Program

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Ninth Arab Week in Mexico

Accepted abstracts

*Unless indicated otherwise in the program, panelists will be presenting in Spanish

 

Friday, 19, 2018
Working Sessions: Translations and Cultural Production

10:30 – 12:00 hrs.
ROUND TABLE 1: Translations and translators (Multipurpose Room, Instituto de Investigaciones Filológicas, UNAM)

  • Panelist: Dr. Alberto Ruy Sánchez, Artes de México
  • Panelist: Dr. Antonio Saborit, Museo Nacional de Antropología
  • Panelist: Dr. Alfonso Alfaro, Artes de México
  • Panelist: Dra. Leila Makki-Hornedo, ENES Unidad Morelia, UNAM
Monday, October 22, 2018
Working Sessions: Mythologies

10:00 – 11:45 hrs.
PANEL 1: Mythologies (Auditorium, Casa de Humanidades, UNAM)

  • Panelist: Miguel Ángel Cabrera Sánchez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras
    • Title: Borges and the Simurgh bird: philosophy and intertextualities between Iran and fantastic literature
  • Panelist: Augusto Montero Razo, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Facultad de Estudios Superiores Acatlán
    • Title: The influence of the tales of Sinbad the Sailor in Western literature
  • Panelist: Ingrid Talia Rosas Felguerez, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Iztapalapa
    • Title: The threshold between two worlds. Humanism and El umbral entre los dos mundos. Humanismo y angelology in the thinking of Shihābuddīn Yahyā Sohravardī
  • Panelist: Sujaila Abigail Miranda Moreno, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
    • Title: The role of words in ancient cultures

 

16:00 – 17:30 hrs.
PANEL 2: Education and crisis (Auditorium, Casa de Humanidades, UNAM)

  • Panelist: Michelle Quiñones Guzmán, Universidad Iberoamericana, Campus León
    • Title: Education in emergencies: examples in the global scene and the Habesha Project as a case study in Mexico
  • Panelist: Betsy Fabiola Castillo Ríos, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
    • Title: Education in emergencies: Intensive course for Spanish learning and academic regularization (CIAERA) for Syrian students in Mexico’s Habesha Project
  • Panelist: Zaid Alshalabi, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies
    • Title: The returns to education in Yemen during 2013-2014 (in English)
  • Panelist: Abdeslam Badre, Mohammed 5 University of Rabat
    • Title: Optimising research mobility schemes against brain-drain of Early Careers and Young Researchers in the Arab Region (in English)
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Working Sessions: Middle East without Borders

10:00 – 11:45 hrs.
PANEL 3: Digital Ethnography (Room pending confirmation, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas)

  • Panelist: María José Sepeda Rodríguez, Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa
    • Title: Bloguistan: The transformation in Iranian Islamic feminisms
  • Panelist: Dania Lizzet Diaz Sanchez, Universidad Iberoamericana
    • Title: Paper revolutions
  • Panelist: Mohammed Alrawashdeh, University of Bridgeport
    • Title: Intermedia agenda-setting effect and Trump’s decision on Jerusalem: Comparative study of Arabic media in Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon (in English)

 

16:00 – 17:30 hrs.
PANEL 4: Contentious practices (Room pending confirmation, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas)

  • Panelist: Héctor Francisco Vega Deloya, Universidad de Sonora
    • Title: The veils of time: lebsianism and homosexuality in Islam from a historical-anthropological perspective
  • Panelist:A. Jaber, University of Exeter
    • Title: Infertility in the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Recentering Political and Social Infertility (in English)
  • Panelist: Stephanie Díaz de León, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
    • Title: Palestine: contentious practices of cultural resistance
  • Panelist: Iván Carrazco, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
    • Title: The voice of freedom: Artistic expressions in Egypt during the popular revolts of 2011
  • Panelist: Irais Fuentes, Universidad Autónoma de México, Xochimilco
    • Title: Contentious politics: culture as resistance facing the US occupation in Iraq
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

10:00 – 11:45 hrs.
PANEL 5: The past in the present (Room pending confirmation, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas)

  • Panelist: Suraia Abud Coaik, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
    • Title: The mortar and the mate: culinary memories of Lebaneses in Uruguay
  • Panelist: Edgar Daniel Maldonado Juárez, El Colegio de México
    • Title: The recuperation of Muḥammad ʻĀbid al-Ŷābrī’s philosophical legacy
  • Panelist: Sebastián Estremo Paredes, El Colegio de México
    • Title: Maps and toponyms as an instrument of war in Kurdistan
  • Panelist: Isaac Maldonado Castellanos, Instituto Politécnico Nacional
    • Title: Bimaristan: a contribution to medicine’s development
  • Panelist: Ángel Horacio Molina, Al Mustafa Open University
    • Title: From the Imam to the faqih: the juridicalization of authority in Shi’a Islam

 

10:00 – 11:45 hrs.
PANEL 6: Urbanism (Room pending confirmation, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas)

  • Panelist: Fatima Bourezi, Hassan II University de Casablanca
    • Title: The culture of transportation, the case of the bus in Casablanca: An ethnographical fieldwork on urban public transportation (in English)
  • Panelist: Rodrigo Octavio Tirado de Salazar, Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia
    • Title: Al-Andalus as a source of inspiration for Paleo-Hispanic urbanism in Mexico City
  • Panelist: Ahmed Mohammed Jihad, University of Fallujah
    • Title: The Role of Sustainable Development in The Design and Planning of Smart Cities Using GIS Techniques (Models of Arab Cities) (in English)

 

16:00 – 17:30 hrs.
PANEL 7: Nationalisms (Room pending confirmation, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas)

  • Panelist: Marcelo Marzouka, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
    • Title: State under occupation, rule without sovereignty: Continuity and rupture in the Palestinian juridical order
  • Panelist: Eduardo Rafael Salgado Ávila, El Colegio de México
    • Title: Brief history of the Egyptian feminism
  • Panelist: Tarik Zeraoui, Universidad Iberoamericana
    • Title: The national Argelian identity: from discourse to policy
  • Panelist: Julio César Romero Melo Granados, Universidad Mondragón México
    • Title: The reinterpretation of the Saudi identity
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Working Sessions: Mexico’s Foreign Policy towards the MENA region

8:30 – 10:00 hrs.
PANEL 8: Africa and the Middle East (Room pending confirmation, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Santa Fe Campus)

  • Panelist: Cintia Montserrat Alva Vargas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
    • Title: A look from South to South: Recognizing the historical process of political construction and the Somaliland state
  • Panelist: Itzel Pamela Pérez Gómez, El Colegio de México
    • Title: The role of civil society in Libya’s civil war: 2011-2015
  • Panelist: Mohamed Badine El Yattioui / Claudia Barona Castañeda, Universidad de las Américas Puebla
    • Title: Drug trafficking between Latin America and Africa: a contemporary case of global security and global governance
  • Panelist: Daniela Rojas Arroyo, Universidad de las Américas Puebla
    • Title: Social movements in the Western Sahara
  • Panelist: Amal Jmaii, Université de Tunis El Manar
    • Title: The Nexus of Migration, Employment and Regional Inequality Reduction in Tunisia: An Empirical Analysis (in English)

 

8:30 – 10:00 hrs.
PANEL 9: Diplomacia (Room pending confirmation, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Santa Fe Campus)

  • Panelist: Emma Taton, Sciences Po Bordeaux
    • Title: Evolution of the Palestinian diplomacy. From Oslo to the CPI
  • Panelist: Luis Alexander Montero Moncada, Strategy & Global Risk – Colombia
    • Title: Colombian foreign policy towards Palestine
  • Panelist: Paulino Rafael Robles Gil Cozzi, Hamad Bin Khalifa University
    • Title: 2022: The world goes to the Middle East. Challenges of the first World Cup in an Muslim-majority country

 

16:00 – 17:30 hrs.
PANEL 10: Asia and the Middle East (Room pending confirmation, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Santa Fe)

  • Panelist: Dolores Patricia Marín Díaz, Universidad de las Américas Puebla
    • Title: Hassan Rouhani’s reelection: where is the Islamic Republic heading towards?
  • Panelist: Miguel Ángel Maya Gómez, El Colegio de México
    • Title: A counterrevolutionary power? Russia and the Arab Spring
  • Panelist: Emanuela Buscemi, Universidad de Aberdeen / Universidad de Monterrey
    • Title: 2022: Resignifying community and civil society in Kuwait during the Arab Spring
  • Panelist: Katherine Wilson, Fordham University / City University of New York
    • Title: Stage Directions: transnational flows converged in a Jordanian youth theatre project (in English)
  • Panelist: Susana Segura López, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
    • Title: An Islamist threat?: the new debate regarding political Islam in the Saudi rhetoric

 

16:00 – 17:30 hrs.
RESEARCH WORKSHOP: Political complexities in the Middle East (Room pending confirmation, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Santa Fe Campus)

  • Panelist: José Jaime Ortiz Alejaldre, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
    • Title: Prospective of Mexico’s foreign policy towards the Persian Gulf to 2022
  • Panelist: Fernando Sinuhé Díaz Gómez, Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México
    • Title: The participation of Muslim communities in Iraq during the 2004 occupation
  • Panelist: José Alberto Pérez Contreras, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
    • Title: 2022: Water security in the Middle East: conflicts for Seguridad Hídrica en Medio Oriente: Conflicts over transboundary groundwater between Israel and Palestine
  • Panelist: Sheila Castillo Martínez, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Iztapalapa
    • Title: Tunisians against the regime! The origins of the revolution until its current reforms. The Arab Spring in Tunez, 2010-2014
Friday, October 26, 2018

10:00 – 11:45 hrs.
PANEL 11: Literature (Fray Bernardino de Sahagún Auditorium, Museo Nacional de Antropología)

  • Panelist: Damián Isaac Meléndez Manzano, El Colegio de México
    • Title: The poetic comparison and the affirmation of the sovereign in two epigraphic poets in Alhambra: Ibn Al-Jatib and Ibn Zamrak
  • Panelist: Fatemeh Hosseingholi Noori, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
    • Title: Love, a link between Eastern and Western cultures. A new reading of La Celestina, based on Ibn Hazm from Córdoba’s book “Collar de la Paloma del Alma”
  • Panelist: Mariam Saada/Daniela Méndez, Universidad de California, Los Ángeles
    • Title: Paleographic study of the “Breviario Çuni o ceremonario de la secta de Mahoma”
  • Panelist: Cossette Galindo Ayala, Independiente
    • Title: The Orient in María Zambrano’s work
  • Panelist: Lorenza Petit, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
    • Title: A theoretical proposal. Post-mahjari literature and Mexico as a case study

10:00 – 11:45 hrs.
PANEL 12: Aesthetic Echoes (Jaime Torres Bodet Auditorium, Museo Nacional de Antropología)

  • Panelist: Sofía Maricela Barrera Ruíz, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
    • Title: E=E. The dance in the Oriental dancer, the last orchestra instrument
  • Panelist: Isis Monserrat Guerrero Moreno, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana
    • Title: Alhambra. The paradise of the Nasrid sultans
  • Panelist: Leyali Zeraoui Sánchez, Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia
    • Title: 2022: Going beyond the dress: Tlemcen Bridal Costume, Intangible Cultural Heritage of Algeria
  • Panelist: Iskra A. Rojo Negrete, El Colegio de México
    • Title: Chords from the Arab world and the National Museum of Cultures —INAH. Examples of unity and diversity

 

16:00 – 17:30 hrs.
PANEL 13: Cinema (Fray Bernardino de Sahagún Auditorium, Museo Nacional de Antropología)

  • Panelist: Erika González Flores, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas
    • Title: Kurdish Cinema in exile: the case of Hiner Saleem
  • Panelist: Rohi Jehan, Jamia Millia Islamia
    • Title: Re-thinking Censorship in the Age of Post-cinema (in English)
  • Panelist: Jeremy Randall, City University of New York
    • Title: PFLP’s Revolutionary Praxis as a Template for Global Revolution (in English)