On Friday, January 22, Helina Woldekiros, assistant professor of archaeology at Washington University, will speak on “Niche Economy: The Afar Salt Caravan Route and the Political Economy of the Aksumite State (400 BCE-CE 900), Ethiopia.”

1 p.m., Zoom Webinar: https://umich.zoom.us/j/91766825227
Live Transcript will be provided and the talk will be recorded

This is the first of six online lectures in a special series presented this semester by the University of Michigan Department of Anthropology and the Museum of Anthropological Archaeology.

Co-sponsored by the Interdepartmental Program in Classical Art and Archaeology, the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, the Department of Middle East Studies, and the African Studies Center at the University of Michigan.

The events are free and open to the public.