Author: Secrétaire Scientifique

The life of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia

TERRAIN/FIELDWORK Moving in the face of uncertainty:          the life of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia by Mulu Getachew Mulu Getachew is a PhD candidate and part-time lecturer at the Department of Social Anthropology, Addis Ababa University. Her research focuses on trans-border migration and  Eritrean refugee camps in…

Religio-cultural underpinnings of spousal abuse attitudes in Northern Ethiopia

TERRAIN/FIELDWORK Gender and Development through Local Epistemologies: Exploring the Religio-Cultural Underpinnings of Spousal Abuse Attitudes among Orthodox Täwahәdo Christians in Northern Ethiopia and Implications for Changing Attitudes and Norms within Local Worldviews by Romina Istratii   Romina Istratii, a current PhD research student at the School of Oriental and African…

TERRAIN / FIELDWORK: A View from Gibe III Hydropower Development Project

TERRAIN/FIELDWORK The Politics of “Developmental State” in Ethiopia: A View from Gibe III Hydropower Development Project by Edegilign Hailu Woldegebrael Edegilign Hailu Woldegebrael is PhD candidate in geography at Université Paris Nanterre, France. His supervisor is Dr. Sabine Planel. He is conducting research on the politics of « Developmental State » in Ethiopia, through the…

TERRAIN/FIELDWORK: A History of Mining in Wallaga

TERRAIN/FIELDWORK A History of Mining in Wallaga, Western Ethiopia, 1899-1991 by Alemseged Debele Alemseged Debele is PhD candidate in history at Addis Ababa University. His supervisor is Professor Tesema Ta’a. He is conducting research on the history of mineral resources and their extraction in Wallaga, western Ethiopia in the 20th century.  He is one…

TERRAIN/FIELDWORK: Ethnoarchaeology and ethnogeomorphology, by Ninon Blond

TERRAIN/FIELDWORK Ethnoarchaeology and ethnogeomorphology: fieldwork study of landscapes around Wakarida (Northern Tigray) by Ninon Blond Ninon Blond is a Ph.D candidate in geography since 2015 under the supervision of Yann Callot & Nicolas Jacob at Université Lumière-Lyon 2. The subject of her Ph.D is “Paysages de terrasses autour de Wakarida (Tigray septentrional, Ethiopie),…

TERRAIN / FIELDWORK: Sekota, l’Ethiopie rurale en transition

TERRAIN / FIELDWORK Sekota, l’Ethiopie rurale en transition Par Alice Corbet Alice Corbet is a doctor in Anthropology (Ecole des Hautes études en Sciences sociales, EHESS, Paris, 2008) and CNRS research fellow at Les Afriques dans le Monde (LAM, UMR 5115, Sciences Po Bordeaux). She has been assigned to the CFEE since January…

Anne Regourd: Surveying Islamic manuscripts in Ethiopia

TERRAINS / FIELDWORKS Surveying Islamic manuscripts in Ethiopia: Project and progress Par / by Anne Regourd Anne Regourd est chercheuse au sein du projet ERC (European Research Council) « Islam in the Horn of Africa » à l’Université de Copenhague. Elle est intervenue l’année dernière au CFEE. Elle revient ici sur ce…

Selamawit Mecca: The bound bodies of Ethiopian women saints

ENTRETIEN / INTERVIEW Thursday, March 5th 2015, Selamawit Mecca has successfully defended her PhD thesis in literature, entitled Bound bodies: Representation of Ethiopian Women Saints in Ge’ez Hagiographies, at Addis Ababa University (advisors: Shiferaw Bekele and Marie-Laure Derat). Selamawit Mecca is a pionneer of the history of religious women in…