INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP – MEDIEVAL ARCHAEOLOGY IN ETHIOPIA (Mercredi 9 Mars)

Mercredi 9 mars, de 9h à 17h30 se tiendra un atelier international dédié à l’archéologie médiévale en Ethiopie. Cet atelier, ouvert à tous et organisé par Simon Dorso, Amélie Chekroun et Julien Loiseau prendra place en salle Georges Duby, à la MMSH d’Aix-en-Provence.


Morning Programm 

9:00 – Welcoming coffee
9:15-9:30: Pr. Julien Loiseau, Dr. Simon Dorso 

Introduction to the workshop 

9:30 – 10:00:
Pr. Timothy Insoll (Al-Qasimi Chair in African and Islamic Archaeology, Centre for Islamic Archaeology, Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter)
Archaeological Perspectives on Contacts between Cairo and Eastern Ethiopia
in the 12th to 15th Centuries 

10:20 : Coffee Break 

10:30-11:00
Hannah Parsons-Morgan (al-Qasimi Doctoral Researcher, Centre for Islamic Archaeology, University of Exeter, ERC Becoming Muslim)
Chinese Ceramic Consumption in the Horn of Africa: Materialities and Modification at Mediaeval Harlaa, Eastern Ethiopia 

11:20-11:50
Dr. Nicholas Tait (Centre for Islamic Archaeology, Institute for Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter)
The Development of Local Ceramics from Harlaa, Eastern Ethiopia, in a Regional Perspective 

12:10-12:30 : Discussion 12:30- 13:30 : Lunch 

Afternoon Programm 

13:30-14:00
Dr. Hiluf Behre (Mekelle University, Collège de France)
The palace at Gud Bahri: its Functions from Residence, Metal Workshop to a Place of Worship 

14:20-14:50 :
Dr. Simon Dorso (ERC HornEast, IREMAM, Aix-Marseille University)
The Muslim Cemeteries of South-Eastern Tigray (Ethiopia): Islamic Burials and Funerary Practices at the Hearth of the Christian Kingdom 

15:10 : Coffee Break 

15:30-16:00 :
Dr. Anna Lagaron (ERC HornEast, IREMAM, Aix-Marseille University) & Pr. Julien Loiseau (ERC HornEast, Aix-Marseille University, IREMAM)
The Muslim Funerary Stelae from Bilet and Arra’s Cemeteries (South-Eastern Tigray, Ethiopia): Epigraphy, Materiality and Significance for the History of Early Islam in Ethiopia 

16:20-16:50 :
Dr Helina S. Woldekiros (Washington University in St. Louis)
Foodways on Medieval Trade Networks: Provisioning the Afar Salt Caravan route, Northern Ethiopia (1000 CE-1600 CE) 

17:10-17:30 : Open discussion and perspectives
Evening : All participants are cordially invited for dinner in Aix-en-Provence 

Le programme complet de l’atelier est à retrouver ici ou à télécharger ci-dessous: