2022 AFOMEDI Hybrid Conference was held

Date: February 15th, 2022, 9:50-17:40
Opening Speech Tonaga Yasushi (President, AFOMEDI)

Session 1 Chair: Tonaga Yasushi (Kyoto University)
M.H. Mozafari (Busan University of Foreign Studies) “Intellectual Interactions of the East and West of the Mediterranean Basin (Andalusian Interactions with al-Ghazali’s Thoughts)”
Jihuan He (Kyoto University) “Islamic Pre-Revival in China: A Case Study of Ma Jian and His Works”
Jisu Kim (BUFS) “Comparison of Research Tendency of Halal Studies between Korea and Abroad”
Noriko Sato (Pukyong National University)”How Syriac immigrants impact Collective Memory of their Homeland”

Session 2 Chair: Sebastian Müller(BUFS)
Marzie Mozafari (BUFS) “Climate Change in Mediterranean Region”
Manami Suzuki (Kyoto University) “Religious Music and Dance as Entertainment in Turkey”
Hossein Ebrahimi (University of Tehran) “The impact of India Israel bilateral relations on Mediterranean region”
JungHa Kim (BUFS) “A Paradigm Shift in Mediterranean Studies”

Session 3 Chair: Mona Farouk (BUFS)
DEFNE GONENC (Yasar University) “Indian Foreign Policy towards the East-Mediterranean in a Changing Regional Order”
M.Gamal (Austrailian Federal Government) “Diplomatic Interpreting: Insights from ancient Alexandria”
Tonaga Yasushi (Kyoto University) “Islamic Mysticism Reconsidered”

Closing Speech Moderator : Yang, Min Ji (BUFS), Yong Soo, Yoo (Director, IMS)

This conference was hosted by:
Institute for Mediterranean Studies Asia Federation of Mediterranean Institutes

Sponsored by:
National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)
Busan University of Foreign Studies(BUFS)
Center for Islamic Area Studies, Kyoto University (KIAS)
Kenan Rifai Center for Sufi Studies, Kyoto University(KR)
Structural Comprehension of Islamic Mysticism: Investigation into Sufism-Tariqa-Saint Cults Complex (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A), JSPS: TONAGA Yasushi, Kyoto University):16H01904)
Anthropological Studies on Veneration of Saints and Holy Relics in Islam and Christianity (Grand-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A), JSPS: AKAHORI Masayuki, Sophia Universit:19H00564)
Public Interest Incorporated Foundation Kyoto University Educational Research Foundation “Another self -portrait of Islam: Cases in Indonesia, Pakistan and Turkey”