A two days colloquium at the University of Toronto’s Medieval studies explored the medieval era in Ethiopia .
Scholars touched upon Ethiopia’s culture history, language and artefacts during the medieval era .
Dr. Gelila Tilahun, an IT professional who created a software to preserve medieval artefacts for the University of Toronto told ethiofidel.com that the conference showed Ethiopia’s contribution to the history of the medieval era .
The medivieal Ethiopia conference that brought several scholars could give more prominence to the newly initiated Ethiopian studies at the University of Toronto Tilahun remarked .
A microfilm archives of Ethiopia’s medieval era was screened at the occasion .
Upon the establishment of Ethiopian studies at the University of Toronto, a course in Geez, ancient Ethiopian language is being offered .
The Ethiopian origin Canadian grammy winner artist Abel Tesfaye, A.K.A The Weeknd donated 50,000 for the kick start of Ethiopian studies at the Univeraity of Toronto