Geralta mountains

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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09 Political Science

0901 External Actors and Forces and Their Impact on Politics in Ethiopia

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0901-01FOREIGN RELATIONS IN THE HORN OF AFRICA: ETHIOPIA AND ITS NEIGHBORHOOD IN THE CONTEXT OF YEMENI CIVIL WAR Aleksi YLÖNEN, United States International University
0901-02ETHIOP-SOMALI RELATIONS IN THE AL-SHABAAB ERA – FROM HOT WAR TO COLD PEACE?Viktor MARSAI, Hungarian National University of Public Service
0901-03AN ANALYSIS OF TURKEY’S ‘OPENING’ TO AFRICA AND TURKEY’S RELATIONS WITH ETHIOPIA (2002-2017)Volkan IPEK, Yeditepe University
Eyüp ERSOY, Independent Researcher
0901-04THE ADVENT OF COMPETING FOREIGN POWERS IN THE GEOSTRATEGIC HORN OF AFRICA: ANALYSIS OF OPPORTUNITY AND SECURITY RISK FOR ETHIOPIAGASHAW Ayferam, Wollo University
0901-05NOTHING TO HIDE? ETHIOPIAN RESPONSES TO THE NEW EXTERNAL DEMAND FOR SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFICATIONLena PARTZSCH, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg / University of Freiburg
Laura KEMPER,
0901-06DIVERSIFICATION OF ETHIOPIA’S FOREIGN POLICY PARTNERS: POST-COLD WAR ETHIO-TURKISH RELATIONS AS A CASE ANALYSIS MUZEYEN Hawas Sebsebe, Horn of Africa Strategic Study Center
0901-07"THE OTHER" IN ETHIOPIA'S POLITICSJan ZÁHOŘÍK, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen
0901-09REASONS BEHIND THE DERG REGIME’S FOREIGN POLICY CHANGE TOWARD CHINA BY THE END OF 1970S: A HISTORICAL ANALYSISPAN Liang, Research Assistant Professor, Center of African Union Studies, Tianjin University of Technology and Education, China

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0902 USA and Africa: From Berlin to San Francisco and After

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0902-02THREATS OF COMMUNISM AND POLITICAL ISLAM AS PIVOTS OF USA’S GROWING POLITICAL AND MILITARY ENGAGEMENT IN THE HORN OF AFRICA SINCE CA. 1945HAILE Muluken Akalu, Mekelle University
0902-03THE UNSTRATEGIC NATURE OF US FOREIGN POLICY IN THE HORN OF AFRICAAYELE Bekerie, Mekelle University
0902-04USA’S GEO-POLITICAL INTEREST AND INVOLVEMENT IN THE HYDROPOLITICS OF THE NILE RIVER TEFERI Mekonnen, Addis Ababa University

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0903 New Media in Modern Ethiopia - Developmental Challenges

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0903-01THE EFFECT OF EMPLOYEE MOTIVATION AND MAINTENANCE SYSTEMS ON ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS OF OROMIA RADIO AND TV ORGANIZATIONAWOL Hussien Aman, Arsi University, Ethiopia
0903-02FILMMAKING IN ETHIOPIA: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS ASEMAHAGN Aseres, Addis Ababa University
0903-03ETHIOPIANS ON SOCIAL MEDIA: UNDERSTANDING THE NATURE OF PREJUDICE AND HATE COMMUNICATION TOWARDS THE “TEGARU” ETHNIC COMMUNITYWOLDEGIORGIS Ghebrehiwot Teklay, Journalist, Media & Communications Expert, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
0903-08RADIO AND INTER-ETHNIC RELATIONS IN THE GREATER HORN OF AFRICA REGIONALI Noor Mohamed, United Arab Emirates University

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0904 The (re-)making of the state internally and internationally after 1991

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0904-01ELITES AND POWER STRUCTURES IN POST-1991 ETHIOPIA: THE MAKING AND REMAKING OF THE STATE YESHTILA Wondemeneh Bekele, Hawassa University
0904-03ETHIOPIA AND AFRICAN UNION PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCILHENOK Getachew, Dire Dawa University
0904-04MILITARY POWER AS FOREIGN POLICY INSTRUMENT: ETHIOPIA’S PEACEKEEPING ROLE IN THE HORN OF AFRICAKALEAB Tadesse Sigatu, PhD Student at the Doctoral School of Military Sciences, NUPS, Hungary and Lecturer at the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Ambo University, Ethiopia

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