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Giuseppe Cecere

Professore associato

Dipartimento di Storia Culture Civiltà

Settore scientifico disciplinare: L-OR/12 LINGUA E LETTERATURA ARABA

Curriculum vitae

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GIUSEPPE CECERE


Updated April, 21st, 2018


Current Position

Associate Professor of Arabic Language and Literature

Department of History, Cultures and Civilisations (DiSCI)

University of Bologna Alma Mater Studiorum

Via Zamboni 33 - 40126 BOLOGNA - ITALY


EDUCATION


University of Florence (“Università degli Studi di Firenze”)

PhD in Middle Eastern Historical and Philological Studies

(“Scienze Filologiche e Storiche del Vicino Oriente”)

  1. Evaluation: Excellent (“Ottimo”).

Ph. D. Thesis on the language and thought of Medieval Egyptian Muslim mystic Ibn ‘Atâ’ Allâh al-Iskandarî (d.1309 C.E.).


  1. University of Pisa

  2. M.A. in Humanities (“Lettere”): Romance and Arabic Studies

(Classical Latin Language and Literature, Medieval Latin Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature in the Renaissance, Romance Philology, Italian Philology, History of Italian Language, History of Italian Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Hispanic Philology, Medieval History, Semitic Studies, Arabic Language and Literature, Islamic Studies)

Evaluation: 110/110 “cum laude”

M.A. Dissertation : Translation of Kitâb ‘Ajâ’ib al-Hind ( « The Wonders of India ») from Arabic into Italian.




RESEARCH AND TEACHING


University Year 2014-2015 – ongoing (permanent position)

Associate Professor of Arabic Language and Literature

University of Bologna “Alma Mater Studiorum”

Bologna, Italy


Previous Activities


University Year 2013/2014 First Semester (October, 17th, 2013 – March, 31st, 2014)

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Israel

Faculty of Humanities, Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies.

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School for Advanced Studies in Humanities

Visiting Professor

Main duties:

  • Teaching a course on “Sufis and Muslim Mystics in Contemporary Egypt” (in English and Arabic);

  • Lecturing at the Mandel School;

  • Directing and evaluating the students’ final papers ;

  • Participating in the Joint Research Project On Contemporary Sufism promoted by the ACIS Center for Iranic Studies at the University of Tel Aviv and the Nehemia Levtzion Center for Islamic Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Project Coordinator: Prof. Elisheva Machlise, Tel Aviv University)



2010-2014

IFAO – Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale du Caire - Egypt

Section of Arabic Studies

Research Associate

Main Duties:

  • Field Research Project on Sufis in Contemporary Egypt;

  • Scientific direction of the International Conference « Les mystiques juives, chrétiennes et musulmanes dans l’Égypte médiévale, viie-xvie siècles : interculturalités et contextes historiques », which was held at IFAO, Cairo, in November, 22-24, 2010 in the framework of the four-year International Research Program « Les mystiques juives, chrétiennes et musulmanes dans le Proche-Orient médiéval, viie-xvie siècles : interculturalités et contextes historiques » (2008-2011). The Research Program was proposed and implemented by the IFAO in collaboration with IFPO, Institut français du Proche-Orient, Damascus ; CNRS – France, UMR 6125; MMSH (Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l’Homme), Aix-en-Provence; University of Salento, Lecce, Italy ;

  • Researches on Sufism in Egyptian Medieval and Modern History;

  • Scientific direction of the Conference Al-Tasawwuf al-Islâmî fî Misr khilâl al-‘usûr al-wustâ, min al-qarn al-awwal al-hijrî ilâ al-qarn al-‘âshir al-hijrî ( «Muslim Mystics in Medieval Egypt, 1st to 10th Islamic centuries (7th to 16th centuries A.D.») organized by the IFAO in Cairo in collaboration with the University of Minufiyya (Egypt), Department of Islamic Philosophy. The Conference was held on November, 21, 2010 at CFCC – Centre Français de Culture et Coopération in Cairo.


2013, April-June

University of Bologna

School of Cultural Heritage Preservation – Ravenna

Assistant Professor of Arabic Language and Civilization


September, 2010

University of Macerata, Italy

Intensive Course of Italian Language for “Erasmus” University Students

Teacher of Italian Language to Foreign Students


University Year 2009/2010.

  1. IFAO – Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale. Cairo, Egypt

Section of Arabic Studies

Research Associate

Main activities:

Researches on Sufism in Egyptian Medieval and Modern History

(b). University of Macerata, Italy

Selected as Teacher of Italian Language to Arabic-speaking students at the University of Ghafsa, Tunisia, organized by the University of Macerata in collaboration with the University of Ghafsa. Renounced in order to work at the IFAO in Cairo.


University Year 2009/20010

University of Rome “La Sapienza”

Master in Specialized Translation

Faculty of Humanities

Teacher of Arabic Language

  • Planning and Supervision of the Course on Translation from Arabic into Italian;

  • Lessons (132 hours) on Translation from Arabic into Italian in the following fields: Quran and Islamic Sciences, Contemporary Language of Politics, Arabic Literature.


University Year 2008/2009

University of Rome “La Sapienza”

Faculty of Humanities

Assistant Professor of Arabic Language and Literature


University Year 2007/2008

University of Rome “La Sapienza”

Faculty of Humanities

Assistant Professor of Arabic Language and Literature


University Year 2007/2008

University of Pisa

Faculty of Humanities

Assistant Professor of History and Culture of Arab Countries


University Year 2006/2007

University of Rome “La Sapienza”

Faculty of Humanities

Assistant Professor of Arabic Language and Literature



University Year 2006/2007

University of Pisa

Faculty of Humanities

Assistant Professor of Arabic Language and Literature


University Year 2005/2006

University of Pisa

Faculty of Humanities

Assistant Professor of Arabic Language and Literature


Fall 2006 - Spring 2009

Rome, Institute for Oriental Studies “Carlo Alfonso Nallino”

Teacher of Arabic Language


2006, September, 24-28,

Italian International High School“Leonardo da Vinci”, Cairo, Egypyt

Teachers Trainer

Workshop on “Teaching Arabic Language in a Multilingual Context. Towards a Portfolio of Language Abilities. Planning and implementation of a Training Workshop for the School’s Teacher of Languages (Italian, Latin, English, Arabic) on how to plan an experimental course of Arabic Language inspired in the Common European Frameworks for Languages, and how to adopt the Student’s Portfolio of Language Abilities..


University Years 2005/2006; 2004/2005 ; 2003/2004

IFAO ( Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale) Cairo, Egypt

Section of Arabic Studies

Foreign Scientific Member (“Membre scientifique à titre étranger”) .

Researches on Sufis in Mamluk Egypt.










Scientific Publications


Books - Forthcoming


G.CECERE, Le soufisme en Égypte, Le Caire, IFAO - Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale..


Books - Published


  • Sylvie DENOIX, Giuseppe CECERE, Aurélien MONTEL, Eugénie RÉBILLARD, Sociétés en réseaux dans le monde musulman médiéval (édition électronique). Collection : Actes des congrès nationaux des sociétés historiques et scientifiques (édition électronique). Paris: CTHS (Comité des travaux historiques et scientifiques), 2017.

http://cths.fr/ed/edition.php?id=7279


  • G.CECERE, M. LOUBET, S. PAGANI, Les mystiques juives, chrétiennes et musulmanes dans l’Égypte médiévale. Interculturalités et contextes historiques. Avec Préface de Sylvie Denoix. Cairo: IFAO (Institut français d’archéologie orientale), 2013.

https://books.google.it/books/about/Les_mystiques_juives_chr%C3%A9tiennes_et_mus.html?id=8KhbngEACAAJ&redir_esc=y


  • CECERE, G., La Costituzione Egiziana del 1923, [traduzione italiana e saggio critico]. Macerata: Liberilibri (2012).

https://www.liberilibri.it/index.php/prodotto/costituzione-egiziana-1923/


  • AMBROSIO, A.F. – CECERE, G. (eds.), La preghiera come tecnica. Una prospettiva orientale. Divus Thomas, 54 (2009), n. 3. (= “Prayer as a Technique. An Oriental Perspective”).

https://www.edizionistudiodomenicano.it/Libro.php?id=707


Forthcoming Articles


  • CECERE, G. “Immagini degli Armeni nelle fonti arabe di età mamelucca: il caso Mufaḍḍal”. Mélanges de l’École Française de Rome (MEFRM) 130/1 (2018), p. 21-40. - In press.

  • CECERE, G., « Les voies parallèles d’Abū l-Ḥasan al-Shādhili. Nelly Amri, le cheikh al-Mzūghī et le renouveau historiographique sur la Shādhiliyya». Revue des mondes musulmans et de la Méditerranée (REMMM) 143 (2018).

  • Cecere, G., “From Ethiopian Slave to Alexandrian Sufi Master: Shaykh Yāqūt al-Ḥabashī in Mamluk and Ottoman Sources”. North Eastern African Review (special issue directed by Julien Loiseau) - forthcoming.

  • CECERE, G., « Équilibres de violence et dimensions mystiques du jihād dans l’Egypte ayyoubide et mamelouke », in A. ZOUACHE (dir.), Violences et cruautés en Égypte, depuis la Préhistoire au Moyen Âge. La violence, un outil rhétorique? Cairo: IFAO (Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale). - forthcoming.


Published Articles


  • CECERE, G., «The Shaykh and the Others - Sufi Perspectives on Jews and Christians in Late Ayyubid and Early Mamluk Egypt». Entangles Religions 6 (2018): Historical Engagements and Interreligious Encounters - Jews and Christians in Premodern and Early Modern Asia and Africa, p. 34-94.

https://er.ceres.rub.de/index.php/ER/article/view/859


  • CECERE, G., «Raison et “dévoilement”. Notes sur l’épistémologie soufie d’Ibn ‘Aṭā’ Allāh al-Iskandarī (m. 709/1309)». Rivista di Studi Indo-Mediterranei 7 (2017), p. 1-22.

http://kharabat.altervista.org/RSIM-77_Cecere.pdf


  • CECERE, G., « Les réseaux soufis d’Alexandrie au début de l’époque mamelouke: Yāqūt al-Ḥabašī, une étude de cas ». In Sylvie DENOIX, Giuseppe CECERE, Aurélien MONTEL, Eugénie RÉBILLARD, Sociétés en réseaux dans le mond musulman médiéval (édition électronique). Collection : Actes des congrès nationaux des sociétés historiques et scientifiques (édition électronique). Paris: CTHS (Comité des travaux historiques et scientifiques), 2017, p. 11-30.

http://cths.fr/ed/edition.php?id=7283


  • CECERE, G. « Tarfīq versus Tazyīq.On a Rare Sufi Term in Ibn Baṭṭūṭā and Jewish-Muslim Interactions in Medieval Egypt», Quaderni di Linguistica e Studi Orientali (QULSO) 2 (2016), p. 265-290.

http://www.fupress.net/index.php/bsfm-qulso/issue/view/1287

http://www.fupress.net/index.php/bsfm-qulso/article/view/18756


  • CECERE, G., Dictionnaire des monothéismes. À propos de Michon Cyrille et Moreau Denis (dir.), Dictionnaire des monothéismes : judaïsme, christianisme, islam, (avec la collaboration de Jean-Rémi Alisse, Philippe Buettgen, Viviane Comerro, Élian Cuvillier, Job Getcha, Philippe Haddad, Vassa Kontouma, Alfred-Louis de Prémare), Éditions du Seuil, Paris, 2013», Revue des mondes musulmans et de la Méditerranée (REMMM), vol. 138 (2/2015), p. 299-313.


  • CECERE, G., «Between Trade and Religion : Three Florentine Merchants in Mamluk Cairo», in Georg Christ, Franz-Julius Morche, Roberto Zaugg, Wolfgang Kaiser, Stefan Burkhardt, Alexander D. Beihammer (eds.), Union in Separation. Diasporic Groups and Identities in the Eastern Mediterranean (1100-1800), Viella, Roma, 2015, p. 229-250.


  • CECERE, G., « Santé et Sainteté. Dimensions physiologiques de la vie morale et spirituelle dans Ibn ʿAṭā’ Allāh al-Iskandarī (m. 709/1309) », Annales Islamologiques 48.1 (2014), special issue Le corps dans l’espace islamique médiéval (viie – xvie siècle), dir. Pauline Koetschet & Abbès Zouache, p. 203-240.

  • CECERE, G., « Des soufis sur les épaules des philosophes ? Le « nid » d’Ibn Sab'în à Alexandrie (XIIIe-XIVe siècles) », in G. DORIVAL, Ch. MELA, F. MÖRI, Alexandrie La Divine, Fondation Martin Bodmer, Éditions La Baconnière, Genève, 2014, p. 854-859.


  • CECERE, G., «Le charme discret de la Shadhiliyya. Ou l'insertion sociale d'Ibn ‘Atâ’ Allâh al-Iskandarî», in CECERE, G., M. LOUBET, S. PAGANI (éd.), Les mystiques juives, chrétiennes et musulmanes dans l’Égypte médiévale. Interculturalités et contextes historiques. IFAO, Le Caire, 2013, p. 63-93.


  • CECERE, G., «Se faire nourrir par les mécréants? Soufisme et contact interreligieux dans les Latâ’if al-minan d’Ibn ʿAtâ’ Allâh al-Iskandarî», in CECERE, G., M. LOUBET, S. PAGANI (éd.), Les mystiques juives, chrétiennes et musulmanes dans l’Égypte médiévale. Interculturalités et contextes historiques. IFAO, Le Caire, 2013, p.189-207.


  • CECERE, G., LOUBET, M., PAGANI, S., «Introduction. Traditions Spirituelles et contacts interconfessionnels », in G. CECERE, M. LOUBET, S. PAGANI (éd.), Les mystiques juives, chrétiennes et musulmanes dans l’Égypte médiévale. Interculturalités et contextes historiques. IFAO, Le Caire, 2013, p. 1-14.


  • CECERE, G., “Il luogo delle memorie incrociate. Relazioni mediterranee e pensiero post-meridiano”, in. CAUSALE, C. (a c. di), Per una carta geoculturale del Mediterraneo, (Atti del Convegno di Palermo, 24 febbraio 2012, organizzato dalla Fondazione Orestiadi e dalla Regione Sicilia), Regione Sicilia, 2012.


  • CECERE, G., “Da Carlo Alberto a Faruq. Monarchie costituzionali e processi risorgimentali in Italia ed Egitto tra Otto e Novecento”, in AA.VV., L’influenza del Risorgimento italiano sulla nascita della coscienza nazionale in Egitto. Atti del Convegno organizzato dall’Ambasciata Italiana d’Egitto e dall’Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Il Cairo, nell’occasione delle celebrazioni dei 150 anni dell’Unità d’Italia, Roma: Il Veltro Editrice, 2011, pp. 35-44.


  • CECERE, G., «Religiosité, piété, djihad: l’essor du religieux sous Saladin», dans Histoire antique et médiévale, Hors-Série, N. 25 - Décembre 2010, (sous la direction de A. Zouache), pp. 38-43.


  • CECERE, G. – Maria Laura D’ONOFRIO, «Tolleranza o cittadinanza? La situazione dei Copti e il ruolo della Sharia nella evoluzione del sistema dei diritti in Egitto», in Annuario DiReCom, [Annali dell’Istituto di Studi Comparativi sui Diritti e le Religioni, Facoltà di Teologia di Lugano], 2009, pp. 117-158.


  • CECERE, G., «Maestro nelle due scienze: Ibn ‘Atâ’ Allâh al-Iskandarî (m. 1309) e le forme della preghiera» in AMBROSIO, A.F. – CECERE, G. (eds.), La preghiera come tecnica, Una prospettiva orientale, Divus Thomas, 54 (2009), n. 3, pp. 94-117.








Reviews



  • CECERE, G., “Chih Rachida, Mayeur-Jaouen Catherine, Seesemann Rüdiger (éds.), Sufism, Literary Production, and Printing in the Nineteenth Century, Würzburg: Ergon Verlag, 2015”, Bulletin Critique des Annales Islamologiques (BCAI) 31 (2017), p. 28-30.

  • CECERE, G., «MIGLIORE Maria Chiara & PAGANI Samuela (éd.), Inferni temporanei. Visioni dell’aldilà dall’estremo Oriente all’estremo Occidente, Carocci, Rome, 2012, 263 p.», Revue des mondes musulmans et de la Méditerranée, [En ligne], Lectures inédites, mis en ligne le 05 juillet 2913 URL : http://remmm.revues.org/8148

  • CECERE, G., «Douglas LITTLE, Orientalismo Americano. Stati Uniti e Medio Oriente dopo il 1945, Liberilibri, 2008», La Figura nel Tappeto, Inverno 2009.

  • CECERE, G., «Maurice BORRMANS, Cristiani e Musulmani, precursori di un dialogo possibile. Massignon - Abd El-Jalil - Gardet – Anawati (2008)», Divus Thomas, n. 51/3, 2008, pp. 279-296.

  • CECERE, G., «Richard McGREGOR, Sanctity and Mysticism and Medieval Egypt: The Wafa Sufi Order and The Legacy of Ibn ‘Arabi, State University of New York Press, Albany, 2004», Oriente Moderno, N.S., XXIV (LXXXV)/1, 2005, pp. 214-216.CECERE, G. , «Binyamin ABRAHAMOV, Divine Love in Islamic Mysticism, Routledge Curzon, London, 2002», Oriente Moderno, N.S., XXIII (LXXXIV)/3, 2004, pp. 788-790.




Lectures and Papers in International Conferences



2018, February, 2nd

Marseille, IMéRA (Institut d’études avancées Aix-Marseille Université).

ERC Consolidator Grant project HORNEAST.

Horn and Crescent. Connections, Mobility and Exchange between the Horn of Africa and the Middle East in the Middle Ages

PI: Julien Loiseau Aix-Marseille Université, IREMAM

Journée de Lancement (Launch Initiative)

CECERE, G., “Un esclave éthiopien dans les réseaux soufis d’Alexandrie ? Le cas du cheikh Yāqūt al-Ḥabashī (m. 1332)”.

  • http://iremam.cnrs.fr/IMG/pdf/programme_journee_de_lancement_du_programme_erc_horneast.pdf

  • https://horneast.hypotheses.org/






2018, January, 3rd-4th

Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv University

From Thawrat 1919 to Arab Spring: A Century of Egyptian History Reconsidered.

An International Workshop organized by: TAU (Tel Aviv University) - The Lester and Sally Entin Faculty of Humanities - MDC (The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies) - The Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies - SDAC (The S. Daniel Abraham Center for International and Religious Studies).

CECERE, G., “Sufi Ways and the Egyptian Revolutionary Process (2011-2013)”.

https://en-dacenter.tau.ac.il/sites/abraham_en.tau.ac.il/files/A%20Century%20of%20Egyptian%20History%20Workshop%202018_0.pdf



2017, December 2nd-3rd

Cairo, IFE (Institut français d’Égypte)

Marges et frontières occidentales de l’Égypte de l’Antiquité au Moyen Âge.

Workshop organized by the IFAO (Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale / French Institute of Oriental Archeology in Cairo) in partnership with: University Paris-Sorbonne, UMR 8167, HiSoMA (UMR 5189), University Paris-Ouest Nanterre, CIHAM (UMR 5648), ArSCan (MAE Nanterre).

Scientific Board: Claire Somaglino, Gaëlle Tallet, Sylvain Dhennin, Bérangère Redon, Marie-Françoise Boussac, Abbès Zouache.

CECERE, G. - ZOUACHE, A., “La frontière occidentale de l’Égypte d’après les chroniqueurs arabes: un espace convoité (Xe-XVe s.) (The Western border of Egypt according to the Arab chroniclers: a coveted space - 10th to 15th centuries)”. http://www.ifao.egnet.net/uploads/manifestations/2017/Programme_frontie_Ares.jpg

http://www.ifao.egnet.net/uploads/manifestations/2017/Affiche_conf_frontie_Ares.jpg


2017, September 13rd-15th.

ISGAP CONFERENCES IN ROME

September, 13 - Patristic Institute Augustinianum (Vatican City),

Antisemitism and Minority Rights in the Middle East: Regional and International Implications

September, 14th - University of Rome La Sapienza

Antisemitism as a Gateway to Terrorism

September, 15th - Chamber of Deputies

Antisemitism as a Strategic Threat to Europe

https://isgap.org/post/2017/09/isgap-mission-to-rome-conference-speaker-panels/

2017, May, 18th-19th.

Bologna, University of Bologna

L’Armenia medievale epicentro di mobilità tra Oriente e Occidente

(“Medieval Armenia as A Mobility Epicentre between the East and the West”).

International Workshop organized by the University of Bologna - Department of History Cultures and Civilizations (DISCI) in partnership with the EFR (École Française de Rome). Scientific direction: Irene Bueno, Anna Sirinian, Federico Alpi.

CECERE, G. “Immagini degli Armeni nelle fonti arabe di età mamelucca”.

http://corsi.unibo.it/antropologiaculturale-etnologia/Eventi/2017/05/larmenia-medievale-epicentro-di-mobilita-fra-oriente-e-occidente.aspx


2017, May 9th-11th.

Jerusalem, the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities

Italian-Israeli Workshop

Arabic Language and Islamic Heritage: Historical Background and Contemporary Perspectives

CECERE G., “Remaking the Sufi Heritage: Contemporary Perspectives on the History of Sufism in Western and Arab Scholarship”.

https://www.academy.ac.il/News/NewsItem.aspx?nodeId=837&id=991


2017, March, 21th

Marseille, École Centrale

Rencontres d’Averroés

Collège de Méditerranée

Conférence #4.

CECERE, G., Une spiritualité méditerranéenne? Islam, soufisme et contact interreligieux dans la Méditerranée.

Discussant: Prof. Sylvie DENOIX, CNRS - UMR 8167.

http://www.rencontresaverroes.com/college-de-mediterranee/article/conference-4-une-spiritualite-mediterraneenne-islam-soufisme-et


2016, June, 22nd-23rd

Ra’anana and Jerusalem, Israel

Eastern Jews and Christians in Interaction and Exchange in Islamic World and Beyond: A Comparative View. Workshop Organized by the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) - the Ben-Zvi Institute (BZI) of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem Israel (HUJI) - the Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations (JCMCentre) of the Open University in Ra’anana.

CECERE G., “Sufi Perspectives on Jews and Christians as Expressed in the Early Shādhilī Literature”.

http://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/44d4cf_1fe09249bd8b494898151d45c2be3978.pdf


2016, May, 20th

Paris, Institut du Monde Arabe

Les Rendez-vous de l’Histoire du monde arabe.

Deuxième édition: “Religions et Pouvoirs”

Round Table

Le palais au défi de la mosquée Religion et contestation du pouvoir en Islam.

Sobhi Bouderbala, Université de Tunis ; Hamit Bozarslan, directeur d’études à l’EHESS ; Giuseppe Cecere, professeur associé à l’Université de Bologne ; Laurence Louër, chargée de recherche à Sciences Po et Julien Loiseau, directeur du Centre de recherche français à Jérusalem.

https://www.orient-mediterranee.com/IMG/pdf/ima.pdf



2016, February, 3rd

Paris, Université Paris 1 Panthéon - Sorbonne

Institut de recherche sur Byzance, l’Islam et la Méditerranée au Moyen Âge (IRBIMMA), 17, rue de la Sorbonne, Paris 5e.

Histoire et archéologie de l’Islam et de la Méditerranée médiévale. Séminaire commun de l’équipe Islam médiéval / UMR 8167 Orient & Méditerranée en partenariat avec l’UMR 5648 CIHAM

CECERE, G., Spiritualités en contexte : histoires de soufis dans l’Égypte médiévale. Perspectives pour une histoire sociale de la spiritualité musulmane.

https://www.orient-mediterranee.com/IMG/pdf/plaquette_semin_2015-2016_2ndsem.pdf


2015, June, 8th

Bologna, Università Alma Mater Studiorum

International Workshop Ibn Taymiyya Among the Mamluks and the Ottomans: Reception, Transmission, State of the Art.

CECERE, G., “Not So Sober Masters? Ibn Taymiyya’s Criticism of the Shādhilī Sufism As Reflected in Ibn al-Kathīr’s Historical Work” .


2015, May, 2nd

Reims, Institut Jean-Baptiste de la Salle

CTHS 140e Congrès national des sociétés historiques et scientifiques,

Congrès: Réseaux et Sociétés.

Thème 3. La forme des réseaux, Sous-thème 3.E. “La forme des réseaux en Islam” (atelier).

CECERE, G., “Les réseaux soufis d’Alexandrie au début de l’époque mamlouke: filiations, influences et regroupement sociaux”.

http://cths.fr/co/zoom.php?type=st&id=832


2015, March, 30th

University of Rome La Sapienza,

ISGAP Seminar Series: Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective

CECERE, G., “Anti-Jewish Trend in Islamic Medieval Era”.

http://isgap.org/event/2015/03/giuseppe-cecere-anti-jewish-trends-in-islamic-medieval-era/


2014, June, 25th-26th

University of Venice Cà Foscari

First Conference of the School of Mamluk Studies,

CECERE, G., « Sanctity and Knowledge in Ibn ʿAṭā’ Allāh al-Iskandarī: A Sunnī Sufī Epistemology in Early Mamluk Egypt ».


2014, May, 22nd

University of Rome La Sapienza,

ISGAP Seminar Series: Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective

CECERE, G., “What Happened to Mr. Cohen? The Case of Egypt Between Fundamenalist Media and Islamic Traditions”.

http://isgap.org/media/2014/06/professor-giuseppe-cecere-what-happened-to-mr-cohen-the-case-of-egypt-between-fundamentalist-media-and-islamic-traditions/


2014, February, 18th

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Israel

ACIS, University of Tel Aviv & Nehemia Levtzion Center for Islamic Studies, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Israel, Joint Research Project On Contemporary Sufism

(Project Coordinator: Prof. Elisheva Machlise, Tel Aviv University)

Lecture for the Research Group

CECERE, G., “The Tariqa 'Azamiyya and al-Islām Waṭan: An Egyptian Sufi Perspective on Sunni-Shiʿa Relationships".

http://www.hum.huji.ac.il/upload/_FILE_1392275102.pdf


2013, December, 24th

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Israel

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School for Advanced Studies in Humanities

Senior Fellow Lecture

CECERE, G., Between Two Revolutions: Islamist, Liberals and Muslim Mystics in Contemporary Egypt (2011-2013).


2013, May, 22nd-23 rd

IFAO (Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale) Cairo, Egypt.

Workshop for Egyptian PhD Students Ishkâliyyât tahqîq al-makhtûtât al-ʿarabiyya (“Problems of critical edition of Arabic manuscripts”):

CECERE, G., «Ishkâliyyât tahqîq kitâb Tâj al-ʿarûs li-tahdhîb al-nufûs al-mansûb ilâ Ibn ʿAtâ’ Allâh al-Iskandarî» (in Arabic [“Problems of the critical edition of the Tâj al-ʿarûs li-tahdhîb al-nufûs, attributed to Ibn ʿAtâ’ Allâh al-Iskandarî” ]).


2013, April, 17th

University of Bologna, Centre for Islamic Studies

Workshop on contemporary history of the Arab World

Rivolte, rivoluzioni, costituzioni: due anni dopo. (“Revolts, Revolutions, Constitutions: Two Years Later”)

CECERE, G., «Fratellanza senza uguaglianza? Diritti individuali e logiche comunitarie nella nuova Costituzione Egiziana» (“Fraternity Without Equality? Individual Rights and Communitarian Trends in the New Egyptian Constitution”).


2013, March 26th

University of Alexandria, Egypt

International Scientific Cooperation Project Formation en études arabes et islamiques

Partners: University of Alexandria, Faculty of Tourism and Archaeology - French Institute for Oriental Archaeology in Cairo (IFAO).

CECERE, G., «Al-shaykh Ibn ʿAtā’ Allâh al-Iskandarî. Madhâ yuqaddim târîkh al-sûfiyya li-dirâsa târîkh Misr» (Lecture in Arabic [“Shaykh Ibn ʿAtā’ Allâh al-Iskandarî. How the history of Sufism contributes to (a better understanding of) the history of Egypt”]).


2012, November, 27th

University “Roma Tre”, Rome

Faculty of Humanities

Workshop on the History of the Islamic Countries.

CECERE, G., «Il Sufismo in Egitto ieri ed oggi. Mistici musulmani e società egiziana dal periodo ayyubide all’età contemporanea». (“Sufis in Egypt Yesterday and Today. Muslim Mystics and Egyptian Society From the Ayyubid Period Until Now”).


2012, October, 29th – November, 2nd

Dire Dawa University, Ethiopia

18th ICES (International Conference of Ethiopian Studies)

Panel 2.04. Ethiopia in Egypt. Form, Support and Meaning of the Ethiopian Presence in Egypt From the Middle Ages to Modern Times.

CECERE, G., “Christian Ethiopian People in Egypt during the Mamluk Period. Inquiry into Arabic and Latin Sources”.


2012, October, 23rd – November, 25th

University “Roma Tre”, Rome

International Colloquium Written Arabic, Writing Arabic : Corpora and Lexica (WAWA_CorLex). Joint International Project organized by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Roma Tre University and La Sapienza University of Rome.

Organizers : Prof. Giuliano Lancioni, Prof. Olivier Durand, Prof/ Gabriel Rosenbaum, Dr. Cristina Solimando, Mrs. Michal Marmorstein.

CECERE, G., “The Letter and the Spirit. Evolutions in Sufi Language in Contemporary Egypt”.



2012, June, 5th

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Israel

Faculty of Humanities – Department of Arabic Language

CECERE, G., “Sufis and Muslim Mystics in Contemporary Egypt Before and After the “Tahrir Revolution”, With an introduction by Prof. Gabriel Rosenbaum and Prof. Sara Sviri.


2012, April, 12th

Luiss (“Libera Università di Studi Sociali Guido Carli”), Roma,

CECERE, G., “I precedenti storici del costituzionalismo egiziano (1798-1923)”, nell’ambito del Convegno La transizione in Egitto: tra riforme e rivoluzione


2011, December, 15th-18th

Cairo (Egypt), IFAO - Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale

CECERE, G., “Le corps du martyr comme lieu de mémoire: pérégrinations de reliques en Méditerranée (IXe-XIVe siècle)”, in the International Conference Guerre et paix dans le Proche Orient médiéval, organized by the IFAO (Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale), Cairo, in collaboration with the IFPO (Institut Français du Proche Orient), Damascus.


2011, November, 29th

Rome, University of “Roma 3” and Egyptian Embassy in Italy

“La primavera araba in Egitto”. Workshop on “The Arab Spring” in Egypt.


2011, October, 19th

Cairo, Italian Embassy in Egypt and Italian Cultural Institute in Cairo

CECERE, G., “Da Carlo Alberto a Faruq. Monarchie costituzionali e processi risorgimentali in Italia ed Egitto tra Otto e Novecento”, (Transl.: ‘From Carlo Alberto to Faruq. Constitutional Monarchies and National Awakening Processes in Ninteenth and Twentieth Century’), in the International Conference L’influenza del Risorgimento italiano sulla nascita della coscienza nazionale in Egitto. (Transl.: ‘The Influence of Italian Risorgimento on the Making of National Consciousness in Egypt’).


2011. February, 17th-19th

Heidelberg University, Germany

CECERE, G., « Between Trade and Religion : Italian Merchants in Mamluk Cairo », in the International Conference Union in Separation – Trading Diasporas in The Eastern Mediterranean (1200-1700), University of Heidelberg.


2010, November, 22nd-24th

Cairo (Egypt), IFAO (Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale)

G.CECERE, « Le charme discret de la Shadhiliyya, ou l'insertion sociale d'Ibn ‘Atâ’ Allâh al-Iskandarî», in the International Conference Les mystiques juives, chrétiennes et musulmanes dans l’Egypte médiévale. Interculturalités et contextes historiques.


2010, June, 21st

Cairo (Egypt), IFAO (Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale)

CECERE, G., « L’équilibre de la violence en islam, entre traditions juridiques et mystiques», in the International Conference La violence extrême en contexte guerrier: un outil rhétorique ? The Conference was directed by Abbès Zoauche (IFAO, Cairo) and Daniel Baloup (Casa de Velazquez, Madrid), in the framework of the International Research Program Guerre et Paix dans le Proche-Orient médiéval, realized by the IFAO of Cairo and the IFPO of Damascus.


2010, February, 21st

Cairo (Egypt), IFAO (Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale)

CECERE, G., Al-tadâkhul al-nassî fî tahqîq al-nusûs al-dîniyya al-‘arabiyya (in Arabic; transl.: “Intertextuality problems in editing Arabic religious texts”), in the Doctoral Workshop Publication scientifique- Etudes arabes et islamiques, addressing researchers and graduate students of Egyptian universities.


2009, October, 14th-15th

Damascus, IFPO- Institut Français du Proche-Orient

Participation, as one of the Project Managers on behalf of the IFAO, in the International Conference Les mystiques musulmanes, chrétiennes et juives dans le Proche-Orient médiévale, VIIe-XVIe siècles: Interculturalités et contextes historiques – L’aire syro-mésopotamienne, in the framework of the Research Program Les mystiques juives, chrétiennes et musulmanes dans le Proche-Orient médiéval, viie-xvie siècles : interculturalités et contextes historiques.

2009, May, 17th

Turin (Italy), International Book Fair

Presentation of G. Scattolin and A. Hasan (eds.), Al-Tajalliyyât al-rûhiyya fî l-Islâm”, Cairo: The Egyptian General Book Organization, 2008


2008, November, 6th

IMT- Institute for Advanced Studies, Lucca – The Thursday’s Seminar in Political Studies

G.CECERE, Egyptian Minorities and Article Two of the Constitution.



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