Central Concepts of the Conference

Proposals for communications related to any of the following areas will be accepted in Spanish or in English.

Philosophical Focus

Coordinators: Antonio Antón, Thought Division of the FIM; Manuel Aragües, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Zaragoza; Francisco José Martínez, Professor of Philosophy at the UNED; José Sarrión, Professor of Philosophy at the Pontifical University of Salamanca.

Political Economy Focus

Coordinators: Xabier Arrizabalo, Professor of Economics at the UCM; Jorge Fonseca, Professor of Economics at the UCM; Javier Murillo, Professor of Economics at the UCM; Juan Manuel Ramírez, Professor of Economics at the UCM; Mario del Rosal, Professor of Economics at the UCM.

Historical Focus

Coordinators: Francisco Erice, Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Oviedo and Julián Sanz, Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Valencia.

Production of Space Focus

City, Territory, and Power. Coordinators: Teresa Arenillas, architect and Head of the Urbanism Division of the FIM.

Communication and Culture Focus

Coordinators: Francisco Sierra, Professor of Communication Sciences at the US, and Javier Moreno, Professor of Communication Sciences at the UC3M.

Literature and Marxism Focus

Coordinators: David Becerra, Professor of Literature at the Catholic Univercity of Louvain (UCL) and Constantino Bértolo, Editor.

Marxism and Feminism Focus

Coordinators: Ana Jorge, Professor of Communication Sciences at the University of Málaga.

Science and Technology Focus

Coordinators: Emilio Criado, Researcher at the CSIC; Carmen Olalla Domínguez Godinez, Professor at the faculty of Optics and Optometry at the UCM; Alicia Durán, Researcher at the CSIC and member of the Dean´s Council of the CSIC.

State, Politics, and Society Focus

Coorinators: Fernando Harto de Vera, Professor of Political Science at the UCM; Cesar Rendueles, Professor of Sociology at the UCM; María Eugenia Rogríguez Palop, Professor of Political Philosophy at the IC3M.

Marx and Sociology Focus

Coordinators: Jaime Aja, Professor of Sociology at the University of Córdoba; Pablo López Calle, Professor of Sociology at the UCM; Begoña Marugán, Professor of Sociology at the UC3M.

Marx and Psychology Focus

Coordination: Ignacio Castien, Professor of Phychology at the UCM; Ana Lledó, Professor of Psychology at the University of Miguel Hernández; Patricia García, Professor of Psychology at the University of Málaga; Macarena Vallejo, Professor of Psychology at the Uinversity of Málaga.

Marx and Education Focus

Coordination: Rocío Anguita, Professor of Education at the University of Valladolid; Enrique Javier Díez Gutiérrez, Professor of Education at the University of León y Loles Dolz, Professor of Education.

Marx and Imperialism and Geopolitics Focus

Coordination: Heriberto Cairo, Professor of Political Science and Sociology at the UCM; María Lois, Professor of Political Science and Sociology at the UCM; Jaime Pastor, Professor of Political Science at the UNED; Eduardo Sánchez, Professor of Political Science and Sociology at the UCM.

Marx and Latin America Focus

Coordination: Marcos Roitman, Professor of Sociology at the UCM.

Marx and Ecology Focus

Coordination: Carmen Madorrán, Professor of Philosophy at the Autonomous University of Madrid.

Marx and Human Rights

Coordination: Rafael Escudero, Professor of Philosophy of law a the Carlos III University of Madrid.

In shorty, every focus group will make public an abstract or summary, an illustrative consideration of the topics that will serve to present the proposed communications.