SLAFNET Summer School
15-18 April 2019
Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa University
Slavery and the slave trade have been an important historical feature of the Horn of Africa region. Consecutive regional polities executed slave raids into their respective hinterland well into the 20th century. The internal Ethiopian slave trade connected the political centers of Ethiopia with its peripheries, and the trade in slaves connected Ethiopia with the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean world as well as with the Ottoman world. Various polities in the Horn of Africa were depended on, and were commercial centers for, slave labor. The regional contours of slavery are relatively well established. Despite the diversity of various forms of human bondage, slavery and serfdom, as well as the trade in slaves, and its relatively rich documentation, slavery has received little attention in the field of Eastern Africa’s social, cultural and economic history. Moreover, one feature of Ethiopia is the public silence and the absence of commemorative discourses among the descendants of owner groups, slave descendants as well as within the public sphere.
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PUBLICATION CFEE / CFEE PUBLICATION
Shiferaw Bekele, Uoldelul Chelati Dirar, Alessandro Volterra, Massimo Zaccaria, eds., The First World War from Tripoli to Addis Ababa (1911-1924), Corne de l’Afrique contemporaine / Contemporary Horn of Africa, 6, CFEE, Addis Ababa, 2018
Book freely available on the OpenEdition Books platform: books.openedition.org/cfee/1024
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The Djibouto-Ethiopian Railway Archives Project : Historical Stakes and Status
by Prof. Shiferaw Bekele and Dr. Simon Imbert-Vier
Date: Thursday June 21, 2018 – 5-6 pm
Venue: Berhanou Abebe Library, French Centre for Ethiopian Studies (Jan Meda, https://goo.gl/maps/sutSritp3MU2)
The Ethio-French Railway was the first industrial enterprise of Ethiopia. Built at the beginning of the 20th Century, this line was operated by a French Company, which became Ethiopian in 1959 but remained under concrete French administration up to the independence of Djibouti in 1977.
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ATELIER / WORKSHOP
Traitements numériques et lectures critiques de cartes historiques: matériaux éthiopiens
Digital processing and critical reading of historical maps: Ethiopian materials
Journée d’étude organisée dans le cadre du projet « ETHIOMAP: Exploring Modern Historical Maps of the Horn of Africa » (EHESS-CéSor, FZG-Universität Erfurt, CFEE, ANR, DFG)
Study-day of the project « ETHIOMAP: Exploring Modern Historical Maps of the Horn of Africa » (EHESS-CéSor, FZG-Universität Erfurt, CFEE, ANR, DFG).
23 mai 2017 de 10:00 à 18:30 / 23 May 2017, 10:00 to 18:30
Lieu / Venue: Bibliothèque universitaire des langues et civilisations (BULAC), salle RJ 24, rez-de-jardin, 65 rue des Grands Moulins, Paris 13e.
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COLLOQUE / SYMPOSIUM
Friday 30 Sept. & Saturday 1 Oct. 2016
Organized by CFEE, Addis Ababa University, the University of Macerata, the University of Pavia and the University of Roma Tre
Venue: Ras Makonnen Hall, Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa University, Sidist Kilo Campus – Social Sciences
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