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A few more Ethiopia related events happening in October and November. We've just heard about the Ethiopia: Modern Nation - Ancient Roots Conference that is underway in Dubai.

Saturday 17- Sunday 25 October - Ethiopia: Modern Nation - Ancient Roots Conference in Dubai
More details at the end of this message.

Wednesday 21 October, 21:00 BST - Freedom & Community: Sulaiman Addonia & Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi by Strand Bookstore
Zoom discussion with Sulaiman Addonia, "Silence Is My Mother Tongue," and Jennifer Nansubuga, "A Girl Is A Body of Water"

Tuesday 17 November, 17:00 GMT - The Beta Israel and Ethiopian Christian Views of Jews and Judaism - Princeton IAS Ethiopian Studies webinar series
Start of a new Ethiopian studies webinar series.

Ethiopia: Modern Nation - Ancient Roots Conference:
You can still book for the Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday sessions (all free)
Wednesday 21 October
15:00 - 16:00 BST - Artist Focus: A Dialogue with Julie Mehretu
16:30 - 18:00 BST - The State of Visual Art in Ethiopia: A Roundtable

Saturday 24 October
15:00 - 17:00 BST - Writing Ethiopia: Identity and the Literary Imagination
17:15 - 19:15 BST - Modernity and Memory: Ethiopia’s Histories

Sunday 25 October
15:00 - 17:00 GMT - Diasporic Ethiopia: Migration and Exile, Film: Va’ Pensiero – Walking stories
17:15 - 18:15 GMT - Beyond Exceptionalism: Ethiopia in the History of International Law

Note - All of the films shown at the Conference, including those shown on Monday 19 October, can be viewed online now (until the end of the conference?):
Square Stories Trilogy
Director: Salem Mekuria
Format: triptych video installation, Year: 2010 – 2019, Duration: 75 mins
Festival Exclusive

Ye Wonz Maibel: Deluge
Director: Salem Mekuria
Year: 1997, Duration: 61 mins
Available to watch at any time

Twilight Revelations: The Life and Times of Emperor Haile Selassie
Director: Yemane Demissie
Year: 2009, Duration: 58 mins
Available to watch at any time

Va’ Pensiero – Walking stories
Director: Dagmawi Yimer
Year: 2013, Duration: 56 mins
Available to watch at any time
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