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AUTHORS CURRICULA | Nr. 01 (2009-2010)

 

Jesús Baigorri-Jalón | UNIVERSITY OF SALAMANCA

Associate Professor at the Department fo Translation and Interpretation of the University of Salamanca. Master in History and Doctor in Translation and Interpretation, University of Salamanca. Former staff translator and interpreter at the United Nations Headquarters in New York and free-lance translator for institutions and for the private market. Guest lecturer and panellist on translation and interpreting issues in several national and international universities. Author of 2 books on conference interpreting (La interpretación de conferencias: el nacimiento de una profesión. De París a Nuremberg, Comares, Granada 2000. French transl.: De Paris à Nuremberg: Naissance de l’interprétation de conférence, Presses de l’Université d’Ottawa, 2004) and Interpreters at the United Nations: A History, Ed.Universidad de Salamanca, 2004. Author of several articles on interpreting in journals such as ‘Parallèles’, ‘Meta’, ‘Interpreting’, ‘Sendebar’, etc. Former staff teacher of History (and principal during one academic year) in the Spanish Baccalauréat Institute in London. Tutor of History of the Spanish ‘Open University’ in its London office. Former staff Teacher of History at the ‘Instituto Fray Luis de León’ in Salamanca. Lecturer in the Department of Geography and researcher in the Institute of Education of the University of Salamanca. Co-author of several books and numerous articles on the teaching of History. Member of AIIC (Association internationale des interprètes de conférence). Advisor to the European Academy of Yuste, Founding Member of AIETI (Asociación Ibérica de Estudios de Traducción e Interpretación), Member of the Canadian Association for Translation Studies.

Josep Borrell | COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID - CAHAIRMAN OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT'S COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENT

Doctor of Economics, Full Professor at the UCM, Former President of the European Parliament, Former State Secretary of Finance (Spain), Former Minister of Public Constructions, Transport and Environment (Spain).  Currently is the Chairman of the European Parliament Committee on Development and also chairs the Global Progressive Forum, a think tank for a reform of globalisation based on the universal values of justice, peace, security, solidarity, freedom, democracy, and equality. During his term of office, as President of the European Parliament (EP), the house succeeded in integrating Members from the new Member States. The EP passed from 626 to 785 members, from 11 to 20 official languages. Also, and perhaps more important, during his term the EP strengthened its political role in the appointment of the Commission (Buttiglione affair) and became a more important legislative actor, reaching agreement on important legislative acts as the services directive, REACH... In addition to that Mr. Borrell personally engaged himself in resolving an issue which had been dormant for 30 years which was threatening the public image of the EP, the Statute of Members, which the invaluable help of Primer Minister Juncker. During one year he chaired the Euro-Mediterranean Assembly, where members of parliaments from both sides of the Mediterranean practised dialogue between civilisations rather than simply preaching it. Moreover, he impulse the creation of the Euro-Latinamerican Assembly (EuroLat). Last but not least, during his term in office as President, he visited numerous countries, in particular, India, China, the most important Latin American countries (Brasil, Chile, Colombia, etc),  Africa (Nigeria, Mali, Egypt, Tunisia, etc), bringing the voices of the European citizen's around the world. Together with Tony Blair and Jose Manuel Barroso, he signed up to the 'White Band' campaign in token of our solidarity with Africa, putting into the frontline the needed action towards this continent. Last July, Mr. Borrell led the delegation of the EP Development Committee that visited Darfur. He is now also member of the Parliament's delegation to China.

Javier Bustamante | COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID

He is a Professor of Moral Philosophy the Complutense University, Director of the Iberoamerican Center for Science, Technology and Society (CICTES)and Vice-President of the FIAP. Ph.D. in Philosophy and Sciences of Education (Complutense University), M.S. in Science and Technology Studies (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), and M.S. in Computer Science (Pontifical University of Salamanca). He has been a Visiting Professor in several universities, including among others University of Deusto, University of the Basque Country, U. Carlos III University (Spain), Pontifical University of Minas Gerais and Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Brazil). He has been also Director the of Graduate Courses on Science, Technology and Society at the Complutense University. He currently coordinates an international project for developing an Iberoamerican Digital Citizenship with the participation of several Spanish, Brazilian and Bolivian universities. He was awarded the Fundesco Prize in 1993 for his book Sociedad informatizada, ¿sociedad deshumanizada? (Computerized Society, Dehumanized Society?).

Athena Charalamboglou | COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID

Studied History at the Ionian University (Corfu, Greece), carried out postgraduate studies (Historical Materialism and Critical Theory) at Complutense University of Madrid in Political Sciences and Sociology. She is currently a PhD candidate in Political Science (UCM) and member of Theoria - Complutense University Research Group. Her main research interest is focused on socioeconomic socialist policies in Southern Europe.

Antonio Ventura Díaz Díaz | EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF YUSTE FOUNDATION

Doctor of Psychology and attached to executive Civil Service positions. Secretary General of Down Spain. Lecturer of the Gerontology Master’s Studies at the University of Salamanca and Member of the Executive Council of the Spanish Federation of Foundations. He has been President of CERMI Extremadura (The Spanish National Council of Disabled Representativesin Extremadura), President of the Federation of Popular Universities in Extremadura and has held several responsible positions at the Regional Civil Service, such as Vice-president of Extremadura’s autonomous regional government (1989-1993), among others. He is, at present, Director of the European Academy of Yuste Foundation. Lecturer at several Universities in Spain, Europe, Latin America and the United States.  Among other publications, we can mention his outstanding work: “Construcción psicológica de la Identidad Regional. Tópicos y estereotipos. El referente de Extremadura” (Psychological construction of the regional identity. Stereotypes and clichés. Extremadura as a reference). He has received several awards and distinctions, among which we can highlight the “Encomienda de la Orden del Mérito Civil” (High recognition of the Order of Civil Merit), bestowed on him by H. M. King Juan Carlos I, the “Encomienda del Rey Leopoldo” (Order of King Leopold), conferred by H. M. King Albert of Belgium, the award “Extremeño de HOY” (Extremaduran of Today, given by the newspaper Hoy) and other recognitions…     

Juan Díez-Nicolás | COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID

Ph.D. in Political Science and MA in Sociology. Full Prof. (tenured) of Sociology (1971). Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology II (Human Ecology and Population), School of Political Sciences and Sociology, Complutense University of Madrid (1975- ). Founder-President, Análisis Sociológicos, Económicos y Políticos (ASEP), (1982).  Member, European Academy of Sciences and Letters (elected 2001- ). Vice-President, World Values Survey Association (elected 2004- ) (formerly member of the Steering and Executive Committee, elected 1993-2004). Member of international research groups: World Values Survey (WVS 1990- ), International Social Survey Program (ISSP, 1994- ), Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES, 1994- ), Network of Economic and Social Science Infrastructures in Europe (NESSIE, 2002- ) and Comparative Survey Design and Implementation (CSDI, 2002- ). Member, Advisory Council of the Center for Sociological Research (CIS, 1999- ), Permanent Observatory for Immigration (2001- ), Scientific Committee of the Royal Institute Elcano (2002-), Scientific Committee of the Foundation for Fighting Drug Addiction (2001- ), among others.

Alfonso García-Martínez | UNIVERSITY OF MURCIA (SPAIN)

Ph.D. in Education Sciences (Pedagogy) (1988), and in Philosophy (2002) in Universidad de Murcia (Spain). He is senior lecturer at Education Faculty of Universidad de Murcia y head of the research group "Education, Quality of Life and Development". He is author of La construcción sociocultural del racismo (Dykinson, Madrid, 2004), La interculturalidad. Reto para la educación (Dykinson, Madrid, 2007) and La idea de 'raza' en su historia. Textos fundamentales (ss. XVIII y XIX) (Editum, Murcia, 2007).

Pablo Gil-Loyzaga | COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID

Full Professor of the Medicine School (Univ. Complutense). Doctor in Medicine (MD, DMSc) by the Univ. Complutense (Spain). Doctor in Sciences (PhD) Univ. Science and Technology (Montpellier, France). Specialist in Pathology (Clinical Hospital “San Carlos” of Madrid, Spain). Master (Univ. Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain). Director of the “Special Chair of Innovation and Health” (Univ. Complutense). Director of the “Health, Society and Disability Training Cycle“ (Univ. Complutense). Director of Courses at the Summer Complutense School. Sirector of Courses at the Latinoamerican Complutense School (Argentina). Author of 149 Scientific and Professional Publications in Scientific Journals and Books (Impact Factor Accumulated SCI 104,221 points). Corresponding Member of the Royal National Academy of Medicine (Spain). Active Member of the European Academy of Otology and Neurootology. Active Member of the Collegium Oto-Rhino-Laryngologicum Amicitiae Sacrum.

David Gil-Pérez | COMITAS COMUNICACIONES SA

Telecommunication engineer (EngMs) by the Polytechnic University of Madrid (Spain). Master in Telecommunication Engineering (MSc) by the Stuttgart University (Germany). Engineer responsible of Telemedicine Project of the enterprise Comitas Comunicaciones S.A. (Spain). Researcher Associate of the “Special Chair of Innovation and Health” (Univ. Complutense).

Paloma González-Gómez de Miño | COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID

Teaching Public International Law and International Relationships. PhD in International Relationships. Degree in Political Sciences (Extraordinary Award). Teaching at the Faculty of Political Sciences and Sociology of the University Complutense (Madrid). Main lines of Research: Maghreb- Middle East; Foreign Policy of the European Union focused on Maghreb and Middle East and Foreign Policy of Spain focused on Maghreb and Middle East. Teacher and Researcher of the EU-Center of Excelency Antonio Truyol. Authoress of articles about the arabian-muslim world and the following books: Las relaciones entre España y Marruecos. Perspectivas para el siglo XXI (La Catarata, 2005); La mujer en el Magreb ante el reto de la democratización (Bellaterra, 2008).

Luis González-Seara | COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID - EMUI PRESIDENT

Doctor of Political Sciences, University Professor of Sociological Theories and Sociology of Culture (UCM), Former Minister of the Universities and Research in the Government of Spain, Member of the Spanish Parliament, Member of Real Academia de Ciencias Morales y Políticas, Judge of Premios Príncipe de Asturias. Has been: General Commissary of "Europalia-85, España"; President and Founder of Cambio 16 and Diario 16; Director of the Instituto de Opinión Pública; General Secretary of the Instituto de Estudios Políticos;  Director of the Revista Española de Opinión Pública; Director of the Revista de Estudios Sociales; President of the Administration Council of EDIOBSER, S.A., Publisher of the Journal El Independiente. Author: Opinión Pública y Comunicación de Masas (1968); La Sociología, aventura dialéctica (1971); La Década del Cambio (1987); El Poder y la Palabra, Premio Nacional de Ensayo (1995); (+ García Delgado, José Luis y Muñoz Machado, Santiago): Las estructuras de bienestar: derecho, economía y sociedad en España (I) (1997); El laberinto de la Fortuna (1998); (+ García Delgado, José Luis y Muñoz Machado, Santiago): Las estructuras de bienestar en Europa (II) (1999); (+ García Delgado, José Luis y Muñoz Machado, Santiago): Las estructuras de bienestar: propuestas de reforma y nuevos horizontes (III) (2002).

Bichara Khader | UNIVERSITÉ CATHOLIQUE DE LOUVAIN

DIRECTEUR DU CENTRE D'ETUDES ET DE RECHERCHES SUR LE MONDE ARABE CONTEMPORAIN

Licencié en sciences politiques, économiques et sociales de l'Université de Louvain, 1969, Diplôme en relations internationales de l'Université JOHN HOPKINS, Bologna, 1970, Docteur en sciences politiques, économiques et sociales de l'Université de  Louvain, 1978. Directeur du Centre d'Etude et de Recherche sur le Monde Arabe Contemporain (C.E.R.M.A.C.) DVLP. Professeur  à la Faculté des  Sciences Politiques, Economiques et Sociales (UCL, Université  Chatolique de Louvain. Membre du Groupe des Hauts Experts sur la PESC (Commission Européenne 1998-2000). Membre du Groupe des Sages pour le dialogue culturel euro-méditerranéen (Présidence Européenne 2003-2004). Publications récentes (sélection): Le  Grand Maghreb et l'Europe,  Enjeux et perspectives (1992); L'Europe et le Monde Arabe, cousins, voisins (1992); L'Europe et les pays arabes du Golfe, des partenaires distants(1994); El Muro invisible (1995); Le partenariat euro-méditerranéen, après la Conférence de Barcelone (1997); L’Europe et la Palestine, des Croisades à nos jours (1999); Le partenariat euro-méditerranéen vu du Sud (sous la direction de) (2001);  Palestine: mémoire et perspectives(2005); Penser l’immigration et l’intégration autrement: une initiative belge inter-universitaire (Bichara Khader, Marco Martiniello, Andrea Rea, Christiaqne Timmerman) (2006); Palestina e Israel: herencia de un conflicto (avec Mario Sznajder) (2007).

Carmen López-Alonso | COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID

Historian and Political Scientist. Associate Professor of History of Political Thought at the Complutense University, in Madrid, Spain. She lectures on the Israeli-Arab-Palestinian Conflict as Invited Professor at the Instituto General Gutiérrez Mellado de Investigación sobre la Paz, la Seguridad y la Defensa (Madrid) and has been Visiting Scholar at the Oxford University, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Harvard University. Her research interests and publications have concerned issues of history of poverty and social welfare and history of political and social thought. During the last decade her research has been mainly focussed on the ideology, institutions and social movements in the nation-building processes in Israel and Palestine.  Among her publications are "¿Jano o cabeza de Medusa? Historia y política en Israel" (1999); “Israel, ¿nación-laboratorio?" (2000); “Fundamentalismos e identidades nacionales” (2001); “Holocausto, Genocidios, ¿Basta con conocer?” (2003); “Israel. Shoah y Nakba. Entramados, diferencias, comunidades de sufrimiento” (2004); “Religión, Iglesia y Estado laico” (2006); “Changing Views of Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in Democratic Spain (1978-2006)” (2007). Hamás. La marcha hacia el poder (Libros de la Catarata, Madrid 2007) is her latest book.

Nazanin Lajevardi | UNIVERSITY OF TEHERAN & COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID

Student of Masters of Europe 21 Century: Philosophy and social sciences/Information and knowledge Society at Universidad Complutense Madrid,She holds a bachelor of Art degree in Spanish Philology from Azad Islamic Republic University of Tehran(Faculty of Foreign Languages).She is now collaborating with UCM as the Administrative-Technical secretary of two masters of  THEORIA - Complutense University Research Group.

Simon Mercieca | UNIVERSITY OF MALTA - DIRECTOR OF THE MEDITERRANEAN INSTITUTE

French-trained historian who has specialised in demographic and behavioural history. He teaches aspects of early modern Mediterranean history at the University of Malta and is also the Director of the Mediterranean Institute at the same University. He also teaches cultural industries at the Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis in France. He is the director of the Mediterranean Institute and has published extensively both in Malta and abroad. Amongst his numerous publications, there are a number of papers and books related to maritime topics. The European Science Foundation appointed Dr. Mercieca chairman of the expert panel history whose duty is to grade European and world history journals.

Blanca Muñoz | CARLOS III UNIVERSTIY OF MADRID

Degree in Philosophy and Political Science and Sociology and Doctor in Philosophy by the Autónoma University of Madrid. Previously, professor in the University of the Basque Country. At the present time she is professor in the University Carlos III of Madrid. She has published following books: "Culture and Communication. Introduction to the theories contemporaries"(1989), "Theory of Pseudoculture. Studies of Sociology of the Culture and Communication of Masses"(1995), "Theodor W. Adorno: Critical Theory and Culture of Mass" (2000), "The Global Culture. Mass media, Culture and Ideology in the society of Globalitation"(2005) and "Cultural Models. Sociopolitical Theory of the Culture" (2006). Also, it has published numerous studies on Ideology and Knowledge in the contemporary society.

Marta Nunes da Costa | UNIVERSITY OF LISBON

Post-Doctoral Fellow of Fundação da Ciência e Tecnologia. Research Member in collaboration with Centro de Filosofia, Universidade de Lisboa. (2006) Ph.D. Political Science, New School for Social Research, New York. (2004) M.A. Philosophy, New School for Social Research, New York. Publications: “Myths of Humanity: Cha(lle)nging the Future of Education” in the International Journal of the Humanities, vol. 4, Common Ground Ed., Australia 2007/8;  “Arendt, Habermas and Rawls: Shaping the Public Sphere of Today”, in Revista DIACRITICA, n. 20-2, Universidade do Minho, Braga 2006;  “The Ethics of Power – Transmutations of Foucault’s Subject” in the International Journal of the Humanities, vol. 3, Common Ground Ed., Australia 2005/6; “Human Rights” and “Self-Interest” entries, published by the Social Policy Encyclopaedia, England, 2004.

Fernando Oliván | REY JUAN CARLOS UNIVERSITY OF MADRID

Doctor of Political Sciences, Professor of Constitutional Law at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid, Legal Aid Commissioner of the International Criminal Court (The Hague), Director of the Scientific Committee Coalición de Ciudades Latinoamericanas Contra el Racismo (UNESCO Coalition of Latin American Cities Against Racism), General Secretary of Foro Hispano-Marroquí de Juristas, lawyer.

Thorsten Peetz | HUMBOLDT UNIVERSITÄT ZU BERLIN

Studied Social Sciences at the Universität Würzburg, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and at the Newschool for Social Research, New York. He is currently working on a research project on the transformation of educational work and organization at Humboldt University where he is also preparing a dissertation on the economization of pedagogical organizations. His areas of interest are sociology of organizations, sociological theory and questions of knowledge, education and consulting.

Andrea Pirni | UNIVERSITY OF FLORENCE

Ph.D in Sociology and Political Sociology (University of Florence). He has a research contract at the Department of Political and Social Sciences (University of Genoa). He teaches Sociology of Development (University of Genoa, Faculty of Political Sciences) and Sociology (University of Florence, Faculty of Economy). He is researcher at the Centre Inter-University of Political Sociology (CIUSPO) of Florence.

José A. Rabadán Rubio | UNIVERSITY OF MURCIA (SPAIN)

Bachelor of Philosophy and Education Sciences (Pedagogy) in 1996 and got a Ph.D. in 2000 at Universidad de Murcia. He is lecturer and belongs to the research group: "Education, Quality of Life and Development" of the same University. He is author of “Migración: de la legalidad a la marginación” and “Integración social de los jóvenes inmigrantes en los espacios de ocio” (en Universidad de Valencia/CEIM (Eds.), Migraciones y desarrollo humano, 2007).

Román Reyes | COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID - EMUI_ EuroMed University Director

Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Political Sciences and Sociology, Director of Research Team Theoria and Professor of Philosophy and Social Sciences by the Complutense University of Madrid. Director of the EU Masters: 1) Europe, 21st Century: Philosophy and Social Sciences; 2) Information and Knowledge Society; 3) European Union and Mediterranean: Historical, Cultural, Political, Economic and Social Bases. Director of the Critical Review of Social and Juridical Sciences, Nomadas and of the Critical Dictionay of Social Sciences. Director of the Journal Nomads. Mediterranean Perspectives. Author: Sociología y Vida Cotidiana (1992), Los Papeles del Silencio (1994), Las Huellas de la Palabra: Filosofía y Ciencias Sociales (1998), Europa Fin-de-Siècle: Más allá de la Modernidad (2002), Europa, Siglo XXI: Secularización y Estados Laicos (2006), and Diccionario Crítico de Ciencias Sociales, 1-4 (2009).

Gema Sánchez-Medero | COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID - EMUI CABINET & COORDINATION

PhD in political science from the Complutense University of Madrid. She has published articles like “Immigration policy in Spain (1985-2000): A Perspective Intergovernmental”, “Evaluation of Action and Public Policy. An overview from the literature”, “PP & CSD. Covenants and Alternative Government Center-Right in 1989”, “Against the Empire: Asymmetric War and Total War”, “Resistance and asymmetric warfare”, “The role of women in Spanish politics: the case of the PSOE”, “What happened on December 2, 2007 in Venezuela?”, Who won the regional and municipal elections held on May 27, 2007 in Spain?, etc.

José Saura-Sánchez | UNIVERSITY OF MURCIA (SPAIN)

Ph.D. in English Philology and he is an expert in Intercultural Relations Studies. Some of his works are “Asymmetrical Cultural Assumptions, the Public Self and the Role of the Native Speaker: Insights for the Expansion of Intercultural Education” (Studia Anglica Posnaniensia, nº 37 2002) or “Intercultural Discourse Analysis: Unrevealing the True Aims of Political Speeches” (en P. Bou Franch: Ways into Discourse, 2006) and Discourse and intercultural Relations (Peter Lang, Berna y Nueva York, 2007).

Phillip Siegle | COPENHAGEN BUSINESS SCHOOL

Holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Management from Laurea University of Applied Science Helsinki, Finland, Master of Science in Business, Language and Culture with specialization in Business and Development Studies from Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark and CEMS Master in International Management from CBS and ESADE Business School, Spain

Debora Spini | UNIVERSTIY OF FLORENCE

Ph.D., Scuola Superiore di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento, Universita' di Pisa. Has published essays in English and Italian on democracy and globalization, human rights, European identity. Recent publications include: "I diritti umani: una nuova via alla legittimazione?" in Etica delle relazioni internazionali, S. Maffettone and G Pellegrino, ed.s, Costantino Marco, Cosenza, 2004; "Towards a global civil society and Johannes Althusius on federalism and subsidiarity" in J. C. Merle, ed., Global Justice/Globale Gerechtigkeit, Stuttgart-Bad-Cannstatt, Fromann-Holzboog (2004); "Europe, Memory, History", in Museum Europa, P.G. Burgess, ed., Norwegian Academy Press, Oslo, 2004; and La Società civile post nazionale, Meltemi ed., Roma, 2006. Is involved in several national and international research networks dealing with global civil society, human rights, European identity, values and legitimacy.

 

AUTHORS CURRICULA | Nr. 02 (2011-2012)

Andoni Alonso Puelles | COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID

Got his degree at the Universidad de Navarre and his PH. D. at the Basque Country University. Visiting researcher at the Penn State University and Visiting Professor at Nevada University at Reno, Reno. He has taught at the Universidad de Extremadura and presently is associate professor at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He won the 5th Award Prize by the Epson Institute of Techno-Ethics with the book La Quinta columna digital. His field of interest has been the informational society and its ethical, political and aesthetical implication in books like La nueva ciudad de Dios, Siruela, Madrid, 2002 and Carta al homo cibernéticus, Edaf, Madrid 2003. Recently has published the following books: Diasporas in the New Media Age (Nevada University Press, 2010), Knowledge Communities (CBS Reno, 2011) and Autoridad Expandida, Naturaleza Común y saber profano (Universidad de Quilmes).

Jesús Baigorri-Jalón | UNIVERSITY OF SALAMANCA

Associate Professor at the Department fo Translation and Interpretation of the University of Salamanca. Master in History and Doctor in Translation and Interpretation, University of Salamanca. Former staff translator and interpreter at the United Nations Headquarters in New York and free-lance translator for institutions and for the private market. Guest lecturer and panellist on translation and interpreting issues in several national and international universities. Author of 2 books on conference interpreting (La interpretación de conferencias: el nacimiento de una profesión. De París a Nuremberg, Comares, Granada 2000. French transl.: De Paris à Nuremberg: Naissance de l’interprétation de conférence, Presses de l’Université d’Ottawa, 2004) and Interpreters at the United Nations: A History, Ed.Universidad de Salamanca, 2004. Author of several articles on interpreting in journals such as ‘Parallèles’, ‘Meta’, ‘Interpreting’, ‘Sendebar’, etc. Former staff teacher of History (and principal during one academic year) in the Spanish Baccalauréat Institute in London. Tutor of History of the Spanish ‘Open University’ in its Londonoffice. Former staff Teacher of History at the ‘Instituto Fray Luis de León’ in Salamanca. Lecturer in the Department of Geography and researcher in the Institute of Education of the University of Salamanca. Co-author of several books and numerous articles on the teaching of History. Member of AIIC (Association internationale des interprètes de conférence). Advisor to the European Academy of Yuste, Founding Member of AIETI (Asociación Ibérica de Estudios de Traducción e Interpretación), Member of the Canadian Association for Translation Studies.

Emiliano Bevilacqua | UNIVERSITY OF SALENTO, ITALY

Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Salento; his studies concerm the inequalities and the social theory, with particular attention to class structure ant its political and cultural features. His latest publications are Disuguaglianze e teoria sociales. Le nuove forme del condizionamento, Bonanno, Roma-Acireale, 2009; Memoria di classe e autonomia del produttore in Rovine Future, edited by Davide Borrelli and Paola di Cori, Milano 2010.

Davide Borrelli | UNIVERSITY OF SALENTO, ITALY

Associate Professor at the Department of Social and Communications Sciences of the University of Salento. Master Sociology and Doctor in Modern Literature and in Social Sciences at the University of Naples “Federico II”. Author of some books about media culture: Pensare i media. Le scienze sociali e la comunicazione, Carocci, Roma, 2010, Il mondo che siamo. Per una sociologia dei media e dei linguaggi digitali, Liguori, Napoli, 2008, etc. Member of management committee of the Italian Association of Sociology (AIS). 


Javier Bustamante | COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID

He is a Professor of Moral Philosophy the Complutense University, Director of the Iberoamerican Center for Science, Technology and Society (CICTES)and Vice-President of the FIAP. Ph.D. in Philosophy and Sciences of Education (Complutense University), M.S. in Science and Technology Studies (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), and M.S. in Computer Science (Pontifical University of Salamanca). He has been a Visiting Professor in several universities, including among others University of Deusto, University of the Basque Country, U. Carlos III University (Spain), Pontifical University of Minas Gerais and Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Brazil). He has been also Director the of Graduate Courses on Science, Technology and Society at the Complutense University. He currently coordinates an international project for developing an Iberoamerican Digital Citizenship with the participation of several Spanish, Brazilian and Bolivian universities. He was awarded the Fundesco Prize in 1993 for his book Sociedad informatizada, ¿sociedad deshumanizada? (Computerized Society, Dehumanized Society?).

Carla Carmona Escalera | UNIVERSITY OF SEVILLA

Ph.D. in Philosophy (2010), University of Sevilla (Spain). Her doctoral dissertation was on the ethical and formal relationships between Egon Schiele's pictorial oeuvre and Ludwig Wittgenstein's philosophy. She currently works on aesthetics from a Wittgensteinian perspective and is particularly interested in its application. She is editor of the journal Egon Schiele Jahrbuch (ESJB), that publishes current research articles, timely reviews of books and exhibitions as well as special issues on the artistic practice of Egon Schiele and on the Fin-de-siècle Vienna. She is the current dance critic of the Spanish newspaper Diario de Sevilla. She combines her work in philosophy with her own artistic practice.

Alejandro Carrera Tundidor | COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID

Ph.D. in Philosopy, cum laude, Complutense University of Madrid. Lecturer in Philosophy, Complutense University of Madrid. Member of EMUI. His most recent papers have appeared in Sistema magazine and in the Román Reyes (Dir.): Critical Dictionary of Social Sciences (Diccionario Crítico de Ciencias Sociales, Plaza y Valdes, 2009): Lógica filosófica (Philosophical Logic); Realismo (Realism); Nuevo Realismo Social (New Social Realism); Retórica Crítica (Critical Rhetoric)  Previous published works include articles in El Pais newspaper and in Sistema and Teorema magazines, as well as the book La Explicación Científica en las Ciencias Sociales (Scientific Explanation in Social Sciences), Madrid, Complutense, 2002. Currently in press the two following papers: Around a "Debate with Emilio Lledó" and Lenguage, Ideology and Mind (The Philosophical Development of José Hierro S.Pescador), Sistema magazine (2011) and the book: Tres Filósofos Españoles. Julián Besteiro. Manuel García Morente. José Gaos (Three Spanish Philosophers: Julián Besteiro. Manuel García Morente. José Gaos) Currently preparing new works to be published in a vast range of topics from Contemporary History of  Spanish Philosophy to Analytic Philosophy: Logical Philosophy\Philosophy of Language-Philosophy of Mind-Epistemology (including Epistemology of Science), and from Philosophy of History to Critical Philosophical Rhetorics.

Juan I. Castien Maestro | COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID

Holding a Doctorate Degree, is a permanent Professor in the Department of Social Psychology in the Faculty of Politics and Sociology of Universidad Complutense de Madrid university. He is also a member of the Seminary of Oral and Graphic Sources (Seminario de Fuentes Orales y Gráficas-SFOG) offered by the Distance Learning National Public University (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia- UNED) as well as Professor and Coordinator of the Post-Graduate CoursesThe Contemporary Magreb. Relationships between Spain and the North of Africa and Near and Middle East Conflicts’ Historic Background  (El Magreb contemporáneo), in that same university. Moreover, he teaches in the School for Proffesionals in Inmigration and Cooperation Matters (Escuela de Profesionales en Inmigración y Cooperación -EPIC). Furthermore, he is the author of different publications dealing with sociological theory, international migration movements and social changes in Islamic societies, in which he tackles the subjects from a plural and interdisciplinary point of view, offering a perspective which combines and takes into account disciplines such as social psychology, anthropology and history. Among his works, the one called Cunning thoughts. Ideological creativity and adaptation among Moroccan immigrants in the Community of Madrid (2003) (Las astucias del pensamiento. Creatividad ideológica y adaptación entre los inmigrantes marroquíes en la Comunidadde Madrid ), based on his Doctorate’s Degree Work, is outstanding due to the fact that it was awarded a prize by the Economic and Social Council of the Community of Madrid (Consejo Económico y Social de la Comunidad de Madrid). Some other books by him are also remarkable, such as: Society and Politics in the Mediterranean World Nowadays (2007)( Sociedad y política en el mundo mediterráneo actual), Psychosociology of the Stigma. Works on difference, prejudice and discrimination (2008) (Psicosociología del estigma. Ensayos sobre la diferencia, el prejuicio y la discriminación) and History of Western Sudan (2010) (Historia del Sudán occidental).

Fernando Checa | EURO-MEDITERRANEAN UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE EMUI_MALTA

PhD in Computer Science from the Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca and Bachelor in Arts, specialized in History, from the Universidad de Alcalá, is a research associate at the Euro-Mediterranean University Institute, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, in the Department of Social and Digital Citizenship Technology, and Coordinator of the Institute´s Malta Campus. His research focuses on the areas of Social Media, Open Government and Educational Innovation, areas in which he has published several papers and participated as a speaker at international conferences.

Antonio Ventura Díaz Díaz | EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF YUSTE FOUNDATION

Doctor of Psychology and attached to executive Civil Service positions. Secretary General of Down Spain. Lecturer of the Gerontology Master’s Studies at the University of Salamanca and Member of the Executive Council of the Spanish Federation of Foundations. He has been President of CERMI Extremadura (The Spanish National Council of Disabled Representatives in Extremadura), President of the Federation of Popular Universities in Extremadura and has held several responsible positions at the Regional Civil Service, such as Vice-president of Extremadura’s autonomous regional government (1989-1993), among others. He is, at present, Director of the European Academy of Yuste Foundation. Lecturer at several Universities in Spain,Europe, Latin America and the United States. Among other publications, we can mention his outstanding work: “Construcción psicológica de la Identidad Regional. Tópicos y estereotipos. El referente de Extremadura” (Psychological construction of the regional identity. Stereotypes and clichés. Extremadura as a reference). He has received several awards and distinctions, among which we can highlight the “Encomienda de la Orden del Mérito Civil” (High recognition of the Order of Civil Merit), bestowed on him by H. M. King Juan Carlos I, the “Encomienda del Rey Leopoldo” (Order of King Leopold), conferred by H. M. King Albert of Belgium, the award “Extremeño de HOY” (Extremaduran of Today, given by the newspaperHoy) and other recognitions… 

Pablo Huerga Melcón | UNIVERSITY OF OVIEDO

Professor of Philosophy in IES Rosario de Acuña of Gijón, and  Professor in the University of Oviedo. Asturias. Ph.D. in Philosophy (University of Oviedo, 1997). He has published several books and articles about History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Philosophy of Culture and Education. He was awarded the extraordinary Price of University degree in 1991, and the Letras Asturianas Prize in 2008 for his book El fin de la educación. Ensayo de una filosofía materialista de la educación. He belongs to the Investigation Proyect “Theoria” of the Complutense University. 

Allan Janik | THE BRENNER ARCHIVES RESEARCH INSTITUTE, INNSBRUCK UNIVERSITY

Allan Janik was born on Chicopee Massachusetts in 1941. He studied philosophy and classics at St Anselm College, received his M.A. in philosophy from Villanova University, where he began his studies in Wittgenstein's philosophy with a thesis on Schopenhauer and the early Wittgenstein, and was awarded a Ph. D. in History of Ideas from Brandeis in 1971. He retired as research fellow of the Brenner Archives at the University Innsbruck in 2006 but remains adjunct professor of philosophy at the University of Vienna as well as adjunct professor in the “Skill and Technology” PhD program at Stockholm's Royal Institute of Technology.He is the author of numerous articles and reviews in various Swedish, Dutch, German, Norwegian and French journals and anthologies. His nine contributions to Bo Göranzon's six-volume series "Skill and Technology" (Springer, London) constitute the largest contribution by a single author. Since 1994 he has been a citizen of Austria as well as the USA. He has organized numerous research projects on and around the life and work of Ludwig Wittgenstein. He currently has grants from the Austrian Science Foundation to produce a critical electronic edition of the works of the Viennese philosopher Otto Weininger as well as to study the process of skill formation in acting (in co-operation with Vienna’s Max Reinhardt Seminar) and a critical electronic edition of Wittgenstein’s Culture and Value. He is consultant to the Swedish National Defence College’s research project on Killing, Death and Military Competence and has been named conseiller scientifique of La Fondation pour l’innovation politique (Paris).

Antonio Lafuente | SPANISH NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL, CSIC-MADRID

PH. D. In Physics and Scientific Researcher (1987) at the Institute of History of Science at the CSIC. From 1989 to 1990 was Visiting Scholar at Berkeley University, Spain. His most recent papers have appeared at OsirisSocial Studies of ScienceClaves de Razón Práctica, Revista de Libros and Archipiélago. His most recent books are Georges-Louis Leclerc, conde de Buffon(1707-1788)  (Madrid, 1999), Los mundos de la ciencia en la Ilustración española(Madrid, 2003) and El carnaval de la tecnociencia (Gadir, 2007), Autoridad Expandida, Naturaleza Común y saber profano (Universidad de Quilmes).Now Lafuente works on the connection between contemporary culture and the Enlightment. His main connection is teh analogy among heritage and the commons together with the spread of different technologies that erase the borders between natural and artificial, private and the public and experts and laymen. He deals with all these questions at his blog

Isabel V. Lucena Cid | PABLO DE OLAVIDE UNIVERSITY, SEVILLA

European Doctor of Law, Dissertation: The theory of Institutional Facts. Lecturer in Legal and Political Philosophy at the Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain.  Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science, (London); University of Sussex and Universities of Oxford (UK), Pavia and Milan (Italia). Author of: The Political Ontology of John R. Searle. An analysis of theory of institutional facts (Sevilla, 2009); Human Rights and Democracy in European Development Policy (Sevilla, 2011); Human Rights and Democracy as political condition (Mexico, 2003); Normativist reductionism or Normativist entrenchment (Polonia 2008); The tension between empire and freedom: the risks for democracy(Madrid, 2008); Alternatives for the global ungovernance: a review of models of global democracy (Madrid, 2010); Collective intentionality in social and political process (Madrid, 2011); Law interpretation and constitutive rules (Buenos Aires, 2011).

Pablo Míguez | UNIVERSITY OF BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

Ph.D. in Social Sciences, University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina.  Degree in Economy (UBA) and Political Sciences (UBA). Professor of University of Buenos Aires (UBA) and Professor and Researcher of University of General Sarmiento (UNGS). He has written numerous articles about Sociology of Work, Information and Knowledge Society and Knowledge Economy.

Isidoro Reguera | UNIVERSITY OF EXTREMADURA, CÁCERES

Professor of Philosophy at the University of Extremadura. Head of the Philosophy Institute of Extremadura. He gives multiple conferences and writes book reviews for the daily newspaper El País. Translator into Spanish of Nietzsche, Wittgenstein,Heidegger, Kant, Peter Sloterdijk, Soma Morgenstern, Hans Blumenberg, Franz Rosenzweig, Richard David Precht, etc. He has written numerous books and articles. His intellectual interests concern the critic of rationality in all its aspects and contemporary philosophy.

Román Reyes | COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID - EMUI_EuroMed University PRESIDENT - EMUI_UCM Ex-DIRECTOR

Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Political Sciences and Sociology, Director of the Research Team Theoria and Professor of Philosophy and Social Sciences at the Complutense University of Madrid. Director of the EU Masters: 1) Europe, 21st Century: Philosophy and Social Sciences; 2) Information and Knowledge Society; 3) European Union and Mediterranean: Historical, Cultural, Political, Economic and Social Bases. Director of the Critical Review of Social and Juridical Sciences, Nomadas and of the Critical Dictionay of Social Sciences. Director of the Journal Nomads. Mediterranean Perspectives. Author: Sociología y Vida Cotidiana (1992), Los Papeles del Silencio (1994), Las Huellas de la Palabra: Filosofía y Ciencias Sociales (1998), Europa Fin-de-Siècle: Más allá de la Modernidad (2002), Europa, Siglo XXI: Secularización y Estados Laicos (2006), Diccionario Crítico de Ciencias Sociales, 1-4 (2009), Pensamiento Europeo Contemporáneo. Filosofías de la Resistencia (2010), La Mujer del Siglo XXI. Una Aproximación Psicoanalítica. Miradas Euro-Mediterráneas (2011) andHistorias Intempestivas y Secuencias Discontinuas (2011)

Marie-Laure Rodríguez-Quiroga | EMUI_COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID

Is an activist and thinker on contemporary Islamic feminism. For almost 20 years,she has been focused in the struggle against gender discrimination. Is a Researcher and Member of Executive Committee of the Euro-Mediterranean Studies Institute of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Currently, she leads the Muslim Women Association in Spain, and is co-director of International Congress on Islamic Feminism. She is Director of Social and Intercultural Consulting Bureau "Torre de Babel" and a gender advisor for the government and religious organizations. M. Laure is also a columnist and contributor for various media, such as Cambio 16, Islamico.org, Webislam portal and International Córdoba television. She has lived and traveled around the world, making contact with the reality of gender discrimination: Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Mexico, Morocco, Algeria, Sahara, Palestine, etc.. She has been an activist in struggle related on prostitution, abuse, migration, multiculturalism, druge abuse, international cooperation, female genital mutilation, etc.. She is a photographer and has done various reports and presentations, a tool that allows her social denunciation

Giomar Salvat Martínrey | REY JUAN CARLOS UNIVERSITY, MADRID

Ph.D. in Information Sciences and a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, both from the Complutense University of Madrid. She has practiced journalism in printed media like Informaciones, La Gaceta de los Negocios, El Sol (Sun newspaper), among others. As a teacher she has worked at the European University of Madrid for more than a decade in the Faculty of Communication, teaching various subjects related to technologies in the field of information in Journalism, Advertising, Audiovisual Communication, Fine Arts and dual degrees in Business Administration. At the European University of Madrid she was professor of the Ph.D. programme between 1999 and 2005, and was part of the Department of Publications and Scientific Exchange during a decade, where she was an editor. She is currently a professor in the Faculty of Communication, Department of Communication I, at the Rey Juan Carlos University of Madrid, where she teaches various subjects related to new technologies: Technology of written information, Design of journalistic information, and New technologies and Information Society. She has participated in several R&D projects and currently is part of the project Las políticas de impulso a la sociedad de la Información en España (Policies promoting the information society policies in Spain) financed by the Ministry of Education and Science, directed by Marcial Murciano Martínez. She is the author of articles in journals such as Telos, Estudios sobre el mensaje periodístico (Studies on the journalistic message), Nómadas (Nomads), Alaic, Cuadernos de documentación multimedia (Papers on multimedia documentation), among others. She is also the author of chapters in books like Diez lecciones de periodismo especializado (Ten lessons of specialized journalism) and the author of full books including “La experiencia digital en presente continuo” (The digital experience in the present continuous).

Vicente Serrano Marín | AUSTRAL UNIVERSITY OF CHILE, VALDIVIA - EMUI CABINET & COORDINATION

He is a professor at the Universidad Austral de Chile. He graduated in Law from the University of Valladolid, and Ph.D. degree from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a Diploma in Constitutional Law and Political Science by the Center for Constitutional Studies in Madrid. He has taught in various public and private institutions . His research has focused on two areas: German classical philosophy, moral and political philosophy. He has translated and published in Spanish German classics such as Hegel, Fichte, Schelling and Nietzsche, among others. He was editor of collective works such as “Ethics and globalization. Cosmopolitanism, responsibility and  difference in a global world (Madrid,2004); or “Formes de rationalité et dialogue interculturesl.(NewYork / Hildesheim, 2006). Is author of monographs as “Metafísica y filosofía transcendental en el primer Fichte” (2004) or “Absolute Consciousness. An introduction to Schelling“ (2008). He has published essays as  Nihilism and Modernity (2006), or Dreaming with the monsters. Terror and delirium in modernity” (2010). In 2011 his book “La herida de Spinoza. Felicidad y política en la vida posmoderna” (Barcelona, 2011) won the “Anagrama Prize”

Marta Vignola | UNIVERSITY OF SALENTO, ITALY - EMUI CABINET & COORDINATION

Lawyer, Master degree in Human rights and Humanitarian intervention, PhD in Sociology of Law. Assistant professor at the Department of Social and Communications Sciences of the University of Salento. Her studies concern human rights and processes of democratization in Latin America. Her latest publications include: L’America Latina tra dipendenza, sviluppo e diritti umani: il caso Cile, Besa, Lecce 2010; Il governo della sicurezza, in M. Longo, A. Salento (a cura di), Crimine, paura e governance della sicurezza nelle città di provincia, Carocci, Roma 2011; L’America Latina, dalle politiche neoliberiste alla politica della moltitudine, in M. A. Toscano, (a cura di),  Zoon politikon 2010 - Volume I, Per la democrazia e l'integrazione sociale. On Democracy and Social Integration, Le Lettere-Università , Firenze 2010.

 

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