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Here is a list of all the Ethiopia related events that we know are taking place in July. All are either taking place online, or are available to watch online, except the two art exhibitions and the African Festival in Milton Keynes. All are free, except the Epilepsy fundraiser with Chef Yohannes.

Until Saturday 9 July - Exhibition - Codeswitch by Wendimagegn Belete - Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London Bridge, presents Codeswitch, an exhibition of new paintings by Wendimagegn Belete, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London Bridge, 2 Melior Place, London SE1 3SZ, Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00-18:00 BST.

Until Saturday 23 July - Exhibition - Floating City by Addis Gezehagn - Addis Fine Art, London presents Floating City, an exhibition of new paintings by Addis Gezehagn. Addis Fine Art, 21 Eastcastle Street, London, W1W  8DD, Tuesday - Friday, 11:00-18:00, Saturday, 12:00-18:00.
From his Addis Ababa studio, Addis Gezehagn reimagines the city he inhabits. The artist’s Floating City series details the topography of the Ethiopian capital’s cityscape as if seen from a bird’s eye perspective.

Saturday 2 July, 11:00-20:00 BST - African Diaspora Festival by ADF
Campbell Park(opposite Budgen), 1300 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 4AD
Experience the African culture through its food, flavour, entertainment, arts and craft - showcasing foods including Ethiopian injera.

Saturday 2 July, 21:00 BST - Conversations on Ethiopia by The American-Ethiopian Public Affairs Committee (AEPAC)
AEPAC is hosting an upcoming Zoom Webinar – Conversations on Ethiopia. Six speakers explore multiple topics regarding Ethiopia (Ethnic Federalism, Visit to Amhara & Afar, Peace Talks, Demonization of Amhara, Drop TPLF, Update on Welkait).

Monday 4 July, 16:15 BST - Online lecture by Dr Mai Musié on the Ge'ez Biblical texts by Belfast Summer School in Latin and Classical Greek
Part of the Belfast Summer School 2022 Lecture Programme collection. Dr Mai Musié will give a talk about the Ethiopian and Eritrean Ge'ez Biblical texts.

Wednesday 6 July, 09:00-17:00 BST - Cambridge Africa Day by Cambridge-Africa Programme
In person at Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge, Saint Andrew's Street, Cambridge, CB2 3AP and online.
A wide range of collaborative research projects between colleagues in African universities and research institutions and Cambridge academics, including several with Ethiopian involvement.

Wednesday 6 July, 12:00-17:00 BST - Current challenges in Refugee Care by Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
The event will be of benefit to all those who are concerned about the plight of refugees either as conscientious citizens, as active or intended helpers in any context or as workers in relevant organisations or services.

Thursday 7 July, 16:00-17:00 BST - FemTech Lab Lessons Learned with Founders and Alumni by Femtech Lab
Hear founder stories and lessons from four Femtech Lab Accelerator Alumni, including Kidist Tesfaye, founder of YeneHealth (Ethiopia) - a digital one-stop-shop platform for women’s sexual and reproductive care.

Thursday 7 July, 18:00-19:30 BST - Seventieth Annual General Meeting of The Anglo-Ethiopian Society
Members only - the Eventbrite link is password protected. The password is on the front page of the Agenda for the meeting that was posted out with Spring News File.

Thursday 7 July, 24:00 BST - Meron Hadero by Odyssey Bookshop
Meron Hadero discusses her new collection of stories, A Down Home Meal for These Difficult Times.
(The book is scheduled to be released in the UK in August)

Tuesday 12 July, 13:00-14:30 BST- Field-Based Monitoring Strategies for HDP Coherence by IDEAL
Part of the Knowledge Sharing Series on Humanitarian-Development-Peace (HDP) Coherence collection. Learn from Mercy Corps’ humanitarian analysis team in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) resilience monitoring team in Ethiopia about how each agency reports and uses the data to inform programming in their context.

Sunday 17 July, 16:00-17:00 BST - Epilepsy Virtual Fundraising by CareEpilepsy Ethiopia - Tickets £30
Cook with Chef Yohanis to raise funds to expand CareEpilepsy's clinical services for people with epilepsy in Ethiopia and raise awareness of epilepsy.

Wednesday 20 July, 19:00-20:30 BST - Online Book Club - The Lost Spell by Yismake Worku by The Anglo-Ethiopian Society
For this book club we're going to discuss The Lost Spell (የክብር ድንጋይ) by Yismake Worku, translated from the Amharic by Bethlehem Attfield. Didimos Dore has turned himself into a dog. Unable to remember the spell to turn him back, he must journey home to Addis Ababa; to a wife and children who suspect nothing of his dabbling in the occult.
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