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Cartographic sources and territorial transformations of Ethiopia since the late 18th century - ETHIOMAP

The research project consists of two partner projects which are being carried out in parallel in France (funded by the ANR) and in Germany (funded by the DFG). The aim of the research project is the systematic collection, classification and analysis of historical maps from and about Ethiopia, which are often unknown in Ethiopian research.

01/2016 - 01/2019

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) :
106 000 Euro

Project management

Holder of the Professorship for Global history (Historisches Seminar)
Kartografiegeschichte Forschungsgeschichte Ethnohistorie afrikanisches Kulturerbe afrikanische Geschichte Geographiegeschichte Kolonialgeschichte Äthiopistik

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Research focus

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