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Tsega Etefa

Associate Professor of History and Africana and Latin American Studies
History, 316 Alumni Hall
p 315-228-7515

Degree

BA (1992), MA (1997), Addis Ababa University; PhD, Hamburg University

Teaching Experience

Addis Ababa University Graduate Assistant (1992-93); Assistant Lecturer (1993-1997); Lecturer (1997-2005)

Specialties

African history and culture

Interests

Ethnic relations, conflict/peace religious research

Publications

Cover of Inter-Ethnic Relations on a Frontier: Mätäkkäl (Ethiopia), 1898-1991Cover of Integration an Peace in East Africa: A History of the Oromo Nation

Book cover: Conflict Resolution through Cultural Tolerance

Books:

Integration and Peace in East Africa: A History of the Oromo Nation, Palgrave MacMillan, 2012

Inter-Ethnic Relations on a Frontier: Mätäkkäl (Ethiopia), 1898-1991, Harrassowitz Verlag: Wiesbaden, 2006.

Research Report:

Conflict Resolution through Cultural Tolerance: An Analysis of the Michu Institution in Metekkel Region, OSSREA, Addis Ababa, 2002.

Journal Articles:

“A Great African Nation: The Oromo in Some European Accounts,” The Journal of Oromo Studies 17, No. 1(2010): 87-110.

“Pan-Oromo Confederations in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries”, The Journal of Oromo Studies, 1, Vol.15, (March 2008), 19-40.

“Christian Influences on Shinasha Oral Traditions”, Hamburger Afrikanistische Arbeitspapiere (HAAP) 3, Hamburg, 2005, 1-12.

Book chapter:
“Protestant Mission Activities and Persecutions in Bahir Dar: A Chronicle, 1968-1994”, Ethiopia and the Missions: Historical and Anthropological Insights, Verena Böll et al (eds.), Munster, 2005, 209-220.

Encyclopaedia Entries:

“Ras Tesemma” Dictionary of African Biography (2011

“Leeqaa,” Encyclopaedia Aethiopica III,Siegbert Uhlig (ed.), Harrassowitz Verlag:Wiesbaden, 2007, 541-542

“Meedhicha” (with Dr. Paul Baxter),Encyclopaedia Aethiopica III,Siegbert Uhlig (ed.), Harrassowitz Verlag: Wiesbaden, 2007, 907.

“Machakkal," Encyclopaedia Aethiopica III,Siegbert Uhlig (ed.), Harrassowitz Verlag:Wiesbaden,2007, 615.

“Ras Mesfin,” Encyclopaedia Aethiopica III,Siegbert Uhlig (ed.), Harrassowitz Verlag:Wiesbaden,2007, 832-833.

”Nejjo,” Encyclopaedia Aethiopica III,Siegbert Uhlig (ed.), Harrassowitz Verlag:Wiesbaden,2007, 1113-1114

“Gebre Sellassie” (Biftu Anno), Encyclopaedia Aethiopica II,Siegbert Uhlig (ed.), Harrassowitz Verlag:Wiesbaden,2005, 2005, 627-628.

“Ateetee,” Encyclopaedia Aethiopica I,Siegbert Uhlig (ed.), Harrassowitz Verlag:Wiesbaden, 2003, 391-192.

Distinctions

Summer Peacekeeping Institute, June 2006, World Learning, School for International Training, Brattleboro, Vermont; Hamburg University Research Assistant in Ethiopian Studies; Hamburg University selection of my dissertation for publication in a prestigious series Athiopistische Forschungen of the University; Fritz Thyssen Stifung travel award for research at Durham University; Berghof Stiftung Research grant award; DAAD Scholarship award for PhD research; Organization for Social Science research in Eastern and Southern Africa Research grant award