TERRAIN / FIELDWORK
First Abaya archaeological mission
(Gedeo, SNNPR; Guji, Oromia)
January 11-25, February 20 – March 10, 2018
by Vincent Ard & Anne-Lise Goujon
The region east of Lake Abaya is renowned for its numerous megalithic sites (over 130 have been inventoried so far) but little is known about their chronology and their function. Previous research there had revealed great technological and stylistic variability of megalithic monuments and the existence of possible distinct chronological phases. In order to fill numerous gaps in our understanding of the megalithic societies of this region, an archaeological mission was led during winter 2018 by Vincent Ard (CNRS, TRACES) and Anne-Lise Goujon (Université Paris 10, PréTech), with the support of the Cfee and the French Embassy.
Continuer la lecture de Megalithic Landscape: First Abaya archaeological mission
DOCUMENTAIRE / DOCUMENTARY
‘The Adventurer and the Cradle of Humankind’
Portrait of Dr. Laurent Bruxelles
By Wandrille Lanos, Philippe Maire, Cédric Baume, Marielle Krouk.
A portrait of Dr. Laurent Bruxelles, geomorphologist at INRAP (French National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research) and IFAS-Research, Johanesburg, (French Institute of South Africa), team member of numerous Cfee research projects (including LSA Sequence, Lalibela, Ifat, Gedeo) was filmed during recent fieldwork in Djibouti and South Africa.
Continuer la lecture de Portrait of Dr. Laurent Bruxelles on Replay
SÉMINAIRE / SEMINAR
CFEE Seminar Past and Present: History, Memory and Heritage
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).
Continuer la lecture de CFEE SEMINAR: Geoarchaeology and Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of the site of Wakarida