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.
Conference Grand Theme: Oromo in the Horn of African Discourses
The Conference welcomes research papers that examine various discourses of/on Oromo from multidisciplinary areas, focusing on contemporary discourses of economy, history, socio-culture, literature and history. The research paperswhich explore the discourse and practices of Ethiopian Federal system as an opportunity and challenge from the perspectives of Ethiopia and wider East African geopolitical landscape is among the priority areas of the conference. The International Conference on Oromo in the Horn of African Discourses aims to bring together prominent academic scientistsand researchers to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Discourses mentioned above. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent trends, and concerns as well as practical roots of challenges and feasible solutions on points of divergence in Ethiopia.
Research Papers which scrutinize the following areas are welcome:
Submission of papers and key deadlines
The languages of the conference are English and Afaan Oromoo.
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Contact: Jimma University, Institute of Oromo Studies (IOS)