Conference Registration: Saturday 8-9 am

Faculty of Management and Accounting (FMA), Main Conference Hall Entrance

Conference Venue: Allameh Tabataba'i University, Dehkade-ye Olampik, West Hemmat Highway

 

Opening Plenary Session

Time:

Saturday 9-10:30

Venue:

FMA main conference hall

  • Welcome Speech by Dr. Ali Akbar Tajmazinani, Dean of Social Sciences Faculty and Chair of the Conference
  • Keynote Speech by Prof. Hossein Salimi, President of Allameh Tabataba'i University
  • Keynote Speech by Prof. Ali Rabiei, Minister of Cooperatives, Labor & Social Welfare

 

 **** Coffee Break: 10:30 to 11:00 ****

Session 1: Welfare Systems in Muslim Societies

Time:

Saturday 11-12:45

 

Venue:

FMA main conference hall

 

Chair:

Dr. Markus Loewe, German Development Institute

 

1047-SPIW, Rethinking the Turkish Welfare Regime in the 21st Century, Mehmet Aysan, Associate Professor, Istanbul Sehir University

1005-SPIW, Evidence Based Social Welfare Policymaking in Pakistan, Sarfraz Khawaja, Professor, National School of Public Policy, Ayesha Akbar, Lahore National School of Public Policy

1133-SPIW, Social policy in Islamic Iran (emphasizing the social justice), Reza Safary Shali, Assistant Professor, Kharazmi University

1001-SPIW, The three worlds of welfare capitalism: a lesson from Algeria, Walid Merouani, CREAD-ALGER et CREM-CNRS

1189-SPIW, Social Welfare Discourses of Post Revolution Administration in Iran, Roozbeh Kardooni, Ph.D., Head of Information Center, Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor & Social Welfare

 

Session 2: “Doing good” (khayriyye practices) in the contemporary Islamic world

Time:

Saturday 11-12:45

 

Venue:

FMA seminar room

 

Chair:

Dr. Sahar Saeidnia, EHESS Paris

1185-SPIW, doing good and taking care: Challenges of social protection in the Islamic world (towards an analytical framework), Blandine Destremau, Professor, CNRS Iris/EHESS, France

1034-SPIW, mobilizing for social development: Trajectories of Tunisia’s evolving Islamic charitable sector after 2011, Ester Sigillo, Scuola Normale Superiore

1032-SPIW, Assessing the social assistance program in the frame of hospitality towards Syrian refugees in Lebanon: Ethnography of a two-tier system between international agencies plan and grassroots Islamic charities, LEILA DRIF, EHESS/IRIS,

1091-SPIW, To Strengthen the Organizations of the Philanthropies in Indonesia, Muhamad Supraja, Associate Professor, Gadjah Mada University

1051-SPIW, The Emergence of Humanitarian Islamic Organizations in France: An Empowering and Competitive Driver of New Muslim Spokespeople?, Lucas Faure, Ph.D. Candidate, Instituts d'études Politiques

 

**** Lunch and Prayer Time: 12:45 to 14:00 ****


 

Session 3: Role of the Third Sector in Social Policy

Time:

Saturday 14-15:45

Venue:

FMA main conference hall

Chair:

Prof. Khalida Ghous, Managing Director of Social Policy and Development Centre

1061-SPIW, State Agencies and Islamic Agencies in Welfare Provision in Indonesia, M Falikul Isbah, Assistant Professor, Universitas Gadjah Mada

1104-SPIW, Negotiating the Role of Pesantren in Social Policy: The Engagement of Pesantren as Religious Community-based Institution in Social Policy Practice in Indonesia, Muhammad Haq, Instructor, The State Islamic University of Sunan Kalijaga

1166-SPIW, The State Social Policy and Legitimacy of NGOs: A case study of inernational NGOs operating in the Sudan, Saif Ali Musa, Associate Professor, Sultan Qaboos University

1023-SPIW, The Pattern of Relationship between State and NGOs in Women and Family Policy-Making in Iran, Karam Habibpour Gatabi, Assistant Professor, Kharazmi University

1183-SPIW, the role of non-state support in providing healthcare for urban refugees. A case study for Ankara, Wanda Spahl, Ph.D. Candidate, Vienna University of Economics and Business

 

Session 4: Family, Gender and Social Policy

Time:

Saturday 14-15:45

 

 

Venue:

FMA seminar room

 

Chair:

Soosan Bastani, Professor, Al-Zahra University

1037-SPIW, Exploring the role of faith in influencing what ‘justice’ means for victims/survivors of gender-based violence and for those working to support them within the United Kingdom context, Nadia Aghtaie, Associate Professor, University of Bristol, Natasha Mulvihill, Associate Professor, University of Bristol, Hilary Abraham, Associate Professor, University of Bristol

1058-SPIW, Welfare Policy and Single Motherhood in Iran and Denmark: A Cross-National Analysis of Discourse and Practice, Hamideh Addelyan Rasi, Assistant Professor Ph.D., Allameh Tabatabae’i University, Jørgen Elm Larsen, Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen

1094-SPIW, Reviewing the welfare family policies of Iran, Marzieh Takaffoli, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Social Welfare and Rehabiiltation Science, Malihe Arshi, Assistant Professor, University of Social Welfare and Rehabiiltation Science , Maryam Sharifian Sani, Associate Professor, University of Social Welfare and Rehabiiltation Science

1115-SPIW, Policies towards Eradication of Women’s Poverty: The Case of Eastern part of Turkey, Omer CAHA, Professor, Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University

 

 

**** Coffee Break: 15:45 to 16:15 ****

 

Session 5: Islamic Teachings and Social Policy

Time:

Saturday 16:15-18

 

Venue:

FMA main conference hall

 

Chair:

Prof. Mohammad Hossein Panahi, Allameh Tabataba’i University

1108-SPIW, The role of Zakat in the provision of social protection: a comparison between Jordan, Palestine and Sudan, Anna Carolina Maciel da Silva, M.Sc., International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth(IPCIG), Charlotte Bilo, M.Sc., (IPCIG), Imane Helmy, Ph.D. Candidate (IPCIG)

1184-SPIW, Zakat As A Resource Complement To Cash Transfers To Face Poverty Alleviation In Algeria, Zine Barka, Professor, University Of Tlemcen, Fatima-Zohra KIARI, Assistant Professor, Université de Mascara

1088-SPIW, The Idea of Right in the View of Imam Ali and John Rawls, Said Vesali, Associate Professor, Allameh Tabataba’i University

1163-SPIW, Sociological study of social ideal discourse of contemporary religious intellectuals (Shariati, soroush), Azam Mirzayi, M.Sc. Student at Alzahra University, Yaghob Mousavi, Associate Professor, Alzahra University

 

 

Session 6: Economic Policy, Employment and Social Welfare

Time:

Saturday 16:15-18

 

Venue:

FMA seminar room

 

Chair:

Prof. Ali Saeidi, University of Tehran

1134-SPIW, SDGs and the Real Economy: An Inquiry into the Role of Islamic Economics and Finance, Amin Mohseni-cheraghlou, Associate Professor, University of Tehran

1120-SPIW, Effects of Microfinance programs on Female Empowerment and Poverty Reduction: A Case Study for Turkey, Zehra Vildan Serin, Professor, Hasan Kalyoncu University

1003-SPIW, Retesting Alexander Gerschenkron: Does Strong Government Contribute to The Economic Development of Islamic Developing Countries? Jiade Xiao, University of Denver

1096-SPIW, Public Employment as a Social Welfare Policy: Job Creation in the Public Sector and Youth Exclusion in Egypt, Yusuke Kawamura, Ph.D., Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

1126-SPIW, An evaluation of university graduates’ internship employment plan in Iran, Amirhossein saadat, M.Sc. Student, Allameh Tabataba’i University

1069-SPIW, The Role of Waqf in Iranian Social Policy: The Challenges of Faith-Based Welfare Organization, Ali Saeidi, Associate Professor, University of Tehran

 

Session 7: Migration, Muslim Diaspora and Social Policy

Time:

Sunday 9-10:45

 

Venue:

FMA main conference hall

Chair:

Dr. Nahal Nafisi, Allameh Tabataba’i University

1020-SPIW, Making room in transformative social policy for an unwanted diaspora in times and spaces of peace, JOSE AZOH BARRY, Ph.D., GENERAL ESCOBEDO INVESTIGACIÓN

1076-SPIW, Creating Shia Spaces in the Diaspora: Transnational Twelver Shia Networks and their Social Impact on Islam in Britain, Oliver Scharbrodt, Professor, University of Birmingham

1101-SPIW, Islam in Mexico’s indigenous communities: the appeal of social welfare and community issues as conversion detonators in the state of Chiapas, Marcela Alvarez Perez, Professor, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla

 

 

Session 8: Social Protection and Social Assistance

Time:

Sunday 9-10:45

 

Venue:

FMA seminar room

 

Chair:

Prof. Hossein Raghfar, Al-Zahra University

1077-SPIW, Social protection in the Arab world: A political rather than social or economic instrument, Markus Loewe, German Development Institute

1178-SPIW, Approaches to social integration of people with intellectual and mental disabilities in religious Muslim and non-Muslim countries: case of Germany and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Dragana Stoeckel, Assistant Professor, University of Belgrade, Marina Pantelic, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Belgrade

1074-SPIW, The Rise of Retirement in Iran; A Movement from the Margin to the Center of Social Policy?, Mehran Haji Mohammadian

 

 

 

**** Coffee Break: 10:45 to 11:15 ****

 


Session 9: Social Policy, Crime and Extremism

Time:

Sunday 11:15-13

Venue:

FMA main conference hall

Chair:

Prof. Oliver Scharbrodt, , University of Birmingham

1156-SPIW, Nexus between Social Policy Failure and the Rise of Extremism in Pakistan, Khalida Ghaus, Professor, Managing Director of Social Policy and Development Centre (SPDC, Pakistan)

1111-SPIW, Institutional Power and Crime Policy in Iran, Masood AlamiNeisi,  Assistant Professor, Member of Board, Allameh Tabataba'I University

1110-SPIW, Extremism in Pakistani Youth; a Social Policy Failure!, Syed Zohaib Abbas Rizvi, Ph.D. Candidate, International Relations, University of the Punjab, Sobia Jamil, Ph.D. Candidate, UNISZA

1190-SPIW, Policy making in the field of Social Problems in Iran; Some methodological reflections. Mahboobi, Reza, Ph.D., Deputy for Social Problems-Social Affairs Organization.

Session 10: Urban/ Social Planning and Social Welfare

Time:

Sunday 11:15-13

 

Venue:

FMA seminar room

 

Chair:

Prof. Pooya Alaedini, University of Tehran

1093-SPIW, The Role and Situation of Social Policy in Transportation Planning and Management, Ali Khaksari, Professor, Allameh Tabataba’i University

1147-SPIW, Age friendly cities in regional social policy making (A case study of Guilan province), Mona Asalemnejad, Assistant Professor, Research institute of Guilan Studies, University of Guilan, Morteza Masroor, Professor, Faculty member of University of Sistan and Baluchestan

1141-SPIW, A comparative study of tourism industry policy in Malaysia, Turkey, and Tunisia by providing a suitable strategy for Iran, Hadi Arpanahi,  M.Sc. Student, Amin Asadi Sisakht, M.Sc. Student at Allameh Tabataba'i University, Gholamreza Latifi, Assistant Professor, Allameh Tabataba’i University

1191-SPIW, The Social Organization of the City and Urban Social Welfare, Mirzaie, Hojjatollah, Ph.D., Deputy for Planning and Urban Development, Tehran Municipality.

 

**** Lunch and Prayer Time: 13:00 to 14:00 ****

 

Session 11: Children and Youth Social Policy

Time:

Sunday 14-15:45

 

Venue:

FMA main conference hall

 

Chair:

Prof. Saeed Zokaie, Allameh Tabataba’i University

1180-SPIW, Child-sensitive Non-contributory Social Protection in the MENA Region, Charlotte Bilo, M.Sc. Student at the  International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, Anna Carolina Maciel da Silva, M.Sc. Student at IPCIG

1041-SPIW, Millennials Of Tehran: Social Policies, Identities, Perspectives, Rassa Ghaffari, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Milano Bicocca

1008-SPIW, Youth cultures in the Middle East: responses to violence and Islamophobia from the transnational public sphere, MOISES GARDUNO, Professor,NATIONAL AUTONOMOUS UNIVERSITY OF MEXICO

1063-SPIW, Child security policy in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan against the background of the international legal commitments of the State, Klaudia Cenda-Miedzińska, Associate Professor, Institute of Security and Civil Education at the Pedagogical University of Cracow

 

Session 12: Population and Ageing Policy

Time:

Sunday 14-15:45

 

Venue:

FMA seminar room

Chair:

Prof. Ezzatollah Sam Aram, Allameh Tabataba’i University

1122-SPIW, Meta-analysis of Studies on Social Welfare of the Elderly in the Past Three Decades: Weakness of Studies on Social Policy, Shiva Paravai, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Tehran

1148-SPIW, Global Age Watch Index as an Assessment Tool of Policy-makings for the elderly: Lessons from Iran, Asghar Zaidi, Professor, University of Southampton, Majid Koosheshi, Assistant Professor, Tehran University

1149-SPIW, A Comparative Study on Demographic Policies in Muslim countries, Mahmoud Moshfegh, Assistant Professor, Allameh Tabataba’i University, Abbas Fakhari Zavareh, Allameh Tabataba’i University, Mehdi                Khalili, Allameh Tabataba’i University

1172-SPIW, The Need for a Community Center for the Elderly for Widows Living by Themselves in a Shiraz Area, Mary Hegland, Professor, Santa Clara University

 

 

**** Coffee Break: 15:45 to 16:15 ****

 Closing Plenary Session

Time:

Sunday 16:15-18

Venue:

FMA main conference hall

  • Conference report by Dr. Ali Akbar Tajmazinani, Dean of Social Sciences Faculty and Chair of the Conference
  • Keynote Speech by Dr. Rana Jawad, Senior Lecturer in social policy and Coordinator of MENA Social Policy Network, Bath University, United Kingdom
  • Cultural Program

More information: http://spiw.atu.ac.ir