PROGRAM OF DOUBLE CONFERENCE
Monday, December 19th, Morning Session:
9AM – 10:00 AM Registration
10:00-12:00 Opening Session
Chairperson: Professor Ghaus Ansari, Chairman of the Commission on Urban Anthropology, University of Vienna, Austria
Speakers: Mohammad Reza Khoshnevis: Head of Cultural Studies Bureau, Soheila Shahshahani: Organizer
Prof. John Eade: "Globalization, Urban Change and Pilgrimage: Espressing Religion in a World of Structured Flow"
First Afternoon Session Chairperson: Peter J.M. Nas , University of Leiden and Executive Secretary of IUAES
13:30-13:50 Dr. Hossein Sarrami, University of Esfahan: "A Glance at Cities of Pilgrimage"
13:50-14:10 Dr. Marek Smurzynsk: "The Sacred Space and the Space of Pilgrimage around the Naranj Teppe in the South of Kabul"
14:10-14:30 Professor Lina Melkomian, Azad University : "The Days of Pilgrimage at the Churches of Jolfa in Esfahan"
Second Afternoon Session Chairperson: Professor John Eade
15:00-15:20 Dr. Anna Tozzi, University of Naples, Italy
"Cairo's City of the Dead as Site of Ancient and Contemporary Pilgrimages"
15:20-15:40 Dr. Tiziana Ciavardini, University of Rome: "Night Pilgrimage to the Madonna of Divine Love Sanctuary in Rome"
15:40-16:00 Cathelijne De Busser, University of Amsterdam: "Places of Pilgrimage as representations of Territorial Identities: Comparison between Santiago de Compostela (Spain) and Altotting (Bavaria, Germany)"
16:00-16:20 Dr. Freek Colombijn, University of Amsterdam
16:20-17:00 Discussion of the Papers
December 20th, Morning Session: Chairperson: Professor Jeorg Janzen, Frei Universitat, Berlin
9:00-9:20 Dr.Morteza Nourayi, University of Esfahan: "Pilgrims and Permanent Residency in the Holy Cities: C. Study of Mashhad in the 20th century"
9:20-9:50 Mag.Danila Mayer, University of Vienna: "Cities of Pilgrimage: Mariazell, Holy Mother, Pray for us …"
9:50-10:10 Dr. Ali Soltanzadeh, Bureau of Cultural Research: "Taj Mahal, As A Place for Pilgrimage"
10:30-10:45 Discussion of Three Papers
11:00-11:20 Dr. Ali Murat Yel: "Catholic Pilgrimage at the Town of Fatima in Portugal”
11:20-11:40 Professor AbdulRahman Momin, University of Bombay:: "Sufi Shrines in Focal Points of Integration in India"
11:40-12:00 Discussion of Two Papers
First Afternoon Session Chairperson: Mary Hegland, University of California
13:00-13:20 Dr. Kian Tajbakhsh, New School for Social Research, N.Y.: "Tehran in the Context of Globalization"
13:20-13:40 Arnauld Ruffier: "The Time of Choice: Change in Multilateral Relations & Corresponding National Identity"
13:40-15:00 Dr. Mohammad Shahbazi, & Dr. Mehri Fadavi, Jackson State University: "Globalization and Public Health"
Second Afternoon Session Chairperson: Freek Colombijn, Univ. of Amsterdam
14:00-14:20 Dr. Laurent Bazin, CNRS, Paris : "Migrant Labor & Social Change in Uzbekistan"
14:20-14:40 Dr. Mary Hegland, University of California, "Male Migrant Labor leaves Tajik Women on their own: Tending Shop, Running the Farm and Caring for in-laws"
15:00-15:20 Dr. Marie Percot, CNRS, Paris: "Indian Nurses in the Gulf: Migration as a Step towards more Agency"
Dr. Agnes Jeanjean, CNRS, Paris :"Waste and Powers: Political and Symbolic effects due to Priv. Of Urban Sanitation Services"
15:20-15:40 Dr. Jijiao Zhang: "Migrant Adaptation Strategies in Urban Areas: Case Study of Malaysia"
15:40-16:00 Discussion of Five papers and Film Projection
December 21st, Morning Session Chairperson: Dr. Tiziana Ciavardini, Rome
9:00-9:20 Professor Peter Nas, University of Leiden & Jaffe Rivke
9:20-9:40 Professor Jean During, University of Strasbourg: "From Rural to Urban: The Flow of Music"
9:40-10:00 Ioda Dadajanova, Institut of Arts Sciences, Academy of Arts, Tashkent: "Globalization and Gender: Dilemmas in Uzbek Music"
10:00-10:20 Kerstin Klenke, Volkswagen Foundation: "Eurasian Grooves: Popular Music in Uzbekistan, Its Transnational Trajectories and Boundaries"
11:30-12:00 Projection of Film and Discussion of The Papers and the Film
First Afternoon Session Chairperson: Dr. Mohammad Shahbazi
13:00-13:20 Professor Jeorg Janzen, University of Berlin & Thomas: "Ulanbaataar Pilgrimage Site"
13:20-13:40 Ma'soumeh Dahmandel, Tehran University: "Pilgrimage Sites in Eastern Province of Sistan, Iran"
13:40-15:00 Mag. Danila Mayer, University of Vienna: "Cities of Central Asia: Asghabad, The City of Love"
Second Afternoon Session Chairperson: Dr. Soheila Shahshahani, Shahid Beheshti University
15:15-15:35 Tahereh Taban, Azad University: "Globalization of Iranian Symbolism: Example of Graphic Arts"
15:35-15:55 Dr. Atebayee: "Iranian Cinema as an Example of Gained Global Space"
15:55-17:00 Discussion and Summing up of the Conference