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The CFEE scientific blog

Un œil sur la Corne, is the scientific blog of the CFEE. It pubishes in French and English the news of the Center and of its research activities, mais également des articles de veille scientifique et des contenus inédits (notes de recherche, de terrain, de conjoncture, entretiens, etc.).
It is hosted by the Hypotheses.org platform realized by OpenEdition.

See online : cfee.hypotheses.org

Slavery and the Slave Trade in Ethiopia and Beyond

7 December 2018

SLAFNET Summer School15-18 April 2019Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa University Slavery and the slave trade have been an important historical feature of the Horn of Africa region. Consecutive regional polities executed slave raids into their respective hinterland well into the 20th (...)

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CFEE FIELD GRANTS 2019 RECIPIENTS / LAURÉATS DES BOURSES DE TERRAIN DU CFEE 2019

3 December 2018

List of the recipients of the CFEE 2019 Field Grants / Liste des lauréats des bourses de terrain du CFEE 2019 Following our 2019 call for applications for partial funds for fieldworks and/or study of collections in the museums to MA students and PhD candidates doing their researches on Ethiopia (...)

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The Developmental State Seen Through the Prism of an Emergence of a Domestic Industrialist Class in Ethiopia

27 November 2018

The Developmental State Seen Through the Prism of an Emergence of a Domestic Industrialist Class in Ethiopia: The Case of the Metals and Engineering Sector By Sibulele NKunzi (PhD candidate, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa) Date: Thursday December 6, 2-4 pm Venue: Berhanou Abebe (...)

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CFEE Seminar: Ethiopia and its Islamic environment in the Middle Ages: The ERC project and its fieldwork in Bilet (Tigray)

21 November 2018

Ethiopia and its Islamic environment in the Middle Ages: The ERC project and its fieldwork in Bilet (Tigray) By Deresse Ayenachew (Debre Berhan University), Amélie Chekroun (CNRS, IREMAM, Aix-en-Provence), Bertrand Hirsch (Paris-1 Sorbonne University) and Julien Loiseau (Aix-Marseille (...)

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CFEE joint seminar: The Mountain Exile Hypothesis

19 November 2018

SÉMINAIRE / SEMINAR Evolution: an international research seminar in Eastern Africa. Paleobiodiversity, paleobiology, prehistory, paleoenvironments (2015-2018) 20ème séance / 20th session: The Mountain Exile Hypothesis: How Humans Benefited from African High Altitude Ecosystems in Ethiopia par/by (...)

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ICES 20: Talking politics in Mekelle

15 November 2018

COMPTE-RENDU DE COLLOQUE / CONFERENCE REPORT Talking politics in Mekelle: opening debates at the 20th ICES by Mehdi Labzae (Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, CESSP) [English below] Lorsque Mekelle fut choisie, il y a trois ans, pour accueillir la prochaine Conférence internationale des études (...)

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ICES 20: The politics of hydropower development in Africa

15 November 2018

COMPTE-RENDU DE COLLOQUE / CONFERENCE REPORT The politics of hydropower development in Africa: new Water-Energy paradigms? by Edegilign Hailu Woldegebrael (Paris-Nanterre, LAVUE) In the first week of October 2018, during the 20th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies I and Kristin Feder (...)

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ICES20: Development and Labour in the Horn of Africa

14 November 2018

COMPTE-RENDU DE COLLOQUE / CONFERENCE REPORT Development and Labour in the Horn of Africa: Outlining the Contours of a Key Relationship by Camille Pellerin (London School of Economics) Camille Pellerin, PhD candidate in development studies at the London School of Economics and associated (...)

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ICES 20: Gender Inequality

14 November 2018

COMPTE-RENDU DE COLLOQUE / CONFERENCE REPORT Inégalité de genre dans les études éthiopiennes Gender inequality in Ethiopian Studies by Anaïs Wion (CNRS, IMAF) [English below] Alors que vient de se clore la 20è édition de l’International Conference for Studies qui s’est tenue du 1er au 5 octobre à (...)

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ICES 20, Mekelle University

13 November 2018

COMPTE-RENDU DE COLLOQUE / CONFERENCE REPORT 20th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies – Mekelle University, October 1-5, 2018 « Regional and Global Ethiopia – Interconnections ad Identities » The Cfee was a partner of the 20th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies hosted by (...)

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New Publication: Appréhender des situations autoritaires

9 November 2018

Nouvelle publication / New publication Appréhender des « situations autoritaires », lectures croisées à partir du Cameroun et de l’Éthiopie Playing with rules in authoritarian situations. Perspectives from Cameroon and Ethiopia Edited by Marie Morelle & Sabine Planel L’Espace politique, Volume 38 (...)

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New Publication: L’Afrique ancienne. De l’Acacus au Zimbabwe.

31 October 2018

Nouvelle publication / New publication L’Afrique ancienne. De l’Acacus au Zimbabwe. 20 000 avant notre ère – XVIIe siècle Edited by François-Xavier Fauvelle Collection Mondes anciens, Belin, 2018, 680 pp. ISBN: 978-2-7011-9836-1 L’Afrique ancienne a une histoire. Cette histoire est celle de (...)

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The First World War from Tripoli to Addis Ababa (1911-1924)

16 October 2018

PUBLICATION CFEE / CFEE PUBLICATION Shiferaw Bekele, Uoldelul Chelati Dirar, Alessandro Volterra, Massimo Zaccaria, eds., The First World War from Tripoli to Addis Ababa (1911-1924), Corne de l’Afrique contemporaine / Contemporary Horn of Africa, 6, CFEE, Addis Ababa, 2018 ISBN: (...)

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CFEE joint seminar: bifacial tools at the Melka Wakena Acheulian site complex

9 October 2018

SÉMINAIRE / SEMINAR Evolution: an international research seminar in Eastern Africa. Paleobiodiversity, paleobiology, prehistory, paleoenvironments (2015-2018) 19ème séance / 19th session: Shapes and technological procedures of the bifacial tools at the Melka Wakena Acheulian site complex par/by (...)

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New book: The Trade in Papers Marked with Non-Latin Characters

12 September 2018

Nouvelle publication / New publication The Trade in Papers Marked with Non-Latin Characters / Le commerce des papiers à marques à caractères non-latins Documents and History / Documents et histoire Edited by Anne Regourd Islamic Manuscripts and Books, Volume 15, BRILL, 2018, 268 pp., 106 illus., 8 (...)

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Appel à candidatures : le CFEE recherche un(e) stagiaire pour 2019

7 September 2018

APPEL À CANDIDATURES / CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Stage pour étudiant(e) de niveau Master 1 ou 2 (Études en développement / recherches en sciences humaines et sociales / coopération et développement international) Janvier-Juin 2019 Date limite de candidature : 15 octobre 2018 Présentation de la structure (...)

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Reception of the Ethiopian Book of Enoch

7 September 2018

TERRAIN/FIELDWORK Reception of the Ethiopic Book of Enoch in Medieval Gǝ‘ǝz texts: Identification, Explanation and Analysis with Translation by Haileyesus Alebachew Molaw Haileyesus Alebachew Molaw is a lecturer at Samara University, he recently defended a PhD in Philology at Addis Ababa (...)

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Bourses de terrain 2019 / 2019 field grants

3 September 2018

APPEL À CANDIDATURES / CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Bourse de Terrain du CFEE 2019 Date limite de candidature : 29 octobre 2018 Le Centre français des études éthiopiennes (CFEE) d’Addis-Abeba (Éthiopie), Institut français de recherche à l’étranger (IFRE) du Ministère de l’Europe et des Affaires étrangères (...)

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New paper: Conceptualizing the Middle Class in a Developmental State

3 September 2018

Nouvelle publication / New publication Conceptualizing the Middle Class in a Developmental State: Narratives and Expectations in Ethiopia by Jean-Nicolas Bach & Clélie Nallet Affican Affairs, Volume 117, Number 468, July 2018, pp. 439-461 DOI: 10.1093/afraf/ady021 Abstract The category (...)

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Appel à candidatures : Bourses de terrain 2019 / Call for applications: 2019 field grants

3 September 2018

APPEL À CANDIDATURES / CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Bourse de Terrain du CFEE 2019 Date limite de candidature : 29 octobre 2018 Le Centre français des études éthiopiennes (CFEE) d’Addis-Abeba (Éthiopie), Institut français de recherche à l’étranger (IFRE) du Ministère de l’Europe et des Affaires étrangères (...)

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CFEE Joint Seminar: the paleoenvironmental context of Early Stone Age

20 August 2018

SÉMINAIRE / SEMINAR Evolution: an international research seminar in Eastern Africa. Paleobiodiversity, paleobiology, prehistory, paleoenvironments (2015-2018) 18ème séance / 18th session: The paleoenvironmental context of Early Stone Age archaeology: an analysis of Gona fauna between ~3-1 Ma. (...)

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La trajectoire singulière du FLPT

5 August 2018

TERRAIN/FIELDWORK La trajectoire singulière du FLPT : crises sans fragmentation par Marine Gassier Marine Gassier est doctorante en science politique à SciencesPo Paris. Ses recherches portent sur les crises internes rencontrées par les mouvements d’insurrection, en Éthiopie et au Sud Soudan. Elle (...)

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Conference: Terrains et Chercheurs sous Surveillance, Aix-en-Provence, May 2018

5 August 2018

COMPTE-RENDU DE COLLOQUE / CONFERENCE REPORT Terrains et chercheurs sous surveillance, (auto) contrôle, (auto) censure et mise en administration des sciences sociales By Anais Maro & Constance Perrin-Jolly [In French] Les laboratoires LAMES, CHERPA et l’Ifre IREMAM se sont associés pour (...)

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History of Kings (tarikä nägäst) at Zuramba Maryam, South Gondar

25 June 2018

TERRAIN/FIELDWORK The History of Kings (tarikä nägäst) of Zuramba Dabra Ṣerḥa Maryām monastery Edition, Translation and Historical analysis by Asfaw Tilahun Feleke Asfaw Tilahun Feleke is lecturer at Wollo University. He was awarded a B.Ed. degree in History Education at Bahir Dar University in 2003 (...)

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Dube Nationality, Balé Lowlands

25 June 2018

TERRAIN / FIELDWORK Dube Nationality and their Neighbors: Identity and Interrelationships of Peoples and Polities in Balé Lowlands ca. 1880s-1990s by Kefyalew Tessema Semu Kefyalew Tessema is lecturer at Madda Walabu University, Bale-Robe and a doctoral student in History at Addis Ababa (...)

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WOmen at work!: report on a photograph exhibition

21 June 2018

COMPTE-RENDU D’EXPOSITION / EXHIBITION REPORT WOmen at work! Travail visible et invisible en Ethiopie, au prisme du genre by Constance Perrin-Jolly (CFEE) [in French] Dans le cadre d’un projet de recherche sociologique en Éthiopie sur l’engagement moral des entrepreneurs (voir notre billet (...)

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Cfee Seminar: The Djibouto-Ethiopian Railway Archives Project

19 June 2018

The Djibouto-Ethiopian Railway Archives Project : Historical Stakes and Status by Prof. Shiferaw Bekele and Dr. Simon Imbert-Vier Date: Thursday June 21, 2018 – 5-6 pm Venue: Berhanou Abebe Library, French Centre for Ethiopian Studies (Jan Meda, https://goo.gl/maps/sutSritp3MU2) The Ethio-French (...)

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