Photo : Amman, Jordan © Hisham Zayadnh, Unsplash

Closing Conference of NaJor@MO. Rethinking the Nationhood in the Middle East: Jordan as a case study 

5-6 October 2022, Aix-en-Provence (MMSH, Duby conference Room), Amman (Ifpo) & Online. Organized by T. Labadi, S. Mangon & N. Neveu

Rethinking the nationhood in the middle east Jordan as a case study is supported by Institut Sociétés en Mutation en Méditerranée (SoMuM), within the framework of the Najor@Mo project.

5 October 2022

Amman, Abd al-Rahman Munif Room, Institut français du Proche-Orient,  IFPO  –  Aix-en-Provence, Duby conference Room, Maison méditerranéenne des sciences de l’homme, MMSH. Zoom Link / ID: 844 7616 0705 / Secret Code: 687374

Introduction of the conference – 10.30-11.15 in Amman, 9.30-10.15 in Aix-en-Provence
- SoMuM 
- Matthieu Rey, Director of Contemporary Studies, Ifpo
- Najor@MO: Social sciences in/on Jordan and Nationhood, Taher Labadi (Ifpo), Simon Mangon (Mesopolhis, Ifpo) & Norig Neveu (Iremam)

Session 1 – Political participation in Jordan – 11.15-12.45 in Amman, 10.15-11.45 in Aix-en-Provence
11.15-12.00 (Amman) – 10.15-11.00 (Aix-en-Provence)
Ekhlas al Moadat, Yarmouk University, “Jordanian national fact and political participation of Jordanian youth in the post-Arab Spring”.

12.00-12.45 (Amman) – 11.00-11.45 (Aix-en-Provence)
Camille Abescat, Ceri/Ifpo, “Multiple forms of political belongings and identities in the Jordanian House of representatives”.

Moderator: Simon Mangon, Mesopolhis/Ifpo  –  Discussant: Stéphanie Latte Abdallah, CNRS

12.45-14.00 (Amman) – 11.45-13.00 (Aix-en Provence): Lunch

Session 2 – Natural ressources – 14.00-15.30 in Amman, 13.00-14.30 in Aix-en-Provence

Livia Perosino, Ifpo/LAM, “Class formation and precarity: understanding agriculture in Jordan through the lens of the central market”.

14.45-15.30 (Amman) – 13.45-14.30 (Aix-en-Provence)
Taysir Mathlouthi, Université Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne, “Access to water in Jordan: A study of three Palestinian-majority neighborhoods from water shortages to citizen protests”.
Moderator: Taher Labadi, Ifpo  –  Discussant: Eric Verdeil, Sciences Po, Ceri

15.30-16.00 (Amman) – 14.30-15.00 (Aix-en-Provence): Coffee break

Session 3 – Cultural and intellectual production – 15.30-18.30 in Amman, 14.30-17.30 in Aix-en-Provence
15.30-16.15 (Amman) – 14.30-15.15 (Aix-en-Provence)
Inès Delpuech, INALCO/ENS Ulm, “A “Kingdom” of literature: the role of the Jordanian Writers Association in the construct of a national literature”.

16.15-17.00 (Amman) – 15.15-16.00 (Aix-en-Provence)
Tariq Adely, George Washington University, “Crafting Arabic: Language, Technology, and Resource-Making in Jordan”.

17.00-17.45 (Amman) – 16.00-16.45 (Aix-en-Provence)
Pierre Delanghe, IEP Aix-en-Provence, “Jordanian cartoonists, challenges and strategies”.

17.45-18.30 (Amman) – 16.45-17.30 (Aix-en-Provence)
Ismael Abder-rahman Gil, Ca' Foscari University of Venice & Philipps University of Marburg, “The 2002 Amman Capital of Arab Culture and the Narrative of the Urban Genesis”.

Moderator: Simon Mangon, Mesopolhis/Ifpo  –  Discussants: Simon Dubois, Ifpo, Fernanda Fischione, Sapienza università di Roma

Diner (in Amman and in Aix) at restaurant

6 October 2022

Amman, Library, Institut français du Proche-Orient, IFPO) – Aix-en-Provence, Duby conference Room, Maison méditerranéenne des sciences de l’homme (MMSH). Zoom Link / ID: 868 9637 0090 / Secret Code: 251217

Session 4 – Modes of belonging, perception and nationhood in Jordan – 10.30-13.00 in Amman, 9.30-12.00 in Aix-en-Provence
10.30-11.15 (Amman) – 9.30-10.15 (Aix-en-Provence)
Cihat Toker, IEP Aix-en-Provence, “Turkish soap operas in Jordan”.
11.15-12.00 (Amman) – 10.15-11.00 (Aix-en-Provence)
Diana Ishaqat, University of Westminster, “Internal Governance of the Circassian Community and the Jordanian National Identity”.

12.00-12.45 (Amman) – 11.00-11.45 (Aix-en-Provence)
Jasmine Benhaida, University of Basel, “Spatial imaginaries : National History and the Center of Manuscripts and Documents”.

12.45-13.30 (Amman) – 11.45-12.30 (Aix-en-Provence)
Lynda Bendahmane, Aix-Marseille Université, « L'enseignement de la bataille d'Al-Karameh en Jordanie, entre discours officiel et représentations des élèves ».

Moderator: Myriam Catusse, Ifpo   –  Discussant: Norig Neveu, Cnrs, Iremam

13.30-14.30 (Amman) – 12.30-13.30 (Aix-en-Provence): Lunch.

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