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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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08 Philology, Literature & Linguistics

0801 Automatic Text Processing and Digital Humanities for Ethiopian Language and Culture

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0801-01DIGITAL LEXICON LINGUAE AETHIOPICAEPietro LIUZZO, Universität Hamburg
0801-02BETA MAṢĀḤƎFT: MANUSCRIPTS OF ETHIOPIA AND ERITREAPietro LIUZZO, Universität Hamburg
0801-03PLACE NAMES IN THE CHRONICLE OF KING GÄLAWDEWOS (1540–1559): A PROTOTYPE GEO-ANNOTATED TEXT OF THE ETHIOPIC TRADITIONSOLOMON Gebreyes, University of Hamburg
Pietro LIUZZO, University of Hamburg
0801-04TIGRINYA ORTHOGRAPHY: MATERIALS ON WRITTEN TIGRINYA LANGUAGE STANDARDIZATIONYaroslav GUTGARTS, International Committee of the Red Cross, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
0801-05COLLIGATION OF PHRASES AND LEXICAL ITEMS IN AFAN- OROMO ZINAWORK Assefa, Linguistics PhD Student at Addis Ababa University
0801-06 WEB CORPORA FOR FOUR MAJOR ETHIOPIAN LANGUAGESDERIB Ado, Addis Ababa University
FEDA Negesse, Addis Ababa University
SHIMELIS Mazengia, Addis Ababa University
GIRMA Mengistu, Addis Ababa University
AHMED Yusuf Hirad, Jigjiga University
Janne Bondi JOHANNESSEN, University of Oslo
0801-07KEEPING ETHIOPIA DIGITALLY IN SYNC: THE ROLE OF A COORDINATING AGENCY FOR PROGRESS ON DIGITAL SUPPORTS FOR ETHIOPIAN LANGUAGESIsabelle A. ZAUGG, Postdoctoral Research Scholar at Columbia University's Institute for Comparative Literature and Society
0801-08COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTIC RESOURCES FOR ETHIOPICASMELASH Teka Hadgu, L3S Research Center
0801-09SOMALI CORPUS: A FRAMEWORK FOR LINGUISTIC ANNOTATIONJAMA Musse Jama, Institute of Research, Heritage Preservation and Development, Redsea Cultural Foundation, Hargeysa, Somaliland
0801-11ADDRESSING ETHIOPIC LAYOUT REQUIREMENTS AT THE WORLD WIDE WEB CONSORTIUMDANIEL Yacob, Ge'ez Frontier Foundation
0801-12OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN THE DIGITIZATION OF THE YAREDIC CORPUSDANIEL Yacob, Ge'ez Frontier Foundation
0801-13ELECTRONIC PUBLICATION OF ETHIOPIAN MANUSCRIPT ARCHIVES: WHAT’S INVOLVED?Anaïs WION, CNRS, IMAF

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0802 Linguistic Challenges and Change in Multilingual Ethiopia

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0802-02SCRIPT CHOICE IN MULTILINGUAL ETHIOPIA: AN OPTION FOR A COMMON SCRIPT USEFEKEDE Menuta, Hawassa University
0802-03LANGUAGE STANDARDIZATION EFFORTS IN GURAGERonny MEYER, INALCO/LLACAN, Paris
0802-04ENDANGERMENT OF THE HOZO LANGUAGEKlaus-Christian KÜSPERT, NMS Ethiopia
Sophie KÜSPERT-RAKOTONDRAINY, NMS Ethiopia
0802-05ANALYSIS OF THE PAST AND PRESENT SIDAAMA ORTHOGRAPHIES ANBESSA Teferra, Department of Hebrew Language and Semitic Linguistics, Faculty of Humanities, Tel Aviv University, Israel
0802-06LANGUAGE CONTACT AND ITS EFFECTS ON GURAGE VARIETIES OF MUHERAWLACHEW Shumneka Nurga, Addis Ababa University
0802-07ETHNOLINGUISTIC IDENTITY AND MULTILINGUALISM AMONG SPEAKERS OF GURAGE LANGUAGE VARIETIESEMEBET Bekele, Addis Ababa University, Linguistics
0802-10FIVE ETHIOPIAN SPEECH CORPORADERIB Ado, Addis Ababa University
FEDA Negesse, Addis Ababa University
BAYE Yimam, Addis Ababa University
BINYAM Sisay, UNESCO
FEKEDE Menuta, Hawassa University
MOGES Yigezu, Addis Ababa University
Ronny MEYER, INALCO – Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales
Janne Bondi JOHANNESSEN, University of Oslo
0802-11WAITING ON A KEYBOARD: THE LATINIZATION OF AMHARIC IN THE DIGITAL SPHEREIsabelle A. ZAUGG, Postdoctoral Research Scholar at Columbia University's Institute for Comparative Literature and Society
0802-12THE CHALLENGES OF LANGUAGE STANDARDIZATION IN GAMOALMAZ Wasse Gelagay, Addis Ababa University
0802-13DESCRIPTION OF THE SECRET ‘LANGUAGES’ OF GURAGE WOMEN AND FUGAETAFERAHU Hailu, PhD Candidate, Addis Ababa University
0802-16MUTUAL INTELLIGIBILITY AMONG SPEAKERS OF GAMOTSTSOMEQUANINT Wanna, Hawassa University
0802-17MEDIA AND LANGUAGE USE SITUATIONS IN SNNPRS, ETHIOPIANIGUSSIE Meshesha Mitike, Hawassa University
0802-18GLOTTONYMS IN ETHIOPIAN LANGUAGESZELEALEM Leyew, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

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0804 Quantification and Numeration of Objects in Space in Ethiopian Languages.

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0804-01QUANTIFICATION AND NUMERATION OF ENTITIES IN SPACE IN GURAGEFEKEDE Menuta, Hawassa University
0804-02COUNTING AND MEASURING SYSTEMS OF OBJECTS IN EAST OMETO, GANTASINTAYEHU Semu, College of Arbaminch Teachers' Education, Ethiopia
0804-03MOTION EXPRESSIONS IN AMHARICGASHAW Arutie Asaye, Semantics and Pragmatics
0804-04QUANTIFICATION AND NUMERATION IN SIDAAMAANBESSA Teferra, Department of Hebrew Language and Semitic Linguistics, Faculty of Humanities, Tel Aviv University, Israel
0804-05INTERDEPENDENCE IN NUMBER AND DEFINITENESS MARKING IN OMOTICAZEB Amha, African Studies Centre, Leiden University
0804-06IS AMHARIC NUMBER CARDINAL AND ORDINAL ONLY?BAYE Yimam, Addis Ababa University
0804-07SOME ASPECTSOF CARDINAL AND ORDINAL NUMBERS IN OROMOSHIMELIS Mazengia, Addis Ababa University
0804-10GENDER AND NUMBER IN SAAHOESAYAS Tajebe, Mekelle University
0804-11MORPHOLOGICAL FOCUS MARKING IN INORTSEHAY Abza Debo, Lecturer at Hawassa University and PhD. candidate at Addis Ababa University, Dep't of Linguistics, Ethiopia

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0805 Past, Present and Future of Editing Ethiopian Texts: Regional and Global Perspectives

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0805-02THE ETHIOPIC NEW TESTAMENT: CRITICAL EDITIONS OF THE GE'EZ TEXT - THE HISTORY OF REGIONAL AND GLOBAL EFFORTSTimothy B. SAILORS, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
0805-05THE RELEVANCE OF NEW GƏʿƏZ TEXT EDITIONS FOR GRAMMAR AND LEXICOGRAPHYStefan WENINGER, Philipps-Universität Marburg
0805-06EDITING THE GÄDLÄ LALIBÄLA Nafisa VALIEVA, University of Hamburg
0805-07TOWARDS A COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF THE INDIGENOUS TEXT-CRITICAL METHODS OF ETHIOPIA: A FOCUS ON RECENTLY PRINTED GƎʾƎZ NEW TESTAMENTMERSHA Alehegne, Addis Ababa University
0805-08EDITING ETHIOPIAN TEXTS: THE CASE OF THE MORE ANCIENT LAYERAlessandro BAUSI, Universität Hamburg
0805-09EDITING THE DƏGGʷĀ: REFLECTIONS ON AN ONGOING PROJECT.Jonas KARLSSON, University of Hamburg
0805-10NEW TEXT-CRITICAL EDITION OF THE CHRONICLE OF JOHN OF NIKIU: METHODOLOGICAL ISSUESDaria ELAGINA, University of Hamburg
0805-12A ROYAL COURT ORDER LISTING THE TITLES AND RANKS OF OFFICE HOLDERS IN THE CHRISTIAN KINGDOM OF ETHIOPIA: EDITION AND HISTORICAL COMMENTARYSOLOMON Gebreyes, Universität Hamburg
0805-13EDITING HAGIOGRAPHIC TEXTS TRANSMITTED IN MULTIPLE-TEXT MANUSCRIPTS: A METHODOLOGICAL REFLECTIONAntonella BRITA, CSMC, Universität Hamburg
0805-15CRITERIA FOR A CRITICAL EDITION OF ETHIOPIC AMOSMaija PRIESS, Universität Hamburg, Asien-Afrika-Institut
0805-16REFORM AND THE FUTURE OF EDITING ETHIOPIAN MANUSCRIPTSLOU Kahssay, TCDSB
0805-18THE VOICE OF THE GWAŇŇ ABOUT THE “MONASTERY” OF DIMA GIYORGISGETATCHEW Haile, Hill Museum &Manuscript Library, Saint John's University, Minnesota, USA

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0806 Historical and Comparative Linguistics

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0806-01LINGUISTIC DISTANCE AND MUTUAL INTELLIGIBILITY AMONG SOUTH ETHIOSEMITIC LANGUAGES: A COMBINED APPROACHTEKABE Legesse Feleke, University of Verona, Italy
0806-02GRAMMATICALIZATION OF QӘL ‘GOURD’ IN AMHARICOrin D. GENSLER, Mekelle University
0806-03ARGUMENT AGAINST THE HYPOTHESIS: ALMOST ALL ROOTS IN OLD AND MODERN ‘ETHIOPIAN SEMITIC’ EITHER A OR B (OR C): THE CASE OF TIGRINYAFISSEHA Hailu, Aksum University College of Social Sciences and Languages
0806-04A SEMITIC PERSPECTIVE ON GEEZ. Jan RETSÖ, Gothenburg University, Sweden
0806-05ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS TO WOLF LESLAU’S COMPARATIVE DICTIONARY OF GE‘EZ (1987–2017)Leonid KOGAN, Higher School of Economics
0806-06LETTING EARLY GE’EZ FREE: GRAMMATICAL FEATURES OF THE ABBA GARIMA GOSPEL OF MARKFISSEHA Feleke, University of Toronto, Canada
0806-08THE FIRST PERSON PREFIXES IN SOUTH ETHIO-SEMITICMaria BULAKH, Russian State University for the Humanities - Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
0806-10CASE-MARKING IN ETHIO-SEMITIC AND CUSHITIC IN THE LIGHT OF LINGUISTIC CONVERGENCE AND DIVERGENCELutz EDZARD, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg and University of Oslo

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0807 Applied Linguistics, Orthography and Language Reform

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0807-01ORTHOGRAPHIC SYLLABLES OF AMHARIC: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONSABINET Sime Gebreyes, Mekelle University
0807-02TRENDS IN TIGRINYA PUNCTUATIONABATE Kassahun, Mekelle University
0807-03PROPOSED LANGUAGE REFORM FOR ETHIOPIALOU Kahssay, TCDSB

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0808 General Panel "Geez Literature"

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0808-01RECEPTION OF ETHIOPIC ENOCH IN GƎ‘ƎZ LITERATURE: ANNOTATED TRANSLATION AND TEXTUAL ANALYSIS OF SELECTED ETHIOPIC PROSE AND POETIC TEXTSHAILEYESUS Alebachew, PhD candidate
0808-03A FRESH LOOK AT THE KƏBRÄ NÄGÄŚT COLOPHON Michael KLEINER, Göttingen University, Germany
0808-04THE LATEST ACQUISITIONS OF ETHIOPIAN MANUSCRIPTS OF THE BAVARIAN STATE LIBRARY (MUNICH, GERMANY) Veronika SIX, Formerly member of Union Catalogue of Oriental Manuscripts in German Collections
0808-05THE RELATION OF GƎʾƎZ QƎNE TO ETHIOPIC TEXTUAL CULTURETADDELE Gedlie, Addis Ababa University
0808-06THE ETHIOPIAN ORTHODOX BOOK OF THE TRINITY: A HOMILY FROM THE MONASTIC ORDER OF DAQIQA ESTIFANOSSteffan A. SPENCER, University of Minnesota, Duluth
0808-07THE TRANSLATION LANGUAGE OF THE ETHIOPIC SƏNKƏSSĀRDorothea REULE, Universität Hamburg, Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies and Philipps-Universität Marburg (Germany)
0808-08TRANSDISCIPLINARY CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS (TCDA) AS A NEW PERSPECTIVE IN ETHIOPIAN STUDIESALELIGN Aschale Wudie, Addis Ababa Science and Technology University
0808-09WHAT THE GÄBIR 'EFFECTUATION' CAN TELL.GIDENA Mesfin Kebede, Postdoctoral researcher at the Technical University of Berlin
0808-10DATING THE HOMILY ON URIEL (DƎRSANÄ URA’EL)AMSALU Tefera, Addis Ababa University/Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
0808-11DISCOURSES ON ‘MAGIC’ IN ETHIOPIABogdan BURTEA, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
0808-12EVIDENCE OF THE FETHA NÄGÄST'S BROADER SOCIAL IMPACT ON EARLY MODERN ETHIOPIAN SOCIETYDavid SPIELMAN, University of California Los Angeles
0808-13ON ETHIOPIC HOMILIES ATTRIBUTED TO ST JOHN CHRYSOSTOMRafal ZARZECZNY, Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome

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0809 Sociolinguistic and Dialect Studies on Tigrinya

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0809-01THE USE OF LINGUISTIC TABOO DISCOURSES IN /WƏDDI MƏN/: ORAL GAME OF BRIDES IN EASTERN TIGRAIHAGOS Gebregziabher, PhD candidate in Addis Ababa University
0809-02ASPECTUAL CLASSIFICATION OF VERBS AND ARGUMENT STRUCTURE IN TIGRINYATEKLAY Kahsay, Addis Ababa University
0809-03MULTI READINGS OF TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL DEICTICS IN THE RAYYA TIGRIGNADAGNEW Mache Asgede, Arbaminch Universty, PhD Candidate, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

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0810 General Panel "Linguistic Studies on Amharic"

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0810-01AMHARIC EPISTEMIC VERBS AND THEIR COMPLEMENT CLAUSESMagdalena KRZYŻANOWSKA, Universität Hamburg, Germany
0810-02SOME UTTERANCE PARTICLES IN AMHARICMULUGETA Seyoum, Academy of Ethiopian Languages and Culture, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
0810-03PROSPECTIVE SEMANTIC ZONE IN MODERN AMHARICIosif FRIDMAN, St. Tikhon Orthodox University of Humanities, Moscow, Russian Federation, Russia
0810-05THE UNSETTLED STATUS OF AMHARIC AS FEDERAL LANGUAGE: HEGEMONY, INEQUALITIES, RESISTANCES, AND POLICY OPTIONSYONATTAN Araya, Mekelle University, College of Social Social Sciences and Languages, Ethiopia; Postdoctoral fellow of Peace and Conflict at the Institute of Dispute Resolution in Africa, College of Law, University of South Africa, South Africa

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0811 General Panel "Philological Studies on Modern Ethiopian Texts"

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0811-01THE WALABU SCRIPT ABOUT BALES’ HEROES: SELECTED TEXT TRANSLATION AND ANALYSISNURADDIN Aman, Addis Ababa University, Institute of Ethiopian Studies
0811-02LITERATURE OF PROGRESS: THE HISTORY OF SOVIET TRANSLATIONS INTO AMHARIC.Nikolay STEBLIN-KAMENSKY, Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography
0811-03THE 19TH CENTURY COURT DOCUMENT OF HARARMUNA Abubeker, Addis Ababa University- Department of Linguistics & Philology
0811-04CONTEXTUAL ANALYSIS OF THE SUNG AND UNSUNG FLAG ANTHEMS OF ETHIOPIAMESFIN Messele, Addis Ababa University

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0812 General Panel "Studies in Cushitic and Omotic Languages"

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0812-01SPECIAL LANGUAGE USE BY WOMEN IN SOME HIGHLAND EAST CUSHITIC LANGUAGES: A DESCRIPTIVE AND COMPARATIVE ANALYSISAKLILU Yilma, Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa University
0812-05LANGUAGE CONTACT AND CODE-SWITCHING : THE SOMALI LANGUAGE IN DJIBOUTIHawa ABDILLAHI FARAH, Aix-Marseille University

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