Conference: The First World War from Tripoli to Mogadishu (1911-1924)

I would like to draw your attention to a conference with the theme The First World War from Tripoli to Mogadishu (1911-1924) taking place today and tomorrow (Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016) at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia. A number of presentations will concern Libyan history:

Mostafa Minawi (Cornell University, Ithaca, New York):
“The Eastern Sahara and the Ottoman ‘Scramble for Africa'”

Gabriele Montalbano (EPHE/Università degli studi di Firenze):
“The Italian Community of Tunisia from Libyan Colonial Ambitions to First World War. A Colonial-Migrant Approach to an Italian Community under French Colonial Rule”

Eileen Ryan (Temple University, Philadelphia):
“The First World War and Resistance in the Libyan Oral History Project”

Salomon Addis Getahun (Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant):
“Italy’s Ethiopian Mercenaries, the Forgotten Trinbuli”

Andrea Ungari (Guglielmo Marconi University, Rome):
“The Italo-Turkish War: from a Colonial War to an European War”

Alessandro Volterra (Università degli studi Roma Tre):
“Italian Colonial Troops in the Libyan Theatre of Operations During the Great War”

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