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On forced migrations and labour Slaves & slavery from an Ethiopian perspective Research seminar 2011-2012

May 25, 2012 at 2pm - Addis Ababa university

Dear friends and colleagues, please find hereunder the announcement of the next session of our research seminar on slavery, to be held at Addis Ababa university, Siddist Kilo campus of Social sciences, in the History Department, at the ground floor (room G 9) on Friday May 25, from 2-5pm. Entrance is free and open to all

On forced migrations and labour Slaves & slavery from an Ethiopian perspective Research seminar 2011-2012

Emerging case-studies on the study of slavery in Ethiopia : the practice of biography

Date : May 25, 2012 at 2pm

Place : History Department, room G9 (ground floor), AAU

Chair : Prof. Shiferaw Bekele (AAU)

Dr. Marie Laure Derat (CFEE) « Hagiographical sources on slavery in 15 & 16th Century Ethiopia »

Dr. Wolbert Smidt (Mekelle University) « Biographies of ‘freed’ Oromo slaves in 19th century Protestant Missionary Archives »

Dr. Thomas Osmond (CFEE) « Portrait of an ex-slave : Shaalo Magarsa, religious leader in Western Shoa »

Institute of African Studies (AAU) – Department of History (AAU) - Research Institute for Development (IRD) – French Center for Ethiopian Studies (CFEE)