New publications on the Horn in JEAS

The following papers in the lastest issue of the Journal of Eastern African Studies will be of interest to the group.


Post-imperial statecraft: high modernism and the politics of land dispossession in Ethiopia’s pastoral frontier
Asebe Regassa & Benedikt Korf
Pages: 613-631

New Open Access Book: Knowledge Sovereignty Among African Cattle Herders

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UCL Press is delghted to announce the publication of a brand new open access book that may be of interest to list subscribers: Knowledge Sovereignty Among African Cattle Herders by Zeremariam Fre. Download it free from http://bit.ly/2DvpwKy


Knowledge Sovereignty Among African Cattle Herders

Zeremariam Fre

[ICES20]7th Circular - Abstract List, Accommodation, and Registration

Dear prospective ICES20 participants,

Thank you very much for your interest in ICES20.
We have now published the prelimimary list of abstracts. Please refer to the circular for the information on the list of abstracts, accommodation, and plans for registration/visa processing and conference programme.
Best Regards,
ICES20 Main Organizing Committee
Mekelle University


Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities in the Horn of Africa

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 academic year. Opportunities are available for artists, college and university faculty, professionals, and independent scholars to teach and conduct research at educational institutions and research institutions throughout the horn of Africa.

New Issue of Aethiopica has appeared

Aethiopica 19 (2016)
Edited in the Asien-Afrika-Institut, Abteilung für Afrikanistik und Äthiopistik der Universität Hamburg 
by Alessandro Bausi in cooperation with Bairu Tafla, Ulrich Braukämper, Ludwig Gerhardt, Hilke Meyer-Bahlburg and Siegbert Uhlig
2017. 328 pages, 1 diagram, 38 ill., pb
170x240 mm
ISBN 978-3-447-09937-0
EUR 59,– (D)

Call for Nominations: 2018 Conover-Porter Award for Africana Bibliography or Reference Work

Nominations close: April 30th 2018  

The Africana Librarians Council, a coordinate organization of the African Studies Association (U.S.), seeks nominations for the biennial Conover-Porter Award for excellence in Africana bibliography or reference work.


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