|Written by Administrator|
|Thursday, 13 November 2008 16:27|
CURRENT STATUS OF THE INSTITUTE
Currently the IES is recognized as the official agent of the Addis Ababa University for the aim of promoting, conducting and co-ordination research and publications on Ethiopian studies. The institute is also Addis Ababa University's principal research and documentation institute in the field of the humanities and social sciences. Best known for its internationally famous Library, Anthropological Museum, and Gallery of Traditional Ethiopian Art, it is a well-established research center, involved in numerous scholarly programs
Besides its own research team, it participates in collaborative projects with other centers of learning and research, and is responsible for visiting scholars from many lands. It publishes the Journal of Ethiopian Studies and other works, and, every nine years, hosts both an International Conference of Ethiopian Studies and an International Conference on the History of Ethiopian Art, as well as other conferences, seminars and workshops.
To carry out its duties and responsibilities the IES, currently consists of an administrative unit whose main task is to assist and facilitate the activities and programs of the most important and larger units, compressing the research and publication department, the Library and the museum.
|Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2008 18:53|