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
Submit through http://www.ices20-mu.org/abstract.html
# Submission through email is not accepted. Above site is accessible from
Format Simple text only (no pictures or special formatting (bold, italic, underline, small letters etc.)).
Abstract Length 100-350 words (briefly describe the issue, methods and finding)
Expected Length of Presentation at ICES20 Around 20 minutes
All the abstracts must be placed under one of the Panels. Please refer to http://www.ices20-
mu.org/Panels.pdf or http://www.mu.edu.et/ices20/Panels.pdf for the list and description of the Panels.
The Panels with ID that ends with “99” placed under each discipline (0199, 0299, 0399....) are General
Panels which are to be prepared by the organizing committee, and thus have no descriptions. If none
of the Specific Panels (panels with description) suits your abstract, you could also choose these
general panels. It is also acceptable for one researcher to make multiple presentations at ICES20.
We are looking forward to abstracts on a wide range of topics!
Mitiku Gabrehiwot Tesfaye
Chairperson, ICES20 Main Organising Committee, Mekelle University