Conference Speakers

Dr. Ahmed Al-Barqawi

Dean of the House of Philosophy

Dr. Luca Maria Scarantino

President of the International Federation of Philosophical Societies, President of the World Congress of Philosophy

Dr. El Mehdi Moustakim

Professor of Philosophy - Researcher specializing in the philosophy of religion And belief

Dr. Majdi Abdel Hafiz

Professor of Modern and Contemporary Philosophy at Helwan University in Cairo.

Dr. Jacob Dahl Rendtorff

a background in research in ethics, business ethics, bioethics, political theory and philosophy of law. Has written articles and books on issues of existentialism and hermeneutics, French philosophy, ethics, bioethics and business ethics as well as philosophy of law

Dr. Najwa Al Hosani

Holds a Doctorate of Philosophy in Curriculum and Teaching Methods with distinction from Kansas State University / USA, in addition to several international awards. She has many academic studies and research papers published in prestigious scientific journals.
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Dr. Ibrahim Bou Rshashan

Head of the Department of Philosophy and Ethics at Mohammed Bin Zayed University For the humanities

Prof. Nader El-Bizri

Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Sharjah

Dr.Ali al-Kaabi

Professor of Education Policy and Comparative Pedagogy, he served as Secretary General of the UAE University.

Dr.Hassan Hammad

Emeritus Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, Zagazig University

Conference Moderators

Dr. Sulaiman Al Hattlan

Media personality and holds the position of CEO of the company Hattlan Media

D. Zouaoui Beghoura

Professor of Contemporary Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy at Kuwait University.

Dr. Mousa Barhoum

Professor of Media at the American University in Dubai

Dr. Barween Habib

Poet, critic, and media expert

Dr. Kurt Mertel

Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the American University In Dubai

Dr. Fahd Al-Ruwaished

Professor of Philosophy at the Ministry of Education - State of Kuwait Specialized in the field of Sufism, logic and philosophy Analytical and specialized in Islamic studies

The Agenda of the Fujairah International Philosophy Conference

(Philosophy and Reality)
November 19-20, 2023

Day 1

National Anthem

10:00 -10:05

Conference Opening and Welcome Address by the Master of Ceremonies, Yousef Abdulbari.

10:05 – 10:10

Short Film about Philosophy House

10:15 – 10:20

Welcome Speech
D. Ahmad Al-Barqawi, Dean of the Philosophy House

10:20 – 10:25

Guest Speech

Dr. Luca Maria Scarantino, President of the International Federation of Philosophical Societies, President of The World Congress of Philosophy.

10:25 – 10:30

Session 1:

Dr. Ahmad Al-Barqawi: Man as a Problem in Reality.
Moderator: Dr.Sulaiman Al-Hattlan.

10:30 – 11:00

Session 2:
Dr. Najwa Al-Hosani: What is Happiness?
Moderator: Dr. Barween Habib.

11:00 – 11:40

11:40 – 12:00

Session 3:
Dr.Stella Villarmea: The Philosophy of Birth: What Does It Mean to Be Human?
Moderator: Dr. Luca Maria Scarantino

12:00 – 12:30

Session 3:
Dr. Nader El-Bizri: From Human Intelligence to Artificial Intelligence.
Moderator: Dr. Musa Barhum

12:00 – 12:30

Session 4:
Dr. Ibrahim Bou Rshashan: Is there contemporary significance for Medieval Arabic philosophy?
Moderator: Dr. Zouaoui Beghoura

12:30 – 1:00

1:00 – 1:15

Book Signing
Presentation of the Publications of the Philosophy House.


Day 2

Opening of Day 2 Proceedings
Master of Ceremonies: Layali Hammoud

10:00 -10:05

Session 1:
Dr. Magdi Hafez: Contemporary Man and the Struggle of Values.
Moderator: Dr. Musa Barhuma.

10:05 – 10:30

Session 2:
Dr. Ali Al-Kaabi: The Importance of Teaching Philosophy.
Moderator: Dr. Fahad Al-Ruwaished.

10:30 – 11:00

11:00 – 11:15

Session 3:
Dr. Hassan Hammad: Art and Tolerance.
Moderator: Dr. Majdi Abdel Hafiz

11:15 – 11:45

Session 4:
Dr. Jacob Dahl Rendtorff: Is Our Planet in Danger? What Is the Way to Save It?
Moderator: Dr. Kurt Mertel

12:15 – 11:45

12:15 – 12:30

Session 5:
Dr. El Mehdi Moustakim: The ethics of coexistence
Moderator: Dr. Fahd Al-Ruwaished

12:30 – 1:00

Book Signing
Presentation of the Publications of the Philosophy House.


Conclusion of the Fujairah International Philosophy Conference.

The conference will feature a children’s program over the course of two days.

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