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MITIGATING CIRCUMSTANCES IN ETHIOPIAN HISTORY: THE EMERGENT MULTI-ETHNIC ETHIOPIAN HISTORY AT A BROADER CONTEXT IN FOCUS [Abstract ID: 0513-12]
Today, Ethiopian history represents the country’s multiethnic groups of people history and historiography inculcated following the introduction of diverse ethnic politics since 1991. This approach in history has presented the prerogatives every ethnic group construct its history and then, forms whole-inclusive at one as opposed to the past mono-ethnic, state focused and north centric history. The objective of this study is to examine the extent to which multiethnic history prerogatives has developed from self-studying to whole-inclusive through the process of knowledge integration to curriculum, textbook, central publication and dissemination, etc and managing down its cynics. To be more realistic, Ethiopian history is wisdom of the populace that its teaching, learning and research process should be formal to the owner people at all necessary means than any time before. To this particular purpose, the study will be employing qualitative research approach, its various techniques of data collections and presents in descriptive style. The findings indicated that beyond recognizing the opportunities and efforts undergo in constructing history at every local decentralized level from below to meet the desired level, the attempt made to absorb the outcome to a common point and integrate to central knowledge process still witnessed both merits and demerits. Results showed that the expectation and supposition to set up exact multiethnic people history have demonstrated lethargic process due to mounting weaknesses from structural bottlenecking, curricular disinterests, lack of commitment, attenuation, etc. These seemed to have languished of addressing the past imbalances in the area and correcting some wrong views shaded the subject, lessened the subject area scientific value utilization for nation building and citizenships development at today’s multiethnic and emerging science and technology school environment. Thus, the paper calls for the need to mitigate weak circumstances and performances in giving necessary further attention to the area.