Conferencistas

Dr. Paul Amar
Universidad de California Santa Barbara

Amar es profesor del Departamento de Estudios Globales de la Universidad de California en Santa Bárbara. Actualmente se desempeña como Director del Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies. Antes de comenzar su carrera académica, trabajó como periodista en El Cairo, reformador de la policía y activista de los derechos sexuales en Río de Janeiro, y como especialista en resolución de conflictos y desarrollo económico en Naciones Unidas. Sus libros incluyen:Cairo  Cosmopolitan (2006); New Racial Missions of Policing (2010); Global  South to the Rescue (2011); Dispatches from the Arab Spring (2013);  y The Middle East and Brazil (2014). Su libro, «The Security Archipelago» fue galardonado con el Premio Charles Taylor al «Mejor libro del año» en 2014 por la Sección de Métodos Interpretativos de la Asociación Americana de Ciencias Políticas.

Professor in the Global Studies Department at the University of California Santa Barbara, he is a political scientist and  anthropologist. He currently serves as Director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies. Before he began his academic career, he worked as a journalist in  Cairo, a police reformer and sexuality rights activist in Rio de  Janeiro, and as a conflict-resolution and economic development  specialist at the United Nations. His books include:  Cairo  Cosmopolitan (2006); New Racial Missions of Policing (2010); Global  South to the Rescue (2011); Dispatches from the Arab Spring (2013);  and The Middle East and Brazil (2014). His book, «The Security Archipelago» was awarded the Charles Taylor  Award for «Best Book of the Year» in 2014 by the Interpretive Methods  Section of the American Political Science Association.

Dra. Frances Hasso
Duke University

Frances S. Hasso is Associate Professor in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at Duke University. She holds secondary appointments in the Department of Sociology and the Department of History. She is a 2018-2019 Fellow at the National Humanities Center. She is an Editor Emerita of the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies (2015-2018). She joined the Duke faculty in 2010 after 10 years at Oberlin College. Her scholarship focuses on gender and sexuality in the Arab world. In 2016, Frances S. Hasso published with Zakia Salime Freedom without Permission: Bodies and Space in the Arab Revolutions (Duke University Press). Recent publications also include «Civil and the Limits of Politics in Revolutionary Egypt” in Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (Vol. 35:3, 2015), as well as «Bargaining with the Devil: States and Intimate Life», in the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies (Vol. 10:2, 2014). Her 2011 monograph, Consuming Desires: Family Crisis and the State in the Middle East (Stanford University Press 2011), won a 2011 Outstanding Academic Title Award from Choice Magazine.  She is author of Resistance, Repression and Gender Politics in Occupied Palestine and Jordan (Syracuse University Press).


Dra. Nadya Sbaiti
Smith College

Nadya Sbaiti es profesora asistente de historia en el Smith College. Ella se especializa en las historias sociales y culturales del Medio Oriente moderno. Sus intereses de investigación incluyen manifestaciones espaciales de proyectos coloniales y nacionales, métodos coloniales de control social a través de prisiones y asilos, la producción de la historia como práctica discursiva y material, turismo y patrimonio, y cultura popular contemporánea (música, cine, juegos y realidad) televisión).

Nadya Sbaiti is an assistant professor of history at Smith College. She specializes in the social and cultural histories of the modern Middle East. Her research interests include spatial manifestations of colonial and national projects, colonial methods of social control through prisons and asylums, the production of history as both discursive and material practice, tourism and heritage, and contemporary popular culture (music, film, game shows and reality television).


Dr. Rodrigo Adem
El Colegio de México

Es un historiador intelectual y social de MedioOriente. Recibió su licenciatura en Historia y Literatura Alemana de la Universidad de Wisconsin, Madison en 2006. En 2009 recibió su maestría de la Universidad de Chicago en Lenguas y Civilizaciones del Cercano Oriente (NELC). En 2015 recibió su doctorado de NELC en la Universidad de Chicago. Ha enseñado a estudiantes de licenciatura y posgrado en UNC Chapel Hill, la Universidad de Chicago y la Universidad de Harvard. Actualmente es profesor-investigador en El Colegio de México, en la Ciudad de México. Actualmente está escribiendo su primera monografía, titulada tentativamente Necessary Proof: The Great Epistemic Shift in Classical Islam. Este libro es una historia intelectual y social que analiza los procesos subyacentes al desarrollo más amplio del pensamiento islámico del siglo VIII al XIII.

He is an intellectual and social historian of the Middle East. He received his BA in History and German Literature from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2006. In 2009 he received his MA from the University of Chicago in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (NELC). In 2015 he received his PhD from NELC at the University of Chicago. He has taught undergraduate and graduate students at UNC Chapel Hill, the University of Chicago, and Harvard University. He is currently a research professor at El Colegio de México, in Mexico City. He is currently writing his first monograph, tentatively titled Necessary Proof: The Great Epistemic Shift in Classical Islam. This book is an intellectual and social history that analyzes processes underlying the broader development of Islamic thought from the 8th to the 13th century.


Mariana Tume
Cámara Árabe Mexicana de Industria y Comercio

Mariana Tume desempeñó distintos cargos en la Cámara Árabe Mexicana de Industria y Comercio (CAMIC), y desde 2018 funge como presidenta de la misma. Desde este año también fue nombrada presidenta del Comité Empresarial de México y Países del Consejo de Cooperación del Golfo. Es licenciada en Relaciones Internacionales por la Universidad del Valle de México.

Mariana Tume held different positions in the Mexican Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce (CAMIC), and since 2018 she serves as president of the same. Since this year she was also appointed president of the Business Committee of Mexico and Countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council. She has a degree in International Relations from the Universidad del Valle de México.