Strategies of Audiovisual Communication in Loops: or How to Use the Persuasive Force of Our Enemy in Our Own Advantage

On Wednesday, October 28, 2009 I am invited to the Meeting on Analysis of Audiovisual Texts of the Communications School of the University Rey Juan Carlos of Madrid, with a lecture whose title is “Estrategias de comunicación audiovisual en bucle: o cómo usar la fuerza persuasiva de nuestro enemigo en nuestro propio beneficio”.

Multiculturalism in Spain To-day and the Legacy of Al-Andalus

Between August 16 and 18, 2009 I participate at the First International Conference on Al-Andalus Studies, organizaed by the Department of History (Faculty of Arts) of the University of Khartoum and the Spanish Bureau for International Cooperation and Development (AECID). The conference takes place at the Sharjah Hall of Khartoum, Sudan. My lecture is “Multiculturalism […]

Wittgenstein against Wittgenstein: On a Certain Pragmatism in his Philosophy (in Spite of Himself)

On February 4, 2009 I participate at the 4th International Conference of the Academic Society of Philosophy «Thinking about the Future», organized in Madrid by the School of Philosophy of the Complutense University of Madrid and the Academic Society of Philosophy, with the paper “Wittgenstein against Wittgenstein: On a Certain Pragmatism in his Philosophy (in […]

How to Understand Baudrillard (Better) with the Help of the MTV Music Video Awards

On January 29, 2009 I participate at the Meeting on Arst, Literature and Contingence. Thinking about Education in a New Way, organized by the Seminar on Contemporary Society and Culture (Semsocu) of the European University Miguel de Cervantes and the Higher Institute of Philosophy at Valladolid, and celebrated in Valladolid. The title of my lecture […]

Why is It Necessary to Tolerate the Various Religions if We Want to Have a Genuinely Liberal Ethic

On Saturday, October 18, 2008, I participate at the 8th Congress of the Spanish Society for the History of Religions, “Lex Sacra: religion and law throughout History”, organized by the University of Valladolid and the Spanish Society of Sciences of Religions and held in Valladolid, with a communication entitled “Why is it necessary to tolerate […]