1st EMUNI Research Souk 2009

Unity and Diversity of Euro-Mediterranean Identities

The 1st EMUNI Research Souk 2009 was held on 9 June 2009 in 14 countries (Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestinian Authority, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Tunis and Turkey).

The main aim of EMUNI Research Souk (The Euro-Mediterranean Student Research Multi conference) is to provide a forum for students to present and discuss their current research. EMUNI Research Souk intends to become an annual conference, contemporary organised at different EMUNI co-founding institutions. This year’s conference is organised for the first time and as a pilot project therefore we would like to give possibility to all applicants to present their papers/projects.


The Euro-Mediterranean Student Research Multi-conference

Unity and Diversity of Euro-Mediterranean Identities

Tuesday, 9 June 2009

UFP – Salão Nobre

Conference Programme:





11.00 - 13.00

(Central European Time)

Conference Opening

Prof. Dr. Joseph Mifsud, President of EMUNI University

- Representatives of Slovenian Government (Ministry of Higher Education Science and Technology and Ministry of Foreign Affairs TBC)


Keynote speakers:

- Prof. Dr. Mohamed el Aziz Ben Achour, Arab League Education Culture and Scientific Organisation (ALESCO)

- Dr. Giancarlo Caratti, European Commission

- H. E. Veronika Stabej, Government communication office, Slovenia

Face-to-face in Slovenia, real time transmission in each location

14.30 - 16.00


Institutional Opening

- Rector

Institutional Forum

- Doutor José Manuel Gironès

Mediterranean values and Identities

(Generalitat Valenciana / Centro UNESCO de Valencia)

- Doutor Álvaro Campelo

"Le concept «Méditerranée» dans la littérature anthropologique pour la construction de l'identité des populations du sud de l'Europe. La manipulation de ce concept comme arme de définition du différent et art de subjugation dans les champs de l'économie, de la politique, du développement et des définitions de genre".

(Universidade Fernando Pessoa)

- Doutor Paulo Seixas

Is There a Euro-Mediterranean City? Can We Make it Global?

(Universidade Fernando Pessoa)

- Doutor João Casqueira

La femme et la famille dans les droits juif et musulman — un essai de rapprochement

(Universidade Fernando Pessoa)

- Doutor Ivo Sobral

Face-to-face in each location

16.30 -18.00

Mediterranean Connection: The case of Portugal and the Magreb

(Universidade Fernando Pessoa- GRI)

- Dra. Débora Elijah

Social Skills and Social Competences in state mainstream schools

(Doutoranda em Ciências Sociais - Universidade Fernando Pessoa)



Institutional Opening at UFP

Is there a Euromediterranean City? Part I

Is there a Euro-Mediterranean City? Part II

Is there a Euro-Mediterranean City? Part III

Is there a Euro-Mediterranean City? Part IV