Call for papers: Mediterranean Visions/ Mediterranean Frame

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”

Call for Participants: Roots and Routes III – Sociability and Material/Digital Mediterranean (26 May – 3 June 2014, Toronto)

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)”

Call for Papers: Culture, Power and Identity in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean

The Mediterranean Seminar is seeking proposals for panels on “Culture, Power and Identity in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean,” organized by Brian Catlos [Religious Studies CU Boulder/Humanities UC Santa Cruz] and Sergio La Porta (Armenian Studies, CSU Fresno)  to be submitted for consideration for the annual meeting of the American Historical Association to be held January 2-5, 2015 in New York City. MediterraneanContinue reading “Call for Papers: Culture, Power and Identity in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean”

Call for Papers: Muslim Subjects and Clients in the Pre-Modern Christian Mediterranean

The Mediterranean Seminar is seeking proposal for two proposed panels, on “Muslim Subjects and Clients in the Pre-Modern Christian Mediterranean,” organized by Abigail Balbale [Bard Graduate Center/University of Massachusetts Boston] and Brian Catlos [Religious Studies, CU Boulder/Humanities, UC Santa Cruz] to be submitted for consideration for the Middle East Association Studies Annual Conference, (November 22-25, 2014 – Washington,Continue reading “Call for Papers: Muslim Subjects and Clients in the Pre-Modern Christian Mediterranean”

Deadline Extended: Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean

Call For Papers: Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean The Mediterranean Seminar/UCMRP seeks proposals for papers for a panel on Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean to be proposed for the 45th Annual Meeting of the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, that will take place 26-29 June 2014 at the University of Modena e ReggioContinue reading “Deadline Extended: Medieval Iberia and the Mediterranean”

Funding: Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships ‘Connecting Art Histories in the Museum’ (Berlin 2014)

Funding: Fellowships within the program ‘Connecting Art Histories in the Museum’ (Berlin) Berlin, Germany Application deadline: Jan 15, 2014 Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max Planck Institut Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz CONNECTING ART HISTORIES IN THE MUSEUM. THE MEDITERRANEAN, ASIA AND EUROPE Call for Applications DOCTORAL AND POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS FOR THE YEAR 2014Continue reading “Funding: Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships ‘Connecting Art Histories in the Museum’ (Berlin 2014)”

Job: Assistant Professor ‘Visual and Material Culture of the Mediterranean (Auburn University)

Job: Full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor Department of Art, The College of Liberal Arts, Auburn University Review of applications will begin February 12, 2014 The Department of Art in The College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University is seeking candidates for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor with a primary research specialty in the visual andContinue reading “Job: Assistant Professor ‘Visual and Material Culture of the Mediterranean (Auburn University)”

Call for Papers: Cartography between Europe and the Islamic World 1100 – 1600 (London 2014)

Call for Papers Cartography between Europe and the Islamic World 1100 – 1600 London, Queen Mary, University of London, September 8-9, 2014 Deadline: 21 February 2014 The Leverhulme Network ‘Cartography between Europe and the Islamic World’ aims to promote comparative, cross-disciplinary scholarship on Islamic and European cartography by bringing together experts in these two fields forContinue reading “Call for Papers: Cartography between Europe and the Islamic World 1100 – 1600 (London 2014)”

Publication News: New Issue of Al Masaq

Publication News: New Issue of Al Masaq. Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean The latest issue of Al Masaq is now available online, including articles by Ermioni Karachaliou on the Island of Aegina, Florin Curta on markets in Tenth-Century al-Andalus, Ulisse Cecini on Mark of Toledo’s Latin Quran translation, and Ana Echevarria on Islamic confraternities and funerary practices. Also reviewed in the journalContinue reading “Publication News: New Issue of Al Masaq”

Call For Papers: Medworlds 6 “Symbols and Models of the Mediterranean”, Cosenza

Call For Papers: Medworlds 6 “Symbols and Models of the Mediterranean” University of Calabria, Department of Humanities, September 9-11, 2014 Deadline: 1 March 2014 The Mediterranean Sea is a milieu in which it is possible to observe, through an interdisciplinary lens, the undertaking of elements defining an idea which conflicts with its immediate sensitive aspect; anContinue reading “Call For Papers: Medworlds 6 “Symbols and Models of the Mediterranean”, Cosenza”