Research symposium on Mediterranean

Event start date
Event start time
9.00
Event end date
Event end time
16.00
Place

University of Tampere, main building, lecture room C6

Organiser(s)

UTA/SOC/TAPRI

The purpose of the day is to bring together teaching and research activities in Tampere region
related to Mediterranean region. All interested, welcome!

Programme

9.00-9.20 opening words, Rector Liisa Laakso and Professor (emeritus) Tuomo Melasuo
9.20 – 10.30 Key note and discussion, Director of UNIMED Marcello Scalisi

Reflections:
Ambassador of Algeria, H.E. Ms Nawel Settouti
Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco, H.E Mohammed Ariad

10.30 – 10.45 break

10.45 – 11.45 Session 1: Presentations (10 minutes each, discussion)

Rinna Kullaa: Recent International Relations' History across the Mediterranean: Great Powers, Superpowers, the European Union and Post-Colonialism

Bruno Lefort: The politics of belonging: Experiences of collaborative research with Lebanese students.

Karim Maiche: on Algerian autonomous trade union movement

11.45 – 13.00 lunch break

13.00 – 14.00 Session 2

Susanne Dahlgren: Politics, Law and Revolution in Yemen; IX Islamic Legal Studies conference, June 5-9, 2018 in U of Helsinki and U of Tampere

Tytti Erästö: The Role of the Mediterranean in NATO Missile Defence

Sari Katajala-Peltomaa and Ville Vuolanto: Reseach on Mediterranean in TRIVIUM

14.15 – 15.15 Session 3

Vera G. Centeno: The analysis of the OECD Mediterranean Regional Project - MRP (1960s/1970s).

Iris Alves Santos: OECD influence on the Portuguese education policy

Ari Heinonen and Auli Harju: Experiences on higher education cooperation projects in the Mediterranean region

15.15 – 16  conclusion for the day on the topic Ways to facilitate and reinforce the Mediterranean University Cooperation

Contributors a.o:
Risto Veltheim - Advisory Council Anna Lindh Foundation; Foundation of the Finnish Institute in the Middle East
Marcello Scalisi – UNIMED
Marco di Donato - UNIMED
Auli Harju – University of Tampere
Katariina Mustakallio – University of Tampere
Tuomo Melasuo – University of Tampere

16 – snacks and drinks, place: muotokuva-aula

 

 

 

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