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"Domination and Betrayal: The Great War and the Modern World" - University of Washington History Lecture Series - 5 November 2014

“The Battle of Adwa: African Victory in the Age of Empire” – Ethiopian Heritage Society of North America, Silver Spring, MD, 2 March 2014

“The Uses of Celebrity: Menelik & Taytu after the Battle of Adwa” 9th International Conference on the History of Ethiopian Art & Architecture, University of Vienna, 5 September 2013.

"Mapping Adwa" International Conference on Ethiopian Studies, Dire Dawa, 2 November 2012

“The Battle of Adwa" EU delegation to the African Union, Addis Ababa, 27 October 2012

“The Battle of Adwa: African Victory in the Age of Empire” – Stanford University, 10 October 2012

“The Battle of Adwa: African Victory in the Age of Empire” – San Francisco State University, 9 October 2012

"Flanby, Patek, and the Invisible Man: Thoughts on the French Presidential Election" - University of Washington, 8 May 2012

"The Battle of Adwa" - Ethiopian Heritage Society of North America, Washington DC, 3 March 2012

"Imagining Adwa" - Harvard University, 27 February 2012

Book Reading - The Battle of Adwa: African Victory in the Age of Empire - University Bookstore, 2 February 2012

"The Color of Africa: Black and White at the Battle of Adwa—Ethiopia, 1896" Distinguished Katz Lecture for 2011, University of Washington, 25 January 2011

"The Battle of Algiers" an introduction to a screening of Gillo Pontecorvo's 1966 film, University of Washington, 18 February 2010

"After Adwa" International Conference on Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa, 2 November 2009

"Ethiopia in the American Imagination: When Menelik Came to America" African Studies Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, 14 November 2008

Interviews & Public Lectures

"Domination and Betrayal - The Great War and the Modern World" - a public lecture marking the centenary of WWI

John Welsh interviews Raymond Jonas about The Battle of Adwa: African Victory in the Age of Empire

An extended conversation with Abebe Gellaw of Ethiopian Satellite TV (ESAT)

Raymond Jonas talks to Harvard University Press about the battle of Adwa.

Jay Lockenour of Temple University interviews Raymond Jonas for New Books in Military History. (Click through image above to go to New Books web site.)