Gadaa Journal, a Multidisciplinary Bilingual Journal of the Institute of Oromoo Studies (IOS) invites interested contributors to submit scholarly manuscripts pertinent to Oromoo life and work (Jiruufi Jireenya) for publication for its January 2020 Issue (Vol. 3, No.1).

The contributions can be in the forms of original articles, review articles, book reviews and short communications written either in Afaan Oromoo or English and submitted online via

  • Papers from the following and related areas are required:
  • Gadaa, an all-encompassing system of Oromoo
  • Afaan Oromoo (Linguistics, Literature & Education)
  • Astronomical Time Reckoning and Oromoo Calendar
  • Oromoo Creative Industry: Arts, Music, Film, Theatre, Cultural Design & Architecture
  • Identity, Discourse and Communication
  • Indigenous Education and behavioral studies
  • Development, Economy, Trade and Wellbeing
  • Oromoo Folklore/Culture and Philosophy
  • Oromoo Legal and Justice systems, dispute resolution mechanisms and survival strategies
  • Oromoo History, Heritage, Values and Principles of Socio-political Governance
  • Oromoo Institutions: Siinqee, Family, Marriage, Child Nurturing, etc
  • Oromoo Wellness, Healthcare and Healing Practices/Medication
  • Agricultural Practices, Human-Nature Interaction, Natural Resources Management and Environment

For further information about the journal or the procedures of its publication, please use the following address:

Tel. +251917804140/ +251911339596 E-mail: or

  1. O. Box: 378 Website –