Life in the central and late Middle Ages was characterised by high levels of mobility and migration. Shifts in political, economic, cultural and religious life encouraged and sometimes forced individuals and groups to move ‘abroad’ permanently or temporarily, to places nearby or further afield.
The expansion of the Normans in medieval Europe and beyond is proving to be a wide and very rewarding field for research into the complex phenomenon of transcultural exchange processes.
Extended deadline! The Ways of Wonder in the Medieval Mediterranean 18-20 October 2018 | Museu Nacional d’Art de Cataluyna The ways of wonder in the middle Ages were shaped by a variety of places, stories and beliefs with ancient sources reworked by the Christian tradition. Activated by the opening of the Mediterranean, religious, commercial andContinue reading “CFP: Imago & Mirabilia (Barcelona, 18-20 Oct 2018)”
The Dynamics of Mediterranean Artistic Interaction in the Late Medieval and Renaissance PeriodsInternational Conference – Department of Art and Art History, University of Malta Convener: Dr Charlene Vella 13:30 – 14:00Registration 14:00Welcome First session (14:15 – 16:00) — chaired by Keith Sciberras 14:15 – 14:45Mario Buhagiar (University of Malta): The Siculo-Byzantinesque ‘Virgin of St Luke’Continue reading “Conference: Mediterranean Artistic Interaction, University of Malta (9 March 2018), Registration Deadline 7 March 2018”
Proposals are being sought for “Mediterranean Cities in Transition,” a session at the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) Conference to be held in Glasgow, on 7-11 June 2017. Co-chairs: D. Fairchild Juggles, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Department of Landscape Architecture, Champaign, IL 61820 Nikolai Bakirtzis, The Cyprus Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus Mediterranean cities with long histories preserve the physical evidence ofContinue reading “CFP: Mediterranean Cities in Transition (7-11 June 2017: Glasgow)”
Call for Contributions: Critically Mediterranean: Aesthetics, Theory, Hermeneutics, Culture ed. by Yasser Elhariry (Dartmouth College) & Edwige Tamalet Talbayev (Tulane University) Deadline: 15 December 2014 This is a call for contributors for Critically Mediterranean: Aesthetics, Theory, Hermeneutics, Culture, a peer-reviewed edited volume co-edited by Yasser Elhariry (Dartmouth College) & Edwige Tamalet Talbayev (Tulane University). Pointing to theContinue reading “Call for Contributions: Critically Mediterranean: Aesthetics, Theory, Hermeneutics, Culture (Edited Volume)”
Call for Papers: Eighteenth Annual International Congress of the Mediterranean Studies University of Athens, 27-30 May 2015) 1 February 2015 The Eighteenth Annual International Congress of the Mediterranean Studies Association will be held on May 27-30, 2015, at the School of Theology, University of Athens, in Athens, Greece. Proposals are now being solicited for individualContinue reading “CFP: Mediterranean Studies Association (Athens, May 27-30, 2015)”
The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies presents “The Mediterranean City and Its Rulers: A Comparison of Byzantium, Islam, and Western Christendom in the High Middle Ages,” a conference, directed by Teresa Shawcross, Assistant Professor of History, to held on 26–27 April at 216 Aaron Burr Hall. The High Middle Ages were a periodContinue reading “Conference: The Mediterranean City and Its Rulers, Princeton”
On 13-15 June 2014, the Sant’Anna Institute in Sorrento will host two events: a conference “Mediterranean Visions: Journeys, Itineraries and Cultural Migrations/ Visioni Mediterranee: Viaggi, Itinerari e Migrazioni Culturali” and a symposium, “History, Literature and Culture in a Mediterranean Frame.” Paper proposals are being accepted for “Mediterranean Visions” (13 & 14 June), organized by GiovanniContinue reading “Call for papers: Mediterranean Visions/ Mediterranean Frame”
Format: Unlike traditional academic conferences, the Roots & Routes Summer Institute features a combination of informal presentations, seminar-style discussions of shared materials, hands-on workshops on a variety of digital tools, and small-group project development sessions. The institute welcomes participants from a range of disciplines with an interest in engaging with digital scholarship; technical experience isContinue reading “Call for Participants: Roots and Routes III – Sociability and Material/Digital Mediterranean (26 May – 3 June 2014, Toronto)”