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An extended range of Ethiopia related events happening from today, starting in a few hours time, up to the end of February - most are free, newly listed events are in bold text.

Sunday 21 February, 20:00 GMT - Yekatit 12: An Online Commemoration of the 84th Anniversary of the Addis Ababa Massacre by The Ethiopian Community Mutual Assistance Association
Guest speakers include Jeff Pearce, author of the book Prevail: The Inspiring Story of Ethiopia's Victory over Mussolini's Invasion, and Nicola A. DeMarco, who served in the Axum Obelisk Return Committee.


Monday 22 February, 17:00-18:00 GMT - LGBTQ History Month - Bezawit Mangistu by Edinburgh University Palestinian Israeli Dialogue Society
Join EUPIDS for LGBTQ+ History Month to discuss Student Activism, LGBT-Affirming Businesses & the Queer Ethiopian Community with Bezawit Mangisu.


Monday 22 February, 21:00-22:00 GMT - CDAC Distinguished Speaker Series: Timnit Gebru by Center for Data and Computing (CDAC)
A lecture from Timnit Gebru, Ethical AI Researcher, whose work explores algorithmic bias and the ethical implications of data mining projects.


Tuesday 23 February, 00:00 GMT - Ethiopia Then and Now - Conversation with Tamara Dawit and special guests by Cinema Politica - CA$0 – CA$20
A special live-stream event with film director Tamara Dawit (FINDING SALLY), Prof. Elleni Centime Zeleke (Columbia University) and author Rebecca Fisseha (Daughters of Silence) in conversation with journalist Hannah Giorgis (The Atlantic). The event will be followed by a special musical performance by Zaki Ibrahim. (The live-stream event will be accessible worldwide.)


Tuesday 23 February, 01:00 GMT - Ethiopian Movement & Meaning by Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN)
Join IMAN's SCC and artist in residence, Yaasha Abraham as we explore Ethiopian culture via an evening of storytelling while learning various cultural dances. This event is for women only.


Tuesday 23 February, 13:00-14:30 GMT - Youth mobility, security and livelihoods in West Africa and the Horn by Institute of Development Studies
The migration of African youth has been strongly associated with security issues for the continent and Europe.


Thursday 25 February, 09:00-13:00 GMT - African Swimways Webinar by World Fish Migration Foundation
Webinar on the future of river connectivity and fish passage in Africa including a talk on protecting highly endemic and threatened Labeobarbus populations (Lake Tana) by Dr Abebe Getahun.


Thursday 25 February, 11:00-12:00 GMT - War violence and domestic violence: Understanding the relationship by Project dldl/ድልድል
The webinar aims to inform current humanitarian efforts to support forcefully displaced populations in Tigray - speakers Romina Istratii and Sandra Pertek.


Thursday 25 February, 13:00-15:00 GMT - Climate Change Impacts on Conflict – Moving from Acknowledgement to Action by Berghof Foundation and Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
Peacebuilding and climate experts discuss responses to the climate/conflict-nexus, with examples from Afghanistan, Ethiopia and Syria.

Thursday 25 February, 23:30 GMT - My Love, Ethiopia by Gabrielle Tesfaye by Center for Black Diaspora at DePaul University
My Love, Ethiopia is the award-winning film for "Best Animation" featured in the Black Diaspora Short Film Festival at DePaul University. A film screening and discussion with the filmmaker, Gabrielle Tesfaye.


Friday 26 February, 02:00-03:00 GMT - A Conversation with Meklit Hadero & Penelope Douglas by California College of the Arts
A conversation about Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA)'s transformative work of investing in artists. With Meklit Hadero.


Friday 26 February, 14:30 GMT - Contemporary Chinese Mobilities in East/Southern Africa by Roberto Castillo
With a presentation by Ding Fei on Displacement and Socio-Economic (In)Mobility of Chinese Expatriates in Africa (drawing upon his work with Chinese expatriates working in different sectors in Ethiopia).


Friday 26 February, 19:00-20:00 GMT - My Personal Journey to Ethiopia and Eritrea by Michelle Guthrie by Sutton African Caribbean Cultural Organisation
Michelle Guthrie regales in her discovery and love for the Horn of Africa of the past 20 years.


Saturday 27 February, 19:00-22:00 GMT - Lessons for Humanity from the First Migration to Abyssinia by SeekersGuidance Canada
A special seminar on the first Muslim migration to Abyssinia with special guest speaker Shaykh Faid Said.


Saturday 27 February, 19:30 GMT - Ethiopian cooking with Tigist & friends on Zoom organised by the Small but Significant Group of Charities - suggested donation £10.
Cook three dishes along with Tigist - shopping list provided, some preparatory work required - book early!
Also injera and tej making demonstrations.
Register with either Hospice EthiopiaExeter Ethiopia LinkMeketa, or For Ethiopia
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