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Update: 08 June 2014

18/08/2014
WOCMES 2014 - DAY 1
Yemen in Transition: Historic Opportunity or Intractable Crisis?
18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
C Hall
Roundtable
Stephen Steinbeiser, Susanne Dahlgren, Katherine Hennessey, Laurent Bonnefoy, Hamdan Dammaj, Wahbiya Sabra
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The European Unions Involvement in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) (I): Crises, Change and Continuity
18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
B Hall
Moderators: Dimitris Bouris; D: Irene Fernandez Molina
Mnevver Cebeci: The EU and Arab Change: A Post-structuralist Analysis of the Unions Discourse and Practice
Maili Vilson: The "More for More" Approach in the Southern Neighborhood
Luca Ferreiro Prado: Good Governance Implementation Programmes: The Role of the European Union and the Promotion of
Democracy in Tunisia
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Sergio Castao: The Contradictory Position of the EU towards Political Islam and the New Rapprochement after the Arab Spring
Alfred Tovias: Mediterranean Earthquake: Political, Economic and Demographic Interactions between the Political Crisis in the Southern
Shores and the Economic Crisis in the Northern Shores on the Mediterranean

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Bridging both Ends of the 'East': Trans-Regional Socio-Economic Interactions in the Middle East and Asia
18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
D Hall
Moderators: Miura Toru; D: Sakai Keiko; (AFMA special panel)
Mo Chen: Analyses of Chinas Economic Development and the Possible Impact on China-GCC Relations
0535 Akira Usuki :Japanese Attitudes towards the Middle East from a Historical Viewpoint
Kim Joong Kwan: The Multi-Cultural Phenomenon in the Life of Muslims and Modern Dynamism
Les Jeunes et les mobilisations dans le monde arabe: a propos des nouvelles manieres de faire de laction collective et du reajustement
des aines
18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
F 14
Moderators: Larbi Chouikha; D: TBA
Larbi Chouikha: Effets Gnrationnels et Formes de la Contestation Politique sous Ben Ali: de la Gnration des Annes 1990 Celle des
Annes 2000,
Hamida El Bour: Cyber Activisme des Jeunes Tunisiens et Expression de l'engagement Politique Aprs le 14 janvier 2011 en Tunisie
Abderrahim El Maslouhi: La Rvolution Improbable. Le Mouvement du 20 Fvrier: Une Victime de la Dsaffection Publique au Maroc?
0676

Fayal Sahbi, Medih Souiah: Jeunes et Lieux du Politique en Algrie. Archologie dun Glissement de Sens
Joseph Hivert: Mobilisation Collective et Effets Intergnrationnels de la Socialisation Politique. Le Cas des Militants de la Gnration
des Annes 1970 et de Leurs Enfants dans le Mouvement du 20 Fvrier

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Urbanism in Turkey
18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
F 16
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Esra Can, Haktan Ural: New Trends in Housing Patterns in Ankara: Tracing and Mapping Out the Changing Boundaries of Household
1120 Formations
0613

Baak Ergder: Mapping the Commons in Istanbul: Finance of Public Infrastructural Investments

Cansu Civelek: Natural Disasters as Means to Neoliberal Urbanism: An Anthropological Case Study into the Karapnar Valley
0997 Regeneration Project in Eskiehir, Turkey
Social protection policies in the Middle East and North Africa I
18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
F 17
Moderators: Markus Loewe D: TBA
Markus Loewe: Contributory and Non-contributory Social Iinsurance Schemes in Arab Countries
0787

Mehdi Ben Braham: Determinants of Density Contribution in the Tunisian Retirement System: a Cross-sectional Analysis
Mahmoud Meskoub: Cash Transfers as a Social Policy Instrument or a Tool of Adjustment Policy: Iran 2009-2014

Transnational Dynamics of the Shia Diaspora in the United Kingdom


18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
FZ 09
Moderators: Oliver Scharbrodt; D: TBA

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Oliver Scharbrodt: Karbala in London - Using a Spatial Methodology in Researching Shii Transnational Networks in London
Yafa Shanneik: Religion and Remembering among Shii Women Communities in London - Sufrat Ruqayya as a Space of Diversity
0266

Reza Gholami: Discourses of Difference - New Shii Spaces in the UK


Kathryn Spellman Poots: Non-Islamiosity within Londons Iranian Diaspora - Research Implications and Possibilities

Tariqas
18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
FZ 14
Gabriel Piricky: The smailaa Community: Shifting Religious Patterns in Contemporary Turkey
0999
0498

Ismail Albayrak, Sulaiman B.ali B.amir Al Shu'eili: Gulen (Hizmet) Movements role in Interfaith Dialogue in Turkey

Badlihisham Mohd Nasir, Rahimin Afandi Abdul Rahim, Kamaruzzaman Mohd Yusof, Mohd Kamil Abdul Majid, Nor Hayati Md Dahlal
0621 The Contribution of Al-Azhar Students in the Development of Islam in Malaysia
Yunus Dumbe: From Tarbiyya Debates to Ethno-nationalist Struggles: Umar Ibrahim and the Salafis Transformation of the Islamic
1039 Research
1062

Ilshat Saetov: Djamaatization of Islam in Republican Turkey

Architecture of Collective Housing


18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
FZ 15
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA

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0468 Kvan Kln, zlem Mutlu: From the Entrance Hall to the Sofa and Corridor: the Journey of a Siedlung in Yenimahalle, Ankara
1349 Nihal Cokun: Mediterranean Modernism Revisited: Aktur Bodrum Holiday Village and Demir Holiday Village
Wiem Zerouati: Collective Housing in Historic Center: Between "Traditional" Spaces and "Modern" Social Practices. Case Study Setif0982 Algeria
Visual Staging of Meaning: Exploring Borders of Religion, Identity and Politics
18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
FZ 16
Moderators: Torsten Janson; D:TBA
Pekka Tuominen: Visual Environment as a Valued Social Order: Aesthetic Practices and Cultural Intimacy in the Beyolu District of
Istanbul
Canan Nese Karahasan: Staging Islam at a time of unrest in Turkey: Re-organizing the Holy Relics Section in the Topkap Palace
Museum
1032 Anders Ackfeldt: Multimodal staging of Islam in Music Video: Semiotic perspectives on Paid in Full (Mini Madness The Cold Cut
Remix
Ea Arnoldi: Graffiti as a form of performance and resistance in Palestine
Reza Arjmand: Inscribed bodies: Tattoo among Iranian Youth
Language, Communication, Literature
18.08.2014
14:30-16.30
FZ 17
Moderators: TBA, D: TBA
0448 Hiroko Kinoshita: The Phenomena of "The verse of love": Social role of al-Azhar Graduates in Contemporary Indonesia

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Deina A Rabie: Classical Arabic: Not my Mother Tongue. An investigation of language affect and ideology in Egypt
Tanya Cariina Hsu: Arabian versus Western communication styles and misinterpretations

Minorities in the Middle East


18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
FZ 19
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Michal Nobis: The Moroccan Jewry and Their Role in the Contemporary Moroccan Society. The Road to Continuation or Extinction?
1441
1172
0229

Maryam Nazeri: The Representation of the Subaltern Identities in the Pahlavi I Period in Iran
Rupakjyoti Borah: Ethnicity, Conflict in Northeast India and its Linkages with Southeast Asia

Politics after the Decline Caliphate


18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
G 101
Jennifer Viehl: Institutional Thought in the Time of Local Sovereign Rule (12th-16th century)
1350
0276
1222

Moustapha Mohamed Baba Elemine: Al-hadrami, Azougui et le Commerce Transsaharien: Quels Rapports?
Burhan Bin Che Daud: Nur al-din ibn Zengi and the Quest for tajdid in 12th century Syria

The MENA Protest Movements and the Study of Middle East Politics
18.08.2014
14.30-16.30

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G 102
Moderators: Priscilla lamos-Concha; Co-Chair: Cindy Reiff D:Evren Altinkas-Ezgi Kiziltan
Evren Altinkas, Ezgi Kiziltan :A Fifth Force in Politics?: Social Media, Revolutions and Non-state Actors in Politics
Ilyas Saliba: Learning from Mistakes? The International Dimension of Authoritarian Stability
1126 Abdalhadi Alijla: Is the Arab Spring a Social Movement?
Silvia Ilonka Wolf: The Gezi Park Protests - Turkey at the Juncture of New Social Realities

Managing Codification of Islamic Law in Malaysia: Methods, Issues and Way Forward I
18.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G 104
Moderators: TBA D: TBA
Luqman Zakariyah: History and methods of codification of Islamic law
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Abdul Azeez Yusuf: Problems of codification of Islamic Law in Malaysia


Azman Mohd Noor: Codification of Islamic Finance Law in Malaysia

Youth and Youth Studies in Turkey


18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
G 106
Moderators: Asuman Goksel; D:TBA
Asuman Gksel and zgehan enyuva: Taking stock of the EU Youth in Action Programme: What difference does it make for Young
1072 People in Turkey?

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Yrk Kurtaran: Youth Policies in Turkey 2009-2012: Empowerment versus Protection


Laden Yurttagler: Autonomy and Young People in Turkey
Turkey, Israel and the Arab Middle East
18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
G 107
Moderators: Aviad Rubin; D:TBA
Aviad Rubin: The Perils of Hegemonic Political Culture: What can Kemalism and AKPism teach us about regime transition in the Middle
0559 East?
Uri Ben Eliezer: Armies political influence within Divided Societies in a Post-Statist Era: Israel and Turkey reconsidered
As'ad Ghanem: Regional Power and Stability in the Arab World Turkey, Iran and Israel
1241 Didem Oral: Turkey and Israel as Unidentical Twins: Frames and Political Opportunity Structures of Peace Movements in Militarist
Societies
Civic & Political Participation of Women in Turkey
18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
G 108
Mezher Yuksel: Gendering the Parliament: Women Deputies in Turkey
1076
1456

Corinna Eleonore Trogisch: Turkey as post- and multiple patriarchy. Dynamism or bleak Era?

Tuba Kanc, Melike Argt: Re-making citizenship and gender in Turkey: from the pedagogical state's desirable citizen to the enacting
1398 citizen

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Models & Methods


18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
G 109
Warick Grant Smith: Yemeni Youth and MOOCs A piece of the puzzle of education provision in Yemen
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Palestine: Solidarity and Resistance I
Disrupting Zionism: Alternatives to Exclusivity and Ethnic Cleansing
18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
G 110
Moderators: Joanne Barker; D: Ilan Pappe
Sponsored by Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Initiative (AMED)
Mandy Turner: Creating a counter-hegemonic praxis: Israeli activists and the challenge to Zionism
1488

Maryam Griffin: On buses and vans: movement as/and non-movement in Palestine


Thabet Abu Rass: Displacement in an-Naqab

Reconstructing Islamic Empires: a comparative study of Iran and Turkey


18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
G 111
Moderators: Ebrahim Towfigh; D:Bob Jessop, Ngai Ling Sum
ada Summer: Turkeys Quest for a Nationhood
0683

Firooze Farvardin: On the limits of the Islamic World: building an alternative conceptual framework to discuss spatiality in Turkey and
Iran comparatively
Nader Talebi: The state as a polymorphous reality: A theoretical framework for studying Iran and Turkey comparatively

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Seyyed Mehdi Yousefi: Empire Structure and Nation-State Logic in Iran


Middle Eastern Diasporas
18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
G 201
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Swetlana Czerwonnaja: The Crimean Tatars on the Kievs Maydan (the winter of 2013 / 2014)
1478
1419
1315

Natalia Agnieszka Hapek: The Circassian question. Memory, rights, self-determination


Elmira Gutieva: Anatolian Ossetic: some aspects of functioning of the language of Ossetian diasporic communities in Turkey

Arab Spring and Muslim Brotherhood


18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
G 202
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Birol Bakan: The changing fortunes: the Muslim brotherhood in the Arab gulf region
0309
0225
0321

Naomi Ramirez: The Muslim Brotherhood in Syria: internal dynamics after the coup in Egypt
Ahmad Rizky M Umar: Islamism and the Politics of Hegemony: Analyzing the Muslim Brotherhoods Movement in Contemporary Egypt

The Geopolitical Origins of the Middle East? Historical Sociological Perspectives on the Late Ottoman Period
18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
G 204

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Moderators: Can Cemgil; D: TBA


Jamie Christoper Allinson: Uneven and Combined Development in Late Ottoman Transjordan
0925
0928
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Clemens Maximilian Hoffman: The Ottoman Empire and the Fallacy of Modernity
Kerem Nisancioglu: The Late Ottoman Empire and the Eastern Question Paradox

Identity & Diaspora


18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
G 206
Moderators: TBA; TBA
Wesam Al Assadi: Arab Women Diasporic Writers: Hyphenated Selves in Quest for Identity
0965
1094
1110

Katja Janen: The spatial dilemma of Palestinian diaspora poetry


Nino Surmava: Issue of cultural identity in Ameen Rihanis writings (The book of Khalid and Outside the Harem)

Women's Activism in History


18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
G 207
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Enrique Bengochea Tirado: Experiencing the colony: Women activism for empire in Spanish Sahara
0858
1353
0232

Sevil Cakir Kilincoglu: A comparative study of women's experiences in revolutionary movements in Iran and Turkey in the 1970s
Serpil Atamaz: Riding the Waves of Change: Women in the Constitutional Revolutions in Qajar Iran and Ottoman Turkey

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0623 Ali Akbar Jafari Zadeh: The Demands of Secular and Islamist women in Iran: A Historical Study
Elif Cevik: Women's modernization policies of the white revolution of Mohammad Reza Shah
1233
Explorations in Medieval Islamic Theology
18.08.2014
14.30-16.30
G 208
Moderators: M. Sait zervarl; D: TBA
Maha El Kaisy: The Mutazila: the critical thinkers of Islam
Harith Bin Ramli: Abu Talib al-Makki and the Salimiyya in the later Hanbalite tradition
0408

Muammer Iskenderolu: Fakhr al-Din al-Razi and Ibn Arabi on the ways to knowledge of God: unveiling or reflection and reasoning?
Jon Hoover: Ibn Taymiyya on Gods relation to space and spatial orientation

The European Unions Involvement in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) (II): Old and New Conflicts
18.08.2014
17:00-19:00
B Hall
Moderators: Patrick Mller; D: Beste Isleyen
Dimitris Bouris: The European Union and state-building in the southern neighborhood: lessons from Palestine and Libya
Patrick Mller: The EU, informal governance and the middle east quartet: survival of the unfittest?
0429 Hirah Azhar, Justine Luis: Squaring the circle? The EU, Regional Cooperation and Conflict Transformation in the Middle East and North
Africa
Ameena Alrasheed: EU politics in the Middle East, Planting/Removing dictators from Saddam to Ghadafi

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Ludovica Marchi Balossi Restelli: The CSDP at test: Strategic culture approach vis--vis domestic level approach
The Narratives of the Arap Uprisings: Towards a Cultural Analysis of Social Movements in the Middle East
18.08.2014
17:00-19:00
D Hall
Moderators: Dalia Abdelhady; D: Mark Levine
Sponsored by the Centre for Middle Eastern Studies at Lund University, Sweden
Joegen Aske: Narrating Rabaa: The Meaning of High Risk Activities during Political Turmoil
Steffen Schimko: War of the Narratives The Cultural Performances of the Government and the Protest Movement in the 2011 Bahraini
Uprising
1429

Nicole Roy: Did the Yemeni National Dialogue Conference Empower or Oppress Womens Voices? Multiplicity of the Public Sphere and
Narratives of Inclusion/Exclusion
Milos Davidovic: Democratization in the Gulf: Media, Narratives and Democracy

Young Migrants' Experiences around the Globe


18.08.2014
17:00-19:00
F14
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Neslihan Demirtas Milz: Possibilities of Integration, Spaces of Exclusion: Young Migrants from Philippines Working in Dubai
0157
0512

Idil Akinci: Identity and Belonging among second generation South Asian migrants in Dubai

Carmella Pfaffenbach, Veronika Deffner: Temporary integration for a life in transition: The segmented urban immigrant society in Muscat
0261 (Oman)

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Arab Spring and the EU


18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
F 16
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Ali Mourad: Le devenir du paradigme de la conditionnalit politique dans les relations euro-mditerranennes aprs le Printemps arabe
0139
0222
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Axel Gehring: Defending the order: EU-AKP relations and the 2013 Gezi events
Muzaffer Senel: European Union and the Arab Spring: Power by Stealth?
Adolfo Calatrava: The importance of the economical and security international structures in the Arab Spring political processes

Social protection policies in the Middle East and North Africa II


18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
F 17
Moderators: Markus Loewe; D:TBA
Ursula Kulke: A Case study: Jordan. How to strengthen social protection coverage in the context of the EU agenda on decent work?
Randa Alami: Inclusive growth and social health protection in the MENA region
0789

Burcu Yakut akar: The gender dimension of social protection in Turkey


Rana Jawad: Social protection in the Arab region: An assessment of policy discourses and impacts

Theology & Religiosity


18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
FZ 09

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Moderators: TBA; D:TBA


Mahsa Asadollahnejad :Social hope, confrontation of epistemological and critical Shia theology in Iran
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1080
1071
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Magdalena Zaborowska: The Anatomy of Lie. Strategy of Dissimulation in Contemporary Iranian Society
Shima Gholamreza Kashi: Modern pilgrims in the court of a traditional shrine
Muhiba Mahmadjanova Talatjanovna: The role of culture of tolerance in regulating religious misunderstandings

Les Amazighes dans la tourmente des 'Printemps rabes'. Enjeux et perspectives des revendications berbres en Afrique du Nord
18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
FZ 14
Moderators: Mohand Tilmatine; D: Thierry Desrues
Mohand Tilmatine: Lvolution du discours amazigh en Afrique du Nord. Des revendications linguistiques aux projets dautonomie
Stphanie Pouessel: Amazighit versus Islam politique ? Configuration des revendications amazighes en rgime post-autoritaire
0597 Marisa Fois: La Tunisie en transition: quel rle pour les Amazighs?
Bruce Maddy- Weitzmann: Amazigh Spring Redux? The Arab Spring and the Amazigh Movement
Didier Le Saout: La contestation amazighe au prisme de linstitutionnalisation
Islam & Medicine
18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
FZ 15
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
0663 Ahmet Karakaya: Bioethics through Religious Lens: The Case of Stem Cell Researches

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Labeeb Bsoul: An Arab-Muslim Scientific Heritage: Islamic Medicine

Class and Working Life in Turkey


18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
FZ 16
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Saniye Dedeolu, isel Ekiz Gkmen: Socially Excluding Immigrants in Turkey: Female Migrants Work in the Textile and Tourism
0660 Sectors
Coku elik, Hilal Erku ztrk: Spatial Disintegration as a Barrier of Class Formation: The Case of Tourism Workers in Antalya
0975 Tourism Region
0463

Idil Safiye Soyseckin Ceylan: Commodification of Care Work in the Informal Sector in Turkey

Anthropology of Senses
18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
FZ 17
Asghar Izadi Jeiran: Bodies on the Streets: Sensory (Re)making of Tehran Culture
0479
0469

Maria Frederika Malmstrm: The sound of silence: materiality, affect and transformative politics in Egypt

Roma People in the Middle East


18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
FZ 19
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA

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Mehmet Nuri Gltekin, Vural Tarla: Caste, class and borders: the long way of gypsies in the Syria war
Aleksandra Bujalska: Meeting penetrating sight of the gypsy women somewhere in the middle east

The Middle East and the World: 20th Century


18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
G 101
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Fahriye Begum Yildizeli: Tactical Manoeuvre or a Political Leap for British Imperialism in the Middle East? A review on the British
0809 Occupation of Egypt in 1882
0627
1290
1033

Howard John Dooley: "Lucky break" to curveball: intelligence revelations as catalysts for Suez and Iraq crises
Mehdi Beyad: Narrative and Agency: Beyond the "Invention" of the Middle East
Nadya Filipova: Nourishing political and sectarian polarization: the Soviet bloc foreign policy in the Arab Middle East

Turkey as a Model
18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
G 102
Efe Sevin: Turkish Public Diplomacy in a Time of Flux
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0836

Meryem Ay, Mustafa Kursad Birinci, Ibrahim Uslu: The Middle East from the Eyes of Turkey: A Perception of the Public

Imanol Ortega: Conservative Democracy (Muhafazakar Demokrasi) and political identity in the ideological reformulation of the Adalet ve
0279 Kalknma Partisi, AKP: resurgence of Islam (Milli Gr) or refund the center-right ruling party (Turk-Islam Sentezi)

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Managing Codification of Islamic law in Malaysia: Methods, Issues and Way Forward II
18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
G 104
Moderators: TBA D: TBA
Ibrahim Ahmad Basri: Codification of Islamic criminal law in Malaysia
Mek Wok Mahmud: Codification of Islamic Family Law in Malaysia
1087
Naim Mohd Mokhtar: Issues in Administering Codified Islamic law in Malaysia Courts

A Research Agenda for Arab Youth Three Years On


18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
G 106
Moderators: Asuman Goksel; D:Emma Murphy
Ivn Martn, Moussa Bourekba: Taking Stock of the Research Agenda on Arab Youth

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Jos Snchez and Carles Feixa: Qualitative methods and methodologies on contemporary youth social changes research in SEM countries:
the case of the SAHWA Project
Maria Cristina Paciello and Daniela Pioppi: A comprehensive approach to the understanding of youth exclusion and the prospects for
youth inclusion in the South and East Mediterranean: the case of POWER2YOUTH

New Historical Perspectives


18.08.2014
17.00-19.00

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G 107
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Chisako Omoso: Ideological Background of Islamic Policy in Japan before World War : Focusing on the Religious Organization Nihon
1021 Kokkyo Daidosha
1257
0776
0401

Seda Erko: King vs. historian: James I and Richard Knolles narrative of the battle of Lepanto
Leila Khubashvili: A Letter from Romanus Pontifex Pius II to the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II
Oral Toa: Franco - Ottoman Relations in Terms of France's Middle Eastern Policies During The Reign of King Louis XIV

Women, Religion and Workplace


18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
G 108
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
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Tally Zingher: Contextual Factors in Female Hi-Tech Entrepreneurship in the Middle East Gender and the Startup Accelerator
Fatiha TALAHITE: Dterminants et volutions du travail des femmes au MENA (Middle East and North Africa)

Sema Arslan: A Comparative Study Between the UK and Turkey: Factors Affecting Religion Practicing Muslim Womens Motivation
0628 and Performance in the Workplace
0574

Deniz Batum, Willy Jansen: Comparing notions of work and home lives: Turkish-Dutch and Turkish veiled students

Between the Safavid and Mughals Empires: Knowledge, Religion and Literature in the Qubshh dynasty
18.08.2014

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17.00-19.00
G 109
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Mohammad Karimi Zanjani Asl: Some observations on the Qubshhs philosophical writings
Seyyed Sadegh Asef Agah: The Qubshhs and Quranic Studies in Persian:awmeal-Malakt by Shh Q
Azadeh Karbasian: Meteorological Studies in the Qubshhs Period
0643
Golaleh Honari: From the Saljuki court to the Qubshh dynasty Instance: Nems Haft Peykar and Rh al-Amn Efahns Bahrm
Nmeh
Malihe Karbassian: New documents on the Azar Keywns in the Qubshhs Period
Palestine: Solidarity and Resistance II - Counterhegemonic Narratives: Historicizing Nakba, Contesting Racism & Islamophobia
18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
G 110
Moderators: Lena Miari; D: Rabab Abdulhadi,
Sponsored by Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Initiative (AMED)
Robin D.G. Kelley: The Long Shadow of Nakba: 1948 and the Global Transformation of Racial Regimes
1232 Sunera Thobani: Death by inclusion: the colonizing politics of feminism in the academy
Hatem Bazian: Palestine, Islamophobia and pro-Israel producers of Muslim otherness
History of Cooking in the Middle East
18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
G 201

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Moderators: TBA; D:TBA


Tamon Baba: The Distribution of Court Cooking Ingredients and the Sovereign under the Raslids during the 13th Century
1024
0158

Parvaneh Seyed Almasi: The introduction, description and reflection of Turkish dishes in Persian literature

Sectarian Fault-lines in the wake of the Arab Revolutions


18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
G 202
Moderators: Shahram Akbarzadeh; D:TBA
Mark Farha: Searching for Sectarianism in the Arab Spring: Colonial Conspiracy or Indigenous Instinct?
Naser Ghobadzadeh: From competition to confrontation: Khomeinism and Wahhabism in the Syrian Proxy War
0730 Elham Fakhro: Reconciliation Initiatives in Bahrain
Geneive Abdo: The New Sectarianism: A Contemporary Political Conflict or the Resurgence of a Historic Doctrinal Dispute?
Luciano Zaccara: Irans influence in the gulf after the Arab spring: failed strategy or successful Saudi containment?
History of Kurds
18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
G 204
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Emine Rezzan Karaman: Neither Persian nor Kurdish: Imposition of Osmanlilik in the Kurdish Frontier and Making of the Ottoman1461 Persian Border
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Muhammad Mahmood Saleh: Trajectories of Kurdish-Ottoman Relations vis--vis Southern Kurdistan Region in the Post-Bitlisi Plan:
Transformation of Political Culture and Identity

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Abbas Zarei Mehrvarz: Confrontation between Britain and the Ottoman Empire in the Iranian Kurdistan in World War I

Images of Children and Women in Middle Eastern Literature


18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
G 206
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Muhammad Sabri Hamad: Political significances in Palestinian children literature within Israel
0824
0188
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Feryal Awan: Children of Palestine: Definitions and Implications for Screen-Based Media
Kana Oyabu, Chiho Oyabu: Images of the middle east in religious children's literature

Women's Political Activism in the 2000s


18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
G 207
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Giulia Daniele: Womens political activism in the West Bank and Israel: the alternative road towards a fair conflict resolution?
0500
0807
0427

Ewa Strzelecka: Womens rights activists in the 2011 Yemeni Revolution


Yksel Kamac: The Status of the Reformist Women in Iran during Ahmadinejad Presidency (2005-2013)

Politics in the Gulf


18.08.2014
17.00-19.00
G 208

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Moderators: TBA; D:TBA


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May Darwich: Wahhabism vs. Islamism: A Comparative Analysis of the Saudi Foreign Policy in 1979 and 2011
Sherif Elashmawy: The foreign policies of Saudi Arabia and Qatar toward the Arab uprisings: a comparative perspective
Rachid Aarab: Qatar: Power, Energy and Transition
Mimoun Attaheri: Les socits arabes du Proche-Orient face a la mondialisation culturelle

Update: 08 June 2014

19/08/2014
WOCMES 2014 - DAY 2
LAlgrie des annes Bouteflika: nouveaux enjeux et nouvelles approches
19.08.2014
09:00-13:30
C Hall ROUNDTABLE
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA Sponsored by: LIRMC (Tunis)
Franoise Lorcerie
Abdelkader Lakjaa
Ahmed Ghouati:
Wassila Assat:
Mounira Chariet:
0747 Louisa Dris At Hamadouche:
Ammaria Lachelache:
Djaouida Lassel:
Toufik Malek Chelih
Yamina Guenaoui
Leila Sidi Maoussa
Moving in and out of Islam in Europe and the Middle East I
19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
D Hall
Moderators: Karin Van Nieuwkerk
Mona Alyedreessy: British Muslim Converts: Exploring de-conversion processes to and from Islam
0244
Egdunas Racius: Lamenting the lost sisters and brothers: Lithuanian convert Muslims reflections on apostasy

Update: 08 June 2014

Oleg Yarosh: Muslim Brotherhood networks and Islamic activism in Eastern Europe: reinventing Islamic identities
Studies on the Politics of Literature: Translations and Critical Discourse Analysis
19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
F14
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
0409

Yasmine Aly Salah El Din: The self and the other: Will the twain ever meet?

Neslihan Demirkol: Reading the 19th Century Ottoman Literary System under the light of patrons: How patronage influenced the
1385 flow of translation from European languages and the new Turkish literature
1348

Kaveh Ghadery: Translation; a Medium for Imposing Power and Ideology

Hale Ik Gler, Yasemin Erdoan: The representation of gender in political discourses: a critical discourse analysis of
1394 government public addresses in Turkey
Multiple Faces of Neoliberal Policies in Turkey: Networks and Local Strategies
19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
F16
Moderators: Ceren Ark;
Co-Chair: Il Erdin;
D: Brge Abiral
Il Erdin: The relations between the Trade Unions and the Political Field in Turkey during the 2000s: Local and National
Political Engagement Strategies of Trade Unionist-Deputies in the National Assembly of Turkey
1154
Ceren Ark: Trading on a Dream: Neoliberal Transformation and Clientelist Exchange

Update: 08 June 2014

Mge Neda Altnoklu: The crisis of media and journalistic practices during the 2000s: How far are we from relative autonomy of
the media?
Brge Abiral: Discussant
Turkish Model: Reality and Applicability
19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
F17
Moderators: Oyamada Eiji;
D: Ihsan Ylmaz,
Supported by the JSPS Project Young Researcher Overseas Visits Program for Vitalizing Brain Circulation in Graduate
School of Global Studies at Doshisha University
Idiris Danismaz: A Conceptual Framework of Turkish Model
Iwasaka Masamichi: Civilianization Process of Politics and Democratization in Turkey
Yuna Iguchi: The Alevilik in contemporary Turkey: Negotiations between state and the Alevis
0367
Masako Nakaya: State Control System of Religion: Comparison of Turkey and China
Emin Yilmaz: Particularities of Turkish Civil Society and its Contribution to the democratization

Politics of Hamas
19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
F19
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA

Update: 08 June 2014

0755
1368

Frode Lvlie: Hamas after 2006 opportunistic pragmatism or real moderation?


Fadi Zatari: Global or local? The concept of jihad according to al-Qaeda and Hamas

Ancient Empires: East and West


19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ08
Mohamed Saleh Solieman: Who is who in Roman Society Did Romans know racial discrimination?
0885
1345

Leonardo Gregoratti: Loyal to the Great King: The Parthian Empire and Its Client Kingdoms

Islamic Law
19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ09
0173

Samy Ayoub: Rethinking Islamic Law and the Ottoman State: Authority, Continuity, and Revision in Late anaf Jurisprudence

Betty De Hart, Iris Sportel: Laws that are bad for women Dutch women in Dutch-Moroccan and Dutch-Egyptian families
0924 navigating Islamic family law
0203

Ayman Shabana: Normative status of custom in Islamic law between tradition and modernity

Disparits rgionales, frontires et identits Dans le contexte de la Rvolution et la transition tunisiennes


19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ14
Moderators: Gharbi Mohamed Lazhar; D: TBA
0609 Gharbi Mohamed Lazhar: Les deux Tunisies de la Rvolution

Update: 08 June 2014

Ben Aziza Hmaied:


Ben Khater Houaida: El harga: reprsentations sociales dune transgression
Mejri Lazhar: Frontires, rvolution, et terrorisme: quels rapports?
Saadaoui Fawzi: La contrebande dans des zones frontalires: ou la transition en pril?
Tizaoui Hamadi: Dveloppement industriel et disparits rgionales en Tunisie, 1956-2014
Political Islam in Egypt I
19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ16
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Marwa Wasfy: The Egyptian identity and Political Islam in the post-revolutionary era
0299
0992
0830

Mauro Saccol: The Egyptian transition through al-Kawkibs words


Jerome Drevon: The development of salafi jihadi networks after the 2011 Egyptian revolution

1460 Nataa Kubkov: Al-Nour Party: Between politicization of masses and electoral activism
Contentious Politics Approaches to MENA Conflicts and Institutional Change
19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ17
Moderators: Yasuyuki Matsunaga; D: TBA
0457 Housam Darwisheh: Socio-political origins of the coup against Muhammad Mursi: Intra-state conflicts and regime-protest

Update: 08 June 2014

movement dynamics
Khalil Dahbi: Gradual Change, Significant Transformations: A Historical Institutionalist Account of the Evolution of Moroccos
Parliament and Political Parties
Mohamed Omar Abdin: Damaging Impacts on Democracy: The Sudanese North-South Peace Process
Makiko Nambu: Cultural Articulation of Palestinian Identity: Its Formation and Contestation
Writers of Transformation: Memoirs, Blogs and Autobiography
19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ19
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Teresa Pepe: Embodied Identities in the Egyptian Blogosphere
0790
1236
0862
1247

Renata Rusek-Kowalska: Siba-Zeynab-Ziba: the metamorphoses of an Iranian woman


Norman Saadi Nikro: Edward Said: Autobiography and Critical Practice
Silke Schmidt: Scheherazade Teaching Arabs, Writing Self: Negotiating Arab American Womanhood

Analysis of Literature and Media in the Gulf States


19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G101
Erdem Tuner: The role of English language daily press in the making of Qatari national identity
1382
0189

Nadia Wardeh: Dubai Cultural Magazine: The Quest for a Modern Emirati Culture

Update: 08 June 2014

Abdullah Hamoud Alfauzan: Contribution of Place towards Social Freedom and Alienation in the Saudi City - Literary Point of
0488 View
Late Ottoman Economic History
19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G102
Semih Gkatalay, Seven Ar: Political Economy of Entrepreneurship in the Ottoman Empire during the Second Constitutional
1180 Period (1908-1918): An Analysis of Business Networks
1291
1265

Giampaolo Conte: Italian interests in the Administration of the Ottoman Public Debt
Deniz Kilincoglu: The Invention of Tradition in Action: The Emergence of Islamic Economics in the Late Ottoman Empire

Tribalism in the Middle East I: Tribe and diatribe: Anthropology meets political science
19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G104
Moderators: Najwa Adra; D: Lisa Anderson
Daniel Martin Varisco: Yemens tribal idiom: an ethno-historical survey of genealogical models
Dawn Chatty: Syrian Tribes, National Politics and Transnationalism
0455

Najwa Adra: Qabyila: Tribal Identity in Yemen


Lisa Anderson: Discussant

Gezi Uprising I: Dissent and Civil Disobedience


19.08.2014
09:00-11:00

Update: 08 June 2014

G106
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Ebru Deniz Ozan Aytekin: The June 2013 (Gezi Park) Uprising and the Turkish Bourgeoisie
1373
Nazli Cagin Bilgili: Let the Bridging Social Capital Win Over the Bonding: Gezi Park Protests as a Test of Consolidation for the
0632 Turkish Democracy
1269
0675

Gabriela Ozel Volfova: Citizen Movement in Turkey: The Case of Occupy Gezi
Cenk Saraolu: 2013 Uprising in Turkey: The Reversal of the Process of Ideological Dispossession

Economy and Environment of Bronze Age in Central Anatolia


19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G107
Meltem Cemre Ustunkaya: Studying local climate patterns through stable isotope analysis
1474
1476

Nathan Wright: Results of wood charcoal analysis at Kaman-Kalehyk, Central Anatolia, Turkey

Jeunesses, changement social et politique (s) dans les socits du Maghreb et du monde arabe I:
tudiants et jeunes diplms de l'enseignement suprieur du monde arabe: opinions, positions, mobilisations, valeurs et insertions
professionnelles
19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G108
Moderators: Fatima Zahid; D:Ana Velasco Arranz;
Sponsored by: Secrtariat dEtat la recherche du Ministre espaol de lconomie et la comptitivit
Ana Velasco, Fatima Zahid: Positions et reprsentations des jeunes tudiants en agronomie face une situation de crise:
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mobilisations et changements dans les socits arabes et mditerranennes

Update: 08 June 2014

Abellaoui El Hassane: Les mcanismes dinsertion professionnelle et sociale des jeunes diplms dorigine rurale
Samir Larabi: Les rvoltes estudiantines en Algrie, entre tentation politique et corporatisme syndical. Le cas du mouvement de
protestation de 2011
Mounira Chariet: tudiants et diplms algriens: stratgies linguistiques face aux ingalits des systmes d'enseignement
Houria Sadou: Les aspirations des jeunes algriens et la stratgie de la russite
Classical Middle Eastern Literature I: Theory and Themes
19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G109
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Amidu Olalekan Sanni: Time and timelessness in artistic efficiency and authority: the discourse on periodization in Arabic literary
0151 theory and history
0195

Ali Ahmad Hussein: A Unique Pattern of Love Poetry by Mulayh b. al-Hakam

Marjan Ferdowsi, Nasrin Faghih Malek Marzban: The role of allegory and metaphor in the interpretability of sonnets by Hafez
1123 Shirazi
Palestine: Solidarity and Resistance III
Palestine and Indigeneity: Resistance and Solidarities
19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G110
Moderators: Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi; D: Joanne Barker
Sponsored by Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Initiative (AMED)

Update: 08 June 2014

Leanne Howe: Indigenous and Palestinian activism and land tenure: Idle No More
Dana Olwan: Idle No More, indigenous alliances and rhetorics of solidarity
1399
Eman Ali Mohd Ghanayem: Shifting geographies: the triad of time, space/place, and indigeneity in American Indian and
Palestinian fiction(s)
Greek and Arab Political Thought I
19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G201
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Ikbal Bozkaya : Apolitical Freedom
1282
0838
0846

Almuth Lahmann: Yay ibn Ad and Saadia Gaon as recipients of the Nicomachean Ethics?
Katrin A. Jomaa: The Quranic Umma Wasa, Aristotelian Justice of the Mean and the Arab Spring

The European Union and the Middle East I


19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G202
Caglar Ezikoglu: The Role of EU in the Middle East Peace Process
0579
0335
0954

Ann Kristin Jonasson: Constructions of democracy: Meanings of democracy in the EUs relations with the Mediterranean region
Vincent Durac: The European Union and Egypt after the coup: the security/democracy dilemma revisited

Sunni prophetologies: Discourses and representations

Update: 08 June 2014

19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G204
Moderators: Ruggero Vimercati Sanseverino; D: Mareike Koertner
Nadjet Zouggar: The impact of Islamic philosophy (falsafa) on Ibn Taymiyyas prophetology
Mareike Koertner: To be or not to be Epistemological Discourses on Prophecy in Early Hadith Literature
0986 Martin Riexinger: Prophetology in Muammad b. Abd al-Wahhbs Mukhtaar Srat al-Rasl
Ruggero Vimercati Sanseverino: Classical vs Salafi Prophetology: the Mafhim yajibu an tuaa by Ibn Alaw al-Mlik
(1944-2004) and the response of traditional scholarship to reformist narratives about the Prophet Muammad
Gender and Citizenship in the South Shore of the Mediterranean
19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G206
Moderators: Alberto Tonini D: TBA
Alberto Tonini:
Leila El Houssi: Women Participation in the Arab Spring and beyond: An overview
0328

Sara Borrillo: Moroccan Women Activists Waiting for the Arab Spring
Alessia Belli: Gender Identity in Tunusia Public Debate
Cecilia Dalla Negra: Egyptian Women between Authocracy and Theocracy

Earth Architecture in West and North Africa


19.08.2014

Update: 08 June 2014

09:00-11:00
G207
Moderators: Stphane Pradines; Co-Chair: Christian Darles D: TBA
Christophe Bouleau: Les mosques en terre du Mali, conservation et architecture
Chafik Benchekroun: La Qarawiyyn originelle de Fs tait-elle en terre crue?
0160 Marinella Arena and Paola Raffa: Draa Valley Tighremt
Perotti Giovanni, De Blasi Ottavio, Arena Marinella and Raffa Paola: Tunisian Ksour for Humanity Heritage
Mounia Chekhab-Abudaya: De lusage de la terre dans la construction des qr du Sud-Est algrien
Gendering Faith: Arab Women and the Islamic Revival I
19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G208
Moderators: Zakia Salime D: TBA;
Sponsored by Muwatin, the Palestinian Institute for the Study of Democracy
Zakia Salime:
Ferial Khalifa:
0902

Liv Tnnessen:
Aitemad Muhanna:

Islamist visions on the demise? Comparing pretenders for a leadership role in the Middle East
19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
B Hall

Update: 08 June 2014

Moderators: Henner Fuertig; D: Meliha Altunisik


Henner Fuertig: The Arab Spring: Chance or Handicap for an Iranian Leadership role in the Region?
Annette Ranko: The Fall of the Muslim Brotherhood: Implications for Egypts post-Arab Spring regional status

0247

Maren Koss: Hamas in decline? Mursis fall and its implications for the Islamic Resistance Movement in the Palestinian
Territories
Andre Bank: High Rise and Deep Fall? Turkeys Position in Middle East before and after the Arab Spring
Martin Beck: Regionalization of Regional Politics as a Result of the Arab Spring?

Moving in and out of Islam in Europe and the Middle East II


19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
D Hall
Moderators: Egdunas Racidus; D: TBA
Karin van Nieuwkerk: Religious journeys with and without Islam
Juliette Galonnier: Learning to Be Muslim, American and French Converts to Islam and the Collective Learning of Muslimness
0354 Nuri Tinaz: Conversion of African Carribbeans to Islam- A Sociological Analysis of the Nation of the Islam Members in the UK
Nina Ter Laan: Cookies with Moroccan butter do not taste as good as with Dutch butter Home-making practices and belonging
among Dutch Female Muslim Converts in Morocco
Politics of Contestation: The Jordanian Hirak (Popular Protest Movement)
19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
F14

Update: 08 June 2014

Moderators: Anja Wheler-Schoeck


Maria Blanco Palencia: Radical Groups in Collective Action: Organization, Ideology and Strategy in the Hirak Movement of
Jordan
Ahmad Al Sholi: Preemptive tactics of the Jordanian State: Sudden Bureaucratization of the Newly Formed Teachers Trade
Union
0405 Claudie Fioroni: The "Arab Spring" Effect and the Reshaping of the Jordanian Politics: The Contribution of the Independent Trade
Unions to the Reform Movement in Jordan
Shizuka Imai: The Development and Provisional Outcome of the Popular Protest Movement in the Era of the Arab Spring
Sara Ababneh: Un/doing the Political: Women in the Jordanian Day-Waged Workers Movement
Where is the state? rethinking government and politics in the Arab World
19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
F16
Moderators: Jamil Mouawad
Jamil Mouawad: In the Name of the Weak State, We rise above it: State-society Relations in Akkar, North Lebanon
Katharina Lenner: Teaching a man to fish? Paradoxes of state and development narratives in Southern rural Jordan
1275 Ilka Eickhof: Regulations from Beyond: The Governmentalization of Cultural Politics and Civil Society through Foreign Cultural
Institutions in Cairo in the Frame of the so-called Arab Spring
Fouad Marei: migrs and Mujahids: The Glocalisation of Development and Local Government in Lebanon
Travelling Concepts: New Research Trends and Findings on Gender and Society in Morocco
19.08.2014
11:30-13:30

Update: 08 June 2014

F17
Moderators: Yasmine Berriane, Leila Bouasria; D: Bettine Dennerlei
Aicha Barkaoui: Does research on gender in Moroccan universities help in deconstructing old sexist patterns?
Leila Bouasria: Gender roles and ideologies within the couple of female textile workers in Morocco
0281

Meriam Cheikh: The sexual transaction theory applied to Moroccan cases


Yasmine Berriane: Studying changing power dynamics within Moroccos associational sphere through a gender perspective
Hanane Darhour: Engendering political representation in the aftermath of the Arab Spring

Venues of Artistic Creation


19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
F19
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Selen Artan: Turkish Mosques as Venues of Cultural Production in New York
1043
0410

Asieh Harati: Domestic sphere, a Site of otherness or the space for creativity?

Halal Food and Medicine


19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ08
Abdul Aziz Mohamad Mohamad: Development of The Halal Industry in Singapore: A case study in the Impact of Halal
1077 Nutraceutical
1326 Deniz Parlak: Religion Desacralized: The Case of Halal Food

Update: 08 June 2014

Femme et Mditerranit
19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ09
Moderators: Sada Hamzaoui, Co-Chair: Mansour Mhenni; D: TBA;
Mansour Mhenni: Discours fminin et mditerranit
Halima Ouanada: Le Personnage fminin dans le thtre de Voltaire source orientale
1437 Monia Kallel: Qute de lgitimit et rve dOrient dans les crits de femmes au XIXme sicle.
Zouhour Messili-Ben Aziza : La femme et le terrorisme ou linsoutenable violence dans lAttentat de Yasmina Khadra et Oran,
langue mortedAssia Djebar
Rentier state structures and the competing discourses on citizenship
19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ14
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA;
Convener: Ulrika Mrtenssonf, Abdulhadi Khalaf
Ulrika Mrtenssonf: The significance of umma in Muslim Brotherhood policy: problems and prospects of Islam as ethical
foundation of civil rights
0192

Rania Maktabi: Female citizenship and the patriarchal order in Kuwait and Qatar: Rentierism and the politics of citizenship
Abdulhadi Khalaf: Citizenship as a tool for Rent-allocation- the case of Bahrain
Sabria al-Thawr and Connie Care Christianse: The Akhdam in Yemen a stigmatized group in transition?

Update: 08 June 2014

Political Islam in Egypt II: Muslim Brotherhood


19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ16
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Muqtedar Khan: Islam, Islamism and Democracy in Egypt after the Counterrevolution
1018
0146

Mona Farag: The Turbulent Relationship of Egypt's Military Forces and the Muslim Brotherhood

Mohamed Chami Mkouboi Abdoulkahar: A Comparative Study between Jamal Abdel Nasser Coup dtat in 1952 and Abdel
1324 Fateh Sisis Coup in 2013: The Dissolution and the Survival of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood
Moving Beyond the Primordialist-Constructivist Divide: How Does Sectarianism/Communalism Actually Work in Iraq, Lebanon, and
Beyond?
19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ17
Moderators: Keiko Sakai; D: TBA
Keiko Sakai: Plasticity and the Interchangeability of Boundaries among Traditional Social Identities and their Selectability in the
Middle East
Dai Yamao: The Transformation of Politicised Sectarianism in Iraq
0275

Kota Suechika: Reconfiguring Sectarian and National Identities in Lebanon: The Case of the Lebanese Army
Yasuyuki Matsunaga: Theorising Cross-National Conflict Diffusion: How Does Sectarian Violence Spread in the Middle East and
Beyond?

Update: 08 June 2014

Science and Technology


19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ19
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Ahmet nc: On the Evolution of Turkish and American Engineers: A Veblenian Explanation
1467
1220

Volkan Sezgin: The effect of EU accession process on innovation performance of Turkey

Al-Shaab Yathru: Representations of the People in Revolt in Intellectual Production


19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G101
Moderators: Layla Dakhli; D: Gennaro Gervasio
Marianna Ghiglia: The Press and the Revolutionaries: Egyptian Newspapers Portrays of Insurrectionaries in the January 2011
July 2013 Period
Ifdal Elsaket: An Ambiguous Subversion: Egyptians in Revolt at the Cinema

0934

Mlanie Henry: We or I? The Self/Collective Dichotomy in Literary and Cinematographic Narratives of the Egyptian 1977
Uprising
Ahmed Galal: Rebelling in Arabic and Recording in English: Depictions of Shabab in Cairo My City, Our Revolution (2012)
Ahdaf Soueif
Marion Slitine: Representations of Revolt in Palestinian Visual Arts: the Intifadas through the Eyes of Artists

State Structure and Policy Making in Iran and Egypt


19.08.2014

Update: 08 June 2014

11:30-13:30
G102
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Zahra Ahmadipour: Evaluating Irans industrial clusters development program
0906
1192

Saleh Zamani, Dimokritos Kavadias: A comparative study on vulnerability of the state structure: Iran (1979) and Egypt (2011)

Tribalism in the Middle East II: Tribes in Yemen: the view from within
19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G104
Moderators: Najwa Adra; D:Saad Sowayan
Mohammed Sharafuddin: Poetry and tribalism in Yemen
Adel Mujahid Al Shargabi: The future political role of Yemeni tribal sheikhs in light of the expected outcomes of the National
Dialogue Conference
0618
Fuad Al Salahi: The true role of the tribe in the Arab political scene: the case of Yemen
Abdul Karim Alaug: Tribalism in the Yemeni National Dialogue Conference
Gezi Uprising II: Resistance, Network and Discourse
19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G106
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
idem Aksu am, Aydn am: Analysing Hemzemin Forum Post: building the discourse of an urban social movement
1379
1481 Atilla Aytekin: Reading Peter Weisss: The Aesthetics of Resistance in light of June 2013 protests in Turkey

Update: 08 June 2014

0519
1468
1370

Gul Caliskan: Symbols and humor as works of justice and citizenship in the Gezi protests of Istanbul
Ahmet nc, Grcan Koan: Balancing mixophobia with mixophilia: The network community of Gezi
Gnes Koc: An example of occupied house: Don Kiot social center and 'getting public spheres back'

Lebanon in tension: political parties between modernity and new traditional leadership
19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G107
Moderators: Sabrina Bonsen
Hussein Gharbieh: The Role of Political Parties in Lebanon in Enhancing Sectarianism
Sabrina Bonsen: Amal and the Politics of Martyrdom in Lebanon between Tradition and Modernity
0503
Christian Thuselt: Between personal leadership and training in morals Lebanese political parties as products of a
hybridization-process
Jeunesses, changement social et politique (s) dans les socits du Maghreb et du monde arabe II:
Les jeunes en milieu rural au Maghreb. Opinions, stratgies de vie, participations et proccupations
19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G108
Moderators: Abderrahim Bentabi; D: Noureddine Bahri;
Sponsored by: Secrtariat dtat la Recherche du ministre espaol de lconomie et la comptitivit
Abderrahim Bentabi, Noureddine Bahri, Thierry Desrues: Jeunes ruraux du Maroc: la question de la diversit des valeurs et des
stratgies de vie de jeunes en contexte de contraintes sociale, conomique et cologique
0638
Zhour Bouzidi: Insertion des jeunes ruraux dans les initiatives de dveloppement: dfis et capacits dagence

Update: 08 June 2014

Hichem Amichi, Sami Bouarfa, Marcel Kuper: Le rle des arrangements informels dans lascension sociale des jeunes ruraux au
sein des agricultures irrigues en Algrie
Hana Cherigui: Titre de la communication: Jeunes ruraux au Maroc: valeurs et strategies
Fatima Zahid, Oussama Nah: Stratgies dexistence de la jeunesse rurale des montagnes au Maroc
Classical Middle Eastern Literature II: Theory and Themes
19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G109
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Alireza Korangy: Tashkhs as Didactic Pun: Animals and the Inanimate Prompting Social Consciousness in Parvns Divan
1457
1351
1393

Faheem Hussain: The Surah Yusuf (q.12) and the case of the animals: analyzing literary qualities
Mohammad Ragheb: Fictionality in Islamic Historiography and its Effect on Tarikh-e Bayhaqi

Palestine: Solidarity and Resistance IV:


Comparative Border Studies: Gender, Sexuality, and Intimacy
19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G110
Moderators: Nadera Shalhoub Kevorkian; D: Maria Josefina Saldana Portillo
Sponsored by Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Initiative (AMED)
Melissa Garcia: Summoning casual witnesses: border feminists and the politics of knowledge
1486

Cavlan Erengezgin: Where do the United Nations Security Council Resolutions on women, peace and security (in Kurdistan and
Palestine) lead us?

Update: 08 June 2014

Sarah Ihmoud: Gendered and sexual settler colonialism: Israeli anti-miscegenation practices
Greek and Arab Political Thought II
19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G201
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Janne Mattila: Philosophical Prayer in Arabic Philosophy
1407
1433
1073

Elias Giannakis: Some Remarks on al-Frbs Treatise on Vacuum


Zora Hesova: A medieval philosophical view of religion: Al-Ghazali's Niche of Lights

The European Union and the Middle East II: Morocco and Tunisia
19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G202
Sedef Eylemer: European Neighborhood Policy and European Unions External Governance in the Middle East and North Africa:
1153 An Effective Policy or Just Rhetoric?
1028
0719
0669

Zerrin Torun: The European Union and Change in the Middle East and North Africa: Is the EU Closing Its Theory-Practice Gap?
Bosco Govantes Romero: 2005-2010: The settlement of a privileged relation between the EU-Morocco
Fabian Stroetges: The European Union and Tunisias transition from authoritarianism: what relationship?

Comparative Religious Studies I: Islam and Christianity in Medieval Period


19.08.2014

Update: 08 June 2014

11:30-13:30
G204
Bulent Senay: The Other in the Paintings of 15th century Orthodox Bucovina Monasteries in Romania
0327
0390
0235

Irma Makharadze: Islamic-Christian parallels in the light of Religious Dialogue


Alfons Teipen: Changing perceptions of Judaism in early biographies of Muhammad

Elif Tokay: Searching for the perfect human being: continuity and transformation of Gregory Nazianzens theosis theology in the
0868 10-11th century Melkite Church of Antioch
1206

Mariam Nanobashvili, Enrico Gabidzashvili: Christian-Muslim debates held in Tbilisi in the 12th century

The author in his own mirror: the self-representation in Islamic tradition


19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G206
Moderators: Samer Rashwani; D: TBA
Samer Rashwani: The Quranic self-authorization: the authorship and the process of revelation
Ruggero Vimercati Sanseverino: Healing the Umma through the veneration of the prophet: al-Qadi Iyads Kitab Al-Shifa and the
defense of Sunnism in medieval Maghreb
0280

Serkan Ince: Reconstruction of the author and his epistemological principles: argumentation-theoretic analysis of the li ibn alusayn al-Jafar texts on Christian teaching
Ismail Yavuzcan: Nar al-Dn s: theory and practice of writing
Fatih Ermi: What does the Muslim scholar mean, when he disgraces himself?

Update: 08 June 2014

Earth architecture in Middle East and Beyond


19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G207
Moderators: Christophe Bouleau; Co-Chair: Stphane Pradines D: TBA
Rolando Melo da Rosa: The adobe-made abode of Islam: earthen architecture and the technologies of belief
Stphane Pradines: Ethnicity and earth architecture in Egypt: Diversity of Cultures and Materials in the Fatimid Town walls
0160 Christian Darles: La brique crue au Ymen, actualit.
Atri Hatef Naiemi: Residential Compounds: Earthen Architecture in the Central Desert of Iran
Adrienn Papp: Ottoman Earth Architecture in Buda (1541-1686)
Gendering Faith: Arab Women and the Islamic Revival II
19.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G208
Moderators: Hilde Kjstvedt; D: TBA
Sponsored by Muwatin, the Palestinian Institute for the Study of Democracy
Hilde Grans Kjstvedt:
Suheir Daoud:
0905

Zahra Ali:
Rouba Mhaissen:

Urban Restructuring and Urban Policy in the Arab World


19.08.2014

Update: 08 June 2014

17:00-19:00
B Hall
Moderators: Gnter Meyer; D: TBA
Jonas Margraff: Patterns of neoliberal urbanization. Urban policy in Bahrain
Azzurra Sarnataro: Contesting urban space in Cairo: towards new forms of urban citizenship?
0802 Carmella Pfaffenbach & Veronika Deffner: Temporary integration for a life in transition: The segmented urban immigrant society
in Muscat (Oman)
Najet Mouaziz Bouchentouf: "Batimet taliane" (Oran-Algeria) or attempted gentrification of a social housing district
One Land-Two States: Israel and Palestine As Parallel States - Sharing Sovereignty to resolve an intractable territorial conflict |
19.08.2014
09:00-11:00
C Hall- ROUNDTABLE
Moderators: Nimrod Hurvitz
1296 Mark Levine, Dror Ze'vi, Nimrod Hurvitz, Raja Khalidi, Hiba Husseini, Mark Levine, Mathias Mossberg
Key figures in Ottoman intellectual history
19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
D Hall
Moderators: Helen Pfeifer; D: TBA
M. Sait zervarl: Al-Ghazali defended or criticized? An examination of his perception among pre-modern Ottoman scholars
Helen Pfeifer: A man of letters between Mamluk Cairo and Ottoman Istanbul
1198
Derin Terziolu: Ibn Taymiyyas al-Siyasa al-shariyya and its renditions in early modern Ottoman political thought
Sara Nur Yldz: Hac Paas commentaries: textual and learning communities and the transmission of Islamic learning to western

Update: 08 June 2014

Anatolia in the late 14th century


Aspects of Early Republican Turkish History
19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
F14
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Burcu Turan: "Blue Anatolia": A Narrative of Modern Nation Building Within the Context of "Mediterraneanism"
1091
Efe Ark: Bergsons Philosophy against Ziya Gkalp and Durkheims Sociology in the journal of Dergh throughout The National
1449 Struggle in Turkey
0697
0887
0439

Yaln Alpay: Yirmi Kur'a Case


Metin Yuksel: Between Two Nation-States: Ferzende's Story
Seyda Barlas Bozkus: Turning Invisible History To Visible One: A Multicultural Planning of Ethnography Museums In Turkey

Culture and Identity of Kurdish People in Turkey


19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
F16
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Volkan Gulsen: The Impact of the Kurdish Immigration Practices on the Civil Society Structure of Turkey
0832
1462
0292

Karol Kaczorowski: Social construction of cultural identity among young Kurdish migrants in Istanbul
Engin Sustam: Art subalterne kurde et Transgression culturelle en Turquie

Update: 08 June 2014

Honor Crimes and Violence


19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
F17
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Angie Abdelmonem: Mythologizing local knowledge: NGOs redefine sexual harassment in Cairo, Egypt
0165
0394

Ibtesam Al Atiyat: Honor Crimes Discourse in Jordan, Revisited

Nelly Ali: Street Families in Cairo: An Ethnographic Studies of Child Street Mothers, Gendered Violence and Gender Specific
1472 Services
Susana Galan: "Out of the street and the square, and into the Starbucks: Cartographies of sexual violence, political protest and
0785 neoliberal (sub)urban developments in contemporary Cairo"
State and Society in the Post-Arab Spring Era
19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
F19
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Janicke Stramer: Military-politicization and outcomes of regime-change: a comparative case study of civil-military relations in
1166 Tunisia and Egypt
0735

Hassan Ali Jamsheer: State and Society in the Arab World: Arab Revolutions in Search of Legitimacy

0766 Sren Schmidt: The Role of the military in Democratization during The Arab Spring. The Cases of Tunisia, Egypt and Syria
Critiques of Modernity in Middle Eastern Literature
19.08.2014
17:00-19:00

Update: 08 June 2014

FZ08
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Maryam Hoseini, Nafise Moradi: The function of myth in post-colonial discourse in modern Persian novel
0208
1011
0581
1157

Sernaz Arslan: A critique of bureaucracy: Revisiting Ahmet Hamdi Tanpnars The Time Regulation Institute
Kara Abdolmaleki: The Return of the Repressed: The Neurotic Experience of Modernity in Iran
Elvan Julia Sayarer: The Poetics of Spatial Mobility in Orhan Pamuk's stanbul. Hatralar ve ehir

Aspects Discursifs, Sociales et Politiques du Printemps Arabe


19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
FZ09
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Raja Daoues Fenniche: Rseaux sociaux et expressions smiotiques dans la rvolution tunisienne
1361
Mercedes Jimnez Alvarez: Rgime frontalier dans la Mditerrane et rvoltes arabes: nouvelles mobilits et nouvelles formes de
0524 contrle en Afrique du Nord
Menaifi Ferial, Gherbi Rokia: Le rle desides et le discours dans le changement politique et social selon l'approche
1312 constructiviste: tude de casles: les pays du "printemps arabe"
0545
1490

Kerdoudi Kolali Jawad: Impact du printemps arabe sur la politique et lconomie des pays du Moyen-Orient
Hafsa Afailal: Craintes face la nouvelle politique migratoire marocaine: analyse global de la politique dans son contexte euromditerranen

Women's Clothing

Update: 08 June 2014

19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
FZ14
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Nadia Poorabbastahvildari: Womens Clothing in Shahnameh Ferdowsi
0795
0631

Hadas Hirsch: Dress and colors in early Islam: a discourse in adornment and gender

Faezeh Esmaeili: Wearing Policy: Methods of Performing and Resistances, A Historical Sociology Analysis of First Unveiling
1480 Policy (1941-1925) in Iran
Political Development and Democracy in Egypt
19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
FZ16
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Solava Ibrahim: First things first: the 3C-Model of grassroots-led development and grassroots democracy in Egypt
0783
0977
1280

Misako Ikeda: Parliamentary Development in modern Egypt


Amro Ali: Alexandria - a political laboratory in the struggle over public space

Sectarianism, Tribalism and Kinship


19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
FZ17
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
0258

Marieke Brandt: Playing the al-Qaeda card in adah: Local power politics in Yemens northern frontier province

Update: 08 June 2014

1245
0852
0670

zgr Dirim zkan: Impact of Kinship Structure on Political Life: A Case Study in Pervari/Siirt
Sarfraz Khan: Narrating Shia Rituals in the Re-emerging Sectarian Situation in Pakistan
Valeria Ruggiu: Jordans Tribes and Regime Stability Permanent features of Tribal Behavior towards the ruling regime

Comparative Religious Studies II: Islam and Christianity


19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
FZ19
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Mohsen Ebadi: A comparative study between political Islam in Middle East and liberation theology in Latin America
1219
Gaetan Du Roy: Between ecumenism and sectarianism: a study on Coptic activists and the impact of charismatic Christianity on
their
1330
commitment other evolution in Egypt
681

Fatiha Kaoues: Le dveloppement du protestantisme vanglique au Moyen-Orient: le cas du Liban

Sociology of Music in the Middle East


19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G101
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Ines Fabiunke: Music videos in the arab world: transforming the musical legitimacy hierarchies
1240
0915

Elif al: Jazz as a soft power in Turkey- USA relations

Update: 08 June 2014

1097
0167
0318

Michal Moch: The Arabic hip hop. Describing the contemporary cultural phenomenon in the Arab World
Alessa Flores Vela: Music can be a tool of war
Ratiba Hadj Moussa: Imagination and the poetics of indignation in the web: Maghreb music of/at the margins

Democracy and Reform in Iran from a Historical Perspective


19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G102
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Farinaz Aryanfar: Democracy in Iran: an analysis of the effects of televised presidential elections' debates of 2013
0196
0250
0605
1129

Maziyar Ghiabi: The Politics of Drugs in Iran: everyday practices and ethical dilemmas
Ivan Sascha Sheehan: Strategies for Change in the Middle East: Clarifying the Contested Concept of Regime Change from Within
Reyhaneh Javadi: Historical Sociology Analysis of Short Term Reforms in 19th Centurys Iran

Sacred Cities of the Middle East: Jerusalem and Medina


19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G104
Moderators: Theodora Zampaki; D: TBA
Khalid El Awaisi: Jerusalem and Early Islam: Muhammads longing for the Holy Land
1045
1422

Theodora Zampaki: Ibn al-Athr on the Conquest of Jerusalem (492/1099)

1161 Atef Alshehri: The Holy City Image: The 16th Century Medina in Traveler Accounts

Update: 08 June 2014

The roots within: Socio-ecological struggles in Turkey under neoliberal developmentalism


19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G106
Moderators: Ethemcan Turhan; D: Fevzi zler, Bengi Akbulut
Begm zkaynak, Pnar Ertr Akyaz, Cem Iskender Aydn, Irmak Ertr: Towards a better understanding of environmental
conflicts in Turkey: Statistical political ecology meets with societal metabolism
Ethemcan Turhan: The Will to Adapt: Divergent developmentalism(s) in Turkish climate change adaptation policy
0863

Ayen Eren: Water As Commodity, River as Infrastructure: What Does Massive and Rapid Small Scale Hydropower
Development in Turkey Tell Us?
Mine Ilar: Unrepresentables: The ecological citizen in social movements in Turkey
Sinan Erens: Rethinking commons against the repertoire of ecology activism in Turkey

Women: Marriage and Education


19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G107
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Natasha Dar: Existing in the Liminal: Materializing Muslim Bodies and Marriages in the French-North African Immigrant
0736 Courtroom
0547

Marzieh Kaivanara: Women's Empowerment: Restrictions and Contradictions

Jeunesses, changement social et politique (s) dans les socits du Maghreb et du monde arabe III:
Diversity des expressions et des localizations de engagement des jeunes dans le monde arabe. Demandes d'intgration, participations et

Update: 08 June 2014

contestations
19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G108
Moderators: Thierry Desrues; D: Yasmine Berriane;
Sponsored by: Secrtariat dtat la Recherche du ministre espaol de lconomie et la comptitivit
Thierry Desrues, Ana Velasco Arrant: Des jeunes Maghreb ins engages dans des actions collectives et le printemps arabe
Zakary Kediri, Mohamed Tozy: Jeunes, leaders et agriculteurs: fragmentation de llite rurale au Maroc
Eric Gobe: Le barreau tunisien dans la rvolution : sens et porte des actions collectives jeunes avocats
0611

Claudie Fioroni: Clivage gnrationnel et mobilisations dans le sud de la Jordanie: le cas des mobilisations des jeunes
demandeurs demploi
Hind Ftouhi, Abdellaoui El Hassane, Mohamed Mahdi: Limplication des jeunes ruraux dans les projets de dveloppement local
(cas des projets de lINDH et du PMV) dans la zone Mekns-El Hajeb au Maroc

Arab Spring and Change


19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G109
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Jan Claudius Voelkel, Bahi Riham: Talking shops or power centres? The role of national parliaments in the Arab transformation
0153 countries
0702
0626

Anastasiia Nosova: Kuwaiti Arab Spring? The role of trans national factors in Kuwaits contentious politics
Ilyas Saliba: The fourth dimension of authoritarian (in)stability? Conceptualizing the effects from international context during the
Arab Uprisings

Update: 08 June 2014

0416

Waleed Ali: Disecuritization of the Middle-East: the Post Arab-Spring

Palestine: Solidarity and Resistance V:


Queer Visions for Palestine: Contextualizing Colonialism and Diasporas
19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G110
Moderators: Gayatri Gopinath; D: Paolo Bacchetta
Sponsored by Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Initiative (AMED)
Umayyah Cable: Cinematic activism: cultural politics at the Boston Palestine Film Festival
1485

Joanne Barker: Indigenationalism: the politics of indigenous relations with Israel in the United States
Haneen Maikey, Ghaith Hilal: Dismantling the image of the "Palestinian homosexual

Negotiating identity and modernity in middle eastern art


19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G201
Moderators: Silvia Naef; D: Martina Becker
Mirl Redmann: Accessing the modern through the contemporary? The Withdrawal of Tradition Past a Surpassing Disaster
appropriated for the discourse about modern Arab art
Elahe Helbig: Unrevealed Exchange. Early Photography in Iran
0349
Katrin Nahidi: Saqqakhaneh - Artistic concepts for Iranian modern art
Charlotte Bank: The artist in Syrian society: official vs. unofficial art and the problem of engaged artistic practice

Update: 08 June 2014

Understanding Justice and Development Party Rule


19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G202
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Emine Bademci: The Role of Islam in the Ideology and Political Communication of the Justice and Development Party
0923
0974
0721
0968

Hatice Simten Coar, Naln Soyark entrk: The Republic, the social and the individual: understanding the JDPs regime
Umut Bozkurt: Making sense of the Dynamics behind the hegemonic crisis of the AKP
Melehat Kutun Gurgen: Seeking for the Theoretical Traces of JDPs Authoritarianism: Its Assessment on Schmitt and Hayek

Themes in Islamic Theology


19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G204
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
0792
1470
1244
1140
0786

Zeynep Yucedogru: Tarf of the Bible or the Religion? Reflections from Ibn Taymiyya on the Corruption of the Bible
Youshaa Patel: The Social Imaginary of a 17th century Sufi-Jurist: Najm al-Dn al-Ghazz on Jews, Christians and Others
Mehmet Paac: Muslim Apocalypticism and Today's Middle East
Kadir Gmbeyaz: Heresiographical Classification in Islamic Literature
Patrick Laude: Reflections on the Quranic Notion of Ayt and Some of Its Contemporary Implications

Update: 08 June 2014

Gender-based violence in the Middle East


19.08.2014
17:00-19:0
G206
Moderators: Marwan Khawaja
Banu Akadl Ergmen, Ilknur Yksel Kaptanolu: Domestic violence against Women in different household structures
Jinan Usta: Domestic violence in crisis settings
0979

Enshrah Ahmed: UNFPA strategy and framework for action to addressing gender based violence
Mehrinaz El Awady: Arab national legislation on violence against women
Cari Clark: Intimate partner violence, other family violence, and unmet need for family planning in Jordan

Literature and Politics


19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G 207
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Nino Jikia: The Palestinian Problems in Ghassan Kanafanis Novels
1317
0823
0174

Yaseen Ibraheem Kittani: Palestinian literature in light of the uprising: the novel of Sahar Khalifah as an example
Mehri Abdi Miardan: Satirical Reflection of Social Issues in Golestan Saadi

The European Union and the Eastern Mediterranean


19.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G208

Update: 08 June 2014

Moderators: TBA; D: TBA


Ozker Kocadal : The EU in Cyprus Peace Process: An Ambivalent Peacemaker
1061
Nilgun ner: Turkeys Role as an Energy Hub: Strategic Selectivity and Competing Strategies in the Eastern Mediterranean

Update: 08 June 2014

20/08/2014
WOCMES 2014 - DAY 3
Iraqi Politics in Post-Saddam Era
20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
B Hall
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Mehair Kathem : The district advisory council (DAC), peace building interventions and the Iraqi NGO
sector in Sadr City between 2003 and 2013
0893

0985

Marc Lemieux : Iraq elections and political concession-making since 2005, between Islam and secular
nationalism

Egypt in transition: A balance-sheet


20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
C Hall
Moderators: Gamal M. Selim; D:TBA;
Organizer: International Association of Middle Eastern Studies (IAMES) Sponsored by: International Association of
Middle Eastern Studies (IAMES)
Ibrahim G. Aoud: Egypt between January 25 and June 30
1051

Michael Mulligan: The 2014 constitution and Egypt's obligations under international law
Amany A. Khodair: The Egyptian spring: Women's friend or foe?

Update: 08 June 2014

Lawrie Phillips: Filming revolutionary and post-revolutionary Egypt: The struggle for survival and
credibility

Gender equality in (times of) crisis: neoliberalism and neo-conservatism in Turkey


20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
D Hall
Moderators: Gulbanu Altunok; D: TBA
Glbanu Altunok: Biopolitics, Security and Gender (equality): Neo-conservatism (against Feminism) in
Turkey

1197

Saniye Dedeolu: Female Employment Policies in Turkey: A Pendulum between Conservatism and
Neoliberalism
Melda Yaman: Neo-liberal Policies, Industrial Strategy and Female Employment

Handan Ko: Understanding Neoliberalism and the New Conservatism in Middle East: Turkey
Experience and Prospects for Feminism
Comparative Political Economy of Middle East I
20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
F14
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Ouzhan Gksel: The Turkish Economic Development Experience and the Post-Revolutionary Middle
East in Comparative Perspective
0236
1401
1483

Ines Trojette: Determinants of conditional convergence MENA-Euro Zone: the institutional effect
Ali Somel: The impacts of nationalization and privatization in the transformation of Turkey and Egypt

Update: 08 June 2014

0874

Taner Beyolu: The Effect of Neoliberal Policies on the Administration of Culture in Turkey

Globalisation, Local Government and Governance in the Middle East


20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
F15
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Rami Zeedan: Minorities Local Government in the Middle East
0471
0520

Seyed Mousa Pourmousavi, Hossein Mohammadian: Analysis of Middle East Islamic cities Position in
World Cities Network

Transformation, elite change and new social mobilization in the Arab world I: Reconfiguration of the Politically Relevant Elite
20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
F16
Moderators: Muriel Asseburg; Co-Chair: Heiko Wimmen; D: Steven Heydemann
Chrine Chams El Dine: The Militarys Shifting Alliances and Egypts Transformation Process
Nadine Abdalla: Youth Movements in the Egyptian Transformation
0298
Amel Boubekeur: Difficult Elite Coalitions and the Tunisian Transformation
Anna Antonakis: Unequal Agendas: Contentious Politics and Participation in Tunisias Transformation
Migration and Diasporas
20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
F17

Update: 08 June 2014

Moderators: TBA; D: TBA


Wai Yip Ho: The Emerging Yemeni Diaspora in China and China's Growing Presence in Yemen
0963
0336

Florian Kohnle: Religious aspects in the context of autochthonous Christians diaspora networks in the
middle east

0585

Emanuelle Degli Esposti: Narrating the diaspora, creating the nation: discourse, identity, and the state in
the making of the Iraqi Shi'a diaspora

Reform in Morocco
20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ08
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Volkan Ipek: The European morocco: a postcolonial aspect of how the treaty of Rome was interpreted
by the king Hassan the second?
1336
0668

Mohammed Masbah: Understanding Moroccos Slow Motion Reform Process

Islamic Charities in Egypt: Contemporary Realities


20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ09
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Sarah Sabry: The boom in Islamic charity in Cairos informal areas
0323

Yasmine Moataz Ahmed: Mediating politics: Islamic charities in an Egyptian village


Sara Lei Sparre: Formation of Muslim citizens: The meaning and embodiment of charity work among

Update: 08 June 2014

young Egyptians
One Empire, Many Religions: Religion and Society Under Fatimid Rule I: Fatimid Narratives of Authority
20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ14
Moderators: Almut Hoefert; D: Ismail Poonawala
Jamel A. Velji: Imminence, distance: narrative reframings of early Fatimid apocalyptic
0741

Shainool Jiwa: The Baghdad Manifesto: A lineage exposed or an expose on lineage?


Arzina R. Lalani: Fatimid notion of authority: historical and intellectual premises

Espace Public et Conversation de la Nature


20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ15
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Khadijetou Seneh: Systme territoriale: Dveloppement et conservation, faut-il choisir? Impact de la
route Nouakchott Nouadhibou su le Parc National du Banc d'Arguin (PNBA)
0870

0424

Louafi Ep Bellara Samira, Abdou Saliha: Les arbres dalignement dans Lespace public urbain et son
influence sur la qualit des ambiances thermiques

Representation of Women in Media


20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ16
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Sinan Kadife: Representations of Women in Islamist Films in Turkey
0922

Update: 08 June 2014

0589
0168

Nancy Gallagher: Women and Gender in Contemporary Egyptian Documentaries


Sabah Firoz Uddin: Burka Avenger, Pakistani Cartoon taking on the Taliban: A Move to Feminism or
Keeping women on the Margins?

Kurdish Politics I
20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ17
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Ozlem Kayhan Pusane, Asli Ilgit: Counterinsurgency as foreign policy: Turkeys struggle with the PKK
at the international front
0470
1331
1102

emsa zar: The return of Kurdish villagers to their hometowns


Ozlem Goner: Spatial Formations of the Nation and the Outsiders: The Case of Dersim

Ferda Fahrioglu Akin: Applying Human Needs Theory to Turkeys Kurdish Question in the Context of
Secruity and Identity
Neither visitors, nor colonial victims: the history of Muslims in interwar Europe
20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G101
Moderators: Umar Riyad; D: TBA Sponsored by European Research Council (ERC Starting Grant)
Umar Riyad : Towards a Trans-Cultural History of Muslim Networks in Interwar Europe
1264

0708

Sophie Spaan: Muslim Religious Identity and Institutions in interwar Europe

Update: 08 June 2014

Mehdi Sajid: Muslim Images of Europe from within: The acse of Shakib Arslan
Andrei Tirtan: Political activism and Pan-Islamism in interwar Europe
Post-Arab Spring: Russia and the Middle East
20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G102
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Muharrem Erenler: The extent and instruments of Russian soft power in the contemporary middle east
1325
0231
1301

Seven Erdoan: Coming Back of Russia: The Case of Arab Uprisings


Morteza Shoja, Akbar Valizadeh: Russia and Arabian Uprisings

Socio-political changes and future prospects in the Gulf I: from the perspectives of political actors, class, ethnicity and gender
20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G104
Moderators: Abdullah Babood and Namie Tsujigami; D: Abdullah Babood
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen: Shifting Dynamics of Politics and Opposition in Kuwait
Hirotake Ishiguro: Experiment of Elections and Development of Parliamentary Politics in the Gulf
0233
Takuya Murakami: Non-Ideological Demonstration in Oman: New Forms of Lobbying or Threat of
Regime Change?
Conceptualising de-democratisation in Turkey: An analysis from the perspective of human security
20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G106

Update: 08 June 2014

Moderators: Zuhal Yeilyurt Gndz; D: TBA


Birgul Demirtas: Justice and Development Partys Understanding of Democracy: Advanced
Democracy in Rhetoric, De-Democratisation in Practice
Zuhal Yeilyurt Gndz: The Justice and Development Party: On Womens Bodies and Humans
Insecurities
0684
Funda Gencoglu Onbasi: A Discussion on the Notion of Hate Speech from the Perspective of the
Relationship between Democracy and (Human) Security
Bezen Balamir Coskun: Turkeys Refugee Regime and the Construction of Syrian Refugee as a
Human Security Issue
L'architecture, les villes et les sites symboliques dans le Maghreb
20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G107
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Senda Fendri, Mounir Dhouib: Morphologie Structurale et Systmique de la Mdina de Tunis
0876
0237

Khadidja Boughazi, Samia Rebouh, Harkat Naim, Aiche Messaoud: La valle du m'zab, une leon
d'architecture

0691

Mansouri Lamia, Debache Samira, Djeridi Anis: Spatialit et symbolique d'un espace soufi Alger au
XVIIIe sicle

0313

Haoui Bensaada Samira: El kantara, exemple d'une architecture vernaculaire oasienne en Algrie

Changing identities in history


20.08.2014
09:00-11:00

Update: 08 June 2014

G108
Moderators: Lise Paulsen Galal; D: TBA
Deanna Womack: Gospel Preachers, Gospel Printers: Syrian Protestants & the Nahda

0555

Karene Sanchez: Language, identity and the Catholics of the Holy Land: the case of the Melkite
community (1920-1950)
Michael Marten: The ramifications of Scottish Presbyterian influence on British policy in the Mandate
period after 1948

From Modernization to Westernization: some observations on the course of the Tanzimat


20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G109
Moderators: Eugunia Kermeli, D: TBA
Butrus Abu Manneh: Social Mobility in Ottoman-Turkish Society and its impact on the Tanzimat
1477

Mehmet Seyitdanlioglu: Tanzimat: Beginnings of Separations of Powers in Ottoman Empire in Tanzimat


Era 1838-1878

Berrak Burcak: Beyond East-West Dichotomy: Some Observations on the Tanzimat Reforms
Palestine: Solidarity and Resistance VI:
Resistant Economies and Questions of Solidarity
20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G110
Moderators: Samia Al-Botmeh; D:Saed Abu Hijleh;
Sponsored by Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Initiative (AMED)
Ryvka Barnard: Domestic tourism and consciousness raising in occupied Palestine
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Update: 08 June 2014

Jennifer Kelly: The forest for the trees: tourism, erasure, and solidarity in Palestine
Lila Sharif: Savory politics: neoliberalism, eco-occupation, and the Palestinian olive
Afghanistan in Historical Perspective
20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G201
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Zeynep Tuba Sungur: Tribal Encounters with Modernity: the Case of Pashtuns in Afghanistan
0948
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Yahia Baiza: The Changing Pattern of Power in Afghanistan, 1964-2014: A Critical Analysis
Alam Payind, Melinda McClimans: Inside Afghanistan 24 Years After the Soviet Withdrawal

Role of Media in Egyptian Revolution


20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G202
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Kai Hafez: Radically polarized publics and the demise of media freedom in Egypt
0947
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Tolga Yazici: Different Perceptions of Egyptian Coup Detat by Turkish Media


Theodora Papadopoulou : The Role of Media in the Case of the Turmoil in Egypt

Reconfigurations of Space
20.08.2014
09:00-11:00

Update: 08 June 2014

G204
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Zahra Ahmadipor, Erfan Dalili Didar: Principals and Methods of Administrative Division in Iran
0126
1251

Guillaume Vareilles: Gographie politique et gohistoire des frontires au Proche-Orient: (re)naissance


d'une modernit ?

Post-Islamism in Turkey I: Theoretical Approach


20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G206
Moderators: Isabel David and Tugrul Keskin; D: Beken Saatcioglu;
Sponsored by the Journal Sociology of Islam
Michelangelo Guida: Intellectual debate on Post-Islamism

0938

Kemal Slay: Respeaking the Ottoman Words, Reliving the Ottoman World: The Cultural
Significance of Turkeys Imperial Past and Its Political Significance for Turkish
Islamism(s)
Damla Ik: Vakif as Intent and Practice: Charity and Poor Relief in Contemporary Turkey

Neslihan evik: Muslimism: Islamic engagements of modernity in Contemporary Turkey


Oral and Written Narratives in Education Practices
20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G207
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Deniz Yksel: Affecting Turkish girls and boys - dissertation project: gender, nation, and religion in
1049
contemporary Turkish school textbooks

Update: 08 June 2014

0162

Aslhan Zengin: Reasons of internally displaced Kurdish women for not participating in PECs (Peoples'
Education Centers): a narrative analysis

0215

Jennifer L Nichols: The Arabic Language Fog of War: Veterans' language learning experiences during
deployment and after

Tatar Exiles in Interwar Japan


20.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G208
Moderators: Nobuo Misawa; D: TBA
Nobuo Misawa:
Sayeko Numat:
Merthan Ali Dndar:
0213
Abdullah Gndodu:
Ismail Trkolu:
The unknown knowns: Iraq after 10 years of occupation
20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
B Hall
Moderators: Tareq Y. Ismael; D: Gamal M. Selim;
Sponsored by: International Association of Middle Eastern Studies (IAMES), in cooperation with the International
Association of Contemporary Iraqi Studies (IACIS)
Tareq Y. Ismael, and Jacqueline S. Ismael: The rule of the preachers: Examining todays Iraq through
Al-Wardis lens
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Hussain Shaban: State and the roots of the democracy in Iraq

Update: 08 June 2014

Raymond William Baker: Breaking windows: Corruption, Iraq, and American empire
Sherzad Ameen Al-Najjar: The views of al-Wardi on the prospects of democracy in Iraq
Expressions of Resistance: The Mainstreaming of the Alternative: Roundtable
20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
C Hall
Moderators: Malak Rouchdy; D: Hanan Sabea
Mariz Momtaz Shaker Kelada: Politics of Dancing: Rethinkg Gender Discourses Through Cairos
Contemporarary Dance School
Noha Sherif Khattab: The Performing Body: Embodiment as Vehicle as Expression
0811

Zainab Magdy: Rethinking Sheharazad: Images of Resistance and Conformity


Dana Alawneh: The Body Through the Told and the Performed: Women Storytelling and Performance
Projects in Cairo

Toward an Islamicate cosmopolitan imagination: the moral legacy of Marshall GS Hodgson


20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
D Hall
Moderators: Miriam Cooke; D: TBA
Huricihan Islamoglu: World history as fulfillment of individual moral responsibility
0586

Ercument Asil: Tradition in the technicalistic age: a Hodgsonian example from Ottoman popular science

Bruce B. Lawrence: Hodgson the cosmopolitan historian, with Islamicate accents


Comparative Political Economy of the Middle East II
20.08.2014

Update: 08 June 2014

11:30-13:30
F14
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Moritz Schmoll: Explaining state inactivity in tax collection: a study of Egyptian state capacity and
state-society relations
1332
0511
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1365

Maria Fernandez Vivancos Marquina: Class, lifestyle, and automobiles in Cairo


Matthew Wainscott: Egypt's capitalist class and revolution
Mehmet Hecan: Comparative political economy of IMF packages; Egypt and Tunisia

Political Violence
20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
F15
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Mustafa Yetim: Revisiting Actor Debates in International Relations Discipline: Hezbollah as a Non-State
0406
Actor in the wake of Arab Spring

1116

Dila Vardal: Types of violence in the Middle East: Why peaceful co-existence appears to be an
ideological dream

Transformation, elite change and new social mobilization in the Arab world II: Social Mobilisation and New Patterns of Participation
20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
F16
Moderators: Heiko Wimmen; Co-chair: Muriel Asseburg; D:Steven Heydemann
Wolfram Lacher: The rise of the local in Libya: Towards a New Elite bargain?
0284

Update: 08 June 2014

Rafaa Tabib: Bottom-Up Participation and Political Contestation in Libya


Mareike Transfeld: The GCC Roadmap, Shifting Elite Coalitions and the Transformation in Yemen
Atiaf Al Wazir: Independent Youth in the Yemeni Transformation
Issues in Contemporary Middle Eastern Literature
20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
F17
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Fedra Rodrguez Hinojosa: The jihadist character in 21st century Arabic literature
0152
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1479
1446

Ralph Heyndels: La signification socio-culturelle des trois romans ayant reu le prix de la Mamounia
Alireza Nabilou: Literature in the Middle East between tradition and innovation
Hanan H Jasim: Rewriting Romance in Thousand and One Nights
Irene Siegel: History and The Ethics of Allegory in the Writing of Edmond Amran El Maleh

The Role of China in the Middle East


20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
F19
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Zhiguang Sam Yin: The Politics of Resistance: Mao Zedongs Perspective on the Politics of The Third
World Countries in the 1950s and a Review of Post-Cold War Narrative of Cold War History
0877

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0569
1321

Sujata Ashwarya Cheema: Conflict or Cooperation? India and China in the Gulf: Envisaging Future
Trends
Norafidah Ismail: China: Dealing with the Arab uprisings and crises

Discourse and Images in the Media


20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ08
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Trudy Anderson: In the telly of the beast: from post-colonialism to neo-colonialism in the depiction of
the arab in British and American media
1101
0759
1174

Tatiana Mozhaeva: Signification and Temporality across Cultures


Majid Hosseini, Arash Khani: The media war; ideological Illustration between West and East, Hybrid
Solution, the Common Media Language and ethical sharing

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Citizenship in the Muslim Mind: Merging Constructs and Applications of Citizenship in Domestic and Transnational Spaces
20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ09
Moderators: Saeed A Khan; D: TBA
Saeed A Khan:
Isra El Beshir:
0912
Jason Huyghe:
Sidra Ali:

Update: 08 June 2014

One empire, many religions: religion and society under Fatimid rule II: Fatimid techniques of power
20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ14
Moderators: Serena Tolino; D: TBA
Almut Hoefert: Rule as experiment: the religious policy of Caliph al-Hakim
0741
Serena Tolino: Eunuchs in the Fatimid Empire: Ranks, Masculinities and Sacredness
Islam and Theology: Tafsir, Fiqh, Hadith
20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ15
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Alena Kulinich: Perceptions of Mutazilite exegesis in pre-modern Islamic tradition
0769
0781
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0182

Mohammed Moussa: Muhammad al-Ghazali and the Jurist's Craft: Alternatives to History in
Contemporary Islam
Luay Radhan: Did Muhammad really say that?! Jamal al-Bannas doubts about "Sahih al-Bukhari"
Susanne Olsson: Changing notions of the phrase al-wala wa al-bara (allegiance and disavowal)

Womens experiences of public space in Turkey


20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ16
Moderators: Elif E. Aksit; D: TBA
Elif E. Aksit: Forgotten spaces, dislocated politics
1168

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Selda Tuncer: Stepping out of home: everyday conditions of womens going public in Turkey
Elifhan Kse: Urban space and gender geography in the Turkish tara: case study of Karaman
Figen Uzar zdemir: Pious womens religious activities at the mosques in Ankara, Turkey
Kurdish Politics II
20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ17
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Hatice Yaprak Civelek, Sinan Zeynelolu: Researching Ethnicity in Turkey: Mother tongue as a
Discursive Choice
0552
0476
1231

Eser Selen: Rethinking Ethno-racist Fictions, Nationalist Myths: Turkish Variations


Ulrike Flader: Undermining subjectivation in the everyday: Kurdish childrens practices of subverting
the national vow in Turkey

History of Mandate in the Middle East


20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G101
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Itamar Radai: A Tale of Cultural Hybridity: the Palestinian Middle Class in Jerusalem under the Mandate
0342
1340
0137

Mohammad Masad: Reexamining British Mandates Orientalist Approach to Palestine


Catherine Wadad Batruni: Lebanon and the Second World War: The End of A Mandate and the Birth of

Update: 08 June 2014

A Nation
1302

Idir Ouahes: Press & Censorship during the first five years of France's Syrian Mandate

The Naqab Bedouin and Colonialism: New Perspectives


20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G102
Moderators: Sophie Richter Devroe; D: TBA
Sophie Richter Devroe: From Ayam Ar-Reef to Rahat: Naqab Bedouin Womens Experiences of
Sedentarisation
Mansour Nasasra: The Politics of Non-cooperation and Lobbying: the Naqab Bedouin and Israeli
Military Rule, 1948-1967
0788
Ahmad Amara: Colonialism, Cause Advocacy, and the Naqab Case
Sarab Abu Rabia Queder: Shifting Discourses: Unlocking Representations of Educated Bedouin
Womens Identities
Socio-political changes and future prospects in the Gulf II: from the perspectives of class, ethnicity and gender
20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G104
Moderators: Abdullah Babood and Namie Tsujigami; D: Kristian Coates Ulrichsen
Masaki Matsuo: Ethnocracy of the Arab Gulf States
0635

Koji Horinuki: Social Security and Housing Policy in the UAE


Namie Tsujigami: Gender Policies and Legitimacy in the Gulf

Update: 08 June 2014

Remapping the realm of ideologies in Turkey: Approaches beyond the official ideology debate
20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G106
Moderators: Ali Somel; D: TBA
Cangl rnek: The official ideology debate in Turkey: Assumptions, ambiguities and problems
Funda Hlag Demirbilek: The role of the police apparatus in the re-making of the ideological sphere in
post-cold war Turkey
1295
Nesliah Leman Baaran: The ideology of the Muslim-Turkish merchant bourgeoisie in the formation
years of the republic in Turkey
Sezgi Durgun: Ideology of place/space in todays Turkey: Politics at the urban frontier
Architecture, Patrimonie et Transformation Urbaine en Algerie
20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G107
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Said Madani, Abderrahmane Diafat: Mutations Urbaines de la Cit des Cheminots Stif, Algrie
0778
0880

Khaled Chorfi: Le Fait Urbain en Algrie Pour une Refonte sur les Pratiques. Cas de Stif Algrie

0352

Benharkat Sarah, Bouchahm Garmia: Environnement lumineux et confort visuel dans les espaces
denseignement universitaire Constantine: A propos de deux btiments

0179

Sehili Farida: La mthod H.Q.D.I.L a lpreuve de lvaluation de la durabilit dun cente historique. Cas
de Mansourah Kbira (W. Bordj Bou Arrridj, Algrie)

1184

Djemai Boussouf Faima: La mise en valeur d'un secteur sauvegard: le Rocher de Constantine

Update: 08 June 2014

Displacement/Migration
20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G108
Moderators: Michael Marten; D: TBA
Lise Paulsen Galal and Sara Lei Sparre: Voices and negotiations among Middle Eastern Christian
communities in Denmark
0556

Marta Wozniak: Assyrians/Syriacs in Sweden: old and new challenges


Fiona McCallum and Alistair Hunter: Migrant perspectives on homeland political developments:
responses of Middle Eastern Christians in the UK to the Arab Uprisings

Ottoman Law and Family


20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G109
Moderators: Hadi Hosainy; D: Leyla Kayhan Elbirlik
Hadi Hosainy: Slavery and Adoption: Integration of Slaves into the Early-Modern Istanbul Households
Zoe Griffith: Family, Property and Inheritance in Ottoman Lebanon: the Case of Keecizade Mehmed
Aas Mulberry Trees
1199

Leyla Kayhan Elbirlik: Experiences of Children and Single Mothers in Eighteenth-Century Istanbul
Minna Rozen: The impact of Ottoman law on Rabbinical Court Rulings Concerning Issues of Personal
Status in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Istanbul
Glay Ylmaz: The Children of Bursa Taken as Devshirmes in 1604

Update: 08 June 2014

Palestine: Solidarity and Resistance VII:


Historical Approaches to Palestine Studies: Student Movement, Political Alliances and Dirty War
20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G110
Moderators: Hasan Ayoub; D: Esmail Nashef;
Sponsored by Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Initiative (AMED)
Mjriam Abu Samra: Palestinian transnational student movements: vanguard or solidarity?

1415

Jennifer Mogannam: Unity and political power: infrastructure, victories, and pitfalls of the LNM-PLO
alliance

Tamara Lea Spira: Conjunctures and divergences: hemispheric American solidarities with Palestine,
from the Dirty War to the War on Terror
Security in the Middle East: The Role of Internal and External Powers
20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G201
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Mara Constanza Apodaca Del Hoyo: International relations of the Middle East, and British plans for the
defence of the area, 1945-1948
0601

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Limits of discourse
20.08.2014
11:30-13:30

Siarhei Bohdan: Modern Arms for the Islamic Republic? Role of Post-Soviet Sources of Weapons and
Defence-Related Technologies in Strengthening Iran's Military Might After 1989
John Aldon Wahlquist: Power/influence conversion and the US.-Jordanian arms transfer relationship

Update: 08 June 2014

G202
Moderators: Paola Abenante; Co-Chair: Samuli Schielke; D: TBA
Paola Abenante: I feared myself so much that I gave up. The predicament of self-discipline in the life
of a young Egyptian woman
Samuli Schielke: To the one it concerns: Finding a literary voice and the difficulty of being heard
0859

Alice Elliot: Ordinary future, anomalous present: Rescaling the ordinary in a Moroccan emigrant town
Aymon Kreil: Legitimate Realms of the Unsaid: Psychology and Taboo in Cairo

Jessica Winegar: Making Sense, or Not, of Revolution


Aux marges des villes: formes et rcits littraires
20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G204
Moderators: Anna Madoeuf; D: Elena Chiti
Elena Chiti: La marginalit lpreuve de lhistoire: perceptions arabes et europennes dAlexandrie
(1879-1940)
Anna Madoeuf: Le juge, lofficier et le visionnaire. Figurations et assignations la marge de la ville
ancienne du Caire
0304
Muriel Rosemberg: Les marges d'Istanbul, Istanbul en marge
Nora Semmoud: Alger clair-obscur. Htel Saint-Georges de Rachid Boudjedra
Florence Troin: Fractures de la ville et de la socit constantinoises. Al Zilzl de Tahar Ouattar
Post-Islamism in Turkey II: The Glen movement and post-Islamism
20.08.2014

Update: 08 June 2014

11:30-13:30
G206
Moderators: Isabel David and Tugrul Keskin;
D: Kemal Silay;
Sponsored by: The Center for Turkish Studies at Portland State University and Turkish and Ottoman Studies at
Indiana University
Co-sponsored by: Turkish Review
Fabio Vicini: Post-Islamism or Veering Toward Political Modernity? Ideology and Islam in the Glen
Movement
Marhabo Saparova: Becoming Muhacir, becoming akirde: A Case of Female University Students from
Central Asia in the Glen Movement in Turkey
0937
Kristina Dohrn: Post-Islamist practices between Turkey and Tanzania: A perspective on teachers and
businessmen inspired by Fethullah Glen
Ouz Alyanak: Emergent Actors, Emerging Narratives: Competing Representations of Islam and Turkey
in North America
Migration and Minorities from a Legal Perspective
20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G207
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Marta Burgos Gonzalez: Migration policies and integration in Israel
1252
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Ylenia Rocchini: Moroccan kafla in migration context Islam, the best interests of the child and crossborder family issues
Gulce Tarhan Celebi: Courts Shaping National Identity: the Supreme Court of Israel and the
Constitutional Court of Turkey

Update: 08 June 2014

Elites and Intellectuals in the Periphery of the Middle East in the 19th Century: Maghreb and Central Asia
20.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G208
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Aziza Shanazarova: Laziz Azizzoda: An Unexplored Jadid in Central Asia
0564
1459

Idriss Jebari: Reconfiguring understandings of intellectual engagement and disengagement by critical


North African thinkers, 1965-1980

0124

Lamia Bougrioua: The extremist assimilated Algerian elite and the Algerian national movement ( 18191945 )

LOC: Transformation of Health Policy in Turkey


20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
B Hall
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Glbiye Yenimahalleli Yaar: Universal Health Coverage in Turkey: An Evaluation on Financial
Protection
Ipek Eren Vural: Politics of pharma price and expenditure control
1268
Iraq: The human costs of occupation
20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
B Hall
Moderators: Seif DaNa; Organised by: Tareq Y. Ismael;
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Update: 08 June 2014

Sponsored by: International Association of Middle Eastern Studies (IAMES), in cooperation with the International
Association of Contemporary Iraqi Studies (IACIS)
Abdul Kadhum Al-Aboudi: Radioactive contamination and the legacy of war waste, Iraq as a case study
1158

Mundher Al-Adhami : Iraqi education as a prolonged emergency

Dirk Adriaensens: Accountability and justice in the 'New Iraq'


Islamic Prayers: Experience, Imagination, and the Weight of Daily Life: ROUNDTABLE
20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
C Hall
Moderators: Niloofar Haeri; D: TBA;
Organizers: Paola Abenante and Niloofar Haeri
Paola Abenante, Niloofar Haeri, Butch Ware, Travis Zadeh, Fabio Vicini, Ingvild Flaskerud, Alessandro
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Cancian, Galina Oustinova Stjepanovic, Mohammad Reza Haeri
Respectability and gendered mobility in the early twentieth century Middle East and North Africa I: Negotiating respectability
20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
D Hall
Moderators: Liat Kozma; D: TBA
Simon Jackson: Performing relief: Syro-Lebanese womens humanitarian philanthropy in the diaspora,
1915-1926
1118

Francesca Biancani : Conflicting narrations of gendered liminality: the case of Slovenian migrant
domestic workers in Egypt at the turn of the 20th Century

Camila De Maria Y Campos Pastor: Women in Service and other Scandals in the Moral Economy of the
Mandate Mediterranean
Comparative Political Economy of Middle East III
20.08.2014

Update: 08 June 2014

14:30-16:30
F14
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Wenke Krestin: Economic international partnerships in contemporary Algeria: the brokers as mediators
and designers
0772
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Erin A Snider: Engineering transition: The new political economy of aid and security in the Arab region
Asma Ahmed Ali Farah: What factors shape attitudes towards wasta and its utilisation in the Middle East
and North Africa?
Boualem Zerouati: Foreign languages, global economy and formation

New research on the Syrian conflict


20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
F15
Moderators: Andr Bank; D: Tina Zintl
Francesca De Chatel: The Role of Drought and Climate Change in the Syrian Uprising:
Untangling the Triggers of the Revolution
0473

Thomas Pierret: Syrian Salafis at War: External Support and Local Realities

Stephan Rosiny: Challenges and Chances of Power Sharing for Syria and the Region
Iran and the West in the 20th Century
20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
F16
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA

Update: 08 June 2014

0434

Roland Popp: Transnational Opposition: Iranian Students in West Germany and the East German-Iranian
Diplomatic Rapprochement

0501

Mansoureh Ebrahimi, Kamaruzaman Yusoff: The British Plot to Remove Iranian Prime Minister
Mosaddeq from Power (1951-1953)

0138

Murat Yml: Revisiting The German Influence In Iran and The Deposition of Reza Shah (1926-1941)

Experiences of Youth
20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
F17
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Arash Beidollahkhani: The Middle East Revolutions: courageous uprising of the youth against the
current and entrance into the area of public policy
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Anne Linda Amira Augustin: Ansar al-Shariahs Emirate of Waqar and the struggle of youth in Southern
Yemen
Sina Birkholz: Globalisation has done its job - Young Egyptians' everyday cosmopolitanisms

Dalila Boualam: Enqute ethnographique sur les trajectoires scolaires et migratoires de la jeunesse
dore palestinienne
Islamic Political Thought
20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
F19
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Roida Oktay Rzayeva: Postmodern and religion: the discursive analysis
0345
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0373

Okazaki Hiroki: A critical assessment of despotism and the modern evolutionary approach in the Arab
world ---A view of Shubl Shumayyils thought---

Ottoman Empire and Balkans in the 17th-18th Century


20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
FZ08
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Birol Gndodu : A Story of Ottoman Success or Failure in the Peloponnese prior to the Greek
Insurrection of 1770? An Attempt to Distinguish between Myths and Facts on the Issue of Ottoman
0251
Incompetence

0320

Keiko Iwamoto :The change of the Ottoman semi-military classes in the Balkan Peninsula: a study of
the yrk in Rumeli and the descendants of the conquerors in the 17th and 18th centuries

Arab Spring and Turkey from a Comparative Perspective


20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
FZ09
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Cemal Karakas : Historical Path-Dependence, Actorness, Structure, or External Conditionality? A
Conceptual Framework for Turkey's Role as a 'Model' for Muslim States
0214

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0630

Hayriye Ozen, Cenk Aygul : Tahrir and Taksim compared: the (non-) incorporation of the demands of
protesters into institutionalized politics
Natalia Ribas Mateos: De-centering conceptual globalization. An approximation from Arabic and
Turkish Worlds

Update: 08 June 2014

One empire, many religions: religion and society under Fatimid Rule II: Empire and religion in Syria and Palestine
20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
FZ14
Moderators: Serena Tolino; D: TBA
Hatim Mahamid: The Fatimids in Syria and the Sunni Shii conflict
0741
Daniella Talmon-Heller: Religious innovation in 11th century Palestine
Ibadi Religio-Intellectual Tradition
20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
FZ15
Moderators: Sulaiman Al Shueili; D: TBA
Valeria J. Hoffmann: Ibadi Islam: Its Place in Islamic Thought
0496

Sulaiman b. Ali b. Amir al-Shueili: The History of Quranic Exegesis in the Tradition of the Ibadi
School of Islam
Ismail Albayrak: Ibadis Approaches to the Methodology of Quranic Exegesis

Queer Studies
20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
FZ16
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Eda Hatice Farsakoglu, Katrine Scott : Reflexivity, Positionality, and Power: Thinking Through
Ethnographic Studies from the Middle Eastern Field Setting
0758
1334

Ece Saltan: Transness: An Urban Phenomenon In Istanbul

Update: 08 June 2014

0662

Matthew Clare: The place (?) of queer middle eastern migrants in the Netherlands

Kurdish Politics III


20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
FZ17
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Nail Elhan, Deniz Solmaz: Transformation of Northern Iraq: An Analysis of Class Struggle and
Possibility of a "Passive Revolution"
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0930

Melisande Marie Genat: Land Reform and Collective Failure: The Mixed Lessons of Iraqi Development
in the Kurdish Region During the 1970s
Can Cemgil: Kurdish foreign policy: an analysis of the foreign policy of a non-state nation

Religious and Social Communities in the Middle East


20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G101
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Cengiz Sisman, Muharrem Varol: When Kabbala Meets Sufism: Crypto-Jewish Dervishes in the
Ottoman Empire
0821

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Rza Yldrm: From Ethos Comitatus to Village Religion: The Making of Qizilbash Faith in the
Sixteenth Century

State and Society in Revolutionary Egypt


20.08.2014

Update: 08 June 2014

14:30-16:30
G102
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Salma Soliman: Researching Egyptian business and society after the Arab Spring
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0716
0978
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Christoph Sorg: Social Struggles in the Making of a Post-Neoliberal Order: Revolutionary Egypt as a
Laboratory for Global Social Change
Abdulgani Bozkurt, Korkmaz Yldrm: Democratization in Egypt during Mubarak and Mursi era
Lucia Ardovini: Forgetting a Revolution: the disintegration of the Egyptian state

Varieties of Social Movements in MENA


20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G104
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Abdelfattah Mady, Gkhan Bozba: Islamic social movements and democratization: A Comparison
between Egypt and Turkey
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Manal A Jamal: Analogical Reasoning, History and Social Movement Organization/Mobilization


Ozlem Sisman: God, bread and freedom: the anti-capitalist muslims and democracy in turkey

Rethinking single-party period in Turkey: new approaches to authoritarianism, resistance and agency
20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G106
Moderators: Glhan Balsoy; D: TBA

Update: 08 June 2014

Alexandros Lamprou: Such kind of people should not become MPs: political denunciations and statesociety relations during the single-party period in Turkey
Sanem Gven Salgrl: What Comes After the Critique? Questioning Population Politics through
Medical Practices during the Interwar Years in Turkey
0689
Umut Azak: Reforming Islam through or despite the Directorate of Religious Affairs? Rethinking the
Control Aspect of Secularism in the Single-Party Period in Turkey
Sevgi Adak: Social change and womens agency in early republican Turkey: the case of anti-veiling
campaigns
Heritage
20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G107
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Abdelkader Ababneh: Heritage management planning, stakeholders and legal problematic; the case of
0573
the archeological site of Jarash in Jordan
Theo Loinaz: At the medico-magical interface: obstetric charms and amulets across communal borders in
1000
the Mediterraneo-Mesopotamian area
Changing identities in contemporary contexts
20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G108
Moderators: Karene Sanchez; D: TBA
Paul Rowe: Serve to Survive: Palestinian Christian Civil Society Organizations and political change in
Israel and Palestine
0557
Mark Calder: A different world in Manger Square: Bethlehem Christian experiences of change in a local
frame

Update: 08 June 2014

Joseph Hermiz: Assyrianism, a double edged sword: identity and conflict in independent Assyrian
journalism (1906-2008)
Tijmen Baarda: Four churches, four communities: Syriac Christians of the early Iraqi state
Representation and Images in Arab Television Channels
20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G109
Moderators:TBA; D: TBA
Christine Crone: TV and Popular Culture in the Middle East: New Trends in the Aftermath of Arab
Spring
1214

1164

Habiba Boumlik, Burcin Ogrenir: Turkish dubbed soap operas in Morocco Hybridization, liberation and
alienation

Palestine: Solidarity and Resistance VIII:


Palestine and US Communities of Color: Labor and Anti-Racist Solidarities
20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G110
Moderators: Leanne Howe; D: Robin D.G. Kelley;
Sponsored by the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Initiative (AMED)
Marisol LeBron: We face the same aggressor: Puerto Rico, Palestine, and the politics of colonial
comparison
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Justin Leroy: Empire and the obligations of Blackness: toward a Black/Palestinian solidarity politic
Jaime Veve: US labor and Palestine: historical challenges, future possibilities

Update: 08 June 2014

Philosophy in the Modern Middle East I


20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G201
Moderators: Anke von Kgelgen; Co-chair: M. Sait zervarl
Anke von Kgelgen: Philosophy and Philosophers in the Modern Arab speaking World
M. Sait zervarl: Philosophy and Philosophers in Modern Ottoman and Turkish History
0356
Roman Seidel: Philosophical trends and developments in 19th and 20th century Iran
Jan-Peter Hartung: The Culture of Philosophising in an Ideological State
Arab Uprisings and Media Coverage
20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G202
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Estibaliz Ortega: Mediterranean youth and its representation in the press of the region
0523
1237

Ehab Galal: From Spring to Autumn: Competition over political legitimacy in post-revolutionary media

0260

Billie Jeanne Brownlee: The revolution "from below" and its misinterpretations "from above": The case
of Syrias neglected civil society

0904

Mohamad Hamedi: How the Islamic Awaking or Arabic Spring is highlighting in the Iranian
Press(Case study of Keyhan and Shargh newspapers; from January 2011 to January 2012)

Democracy and Citizenship


20.08.2014
14:30-16:30

Update: 08 June 2014

G204
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Zahra Albarazi: Citizenship: a unifying force or a weapon for exclusion?
1056
1218
0462

Hannu Juusola: Towards a secular liberal democracy? Israel and Lebanon in a comparison
Karin Esposito: Democracy and its Laws: A Cultural Concept for Change

Post-Islamism in Turkey III: JDP, post-Islamism and neoliberalism


20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G206
Moderators: Isabel David and Tugrul Keskin; D: Michelangelo Guida
Sponsored by: Journal of Critical Sociology
Beken Saatcioglu: AKPs Shifts between Islamism and post-Islamism: What can the December 17
Process Tell Us?
Nora Fisher Onar: Beyond Takkiye vs. Liberalism?: Turkeys Post-Islamist Foreign Policy
0796

Gl Berna zcan, Umut Gndz: A Customized Neo-Liberalism with a Moral Call: An Assessment of
the Growing JDP Connections in Turkish Businesses

Bilge Azgin: Distilling the Problems of Post-Islamism through the case of Turkeys AKP (or AKP
through a glass darkly)
Refugee Education and Teachers' unions discourse on reform in the Middle East
20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G207
Moderators: Maha Shuayb; D: TBA

Update: 08 June 2014

Maha Shuayb; Marie-Noelle AbiYaghi: The discourse of reform in the teachers unions in Lebanon:
quality education verses political reform
Mohammad Maljoo: Teachers Syndicates Movement in Tehran 2001- 2004: a failed attempt?
1114
Maha Shuayb: The Art Of Inclusive Exclusions: Educating Palestinian Refugee Students In Lebanon
Nisrine Makkouk: Defining Quality Education for Syrian Refugee Children In Lebanon
Foreign policies in the Middle East and North Africa I/Les politiques trangres du Moyen Orient et de lAfrique du Nord I
20.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G208
Moderators: Irene Fernandez Molina; D: Miguel Hernando de Larramendi
Sponsored by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness
Ali Fathollah-Nejad: Development-Based Foreign Policy? Comparing Irans and Turkeys Strategies
Henrietta Wilkins: Lebanese Foreign Policy During the Arab Uprisings
Rosa Alba Ruffo: Israeli foreign policy: The Particular Case of Turkey
0297
Miguel Hernando de Larramendi; Irene Fernndez Molina: The evolving foreign policies of North
African states (2011-2013): new trends in constraints, political processes and behavior
Raimundo Gregoire Delaunoy: EU-Moroccos relationship in the new Maghreb: none, little or big
changes?
Linking the Middle East with world history: W.S.Blunt (1840-1922) and his networks revisited
20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
B Hall
Moderators: Yoshiko Kurita; D: Umar Ryad;

Update: 08 June 2014

Sponsored by: International Association of Middle Eastern Studies, IAMES


Riad Nourallah: Blunt's Middle East and the first World War

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Mansour Bonakdarian: Cultivating Irish solidarity with nationalist struggles in the Middle East: Wilfrid
Scawen Blunt and his anti-imperialist networks, 1882-1914
Yoshiko Kurita: Blunt and Theodore Rothstein: from Egyptian nationalism to the Russian revolution

Warren Dockter: The Influence of a poet: Wilfrid S Blunt and the Churchills
Co-IRIS: Islamic Perspectives on Theory and Praxis in International Relations
20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
C Hall
Moderators: Nassef Manabilang Adiong; D: TBA
Nassef Manabilang Adiong: Nation-State in IR and Islam
Raffaele Mauriello: Mustadafun vs. Mustakbirun Reconsidered: A Shiitologic Genealogy of the
International Relations Outlook of the Islamic Republic of Iran
0411

Deina Abdelkader: Democracy and the Stillborn God'


Abdalhadi M. Alijla: Islam and International Relations: A Comparative Study on Sovereignty
Waleed Ali: Islam and Democracy are they Compatible?

Respectability and gendered mobility in the early twentieth century Middle East and North Africa, Part II: Non-respectable Realms
20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
D Hall
Moderators: Francesca Biancani; D: TBA

Update: 08 June 2014

Liat Kozma: Traveling prostitutes, traveling johns: Gendered migration around the Mediterranean
Mustafa El Qadery: The Military Brothels during Colonial Period in Morocco
1131
Nessim Znaien: Prostitution in Beirut during the French mandate
Daniel Lee: Exposing Julot the Pimp: Jewish Prostitution and Trafficking in 1930s and 1940s Tunisia
The Modern Historiography in Iran: A Critical Approach
20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
F14
Moderators: Heydar Shadi; D: TBA
Heydar Shadi: History as text: on hermeneutics of modern historiography in Iran: The case of "the Cyrus
Cylinder"
Seyedali Seyedrazaghi: The myth of pure identity: the case of Iran
1205
Naseraddin Alizadeh: New waves in Iranian historiography and the challenging of Arian Myth
Artum Din; Hossein Ahmadian Dishkedouki: The memory construction and destruction games: within
the scope of Persianization politics in Iran
Traditional Architecture of Iran
20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
F15
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Kiarash Eftekhary, Nahid Kahnamouei: The role of soil in traditional architecture of Iran
1362
0392

Atri Hatef Naiemi: Residential Compounds: Earthen Architecture in the Central Desert of Iran

Update: 08 June 2014

Marjan Mortazavi: Investigating causes of frequent usage of turquoise and azure in Iranian mosques
0582
Everyday Life and Egypt Revolution
20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
F16
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Mohamed Abdel Rahman Elgohari: The ultras political role and the state in Egypt
0478
1234

Hanan Hosni Sabea: Chronicles of Laughter and Revolution: Caricatures, Jokes and the Everyday of
Being in Revolutionary Times

Politics of Food
20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
F17
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Christian Henderson: "Never say no to Panda." GCC investments in Egyptian food and agriculture, and
the power of production, state and ideology
1496

0264

Yusuke Kawamura: Structural adjustment, social contracts and social protection in the Middle East: food
subsidies in Jordan

Arab Regional Politics


20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
F19
Moderators:TBA; D: TBA

Update: 08 June 2014

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1038

Zeynep Stalan: Arab Spring and the New Arab Cold War
Bartosz Bojarczyk: The Persian Gulf security system - challenges and threats
Muhammad Atif Khan: Comptition ou coopration: l'tude analytique pour le succs et l'chec de la
rgionalisation dans le Moyen-Orient
Imad Mansour: The Interaction Effects of Arab Rivalries and the Arab Spring
Nazgul Sultanova: The Rivalry between Turkey and Iran in Central Asia

Varieties of Public Spaces in Islamic History


20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
FZ08
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Feray Coskun: The Pure" Islamic Heart of Istanbul: Eyp in Islamist and Nationalist Discourse
1210
0525

Tetsuya Ohtoshi: Correspondence of Practices with Regulations The City of the Dead as Reflected in
Waqf Documents of Mamluk Egypt

0622

Sher Rahmat Khan: Delight to the eye: the Fatimid gardens, a study of the ceremonial, decorative and
socio-political functions

1431

Nefise Kahraman: Representation of Recreational Places in the late 19th / early 20th Century Ottoman
Literature

Assessing citizenship rights in the MENA region after the Awakenings


20.08.2014

Update: 08 June 2014

17:00-19:00
FZ09
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Pietro Longo:
Ruth Maria Hanau Santini:
Moataz Elfegiery:
0202
Ragab Saad:

The Arab Uprisings and Euro-Mediterranean Perceptions of Security


20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
FZ14
Moderators: Annette Juenemann; D: TBA
Annette Jnemann: Normative Power Europe? An analysis of EU migration policies and its public
perception
Mehdi Lahlou: Are the new migratory flux in the Mediterranean related to the Arab uprisings?
1376
Marco Pinfari: Arab Conceptions of Security: An Analytical Perspective
Julia Simon: The European Unions perception of political Islam in the MENA region: Has the EU
changed its mind?
Women and Peace Building in the Middle East
20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
FZ15
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Ulvi Keser: Being woman in the besieged Gazza and the humanistic issues there
0765

Update: 08 June 2014

1014

Pamela Urrutia Arestizabal: Women and peace-building after the uprisings: the cases of Libya, Syria and
Yemen

Women and Gender Discrimination in India: Retrospect and Prospect


20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
FZ16
Moderators: Kodali Vijayanthimala Nil; D: TBA
Manju Prava Das: Extent of Gender Inequalities in Rural Odisha
Kodali Vijayanthimala Nil: A Study on gender inequalities in Ganjam District of Odisha
0366

Srimati Nayak: Inequities in Maternal Health Care and its Implications in the state of Odisha
Kodali Mallikharjuna Rao: Nutrition Profile of Indian Women
Eteesradha Tripathy: A study on girls education & empowerment of Women in rural areas of Balangir
Odisha

Kurdish Politics IV
20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
FZ17
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Zana Baykal: Turkey: Energy Relations with Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)
1273
1016
0703

Alessia Chiriatti, Federico Donelli: Water and oil: unshared resources in Syrian and Iraqi Kurdistan
Nathaniel Handy: Turkeys evolving relations with the Kurdistan Regional Government in Iraq

Update: 08 June 2014

Between tradition, assimilation and democratization: The democratic movements of Turkic people in Eastern Europe in contexts of
transformation societies
20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G101
Moderators: Mieste Hotopp-Riecke; Co-chair: Swetlana Czerwonnaja; D: Ramazan Alpaut
Swetlana Czerwonnaja: The Crimean Tatars on the Kievs Maydan (winter 2013 / 2014)
Temur Kurut: Brief Analysis of the Political activity of Crimean Tatars in Poland, Turkey and Romania
in 1920-1930
1471

Ramazan Alpaut: Current linguistic situation in Dagestan in the context of possible ratification of the
European charter for regional or minority languages by the Russian Federation
smail Kerim: Unutlan yazclarmzdan Cell Meinov (1881 - 1942)

Mieste Hotopp-Riecke; Stephan Theilig: Can Tatars be Europeans? German-Tatar relations in past and
present: Looking for European participation and emancipation beyond the Great Powers
Success and Failure of Authoritarian Inclusion: Lessons From the Arab Uprisings
20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G102
Moderators: Steven Heydemann; Co-chair: Oliver Schlumberger; D: Roy Karadag
Maria Josua: Successful Exclusion, Failing Inclusion? Algeria and Jordan after the Arab Uprisings

1084

Tina Zintl: The changing face of religion in Syrian politics: Pre-Uprising Baathist secular inclusion
versus post-2011 sectarian exclusion
Kressen Thyen, Nadine Sika: Youth inclusion and participation in post-uprising Egypt and Morocco
Mirjam Edel: Inclusiveness, loyalty, defection: pathways of military behavior during the Arab Uprisings

Update: 08 June 2014

When the Centre Cannot Hold: How the Arab Spring, Changing Global Energy Markets, and the rise of the Developing World Have
Enriched the Gulf Economies and Provided New Avenues of Influence While Shattering the Foundations of Their Foreign Policies
20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G104
Moderators: Philipp O. Amour; Co-Chair: Sean Foley; D: TBA
Philipp Amour: The Rise and Future of the Middle Eastern Regional System: Dynamics of the Gulf
Security and the Arab Spring
Sean Foley: The Limitations of Conquest: Riyadh's China Mart and Saudi Foreign Policy in the TwentyFirst Century
0738

Nancy Jamal: A Sectarian Gulf Spring: The Bahrain Experience


David Mednicoff: Qatari Foreign Policy after the 2011 Uprisings: What do moves towards Africa and
Asia Really Mean?

Dalal Musaed Alsayer: Hidden Space - Social Space: Migrant Workers and their Spaces in the GCC
Land Tenure and Agriculture in the Ottoman and Turkish Lands: 19th to 20th Centuries
20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G106
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Ihsan Seddar Kaynar: The Role of Mule in Anatolian economy from 19th century Ottoman Empire to the
Early Republic Era in Turkey
0570
1323
0257

Yelda Kaya: Land reform advocacy in Turkey from 1930s to 1960s


Lorenzo Kamel: The ownership of the land. The Eastern Mediterranean area as a case study

Update: 08 June 2014

Practices of Preservation: Historic Buildings and Architectural Heritage


20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G107
Aliasghar Maghsoudi, Abdolhosein Maghsoudi: A Comparative Sociological Study of the Historic
Buildings Preserving Rules and Their Social Impacts in Iran and Germany
1343

0980

Ammar Korichi, Sallaheddine Krada: POE buildings assessment of architectural heritage case of the
medina of Constantine Algeri

Christians in times of revolution


20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G108
Moderators: Fiona McCallum; D: TBA
Marcin Rzepka: Unclassified believers: Persian-speaking Christians in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Bernard Sabella Palestaninan Christians in the Palestanian Territory and Israel: Challenges of Transition
and Identity
0558
Brd Krtveit: New terms of engagement Coptic voices in post-Mubarak Egypt
Ali Zeynel Gkpnar: Coptic ethno political mobilization on the road to and beyond the January 25
Revolution
New Frontier in Islamic Economics and Finance: Empirical and Policy Implications
20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G109
Moderators: Yasushi Kosugi; D: TBA
Shinsuke Nagaoka: Beyond the Financialization of Islamic Economics: A New Attempt of Islamic Banks
1203

Update: 08 June 2014

to Collaborate with Traditional Economic Institutions (Zakat and Waqf)


Mehmet Asutay: Does Islamic Finance Make the World Economically and Financially Safer? Islamic
Finance and its Implications on Sustainable Economic Growth
Elena Platonova: A Comparative Analysis of Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure in the GCC
Islamic Banks
Ai Kawamura: Exiting Financial Crisis in the UAE: Dubai Approach and its Assesment
Palestine: Solidarity and Resistance IX:
Grassroots Mobilizations & Activism: Youth, Prison and Community Solidarities
20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G110
Moderators: Seif Dana; D: Barbara Harlow;
Sponsored by the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Initiative (AMED)
Loubna Qutami: Across movements and generations: (re) configurations of Palestine solidarity
1487

Chandni Desai: Palestinian cultural resistance against the Israeli cell

Rabab Abdulhadi: Against Erasure: Historicizing US-Based Palestinian Activism in North America
Philosophy in the modern Middle East II
20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G201
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Michael Frey: Ibn Khaldn and his positivist mentality in contemporary Arab philosophy
0356
Enur Imeri: Quest for the Legitimate Anthropology An Analysis of the Argumentative Framework of

Update: 08 June 2014

the Positions of Ottoman Intellectuals Pro and Against the Scientific Materialism of the Late 19th
Century
Kata Moser: Metaphysics and beyond Heidegger in contemporary Arabic philosophy
Sufism: Past and Present
20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G202
Moderators: Jan-Peter Hartung; Co-chair: Roman Seide; D: TBA
Tamara Abu-hamdeh: Anti-Sufi videos on YouTube
1104
0587
0135
0527
0869

Leila Aghayani Chavoshi, Ruhollah Aghayani Chavoshi: Shams-e Tabrizi on wisdom of self-knowledge
Alessandro Cancian: Shi'i Sufi Exegesis in 19th Century Iran: a Neglected Intellectual Legacy
Azim Fazlipour: Rumi, the mystic interpretation of Ashura
Francesco Alfonso Leccese: Sufi networks: two contemporary case studies

Gender Studies: Masculinity


20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G204
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Aydin Ozipek: Everybody wants to stand out in life: New forms of self-expression among urban lowerclass youth in neoliberalizing Turkey
1428
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Yasin Koc, Damla Turkmenoglu, Gulten Okcuoglu: Hegemonic masculinity revisited: Turkish womens
perception of masculinities

Update: 08 June 2014

1249

Elif Irem Az: Military Education in Turkey: Military Masculinities, Mens Friendship and Contemporary
Politics

Role of Islamic Capital in State and Civil Society Relations


20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G206
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Jessica Leigh Doyle: The state and civil society: the case of Turkey
0201
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Ahmet nc, Erol Balkan Neoliberal Landscape and the Rise of Islamic Capital: The Case of Turkey

Gender Studies: Political Prison Experiences


20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G207
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Brge Abiral: Gendered memories of the 1980-1983 military junta in Turkey: women dissidents
narratives of incarceration
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1130

Meriame Achemlal: A socio-cultural analysis of female political prison experience in Morocco

Foreign policies in the Middle East and North Africa/Les politiques trangres du Moyen Orient et de lAfrique du Nord (II)
20.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G208
Moderators: Miguel Hernando de Larramendi; D: Laurence Thieux;
Sponsored by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness

Update: 08 June 2014

Yahia H. Zoubir: Algerias Foreign Policy: From Radicalism to Pragmatism


Louisa Dris Ait Hamadouche: Politique trangre et situation politique en Algrie: une complmentarit
ngative?
0294

Aomar Baghzouz: La politique mditerranenne de lAlgrie lpreuve des mutations gopolitiques


rgionales: changement ou continuit?
Rachid El Houdagui: La nouvelle politique trangre du Maroc: re-centralit go-historique et puissance
dterritorialise
Luca Ferreiro Prado: EUs Foreign Policy Action Towards Tunisia Since the Fall of Ben Ali

Update: 08 June 2014

21/08/2014
WOCMES 2014 - DAY 4
Iraqi womens position under shadows of sectarianism and tribalism
21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
B Hall
Moderators: Tareq Y. Ismael; D: TBA;
Sponsored by: International Association of Middle Eastern Studies (IAMES), in cooperation with the International Association of
Contemporary Iraqi Studies (IACIS)
Bahira Abdulatif: Tribalism and the position of women in Iraq after the U.S. occupation
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Eman Ahmed Khamas: Womens emancipation as propaganda: Representational politics of Middle Eastern women within war on terror

Yasmine Jawad: Iraqi women and the sectarian state


Moharram Rituals
21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
D Hall
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Sara Shariati Mazinani, Elham Shahsavarzadeh: Imprecise Statement about Moharam Rituals Case study of young followers of
0483 Religious Intellectuals in Iran
0477

Alireza Zakeri: Dr Ali Shariati and Moharram rituals: from red shi'ism too black shi'ism

Update: 08 June 2014

1235

Mohammad Reza Kolahi, Fezzeh Gholamrezakashi: Representation of Morality in Moharram mourning ritual Nohas (Dirges) in Iran:
Case Study of Persian Nohas in Tehran 1380 (Hijri) Decade (2001-2011 AD)

0608 Abbas Hosseini: Iconology of the three icons in Shia Muharram rituals: the lion, the peacock & the cypress
Arab and Israeli Conflict I
21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
F 14
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
0492
1335
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Sabrien Amrov: New Pillar of the Matrix of Control: The Security Sector Reform in the Occupied West Bank
Ceyhun ieki, M. Fatih zkan: Securitizing the Bedouins: Analyzing the Prawer-Begin Plan within Israeli Politics
Tahani Mustafa: Scrutinising the Politics of Security Sector Reform: the case of the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Late Ottoman History


21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
F 16
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA

0872

Melis Sulos: Representing and Legitimizing the Revolution of 1908 via Public Stages The Invention of a new Literary Genre: Milli
Facia

1053

Metin Atmaca: An Ottoman Kurdish Diplomat in Europe: erif Pasha's Life in Paris and His Opposition to the Committee of Union and
Progress.

0873

Ceren Aygl: Humor As an Instrument for Expressing Political Opinions During Second Constitutional Era of the Ottoman Empire

Update: 08 June 2014

Studying Gender in the Middle East: Approaches and Methods


21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
F 17
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
0277
1225

Ilyass Bouzghaia: Islam and Gender: From Hermeneutics to Post Colonial Coexistence
Catherine Sophie Dimitroulias: L'galit entre femmes et hommes, un impratif dmocratique en rgion euro-mditerranenne

Changing Identity Politics in Turkey: Role of Islam and Capitalism


21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ 08
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
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Nicole Merbitz: Transformation of Turkish identities - a case study in Istanbul


Basak Ozoral: Changing Dynamics of Islamic Discourse in a Secular Context: Power Conflict Secular Modernist Elites and Religiously
Conservative Elites

The management of poverty and poverty management: conditional cash transfer experiment in Egypt
21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ 09
Moderators: Hania Sholkamy; D: TBA
Hania Sholkamy, Lenka Benova: To Target or not to Target, That is the Question
0828
Hania Sholkamy, Lenka Benova: Child health as a measure of burden among households living in poverty

Update: 08 June 2014

Heba Y Gowayed: Sending children to school: state failures become mother's burdens in a Cairo slum
Violence, power, and gender in the Middle East I
21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ 14
Moderators: C: Jessica Carlisle; D: Nadje al-Ali
Mona Abdel Fadil: Playing the shame and blame game: how sexual assault is talked about on an Egyptian talk show
0801

Maya Mikdashi: The relationship between political violence and sexual violence in Syria, Lebanon, and Egypt

Maaike Voorhoeve: Controlling womens bodies, controlling space: sexual harassment and sports in Tunisian public space
The Oriental Other I
21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ 17
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Servet Erdem: National Orientalism and Orientalist Nationalization in the Ottoman-Turkish Novel
0831
0191

Meftah Tlili Naima: Quand le texte parle de son paratexte: du nom de latear aux tigres des romans

Les Femmes, Les Jeunes et la Trajectoires de Migration


21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G 102
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Mohamed Naouri, Tarik Hartani, Marcel Kuper: Emergence des jeunes dans la production maraichre: cas des Ziban dans le sud de
0249 lAlgrie

Update: 08 June 2014

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1142
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Moussaoui Fatima Nabila: La harga en algrie, nouveau mode migratoire, nouveaux itinraires
Mariangela Gasparotto: Des jeunes Ramallah: aux marges d'une "capitale"
Salhi Samiha: Genre, migration et travail agricole: entre prcarit et recherche d'autonomisation. Cas de la main d'oeuvre agricole du
Nord-est du Maroc.

Cycles of popular revolts and macro - historical and structural factors in the MENA region
21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G 104
Moderators: Laura Feliu; D: Ferran Izquierdo
Laura Feliu: The international dimension of popular revolts. The Arab Spring as an opportunity to review theoretical insights
Peter Sluglett: Popular Protest: a Manifestation of the Past?
0612

Odile Moreau: Rethinking the Linkage between State and Society in Tunisia from a historical point of view

lamos Concha Priscilla: Pathways to MENA revolution: When the unstable social equilibrium and the active international
intervention against regime matter
Religions and Feminism
21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G 106
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Nazila Isgandarova: Feminism in Islam: Historical Narratives and Contemporary Perspectives
0314
0311

Ruth Roded: Islamic and Jewish Religious Feminism: Similarities, Parallels, Interactions

Update: 08 June 2014

0667

Neda Ali Zadeh Kashani: Translating Adrienne Rich in Iran: the question of ambiguity and its influence on feminist language

Informal Economy and Development in the Middle East


21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G 107
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Radwa Samy Mohamed: Informal economy in the Arab spring countries( Egypt as case study)
1281
0263
0593

Ahmed Belbachir Mohamed, Bouteldja Abdelnacer: Counterfeiting: the core of the informal economy. A look at the Algerian market
Rachid Mira: Le rle des institutions et des coalitions politiques dans le dveloppement conomique de l'Algrie

Egypts Security: The 25 January uprising and the post-Mubarak Era


21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G 108
Moderators: Hanan Sabea; D: Habib Ayeb
Maha Abdelrahman: Policing neoliberalism in Egypt: Mubarak and after
0943
1046
1030
1047
1048

Malak Rouchdy: The persistence of food insecurity and the struggle for socio-political change in Egypt
Lamia Bulbul: State policies and youth between marginalization and repression
Iman Hamdy: Egyptian-Israeli Relations in the Post-Mubarak Era: Perceptions and Realities
Mah Abdelrahman, Iman Hamdy, Lamia Bulbul, Malak Rouchdy: Egypts Security: The 25 January uprising and the post-Mubarak
Era

Update: 08 June 2014

Political Regimes in Central Asia


21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G 109
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Francesc Serra Massansalvador: Political regimes in Central Asia: the case of Azerbaijan
1195
1204
1424

Javier Morales: Political regimes in Central Asia: the case of Uzbekistan


Sofia Tipaldou: Political regimes in Central Asia: the case of Kazakhstan

The Relevance of Ibn Khaldun's 'Asabiyya' for Today's Middle East Politics
21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G 201
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Cemile Baran: What Happened To The Doctrine Of Politics In Classical Islamic Thought? A Re-reading Of Middle Eastern Politics
1435 With The Help Of The Concept Of Veiled Tyranny
1416

Melek Saral: The 2011 uprisings in the Arab Middle East: Ibni Khalduns Concepts of Asabiyyah and Dynastic Cycle

Shared resources and regional interdependence in the MENA region: factors of conflict and cooperation I
21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G 202
Moderators: Matteo Legrenzi; D: Kristian Coates Ulrichsen; Sponsered by: Italian Society for Middle Eastern Studies (SeSaMO)
Marco Clementi: International Water Politics and the MENA Region
1065
Irene Panozzo: South Sudanese oil: a trigger for conflict or for regional integration

Update: 08 June 2014

Giorgio Musso: Whose Nile is it? Hydropolitics and regional interdependence in Northeast Africa
Iranian Foreign Policy I: Ideational Aspects
21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G 204
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Esra Dik: Who Controls the Middle East? The Iranian-Turkish Struggle Within The Process of the Sunni-Shiite Polarization
0106
0860
0565

Pnar Arkan: Iran and Arab Uprisings: An Assessment of Ideational Differences on Democracy, Islam and the West inside Iran
Shahram Akbarzadeh: Irans Foreign Policy towards Central Asia

Subalterns, Resistance, and the State


21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G 206
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
0837
0417

Bogumila Hall: Daily struggles of the al-Akhdam community in Yemen: between arts of doing and claim-making
Kaori Komatsu: The Ottoman society as seen from the marine personnel records

Crusades II
21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G 207

Update: 08 June 2014

Moderators: TBA; D:TBA


0710
0568

Maher Abu Munshar: A Critical and Analytical Study to al-Ramla Peace Treaty (1192 CE)
Mohd Yaseen Gada : Muslim Response to the Crusades: An Analysis

The Persistence of the Colonial Question: Reflections on the Case of Palestine


21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G 208
Hazem Alnamla: Reflection on the spatial question in colonial time: The case of Palestine-Israel
Rami Salameh: Reflection on Everyday Life in Colonial Order: The Case of Palestine
0384

Tariq Dana: Neoliberalism as Neocolonial Control amid Colonial Context: Reflection on the Case of the occupied West Bank
Ibrahim Said: Reflections on the Politics of Life in a Colonial Space: The Case of Jerusalem

Turkish Politics: Political Parties, Organization, and Leadership


21.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G101
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
0998
1085
0910

zhan Demirkol: An Analysis of the Evolution of the Extra parliamentary-Parliamentary Party Relations in Turkey
Salima Tasdemir: The Feminization of pro-Kurdish Party Politics in Turkey: The Role of Women Activists
Fulya Atacan, Derya Komurcu: Party and youth organization: two ideological parties in Turkey

Update: 08 June 2014

1420

Karol Bieniek: Party leadership in Turkey and Poland an attempt of comparison

State violence in Iraq: Degrading the other


21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
B Hall
Moderators: Moncef Khaddar; D: Gamal M. Selim
Nadia Hindi: On both sides of the prison's bars: women detainees and social agency
1176

Ameel Alshawi: The effect of violence on youth in Iraq


Haifa Zangana: Degenderising violence in the New Iraq

Comparative Political Economy of Iran and Turkey


21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
C Hall
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Hamid Ebadollahi Chanzanagh, Mohammad Shamshiri Niri, Cem zatalay: The spirit of rentier capitalism: the case of Iran
0994
0737
0377

Dariush Sanjary Pour, Sahar Ghiyasi: The examination of the role and place of oil economy in policy development (A Comparative
Study Between Iran and Turkey)
Sohrab Behdad, Farhad Nomani: Outline of a Study in Comparative Class Reconfiguration of Iran and Turkey Since 1960s

Lebanese Shiism at Home and in the Diaspora


21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
D Hall

Update: 08 June 2014

Moderators: Rola Husseini; D: Stephan Rosiny


Jehan Saleh: Formative Political Identities among the Lebanese Shia: The Communist Interlude
Rola Husseini: Cracks in the Foundation: Support for Hezbollah among the Shia from the 2006 War to the Syrian Uprising
0636

Mara Leichtman: Shii Cosmopolitanism among the Lebanese Diaspora in Senegal


Joseph Alagha: Ayatullah Fadlallah and Performing Arts in Lebanon

Arab and Israeli Conflict II


21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
F 14
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Neil Charlton Dawson: Contesting two states, calling for one: position-taking and position in the Palestinian political field
1277
0436
0666
1352

Husam Mohamad: The Arab Spring and the US Policy toward the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Mark Muhannad Ayyash: The holy city: divided in communion
Claudia De Martino: Young offenders in Israel: an historical criminal gap between Arabs and Jews reproducing the national divide?

Implosions of the Arab Spring: Post-Uprising Dynamics I


21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
F 16
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Bjrn Olav Utvik: Battle over Post-Coup Legitimacy: Egyptian Islamism Reconfigured
1029

Update: 08 June 2014

Kai Kverme: The Assir phenomena and its potential impact on Sunni Lebanese policy
Tine Gade: The failed re-Lebanonization of the field of Sunnism in Tripoli, Lebanon
Brynjar Lia: Syrian Roots to the Jihadi Movement? Exploring New Sources on the Islamist Uprising in Syria 1979-82
Women's Civic Activism: Case Studies
21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ 17
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA

0371
1144
1106
0896

Liv Tnnessen, Samia Al Nagar, Akram Abbas, Lamya Badri: Between Sharia and Human Rights: Sudanese Womens Strategies for
Legal Reform
Rachid Touhtou: Beyond the Impasse in GAD: a Critical Study of Gendered Civic Activism in Morocco
Hrcan Asli Aksoy: Engendering democracy in Turkey: the efforts of women's civil societal organizations and gendered outcomes
Hayrunnisa Goksel: Transnational Mobilization of Kurdish Women: Narratives of Identity, Violence, and Forced Migration

Aspects of Early and Dynastic Islamic History


21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ 08
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Dong Hyun Ryou: Muwiyahs Pragmatism and the Evidence Against Conceptual Centralization in the Umayyad Caliphate
0728
1052

Teruaki Moriyama: Rethinking about ashab al-hadith: their geographical and historical distribution and variety in ideology and

Update: 08 June 2014

activity
0644
0226
0248

Ashraful Khalq: Islam in the Southern Asia: historical analyze on Malik Dinar's arrival and his role in the missionary arena
Abdul Nasser Kaadan: Some of Middle Eastern Physicians Achievements still Attributed to Western Minds
Massimiliano Borroni: The political significance of Nawrz under the Abbasids

Immigration to Ottoman Istanbul: 17th and 19th centuries


21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ 09
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Vladimir Troyansky: Tsars Rebels, Sultans Peasants: Resettlement of North Caucasus Refugees and the Ottoman Civilizing
0712 Mission, 1860-1914

0941
0176
0861

Paulina Dominika Dominik: From the shores of the Vistula River to the Bosphorus Polish political migrs in the nineteenth century
Ottoman Empire
Views from the Periphery: Akhtar and the Iranian Community in Istanbul in the late Nineteenth Century
Tanya E Lawrence
Eunjeong Yi: Non-Muslim immigration and its ramifications in seventeenth-century Istanbul

Violence, power, and gender in the Middle East II


21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ 14
Moderators: C: Maaike Voorhoeve; D: Mona Abdel-Fadil
1489 Nadje Al Ali: Sexualised violence in the new Iraq: gendering militarism, sectarianism and authoritarianism

Update: 08 June 2014

Esmail Nashif: On Tangible Bodies and Absent Sexualities


Jessica Carlisle: Preventing victimization twice: the implications of Libyas draft law to Redress the situation of victims of rape and
violence
From US Aid to World Bank Projects in Turkey II
21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ 15
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
0882
0720

Meltem Yilmaz Sener: Constructing Responsible Poor Citizens: Implementation of the World Bank's Social Risk Mitigation Project in
Turkey
Gkser Gkay: Turkish modernization and technical advisors of the USA in the postwar period

The Oriental Other II: Within and Without


21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ 17
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Marco Lauri: Pawns in space-time. The "Orient" in Italian early speculative fiction
1226
0955
0154

Emma Lucy Cole: Silenced nomads: the Bedouin other in the post-colonial narrative of Michael Ondaatjes The English Patient
Nazila Heidarzadegan: A Study of Middle Eastern People In American Society Represented in 21st c. Drama

Transformation of party politics in Turkey


21.08.2014

Update: 08 June 2014

11:30-13:30
G 101
Moderators: Hasret Dikici Bilgin; D: TBA
ebnem Geyiki Yardmc: The Turkish Party System and Democratic Consolidation
Pelin Ayan Musil: Comparing the Party Statization Process in Turkey with Consolidated Democracies
0647

Glnur Kocapnar: Clientelism and the Tendency of Turkish Political Parties towards It
Sekin Bar Glmez: The transformation of the BDPs EU Policy: A Sui Generis case?
Hasret Dikici Bilgin: Transformation of the Islamist Parties in Turkey

Politics in .08.2014
11:30-13:30
G 102
Moderators: Ahmad Omar Abdul-Hadi; D:TBA
Nuri Yeilyurt: Jordan and the Arab Spring: What Future for the Hashemite Regime?
0493
0204
0397

Artur Malantowicz: Democracy or stability? Everlasting dilemma of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Benjamin Schuetze: Are you afraid of politics? US democracy promotion in Jordan

Between loyalty and insubordination: the shop floor dynamics of the formation of workers' subjectivity in turkey
21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G 104
Moderators: Attila Aytekin; D: TBA
1177 zgr Balkl: Negotiating the Terms of Running the Factory: The Workers Invasion of the Trk DemirDkm Factory, 1969

Update: 08 June 2014

Grkem Akgz: Nationalism and Working-Class Politics in Early Republican Turkey


Mustafa Berkay Aydn: Workers and Politics in the Karabk Iron and Steel Factory in the 1950s
Onur Can Tatan: From Insubordination to Institutionalization: Understanding the Labour Upsurge in the 1970s in Turkey the Arelik
Case
1864-2014: 150th Anniversary of the Circassian Exodus, Challenges, Opportunities for Diaspora and Homelands
21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G 106
Moderators: Sevda Alanku; D: Erol Taymaz
Ergn zgr: 150th Anniversary of the Circassian Exodus: Challenges and Opportunities
Chen Bram: Warriors, Muhajireen, Exiled: Historical Memory and Ethnic Continuity the Case of Israeli Circassians

1001

Georgy Chochiev: Evolution of a North Caucasian Community in Late Ottoman and Republican Turkey: The Case of Anatolian
Ossetians
Elmira Gutieva, Laurent Vinatier: Abkhazia and Chechnya Towards the Same End
Muhittin zsalam: The roles of the International Organizations in Abkhazian-Georgian Conflict.

Migration and cultural and religious exchange between west and east Asia: the Mongol empire
21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G 107
Moderators: Florence Hodous; D:TBA
1145 Ishayahu Landa: Tribal Identity and Tribal Migration in Mongol Eurasia: the Oyirad Case

Update: 08 June 2014

Soyoung Choi: The Ilkhans and Buddhism


Florence Hodous: Faith and the law: cultural exchange and religious influence on the law under the Mongol empire
Revolution as a process: narratives about the Egyptian uprising
21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G 108
Moderators: Lukas Wank; D: Adham Hamed
Sara Salem: Reflecting on the 2011 uprising: narratives, identity and attempts to re-write the revolution
Asmaa Soliman: Unveiling the Egyptian militarys anti-Muslim Brotherhood discourse -The Other within
1410

Stefanie Felsberger: Orientalism and Political Islam: the Western Analysis of Islamic Parties in Egypt post-Mubarak
Cndido Cabana Porto: When Idols clash. Aesthetics and conflict of Egypt's ongoing revolution

Rethinking post-colonial borders: Central Asian and Middle Eastern mobility, cooperation, and belonging
21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G 109
Moderators: Sanaa Alimia; D: TBA
Jawan Shir Rasikh: Building Borders in South America and the Arab World: The ASPA Summit

0839

Sanaa Alimia: The Multinational Informal City: How Afghans and Pakistanis Offer a New Way of Conceptualising Politics,
Belonging, and Regional Cooperation
Laila Fathi: The Colonial Fracture: Challenging the conceptualisation of French National Identity

Update: 08 June 2014

Silvia Ferabolli: A Nationalist in Question: The So-Called European Tour of Amanullah Khan, December 1927-1928
Fatemeh Masjedi: The Mujahidin in Tabriz, 1905-1908: Trans-Regional Actors Contesting Borderlands
Atef Alshaer: Rethining Location Through the Poetry of Darwish
Malaysia and Arab Gulf Countries
21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G 201
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Abdul Azeez Yusuf, Mohd Fauzi Abu Hussin, Norafidah Ismail, Mohd Afandi Salleh, Mifedwil Jandra, Nasrul Hisyam Nor Muhamad :
0694 The role of non-state actors in enhancing Malaysia's relationship with the Arab Gulf states

0216

Mohd Fauzi Abu Hussin, Mohd Afandi Salleh, Kamaruzaman Yusoff: Malaysias relationship with Arab Gulf countries: from religious
affiliation to economic advantageous

0242

Asmak Ab Rahman, Mohd Fauzi Abu Hussin: What would lead Malaysia and Arab Gulf countries as fertile grounds for Islamic
Insurance Industry: A critical overview

Shared resources and regional interdependence in the MENA region: factors of conflict and cooperation II
21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G 202
Moderators: Matteo Legrenzi; D: Kristian Coates Ulrichsen; Sponsered by: Italian Society for Middle Eastern Studies (SeSaMO)
Andrew Delatolla: The Importance of Psychological and Ideological Patterns in Resource Conflicts: Turkish-Syrian Relations over the
Euphrates River.
1065

Filippo Dionigi: The Political Implications of a Prospective Hydrocarbon Economy in Lebanon. Does a New Economic Asset Benefit
Lebanons State Building?

Update: 08 June 2014

Silvia Colombo: Fishing for Regional Cooperation in the Western Mediterranean: the EU, Morocco and Western Sahara
Iranian Foreign Policy II
21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G 204
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Md Abdul Gaffar: Irans Foreign Policy Towards Post- Saddam Iraq
0267
0255
0829
0656

Bayram Sinkaya: Iran Under Rohani and its Implications for the International Relations of Middle East
Maysam Behravesh: Revisionist and status quo at once?: theorizing Irans foreign policy towards Syria
Farhang Morady: Rouhanis Discourse of Moderation: A New Vision in Irans Foreign Policy in the Middle East and Beyond?

Latin American Foreign Policy toward the Middle East I


21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G 206
Moderators: Marta Tawil; D: Ana Covarrubias
Marta Tawil: Mexicos Relations with Middle East countries: a question of principles, pragmatism or indifference?
Elodie Brun: Brazils Relations with Middle East countries: A Diplomacy in search of Constancy
0398
Antonio Barrios: Historical Changes in the Costa Rican Foreign Policy toward the Middle East in the Oscar Arias Sanchez Presidency
(2006-2010)
International Law and the Middle East
21.08.2014

Update: 08 June 2014

11:30-13:30
G 207
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Mahmoud Jalali Karveh: Feasibility Study on Establishment of a National Human Rights Institution in the Islamic Republic of Iran
1383
0380
1005

Eimys Ortiz Hernndez: Morocco, a potential regional leader? An analysis of its actions within the Security Council (2012-2013)
Aghil Mohammadi: Assessment of the legal system governing the phenomenon haze (with emphasis on the situation in Iran)

Suburban mobility in the Middle East


21.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G 208
Moderators: Pascal Menoret; D: TBA
Pascal Menoret: Suburbanization and automobility in Riyadh
Jens Denissen: Istanbuls Iki Deniz Arasi hiking trail as a way to rethink suburban mobility

1262

Alex Wang: Differential citizenship, housing patterns, and spatial integration in the United Arab Emirates: the case of Emirati longdistance commuters
Matt Mclean: Informal Mobility in Abu Dhabi
Ed Mcallister: Urban space, sociability and mobility in Algiers

LOC
21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
A Hall
0123 James M. Dorsey: Rooted in History: The Politics of Middle Eastern and North African Soccer

Update: 08 June 2014

The psychological, social, and legal aspects of the post-occupation political process in Iraq
21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
B Hall
Moderators: Mohammed El-Sayed Selim; D: TBA;
Sponsored by International Association of Middle Eastern Studies (IAMES), in cooperation with the International Association of
Contemporary Iraqi Studies (IACIS)
Faris Nadhmi: The power of political Islamization in Iraq: The case of ending the civil state - psycho-political perspective
1316

Abdul Salam Al Taie: Theological and ethnical democracy in new Iraq

Ali Khalil Al Hadithi: The principal of reparation in the public international law
Feminist Problematics in the Middle East and North Africa: The New Century
21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
C Hall
Moderators: Suad Joseph; D: TBA
0185 Suad Joseph, Miriam Cooke, Hoda Elsadda, Sondra Hale (ROUNDTABLE)
I. Shi'i Moharram Rituals: Contesting Religious Practices
21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
D Hall
Moderators: Mary Elaine Hegland; D: TBA
Paul Rollier: For the sake of Syeda,' Azadari in context: a case study of Pakki Shah Mardan
0602

Amir Pouyan Shiva: Shii Identity and Public Rituals in Pakistani Punjab
Vafaeikia Parnia: The Sorrowful Carnivals of Moharram: Transgression and the Bloody Rituals of Lamentation

Update: 08 June 2014

Mary Elaine Hegland: Eulogies for of Hussein and Religious Missions in Iran
Arab and Israeli Conflict III
21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
F 14
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Dorthe Siegmund: Israeli and Palestinian nongovernmental organizations: Local peace initiatives between global norms and conflict
1083 context
1395
1409

Thomas Hill : "Is Gaza the capital?": Gaza in the Palestinian national imagination 2000-present
Aye mr Atmaca: Whose Capital?: Representation of Jerusalem in the Oslo Peace Process

Implosions of the Arab Spring: Post-Uprising Dynamics II


21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
F 16
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Tilde Rosmer: One or Two Islamic Movements in Israel: Towards Reunification or Implosion?
Erling Lorentzen Sogge: Intra-Palestinian political trends in Lebanon in the shadow of the Syrian civil war
1042

Pinar Tank: Turkey after the Arab Spring: Examining the Sunni/Alevi divide
Jonas Drge: Protest movements as a force of democratization- Kurdish movement-party relations in Iraq and Turkey

Mobilization of Women and the Arab Spring


21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
F17

Update: 08 June 2014

Moderators: TBA; D: TBA


Lubna Azzam: Women in Egypts Constitutions: Equal rights for equal citizenship
0672
0193
1063
0764

Imad Mahmud Rasan: Womens Participation in the Public Sphere in Egypt


Muge Aknur, Irem Askar Karakr: Deteriorating womens rights in the post-arab spring: a contradiction in terms?
Marsha Marie Hall: Middle East, Latin America and Caribbean Relations: Facets of a New Regionalism (Inter-regionalism)

Ottoman Legacy
21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
FZ 08
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Tayyibe Zeynep Armagan: The use of historical references as a tool of legitimization in the contemporary discourse on the "Turkish
1408 model"
0332
0875

Alexander Lopasic: From central Asia to central Europe: Ottoman structures and systems
Hiroyuki Ogasawara: The formation of the ottoman genealogical tree in the 15th century

Youth and Political Participation


21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
FZ 09
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Zeyad Mohamed Elkelani: Politics of the Middle East: "Youth and Political Generations"
1266
1288

Caroline Ronsin: A new generation of tribal leaders. Student kbars in Jordan

Update: 08 June 2014

0580
1193

Dina Hosni: The potential rise of an Islamist youth within 25 January Revolution: a case study of the Muslim Brotherhood youth
Cindy Reiff: Tunisias excluded youth The lack of political representation of the young after the Arab Spring

Discursive Construction of Gender Roles and Feminity


21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
FZ 15
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Qurratulain Nasiruddin: Nursery rhymes: a powerful tool in construction and shaping of gender roles in Pakistani societies
0798
0129
0825

Ladan Rahbari: Discourse of Sexuality in Persia during Safavid Era


Saleem Atiah Abu Jaber: The Palestinian woman in resistant Palestinian literature

Contemporary Scholarship on Arabic Language


21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
FZ 17
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Stephan Guth: EtymArab A 1000-lemmata "zero version" of an Etymological Dictionary of Arabic
0648
0419
0748

Sylvia Akar: Integrative Teaching of Arabic: A case study


Apollon Silagadze, Nino Ejibadze: Some Issues on Arabic Literature Created in a Dialect

Aesthetic body modifications and gender in the contemporary Middle East and Central Asia
21.08.2014

Update: 08 June 2014

14:30-16:30
FZ14
Moderators: Claudia Liebelt; D: TBA
Farideh Madjidi Khameneh: Anthropological study of tattoos among women in the southern region of Fars province: Iran
Caitlin Robinson: Beirut is Back: Cosmetic Surgery and Ideal Female Beauty in the Post-Civil War City
0440

Fatemeh Sadrnabavi: Social-Cultural Factors and its Effect on Cosmetic Surgery among Women in Mashhad City (Iran)
Hedwig Waters: Performing the Modern Woman: Globalization and Female Beauty Ideals in Contemporary Mongolia

Economics of Tourism
21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G 101
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Onn Winckler, Yoel Mansfeld: "The Great Winner": Trends in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Countries) Tourism Industry in light of the
0254 "Arab Spring"

0991

Joana Lucas: La Mauritanie dans le contexte des colonies de lAfrique occidentale franaise: tourisme coloniale, dispositifs impriales
et la mission civilisatrice

Subaltern stories. History from below and contentious politics in the Middle East and North Africa
21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G 102
Moderators: Sonali Pahva; D: TBA
Gennaro Gervasio: The Egyptian Revolution and the emergence of new Subaltern Subjects.
1002
Maha Ghalwash: Peasant Women and Rights to Land in Mid-Nineteenth Century Egypt: Sites of Resistance or Security Trade-offs?

Update: 08 June 2014

Lucia Sorbera: Feminism and Gender Agency in Egypt after 2011. Ethnography of a continuing revolution
Anthony Santilli: Marginalised Migrants and State-building process in Nineteenth century Egypt
Chiara Diana: Children's activism in the 2011 Egyptian Revolution. Towards the construction of a conscience collective
Turkey's Foreign Policy II
21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G 104
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Richat Sabitov: Turkeys geopolitical interests in Black Sea region
0767
0465

Giray Sadik: Analyzing Turkish Foreign Policy toward Syria

Situating (In-)Security: A United Army for a Divided Country


21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G 106
Moderators: Are John Knudsen; D: TBA
1367 Are John Knudsen, Nasser Yassin, Ismael Sheikh Hassan, Marie Kortam
Varieties of Architectural Forms in History
21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G 107
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Freshteh Pashaei Kamali: Khaf and Nashtifan windmills
1374

Update: 08 June 2014

1347
0760

Cinzia Tavernari: Wayside caravanserais of Bild al-m: patronage and architecture


Ibrahim Sobhi Elsayed: Mughal Gardens Hammams

Newcomers in activism: Social Movements and New Directions in Understanding Change in Egypt
21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G 108
Moderators: Dina El Khawaga; D: Amr Adly
Hind Ahmed Zaki: Survivors and not Victims: The movement against public sexual violence and the politics of recognition
Lydia Aly: Cooperation: "The Soft Hands"
1217

Habiba Mohsen: Tahrir Doctors Group


Aya Nassar: Urban Activism: Formation of Networks and Framing

Humanitarianism and Refugees


21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G 109
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Estella Carpi: Everyday Life in the Southern Suburbs of Beirut and Akkar: unpacking Humanitarianism from the 2006 war to the
0310 current Syrian Crisis
0637
0495

Nina Gren: Strengthening children a cultural ideal and a tactic of resilience among Palestinian refugees
Susanne Schmelter: Humanitarianism as politics: on the governance of the Syrian refugee crisis

Update: 08 June 2014

Malaysia's Foreign Policy: Turkey and Iran


21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G 201
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
0679
0827

Asmady Idris, Remali Yusoff: Malaysias Contemporary Political and Economic Relations with Iran
Asmady Idris, Omer Kurtbag: Malaysia-Turkey Relations in History and Today

Iranian Foreign Policy and Nuclear Issue


21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G 204
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
0705
0990
0175

Amin Tarzi: Nuclear weapons program as safeguard of Iranian regime


Pupak Mohebali: Identity and legitimacy: Irans nuclear ambitions from non-traditional perspectives
Morgane Harmonie Colleau: Irans foreign policy through the prism of the nuclear issue (2005-2013): strengthening external legitimacy
and support, reproducing national identity narratives

Latin American Foreign Policy toward the Middle East II


21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G 206
Moderators: Marta Tawil; D: Ana Covarrubias
Kevin Funk, Cecilia Baeza: Chiles foreign policy toward the Middle East: between strategic positioning and commercial
0398
opportunism.

Update: 08 June 2014

Angel Blanco: Venezuelan Foreign Policy towards the Middle East under Hugo Chvez Fras (2000 2012): Strategic continuities and
ideological preferences
Paulo Botta: The GCC, Iran and Latin America: A trilateral foreign policy approach
Legal History
21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G 207
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Mafalda Ade: The ticaret tribunals 'in action': Commercial jurisdiction in the Ottoman Empire in the late 19th century
0715
0692
1451

Shauna Huffaker: Notarial customs in the earliest Ottoman courts of Egypt: Transformation from the medieval to early modern Middle
East made visible
Mariam Sheibani: Before the Qawid: The History and Functions of Legal Maxims in Early Shfi Literature

The Vicissitudes of Sufi Movement in the Society: Past and the Present
21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G 208
Moderators: Masayuki Akahori; D: Yasushi Tonaga and Marc Toutant; Sponsered by: Japon Association for the Middle East Studies
(JAMES)
Haruka Endo: Al-Sha'rani's Mystical Teachings: In Relation to a Polemic against Ibn 'Arabi in Egypt
0144

Kei Takahashi: Tariqas and Voluntary Associations in Early Twentieth Century Egypt
Daisuke Maruyama: Redefining Sufism in Social and Political Context: The Relationship among Sufis, Salafis and the Government in
Contemporary Sudan

Update: 08 June 2014

Masayuki Akahori: Towards the Theory of a Dynamic Composite of Sufism and Saint Veneration in Islam: An Anthropological
Approach
Re-thinking the Mediterranean mountains and their role in the fabric of knowledge in Islamic societies: the case of the Rif (morocco)
21.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G202
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Hamid Lahmer: Maliki manuscripts from the Jbala mountains, Morocco
1202
1196
1230
1211
1185

Fouad Brigui: An extension of Arabic Mountain Dialects to South-East of Fez


Mohammed Ater, Yildiz Thomas Aumeeruddy, Younes Hmimsa: Rural agronomic knowledge in the Rif mountains, North of Morocco
Jacques Jawhar Vignet Zunz: From the maghrebi capitals to their Mediterranean harbors: itineraries that fertilize mountain societies
(Rif, Trara, Kabylias, Ouaslat, Nafusa)
Mohamed Mezzine: Investigations on the Islamisation of Moroccan mountains society: the role of Fuqahas and Sufis

Politics of dissidence in Middle East urban space


21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
B Hall
Moderators: Gehan Selim; D: TBA;
Sponsored by International Association of Middle Eastern Studies (IAMES)
Aysegul Baykan: The means and ends of the grounds for rebellion
1179
Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem: Displacement of power: The reproduction of public space in post-2011 Arab city

Update: 08 June 2014

Ayca Kseolu, Ipek Tureli: Visualizing spatial (In)justice in Middle Eastern cities
Mohamed Elshahed: Participants and conscripts in Egypts urban spaces
Changing Identity of Iranian Women
21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
C Hall
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Shirin Ahmad Nia: Iranian Womens Changing Gender Identity and Family Lives
0724
1307
1017

Saghar Bozorgi: The Iranian Hijab (An analysis to the special way of putting Hijab among Iranian Women)
Sanaz Nasirpour: Diaspora and transnational feminism: advancing Iranian women's leadership

Religious Beliefs and Practices of Muslim Migrants in East and Southeast Asia: Socio-Political Changes in the Middle East and the
Muslim World: Re-examining the Present Situation and Future Prospects from Japanese Perspectives
21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
D Hall
Moderators: Hiroshi Kojima; D: TBA;
Sponsored by: The Japanese Association for Middle Eastern Studies;
Supported by: The Japan Foundation Socio-Political Changes in the Middle East and the Muslim World:
Hirofumi Okai, Hisashi Murata: Religious Beliefs and Practices in Japan
0711

Hee Soo Lee: Religious Beliefs and Practices of Muslim Migrants in Korea
Nimfa B. Ogena: Religious Practices of Male Muslim Migrants in Metro Manila

Update: 08 June 2014

Aree Jampaklay, Kathy Ford: Muslim Immigrants in Bangkok, Thailand: Faith and Religious Practice
Hiroshi Kojima: Halal Food Consumption among Muslim Migrants in Tokyo, Seoul and Taipei Metropolitan Areas
Arab and Israeli Conflict IV
21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
F 14
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Sharri Plonski: Unruly Politics: The Struggle for Land and Space by the Palestinian Citizens of Israel
1402
0654
0472

Ali Kadri: Land confiscation and the making of wage labour in the occupied West Bank
Simone Evelyn Heil: Palestinian trade unions - important actors in the democratisation process?

Implosions of the Arab Spring: Post-Uprising Dynamics III


21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
F 16
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Dag Tuastad: Football riots in Jordan: the impact of the democracy struggle

1044

Albrecht Hofheinz: Withdrawal from Tarr? Voices from the Social Media on the Fate of the Revolution, the Wall of Fear, and the Role
of Individual Actors in Post-coup Egypt
Jacob Higilt: Fatah from Below: The Clash of Generations in Palestine
Ahmad Hamad: Palestinians, the "Arab Spring" and its Aftermath

Education Policy: Debates and Practice

Update: 08 June 2014

21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
FZ 08
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Yusuke Nakajima: The governance of international branch campuses in the united arab emirates
0291
1008
0334

Sema Akboga: Expansion of education in Turkey: global and local dynamics


Ahmad Hussein Sa'di, Sylvia Saba Sadi: Power, education and the constitution of a minority's identity: The Druze in Israel

Warfare and Destruction in relation to Urban Heritage


21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
FZ 09
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Katarzyna Natalia Puzon: 'Save Beirut': Discourses and Practices of Urban Heritage
0803
0699
0357

Sahera Bleibleh, Eman Amad: Warfare and Cultural Heritage Polices


Diane C. Siebrandt: Assessing Cross-Cultural Engagements at the Ruins of Ancient Ur during the Iraq War

Narratives of Protest. Law, language and political communication in the MENA (18th to early 20th centuries)
21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
FZ 14
Moderators: Randi Deguilhem; D: TBA
Narratives of Protest. Law, language and political communication in the MENA (18th to early 20th centuries)
0664
Nadia Al Bagdadi: Church on trial. Writing religious dissent in the 19th century Arab East

Update: 08 June 2014

Bettina Dennerlein: Signifying protest. Political conflict and its interpretations in pre-protectorate Morocco
Tolga Esmer: Notes on a Scandal: Gossip, Reputation, and Legality in Late-Ottoman Imperial Politics
Tobias Heinzelmann: The states monologue? - Rhetoric and language of the Ottoman penal code of 1858

Travel Writings: Arab and European Travelers


21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
FZ 17
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
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0840

Isabelle Hesse: The Middle East in Germany: Israel/Palestine in 21st Century Travelogues
Selma Mokrani: The Mediterranean palimpsest: travel narratives and the scripting of otherness

1356

Caspar Hillebrand: What a horrible barbarism! Representations of self and other in Hayrullah Efendis travel guide on Europe
(1863/64)

1092

Joanna Musiatewicz: An Arab youth on an instructive journey. Rhetoric of ignorance and expertise in the Middle Eastern and European
travelogue of Salim Bustrus (19th c.)

Structures of power: Feminist gender analysis in/of the Middle East


21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
F 17
Moderators: Nadje Al-Ali; D: TBA
0578 Marta Pietrobelli: What does gender mean? Analysing the politics of gender equality in Jordan

Update: 08 June 2014

Nafiseh Sharifi: The politics of sex in Iran and womens narratives of embodiment
Katherine Natanel: Sustaining conflict: Gender, apathy and domination in Israel-Palestine
Akanksha Mehta: Gendered spatialities and the cultural nationalist Right: Public space and the Women for Israels Tomorrow
Lands under Ottoman Rule
21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G 101
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
0378
1309
0399
0163
1250

William Harris: Stress on the Syrian Frontier: Comparing modern Turkey with medieval Byzantium
zge zko: Ottoman Egypt at the Frontier of Imperial Power in the Nineteenth Century
Stefan Winter: The Ottoman Desert Emirate (l Beylii) and its Transformation in the 18th Century
Abdol Rauh Bin Yaccob: British and Ottomans Rivalry in Arabia
Rmeysa Kalem, Gkhan Erdem: Modernization of Egypt under Mehmet Ali Pasha reign - a Predecessor of the Ottoman Modernization
(1805-1848)

Subaltern stories. History from below and contentious politics in the Middle East and North Africa II
21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G 102
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA

Update: 08 June 2014

Moderators: Lucia Sorbera; D: TBA; Co-Conveners: Gennaro Gervasio and Lucia Sorbera;
Sponsored by SeSaMo (The Italian Society for Middle East Studies)
Lucia Sorbera:
Sherine El Taraboulsi: A State in Purgatory: Civic Agency and the Contested Space of State-Building in Libya (1910-1969)
Maria Aurora Sottimano: Workers organisations and emerging political actors in Lebanon
1004

Enrico De Angelis: Re-organizing counter-hegemonic narratives through new media: the cases of Mosireen and Syria Untold
Paola Rivetti: Engendering new political imaginaries between subalternity and the hegemonic world order: Iranian asylum-seekers in
Turkey

Habib Ayeb: Revolution in Tunisia: From Marginality to Resistances and Revolution


The Algerian economy: fundamentals and an integration Outlook
21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G 104
Moderators: Abderrezzak Benhabib; D: Bouteldja Abdelnacer
Abderrezzak Benhabib, ZENASNI Soumia: Foreign Direct Investment, Financial Integration, and Growth: Panel Data Analysis for
North Africa
Abdelnacer Boutelja, F Benladghem: Monetary Policy Transmission Mechanism in Algeria
0164

Benabou Senouci: Energy transition challenges in Algeria


Samir Maliki: Innovation Strategy Relationship with Algerian SMEs Overall Performance within a Regional Integration process
Mohamed Benbouziane, Abdelhak BENAMEUR: Oil, Macroeconomic Development and Poverty in Algeria: An empirical
investigation

Update: 08 June 2014

Regional conflict, internal fissures, and the security imperative: the case of Lebanon
21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G 106
Moderators: Octavius Pinkard; D: Daniel Meier
Estella Carpi: Everyday Life in the Southern Suburbs of Beirut and Akkar: Unpacking Humanitarianism from the 2006 war to the
current Syrian Crisis
1162

Marina Calculli: Unfitting Sovereignties: Lebanons Civil-Military Relations and the Impossible Agreement on States Definition
Octavius Pinkard, Jaques Palmer: Hezbollah, the Diaspora, and the State: Lebanon and the Dynamics of Institutional Underdevelopment

Identity Politics of Nation, Religion and Land in Post-Arab-Spring Context


21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G 107
Moderators: Eid Mohamed; D: TBA
Eid Mohamed: Arab Spring between Arab Nationalism and Islamism
Waleed Mahdi: Arab Spring between Sectarianism and Religio-Political Media
1171

Said Hassan: The Rise of Political Islam as a Viable Alternative to Governing


Hesham Genidy: Nationalism as Antidote to the Muslim Brotherhood Rule

What did happen in Egypt?


21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G108
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA

Update: 08 June 2014

1432
0404
0674
0976
0361

Ahmed Abdel Hafez Fawaz: Can Georgia offer revolutionary lessons to Egyptians?
Hiroshi Tomita: The Background of the June 30 Demonstrations and the July 3 Coup D'etat
Abdelfattah Muhammad Mady: Islamists and politics in Egypt after June 30th
Walid El Houri: Where is power? The conflict over discursive and lived space in the Egyptian uprising
Ninette Samy Fahmy: Revisiting the Post- Mubarak Era Egypt between a Revolt and a Revo-coup-lution

Refugees in Turkey: Attitudes and Policy


21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G109
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Kohei Imai: A comparative study of Turkeys refugee policiesResponses to accidental refugees
0379
1254

Ertugrul Gen: Anti-Immigrant Attitudes in Turkey in the aftermath of the Syrian Civil War

On the road towards federation? The Trucial States of the Gulf during the 1950s and 1960s
21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G201
Moderators: Kristian Coates Ulrichsen ; D: Matteo Legrenzi
Jayanti Robin Maitra: Federation in the making: exploring the historical roots, role of leadership and the voice of the people
0502

Helene von Bismarck: The pessimistic advocate: Britains views on federation between the Trucial States, 1961-1968
Shohei Sato: The secret Agreement of July 1971: Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Britain

Update: 08 June 2014

Water Security in the Middle East


21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G202
Moderators: Ayegl Kibarolu; D: TBA
Seyfi Kl: Water Security Concept and Its Perception in the Middle East
Vakur Smer: Rethinking Water Sustainability and the Imperfect Nexuses: The Need for a Green Water Revolution for Food,
Energy, and Climate Securities in Mesopotamia
0981
lhan Sasen: The Impact of Climate Change on Water Security: The Case of Euphrates-Tigris River Basin
Tuba Evrim Maden: Water Security and Groundwater Management in the Middle East
Irans Foreign Relations in the 21st Century: The Dawn of a New Era? The U.S., the EU, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia
21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G204
Moderators: Glriz en; D: TBA
Glriz en: Understanding IranU.S. Relations: Patterns of Conflict and Prospects for Change
Rouzbeh Parsi: The IranEU Relationship: Beyond Usual Explanations
1404

afak Ba: TurkeyIran Relations: An Example for Stability in the Middle East?
Luay Radhan: Saudi Sectarianism in SaudiIranian Relations

Al fasad: corruption et malversation au Maghreb


21.08.2014
17:00-19:00

Update: 08 June 2014

G206
Moderators: Ben Tahar Jamel; D: Boujarra Hussein
Yazidi Bechir: Malversation et corruption: quand lEtat sen mle. Laffaire Couitas
0881

Ben Slimane Fatma: Rformes et corruption: l'affaire Nessim Shemama (1873-1881)


Dali Hammadi: Le ministre de Khayreddine pacha 1870-1877 Justice transitoire inacheve

Imaginaire de la Femme entre orient et occident


21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G207
Moderators: Amel Fakhfakh; D: TBA
Tlili Mahbouba: Le Harem barbaresque dans Gil Blas de Santillane
Fitouri Sonia: Narration et sororit dans Ombre sultane dAssia Djebbar
1125
Khadhar Hedia: La leon de Shhrazade et les Lumires
Amina Ben Damir: Si Shhrazade m'tait aujourd'hui conte
Role of Education in Islam
21.08.2014
17:00-19:00
G208
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Aslhan Grbzel: Preachers and the Popularization of Formal Sciences: The Case of Mehmed Altparmak (d. 1624 ) and His Work on
1213 Rhetoric
0717

Sebastian Elssser: Tarbiya (education) in the Muslim Brotherhood

Update: 08 June 2014

0474

Chanfi Ahmed : Al-Jmi wa al-Jmia (the Mosque and the University): Places and traditional modes of transmission of Islamic
knowledge

Update: 08 June 2014

22/08/2014
WOCMES 2014 - DAY 5
End of the Arab Spring? Reflections on revolutionary and post-revolutionary politics in the Arab world
22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
B Hall
Moderators: Hisham Wahby (The British University in Egypt); D: TBA;
Organized by: International Association of Middle Eastern Studies (IAMES);
Sponsored by: International Association of Middle Eastern Studies (IAMES)
Ibrahim Arafat: The dilemma of political linearity in the Arab region: Revolutionary change in the hands of
constancy oriented Powers
Moncef Khaddar: Tunisia: Dashed hopes of the Arab Spring caught between the end of the last autocratic regime
and the re-activation of the oligarchic despotic legacy at the hands of the elites
1146
Gamal M. Selim: Egypt after Mubarak: The SCAF-Brotherhood alliance and the dynamics of counter-revolution
Hanan Kandil: Can non-democrats lead a path toward democracy? State-society relations in Egypt since 2011 and
Egyptian 'exceptionalism'
II. Shi'i Moharram Rituals and Politics
22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
D Hall
Moderators: Paul Rollier; D:TBA

Update: 08 June 2014

0603

Hossain Abadian: Moharram Rituals and Constitution Movement of Iran (1906-1911)


Mohd Faizal Musa: Moharram Rituals from the Malay World
Irina Lita Shingiray: From Baranjar to Besh-Barmak: A long term perspective on Shia Muharram Rituals in the
Eastern Caucasus
Gholam R. Vatandoust: The Changing Role of the Contemporary Madah in the
Islamic Republic of Iran

0604

Saghar Sadeghian: The Tradition of Attack to Non-Muslim Quarters in Iran during the Moharram and Safar (XIXXX centuries)

Tunisian Uprisings and its Aftermath


22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
F14
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Malika Frimeche: Arab Spring's challenges in Maghreb Arab Countries. Tunisian case study
1027
0920
0598
1360

Kelly Lynn Al Dakkak, Ravza Altuntas Cakir: Transition and trends in secularist thought in post-revolutionary
Tunisia
Teije Hidde Donker: Bureaucratic Mobilization: Islamists vs. bureaucrats after the Arab Spring
Nadia El Ouerghemmi: Procedural aspects and Transitional Justice discourses: The Tunisian case

The Recovery of Duzce from Two Huge Earthquakes in 1999 and its Future: Comparative Study to the Earthquakes and Tsunami
in Northeastern Japan in 2011
22.08.2014

Update: 08 June 2014

09:00-11:00
F16
Moderators: Hikari EGAWA; Co-chair: lhan AHN; D:TBA
Hikari Egawa and lhan ahin: The Family Structure and Economic Activities in Dzce Based on the Nfus
Defterleri (Population Register) and Temettat Defterleri (Income Register) of the 19th and beginning of the 20th
Century
Koji Yoshikawa, Shigeru Kakumoto, Yoshio Kajitani, Halit Ramazan Kubilay, Michinori Hatayama, Mahito Usui:
Reconstruction process and remaining issue of traffic network in Dzce
0913

Yoshio Kajitani, Ilhan Sahin, Shigeru Kakumoto, Koji Yoshikawa, Hikari Ishikawa Egawa, and Halit Ramazan
Kubilay: Building a resilient city based on the memories and history of natural disasters: A case of Duzce City,
Turkey.
Shigeru Kakumoto, Halit Ramazan Kubilay, Koji Yoshikawa, Yoshio Kajitani, Hikari Ishikawa Egawa and lhan
ahin: Interdisciplinary Research of Historical, Anthropological and Information Science For Regional
Management and Disaster Prevention: Comparing Japan And Turkey

Migration in the Middle East


22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
F17
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Brian William Beeley: Migration without moving: a Turkish example
0599
1036
1448

Sobhi Albadawi: Palestinian Refugees at the intersection of return, resettlement and current peace process
Kelsey P Norman: Aiming for Europe, Stranded in MENA: Migrant Engagement in New Countries of Settlement

Update: 08 June 2014

Practices of Urban Governance


22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ09
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA

1339

Seba Asaaied: Analyzing Success factors of Participatory Urban Development in the Arab Cities Alexandria and
Aleppo

Abderrahmane Diafat, Said Madani: Urban Strategies for Sustainable Land Use in the Highlands: Case of Setif
Algeria
Different Aspects of Turkish Politics: 50s-60s-70s
22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ14
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
0883

1357
1285
1313
Social Policy: Health
22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ15

Fuat zdin: Nationalist Front Governments: Coalition or Hegemony?


Kbra Akay: Response of the Turkish public opinion to the religious policies and debate in the 1950s
Erkan Doan: An Alternative Historiography of Ottoman-Turkish Modernization and the Kemalist Revolution
Offered by the Turkish Left of the 1960s

Update: 08 June 2014

Moderators: TBA; D:TBA


0301
1112
0815

Brahim Brahamia: Health care in Arab countries: progress and divergence


Selma Kahraman, Selma Kahraman, Fatma Ersin: Determining The Troubles The Cultural Value Imposed To The
Patient Relatives And Views About This: A Sample Of anliurfa
Yaser Bagheri: Confront of Shia Fiq-h and health system in Iran: a historical review

Television and Popular culture in the Middle East: New Trends in the Aftermath of 'Arab Spring'
22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ16
Moderators: Aye Saktanber; D:TBA (waiting for discussant's confirmation);
Organized by Aye Saktanber (METU, Turkey); Marc Saurina (TEIM, Spain)
Marc Saurina Lucini: Reading MBC Group's market strategies: spreading liberalism, its limitations and the
establishment of a new regional model
Anne Grne: Global Entertainment TV Formats in German/Egyptian Comparison: Transcultural Identity
Discourses and Collective Readings
0583

Ece Algan: Turkish television: The new symbol of Turkeys economic and political power
Emanuela C. Del Re, Nicolamaria Coppola: "Arab Idol, the satellite show which promotes regional unity"
Gabrielle Clarke: Tantalising Turkish TV: How Turkish Soap Operas are Challenging Identity Formation in the
Contemporary Arab World

Politics in Israel

Update: 08 June 2014

22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
FZ17
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Efrat E Aviv: The Efraim Elrom affair and Israel-Turkey relations
0133
0200
0886

Stephen Ellis: Tenuous Link: Israels Nuclear Arsenal and Regional Proliferation
Mtanes Edmon Shihadeh: The Impact of Globalization on Ideological Polarization: Israel since 1992

Turkish-Armenian Question
22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G101
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
0989
1284

Birsen Erdogan, Fred Grunfeld: How and Why the Discursive Strategies Used in the Denial Change? Turkish
Discourse on Armenian Genocide and Its Denial
Hira Kaynar: La Construction Mmorielle du Gnocide Armnien chez les Armniens de Turquie

State and Civil Society Relations in Middle East


22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G102
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
1209

Nadine Kreitmeyr, Beste Isleyen: Enterprising youth in Jordan and Palestine through neo-liberalism: a critical
perspective

Update: 08 June 2014

0652
0642

Leen Al Habash: Civic Engagement at the Grassroots Level in Syria: Motivation and Development
Mohsen Moheimany: The Political Role of NGOs in the Local Policy Making of Authoritarian Governments The
case of Iran

Taking religion seriously: dealing with religious factors in analyzing socio-political processes
(WAFAW program)
22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G104
Moderators: Marie Vannetzel; D: Thomas Pierret
Organized by the WAFAW ERC Program
Robin Beaumont: Assessing the sectarian factor in war contexts: the cases of contemporary Iraq and Syria
Monica Marks: Islamism in Transition: Ideological and Organizational Restructuring inside Tunisia's Ennahda after
the Revolution
1227

Julien Plissier: Rfrent religieux et formation d'un discours conomique en Iran


Marie Vannetzel: al-Islam huwwa al-hall ! How did the Egyptian Muslim Brothers mobilize religion in
electoral campaigns ?
Dilek Yankaya: When religiosity meets economic rationality: the case of Turkish Islamic bourgeoisie

Legends, Heritage, Politics


22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G106
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Mutasem Khader Adileh: The Role of Popular Heritage in the Promotion of National Palestinian Identity
0725

Update: 08 June 2014

0271
0956

Anastasiia Zherdieva: The Others in Turkish and Crimean legends: identity and ethnicity
Anna Tozzi Di Marco: The Seven Sleepers devotion in the Mediterranean: a comparative analyses between
Muslim and Christian holy sites

Sectarianism in the Middle East I


22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G107
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
0687
1040

Arash Reisinezhad: The Shia crescent


Afshin Shahi: The Arab Uprising, Religious Sectarianism and the New Challenge to Nation-State Building in the
Middle East

Dynastic Cairo, 1805-1952


22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G108
Moderators: Adam Mestyan; D: Doris Behrens Abouseif
Khaled Fahmy: Khedive Ismail: a Westernizing monarch or a Muslim prince?
Adam Mestyan: The Ministers of Public Works and urbanism in the Egyptian Khedivate
0499

Mercedes Volait: Fin-de-sicle palatial buildings designed by Antonio Lasciac


Mohamed Elshahed: Architecture and nationalism between architects and royalty on the eve of 1952

Update: 08 June 2014

Challenges to the State from within


22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G109
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Daniel Meier: Iraqi Kurdistan and South Sudan Republic: borders as political resources
1194
0209

Yaniv Voller: National liberation in a post-colonial context: second generation decolonisation in the Middle East

Language and Identity Construction: Iran, Turkey, Azerbaijan


22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G201
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
0782
0774

Sahar Ghyasi: Virtual social networks (Facebook) and social identity. (case study: Turkish-speaking users in Iran
and Turkey)
Turan Keskin: New Discourses on Language Policies in Iran and Turkey, A Comparative Analysis

Indexes of Development
22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G202
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
1465

Hakan Mhc, Mehmet Tolga Taner: Comparative Human Development and Gender Inequality Performance
Analysis of Middle Eastern, North African and Central Asian countries with Turkey

0967

Montasser Ibrahim Mahmoud Abdelghani, Talal Yousuf Mohammed Al Awadhi: Spatial variation of the levels of

Update: 08 June 2014

deprivation in the Sultanate of Oman

0936

Sibel Kalaycoglu, Kezban Celik, Irmak Karademir Hazir: Techniques and Challenges of Measuring SocioEconomic Status (S.E.S) in Turkey

Understanding state and society through pathology: Ottoman and post-Ottoman notions of disease (18th-21st century) (part 1)
22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G204
Moderators: Ceren likan Rasimolu
Edna Bonhomme: Plague, Death, and Funerary practice in Late Eighteenth Century Cairo
Rakefet Zalashik: Space and Leprosy in Ottoman Jerusalem
0908
Luc Chantre: Epidemic and pilgrimage policy in the French colonial empire (19th-20th centuries)
Ceren Ilikan Rasimolu: State, Medicine and Disease: Population Policies and Tuberculosis in Inter-War Turkey
Literature and Nationalism
22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G206
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Rima Abunasser: Redefinitions of gender and nation in Arab women's literature
0842
1403
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1384

Kaveh Ghobadi: Identity on the borderline of self and other: representations of identity in two Kurdish novels
Hakan Karahasan: Poetry as a Way to Challenge the Status Quo? An Evaluation of Cypriot Poetry after 1974
Farangis Ghaderi: Kurdish nationalism and poetry of Hac Qadir Koy

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Forms of Fine Art


22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G207
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
0911
0481
0740

Leila Honari: Persian mystical stories and traditional arts circular mandala structure
Mohammad Azamzade, Tayebe Radfar: Iconographic evaluation of earthenware in two regions (Iran and Anatolia)
in Saljuqs era by using Erwin Panofsky method
Heidi Ch Gomi: Smart serene performers

Islam and Role of Women


22.08.2014
09:00-11:00
G208
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
1279

Afaf Badr Bataineh: The classification of women in the Qur'an

1286

Najah Nadiah Amran: Piety and Break with Tradition: Narratives of Muslim Women Participating in Religious
Circles in Scotland

0625

Mohammad E Mesbahi, Islam Uddin: The rights of the wife, in theory and practice, according to religious texts,
when facing violence

The Arab Spring and the return of 'Great Power' politics in the Arab world
22.08.2014

Update: 08 June 2014

11:30-13:30
B Hall
Moderators: Hanan Kandil (Cairo University, Egypt); D:TBA
Organizer: International Association of Middle Eastern Studies (IAMES)
Sponsored by: International Association of Middle Eastern Studies (IAMES)
Mohammad El Sayed Selim: Chinas emerging role in a new Arab World"
Hisham M. Wahby: The Arab Spring, the end of history and how the West lost
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Riham Bahy: The Arab revolutions in the international system: Great power balances and interactions
Osama Mekheimar: Euro-Mediterranean relations from Barcelona to the Arab Spring: What lessons can be learned?
The Armenian Question, Deportation, Genocide: Discussing 1915 in 2015
22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
C Hall
Moderators: G. Grkan ztan; Organized by Tarih Vakf (History Foundation)
Yaar Tolga Cora: Some Thoughts on History of the Ottoman-Armenians in the 19th Century
Ohannes Klda: Understanding Armenian Political Position(s) After 1908
Oya Gzel Durmaz: Deportation and Conversion to Islam
Aytek Soner Alpan: Writing the History of Forced Migration and Mass Murder
G. Grkan ztan and mer Turan: The development of post-1980 denial discourse in Turkey
III. Shi'i Moharram Rituals--History, Change and Transformation
22.08.2014

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11:30-13:30
D Hall
Moderators: Mara Leichtman; D:TBA
Elio Cristoph Brancaforte: Hussein Hocen, Hocen HusseinPortrayals of Safavid Muharram Rituals in Early
Modern European Travel Narratives
Elham Malekzadeh: Takieh, Hosseynieh and Womens Shrines in Bushire during the Reza Shah Era
Aysen Baylak: Ashura Commemorations in Istanbul: Re-formulation of Ritual, Re-articulation of Piety
0614

Mary Elaine Hegland: Womens Moharram Practices: Expanding Opportunities in an Iranian Village from
1978/1979--2006
Mohammad Dolatatiani: yine Ritual in Ilam; Conspicuous Presence of Women, an Artistic Life Story of
Celebration, Lamentation, and Union

Social Media and Arab Spring


22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
F14
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Shubhda Chaudhary: The Role of Social Media as a Decisive Actor in Arab Political Transition
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Juan Ricardo Cole: Youth Movements and Political Blogging in Tunisia since 2011
Lea Mller Funk: izb il-kanaba, ir l-laymn wa-l-inqilbyn: A transnational revolutionary vocabulary?
Johanne Kuebler: Wired diaspora engagement in proto-revolutionary Arab cyber activism
Sarrah Kassem: The Perpetuation of Hyperreality: The Case of the Arab Spring

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Representation in Films and Cinema


22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
F16
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
1025
0895
0278

Haim Saadoun, Haim Saadoun: History and Cinema - The representation of World War II in North Africa in new
movies
Ula Zeir: The Socio-political Dimensions of Ziad Rahbanis Works: Nazl al-Surur and Film Amriki Tawil
Florence Martin: Le nouvel espace de la censure du film arabe

Middle Eastern Migrants in Europe


22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
F17
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
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Deniz Cosan Eke: Transnational Communities: Alevi Immigrants in Europe


Carina Grosser Kaya: Negotiating social role models - Men of Turkish descent in Germany and their perspectives
toward work, parenting and gender
Benjamin Weineck: Cultural heritage contested: Negotiating Alevi 'useable pasts' in transnational space

Diversity and commonality in theory and in practice: analyzing waqf and other endowment models in the Islamic World, Europe
and beyond
22.08.2014

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11:30-13:30
FZ09
Moderators: Randi Deguilhem; D: Toru Miura
Sponsored by: Toyo Bunko The Oriental Library, Tokyo, Japan Cnrs (National Centre for Scientific Research), GDRI
(International Research Network) Waqf, Paris, France Telemme (Time, Place, Language in Southern Europe and the
Mediterranean), MMSH (Mediterranean Institute for Humanities), Aix-en-Provence, France.
Randi Deguilhem: Islamic Waqf in Europe: Adapting Endowments to New Situations
Tomoki Okawara: Islamic Waqf Institutions in the Ottoman Judicial Reform Period (19th century)
Murat Cizaka: Re-designing the Waqfs of Stocks to Enhance Risk Sharing in Islamic Finance
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Yasuhiro Otsuki: Civil Donations and Christian Philanthropy in the Later Roman Empire: Some Analysis of
Justinian Edicts on Donations to the Ecclesiastical Institutions
Jean Pierre Dedieu: Islamic waqf, Catholic benefices and lay entails. A probe in mortmain and social practice
Secularism in Turkey
22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ14
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Ayegl Kars Kaynar: Secular state under anti-secular rule?: secularism of the state in turkey after July 2008
0951
0541
0966
0464

Cemil Boyraz, Murat Boroval: Reactive politics or revised founding ideology? current secularist and Kemalist
reactions in Turkey
Irmak Yazici: The Sacred Strikes Back in Turkey: Blasphemy as crime in a secular democracy
Volkan Ertit: Two Different Concepts That Are Used Interchangeably: Secularization and Laicization

Update: 08 June 2014

Environmental Threats and Possible Solutions


22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ15
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
0698
0220
1314
0678

Raed A I Bashitialshaaer: Basic life for the Palestinian: Gaza water and environmental problems
Matthew Isaac Weiss: History May Not Repeat Itself: Anticipating and Averting Fresh
Conflicts in an Age of Discontinuity and Uncertainty
Lichtenthaeler Gerhard: Solar energy farming in Jordan. A water scarcity and climate change adaptation measure
Nadhir Al Ansari, Mawada Abdellatif, Mohammed Ezeelden, Salahalddin Ali, Sven Knutsson: Future Rainfall
Trends and Climate Change North of Iraq

Russian Foreign Policy and the Syrian Conflict


22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ16
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
1088
1015
0575
0835

Joshka Wessels: Pax Obama or Pax Putin ? Syria, Russia and the United States
Ali Granmayeh: Russia and the Middle East: Seeking political gain in a volatile region
Nikolay Kozhanov: Syria and the Russian foreign policy on the Middle East: Changing the Accents
Rania Mohamed Abdul Wahab: The Russian Role in the Syrian Crisis

Update: 08 June 2014

Mehmet Zeki Gnay: Russias Syria Policy at the UN Security Council


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Israeli security, diplomacy and strategy in a changing Middle East
22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
FZ17
Moderators: Simon Waldman; D: TBA; Organized by European Association of Israel Studies
Jacob Eriksson: Security, territory, and peace: a re-assessment
0517

Carly Beckerman Boys: The United States and Israel in a changing Middle East: diplomacy and domestic politics

James Worrall: Releasing terrorists: prisoner exchanges, deterrence and prospects for peace
La construction du vivre-ensemble en situation de conflit
22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G101
Moderators: Abdelhamid Hnia; D: Imed Melliti
Sponsored by: Fondation Hanss Seidel-Makhre
Abdelkader Zghal: Les raisons et les enjeux de lnigmatique rencontre parisienne entre lislamiste Ghanouchi et le
Bourguibiste Cad Essebsi
Mounira Chapoutot Rmadi: Comment vivre ensemble dans une socit pluri-ethnique et pluri-confessionnelle ?
0414

Mohamed Merimi: Conflits Djerba (Tunisie) en 1746: incursion malkite en situation ibadhite
Mustapha Tlili: Gestion dun conflit en milieu maraboutique (2me moiti du 19e s.)
Ins Mrad Dali: Cohabitations et conflits: dissensions entre le Char' tunisien et le consulat britannique en priode
post-esclavagiste (1880)

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Turkeys foreign policy projection and regional ramifications


22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G102
Moderators: Moritz Pieper; D: TBA
Moritz Pieper: Turkeys foreign policy towards Irans nuclear programme as advocacy for a counter-hegemonic
security culture
Octavius Pinkard: Syrian-Turkish Relations Through the Prism of Security Culture Convergence and Divergence
0344
Thomas Volk: Turkeys Historical Involvement in Middle Eastern Alliances
Lisel Hintz: "Take It Outside!": Turkey's National Identity Contestation in the Foreign Policy Arena
Secularism vs. Islamism
22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G104
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Barbara De Poli: Arab revolts and civil state: a new term for old conflicts between Islamism and secularism
0775
0513
1440
1151
0624

Carimo Mohomed: A different epistemological approach when studying Islam and Politics
Vanja Mosbach: Understanding Muslim space in the making - excerpts from conversations with Muslim social
actors in Sweden
Behnoush Farzan: European Islam, the future of Islam and its effects in Iran
Mohamed Fadil: Le religieux l'preuve du politique: Scularisation de l'islamisme au Maroc (le PJD/MUR (19962012))

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Politics of Space
22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G106
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
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0727
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Garcia Moises Garduno: Ecology of knowledge and cultural translation in the Midan: how practice in the public
space becomes theory for new revolutionary experiences
Hugo Leal: Space invaders: heterotopias of resistance in the middle east and north Africa
Duygu Cihanger: The Meaning, Form and Function of Public Spaces in the Middle East: Seeing Beyond the
Planned-Squares in Cities
Ghazal Abbasy Asbagh: Spatial Politics of (r)Evolution in Tehran: a case study

Sectarianism in the Middle East II


22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G107
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
0560
0316
0969

Ranj Alaaldin: Shia solidarity: the loyalty and mobilisation of the Iraqi Shi'a during the Iran-Iraq war
Alam Saleh: Politicized Identities, Securitized Politics: Deconstruction of Sunni-Shia Politics in Egypt and Beyond
Simon Mabon, Sossie Kasbarian: Bahrain: Politics from Above and Below

Nationalism and Identity in Modern Egypt

Update: 08 June 2014

22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G108
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
0325
0615

Hiroko Miyokawa: The Establishment of the Coptic Museum


Alessia Melcangi: Identity question in Egypt: the Coptic community from the age of Sadat to the Mubarak regime
(1970-2011)

Tracing Islam in Balkans


22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G109
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
1444
0145

Marko Vekovic: Political functions of religion - case study of jihadist warriors from ex - Yugoslavia in Syria's civil
war
Bogdana Yordanova Todorova: Islam in Bulgaria - in the past and present

Perceptions of Socioeconomic Integration of Middle Eastern Immigrants in Europe: Comparing National Discourses and Subjective
Experiences
22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G201
Moderators: Dalia Abdelhady; D: Dan-Erik Andersson
Matthew Clare and Dalia Abdelhady: Success vs. Marginalization in and about French Ethnic Suburbs
1434

Verena Gruber and Caner Ulug: A Turk in a Porsche, do they really fit? Narratives of Incorporation of Turks in

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Germany
Marie Stahlschmidt: Subjective vs. Objective Experiences of School Education among Turks in Denmark
David Jackobson: Turks in Sweden: Lack of Mobility or Resourceful Success?
Contemporary social movements in the middle east and beyond
22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G202
Moderators: Victoria Tahmasebi Birgani; D: TBA
Victoria Tahmasebi Birgani: Womens Dissent in Iran: The Intersections of Ethics, Politics and Gender
Peyman Vahabzadeh: The New Turn of Social Movements in Iran? Preliminary Observations
0851
Hossein Mesbahian: The Political Struggle for Recognition and Identification in Iran
Mojtaba Mahdavi: Towards a Subaltern Modernity? Making Sense of Post-Islamist Movements in the Middle East.
The Arab world at crossroads
22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G206
Moderators: Mahjoob Zweiri; D:TBA
0506

Mahjoob Zweiri: The Arabs and the three Awakenings: What went Wrong?
Ahmed Ibrahim Abushouk: The Arab Revolutions: Are they a Fourth Wave of Democratization in the 21st

Update: 08 June 2014

Century?
Adnan M. Hayajneh: The Arab Spring and Regional And International Powers: Winners and Losers in the Middle
East
Houchang Hassan Yari: Iran's Proxy Wars in the Middle East And Syrian Crisis
Writing identities on the margins of Arabness
22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G207
Moderators: Monica Rius Pinies; D: Zuhur Dalo
Ana Bejarano: Electronic Literature and Gender: Egyptian Women Bloggers' Construction of Identity
Elia Romo Terol: On the fringe of the literary canon: Jamil Almansur Haddad, a bullet sleeping in the woods
1100

Christina Stephano De Queiroz: Contact and separation: literary conversations across the borders of identities
Erica Consoli: Joseph in Andalusia: Representations of Arabs in Palestinian poetry
Ahmad Diab: Transnational Palestinian Identity Through Spoken Word Poetry

Female Leadership in Islam - New Perspectives and Discourses on Receptions in Past and Present
22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G208
Moderators: Elif Medeni; D: TBA
Doris Decker: There were many who were ready to follow the lead of a woman Female Policies in early Islam
0933
illustrated by Muhammads wife Umm Salama

Update: 08 June 2014

Elif Medeni: The Revival Of The Living Sunna A Contribution To The Discourse On Female Leadership
Doris H. Gray: The Many Paths To Gender Justice In Morocco
Liselotte J. Abid: An Inquiry into Concepts of Female Leadership in Islamic Theological High Schools for Women
in Iran.
Anwar H. K. Al Kahlidi: Bint al-Hudas Re-conceptionalization of Hajj as a Means of Raising the Status of the
Iraqi Daawa Network
Understanding state and society through pathology: Ottoman and post-Ottoman notions of disease (18th-21st century) (part 2)
22.08.2014
11:30-13:30
G204
Moderators: Philippe Jean Michel Bourmaud; D: TBA
Cihangir Gndodu: Luigi Mongeri and Etiologizing Oriental Insanity in the nineteenth century Ottoman Empire
Glhan Balsoy: Infertility and Being a Proper Woman in Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Ottoman
Advice Literature
0907
Seil Ylmaz: Diagnosing Shame: Medical and Non-Medical Perspectives on Syphilis in the Late Ottoman Empire
Philippe Jean Michel Bourmaud: Constructing a social disease in colonial and international contexts: alcoholism in
the Middle-Eastern mandates
Arab Spring: Social Movement and Identity
22.08.2014
14.30-16.30
F 14
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Ahmad Omar Abdel Hadi: The Arab Spring and Identity Formation in Jordan
0186

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0594
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Francisco Veiga Rodrguez, Carlos Gonzlez Villa: Tribalisation and detribalisation: From the Soviet precedent to
the Arab Spring
zgr Sar: Reading "Arab Spring" within the Theories on New Social Movements
Marianne Aringberg Laanatza: The Arab Spring and the Actions and Reactions of the Minorities

Laurence Thieux: Le rle de la socit civile dans les transformations politiques des pays du sud de la Mditerrane
depuis le dbut du printemps arabe
Tourisme religieux et plerinages dans le monde arabe et musulman: Enjeux multiples
22.08.2014
14.30-16.30
F 16
Moderators: Katia Boissevain, co-chair: Justin McGuinness; D:TBA
Katia Boissevain: Burning Zwiyas: Religious arson in the Tunisian Revolution. Tourism, Religion and National
issues (Sidi Bou Sad)
996

Justin Mc Guinness: Spirituality staged: the case of an annual Sufi festival in a North African historic city.
0939
Norig Neveu: Le dveloppement du tourisme chiite dans le sud de la Jordanie, objet de contestation locale
Michel Boivin: The issue of Shiite Religious Tourism in the Sufi sanctuaries of Pakistan
Middle Eastern Migrants in the World
22.08.2014
14.30-16.30
F 17
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Gzde Somel, Gl Tlveli: Ottoman Immigrants in Cuba
0551

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1239

Mehrdad Mark Mozayyan: Persian students in 19th century Europe

Partitions, Borders, and Convergences: Gender, Sexuality, and the Embodiment of Difference
22.08.2014
14.30-16.30
FZ 09
Moderators: Frances S. Hasso; D: Elif Ekin Akit Vural; sponsored by the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies
Elyse Semerdjian: Sexing the Hammam: Gendered Discourses on the Ottoman Bathhouse
Shouleh Vatanabi: Soft Power and Gendered Orientalism: Paradoxes of Turkish TV Series Beyond Eastern
Borders
0494

Frances S Hasso: Civil and Space as Gendered Fields of Meaning and Practice in Egypt
Halide Velioglu: Bend the Tango, Straighten the LGBTI: Queer Tango in Istanbul

Alevis in Turkey
22.08.2014
14.30-16.30
FZ 14
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Mehmet Bardaki: The AKP governments Alevi initiative: walking a tightrope between democracy and identity
0919
1212

Aysegul Uygur Doan: To What Extent Religionalization of Alevis Fit into a Model of Post-secular Society in
Turkey?

0553

Ceren Lord, Besim Can Zrh: A Nascent but Reluctant Minority of the Middle East: Remapping the sectarian map
and the Alevis of Turkey in the Wake of the Syrian Crisis

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1397

Didem Doganyilmaz: Alevism at the center of religious freedom discussions in laic turkey

Ecological Geopolitics
22.08.2014
14.30-16.30
FZ 15
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Sebastiano Andreotti: Depletion of Groundwater and Demographic Growth: An Assessment of Two Long-Term
Threats to Yemens Stability
1143
1443
1031

Slawomir Raszewski: Iran, Israel, Turkey and the energy in the Eastern Mediterranean
Sabrina Joseph, Brigitte Howarth: Ecological Realities, British Environmental Perceptions and Natural Resource
Development in Arabia: the case of the Trucial States and Oman, 1930s-1950s

Cinema in MENA
22.08.2014
14.30-16.30
FZ 16
Moderators: TBA; D: TBA
Nina Fischer: Exploring Jerusalem communities: Nati Adlers "Hats of Jerusalem" (2005)
1354
1271
1463

iek Cokun: Types versus Characters on the Golden Age of Egyptian Cinema: Here I Am, Like This
Fakhri Haghani: Between realism and representation: cinema and society in the Middle East and North Africa

IR Theories and the Middle East


22.08.2014
14.30-16.30

Update: 08 June 2014

FZ 17
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Anahita Arian: The American Hegemony in the Discipline of International Relations: Consequences for Studies on
Iranian Foreign and Security Policy
0899
0970
0544
0572

Simon Mabon: Sovereignty's Sorites Paradox


Ahmed Ali Salem: A Critique of Failing International Relations Theories in Middle Eastern Tests
Miloud Barkaoui: Of (neo)orientalist reflexes and citizen revolts: the united states and MENAs new paradigm shift

The impact of U.S. and regional actors on Arab uprisings


22.08.2014
14:30-16:30
B Hall
Moderators: Ibrahim G. Aoud; Organized by Ibrahim G. Aoud;
Sponsored by the International Association of Middle Eastern Studies (IAMES);
Joseph Alagha: The future of the Arab uprisings: Democratization without democrats
Saadet Gulden Ayman: The American approach to the Syrian conflict and the US-Turkey
differences
1152

Rami Siklawi: Syria: Dynamics of Conflict and the Role of Non-State Actors (the case of
Hamas and Hizballah in the wake of the Syrian crisis)
Seif Dana: The curve of American power, Israel, and the Arab uprisings

IV. Shi'i Moharram Rituals: Meanings and Interpretations


22.08.2014

Update: 08 June 2014

14:30-16:30
D Hall
Moderators: Mohd Faizal Musa; D: TBA
Ali Banuazizi: Martyrdom and the Sacralization of Political Violence
Karen Ruffle: Purified by Blood: Bloody Matam and Salvific Purification in South Asian
Azadari Ritual
0606

Edith Szanto: The End of Mourning: Pious Bodies, Affective Economies, and Sacred Space
in Contemporary Iraqi Arbaeen Practices
Liyakat Takim: Muharram Rituals in the Khoja Shii Community
Jabbar Rahman: From Javnmardn to Heiat

The Antinomies of Ottoman Reform


22.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G101
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
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0317
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Politics in the Gulf II
22.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G102

Ufuk Adak: From Mahbes to Hapishane: Ottoman Prison Reform in Izmir in the Late Ottoman Empire
Cem Emrence: Lost in quarantine
Melis Hafez: Morality and Modernity: Islamization of Work Ethics, Protestantization of Islam, or a Third
Approach?

Update: 08 June 2014

Moderators: TBA; D:TBA


Dorota Scislewska: A friend's enemy does not have to be own foe the foreign policy of Oman under the reign
of Sultan Qaboos bin Said al-Said
0953
0813
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0433

Kevin William Gray: Gradations of Citizenship in the United Arab Emirates


Marta Saldana: Rentierism and Political Culture in the United Arab Emirates
Mohd Afandi Salleh, Mohd Fauzi Abu Hussin: Arab gulf countries engagement in ASEAN countries: a review
of investment trends and future opportunities

Arab Spring: Towards a Political Transition?


22.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G104
Moderators: Ferran Izquierdo; D: Laura Feliu
Ferran Izquierdo: Political transition or reorganization of power?
Mouldi Lahmar: Lautre transition en Tunisie: les honneurs, les richesses et les valeurs
0804

Eva Wegner: Party-voter congruence in the Middle East and North Africa after the Arab Spring
Iaqui Gutirrez De Tern: Where is my state ya `azizi?: contending elites and re-emerging civil society in
transitional Libya

Unmaking and remaking the military authority: Militarism in contemporary Turkey


22.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G106
Moderators: mer Turan; D: Suavi Aydn

Update: 08 June 2014

Gven Grkan ztan, mer Turan: Being a Kurd in the Turkish army: Kurdish conscripts experiencing
compulsory military service
afak Ayka: Militarist paradigms of the nation-state and contradictions of internal conflict: The case of
Turkey
0834
Nurseli Yeim Snblolu: Rehabilitation of the disabled veterans of the Kurdish conflict in Turkey and the
implications of the current peace process
Senem Kaptan: Eviscerated soldiers: The unmaking of Turkeys military elite
The Changing Middle Eastern Situtation and Japan's Foreign Policy
22.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G107
Moderators: Eiji Nagasawa; D: Isam Hamza, Manabu Shimizu; Sponsored by Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA)
First Session: Historical Relations between Japan and the Middle East
Shuji Hosaka: Japan and the Gulf: Past and Future
Mahmoud Al-Qaysi: Taha Alhashimi and the Beginnings of the Iraqi Elites Approach to Japan
0929

Second Session: Japanese Perspective toward the Contemporary Political Situation in the Middle East
Mari Nukii: Hassan Rouhani's Victory in Irans 11th Presidential Election and the New Power Struggle
Akiko Yoshioka: Coalition Formation in the 2014 Iraqi Parliamentary Election: Similar Trends, Different
Outcomes

Espaces Publiques, Urbanisation et Pratiques Quotidiennes


22.08.2014

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14:30-16:30
G108
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Debache Samira, Benzagouta Yasser Nassim: Les places publiques urbaines entre marginalisation et rappropriation
0466
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Naouel ACHOUR-BOUAKKAZ: Faire la ville et pratiques spatiales des habitants: une approche par le genre

Spiga Sassia, Spiga Yacine, Haoui Samira: Ralits et utopies de lurbanisation saharienne en Algrie
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Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice
22.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G109
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Rahim Habibeh: Meeting Rumi and Assisi: The Paradigm for peace and inclusion today
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Tuomo Melasuo: Mali and Sahel Challenges for Peace and Conflict Research
Alexander Y. Zhukov, Stanislav V. Mezentsev: Re-visiting Middle Eastern state policies towards the 'NorthSouth' crisis in Sudan prior to its separation

Studies on Contemporary Arabic: Grammar and Language Structure from a Comparative Perspective
22.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G201
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Karolina Jaworska: Propositional repetition in Media Arabic
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Mahsn Majidy: The phonological assimilation of Arabic loanwords in Sorani Kurdish


Aleksandra Paulina Kijewska: Arabic demonstrative iyy in comparison to particle et in Modern Hebrew -

Update: 08 June 2014

comparative study of function and usage


1201

Magdalena Zawrotna: Body-related dysphemisms and euphemisms in Egyptian Arabic

Turkey's Foreign Policy I


22.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G202
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Erhan Kelesoglu: The Problem of Palestine in Turkish Foreign policy and Turco-Palestinian Relations
1133
1355
0987

Zoltan Egeresi: Turkey and the middle east: a neo-Gramscian approach


Birsen Erdogan: Turkish Foreign Policy Discourse on Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and Humanitarian
Intervention During and After Arab Spring

US Foreign Policy in the Middle East


22.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G204
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Robert Mason: US - Saudi Relations during the Arab Revolutions
0183
0993
1003
0534
0833

Radoslaw Tomasz Bania: Syrian crises of 1957 and 2013 and their consequences for the U.S. Middle Eastern
policy
Peshawa Muhammed: U.S. and Iraqi Kurds: Unstable Friends
Kamal Osman Salih: Sudanese-American Animosity 1989 - 2014: An Evaluative Analysis
Ulkar Imamverdiyeva: From Iraq war to Pivot to Asia: the role of the Arab Spring

Update: 08 June 2014

Daily Life in Iran


22.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G206
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Behnaz Nazeri: Examination of the Relation between Satellite Serials, Familial Serials in GEM TV channel
(Lale Devri, Ask ve ceza, Ask i mamno, Mohtasham yuz eil, Yer gok ask) with relation between wife and
0420
husband in Iran
0714
1278

Soheila Farzi Molan: Swing Past and Present: Memory and Perception in Tehran Aged Care Homes
Gholamreza Moghaddam, Ali Hatami: Religion in Iranians life style

Islam and Islamic Communities


22.08.2014
14:30-16:30
G207
Moderators: TBA; D:TBA
Maryam Mary Moghimi, Hamid Nakhaei: The Type of Study Religion in Kerman
0451
0256

Carmen Garratn Mateu: Autour de lislam chez les Berbres du nord de lAfrique: lexemple Kabyle aux XIXe
et XXe sicles

1417

Keri Leigh Hughes: Conversations with Arabs: the experiences of Muslims from the Middle East in the United
States

1396

Katarzyna Wiktoria Sidlo: Muslims and ex-Muslims of Jordan: different perceptions of morality

Masculinity and Islam


22.08.2014

Update: 08 June 2014

14:30-16:30
G208
Moderators: Jonas Otterbeck; D:TBA
Jonas Otterbeck: Negotiating Islamic masculinity in contemporary Islamic pop music
Johan Cato: The understanding of Islamic masculinity in Swedish politics
0639

Erica Li Lundqvist: Sin Management: Tactics to stay in line with God and the expectations of being a Muslim
and a (gay) man in the Lebanese context
Spyros Sofos and Roza Tsagarousianou: Reconfiguring Islam: Debates on gender and sexuality among
European Muslims

V. Shi'i Moharram Rituals, Performances--Ta'ziyeh and Sermons


22.08.2014
17:00-19:00
D Hall
Moderators: Mariam Abou Zahab; D: TBA
Sabina Guerrieri: Modernity on Stage
Samer El Karanshawy: Texts, Interpretation and Commemorating Imm Husayn.
0607

Mozafar Shirazi: Comparative Semiotic Study of Taziyeh Performance in the Region of Bushehr and the Central
Plateau of Iran
Khalid Sindawi: Color Semantics of Women's Clothing in Ashura Day Rituals: Karbala Province as a Case Study

Arab Spring: Towards a Political Transition?


22.08.2014

Update: 08 June 2014

17:00-19:00
G202
Moderators: Ferran Izquierdo; D: Laura Feliu
Ferran Izquierdo: Political transition or reorganization of power?
Mouldi Lahmar: Lautre transition en Tunisie: les honneurs, les richesses et les valeurs
0804

Eva Wegner: Party-voter congruence in the Middle East and North Africa after the Arab Spring
Iaqui Gutirrez De Tern: Where is my state ya `azizi?: contending elites and re-emerging civil society in
transitional Libya