Here's a list of all of the Ethiopia related events that we know that are taking place up to the end of November 2021. There are two, three day long online conferences this month - more details of the conference programmes will be sent out in separate alert messages.
Tuesday 2 - Thursday 4 November - Online Conference - "Medieval Ethiopia, new Conversation on Ancient Spaces"
9:00-16:00 GMT each day - full programme and zoom link information in separate alert.
Wednesday 3 November 16:00-17:00 GMT - In search for Medieval Islam at the heart of the Christian kingdom by CfIA - IAIS - University of Exeter
Part of the ‘Medieval Archaeology in the Horn of Africa’ seminar series - Julien Loiseau (Professor in History of the Medieval Islamic World at Aix-Marseille University) gives a talk - In search for Medieval Islam at the heart of the Christian kingdom. Two years of archaeological investigations in Eastern Tigray.
Booking Closes Monday 1 November.
Wednesday 3 November, 23:00-24:00 GMT - Sigd: In between Israel and Ethiopia by Consulate General of Israel to New England
Honour and celebrate the Jewish Ethiopian holiday of Sigd. With Ambassador Meron Reuben, keynote speaker Yuvi Tashome-Katz, and a musical performance from Orit Tashoma.
Friday 5 November, 20:00-03:00 - Mangé Pou Le Coeur: Waaju + Krar Collective - £11
Jazz ensemble Waaju launch their brand new residency at The Jago with Krar Collective
Live event at The Jago, 440 Kingsland Road, London, E8 4AA
Saturday 6 November, 10:00-13:00 GMT - FoodCase 1st year anniversary by FoodCase
1 Year Journey with Foodcase and food enthusiast Hermela Mekonnen. Guests Discussions + Launching Interactive Recipe Virtual Reality Web Application. Connected with Guzo Technologies - "an Ethiopian Internet of Things and XR (Extended reality) products prototyping startup headquartered in Addis Ababa."
Saturday 6 November, 12:00-13:00 GMT - Contemporary Ethiopian Poetry – The Poetics of Truth (E8) by Aldeburgh Festival
With Chris Beckett (London), Mihret Kebede (Vienna), Misrak Terefe (Addis Ababa), Kebedech Tekleab (New York), Bedilu Wakjira (Addis Ababa). This event brings together Ethiopian poets reading live from London, Vienna, New York and Addis Ababa.
Saturday 6 November, 16:00 GMT - The World Must Recognise the Tigray Genocide : A High-Level Discussion by Tigray Youth Network
The first of four Saturday discussions. Explore the atrocities committed in Tigray within the scope of both the UN Convention on Genocide, the Rome Statute, the 11 stages of genocide and general international law
Sunday 7 November, 13:15-14:45 GMT - The Poetry of Truth Workshop (W14) with Chris Beckett by Aldeburgh Festival - £15 (maximum 16 people in workshops)
Online workshop to explore the poet's dedication to Truth, using examples of Ethiopian poems about fakery and injustice to spark your own poems. Chris will also reference his new collection 'Tenderfoot' which confronts hard truths behind his enduring love for this beautiful country and people. How do poets deal with inequality/injustice? How do they represent Truth?
Sunday 7 November, 15:00 GMT - The Painted Churches of Ethiopia: Preserving a Fragile Heritage by Berwick Church Admin - £5.80
Join Lisa Shekede and Stephen Rickerby at Berwick Church for a fascinating insight into the Painted Churches of Ethiopia and the works they have undertaken to preserve this fragile heritage.
Live event at St Michael & All Angels Church, (Berwick Church), Berwick, BN26 6SR
Tuesday 9 - Thursday 11 November - Online Conference - Ethiopian Art and Architecture: Recent Studies with focus on the 16th to the 18th centuries
Lectures start at 16:00 each day, with sessions lasting 3-4 hours. Online booking is now possible. More details of the programme will be provided in a separate alert.
Wednesday 10 November, 19:00-21:00 GMT - Imperatives of Pan African Education by Centre of Pan African Thought
What is Pan African Education? Colonial education(s), educational adaptation, pedagogies, and knowledge production.
Friday 12 November, 09:15-12:00 GMT - Coffee and (New) Foodways in East Africa by UBVO
How does coffee and coffee production shape regional foodways in East Africa? The UBVO Michaelmas Workshop for 2021 will bring together academics and coffee industry professionals and focus on the theme of coffee and power in East Africa.
There is a limited number of in-person seats available at the event space (Stanford House, 65 High Street, Oxford)
Saturday 13 November, 16:00 GMT - The World Must Recognise the Tigray Genocide : A High-Level Discussion by Tigray Youth Network
Hear from communities that experienced genocide and to draw a parallel between their experiences and the atrocities committed in Tigray.
Tuesday 16 November, 22:30-24:00 - Livestream: Ethiopian & Eritrean Ingudai Tibs and Beet Salad by City Market Classes & Events
Watch as Mulu makes her Ingudai Tibs, a sautéed mushroom dish, and a fresh beet salad to go with it!
Wednesday 17 November, 16:00-17:00 GMT - Ruined towns in Nugaal: a forgotten medieval civilisation in Somalia by CfIA - IAIS - University of Exeter
Part of the ‘Medieval Archaeology in the Horn of Africa’ seminar series - Said M-Shidad Hussein (Head of the Department of Advanced Social Science Studies at Puntland Development and Research Centre, Garowe, Somalia) gives a talk on Ruined towns in Nugaal: a forgotten medieval civilisation in interior Somalia
Thursday 18 November, 19:00-20:30 GMT - Ethiopia's Quest for the Nation-State by The Anglo-Ethiopian Society
John Markakis will talk about Ethiopia's quest for the Nation-State.
Saturday 20 November, 16:00 GMT - The World Must Recognise the Tigray Genocide : A High-Level Discussion by Tigray Youth Network
Examine ways and actions for the unequivocal recognition of the atrocities, other grave abuses, destruction, and siege as genocide.
Tuesday 23 November, 19:00-20:30 GMT - Online Book Club - Oromay by Bealu Girma, translated by John Cunningham by The Anglo-Ethiopian Society
The book club will discuss the new first complete English translation of Oromay, Bealu Girma's classic 1983 novel about the Red Star Campaign.
Wednesday 24 November, 16:00-17:00 GMT, The Dynamics of Innovation Adaptation in Urban Light-Rail Transport by Centre for Transport Studies (CTS)
Adapting Pricing and Infrastructural Innovations using Frugal Approach in Ethiopia, Nigeria, and China.
The talks are usually held on Wednesday afternoons at either University College London or Imperial College London but the venue is not fixed yet (may be online?). First of a series of lectures.
Wednesday 24 November, 19:00-21:00 GMT - Imperatives of Pan African Education by Centre of Pan African Thought
Pan African Education & Development. Roadmaps, defeating neocolonialism, and the African political economy
Saturday 27 November, 16:00 GMT - The World Must Recognise the Tigray Genocide : A High-Level Discussion by Tigray Youth Network
Seek redress and transitional justice for the victims of the acts of genocide that continue to be perpetrated on the people of Tigray
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