Lecture: The Other Christians of the Late Medieval Mediterranean: Ethiopian Settlement and Exchange with Latin Europe, c. 1200-1550, 1st October 5:00pm (EST)

The Marco Institute of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (University of Tennessee, Knoxville) invites you to virtually attend the 17th annual Riggsby Lecture on Thursday, October 1 at 5:00pm EST. Samantha Kelly of Rutgers University will present, The Other Christians of the Late Medieval Mediterranean: Ethiopian Settlement and Exchange with Latin Europe, c. 1200-1550. Ethiopian ChristianContinue reading “Lecture: The Other Christians of the Late Medieval Mediterranean: Ethiopian Settlement and Exchange with Latin Europe, c. 1200-1550, 1st October 5:00pm (EST)”

Online Lecture: ‘The Impostor Sea: Fraud in the Medieval Mediterranean’ by Dr. Hussein Fancy, 29 September 2020, 5:30pm (EST)

The Center for Medieval Studies at Fordham University, New York City, sponsors many events throughout the year to encourage increased interest, knowledge, and study of the Middle Ages. In light of covid-19, their Fall 2020 lecture series is now virtual. Join the Center for its first virtual lecture of the semester on Tuesday, September 29Continue reading “Online Lecture: ‘The Impostor Sea: Fraud in the Medieval Mediterranean’ by Dr. Hussein Fancy, 29 September 2020, 5:30pm (EST)”

CFP: Materiality and Conversion

Materiality and Conversion: The Role of Material and Visual Cultures in the Christianization of the Latin West November 30 – December 1, 2020 The Center for Early Medieval Studies at Masaryk University invites you to submit to their call for papers on material and visual culture in the early medieval Mediterranean. Please submit your proposalsContinue reading “CFP: Materiality and Conversion”

CFP: Conquest and Construction: Architecture and Landscapes in the Medieval Mediterranean, Architecture Space and Society Research Centre, Birkbeck (University of London), March 1, 2019

CFP deadline: Monday 3 December 2018 Much recent scholarship on the medieval Mediterranean focuses on shifting borders and cultural identities. Conquest is one of the causes of such shifts. This one-day symposium will examine how the consequences of conquests were manifested in conquered cities and landscapes, asking how conquerors responded to their new environments and how conqueredContinue reading “CFP: Conquest and Construction: Architecture and Landscapes in the Medieval Mediterranean, Architecture Space and Society Research Centre, Birkbeck (University of London), March 1, 2019”

Conference: Mobility and Conflict in the Mediterranean, UNED, Madrid, 26 October 2018

Mobility and conflict in the Mediterranean: sociability networks and artistic creation in the Late Medieval and Early Modern periodsUNED, Madrid 26 de octubre de 2018. 9.30. PresentaciónSESIÓN 1: Alteridades móviles: La visión del otro en la literatura y el arteModera: Juan Carlos Ruiz Souza (UCM)10:00-10:20: Representando al otro: tejidos y vestidos en los espacios deContinue reading “Conference: Mobility and Conflict in the Mediterranean, UNED, Madrid, 26 October 2018”

CFP: 3 Sessions at ICMS, Kalamazoo 2019 (Deadline 15 September 2018)

The Restoration of the 14th-century Painted Ceiling of the Sala Magna in Palazzo Chiaromonte-Steri in Palermo, 3 linked sessions Organizers: Licia Buttà (Universitat Rovira I Virgili, Tarragona) Costanza Conti (Università di Palermo) and Antonio Sorce (Università di Palermo) Sponsored by the Italian Art Society The restoration of the 14th-century wooden ceiling of the Sala Magna inContinue reading “CFP: 3 Sessions at ICMS, Kalamazoo 2019 (Deadline 15 September 2018)”

CFP: “A Global Trecento: Objects, Artist, and Ideas Across Europe, the Mediterranean, and Beyond,” IMC Leeds, 2019 (Deadline 15 September 2018)

Looking at the Trecento through the lens of current global paradigms and concerns in historical and art historical studies might seem hazardous, or even paradoxical and provocative at best. Very few other labels have the power to evoke both the glories, achievements and limitations of traditional ‘Western’, and namely Eurocentric, art history. As a matterContinue reading “CFP: “A Global Trecento: Objects, Artist, and Ideas Across Europe, the Mediterranean, and Beyond,” IMC Leeds, 2019 (Deadline 15 September 2018)”

Resources: Studying and Teaching The Mediterranean

The new website Studying and Teaching the Mediterranean is dedicated to things Mediterranean during the better part of the region’s history, the pre-modern period: roughly from the beginning of recorded history in Antiquity to the advent of modernity in the age of the Enlightenment.

CFP: Windows into the Medieval Mediterranean

Call for Chapters               Windows into the Medieval Mediterranean Despite the excellent work done in the fields of Mediterranean history and studies, the Medieval period remains an area of less attention. Contributors are sought for an edited collection, under contract with publishers Taylor and Francis, that illuminates the many worlds of the Medieval Mediterranean, from 470Continue reading “CFP: Windows into the Medieval Mediterranean”

CFP: Imago & Mirabilia (Barcelona, 18-20 Oct 2018)

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)”