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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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13 Studies of Religion

1301 Christian-Muslim Relations in Ethiopia

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1301-01SOCIAL MEDIA AS AN ALTERNATIVE SPACE FOR FAITH: INTER AND INTRA-RELIGIOUS POLEMICS AMONG ETHIOPIAN DIASPORAMOHAMMED Jemal Ahmed, Izmir Katip Celebi University, Izmir Turkey, PhD student
1301-03ASPECT OF RELIGIOUS SYNCRETISM AND UNRESTRICTED SAINT VENERATIONS: THE CASE OF ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS AND MUSLIMS IN GONDAR CITY, NORTH WEST ETHIOPIA EBRAHIM Damtew Alyou, University of Gondar, Ethiopia
1301-04IN THE NAME OF FATIMA AND ST. MARYMISGANAW Tadesse, PhD Candidate, University of the Western Cape, Department of History, Cape Town, South Africa
1301-07WHY RELATIONS? – THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE EECMY TO CHRISTIAN-MUSLIM RELATIONSJürgen KLEIN, Institute for Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies, Church University of Wuppertal
1301-08INTERRELIGIOUS THEOLOGY IN THE MAKING: THE TRAINING BOOK OF THE INTER-RELIGIOUS COUNCIL OF ETHIOPIAJürgen KLEIN, Institute for Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies, Church University of Wuppertal
1301-10NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORKS AND INTERRELIGIOUS INTERACTIONS IN JIMMA ZONE, SOUTH WEST ETHIOPIAASEBE Amenu Tufa, Wollega University

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1302 Ethiopian Christianity: Global Interconnections and Local Identities - From Late Antiquity to Early Modern Times

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1302-02HOW DID ETHIOPIAN CHRISTIANS GET TO KNOW THE PARISIAN CEPHALOPHORIC MARTYR BISHOP DIONYSIUS?Michael MUTHREICH, Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities
1302-04WHAT HAS ETHIOPIA TO DO WITH INDIA? REFLECTIONS OF THE FIRST GERMAN LUTHERAN MISSIONARIES IN INDIAMartin TAMCKE, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
1302-05THE HERRNHUTER BRETHREN IN SEARCH OF ETHIOPIAN CHRISTIANITY: A LETTER TO ABUNA JOHANNES III OF ABYSSINIA (1756)Lina ELHAGE-MENSCHING, Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen
1302-06INVENTED INTERCONNECTIONS: GÄBRÄ MÄNFÄS QƎDDUS, PETER HEYLING, AND CONTESTED IDENTITIES WITHIN ETHIOPIAN CHRISTIANITYStanislau PAULAU, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
1302-07PARIDE DE GRASSI'S ACCOUNT OF THE 1481 ETHOPIAN DELEGATION TO ROMEKonstantin WINTERS, Universität Düsseldorf, Institut für Geschichte, Abt. Mittelalter
Philipp STENZIG, Universität Düsseldorf, Institut für Geschichte, Abt. Mittelalter
Katharina RITTER, Universität Düsseldorf, Institut für Geschichte, Abt. MittelalteR
1302-10THE RELIGIOUS SLOGANS DISPLAYED ON AKSUMITE COINSWolfgang HAHN, University of Vienna
1302-11A HISTORICAL REFLECTION ON 14TH CENT EWOISTATEAN MOVEMENT: A CASE FOR PRE-MODERN ETHIOPIAN GLOBAL INTERCONNECTIONSAFEWORK Hailu Beyene, Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
1302-12A NEW LETTER OF SEVEROS OF ANTIOCH PRESERVED IN ETHIOPIC: THE ETHIOPIAN TRADITION AND THE HERITAGE OF LATE ANTIQUITYPhilip Michael FORNESS, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
1302-22OF MOTHERS AND MONKS: AN EVOLVING CHRISTIAN TALEBernadette McNARY-ZAK, Rhodes College

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1303 Monasticism in the Horn of Africa? Comparative Considerations Beyond the Christian Tradition

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1303-01EMIC UNDERSTANDING OF MONKS INVOLVEMENT IN THE ECONOMY AND WORK ASSIGNMENTS: EVIDENCES FROM MÄNDABA MÄDHANËĀLÄM MONASTIC COMMUNITY IN LAKE TANA, NORTHWEST ETHIOPIAABINET Abebe Hayleyesus, University of Gondar (UoG)
1303-02WHERE WERE BETA ISRAEL (ETHIOPIAN JEWISH) MONASTERIES FOUNDED? THE REGIONS OF DÄMBƏYA AND SÄQQÄLT (NORTH OF LAKE ṬANA) AS A CASE STUDYBar KRIBUS, Ruhr University, Bochum, ERC project JewsEast, Germany
1303-04MONASTIC INTERCONNECTIONS: THE DESERT FATHERS REIMAGINED BY THE ETHIOPIAN MONASTICISMMartina AMBU, PhD Candidate, Université Paris 1 - Panthéon Sorbonne, Department of History

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1304 Revisiting Islam in Ethiopia: The Dynamics of Its Heritage, History and Culture

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1304-02REVISITING THE "MUSLIMS OF THE PASHA": TURCO-EGYPTIAN (RE)ISLAMIZATION OF THE OROMO PEOPLE, 1870S-1880SAvishai BEN-DROR, the Open University of Israel and the Harry S. Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1304-04HISTORY AND CULTURE UNDER SHADOW OF A NATURAL WONDER: ISLAMIC HERITAGES OF SOF OMAR CAVE SHRINE OF BALE, ETHIOPIAKEFYALEW Tessema Semu, Lecturer, Madda Walabu University and PhD Candidate in History at Addis Ababa University
1304-05OROMO CULTURAL PRACTICES PRESERVED IN ISLAMIC SHRINES: THE CASE OF ARSII AND JIMMAATEREFE Mitiku, Jimma University
JEMILA Adam,
KAMIL Mohammed
YUSUF Adem
1304-07EARLY ARRIVAL IN THE SAFE LAND: LOOKING INTO THE RECTANGULAR SPACE OF ISLAM IN ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL ETHIOPIA TO 1543. AHMED Hassen, Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa University
1304-09THE MUSLIM SCHOLARS’ CONTRIBUTION OF KADITO CLAN (FAMILY) AT DALE TRADITIONAL SCHOOL: THE CASE OF AWSA SULTANATE MOHAMMED Idriss Moussa, Head of Afar-Af Department Semera University; M.A. Ethiopian Linguistics and Philology Addis Ababa University
1304-11MADHHAB, SOUFISM AND TARĪQA : WHICH ISLAM FOR MEDIEVAL ETHIOPIA?Amélie CHEKROUN, ERC HORNEAST, IREMAMM, Aix-Marseille University
1304-13THE GENESIS AND CONTENTS OF HANAFI SCHOOL OF ISLAMIC LAW IN ETHIOPIA, CASE STUDY IN BORENA OF SOUTH WOLLO ZONEKAMIL Abdu, Wollo University
1304-18GROWING UP UNDER THE GAZE OF SAINTS: YOUNG PEOPLE AND ISLAM IN HARAR, ETHIOPIALindsay RANDALL, The University of Edinburgh

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1305 Ethiopian Christianity: Global Interconnections and Local Identities - 19th–21st Centuries

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1305-01ADDIS ABABA: PLACE OF THE ECUMENICAL DIALOGUE BETWEEN EASTERN ORTHODOX AND ORIENTAL ORTHODOX CHURCHES AND THE RECEPTION OF THE THEOLOGICAL AGREEMENTS FROM THERE IN THE EASTERN ORTHODOX THEOLOGYAndrei MACAR, Faculty of Theology, Georg-August University of Göttingen (Germany)
1305-02RELATIONS BETWEEN ETHIOPIA AND YUGOSLAVIA (1956-1974)Ilija JOVIC, University of Goettingen
1305-03THE ROLE OF REASON IN RELIGIONS AND ITS INFLUENCE ON INTER AND INTRA-FAITH DIALOGUE: A CLOSE ANALYSIS OF ETHIOPIAN ORTHODOX TRADITIONAL PEDAGOGY AND ITS IMPLICATIONS ON INTERFAITH DIALOGUE ZETSEAT Fekadu Mulugeta, SIL-AIM Ethiopia
1305-04CHURCH MURALS OF ETHIOPIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH AS EXPRESSIONS OF CONSENSUS FOR CHANGE Izabela ORLOWSKA, Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin, Germany
1305-05FUNERALS OF ETHIOPIAN ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS IN GERMANY.Verena BÖLL, University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
1305-06BEYOND YÄKATIT 12: ETHIOPIAN CHRISTIANS AND GERMAN MISSIONARIES TOGETHER IN RESISTANCEJürgen KLEIN, Institute for Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies, Church University of Wuppertal
1305-07ETHIOPIAN CHRISTIANS IN JERUSALEM – AN OPEN WINDOW TO INTERACTIONS WITH “OTHERS” (1840-1930)Stéphane ANCEL, CNRS / EHESS
1305-08THE TEACHING OF WADLA QENE IN ETHIOPIA NOWADAYSChristine CHAILLOT, Independent researcher
1305-09THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN THE CHURCH AND THE STATE IN THE PRODUCTION OF ELITES IN ETHIOPIA, PART 2, 1991-2015TEKESTE Kashu Negash, Emeritus professor, Uppsala University and Dalarna University
1305-10THE ETHIOPIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH AND ITS INTERACTION WITH WESTERN CHRISTIANITYEunhye CHANG, Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology

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