The two days conference on Geez language and literature has started today at Bahir Dar town. Researchers from various universities, Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church scholars, government officials, various Medias and others are attending the conference.
A heated debate and discussion is expected on eight research papers that are to be presented on the session. Pre Christian era inscriptions and their role in Ethiopia and the horn of Africa’s history, Geez and Ethiopian literature, Geez literature and the study of Ethiopian history, Geez poetry and its philosophy are some of the topics that would be raised by the papers for discussion.
The first Geez conference was held last year in Axum.