To Attend: Ancient Mediterranean Pharmacopeia (UCLA: November 18)
The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies of the University of California Los Angeles presents “The Ancient Mediterranean Pharmacopeia: A Source for Novel Medicines?” f... [read more...]

Call for Articles: Resistance and Change in the Mediterranean (Ethnologia Europaea)
In the European countries bordering the Mediterranean at present we observe not only the manifold effects of austerity policies but also significant political and social changes ... [read more...]

Position: Post-doc in Latin Talmud Studies (Barcelona)
The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona is taking applications for  a three-year post-doctoral fellowship linked to the ERC-project the “Latin Talmud” directed by Prof. A... [read more...]

Apply: Short- and Long-Term Fellowships in Cultural and Intellectual History (Warburg Institute, London)
The Warburg Institute is the premier institute in the world for the study of cultural history and the role of images in culture.  Initially concerned with the survival of cl... [read more...]

Attend: Syriac Summer School (10 July - 6 August; St. John’s University)
Dumbarton Oaks in collaboration with the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library  (HMML) announces a new intensive four-week introduction to Syriac language and paleography in ... [read more...]

New Journal: Archaeology and Text
Announcing the upcoming launch of  Archaeolog... [read more...]

Resource: Open Access Publications of the Maison de l'Orient et de la Méditerranée at Persée
Dès sa création en 1975, la Maison de l’Orient méditerranéen a souhaité avoir son p... [read more...]

Attend: Medical Practice in Ancient Mediterranean Cultures (Berlin: 2-3 November)
Practical Knowledge and Medical Practice in Ancient Mediterranean Cultures, an international conference to be held in Berlin on 2-3 November 2015 is organised by the project A03 ... [read more...]

Job: Viterbi Visiting Professorship in Mediterranean Jewish Studies at UCLA
The UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies invites applications for the Viterbi Visiting Professorship in Mediterranean Jewish Studies during the 2016-17 academic year. ... [read more...]

CFP: Migrations in the Mediterranean (Catania: 22-23 January)
Papers and panels are being sought for “Migrazioni e Mediterraneo: Due linee di ricerca per la Storia moderna” (Incontro di studio rivolto a giovani studiose e studiosi) to b... [read more...]

CFP: The Mediterranean Seminar Winter Workshop (Harvard: 3-5 March)
The Mediterranean Seminar ( ... [read more...]

Job: Medieval Mediterranean (ca. 300-1300) Art History (Pomona College)
Pomona College is accepting applications for a 1-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Medieval  Mediterranean (ca. 300-1300) Art History.
Full-time position... [read more...]

CFP: Cities at Maritime Straits in the Middle East and the Mediterranean (Hamburg & Sønderborg: 17-20 May)
The University of Southern Denmark, the University of Hamburg and the HafenCity University Hamburg invite submissions for the 15th Border Regions in Transition (BRIT) Conference ... [read more...]

Attend: History and Archeology of Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean (Paris: 2015–16)
The Medieval Islam team of UMR 8167 Orient & Méditerranée together with l’UMR 5648 CIHAM is sponsoring a seminar series on the History and Archeology of Islam and the Med... [read more...]

Attend: History and Archaeology of Islam and of the Medieval Mediterranean (Paris: Fall 2015)
Colloquia on “Histoire et archéologie de l’Islam et de la Méditerranée médiévale” is being organized by the Institut de recherche sur Byzance, l’Islam et la Méditer... [read more...]

Apply: Melon International Dissertation Fellowships
The Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) offers nine to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who... [read more...]

CFP: Interfaith Love: Love, Sex and Marriage in the Islamicate World (Leiden: 24-25 June)
From Wednesday 22 until Friday 24 June 2016, the Leiden University Centre for the study of Islam and Society in cooperation with the University of Naples ‘L’Orientale’ and ... [read more...]

Attend: The Italian And Mediterranean Colloquium (Fall 2015: Columbia University)
The fall 2015 program for the Italian And Mediterranean Colloquium organized by the Columbia University Department of Italian is as follows:
• October 8, 2015, 6:00-8:00 ... [read more...]

CFP: Politics of Dress and Identity in Eastern Mediterranean Societies (24-26 March: Amsterdam)
Proposals for papers are being accepted for “The Politics of Dress and Identity in Eastern Mediterranean Societies, Past and Present” an international symposium organized by ... [read more...]

Attend: Re-Mapping the Modern Mediterranean (Bochum: 12-13 October)
The workshop  "Islands, Regions, Empires: Re-Mapping the Modern Mediterranean" will take place on Monday, October 12 2015 at the Centre for Global Cooperation Research (GCR2... [read more...]

Attend: MEH/Med: Middle East History & the Mediterranean (Boulder CO: 20 November)

Submissions: "Civiltà del Mediterraneo"
The editorial staff of "Civiltà del Mediterraneo" periodically selects original contributions in the form of essays and reviews. The texts published are preliminarily appro... [read more...]

Apply: Mediterranean Studies Position at the University of New Hampshire

Apply: Bard Graduate Center Visiting Fellowships, (New York: 2016-17)
Bard Graduate Center invites scholars from university, museum, and independent... [read more...]

Call for Papers: Crusading Masculinities: International Workshop (Zurich: 30 March - 1 April)
Paper proposals are being sought for Crusading Masculinities: International Workshop to be held at the University of Zürich, Switzerland, Wednesday, 30th March – 1st April 20... [read more...]

Take Action: Council of American Overseas Research Centers
!! CALL TO ACTION !! From the Council of American Overseas Research Centers:
Help the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) to
secure U.S. funding for the A... [read more...]

Attend: World History of Slavery: The Medieval Period, 500-1420 (Hull UK: 25-26 Sept)
The International Conference for Volume II of the series The Cambridge World History of Slavery: The Medieval Period, 500-1420. Eds. David Eltis, Stanley Engerman, Craig Perry, a... [read more...]

Contribute: Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine (Publication)
Essays are being sought for :Mighty Protectors for the Merchant Class: Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine"

By the late medieval period, merchant... [read more...]

CFP: Mediterranean Translation (4-7 July: Leeds)
SNAP (The Spain-North Africa Project) will sponsor "Words across a... [read more...]

Resource: Manar Al-Ahar - Multi-media resource for the study of the Middle East
The Manar al-Athar website, based at the University of Oxford, aims to provide high resolution, searchable images for teaching, research, and publication. These images of archaeo... [read more...]

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