Ideas for knowing Middle Eastern Studies

Around thirty publishers, editors and organizations will be represented in WOCMES Book Exhibition located in the heart of the University of Seville.

WOCMES Book Exhibition, located in Pier Paolo Pasolini Space, will be open from July 16th to July 20th with the following opening times:

Monday to Thursday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, Friday 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

The WOCMES Book Exhibition is not limited to being a showcase of the specialized publishing sector but aspires to be a living space in permanent activity. Thus, the following activities have been designed:

  • Short book presentations (15 minutes). Comment on your book. Book signing follows.

These presentations are a kind of meeting point and an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with some of the most interesting novelties on the book market, explained by their own authors.

Tuesday, July 17th

1:30 - 1:45 pm Emilio González Ferrín presents Cuando fuimos árabes edited by Almuzara.

4:30 – 4:45 pm Juan Pedro Montferrer Salas presents

(1) De Toledo a Córdoba. Tathlith al Wahdaniyyah ('La Trinidad de la Unidad') Fragmentos teológicos de un judeoconverso arabizado edited by Editorial Sindéresis.

(2) Glossary of Nabataean Aramaic. With etimological and comparative notes edited by UCO Press.

Wednesday, July 18th

1:30 – 1:45 pm Virginia Luque Gallego presents El legado de Al-Andalus. La Herencia Andalusí y Morisca en el Magreb edited by Almuzara.

4:30 – 4:45 pm Rocío Rojas-Marcos presents Tánger, segunda patria edited by Almuzara.

Thursday, July 19th

1:00 – 1:45 pm Rashid Khalidi, author, Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia University and WOCMES Seville 2018 Award winner. Book signing event.

4:30 – 4:45 pm Sara Marusek presents Faith and Resistance The Politics of Love and War in Lebanon edited by Pluto Press.

  • Mediterranean music live.

In different corners of the Pier Paolo Pasolini space we will have the opportunity to enjoy some samples of live Mediterranean music interpreted by the musician Chiqui García that will help to create a pleasant and genuine atmosphere.

Monday, July 16th from 4:15 to 5.00 pm and Tuesday July 17th to 19th from 1:15 to 2:00 pm and from 4:15 to 5:00 pm.


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