Archives par mot-clé : Ethiopia

Reception of the Ethiopian Book of Enoch

TERRAIN/FIELDWORK

Reception of the Ethiopic Book of Enoch in Medieval Gǝ‘ǝz texts:

Identification, Explanation and Analysis with Translation

by Haileyesus Alebachew Molaw

 

Haileyesus Alebachew Molaw is a lecturer at Samara University, he recently defended a PhD in Philology at Addis Ababa University under the supervision of Dr. Abba Daniel Assefa. His doctoral research was supported by a grant from the CFEE in 2017 for the study of Ethiopian manuscripts at the National Archives and Library Agency (NALA). In this text, he presents some aspects of his recently completed study.

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New paper: Conceptualizing the Middle Class in a Developmental State

Nouvelle publication / New publication

Conceptualizing the Middle Class in a Developmental State: Narratives and Expectations in Ethiopia

by Jean-Nicolas Bach & Clélie Nallet

 

Affican Affairs, Volume 117, Number 468, July 2018, pp. 439-461

DOI: 10.1093/afraf/ady021

 

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Economic Stagnation in Ethiopia, 1500-1800

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Economic Stagnation in Ethiopia, 1500-1800

by Mengistie Zewdu Tessema

 

Mengiste Zewdu is a Master student at the department of History and Heritage Management, Debre Berhan University. His main research interest is the economic history of Ethiopia. He reports here on research conducted in 2017 with the support of a CFEE grant.

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OBITUARY: RODOLFO FATTOVICH (1945-2018)

OBITUARY / NÉCROLOGIE

PROFESSOR RODOLFO FATTOVICH (1945 -2018)

 

Prof. Rodolfo Fattovich passed away on March 23, 2018 after having contributed for more than four decades to the archaeology of Northeastern Africa and the Horn of Africa.  Here is his an obituary by  Prof. Andrea Manzo, University of Naples « L’Orientale ».

 

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Human-Climate coevolution in the Lake Abhe paleobasin

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Lacustrine paleoenvironments and prehistoric occupations in the Lower Awash and Gobaad Valleys:

first steps to understanding Human-Climate coevolution in the Lake Abhe paleobasin, Central Afar

by Carlo Mologni

 

Carlo Mologni is a PhD student at the Université Côte d’Azur, France (UMR 7329 GEOAZUR and UMR 7264 CEPAM), his research focuses on the Lake Abhe paleobasin, Central Afar (Ethiopia, Djibouti). Within the framework of VAPOR-Afar and PSPCA research projects he  investigates sedimentary archives of the basin with a multi-scalar approach. He presents here his recently completed fieldwork that was supported by a CFEE research grant.

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The life of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia

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Moving in the face of uncertainty:          the life of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia

by Mulu Getachew

Mulu Getachew is a PhD candidate and part-time lecturer at the Department of Social Anthropology, Addis Ababa University. Her research focuses on trans-border migration and  Eritrean refugee camps in Tigray. She is funded by the NORHED project ‘Borderland dynamics in East Africa’ of the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation.  She presents here the results of a fieldwork conducted on October 2017 in the Hitsats camp, Tigray, which was supported by a CFEE research grant.

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Free Online Access: Annales d’Ethiopie vol. 30 on Persée

ANNALES D’ETHIOPIE vol. 30 (2015)

est désormais en accès libre en ligne sur Persée / is now  available online for free on Persée.

Suivre le lien / follow the link : http://www.persee.fr/issue/ethio_0066-2127_2015_num_30_1

Voir le sommaire et les résumés ci-dessous / Contents and abstracts below

Pour accécer à l’ensemble de la collection des Annales d’Ethiopie sur Persée, cliquer ici. / To access the whole collection of Annales d’Ethiopie on Persée, click here.

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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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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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Programme de recherche EthioChrisProcess : Christianisation et interactions religieuses en Éthiopie (VIe-XIIIe s.)

Programme ANR EthioChrisProcess
Christianisation et interactions religieuses en Éthiopie du VIe au XIIIe siècle : approches comparées avec la Nubie et l’Égypte

 

Le programme EthioChrisProcess, porté par Marie-Laure Derat, a été sélectionné par l’Agence nationale de la recherche (ANR) à l’été 2017. Financé pour une durée de 4 ans, de 2017 à 2021, il s’organise autour de quatre partenaires institutionnels : le Centre français des études éthiopiennes à Addis-Abeba, et en France, le laboratoire Orient & Méditerranée (UMR 8167, CNRS, Université Paris 1, Université Paris 4, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes), l’Institut des Mondes africains (IMAF, UMR 8171, CNRS, Université Paris 1, EHESS, IRD, Université Aix-Marseille) et le laboratoire TRACES (Travaux et recherches archéologiques sur les cultures et les espaces et les sociétés) à Toulouse (UMR 5608, CNRS, Université de Toulouse II Jean-Jaurès et Ministère de la culture et de la communication) ainsi que de nombreux collaborateurs scientifiques français et étrangers.

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WORKSHOP: Ethiopia and its Neighbors on Maps (Gotha, Germany)

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP / JOURNEE D’ETUDE

ETHIOPIA AND ITS NEIGHBORS ON MAPS
Local knowledge, territorial constructions and international map making

Workshop ETHIOMAP in Gotha

 

25 – 27 October 2017 | Perthes-Forum, Gotha Research Library
Ahnensaal, Justus-Perthes-Straße 5, Gotha

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Dr. Deresse Ayenachew, Fellow of the Nantes Institute for Advanced Study

Dr. Deresse Ayenachew, résident de l’Institut d’études avancées de Nantes pour l’année 2017/2018
Dr. Deresse Ayenachew, Fellow of the Nantes Institute for Advanced Study for the 2017/2018 season

 

Dr. Deresse Ayenachew Woldetsadik, chercheur associé au CFEE et professeur d’histoire à l’université de Debre Berhan a obtenu une résidence de recherche à l’Institut d’études avancées de Nantes pour l’année 2017/2018. Son projet vise la rédaction en amharique d’un livre traitant de l’histoire médiévale de l’Éthiopie, lequel pourra de la sorte rencontrer le grand public éthiopien dans l’espoir d’y faire croître la conscience historique du pays.
Dr. Deresse Ayenachew Woldetsadik, fellow researcher of the CFEE and Professor at Debre Berhan University, has been selected to be a member of the new promotion of fellows at the Nantes Institute for Advanced Study for the 2017/2018 season. He will write a book on Ethiopian medieval history in Amharic to reach the general Ethiopian public and advance the country’s awareness on its own history.

Période de résidence : Octobre 2017 à Juin 2018
Fellowship : October 2017 to June 2018

Plus d’informations en français ici
More informations in English here

(in French and in English)

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Study-day / Journée d’étude – Christianization processes in Egypt, Ethiopia, Nubia (Paris)

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP / JOURNEE D’ETUDE

Christianization processes along the Nile: Texts, monasticism and ecclesiastic structures in Egypt, Ethiopia and Nubia

Processus de christianisation le long du Nil : Textes, monachisme et structures ecclésiastiques en Egypte, Ethiopie et Nubie

CéSor-LabEx haStec – IMAF – Orient & Méditerranée

Mardi 20 juin, 9h30-18h00 / Tuesday 20 June, 09:00 to 18:00

Lieu / Venue: Maison de la recherche de l’Université Paris IV, Salle D421 (23 rue Serpente, 75006 Paris, France).

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Call for panels: ICES 20, Mekelle University, 2018

CALL FOR PANELS

The 20th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies will be organised by Mekelle University, in close communication with the International Organising Committee (IOC), the Institute of Ethiopian Studies (IES) and other stakeholders, academic institutions and partners worldwide, following the long established tradition.

ICES20 welcomes specialised academic panels to be organised by small groups of researchers active in Ethiopian Studies worldwide. Panels should be oriented towards the leading theme of the conference « Regional and Global Ethiopia – Interconnections and Identities ».

Deadline: 15 May 2017

For more information see: http://www.ices20-mu.org/abstract.html

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