The Medieval Mediterranean: Cultural, Religious and Economic Exchanges – deadline 7 April 2017

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Date(s) - 20 May
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University of Leeds

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INSTITUTE FOR MEDIEVAL STUDIES POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE

THE UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS 20th May 2017

NEW DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION 7th April

Travel bursaries are available

Applicants need to send an email with a 200-word abstract and a short academic biography at the following address: mediterranean.poscon@gmail.com

We invite a wide field of inquiry, as presented in the possible approaches below:

  • Mediterranean trade routes
  • The Mediterranean as a way East
  • Art historical trends across the Mediterranean
  • Mediterranean themes and presences in Northern European literature
  • Linguistic influences across the Mediterranean
  • Studies in a Mediterranean lingua franca
  • Mediterranean approaches to gender studies in the Middle Ages
  • The crusades: a Mediterranean phenomenon
  • The Jewish diaspora across Mediterranean countries
  • Muslim kingdoms and Christian dominions along the medieval Mediterranean coast
  • Tolerance and intolerance in Mediterranean powers
  • Piracy and shipping in the Mediterranean

The IMS postgraduate conference is an exciting opportunity to find out about the cutting-edge work being done by postgraduates across Europe, a chance to receive feedback on your current work by your peers, and a meeting and networking opportunity for the academics of tomorrow.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS · Dr Alex Metcalfe · Dr Maroula Perisandi

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