Online Lecture Series „New Perspectives on the Horn of Africa“

This series of online lectures is a continuation of the program begun last year to present scholarly engagement with and about the Horn of Africa region to a broader audience. This years Programm started with the presentation of Wolbert Smidt on April 13.
The lectures will be held via Zoom meetings. Registration takes place via email.

4. May 2022, 18:00
Kiya Gezahegne
„Muslim by day and Christian by dawn“: The Religious Experience of Ethiopian Migrants to the Sudan
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18. May 2022, 18:00
Andreas Wetter
Islamic Scholarship and literary traditions in Wollo
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15. June 2022, 18:00
Echi Gabbert & Jonah Wedekind
Book launch
Lands of the Future:
Anthropological Perspectives on Pastoralism, Land Deals and Tropes of Modernity in Eastern Africa

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29. June 2022, 18:00
Sophia Thubauville
„All that nonsense that comes with a life insurance is not there”
Insurance associations in the Ethiopian diaspora in southern California

13. July 2022, 18:00
Markus V. Höhne
Transitional Justice and Legal Pluralism in Somalia: Which Role for Shari’a?
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