About the Journal

Journal of Ethiopian Studies (JES) is the first and the oldest academic journal in the entire history of Addis Ababa University, established in 1963 with the aim of conducting, promoting, and coordinating research and publications on Ethiopia, with particular emphasis on humanities, social sciences and cultural studies. It’s a bi-annual journal published bilingually in Amharic and English (Ge’ez, French and Italian under special circumstances). JES publishes well-researched, scholarly articles, book reviews, proceeding papers and so on which Ethiopian issues are based. The journal’s scope covers (but is not limited to) Linguistics, Literature, Philology, History, Anthropology, Sociology, Political Science, and indigenous studies.