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20th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies (ICES20)
Mekelle University, Ethiopia

"Regional and Global Ethiopia - Interconnections and Identities"
1-5 October, 2018

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DisciplinePanelOrganizersNumber of ALREADY Accepted Abstracts
01 Archaeology, Paleoanthropology & Heritage0101 Inter-Disciplinary Interconnections for the Scientific Growth of Ethiopian ArchaeologyALEMSEGED Beldados,
Catherine D’ANDREA,
ZEWDU Eshetu,
Valery TERWILLIGER
10
0102 Practices of Archaeological Researches and Conservation of Archaeological Sites in EthiopiaTEKLE Hagos,
TEMESGEN Burka,
HASEN Seid
13
0103 Studying Aksumite Ceramics to Reconstruct Social and Trade Intra-InterconnectionsMichela GAUDIELLO7
0104 Foreign Projects Meet the Ethiopian Universities. Several Cases of Studies in Ethnology, Ethnography, Linguistics, Archaeology, and Experimental Researches.Michela GAUDIELLO4
0105 Current practices and discussions on heritage in EthiopiaFIKADU Kassa5
Subtotal39
02 Arts & Architecture0201 Contemporary Ethiopian Art Scene: Drawing Heritages from the Past, and (Being Engaged in) New Aspects in ArtMULUGETA Tafesse5
0202 Ethiopian Christian Art: Defining Styles, Defying DefinitionsKristen WINDMULLER-LUNA,
Jacopo GNISCI
6
0203 Ethiopia's ecclesiastical painting traditions: influences, development, technology, and conservationStephen RICKERBY,
Lisa SHEKEDE
8
0204 Ethnomusicology Studies in EthiopiaDivya SHRIVASTAVA5
0206 Museums and Development in EthiopiaKerstin VOLKER-SAAD,
Nina MELCHERS,
Konrad MELCHERS
15
0207 Music and the Dynamics of Contact in EthiopiaDavid AARONS,
Katell MORAND
4
0208 Musical Instruments and Performance of Peripheral Societies of EthiopiaADMASU Abebe Haile,
MITIKU Gabrehiwot Tesfaye
8
0210 The New Rock-Hewn Churches of Ethiopia: Continuity or Revival?Michael GERVERS,
SOLOMON Belay-Faris,
Tarn PHILIPP
3
0211 Traditional Building Technology and Comparison with AbroadKeita AOSHIMA7
0212 Transnational Entanglements of Cultural Festivals in Ethiopia and the Horn of AfricaKim GLÜCK,
Sarah BUSHRA
3
0213 “Art History, Church Architecture, Liturgical Development and Historical Issues in Tigray”: Inter-Disciplinary ResearchesEmmanuel FRITSCH9
0214 Challenges of Modern Architecture and Urban Planning in EthiopiaNobuhiro SHIMIZU4
Subtotal77
03 Economics & Development Studies0301 Ch’at in EthiopiaZERIHUN Mohammed,
MELAT Gezahegn
14
0303 Development and Labour in the Horn of Africa: Outlining the Contours of a Key RelationshipStefano BELLUCCI,
ANDREAS Admasie
9
0304 Enabling Infrastructures, Redefining Territories: Ethiopia’s Regions Beyond Rural or Urban BiasJesse McCLELLAND,
Sarah STEFANOS
9
0305 Lands of the Future. Time for Innovation. Can Ethiopia Still Set a Global Example for Equitable Development?Echi Christina GABBERT,
FANA Gebresenbet,
Edward (Jed) STEVENSON
16
0306 Vulnerability and New Solidarities Among Ethiopian Pastoralists: Renegotiating Power and Identities in Ethiopia’s Pastoral BorderlandsFrancesco STARO,
SAMUEL Tefera
6
0307 Entrepreneurship, Enterprises and Social Responsibility4
0308 Rural Development: Recent Research on the Socioeconomic Situation of FarmersHAGOS Nigussie,
Kristie DRUCZA
8
0309 Development Aid, Food Security Programmes and the Effects4
Subtotal70
04 Education & Pedagogical Science0403 Modern Education in Ethiopia: Challenges for Teachers and LearnersHelen PAPWORTH7
0404 Managing Universities and Quality of Higher EducationSISAY Asefa5
Subtotal12
05 History of the States and Peoples of the Region (Political and Cultural)0501 A View from AfarTill J. F. TROJER,
NATHAN Belay
6
0502 Borders and frontiers in Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa after 1941Antonio Maria MORONE,
Luca PUDDU,
TEMESGEN Gebeyehu
13
0503 Entangled Histories and Traditions: Ethiopia and the WorldZara POGOSSIAN,
Verena KREBS,
Wolbert G. C. SMIDT
6
0504 Ethiopian Vis-a-vis Oromo and Islamicate Studies: Change TrajectoriesMukerrem Miftah SHAFI,
MOHAMMED Endris
4
0505 Ethnic Identities of Amhara RegionCressida MARCUS6
0507 New Evidence on Slavery and the Slave Trade in Ethiopia and the Horn of AfricaGiulia BONACCI,
Alexander MECKELBURG
10
0508 New Perspectives on the Relation Between Ottoman-Turkey and the Ethiopian RegionNahide BOZKURT,
MUZEYEN Hawas Sebsebe,
Ahmet Nedim SERINSU
3
0509 Polish Ethiopian Studies in a Global ContextHanna RUBINKOWSKA-ANIOŁ,
Ewa WOŁK-SORE
6
0510 The Medieval Ethiopian Dynamics (12th-17th c): State, People, Space and Knowledge in MovementDERESSE Ayenachew,
Marie-Laure DERAT
11
0511 Trade, Routes and Travel: Ethiopia in the Pre-Modern WorldVerena KREBS4
0513 Rethinking Ethiopian StudiesKINDENEH Endeg12
0514 "Cartography and Itineraries": Territorial Knowledge and Spatial Networks of Ethiopia and Its Neighbors in Historical Maps and ItinerariesWolbert G. C. SMIDT,
Eloi FICQUET
12
0515 The Italian Occupation of Ethiopia: Recent StudiesSELTENE Seyoum,
Irma TADDIA
5
0516 Modern Ethiopia from Adwa to the DergHaggai ERLICH9
0517 General Panel "Discussions on Ancient History: The Aksumite Period"YOHANNES Gebreselassie3
0518 Ethiopia and the Ancient World: Reception and Transformation of Geographical KnowledgeKlaus GEUS11
Subtotal121
06 Human Geography, Environment & Ecology0602 Developing Waters, Crafting the State, and Remaking Society in EthiopiaEmanuele FANTINI,
Herman SMIT
9
0604 New Water-Energy Paradigms? Ethiopia’s Expanding Hydroelectric Infrastructure: Challenges and Opportunities for Domestic and Regional Energy FuturesEDEGILIGN Hailu,
Kristin FEDELER
5
0605 Climate and Its Impact on Livelihood5
0606 Biodiversity and Ecosystems3
0607 Landscape Change and Land Use ChangeJan NYSSEN,
ETEFA Guyassa
6
0608 Water Resources, Irrigation and Rainfall8
0609 Ecological Systems and Population6
0610 Recent Studies on Energy, Waste, Sedimentation, Erosion5
Subtotal47
07 Law, Governance & Political Economy0701 Historical Dimensions of Citizenship and Belonging in Ethiopia and the Horn of AfricaNicola CAMILLERI,
Alexander MECKELBURG
5
0702 "Justice from Below" Panel 1: Searching for a Right to the City in a Transitional Urban Ethiopia.Marie BRIDONNEAU,
Sabine PLANEL,
WOLDEAB Teshome
5
0703 Legal Pluralism in Ethiopia. The Interplay of International, National and Customary LawSusanne EPPLE,
GETACHEW Assefa
19
0704 Local Government in Ethiopia: Democratic, Developmental & Accommodative of Regional Minorities?ASSEFA Fiseha,
ZEMELAK Ayitenew
11
0705 The Political Economy of Ethnicity and Cultural Identities in Northeastern EthiopiaTSEGAY Berhe,
SINTAYOH Fisseha
7
0706 Studies on Legal History of Modern Ethiopia3
Subtotal50
08 Philology, Literature & Linguistics0801 Automatic Text Processing and Digital Humanities for Ethiopian Language and CultureCristina VERTAN,
SOLOMON Teferra Abate
12
0802 Linguistic Challenges and Change in Multilingual EthiopiaFEKEDE Menuta,
Ronny MEYER
14
0804 Quantification and Numeration of Objects in Space in Ethiopian Languages.BAYE Yimam9
0805 Past, Present and Future of Editing Ethiopian Texts: Regional and Global PerspectivesAlessandro BAUSI12
0806 Historical and Comparative LinguisticsOrin D. GENSLER10
0807 Applied Linguistics, Orthography and Language ReformRonny MEYER3
0808 General Panel "Geez Literature"HAGOS Abrha12
0809 Sociolinguistic and Dialect Studies on Tigrinya3
0810 General Panel "Linguistic Studies on Amharic"5
0811 General Panel "Philological Studies on Modern Ethiopian Texts"Denis NOSNITSIN,
Magdalena KRZYŻANOWSKA
4
0812 General Panel "Studies in Cushitic and Omotic Languages"AKLILU Yilma5
Subtotal89
09 Political Science0901 External Actors and Forces and Their Impact on Politics in EthiopiaAleksi YLÖNEN,
Jan ZAHOŘIK
8
0902 USA and Africa: From Berlin to San Francisco and AfterHAILE Muluken4
0903 New Media in Modern Ethiopia - Developmental ChallengesWOLDEGIORGIS Ghebrehiwot Teklay4
0904 The (re-)making of the state internally and internationally after 1991MERESSA Tsehaye Gebrewahd4
Subtotal20
10 Migration Studies1001 The Feminisation of Migration: Perspectives and Experiences of Gendered Migrations Within and Outside of EthiopiaMERON Zeleke,
Leila QASHU
5
1002 Trends and Dynamics of International Migration in EthiopiaASNAKE Kefale,
FANA Gebresenbet
18
1003 Child and Youth Migrants in CitiesGEBREHIWOT Gebreslassie3
Subtotal26
11 Population & Gender Studies1101 Gendering Reproduction and Fertility Control in EthiopiaThera MJAALAND,
MULUMEBET Zenebe
9
1102 “Justice from Below” Panel 2: Gendered Approaches of Social Justice in Ethiopia: Women, Redistribution and RecognitionRAHWA Mussie,
Pierre GUIDI
6
1103 Gender Relations in AgricultureHAGOS Nigussie,
Kristie DRUCZA
3
Subtotal18
12 Social Anthropology & Cultural Studies1201 Archives and Collections for/in Ethiopian StudiesSophia THUBAUVILLE,
Sayuri YOSHIDA
7
1202 Changing Intersections of Environmental Shocks and Local Institutions in Ethiopia: Debates and Case Studies TEFERI Abate Adem,
Harald ASPEN
8
1203 Film Panel: Ethiopian Studies Through Image, Sound and Beyond: Perspectives from Ethnographic Films Itsushi KAWASE8
1204 Global Schooling and Local Learning in EthiopiaTATEK Abebe,
Sabrina MAURUS
8
1205 Globalisation and Rural EthiopiaPhilippa BEVAN,
Catherine DOM,
Alula PANKHURST,
Sarah VAUGHAN
18
1206 Guardians of Productive Landscapes: Farmers and Farming in EthiopiaIvo STRECKER,
Guenther SCHLEE,
EYOB Defersha,
MITIKU Gabrehiwot
9
1207 Health, Religion, Inequalities and Development.Dan LEVENE,
MIRGISSA Kaba,
David PHILLIPS,
Pino SCHIRRIPA,
Marta Camilla WRIGHT
15
1208 Interconnection of Human Society with Animals in Northeastern AfricaMULUBRHAN Balehegn,
MAHLET Alemu,
Yoko FURUSAKI
7
1209 Local-Knowledge Studies Reconsidered; Creativities, Transmission, Sharing and Beyond.Masayoshi SHIGETA,
Morie KANEKO
11
1211 The Abbay (Nile) Quest in the Ethiopian Popular Imagination and Belief SystemMERSHA Alehegne,
WUHIBEGEZER Ferede
20
1212 Tourism DevelopmentMULUGETA Feseha10
1213 Workshop Panel for Junior Scholars on Horn of Africa StudiesKatrin BROMBER3
1214 Anthropological Studies on Songs, Music and PoetryTSEHAYE Hailemariam3
1215 Sociopolitical Systems beyond the State in the Past and Present6
Subtotal133
13 Studies of Religion1301 Christian-Muslim Relations in EthiopiaJürgen KLEIN7
1302 Ethiopian Christianity: Global Interconnections and Local Identities - From Late Antiquity to Early Modern TimesMartin TAMCKE,
Stanislau PAULAU
9
1303 Monasticism in the Horn of Africa? Comparative Considerations Beyond the Christian TraditionSophia DEGE-MUELLER,
Bar KRIBUS
3
1304 Revisiting Islam in Ethiopia: The Dynamics of Its Heritage, History and CultureAHMED Hassen9
1305 Ethiopian Christianity: Global Interconnections and Local Identities - 19th–21st CenturiesMartin TAMCKE,
Stanislau PAULAU
10
Subtotal38
Grand Total740