SeSaMO Online Doctoral Workshop


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SeSaMO Online Doctoral Workshop 2021

20th and 21st April 2021

      Tuesday 20th April 2021

11.00- Welcome and Introduction

Session  1

11.30-12.25- Simone  Spera ( Université Paris Nanterre, UPL) “Éducation alternative et engagement au Liban-Nord: expériences pédagogiques syro-libanaises et inventivité sociopolitique”. Discussant: Estella Carpi, University College London

12.30-13.25- Sarah al-Masri  (Scuola Normale Superiore) “Never the Same Again: Trajectories, Emotions and Personal Consequences of Activism/Participation in Post-Revolutionary Egypt”. Discussant: Amro Ali, American University in Cairo


Session 2

14.30-15.25- Federico Pozzoli (Università di Milano/St. Andrews) “Iraqi Postwar Narrative: Voice, Reception, Authoriality”. Discussant:  Stephan Milich, Universität zu Köln

15.30-16.25- Annamaria Bianco (Aix-Marseille Université, IREMAM- CNRS/Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”) “Adab al-malǧa’ : la représentation du réfugié dans le roman arabe du XXIe siècle”. Discussant: Lorenzo Casini, Università di Messina

16.30-17.00- Coffee break

Session 3

17.00-17.55- Rossella De Luca (Freie Universität Berlin) “Jirmānūs Farḥāt: Two Pedagogical Works in Arabic Between Devotion and Philology”. Discussant:  Florian Zemmin, Universität Leipzig

18.00-18.55- Miriam al-Tawil (Università di Roma La Sapienza) “L’arabo dei beduini nel nord della Giordania”. Discussant: Luca D’Anna, Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”

    Wednesday 21st April 2021

Session 4 

09.00-9.55- Monica Mereu (Università di Cagliari) “Women’s  Memories of  Oudjan: from a  Communitarian Neighbourhood to a Placeless City”. Discussant:  Lucia Sorbera, University of Sydney

10.00- 10.55- Martina Biondi (Università di Perugia)  “Gli anni di piombo in Marocco e l’attivismo politico femminile (1965-2005)”. Discussant:  Sara Borrillo, Università Roma Tre

11.00-11.30 Coffee break

11.30-13.30- “Researching the Middle East and North Africa as Doctoral Students: doubts, difficulties, perspectives”.  Organized and moderated by Alessia D’Accardio Berlinguer, Giulia Guidotti e Antonio Pacifico, Maydan- Rivista sui mondi arabi, semitici e islamici.


Session 5

15.00 -15.55- Federica Stagni (SNS)  “Making Coalition Under Occupation”.  Discussant: Giulia Daniele, Centro de Estudios Internacionais, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa

16.00-16.55 -Pietro Stefanini (University of Edinburgh) “Settler Colonial Humanitarianism: Zionist Invasion, Settlement, and Violence”.  Discussant: Prof. Roberto Beneduce, Università di Torino

17.00-19.00 Keynote Speech, Ruba Salih, School of Oriental and African Studies

“Displacement, Extinction, and the Anthropocene. A view from the Middle East”

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Scientific and Organizing Committe: Fulvio Bertuccelli, Università di Bologna; Francesca Biancani, Università di Bologna; Giuseppe Cecere, Università di Bologna; Giulia Cimini, Università di Bologna; Rosita Di Peri, Università di Torino; Mattia Guidetti, Università di Bologna; Çiğdem Oğuz, Università di Bologna; Samuela Pagani, Università del Salento; Ines Peta, Università di Bologna; Massimiliano Trentin, Università di Bologna; Fabio Vicini, Università di Verona

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