Program

To read the program of the 10th EURAMAL's international congress, please click here.

Booklet

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Program

Here you can find the online version of the program, in English.

(The .PDF version that you can find above is in French).

Wednesday 9th of May 2012

INALCO - Auditorium

      1:00 - 2:30 PM    Arrival

      2:30 PM     Opening

- Jacques Legrand, President of the INALCO
- Luc Deheuvels, Vice-President of the INALCO
- Stephan Guth, President of the EURAMAL – University of Oslo
- Sobhi Boustani, Secretary of the EURAMAL – INALCO


      3 :15 - 5 :10 PM     1st session
       Chairperson : Luc Deheuvels, INALCO (France)
- Paul Starkey
, Durham University (UK): « Strange Incidents from History: Youssef Rakha and his Sultan’s Seal »
- Rasheed El-Enany, Universty of Exeter (UK): « Popular Revolution in Naguib Mahfouz ».
- Isabella Camera d’Afflitto, La Sapienza-Università di Roma (Italy): « La littérature, peut-elle prévoir les révolutions ? ».
- Stephan Guth, University of Oslo (Norway): « Avatar and ‘AzāzÄ«l ¬– Western and Middle Eastern patterns of individual revolt. An essay in the simultaneity of ruptures ».


     5:10 - 5:30 PM      Coffee breack

     5 :30 PM       Ed De Moor Lecture

ٿتابة اٿذات طاٿة ٿا تزاٿ تجدد اٿسرد اٿعربٿ
Boutros Hallaq, Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3 (France)

     6 :00 - 7 :00 PM      Meeting with Mansoura Ez-Eddine, egyptian writer and journalist

     7 :00 PM      Cocktail , by Mr. Jacques Legrand, President of the INALCO
 

Thursday 10th of May 2012

INALCO - Auditorium


     9:00 - 10:30 AM      2nd session
     Chairperson: Paul Starkey, Durham University (UK)

- Friederike Pannewick, Philipps-Universität Marburg (Germany): « Sacrifice and Subversion. The Staging of a hero in times of revolution ».
- Monica Ruocco, Università di Palermo (Italy): « Quand le théâtre anticipe le réel: Yahia Yaïch/Amnesia de Jalila Bakkar et Fadhel Jaïbi et la révolution tunisienne ».
- Parilla Gonzalo Fernandez, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (Spain): « The Rhetoric of Futility: on writer’s  communiqués and manifestos  ».


     10:30 – 10:40 AM     Break

     10:40 - 12 :40 AM     3rd session
     Chairperson: Isabella Camera d’Afflitto, La Sapienza – Roma (Italy)

- Elvira Diana, Università di Chieti-Pescara (Italy): « The novel-complaint of the Libyan writer Muhammad al-Asfar: Milh (Salt) ».
- Barbara Winckler, Freie Universität Berlin (Germany): « Transformations of the public sphere. Popularization, dialogization and participation  by means of ‘new media’ in the nahda and in recent times ».
- Xavier Luffin, Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium): « Manifestations réalistes et imaginaires: la contestation politique dans la littérature soudanaise ».
- Alessandro Buontempo, La Sapienza-Università di Roma (Italy): « ‘Detective stories’ as a counter-narrative on society and politics: contextualising the Arabic noir novel ».


     12:40 - 2:15 PM      Lunch

      2:15 – 4:05 PM 4th session
      Chairperson: Ulrike Stehli-Werbeck, Universities of Basel (Switzerland) and Münster  (Germany)
- Sabah Ghandour
, Université de Balamond (Lebanon): « Sinan Antoon’s Ijaam ».
- Sonja Mejcher-Atassi, American University of Beirut (Lebanon): « Mutib al-Hadhal and the Arab Spring.:Depictions of the desert in Munif’s novels and their political resonances ».
- Francesco de Angelis, Università di Bari (Italy): « The role of Yemeni women writers during the revolution 2011: Sana Å«lā thawra by Bushrā al-Maqá¹­arÄ« ».
- Mikhail Suvorov, St-Petersburg State University (Russia): « The lost of hope: the feeling of the Arab Spring in modern Yemeni prose ».


     4:05 – 4:20 PM     Coffee break

      4:20 – 6:10 PM     5th session
       Chairperson: Richard van Leeuwen, University of Amsterdam (Netherlands)
- Astrid Ottosson-al-Bitar
, Stockholm University (Sweden): « “And there was a complete silence.” Silence and the breaking of silence in three Syrian novels ».
- Laurence Denooz, Université de Nancy 2 (France): « Quand Ä¿Å«ha dénonce la dictature syrienne ».
- Martina Censi, Ca’Foscari (Venezia, Italy) et INALCO-Paris (France): « KursÄ« de DÄ«ma WannÅ«s: le langage du printemps arabe en Syrie ».
- Ulrike Stehli-Werbeck, Universities of Basel (Switzerland) and Münster (Germany): « Khatib Badle’s Higher Democratic Empire of Madmen: the promotion of subversive consciousness in Syria ».

     6:10 - 7:00 PM  Meeting with Samar Yazbek, syrian writer and journalist

Friday 11th of May 2012

INALCO - Auditorium
 

     9:00 – 10:50 AM      6th session
     Chairperson: Stephan Guth, University of Oslo (Norway)

- Hartmut Fähndrich, (Switzerland): « Les sentiments à la base du Printemps arabe avant son explosion. Quelques exemples romanesques ».
- Stephan Milich, Göttingen University (Germany): « Constructing a sphere of freedom: Places of Liberation and Freedom in Arabic Poetry and Hip Hop ».
- Tetz Rooke, Gothenburg University (Sweden): « Upgrading the Popular: The People 3 ».
- Nele Lenze, University of Oslo (Norway): « Democratising processes in online literary interactivity ».


     10:50 – 11:10 AM    Coffee Break

     11:10 AM – 1:00 PM      7th session
     Chairperson: Tetz Rooke, Gothenburg University (Sweden)

- Teresa Pepe, University of Oslo (Norway): Self expression and Community Development in the Egyptian Blog “Ma badā  lÄ«” by Ø?Amr  Ø?Izzat.
- Yves Gonzalez Quijano, Université Lyon 2 (France): « Des salons à la rue: quand les soulèvements arabes questionnent le champ culturel... ».
- Alba Rosa Suriano, Università di Catania (Sicilia, Italy): « The regain of public spaces: the forecast of Egyptian revolution in the independent theatre movement ».
- Atef Boutros, University of Marburg (Germany): « Counter Cultures- Modes of Resistance in the Egyptian Literature, Film, Music and Street Art ».


     1:00 - 2:30 PM     Lunch

      2:30 – 4:00 PM      8th session
      Chairperson: Rasheed El-Enany, Universty of Exeter (UK)

- Dounia Abourachid Badini, Università Luiss-Roma (Italy): « Récit du Printemps égyptien Ayyâm al-Tahrîr d’Ibrahim Abdel-Méguid ».
- Richard van Leeuwen, University of Amsterdam (Netherlands): « The Arab Spring and the Thousand and One Nights: Mahmud al-Wardini and the malaise of Egyptian society ».
- Lorenzo Casini, Università di Messina (Italy): « The transformation of the Egyptian literary field and the Revolution ».


     4:00 – 4:20     Coffee break

     4:20 – 6:10 PM     9th session
     Chairperson: Boutros Hallaq, Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3 (France)

- Tania Al-Saadi, University of Stockholm (Sweden): « Figures de despote et réactions populaires dans les romans de Gamâl al-Ghîtânî ».
- Dominika Czerska, Inalco-Paris (France): « The poetic voices of revolution – resistance, opposition, rebellion before the events of Tahrir Square of the 25th of January 2011 ».
- Francesca Corrao, Università di Luiss (Italy): « Le poème révolutionnaire chez Adonis ».
- Walid Hamarneh, University of Richmond (USA): « Keeping up the Faith: Mahfuz’s Harafish and Qadaya wa-Shahadat's Taha Husayn ».


      6:10 – 7:00 PM      Meeting with Nasser Iraq, egyptian writer and journalist
 

Saturday 12th of May 2012

INALCO - Auditorium

     9:30 – 11:10 AM      10th session
     Chairperson: Monica Ruocco, Università di Palermo (Italy)

- Christian Junge, Freie Universität Berlin (Germany): « Utopia – A Gothic Reading of Spatial Injustice in a Novel by Khaled Tawfiq ».
- Dina Heshmat, Université de Leiden (Netherlands): « Isṭāsiya de ḪayrÄ« ŠalabÄ«. Le retour du héros engagé pour le changement ».
- Simone Sibilio, Università Luiss -Roma (Italy): « Libyan poetry of liberation compared: 42 years of oppression in the verses of Khaled Mattawa and Ashur at-Tuwaybi ».
- Sobhi Boustani, INALCO-Paris (France): « La société face au pouvoir dans le roman arabe moderne: la voie religieuse comme alternative ».


     11:10 - 11:20 AM    Coffee break

     11:20 AM – 1:30 PM     General  Assembly
     (for EURAMAL members ONLY)

     1:30 – 3:00 PM      Lunch

     3:00 PM      Departure