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20th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies (ICES20)
Mekelle University, Ethiopia

"Regional and Global Ethiopia - Interconnections and Identities"
1-5 October, 2018

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02 Arts & Architecture

0201 Contemporary Ethiopian Art Scene: Drawing Heritages from the Past, and (Being Engaged in) New Aspects in Art

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0201-01 ‘ETHNOGRAPHIC ART’ AND ITS SOCIAL ACCOUNT: MANCHELA MAKING AMONG DAWURO SOCIETY, SOUTH WEST ETHIOPIAADMASU Abebe, lecturer at Mada Walabu University and Ph.D Student of Social Anthropology
0201-02PAINTING THE RACIAL FRONTIER: RACE IN TWENTIETH CENTURY ETHIOPIAN ARTLacy N. FEIGH, University of Pennsylvania
0201-03CONTEMPORARY ETHIOPIAN ART SCENE: DRAWING HERITAGES FROM THE PAST, AND (BEING ENGAGED IN) NEW ASPECTS IN ARTMULUGETA Tafesse, Independent researcher (African art and design - modern/contemporary)
0201-04THE EDUCATION-RESEARCH NEXUS: A LINK BETWEEN DESIGN STUDIO, THE PRACTICE AND RESEARCH Fathi BASHIER, Wollega University
0201-05ETHIOPIAN ART EDUCATION: 21ST CENTURY ART AND SKILL LEARNING; A REQUIREMENT AND RESPONSIBILITY OF ARTISTS, ART EDUCATORS AND ART INSTITUTESColette VESTER, Art & Education consultant, The Netherlands

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0202 Ethiopian Christian Art: Defining Styles, Defying Definitions

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0202-01CURATING “ETHIOPIAN STYLE:” ART HISTORY, MUSEUMS, AND POPULAR PERSPECTIVES ON ETHIOPIAN ARTSKristen WINDMULLER-LUNA, Princeton University Art Museum
0202-02THE DESCRIPTION OF ETHIOPIAN BINDING DECORATIONSean M. WINSLOW, Zentrum für Informationsmodellierung, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
0202-03"STYLE AS EVIDENCE?" ETHIOPIAN GOSPEL ILLUMINATION IN CONTEXTMESERET Oldjira, Princeton University, Department of Art and Archaeology
0202-04REMARKS ON THE STYLE AND ICONOGRAPHY OF ILLUSTRATED ETHIOPIC MANUSCRIPTS FROM THE EARLY SOLOMONIC PERIODJacopo GNISCI, Hamburg University
0202-05ETHIOPIAN ARTS AND AESTHETICS: THE SPECIFIC RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE OBJECT AND ITS USERSLorenza MAZZEI, Università di Napoli
0202-06EMBROIDERED DRESSES FROM NORTHERN ETHIOPIA: INFLUENCES ON THE GLOBAL FASHION INDUSTRYJohn MELLORS, Independent

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0203 Ethiopia's ecclesiastical painting traditions: influences, development, technology, and conservation

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0203-01THE PAINTED CHURCH OF BIRBIR GIYORGIS: AN URGENT CHALLENGE FOR CONSERVATIONDorothea McEWAN, The Warburg Institute, University of London
0203-02UNDERSTANDING IMAGES OF GIGAR IN ETHIOPIAN CHURCH MURALS DAWIT Teferi, Independent Researcher
0203-03THE MURAL PAINTINGS OF QORQOR MARYAM (13TH C. AD?): FROM THE MATERIAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL ANALYSIS TO A CONSERVATION PROTOCOLSigrid MIRABAUD, Institut national du patrimoine
Claire BOSC-TIESSÉ, CNRS-INHA
0203-05THREATS AND OPPORTUNITIES: PRESERVING ETHIOPIAN WALL PAINTINGS IN THE CONTEXT OF GLOBALIZATION Lisa SHEKEDE, Ethiopian Heritage Fund
Stephen RICKERBY, Ethiopian Heritage Fund
MEKONEN Hagos
Blair PRIDAY
0203-06THE MURALS OF DEBRE MARIAM QORQOR: A UNIQUE PAINTING TECHNIQUE?KIDANE Fanta Gebremariam, The Museum of Archaeology, University of Stavanger, Norway
0203-08PAINTING SAINT GEORGE: CHANGES AND THE CONTINUITY IN CHRISTIAN ARTALELIGN Aschale Wudie, Addis Ababa Science and Technology University
0203-09THE TRENDS IN THE USE OF MINERAL-BASED PIGMENTS IN ETHIOPIAN ECCLESIASTICAL PAINTINGS: THE CASE OF CINNABAR, MINIUM AND ORPIMENTKIDANE Fanta Gebremariam, The Museum of Archaeology, University of Stavanger, Norway

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0204 Ethnomusicology Studies in Ethiopia

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0204-02METAPHORS IN BÄGÄNA SONG LYRICS: A LINGUISTIC PERSPECTIVETADESSE Weldegebreal Baymot, PhD Candidate in Applied Linguistics at Addis Ababa University
0204-03KAMISE MUSIC: HYBRIDITY AND AUTHENTICITY AT THE AGE OF INTERNET Anaïs MARO, Queensland University Technology (QUT)
0204-05BIOGRAPHY AND CONTRIBUTION OF SAINT YARED FOR MODERN HYMNSBELAY Desalegn, Aksum University
DANIEL Alemshet, Aksum University
0204-06EXPRESSING THE ASHENDA FEAST THROUGH MUSIC AND DANCE: OBSERVATION OF THE ASHENDA FEAST IN TIGRAYTIMKEHET Teffera, Independent Scholar
0204-07MANAGING UNITY AND DIVERSITY IN OROMO POPULAR MUSICAnaïs MARO, Queensland University Technology (QUT)
0204-08INTRODUCING THE 1965 ETHIO-HUNGARIAN MUSIC AND DANCE COLLECTIONS: A HISTORIAN AND A PHILOSOPHER’S PERSPECTIVES TSEHAYE Hailemariam, Founder of Virtual Dance Museum
SZÉLINGER Balázs, Hungarian Embassy in Ethiopia

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0206 Museums and Development in Ethiopia

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0206-02THE ETHIOPIAN PAST LEGACIES: QUEST FOR MUSEUMS KASSAYE Begashaw, Addis Ababa University, Department of Archaeology and Heritage Management
0206-03FROM WONDER CHAMBERS TO DIGITAL COLLECTIONS: THE PRESENTATION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE AS A MOTOR FOR DEVELOPMENTKerstin VOLKER-SAAD, Society for the Promotion of Museums in Ethiopia
0206-04MUSEUM MANAGAMENT TODAY. VALUE ORIENTATION AND HOLISTIC RESSOURCE MANAGEMENT AS WAYS TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE SUCCESS IN ETHIOPIAOliver RUMP, Berlin, Germany, Specialist for Museum Management and Political Museology, Consultant for Museums
0206-05CHELEQOT MUSEUM PROJECT CASE STUDYBlair PRIDAY, Director
Judith VAN HELDEN, Administrator
Cathy GIANGRANDE, Trustee
0206-06CULTURAL HERITAGE AS A BUSINESS CASE – PROSPECTS OF AN ETHIOPIAN NATIONAL TRUSTKonrad MELCHERS, Society for the Promotion of Museums in Ethiopia
0206-07EXAMPLES OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION - THE WUKRO MUSEUMNina MELCHERS, Society for the Promotion of Museums in Ethiopia
0206-08CULTURAL AND CREATIVE SPILLOVERS: HOW INVESTMENT IN CULTURE PAYS Julia SATTLER, Goethe Institute Addis Ababa
0206-10ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUMS IN TIGRAYHAILAY Teklay, Tigray Culture and Tourism Bureau
0206-11THE STATUS OF ETHNOGRAPHIC COLLECTION AT THE "NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ETHIOPIA"BEREKET Zewdie Negash, Authority for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage
0206-12THE OPENING OF THE MUSEUM OF MENELIK II GRAND’S PALACE MEAZA Hezkeias, Palace Museum and Heritage Preservation Directorate
0206-13ETHIOPIAN MUSEUMS AS DEVELOPMENT AGENTSHIRUY Daniel Tefera, Jinka University
0206-14MUSEUM DEVELOPMENT IN ETHIOPIA: FROM MERE COLONIAL ENTERPRISE TO REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT FLAGSHIPHASEN Said, Addis Ababa University IES
0206-15THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE MUSEUM OF YEHA - AN EXAMPLE OF CULTURAL COOPERATION BETWEEN ETHIOPIA AND GERMANYIris GERLACH, German Archaeological Institute, Orient Department, Sanaa Branch
0206-16MUSEUM DEVELOPMENTS IN ETHIOPIAEPHREM Amare, National Museum of Ethiopia/Authority for the Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage
0206-22THE POETICS AND POLITICS OF EXHIBITING CULTURES AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ETHIOPIABEREKET Debebe, Addis Ababa university
TEMESGEN Burka, Addis Ababa university

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0208 Musical Instruments and Performance of Peripheral Societies of Ethiopia

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0208-01SHAATO'S FOLK LIFE, ROLES AND DYNAMICS AS FOLK MUSIC COMMUNITY IN KAFFAABINET Shiferaw, Lecturer in Wolkite University, Ethiopia and Social Anthropology Ph.D student at Addis Ababa Universty
0208-02INDIGENOUS MUSIC, RHYTHM AND MELODY FUSION OF THE SOCIETY’S IN THE PERIPHERY: EXPLORING THE TRENDS OF “NEGARIT” FUSION BAND TEFERI Assefa, MA in Jazz Drumming and Percussion Performance, From Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music, Katowice, Poland
0208-03SYMBOLIC MEANINGS AND VALUES BEYOND MAKING LONGEST WIND MUSIC INSTRUMENT: INQUIRY ON DINKA- AN INDIGENOUS MUSIC INSTRUMENT OF DAWURO SOCIETYADMASU Abebe, lecturer at Mada Walabu University and Ph.D students of Social Anthropology
0208-04ZUMBARA, BOLTSITSIYO, AND KOMIYA: TRADITIONAL WIND MUSIC INSTRUMENTS MAKING, SOCIAL VALUES AND CULTURAL MEANINGS AMONG BERTA AND THE GUMUZ PEOPLE, BENISHANGUL-GUMUZ REGIONSOLOMON Gebreyohannis, Entoto Polytechnic College, Ethiopia
0208-05THE DYNAMICS OF INDIGENOUS MUSIC MAKING AND PERFORMANCE AMONG THE ETHNIC GROUPS IN SOUTH WEST ETHIOPIA: KAFFA, BENCH MAJI AND SHAKA ZONESDAWIT Getu, Addis Ababa University
0208-07NEW ADVANCEMENT OF ETHIOPIAN TRADITIONAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS (KRAR AND MASINQO)FASSIKA Hailu Dolla,
HADDIS Alemayehu Gulma, Fassika Hailu Dolla
0208-08WHY AZIMAR PERFORMANCE IS STAGE ORIENTED THAN PARTICIPATORY: NARRATING SELF-EXPERIENCE OF FENDIKA AZIMAR BETMELAKU Belay, Professional Dancer & Teacher, Founder and Manager of Ethiocolor & Fendika
0208-09THE REVIVAL OF THE ENDANGERED ETHIOPIAN TRADITIONAL MUSIC INSTRUMENTS ‘BEGENA’ AND ‘MELEKET’ AT SISAY BEGENA TRADITIONAL MUSIC INSTRUMENT INSTITUTE SOLOMON Gebreyohannis, lecturer and music instrument trainer
SISAY Demisse, Begena trainer and director of sisay begena traditional music instrumet institute

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0210 The New Rock-Hewn Churches of Ethiopia: Continuity or Revival?

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0210-01THE NEW ROCK-HEWN CHURCHES OF ETHIOPIA: CONTINUITY OR REVIVAL?Michael GERVERS, University of Toronto
Tarn PHILIPP, Independent Researcher
0210-02ETHIOPIA’S NEW ROCK-HEWN CHURCHES: THEIR IMPLICATION FOR SCIENCE EDUCATIONSOLOMON Belay-Faris, Addis Ababa University
Tarn PHILIPP, Independent Researcher
0210-03DOCUMENTING TRANSFORMATIVE STRUCTURESTarn PHILIPP, Independent Researcher
Michael GERVERS, University of Toronto

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0211 Traditional Building Technology and Comparison with Abroad

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0211-01ASPECTS AND DYNAMICS OF 'JAFORO' AS INDIGENOUS SYSTEM OF ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURAL SPACE IN GURAGEABINET Shiferaw, Lecturer in Wolkite University, Ethiopia and Social Anthropology Ph.D student at Addis Ababa Universty
0211-02SOME TOPICS TOWARDS A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF TIGRAY’S CROSS-IN-SQUARE:A WIDE-RANGING COMPARISON AMONG CHRISTIAN CROSS-IN-SQUARE CHURCHESRyo HIGUCHI, JSPS Research Fellow (PD) in Tokyo Institute of Technology
Nobuhiro SHIMIZU, PhD Candidate, Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University, Japan
Hirofumi SUGAWARA, Associate Professor, Kanazawa University
0211-03COMFORTABILITY OF TIGRAY TRADITIONAL HOUSEKeita AOSHIMA, Lecturer at Shibaura Institute of Technology
Nobuhiro SHIMIZU, Ph.D Student, Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio Univ.
0211-08DEMOCRACY OF IMAGERY, DOES MANY FACES IN ARCHITECTURE OF THE CITY DEMONSTRATE DEMOCRACY?EYOEL Guush Gebrewold, Lecturer at EiT-M School of Architecture and Urban Planning
MUBAREK Kedir, Assistant Lecturer at EiT-M School of Architecture and Urban Planning
0211-09BETA ISRAEL MONASTIC PRAYER-HOUSE ARCHITECTURE: AN EXAMINATION OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL, TEXTUAL AND ETHNOGRAPHIC SOURCESBar KRIBUS, Ruhr University, Bochum, ERC project JewsEast, Germany

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0212 Transnational Entanglements of Cultural Festivals in Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa

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0212-01ASHENDA, AN INDIGENOUS GIRLS' FESTIVAL IN NORTHERN ETHIOPIA: THEORIES ON ITS ORIGINS, ITS MATERIAL AND ORAL GRADITIONS AND THEIR GENDERED INTERPRETATIONS SELAM Balehey Gebremicale, Mekelle University Institute of Environment, Gender and Development Studies
MULUBRHAN Balehegn Gebremikael, Mekelle University College of Dryland Agriculture and Natural Resources
0212-02THE ROLE OF INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION; A CASE STUDY FOR THE DOCUMENTATION, PUBLICATION AND PROMOTION OF THE INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF THE ENDAMEKONI, RAYA AZEBO WEREDAS OF THE SOUTHERN ZONE OF THE TIGRAY REGIONAL STATEWENDU Abreha, intangible cultural heritages
0212-03SHOW ME YOUR DANCE: REFLECTIONS ON ETHIOPIA’S FIRST INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVALKim GLÜCK, Frobenius Institute for Research in Cultural Anthropology, Germany
Sarah BUSHRA, Ankeboot Publishing House, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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0213 “Art History, Church Architecture, Liturgical Development and Historical Issues in Tigray”: Inter-Disciplinary Researches

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0213-01ST CYRICUS’ CHURCH AT WEQRO, EAST TEGRAY: A COMPLETE DESCRIPTION AND INTERPRETATION OF ITS SALIENT ARCHITECTONICS.ST CYRICUS’ CHURCH AT WEQRO, EAST TEGRAY: A COMPLETE DESCRIPTION AND INTERPRETATION OF ITS SALIENT ARCHITECTONICS.Emmanuel FRITSCH, Fellow CFEE Addis Ababa
0213-02RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE TYPOLOGICAL LINES OF ANCIENT RELIGIOUS BUILDINGS AND ITS ELABORATION IN TIGRAYMario DI SALVO, Architect, Como, ITALY (Director of the ‘Fondation Carlo Leone et Mariena Montandon’ - CH)
0213-04"THE CANOPIED CIRCUIT": RECONSTRUCTING VEILS IN MEDIEVAL ETHIOPIAN ROCK-CUT CHURCHESMikael MUEHLBAUER, Columbia University, Department of Art History and Archeology
0213-07FROM THE TECHNOLOGICAL ANALYSIS TO THE HISTORICAL STUDY OF THE MURALS OF QORQOR MARYAM (13TH C. AD?)Claire BOSC-TIESSÉ, CNRS-INHA
Sigrid MIRABAUD, INP
0213-08TOWARDS A CULTURAL HERITAGE INFORMATION SYSTEM BASED ON 3D MODELS OF ETHIOPIAN ROCK-HEWN CHURCHESAurelie FABIJANEC, School of Architecture of Paris Lavillette / UMR MAP-MAACC 3495 CNRS/MCC
François GUENA, School of Architecture of Paris Lavillette / UMR MAP-MAACC 3495 CNRS/MCC
0213-09AN UNEXPECTED DISCOVERY: THE RE-SURFACING STORY OF A LONG-FORGOTTEN METROPOLITAN ECCLESIASTICAL CENTRE AT MĀRYĀM NĀZRĒTMarie-Laure DERAT, CNRS
Emmanuel FRITSCH, CFEE
0213-11EASTERN TIGRAI IN THE CONTEXT OF ETHIOPIAN HISTORYKEBEDE Amare, Mekelle University, Ethiopia

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0214 Challenges of Modern Architecture and Urban Planning in Ethiopia

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0214-01THE DEMAND FOR RESPONSIVE ARCHITECTURAL PLANNING AND PRODUCTION IN RAPIDLY URBANIZING REGIONS: THE CASE OF ETHIOPIAHELAWI Sewnet Beshah, Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction and City Development, Addis Ababa University (AAU)
ZEGEYE Cherenet Mamo, Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction and City Development, Addis Ababa University (AAU)
0214-02A TALE OF MEKELLE CITY SQUARES AND STREETS: A CASE STUDY OF ROMANAT DISTRICTSARA Amare Geberemeskel, Mekelle University
DANIEL Semungus Negese, Mekelle University
0214-03WELCOME TO MEKELLE: TRACE OF URBAN SCAPE OF MEKELLE IN RELATION TO THE MASONRY TECHNIQUE AND URBAN PLANNINGNobuhiro SHIMIZU, Ph.D Candidate, Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University, Japan.
Keita AOSHIMA, Lecturer, School of Architecture, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan.
ALULA Tesfay Asfha, Research Student, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Science: World Heritage Studies, University of Tsukuba, Japan)
Rumi OKAZAKI, Lecturer, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University, Japan
0214-04ASSESSMENT OF BUILT URBAN HERITAGE IN MEKELLE CITY, ETHIOPIA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ALULA Tesfay Asfha, Research Student, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Science (World Heritage Studies), University of Tsukuba, Japan
Nobuhiro SHIMIZU, Ph.D Candidate, Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University, Japan.
0214-05HERITAGE RISK IN ETHIOPIAN HISTORICAL CITIESRumi OKAZAKI, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan
Riichi MIYAKE, Tokyo University of Science, Japan

Number of Abstracts Displayed: 5