The Oromo culture is governed by an egalitarian Gada democratic system of administration. Power to administer the affairs of the nation and the leg
The Institute of Oromo Studies (IOS) at Jimma University is a nonprofit research organization with the mission of fostering awareness and appreciation of indigenous Oromo Knowledge System and Practices. IOS was founded in March 2015 at ...
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.
The Institute of Oromo and Afro-Asiatic Studies (IOAS) of Wollega University and the Institute of Oromo Studies (IOS) of Jimma University are collaboratively organizing the Third International Oromo Studies Conference which will be hosted at Wollega University on April 6-7, 2018. Abstracts on a wide range of