Monday 23 May

09:30-12:30

RegisAula Magna/Faculty of Philology

09:30-10:30

17:00-18:00

Inauguration of Nineveh Academic Chair Congress | Aula Magna/Faculty of Philology

Ricardo Rivero Chancellor of the University Efrem Yildiz, Vice-Chancellor of the University Manuel González, Dean of the Faculty of Philology

Inaugural conference: Efrem Yildiz | Aula Magna/Faculty of Philology
The Innovation Process of the Modern Assyrian Aramaic Language.

10:30-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-12:00

Conference: Moderator: Efrem Yildiz | Aula Magna/Faculty of Philology

Geoffrey Khan , University of Cambridge

The Modern Assyrian Aramaic Dialects and the urgent need to document them.

12:00-13:30

Conference | Moderator: Shabo Talay | Aula Magna/Faculty of Philology

Samir Khoshaba , Linnaeus University. Examples of New Assyrian words coined in the field of Mechanical Engineering , Edmun Gabriel , The Coining new Assyrian words.

13:30-15:00

Lunch

16:00-17:00

17:00-18:00

Conference | Moderator: Efrem Yildiz | Aula Magna/Faculty of Philology

Michael Abdalla , University of Poznan, Assyrian writers and their works on the list of Me)

NAC Round Table on Assyrian Language | Moderator: Efrem Yildiz | Aula Magna/Faculty of Philology

Shabo Talay, Michael Abdalla, Nicholas Al-Jeloo, Robin Bet Shmuel,

Samir Khoshaba

18:15-19:45

City Walk

20:00-21:30

Spanish Wine Welcome Dinner | Sala de Pinturas (Colegio Fonseca)

Tuesday 24 May

09:30-12:30

Regis| Aula Magna/Faculty of Philology

09:30-10:30

HISTORY Panel | Assyrian late history. Conference . Moderator: Efrem Yildiz. Aula Magna Faculty of Philology

Robin Bet Shmuel, University of Erbil , Syriac Heritage and Identity.

10:30-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-12:00

12:00-13:00

Conference | Moderator: Efrem Yildiz | Aula Magna/Faculty of Philology

Aryo Makko, Stockholm University. Exodus, Revival, Oblivion: A Global History of the Assyrian Diaspora.

Conference | Moderator: Alda Benyamen | Aula Magna/Faculty of Philology

Nicholas Al-Jeloo , Kadir Has Istambul University. Assyrian Heritage Preservation Sin Turkey

13:30-15:00

Lunch | Sala de Pinturas (Colegio Fonseca)

16:00-17:00

17:00-18:00

Conference: Assyrian Modern History. Moderator: Efrem Yildiz |

Aula Magna/Faculty of Philology

Shabo Talay, Freie Universität Berlin. The expulsion of the Khabur Assyrians by IS in 2015

Conference: Assyrian Modern History. Moderator: Efrem Yildiz |

Aula Magna/Faculty of Philology

Sargon Donabed, Roger Williams University. Assyrian Modern History

18:00-18:30

Coffee break | Hospedería

 

18:30-19:30

Round Table and Communications upon Assyrian Modern History Moderator: Efrem Yildiz | Aula Magna/Faculty of Philology

Shabo Talay, Aryo Makko, Sargon Donabed, Alda Benyamen, Anahita Khosroeva.

20:00

Dinner

 

Wednesday 25 May

9:30-10:30

CULTURE and LITERARY Panel Assyrians in Diaspora and in Assyria. | Conference: Moderator: Efrem Yildiz | Aula Magna/Faculty of Philology

Alda Benyamen, Berkely University. Assyrians in Modern Iraq: Negotiating Political and Cultural Space

10:30-11:00

Conference: Moderator: Alda Benyamen | Aula Magna/Faculty of Philology

Anahit Khosroeva , University of Yerevan. Crime Against Humanity and Civilization: The Ottoman Genocide of the Assyrians.

11:00-11:30

Coffee break

11:30-12:30

12:30-13:30

Conference: Moderator: Samir Khoshaba | Aula Magna/Faculty of Philology

Eve Georges Sada, University of Oklahoma. The Assyrian Liturgical Music

Round Table and Communications | Moderator Efrem Yildiz | Aula Magna/Faculty of Philology

Aryo Makko, Alda Benyamen, Eve Georges Sada, Anahit Khosroeva

13:30-15:30

Lunch

16:00-17:00

Visit of the ancient library

17:00-18:30

NAC General Assembly: Present and Future of NAC Projects and constitution of the Assyrian Academic Council

Closing of the International Congress

NAC Gala Dinner

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