Scientific Director

Dr. Karim Gherab

Dr. Karim Gherab Martín
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Spain)

Karim Gherab Martín is a professor at the Faculty of Humanities of the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. He holds a degree in Theoretical Physics and a PhD in Philosophy of Science and Technology. He has been a visiting professor at prestigious universities such as Harvard University (2008-2009), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2010) and Paris-Diderot University in Paris (2013). He has been an associate professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and at the Universidad del País Vasco, researcher at the CSIC (2011-2013), and has done consultancy work for Indra, Telefonica, Atos-Origin and Accenture. In 2005 he received the Everis Foundation Essay Prize for El templo del saber: Hacia la Biblioteca digital universal (2006, Ed. Deusto).

2020 Conference

Dr. Niki Tsironis

Scientific Director

Prof. Niki Tsironis, PhD. – National Hellenic Research Foundation (Greece)

Dr. Niki Tsironis is a Byzantinist working at the Institute of Historical Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens Greece. She is also an Associate in Byzantine Studies at the Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University, Washington D.C. and an Adjunct Professor of Byzantine Studies at the Stavros Niarchos Center for Hellenic Studies, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Canada. She has studied at King’s College London supervised by Dame Averil Cameron and she has worked for Onassis Foundation, the Hellenic Ministry of Culture, the Eleni Nakou, and the Laskarides Foundation. She is President of the Cultural Society AINOS with which she organizes international research and cultural projects and trips in the US, Europe, and Greece. Her research interests focus on Byzantine narrative and performance, the relationship between word and image, the ritual lament in Greek tradition and the history of book in the Christian era.

Dr. Delia Manzanero

Scientific Subdirector

Prof. Delia Manzanero, PhD. – Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Spain)

Delia Manzanero is Professor of Philosophy at the Rey Juan Carlos University. She has an international academic background with research stays at Oxford University, New York University, Birmingham Law School, U. Javeriana of Bogotá and UNAM of Mexico. She obtained his cum laude Doctorate with International Mention at the UAM. She studied the Bachelor of Philosophy at UAM and has completed three Masters in Philosophy of History: Democracy and World Order, Master in Spanish and Latin American Thought and Master in Theory and Criticism of Culture, in addition to a Philosophy of Law Course in New York University Her scientific-academic production is fundamentally oriented to the Philosophy of Law, Ethics, Education and the History of political ideas. Currently, Manzanero is the President of the Bajo Word Association (AFBP), Secretary of the Association of Philosophical Hispanism and Director of Bajo Palabra. Revista de Filosofía.

Scientific Committee

Stéphanie Smadja

University Paris Diderot, Paris, France.

Avkash Daulatrao Jadhav

University of Mumbai, India

Delia Manzanero

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain.