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The Center for the Study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters invites applications for a number of doctoral scholarships starting 1st October 2015. The scholarships will ... [read more...]

Apply: Andrew W. Mellon Mediterranean Regional Research Fellowship Program
The Council of American Overseas Research Centers is pleased to announce a new focused regional fellowship program enabling pre- and early post-doctoral scholars to carry out res... [read more...]

Support Needed: Campaign opposing cuts to Title VI and Fulbright-Hays
The National Humanities Alliance Act ( is calling for action  now to prevent deep cuts to funding for international education. The Senate has prop... [read more...]

Resource: Project on Ancient Cultural Engagement (PACE)
A perennial set of problems in human society concerns group understanding (in ethnic, racial, religious, familial, and voluntary-association terms), cultural identity, and issues... [read more...]

Apply: Berlin Prize 2015-16 (American Academy in Berlin)
The American Academy in Berlin invites applications for its residential fellowships for 2015/2016, as well as early applications for the academic years 2016/2017 and 2017/2018. T... [read more...]

CFP: Mediterranean Studies Association (25-28 May: Palermo)
The 19th Annual International Mediterranean Studies Association Congress will be held on May 25-28, 2016, at the University of Palermo, Sicily, Italy. Proposals are now being sol... [read more...]

CFP: The Heritage of Al-Andalus, Persia-Iberia (17-18 November, Tehran)
Papers are being accepted for the international conference on The Heritage of Al-Andalus, Persia-Iberia to be hosted on November 17 -18, 2015, by the Department of Spanish Langua... [read more...]

New Resource: Big Ancient Mediterranean

The Big Ancient Mediterranean (BAM) was developed at the University of Iowa by Paul Dilley (University of Iowa), Sarah E. Bond (University of Iowa), and Ryan Horne (UNC-Chapel... [read more...]

A two-part workshop “Inclusion And Exclusion In The Late Antique snd Early Medieval Mediterranean” will be held at: Ben-Gurion University Of The Negev, Israel In November 201... [read more...]

CFP: Before/After Constantinus Africanus: Medicine in the Beneventan Zone and Beyond (12-15 May: Kalamazoo MI)
A coalescence of several factors --increased access to manuscripts because of digitization projects, new interest in the history of medicine and health, and a widened perspective... [read more...]

Post-Doc: Epistemic Networks and Centers of Knowledge in the Mediterranean (2015–16: Berlin)
The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) is offering 1 Post-Doc Position for 12 months(to start October 1, 2015, or later) on the theme: “The Formation of Ep... [read more...]

Exhibition: Architectural Ornament in the Near East (20 July - 3 January: The Met, NYC)
A new exhibition focusing on architectural ornament from the late-antique and early-Islamic Near East is now on display in the Hagop Kevorkian Fund Special Exhibitions Gallery at... [read more...]

CFP: Medieval Philosophy/Ramon Llull (14-16 November 2016: Barcelona)
Proposals are being accepted for De Relatione: the 7Th International Ibero-American Congress of the Spanish Society for Medieval Philosophy on the Occasion of Ramon Llull’s Sev... [read more...]

CFP: Byzantine Identity and the Other in Geographical and Ethnic Imagination (23-25 June 2016: Istanbul)
Proposals are being accepted for the Fourth International Sevgi Gönül Byzantine Studies Symposium on the topic of “Byzantine Identity and the Other in Geographical and Ethnic... [read more...]

Attend: Cultural Heritage in a Euro-Mediterranean Perspective (5-9 October: Procida)
A 5-day summer course organized under the aegis of the Modulo europeo Jean Monnet 2015 and the project ”C.H.E.M. - Cultural Heritage in a Euro-Mediterranean Perspective", n. 54... [read more...]

To Attend: Late Medieval and Early Modern Islamicate Intellectual History (25 July: Oxford)
The IMPAcT Colloquium on “Late Medieval and Early Modern Islamicate Intellectual History” will be held on 25 July 2015, at St Cross College, Oxford.

Sessions inclu... [read more...]

CFP: Transnational imaginaries: the Mediterranean past and presence (27-28 January, Busan, South Korea)
Paper proposals are being accepted for the 2016 International Mediterranean Conference, “Transnational imaginaries: the Mediterranean past and presence”, co-organised by the ... [read more...]

New Resource: Peripherical Mountains in the Medieval World
Digitising Patterns of Power (DPP): Peripherical Mountains in the Medieval World (http:/... [read more...]

On-line Resource: Byzantine Chronicle
The "Byzantine Chronicle" web site ( [read more...]

On-line Resource: Unlocking historic landscapes in the eastern Mediterranean
In many areas of the Eastern Mediterranean there are landscapes exhibiting exceptional time-depth, where the historic landscape is made up of visible features from many different... [read more...]

To Attend: Mediterranean Worlds 7 (15-17 September, Toulon)
MedWorlds 7, the 7e Colloque international des Mondes Méditerranéens on the subject “The Continuité et rupture dans les échanges en Méditerranée” will take place ... [read more...]

New Series: Non-Muslim Contributions to Islamic Civilisation (Edinburgh University Press)
Non-Muslim Contributions to Islamic Civilisation, published by Edinburgh University Press, with series editors Carole Hillenbrand and Myriam Wissa is a new book series which devi... [read more...]

CFP: Interfaith Relations in the Fourteenth Century (Kalamazoo)
The Fourteenth Century Society is sponsoring the session “Interfaith Relations in the Fourteenth Century” at the 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies which takes place... [read more...]

To Attend: Non-Muslim contributions to Islamic civilisation (London: 2 July)
The colloquium “Chapter and verse of Non-Muslim Contributions to Islamic Civilisation,” organized by Myriam Wissa, with the support of James Faulconer, Academic Director of B... [read more...]

New Resource: Atlas du Patrimoine Archéologique Littorale Méditerranéen

Né de la volonté de mettre à disposition de tous une part méconnue du patrimoine culturel, l’Atlas PALM propose de mettre en ligne et en lumière 60 années de découver... [read more...]

Call for Submissions: Mediterranean Gender, Citizenship, and Immigration (Journal of Levantine Studies)
The Journal of Levantine Studies is accepting proposals for a special issue on "Gender, Citizenship, and Immigration: A Comparative Perspective on the Mediterranean,” ... [read more...]

New Journal: Mediterranea. International Journal on the Transfer of Knowledge
Proposals for articles are now being accepted for Mediterranea. International Journal on the Transfer of Knowledge, a recently created international journal focusing on va... [read more...]

EXTENDED - CFP: Power and the Mediterranean (13-15 November: Ann Arbor MI)
Paper proposals are being accepted for the conference Power and the Mediterranean to be held on 13-15 November 2015 at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. The keynote speaker ... [read more...]

CFP: “Images, Youth and Society in the Arab World and Mediterranean" (14-15 January Marseille)
ARVIMM (The Research Group on Visual Arts of the Muslim World of the... [read more...]

Resource - Islamic Architecture Pedagogy Project

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