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2018-2019 Research Colloquium Series

This monthly series features the UMAPS fellows and their scholarly work. The talks prepared and presented by each visiting scholar are designed to promote dialogue on topics, and to share their research with the larger U-M community.

October 18 (Koessler Room) 

Tebaber Chanie Workneh. “The Roles and Status of Indigenous Medicine for Primary Health Care Services in the Amhara National Regional State (ANRS), Ethiopia” 

Christina Osei-Asare. “Formulation of Solid Dosage Form of Lippia Multiflora for Managing Stress and Hypertension” 
November 15 (Kalamazoo Room) 

Uhuru Phalafala. “Restless Natives, Indigenous Languages, and Revolution: Keorapetse Kgositsile’s Critical Biography” 

Okechukwu Nwafor. “The Ubiquitous Image: Obituary Photographs in South-Eastern Nigeria and the Allure of Public Visibility” 

Kholekile Malindi. “An Investigation of the Labour Market Determinants of Income Dynamics for a Highly Unequal Society: The South African Case” 
December 13 (Koessler Room) 

Patrick Cobinnah. “Climate Change Adaptation in Africa's Urban Planning Context” 

Faida Zacharia. “Small-scale Groundwater Irrigated Agriculture and Livelihoods in Drylands Areas: A Case of Dodoma Region, Tanzania” 

Demis Mengist Wudeneh. “Implications of Large-scale Agricultural Investment for Livelihood Security and Regional Development: The Case of Gambella Region, Southwest Ethiopia” 
January 17 (Koessler Room) 

Zerihun Birehanu. “Politics, Performance, and Governance in Ethiopia” 

David Tshimba. “Transgressing the State: An Inquiry into Violence in the Rwenzori Borderlands, ca.1830-1998” 

Jacqueline Adongo. “Rethinking Childhood: Child Identity Formation in Post-War Northern Uganda” 
February 14 (Koessler Room) 

Adélaïde Nieguitsila. “Microbial Water Quality and Biological Contamination in Lakes of the Moyen-Ogooué Region” 

Kabir Otun. “Iron Carbide Fischer-Tropsch Catalysts for the Conversion of Biomass to Liquid Transportation Fuels” 

Lemlem Beza Demisse. “Knowledge and Practices of Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome and Factors that Influence Treatment Seeking Behaviors at Black Lion Hospital of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia”