JU hosts the First International Conference on Oromo Studies

Jimma University organized the first international conference on Oromo studies under the grand theme ‘Oromo Knowledge Systems and Practices.’ The conference was held from 21st – 22nd May, 2016 at Jimma University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine Conference Hall. It was attended by dignitaries, representatives from several government institutions, university presidents, scholars extensively engaged in Oromo studies and Aba Gedas’ from different parts of Oromia National Regional State.

Historical Background

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH) is one of the seven colleges of Jimma University. Located on the main campus, the College brings together ten disciplines, each with a strong foundation in Community Based Education (CBE), and it delivers quality courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.