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A link to some new Ethiopia related virtual events happening in April - including one just announced for tomorrow, Friday 9 April.
These events are in addition to those circulated in the previous alert.

Friday 9 April, 13:00-14:30 BST - Understanding the Crisis in Tigray: A Panel Discussion by the Africa Research Group, King’s College London.
An online panel discussion of recent developments in Tigray. The speakers will explore what has led to violence and how the situation may evolve, followed by a public Q&A.
Chair: Dr Flavia Gasbarri, King’s College London, co-Chair of the Africa Research Group
Panelists:
Selam Kidane, Systemic Psychotherapist and PhD candidate
Martin Plaut, Visiting Senior Fellow at the Department of War Studies, King’s College London
Patrick Gilkes, former advisor in Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Monday 12 April, 23:00 BST - Writers Speak with Maaza Mengiste and Namwali Serpell by Mahindra Humanities Center
Maaza Mengiste (The Shadow King, Beneath the Lion’s Gaze) and Namwali Serpell (The Old Drift) in conversation with Claire Messud.

Tuesday 13 April, 19:00 BST - Out of Place and Time: Thinking Migration through the Humanities by Mahindra Humanities Center
A conversation about migration with Natalie G. Diaz, Yannis Hamilakis, and Maaza Mengiste.

Thursday 15 April, 19:00 BST - Movie Night: Girl Rising by UNICEF Amsterdam Student Team
movie screening followed by a Q&A with representatives from the NGO educate. and the UNICEF Student Team Amsterdam! - They will ask for donations.
This 2013 film shows the life of nine girls from Ethiopia, Egypt, India, Peru, Cambodia, Afghanistan, Sierra Leone, Haiti and Nepal.

Friday 16 April, 18:00-19:30 BST - New Social Environment #278: Julie Mehretu by The Brooklyn Rail
Artist Julie Mehretu joins Rail Publisher and Artistic Director Phong H. Bui for a conversation. Concluding with a poetry reading.

Friday 23 April, 15:00-16:00 BST - Improving Global Health Through Digital Technologies by Hitachi Center for Technology and International Affairs
Hear from Steve Ollis and Netsanet Animut on the current state of digital health and JSI's work done in Ethiopia.

Thursday 29 April, 13:30-14:30 BST - Early Warning and Resilience Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa Webinar by PRO-WASH & SCALE
This webinar will share innovative advances focusing on early warning, climate change, resilience and food security in Sub-Saharan Africa. This webinar will share innovative advances in two projects:
The Joint Emergency Operation Plan (JEOP) Early Warning System in Ethiopia
The Mzansi Amanzi satellite-based national water resource status monitoring and reporting capability in South Africa.
 
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