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In Memoriam: Olivia Remie Constable
It is with great sadness we inform our members of the death of Olivia Remie Constable, historian, colleague, mentor, collaborator, and friend, who succumbed to illness today, April 1... [read more...]

Book Announcement: Muslims of Medieval Latin Christendom, ca. 1050-1613
Cambridge University Press (UK) has just released Muslims of Medieval Latin Christendom, ca. 1050-1614, by Brian A. Catlos — the first monographic study of the Muslim minority comm... [read more...]

Mediterranean Bibliography Project

The Mediterranean Seminar is undertaking to compile an on-going list of Seminar Associates’ publications relevant to the Mediterranean.
This will take the form of a mont... [read more...]

To Attend: Debating Conversion in Different Historical Contexts (16-29 May, Beersheva, Israel)
The Center for the Study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters at Ben Gurion University of the Negev In cooperation with The Israeli Centers of Research Excellence & Israe... [read more...]

Call for Papers: Mediterranean Urban Studies (23-25 October, Mersin, Turkey)
The Center for Mediterranean Urban Studies at Mersin University announces, a Colloquium on Mediterranean Urban Studies. This intends to  discuss the transformation of the Medite... [read more...]

A Summer School/Symposium “Beyond appearances. Information, communication, espionage (16th-17th centuries)” organized by CEDCS (Centro Europeo para la Difusión de las Ciencias S... [read more...]

To Attend: Taller de escritura aljamiado morisca (16 April, UCLA)

To Attend: “The Mediterranean City and Its Rulers” (26-27 April, Princeton)
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 ... [read more...]

To Attend: Anti-Judaism and Its Implications: A Symposium (27 April, Colby College)
In Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition (Norton, 2013), David Nirenberg  seeks "to demonstrate how different people put old ideas about Judaism to new kinds of work in thinking a... [read more...]

CFP: Mediterranean Visions/ Mediterranean Frame (13-15 June, Sorrento, Italy)
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... [read more...]

To Attend: Mediterranean Connectivities/Power Relations & Religious Communities (2–3 May, Los Angeles)
With the collaboration and support of the Spain-North Africa Project (SNAP), and Loyola Marymount University, the Mediterranean Semin... [read more...]

To Attend: The Healing Arts Across the Mediterranean (28 March, Rutgers University)
The Healing Arts Across The Mediterranean: Communities, Knowledge And Practices, a conference sponsored by SAS, the Program in Medieval Studies, the Program in Early M... [read more...]

To Attend: “Goitein in Perspective” (31 March, Brandeis University)
The Tauber Institute presents: “Goitein in Perspective,” an International Symposium, March 31, 2014 – April 1, 2014 at Brandeis University in the Mandel Center for the Humaniti... [read more...]

Teaching Aid: Our Shared Past in the Mediterranean
The Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, with a grant from the British Council’s and Social Science Research Council’s “Our Shared Past” initiative, has developed ... [read more...]

Call for Participants: The Straits – Inquiries into a Crossroad (Istanbul, 1-7 November 2014)
The Turkish Straits between the Mediterranean and the Black Sea are often described as a symbolic dividing line between Europe and Asia, but historically their function has been unit... [read more...]

Wiley Companion to the Mediterranean - Electronic Access
Wiley-Blackwell is offering unlimited concurrent electronic access to Peregrine Horden and Sharon Kinoshita’s A Companion to Mediterranean History for those institutions tha... [read more...]

Free Journal Access: International Journal of Maritime History
The International Journal of Maritime History is offering free access for 3 months. To view and search all 26 volumes (1989-2014) of  the jounral, go go to http://ijh.sagepub.... [read more...]

New Publication: A Companion to Mediterranean History
Peregrine Horden and Sharon Kinoshita’s A Companion to Mediterranean History has now been released by Wiley-Blackwell. These twenty-nine essays by leadings scholars of the Mediterr... [read more...]

Call for Participants: Sociability and Materiality/ Digital Mediterranean (May 26 – June 3, 2014; Toronto)
Announcing: Roots and Routes: Digital Scholarship and the Premodern Mediterranean - A Connaught Summer Institute at the University of Toronto Scarborough: Roots and Routes III: Socia... [read more...]

Postdoc: History of the Western Mediterranean, 300-1650CE (2014-15, Bates College)
The Department of History, Bates College, in Lewiston, Maine, invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellow, with a particular emphasis on pedagogical innovation. The fello... [read more...]

To Apply: History (TT) - Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
The Department of General History, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, invites applications for a tenure-track positio... [read more...]

CFP: Mediterranean Connectivities: Mediterranean Seminar Spring Workshop (3 May, Los Angeles)
Proposals are being accepted for the Mediterranean Seminar/ UC MRP Spring Workshop “Mediterranean Connectivities,” co-sponsored ... [read more...]

To Attend: CU Mediterranean Studies Group Spring 2014 Program
The CU Mediterranean Studies Group Presents

Ongoing • Norlin Library 1st floor SW Stoa Gallery
Student Project: “Mediterranean Timelines”
History 4320: Med... [read more...]

Phd Fellowships & Postdocs in Medieval Literature (Southern Denmark; 2014-15)
The Centre for Medieval Literature (CML) at the Department of History invites applications for two PhD-fellowships of 3 years in Medieval literature. The positions are availab... [read more...]

To Attend: Minorities in the Mediterranean: Workshop and Symposium (7 & 8 March, San Francisco)
The Mediterranean Seminar/University of California Multi-Campus Research Project and the departments of Comparative and World Literature, H... [read more...]

CFP: Muslim Subjects and Clients (MESA, 22-25 November 2014, Washington)
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 [Bar... [read more...]

CFP: Culture, Power and Identity in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean (AHA, 2-5 January 2015, NYC)
The Mediterranean Seminar is seeking proposals for panels on "Culture, Power and Identity in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean,”... [read more...]

Postdoc: Arab-European Relations (Warburg Inst., 31 Jan deadline)
The publishing house Brill (Leiden) is sponsoring an annual research Fellowship at the Warburg Institute’s Centre for the History of Arabic Studies in Europe. The Fellowship has be... [read more...]

Postdocs: Hebrew and Arabic Literature (Lorraine; deadline June 1)
The Maison des Science de l’Homme Lorraine is offering 6 month post-doctoral contracts in Medieval Hebrew and Medieval Arabic Literature at €2400 per month.

Deadline f... [read more...]

To Attend: Christians and Muslims: Early Encounters (23 February, Brown University)
The seventh-century rise of Islam opened a new era of religious “pluralism” in the Middle East. Yet, it would be more than a century before early Muslim scholars recorded the fir... [read more...]

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