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.
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)”
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 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”