Abstract Submission Deadline
10 Sep. 2020
Abstract Acceptance Notification
21 Sep. 2020
Paper Submission Start Date
15 Sep. 2020
Paper Submission Deadline
15 Sep. 2020
Paper Acceptance Notification
15 Sep. 2020
Conference Start Date
21 Nov. 2020
Conference End Date
22 Nov. 2020


Online International Conference


Mapping South-South Connections:

Networks, Alliances and New Actors on the International Scene during the Decolonization Process and Cold War in Latin America, Asia and Africa (1810-1990)


بازنگری روابط جنوب-جنوب: پیوند‌ها، اتحادها و کنشگران جدید عرصهٔ بین‌المللی در دوران استعمارزدایی و جنگ سرد در آمریکای لاتین، آسیا و آفریقا ۱۸۱۰-۱۹۹۰


21-22 November 2020

Allameh Tabataba'i University

Tehran, Iran


Organized in collaboration with the

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain)



The conference is open to the public

Observers enter the virtual rooms as “Guest”

No username & password required


Conference rooms:





12:00 - 12:30

FIRST DAY, 21 NOVEMBER 2020 (12,30–21,00 h. Iran Standard Time/IRST)



12:30 - 13:10

12,30–13,00 OPENING CEREMONY Opening Remarks by the Head of the Conference and Vice-President of Allameh Tabataba’i University, Prof. Shoja Ahmadvand & Remarks by the Scientific Secretaries, Fernando Camacho Padilla and Raffaele Mauriello

Shoja Ahmadvand, Fernando Camacho Padilla, Raffaele Mauriello
Room: https://meeting.atu.ac.ir/ch/south1



13:00 - 14:20

13,00–14,20 PANEL 1 (80 min.). Women in South-South Connections. Panel Chair: Alireza Omidbakhsh (Allameh Tabataba'i University, Iran). **Feminist Imaginaries and South Connections in Vindicación Feminista, Noemi de Haro García (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain). **The Women’s International Democratic Federation and South-South Solidarities in the 1960s-1970s, Yulia Gradskova (Stockholm University, Sweden). ** Resistance Highlights: Circulation of Photographs of Algerian Women taken by Marc Garanger (1954-1962), Marizol González Romero (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain).

Alireza Omidbakhsh, Noemi de Haro García, Yulia Gradskova, Marizol González Romero
Room: https://meeting.atu.ac.ir/ch/south1



14:20 - 15:40

14,20–15,40 PANEL 2 (80 min.). Panel in Spanish: Revolución, Guerrilla and the Portuguese “Exception”. Panel Chair: Fabiola Viera Núñez (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain). **Maternidad y guerrilla: una propuesta metodológica de estudio desde la perspectiva de género, Pilar Díaz Sánchez (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain) & Ana Asunción-Criado (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain). **Revolución, contrarrevolución y violencia política en los largos sesenta. Preguntas y perspectivas de análisis, Francisco Javier Morales (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain). ** La excepción colonial portuguesa, María José Tíscar Santiago (Instituto de Estudios Ibéricos, Portugal).

Fabiola Viera Núñez, Pilar Díaz Sánchez, Ana Asunción-Criado, Francisco Javier Morales, María José Tíscar Santiago
Room: https://meeting.atu.ac.ir/ch/south1



15:40 - 16:30

15,40–16,30 PANEL 3 (50 min.). Architecture in South-South Connections. Panel Chair: Raffaele Mauriello (Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran). **Architectural Perspectives in Mapping South-South Connections: Planning and Developmentalism in Post-Independence Zambia, Petros Phokaides (University of Cyprus, Cyprus). **Latin American Architects Working on Islamic Countries: A Round Trip, Fernando Luis Martínez Nespral (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina).

Raffaele Mauriello, Petros Phokaides, Fernando Luis Martínez Nespral



16:30 - 17:50

16,30–17,50 PANEL 4 (80 min.). Resisting the Cold War: Indian, Mexican and African Perspectives. Panel Chair: Fernando Camacho Padilla (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain). **Afro-Asianism and the Peace Movement in Early Cold War India, Carolien Stolte (Leiden University, Netherlands). **A Bombay Periodical, Indian Non-Alignment & Afro-Asian Internationalism, Swapna Kona Nayudu (Harvard University Asia Center, USA). **Frontiers of Freedom: Latin America, South Asia and the Comparative Study of the Cultural Cold War Across Regions of the Third World, Daniel Kent Carrasco (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas-CIDE, Mexico).

Fernando Camacho Padilla, Carolien Stolte, Swapna Kona Nayudu, Daniel Kent Carrasco



16:30 - 17:50

16,30–17,50 PANEL 5 (80 min.). The Arts in South-South Connections. Panel Chair: Noemi de Haro García (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain) **A Dominican Artist against Colonization: Silvano Lora and his Activism around the World, Diego Renart González (University of the Basque Country, Spain). **The Visual Culture of the Revolutionary Processes of Latin America in the Islamic Revolution of Iran: From the Street to the Studio, Raffaele Mauriello (Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran). **Diaspora, Blackness, and Globalization: Transnational Dynamics at the First World Festival of Negro Arts (1966), Joseph L. Underwood (Kent State University, USA).

Noemi de Haro García, Diego Renart González, Raffaele Mauriello, Joseph L. Underwood



17:50 - 19:30

17,50–19,30 PANEL 6 (100 min.). Anti-Imperialism, Anti-Colonialism and Global Populism. Panel Chair: Fernando Escribano Martín (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain). **On the global origins of Latin American Populism: the APRA and the Kuo-Min-Tang, Martín Bergel (Center of Intellectual History-University of Quilmes / University of San Martín, Argentina). **To Sever the Limbs of US Imperialism: North Korean Support for Latin American Revolutionaries in the 1960s, Moe Taylor (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Canada). **A Common Struggle Against Imperialism: Argentine Montoneros’ Views on the Iranian Revolution, Eudald Cortina Orero (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain). **Anti-Neo-Colonialism and Anti-Colonialism: South-South Cooperation in El Salvador, Namibia, Nicaragua, and South Africa, Myra Ann Houser (Ouachita Baptist University, USA).

Fernando Escribano Martín, Martín Bergel, Moe Taylor, Eudald Cortina Orero
Room: https://meeting.atu.ac.ir/ch/south1



19:30 - 20:20

19,30–20,20 PANEL 7 (50 min.). The Global South in Theory. Panel Chair: Élodie Brun (Colegio de México, Mexico). **The “Southern Question” as the “Problem of Land”: An Alternative Genealogy of the Global South, Cristina Carnemolla (Duke University, USA). **Gramsci, Fanon and the Global South. Marxism’s Long Way Towards the Construction of a Truly Global Critical Theory: From Baku to La Havana, from the ‘Gang of Four’ Discussions to the John Smith–David Harvey Contemporary Imperialism Debate, Alberto García Molinero (University of Granada, Spain).

Élodie Brun, Cristina Carnemolla, Alberto García Molinero
Room: https://meeting.atu.ac.ir/ch/south1



20:20 - 21:00

20,20–21,00 KEYNOTE SPEECH. Latin American Solidarity with the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party in the 1950s: A Key Example of South-South Solidarity. Keynote speaker: Margaret Power (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA).

Margaret Power
Room: https://meeting.atu.ac.ir/ch/south1




12:00 - 12:30

SECOND DAY, 22 NOVEMBER 2020 (12,30–21,30 h. Iran Standard Time/IRST)



12:30 - 14:10

12,30–14,10 PANEL 8 (100 min.). International Relations and Diplomacy in South-South Connections. Panel Chair: Eugenia Palieraki (Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France). **Kindred Spirits: Indonesia and India in the First Half of the 20th Century, Frank Dhont (National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan). **Pahlavi Iran and Africa: Subtle Diplomacy and Common Interests, Javier Gil Guerrero (Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Spain). **Bilateral Relations Cuba-Iran During the Cold War, Fernando Camacho Padilla (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain). **South-South Cooperation in the Context of Cultural Rights and International Solidarity, Aramesh Shahbazi (Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran).

Eugenia Palieraki, Frank Dhont, Javier Gil Guerrero, Fernando Camacho Padilla, Aramesh Shahbazi
Room: https://meeting.atu.ac.ir/ch/south1



14:10 - 15:00

14,10–15,00 PANEL 9 (50 min.). European Travelers and Capital in the Ottoman Empire and in Persia. Panel Chair: Aramesh Shahbazi (Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran). **Ali Bey el Abbassi: Spanish and French Colonialism in the Early 19th Century, Fernando Escribano Martín (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain). **The Effects of the European Capital in Middle East: The Case of the Ottoman Empire and Persia, Gizem Magemizoglu (Ankara University, Turkey).

Aramesh Shahbazi, Fernando Escribano Martín, Gizem Magemizoglu
Room: https://meeting.atu.ac.ir/ch/south1



15:00 - 16:20

15,00–16,20 PANEL 10 (80 min.). Global South Alliances, Ties and Cooperation. Panel Chair: Fernando Camacho Padilla (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain). **Decolonization, the Formation of Economic Nationalism and the Role of Iran in South-South Ties, Mandana Tishehyar (Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran) & Pantea Mohebi Zanganeh (University of Tehran, Iran). **A “Poor Countries Union”? The G-77 “Third World” Alliance in Economic Negotiations from UNCTAD I to the New International Economic Order, Raphaël Orange-Leroy (CY Cergy Paris Université, France). **An Assessment of the Role of India in South-South Cooperation, Majid Reza Momeni (Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran).

Fernando Camacho Padilla, Mandana Tishehyar, Pantea Mohebi Zanganeh, Raphaël Orange-Leroy, Majid Reza Momeni
Room: https://meeting.atu.ac.ir/ch/south1



16:20 - 17:40

16,20–17,40 PANEL 11 (80 min.). The Decolonization of Africa and Its Repercussions in the Global South. Panel Chair: Fernando Escribano Martín (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain). **New Perspectives on the Namibian Struggle in Cold War Times (1978-1990): The Autobiographies of Lucia Engombe and Stefanie-Lahya Aukongo, Arianna Pasqualini (University of Bologna, Italy). **South African Liberation Movements in Africa’s Hubs of Decolonization in the 1960s, Eric Burton (University of Innsbruck, Austria). **Anticolonial Connections Through the Indian Ocean: The Networks Between Mozambique and Timor-Leste, Camila Tribess (Federal University of Bahia, Brazil) & Daniel De Lucca (UNILAB, Brazil).

Fernando Escribano Martín, Arianna Pasqualini, Eric Burton, Camila Tribess, Daniel De Lucca
Room: https://meeting.atu.ac.ir/ch/south1



17:40 - 19:00

17,40–19,00 PANEL 13 (80 min.). Different Aspects of the Global South: The Gilan Soviet Socialist Republic, Nuestra América, and Students, Sex and Threatened Solidarity. Panel Chair: Eudald Cortina Orero (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain). **The Gilan Soviet Socialist Republic (1920) in Historical Perspective, Raza Naeem (Progressive Writers Association Lahore, Pakistan). **Nuestra América and the Clash of Ideologies: What has been the Legacy of José Martí?, Roxana Claudia Tompea (Diplomatische Akademie Wien, Austria). **Students, Sex and Threatened Solidarity: East African Bodies and Indian Angst, 1955-1970, Timothy Nicholson (Farmingdale State College, USA).

Eudald Cortina Orero, Raza Naeem, Roxana Claudia Tompea, Timothy Nicholson
Room: https://meeting.atu.ac.ir/ch/south2



17:40 - 19:00

17,40–19,00 PANEL 12 (80 min.). Global South Coloniality. Panel Chair: Majid Reza Momeni (Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran). **Colonial Disruptions and Educational Dilemmas of Modern Muslims: An Exploration of the Educational Outlook of University Students in Pakistan, Fatima Waqi Sajjad (University of Management and Technology, Pakistan). **Moving beyond Coloniality: The Decolonial Program of the French Party Les Indigènes de la République, Isabelle Sophie Schoebel (Malmö University, Sweden) & Ane Marie Ørbø Kirkegaard (Malmö University, Sweden). **Pope of the Global South? A Decolonial Reading of the Francis Papacy, Mar Louie Vincent Capul Reyes (University of San Carlos, Philippines).

Majid Reza Momeni, Fatima Waqi Sajjad, Isabelle Sophie Schoebel, Ane Marie Ørbø Kirkegaard, Mar Louie Vincent Capul Reyes
Room: https://meeting.atu.ac.ir/ch/south1



19:00 - 20:40

19,00–20,40 PANEL 14 (100 min.). The Arab World Interactions with the Global South: India, Latin America and Central Asia. Panel Chair: Saeed Shokohi (Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran). ** Indo-Arab Interaction in the Period of Decolonization, Priyamvada Ankush Sawant (University of Mumbai, India). ** Cultural and Political Relations Between Latin America and the Arab World Through Third-World Cinema, Carolina Bracco (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina). ** Beyond the Soviet Union: Artistic Language and Nationalism in Mexico and Egypt from the Interwar Period to the Cold War, Elka Margarita Correa Calleja (Universidad Anahuac Campus Norte, Mexico). ** Arab-Soviet Relations: Cultural Contacts Between Central Asian Republics and the Muslim Ummah, 1960-1980, Ekaterina Vasileva (University of Erfurt, Germany).

Raffaele Mauriello, Priyamvada Ankush Sawant, Carolina Bracco, Elka Margarita Correa Calleja, Ekaterina Vasileva
Room: https://meeting.atu.ac.ir/ch/south1



20:40 - 21:20

20,40–21,20 KEYNOTE SPEECH. Taiwan-Sponsored Anti-Communism and the South-American Dictatorships in the Seventies. Keynote speaker: Ernesto Bohoslavsky (Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento, Argentina).

Ernesto Bohoslavsky
Room: https://meeting.atu.ac.ir/ch/south1



21:20 - 21:30


Raffaele Mauriello, Fernando Camacho Padilla
Room: https://meeting.atu.ac.ir/ch/south1