The archaeology of death in ancient and medieval Ethiopia.
Megalithic monuments in Ethiopia, Eritrea, the African Horn in general and beyond. Their socio-economic and other significance and chronology.
Ethiopian Archaeology of the proto-historical and historical pre-Aksumiteš and Aksumite periods, First Millennia BC and AD.
The history and archaeology of Islam in Eastern Africa.
Ancient, Medieval and Modern Ethiopian History. History of Ethiopian burial practices.
Oral traditions, their importance, validity and significance in the study of the history of Ethiopia and Eritrea.
Comparative and anthropological approaches to demographic, ethnic, social and cultural change among the South Semitic-speaking peoples (Geez, Tigre, Tigray, Amhara, Guraghe, Harari, Argobba etc.) in the Horn of Africa.
Historical Linguistics, Ethnohistory, and Architecture of Eastern Africa with particular emphasis of Northern Ethiopia and Eritrea.
Archaeology and History of the Semitic World, including North-East of Africa (Egypt, Sudan, Somalia, Kenya), South Arabia and the Semitic part of the Middle East.
Ethnoarchaeological and material culture studies in the Horn of Africa.