In April 2018 the 150th anniversary of the fall of Amba Maqdala and the tragic death of Emperor Tewodros II of Ethiopia will be celebrated. The fate of Maqdala in 1868 was one of the defining chapters in the history of modern Ethiopia and in the wider world it became an icon of African utopia and tragedy under colonialism.
THIRD CIRCULAR FOR ICES20 – Extension of Deadline for Call for Panels
15 May 2017
Dear Potential Participants of ICES20,
Due to some requests, we would like to inform the potential panel organisers that we have decided
to extend the deadline for Call for Panels to 31 May 2017.
We would also like to use this opportunity to remind you that this is Call for Panels, and not Call
for Abstracts for individual presentations. Panels are sub-groups of several presentations under
SECOND CIRCULAR FOR ICES20 - Call for Panels
28 March 2017
First of all, the 20th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies (ICES20) would like to announce
that ICES20 will take place on 1 st – 5 th October, 2018 at Mekelle University, Ethiopia.
At the same time, ICES20 welcomes specialized academic panels to be organized by small groups
of researchers active in Ethiopian Studies worldwide. The conference will consist of general thematic
panels, offered by the conference organizers, and specialized panels offered by colleagues based on
20th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies
Mekelle University, Ethiopia
“Regional and Global Ethiopia – Interconnections and Identities”
FIRST CIRCULAR FOR ICES20
24 January 2017
This is the first circular from the Organising Committee of the 20th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies (ICES20) to take place in Mekelle University in 2018.
we are editing a forthcoming publication on WWI in Horn of Africa, Red Sea Region and Libya.
You are cordially invited to submit your work for consideration in this publication,
December 19th 2016
First Interdisciplinary Working Group
African Presence in Iran
Literature, Religion, Visual Art and Media
Dr. Pedram Khosronejad
The Middle East and North Africa Centre at the University of Sussex in Brighton, England (MENACS) invites applications for PhD study related to the MENA region in humanities and social sciences disciplines. Research students associated with MENACS work with one of over 30 full time faculty based in departments across the university. They form a diverse and talented student body from around the world that studies the MENA region in an environment focused on cross-cultural dialogue, inter-faith tolerance, and the advocacy of positive change.