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News: Hill Museum & Manuscript Library’s Malta Study Center & the  Mediterranean Seminar    
The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library’s (HMML’s) Malta Study Center at Saint John’s University has formed a new ins... [read more...]

Research Opportunity: Vittore Branca Center (Venice)
The Vittore Branca Center at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, an affiliated organization of the Renaissance Society of A... [read more...]

New Series: Premodern Crime and Punishment (University of Amsterdam)
The University of Amsterdam Press is seeking proposals for a new series: Premodern Crime and Punishment .

Studying premodern societies’ efforts to define and cope with d... [read more...]

Call for Presenters: “Land and Sea in the Mediterranean World” (Santa Barbara, 7-8 November)
The Mediterranean Seminar/UCMRP is seeking presenters for our Fall 2014 Workshop to be held at the University of California Santa Barbara ... [read more...]

CFP: 8th Annual International Conference on Mediterranean Studies (Athens, 30 March-2 April 2015)
The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) organizes its 8th Annual International Conference on Mediterranean Studies which will be held in Athens, Greece on 30-31 Marc... [read more...]

To Apply: University of California Travel Fellowship
The UC Mediterranean Studies Multicampus Research Project announces two travel fellowships for UC faculty and graduate students:

1. Mediterranean Conference Travel ... [read more...]

To Attend: Mare Nostrum (30 May, Catania)
Auburn University’s Mediterranean Studies Research Group will hold  “Mare Nostrum: Symposium on the Multiculturalism of the Mediterranean Region” on May 30, 2014 in the Eu... [read more...]

Announcement: The Constable Award
With great sadness we relate the following message from Medieval Academy of America, regarding this very worthy cause:

Dear colleagues,
The friends and fa... [read more...]

To Attend: Mediterranean Migrations (Rome, 26-27 May)
The École Française de Rome presents a round-table event: “Migrations méditerranéennes dans la tourmente, une lecture au prisme du changement,” to be held 26 and 27 May 2014 ... [read more...]

To Attend: History, Literature and Culture in a Mediterranean Frame (Sorrento, 15 June)
The Mediterranean Seminar/University of California Multi-Campus Research Project, Wake Forest University and Centro di Cultura e Storia Amalfitana present a one-day conference: “Hi... [read more...]

Announcement: MA Program in Mediterranean Studies (Malta)
The University of Malta is proud to announce a new M.A. Program in Mediterranean Studies which will be run for the first time as from October 2014. The M.A. in Mediterranean Studies ... [read more...]

Announcement: Encyclopedia of Mediterranean Humanism
Investissements d’Avenir (“Investments for the Future”, Université Paris 1, CNRS, Labex) announces the launch of the new on-line Encyclopedia of Mediterranean Humanism in thre... [read more...]

Postdoc position: The Latin Talmud (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

The ERC-Project “The Latin Talmud and its Influence on Jewish-Christian Polemic” at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain, invites applications for two Post-d... [read more...]

CFP: Military History of the Mediterranean (26-28 June, Istanbul)
Fati̇h Üni̇versi̇tesi̇ - Tari̇h Bölümü will host the First International Conference on the Military History of the Mediterranean Se on  26-28 June, 2015, at Buyukce... [read more...]

Call for Submissions: The Medieval Globe
Announcing The Medieval Globe. Connectivity~Communication~Exchange, a  new biannual academic journal. The Medieval Globe (TMG) is a peer-reviewed journal to be lau... [read more...]

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...]

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