Prince Asfa-Wossen Asserate Interview on Ethiopian History with Shannon Braswell, David Gornoski

Shannon Braswell of and David Gornoski, host of A Neighbor’s Choice, are joined by HH Prince Asfa-Wossen Asserate of Ethiopia, writer of “King of Kings”–the biography of Haile Selassie. The three discuss the enigmatic Aksumite Empire and its journey into the twentieth century, Ethiopia’s confrontation with colonialism, the African identity, Emperor Manelek’s fight against slavery, the fall of the League of Nations, the importance of manners, and more.

Prince Asfa-Wossen Asserate-Kassa PhD., is a member of the former Imperial House of Ethiopia, who has been living in Germany since the advent of the revolution in our country. Having studied Law, Economics and History in the Universities of Tübingen and Cambridge, he received a PhD. In Ethiopian History at the Goethe University of Frankfurt. He is now engaged as a Consultant for African & Middle Eastern Affairs, is a bestselling Author and a renowned Political Analyst. He is Patron of many welfare organisations and an Honorary Senator of the University of Tübingen.

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