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The Institute of Oromo Studies (IOS), Jimma University is organizing the Fifth International Oromo Studies Conference to be held from 26th–27th May, 2020 at Jimma University, Oromia, Ethiopia. The conference welcomes abstracts with full length paper from scholars and students around the world.

The two days Conference collaboratively organized by the Institute of Oromoo Studies (IOS) in Jimma University and Institute of Oromoo and Afro-Asiatic Studies in Wollega University is the third of its kind hosted successively for the last three years.

The Gadaa Center at Odaa Hullee has been reinstalled after two centuries of interruption on January 22 and 23, 2018. Jimma University has played an immense role in the process of the revitalization through taking the initiative and collaborating with Jimma Zone Culture and Tourism Office.