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Ethiopia: The Last Two Frontiers

29 November 2011 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Chatham House, London

Participants

Professor John Markakis, Author, Ethiopia: The Last Two Frontiers
Respondent: Professor Christopher Clapham, Cambridge University
Chair: Sally Healy OBE, Associate Fellow, Africa Programme, Chatham House

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Overview

The author of numerous works on Ethiopia, Professor Markakis will discuss his new book on the country’s efforts to integrate a multicultural empire into a modern nation state. He will argue that there are two major obstacles to the Ethiopian state achieving the secure borders that a mature nation state requires which he will outline at this event. Professor Christopher Clapham will respond to and debate his key arguments.

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