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“Ethiopian Futures: Moving Forward”

July 11, 2017 @ 8:00 am - July 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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MichiganThe third annual Ethiopia-Michigan Collaborative Consortium (EMC2) will be held under the theme “Ethiopian Futures: Moving Forward” from July 11 to 14, 2017 in Addis Ababa University at The Horn of Africa Regional Environment Center and Network, Gulele Botanic Garden meeting hall. This conference will explore the Ethiopia-Michigan collaboration in ways that include areas in the humanities, science, engineering, mathematics and social sciences.

The event will provide opportunities to develop interactions in an open and welcoming environment. Attendees will be able to meet with their collaborators to strengthen relationships, or to meet new partners to build new connections. We will discuss the achievements and challenges of ongoing collaborative work between Ethiopian and University of Michigan (U-M) colleagues, and develop new insights into Ethiopia and its future.

The consortium is organized and coordinated by the African Studies Center at the University of Michigan and Addis Ababa University; with event and travel grant funding provided by the Office of the Provost, Global Engagement and Interdisciplinary Academic Affairs.

It is open to faculty and student partners in Ethiopia, and to U-M faculty and students who are engaged or seek to engage in Ethiopia.

If you want to participate in the consortium, you need to register online through the following link until June 7, 2017 in Ethiopia:


Start: July 11, 2017 @ 8:00 am
End: July 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Event CategoryWorkshop
Venue Name: Headquarters of the Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network (HoA-REC&N)
Address: HoA-REC&N Headquarters, Gullele Botanic Garden P.O. Box 80773
Addis Ababa , Ethiopia
Phone: +251(0)118968400
Organizer Name: African Studies Center at the University of Michigan and Addis Ababa University