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Here's a some more Ethiopia related events happening in October and a selection taking place in November. Please also check our first and second listings of events for October as many are listed there. Included in the events below are another two for Wednesday 28 October, making six in total, and none of them clash - you can go to them all!

Sunday 18 October, 11:00-12:00 BST - Africa-China relations in motion by Young China Watchers
with Lina Ayenew Getachew (author, The Complete Beginners’ Guide to China-Africa relations); Miatta Momoh (Co-founder, Kente & Silk); and Joseph Olivier Mendoo (PhD candidate, Peking University)

Sunday 18 October, 15:00-16:15 BST - In Conversation with Lemn Sissay by Research in Arts and Humanities at Manchester Met
Part of the Pan African Congress series of events.

Thursday 22 October, 13:00-14:00 BST - Introduction to the Ethiopian manuscripts in the British Library’s collection by Eyob Derillo, The Warburg Institute
Online Lecture: Book and Print Initiative (website gives time as GMT but I think they mean BST as clocks don't change until Sunday 25 October) - bookings close Wednesday 21 October, 17.00 BST

Thursday 22 October, 23:30 BST - Cooking Class with Makina Cafe by Street Vendor Project, The Urban Justice Center - $10
Cooking class with Chef Eden of Makina Cafe, where you'll learn to make Ethiopian & Eritrean cuisine!

Tuesday 27 October - Sunday 15 November, Tadesse Mesfin - Pillars of Life Art Exhibition, Tuesday - Saturday 11:00-18:00 GMT
Addis Fine Art London - Cromwell Place Inaugural Exhibition - Check with venue before you set out!

Wednesday 28 October, 12:00-13:00 GMT - Book Launch: Adapting Gender and Development to Local Religious Contexts by Centre of World Christianity, SOAS University of London
Launching Dr Istratii's new monograph Adapting Gender and Development to Local Religious Contexts: A Decolonial Approach in Ethiopia

Wednesday 28 October, 20:00-21:00 GMT - Footnotes Of An Adventurer with Mark Beaumont by Ethiopia Medical Project - £11:19
World-record breaking cyclist, author and adventurer - Mark Beaumont. All ticket proceeds go to Ethiopia Medical Project which supports the Buccama Health Centre in southern Ethiopia, home to half of the four million people worldwide who suffer from Podoconiosis

Monday 2 November, 18:00-19:00 GMT - Ethiopia and the tree against hunger by Kew Mutual Improvement Society - £3
Kew Scientist, James Borrell discusses Kew's research on the giant bananas of Ethiopia.

Tuesday 3 November, 17:00-18:00 GMT - Dawit N.M. & Gioncarlo Valentine: Artists-in-Residency Conversation by Twenty Summers
With director and photographer Dawit N.M. & writer and photographer Gioncarlo Valentine.

Tuesday 3 November, 19:00-21:00 GMT - Menelik by The Anglo-Ethiopian Society
Hugues Fontaine gives a talk on the history of Menelik II as documented by early photographers

Saturday 7 November, 20:00-21:00 GMT - Bob Geldof in conversation with Daryl Easlea: Tales of Boomtown Glory - £7.06 – £27.54
Louder Than Words Festival - to celebrate the publication of Tales Of Boomtown Glory

Thursday 12 November, 17:00-18:30 GMT - Ethiopian Christians in Florence - Professor Jonathan K. Nelson by The Research Forum
Ethiopian Christians in Florence: Filippino Lippi’s Adoration of the Magi and Miracle of St Philip

Thursday 12 November, 18:45-19:45 GMT - New Daughters of Africa by The London Library - £0 - £8
Writers Yassmin Abdel-Magied, Karen McCarthy Woolf and Maaza Mengiste on the landmark anthology New Daughters of Africa

Tuesday 17 November, 18:30-20:00 GMT - Emperor Haile Selassie and the Black history of Bath by Black History Walks - Donation
Dr Shawn Naphtali Sobers will explore the connections the city of Bath has with Haile Selassie and African people

Thurday 19 November, 19:00-20:30 GMT - Online Book Club - Addis Ababa Noir edited by Maaza Mengiste by The Anglo-Ethiopian Society
Addis Ababa is a sprawling melting pot of cultures where rich and poor live side by side in relative harmony - until they don’t.

Friday 27 November, 20:00-22:30 GMT - Something Dark by Black* Artists on the Move - £12:50
The return of Incomparable Poet extraordinaire Lemn Sissay.
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