The Anglo-Ethiopian Society
Lectures - Black History Month with Æthiopia - A lecture afternoon in Liverpool
organised by The Æthiopiological Society
Saturday 12th October 2013
12:00 - 4:00 pm in the Kuumba Imani Millennium Centre, 4 Princes Rd, Liverpool, L8 1TH
Two lectures in an afternoon organised as part of Black History Month by The Æthiopiological Society.
Open to the public, all welcome, entry fee £3.50 for the afternoon.
Lecture - Gondar's Child in Israel - Ethiopian Jewish Society & Zefen by Dr Marilyn Herman.
Ethiopia's rich cultural heritage includes the Beta Israel (House of Israel) or Ethiopian Jews.
Dr. Marilyn Herman a Social Anthropologist who taught at Oxford University and San Francisco State University gives a fascinating account of her research on this unique Ethnic group and their music and dance.
Lecture - The Ancient King named Æthiopia - & National Appellations by Rev. Deacon Gabra 'Agzi'aabhîr.
The name Æthiopia brings out diverse images depending on what our experience or concept is in relation to this appellation. The context here given goes to the very core meaning, namely, the first king from which the name is called and derived.
Rev. Deacon Gabra 'Agzi'aabhîr presents the historical proofs and analysis for this king named 'Aityopis who is of the early second century B.C.