To watch back our previous events please visit the links below. 


Footsteps of the Emperor film screening
 + Q&A
Chaired by Rob Mitchell
Q&A with film’s Director Shawn Naphtali Sobers and Benjamin Zephaniah
To watch recording of the event – click here

Representations of Saint George in Ethiopian art and culture
A journey into the fascinating Ethiopian manuscripts in the British Library collection.
Talk by Eyob Derillo
Chaired by Rev. Nigel Rawlinson, Bath Abbey
To watch recording of the event – click here

 

IMPERIAL EXILE
Exploring Emperor Haile Selassie’s time living and travelling in Britain – 1936 – 1940
Talk by Keith Bowers
Chaired by Marlene Bertrand
To watch recording of the event – click here


Mystical connections between Bath and Ethiopia
Talk by Ras Benji
Chaired by Ras Hugo Makepeace
To watch recording of the event – click here

 


Contemporary Rastafari Art – symposium

Exploring the inspirations behind some of work of the world’s leading Rastafari artists.

Tafari Gallery curator Kingsley Jahsiah with 

Lois Cordelia, Colin Murray, Abba Yahuda Selassie and Ras Elijah Tafari
To watch recording of the event – click here

 

 

History and Theology of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Talks by Rev. Abate Gobena, Dr Cressida Marcus and Anansa Auguste
Chaired by Professor John Strachan
To watch recording of the event – click here

History and Theology of Rastafari Livity
Speaker – Ras Shango
Chaired by Aleema Gray
To watch recording of the event – click here

 

 

Emperor birthday symposium

Exploring the Residences of Emperor Haile-Selassie
Guided tours between Addis Ababa and Bath – The HIM international network of residence sites
Dr. Takele Merid, Pauline Swaby, and William Heath with the moderation of Keren Kuenberg
and welcome note by Princess Esther Antohin, are inviting you to join this one-of-a-kind remote live tour.

To watch a recording of the event – click here

 

 

King Solomon and Queen of Sheba Opera – online screening event + Q&A
Watch the video of this epic opera and meet composer Juwon Ogungbe, 

Movement Director Gabriella Solano, and actress Alison Crookendale.
Q&A chaired by Dana Saxon

To watch a recording of the event – click here

 


The story of Sylvia Pankhurst and the Anglo-Ethiopian Society
Talk by Dr Angela Raven-Roberts
Chaired by Dr Penelope Wickson
To watch a recording of the event – click here

 


Supporting our Elders and Communities 
(
The Emperor’s Gift in Action)
The African-Caribbean and Asian communities in Bath, and
fulfilling the wishes of the Emperor in the care for the elders at Fairfield House

Talk by Pauline Swaby
Chaired by Princess Black
To watch a recording of the event – click here

 

My Ethiopia in Art
Artist talk by Rediat Abayneh
Chair – Jennifer Sharratt
To watch a recording of the event – click here


The life and work of Empress Menen Asfaw
Speaker – 
Natika Selassie

Q&A joined by Askala Selassie
Chair – 
Oluwatosin Onile-Ere-Rotimi, Imperial Voice presenter
To watch a recording of the event – click here