONTRIBUTIONS / CALL FOR PAPERS
Cuba & Africa. Engagements, Circulations and Racial Representations
23-24 May 2016 – The Institute for Humanities in Africa (HUMA), University of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa
Deadline for the call for abstracts: January 20th 2016
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