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.

The Loss of Our Esteemed Colleague: Prof. Tim Carmichael



I am very sorry to inform you that Dr. Tim Carmichael, Associate Professor of History and Director of African Studies, has died.

As some of you know, Tim had stage 4, terminal pancreatic cancer.  His death was the result of multiple organ failure, following septic shock.  Tim’s spouse and colleague, Dr. Noelle Zeiner-Carmichael, Professor of Classics, was with Tim at the end.

CFP: 20th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies - Mekelle University, Ethiopia - 1st – 5th October, 2018

20th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies

Mekelle University, Ethiopia

“Regional and Global Ethiopia – Interconnections and Identities”


FIFTH CIRCULAR FOR ICES20 - Call for Abstracts


05 September 2017

The 20th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies (ICES20) is scheduled from 1st – 5th October,

2018 and will be held at Mekelle University, Ethiopia. The committee is now accepting abstracts

through its dedicated website as follows:

Call for Abstract for ICES20

Deadline 30 November 2017


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