A recently announced free online archaeology research day with some Ethiopia related papers:
Friday 11 December, 09:00-17:00 GMT - African Archaeology Research Day 2020 by Professor Mark Horton and Dr Laura Basell
The annual African Archaeology Research Day 2020 is taking place online this year. It is being organised by the Cultural Heritage Institute, Royal Agricultural University and the School of Archaeology and Ancient History, University of Leicester.
No timings or abstracts have been given as speakers are currently confirming provisional slot allocations. All registered attendees will receive a full programme with timings and abstracts prior to the meeting.
Fifteen papers are listed. Two are based on work carried out in Ethiopia:
A number are based on work carried out in the region, including:
- New isotopic evidence (13C, 18O) from Melka Kunture site (Ethiopia): preliminary implications for the dietary patterns, ecology and habitat of Pleistocene mammals. Giuseppe Briatico, Sapienza University of Rome (Italy); Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Germany)
- The Layout and Characteristics of Betä Ǝsraʾel (Ethiopian Jewish) Holy Sites in Light of the Finds from the Archaeological Survey of Betä Ǝsraʾel Monasteries. Bar Kribus, Center for Religious Studies, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany
- Exploring the Past of the Sudanese Red Sea Coast: New results from the University of Khartoum Survey Project. Ahmed Hussein Abdelrahman Adam, Department of Archaeology, University of Khartoum, Sudan
- New insights into Iron Age agriculture and crop selection in western Kenya. Steven T. Goldstein, Natalie G. Mueller, Anneke Janzen, Anthony Odera, Elizabeth Sawchuk, Sara Juengst, Christine Ogola, Victor Iminjili, Emmanuel Ndiema, Michael Petraglia, Nicole Boivin . Department of Archaeology, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- Emotions to Arts: An Ethnographic Investigation of the Mijikenda Arts and Crafts of Coastal Kenya. Crystal Okeke Nneoma, University of Nigeria, Nsukka