The Journal of Oromo Studies, Vol. 20, No. 1 & 2 by the Oromo Studies Association (E-Book)
The Journal of Oromo Studies (JOS) is a leading scholarly publication of the Oromo Studies Association (OSA). Issued twice a year, the journal publishes articles pertaining to all areas of Oromo Studies past, present and future, including topics related to the Oromo Diaspora worldwide. Its interdisciplinary scope and revisionary approach offers readers a critical view of the socioeconomic, political and cultural achievements of the Oromo people in their interactions with the people of the Horn of Africa.
Reflecting the diverse interests of OSA members, the journal emphasizes multidisciplinarity and embraces variety by publishing articles that allow both the specialist and the general reader gain far-reaching insights and a thorough understanding of the Oromo people and the Horn of Africa region.
The contributed essays included in this issue are:
What Do the Oromo Want? Looking Back and Looking Forward on Oromo Studies and OSA
Keynote Remarks, Oromo Studies Association Annual Meeting, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, July 14-15, 2012
Bonnie K. Holcomb
Encounter of Macca Oromo Religion with Evangelical Christianity: A Look at the Meaning of Conversion
The Somalia Nightmare: A Geo-Political Explanation
“Great Man” or “Great Myth”? Meles Zenawi: Historic or Mythic Ideologue?