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Beyond the Arab Uprisings, Rediscovering the MENA region

XII SeSaMO Conference | January 16-17, 2015

FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, MORNING

 

 

9.00 – 9.30

 

 

Aula Magna Silvio Trentin, Ca’ Dolfin

 

 

 

OPENING REMARKS

 

 

Professor MICHELE BUGLIESI

 

 

Rector Magnificus, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

 

 

Professor ANNA CARDINALETTI

 

 

Director, Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies

 

 

Professor SUSANNA REGAZZONI

 

 

Director, School of International Relations

 

 

Welcoming Address by the President of SeSaMO, Professor MATTEO LEGRENZI

 

 

 

9.30 – 11.00

 

Aula Magna Silvio Trentin, Ca’ Dolfin

 

 

Keynote speech by Professor EUGENE ROGAN

 

 

Conflicting Agreements: Wartime Partition Plans and the Postwar Disorder in the Middle East

 

 

PANEL 1 – THE END OF BORDERS

 

 

PANEL 2 - OTHER SPRINGS: REDISCOVERING MIZRAHI CULTURES IN CONTEMPORARY ISRAEL

 

 

PANEL 3 – THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN UNDER HASSAN ROUHANI: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE

 

 

PANEL 4 – WHAT ECONOMIC CHANGES? THEORETICAL DEBATES AND ACTORS AT STAKE IN THE MENA REGION

 

 

PANEL 5 – ORIGINES ET DÉVELOPPEMENTS DES SYSTÈMES PARTISANS DU MONDE ARABE: UNE PERSPECTIVE COMPARATIVE

 

 

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, AFTERNOON

 

 

PANEL 6 – WRITING THE ARAB MODERNITY: GENRE, WORLD VIEW, AND LITERARY CANON

 

 

PANEL 7 – EXPERIMENTAL AND ALTERNATIVE URBANISM IN THE MENA REGION: BUILDING A CRITICAL AND “POLITICAL” RESEARCH ON THE “NEW” MODES OF MAKING THE CITY

 

 

PANEL 8 – THE RISE OF THE GULF IN THE CONTEMPORARY MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

 

 

PANEL 9 – ARAB WOMEN AND MEDIA IN CHANGING LANDSCAPES: REALITIES AND CHALLENGES. GULF ARAB AND EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVES

 

 

PANEL 10 – LEBANON FACING THE ARAB UPRISINGS. BETWEEN INTERNAL CHALLENGES AND EXTERNAL CONSTRAINTS

 

 

PANEL 11 – ELECTORAL FRAMEWORK AND PARTY SYSTEMS IN THE PERSIAN GULF AFTER THE ARAB SPRING

 

 

PANEL 12 – THE ARAB WORLD AND SAHELIAN AFRICA: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF AN EVOLVING RELATIONSHIP

 

 

PANEL 13 – THE INTEREST OF ANALYSING PUBLIC MANAGEMENT IN NORTH AFRICAN COUNTRIES UNDER THE GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORK

 

 

 

18.00 – 19.00

 

Aula Magna Silvio Trentin, Ca’ Dolfin

 

Roundtable (in Italian):

 

MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES IN ITALY: JOBS AND OPPORTUNITIES

 

 

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 17, MORNING

 

9.00 – 10.30, Aula Magna Silvio Trentin, Ca’ Dolfin

 

 

Keynote speech by Professor NADJE AL-ALI

 

 

Why Gender Matters: A Feminist Perspective on Protest, Political Transition and Violence in the Middle East

 

 

PANEL 14 – A NEW WAVE? EXPLORING THE EXPERIENCES OF THE YOUTH IN THE MENA REGION

 

 

PANEL 15 - CONSTRUCTING AND SUBVERTING GENDER NORMS IN THE MIDDLE EAST: HISTORY, POLITICS AND NARRATIVES OF NON NORMATIVE SEXUALITIES

 

 

PANEL 16 – THE ARAB SPRINGS AND THE WEST

 

 

PANEL 17 – ETHNOGRAPHIES OF MOBILITY IN THE ARAB MIDDLE EAST AND IN ITALY

 

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 17, AFTERNOON

 

 

PANEL 15 (Session 2) – CONSTRUCTING AND SUBVERTING GENDER NORMS IN THE MIDDLE EAST: HISTORY, POLITICS AND NARRATIVES OF NON NORMATIVE SEXUALITIES

 

 

PANEL 18 (Session 2) – BOUNDARIES AND IDENTITY SPACES IN THE CONTEMPORARY MIDDLE EAST

 

 

PANEL 19 – PUBLIC POLICING THE MIDDLE EAST: EXPLORING THE MICRO-FOUNDATIONS OF REGIME PERSISTENCE IN THE ARAB WORLD

 

 

PANEL 20 – ARAB SENSITIVITIES AFTER THE UPRISINGS. ARAB ART AND ITS PERCEPTION OF REALITY: CHANGES AND INNOVATIONS

 

 

PANEL 21 – “PRINTEMPS ARABE”: POURQUOI L’EFFET DOMINO N’A T-IL PAS EU LIEU?

 

 

PANEL 22 – CO-IRIS: ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVES ON THEORY AND PRAXIS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

 

 

PANEL 23 – CREATIVE RESISTANCE AND TRANSNATIONAL POLITICAL COUNTER-CULTURE IN THE REVOLUTIONARY “GRIND”

 

 

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