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Addis Ababa University Institute of Ethiopian Studies

XVII International Conference of Ethiopian Studies

 

Fifth Circular

Dear Participants of the 17th ICES 1. The 17th ICES will be held 2-5, November 2009 at the Akaki Campus of the Addis Ababa University.  2. Registration will start at 1:00pm on Sunday, November 1, 2009 at Mekonnen Hall (IES Building). On the same day, at 4:30pm, an exhibition on the history of the ICES will be inaugurated. The registration will continue on November 2, at Akaki Campus from 8:00am-10:30am. At 6:00pm participants of the conference staying at Akaki will be transported to their lodgings.3. Transportation will be provided to and from the Conference venue. The shuttles will be available in front of the IES building and depart to Akaki around 7:45am. The shuttles go around and pick up participants who are staying in various hotels, such as Ras Amba, Addis View, Semen, Ras, Ghion, Ethiopia etc.4. Because we had a very serious problem with the AAU server and the Conference email address, we have lost most of the papers sent to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it starting from the end of September until mid October. Please (re) send your paper if we have not confirmed receiving it or if you have not done so already.   5. The time allotted for each paper is 30 minutes, 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion. 6. Registration Fees:Foreign Nationals:                                                         $100.00Foreign Nationals with no paper to present                    $ 50.00Ethiopians                                                                     Birr 50.00Foreign Nationals with a resident card:              Birr 200.00 7.  If you wish to join the excursion trip to Renaissance Bridge (the New Blue Nile      Bridge), please express your interest by emailing to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . 8. Contact persons telephone addresses:            General program: 1. Aklilu Yilma   0991- 684106             Transportation and Accommodation            1. Assefa G/Mariam: 0911-146923            2. Shigut Tsige: 0911-244958            3. Semeneh Ayalew: 0910-050404

Fourth Circular

Aug. 09, 2009

Dear Participants,

Thank you for submitting the abstracts of your paper for the XVII ICES. We have posted the revised list of participants who have submitted the abstracts of their contribution for the conference on the Conference website: www.aau.edu.et/ies

Submission of Paper

The deadline for submitting the final paper is scheduled for September 30, 2009. The paper should contain a final version of the abstract, submitted in PDF format and follow the style guidelines posted on the conference website (www.aau.edu.et/ies).

Please send the final paper as an attachment to the following email address:

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Ethiopian Airlines Travel Fare Discount

The Ethiopian Airlines has made a 25% discount for participants of the Conference coming from overseas to Ethiopia.  Participants who wish to travel in the Ethiopian Airlines and get the discount travel fare should have a letter of testimony from the Institute of Ethiopian Studies for their participation. The Institute will send this letter of testimony to participants upon request.

 

Third Circular

March 17, 2009

Dear Participants,

Thank you for showing interest and registering for the XVII ICES. We have posted the list of participants, including the submitted titles of their paper, on the newly designed website for the Conference. In order to obtain updated and other relevant information about the Conference, participants are requested to visit the website from time to time.

Address of the new website: www.aau.edu.et/ies

Submission of Abstracts

The deadline for submission of abstracts is 30 April 2009. All participants are requested to submit a-one page abstracts of their paper in a word format by sending it as an attachment to the following email address: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Registration Fee Registration will be on Sunday afternoon, 1 November 2009, at the Institute of Ethiopian Studies and the first day of the Conference, which will be held at Akaki Campus. Payment will be accepted only in cash.

Foreign Nationals: US $100.00 Ethiopians: Birr 50.00