From January 21, 2013 until January 31, 2013A debate organized by Casa Árabe and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on Thursday, January 31, as a complementary activity for FITUR 2013, in conjunction with the Ministers of Tourism of Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, and the Director General of the Jordanian Tourism Agency.
From December 07, 2012 until December 17, 2012Fathallah Sijilmassi, Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), gave a speech on December 17th in Madrid on an event organized by the Moroccan Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services.
From March 20, 2012 until December 13, 2012The first December lecture was on the al-munyas of the Umayyad Cordoba.In the framework of the citizen program We are All Archaeology, Casa Árabe and the Sisyphus Research Group of the Department of Archaeology (University of Cordoba) organize the speech season "Unveiling the Archaeological Cordoba: Qurtuba". The al-munyas are big palace-like buildings located on the outskirts of the city, they have plenty of gardens and vegetable patches. In this case, they are a special landmark of the landscape of the outskirts of the emiral and caliphal Cordoba. Constantly mentioned on the texts of that period, they served to host embassies sent to the capital, or celebrations circle of friends close to the caliph or even massive parades. Fernando López Cuevas described during his lecture the different al-munyas quoted in those medieval chronicles, from which the archaeological work has also given great proof of. He aimed to offer a global idea and to bring up new questions which arise related to the topic.
From December 04, 2012 until December 12, 2012On December 12th, Casa Árabe and the UNESCO Chair on Conflict Resolution of the UCO organize in Cordoba the lecture Prejudices and affronts: Islam image on the media, by Political Science Ph.D. Uthman al-Rawwaf.
From December 07, 2012 until December 11, 2012On Tuesday December 11th, Casa Árabe and the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) launched this debate within the framework of AECID’s MASAR program.
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