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Attend: Two Mediterranean Events (6 & 10 May: U Minnesota Twin Cities)

The Mediterranean Collaborative at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities announces two events.
Rethinking the Adriatic: Movements of People and Goods: Middle Ages to the Present
Working Papers
will take place on Friday, 6 May, 9am—5:30pm at Heller Hall 1210.

Session 1: 9:00-10:30 –
Moderator Kathryn Reyerson
• Rowan Dorin, Harvard Junior Fellow, “A Connected Sea? Trade and Travelers in the Medieval
• Lois Dubin, Smith College, “Why Trieste? Diversity on the Frontiers--The Habsburg Free Port and Beyond.”

Session 2: 11:00 – 12:30 – Moderator Giancarlo Casale
• Jesse C. Howell, Harvard ABD, “Istanbul to the Adriatic: The Formation of an Ottoman Road
• Alison Frank Johnson, Harvard, “The Adriatic Origins of the Austrian Lloyd.”

Keynote – 1:30-2:30 - Moderator Daniel Schroeter
• Dominique Reill, University of Miami, “An Adriatic Community: A Legacy or a Lie?”

Session 3: 3:00 – 4:30 – Moderator Marguerite Ragnow
• Igor Tchoukarine, University of Minnesota, “The Adriatic Sea: Savior of Tito’s Yugoslavia? On Vicko Krstulović’s Legacy.”
•  Pam Ballinger, Michigan, “Waters of Refuge?: Resettling Adriatic Refugee Fishermen after
World War II.”

Roundtable – 4:30-5:30 – Moderators Patricia Lorcin and John Watkins

Sponsored by Mediterranean Collaborative, Consortium for the Study of the Premodern World,
Center for Early Modern Studies, Center for Medieval Studies, Center for Austrian Studies,
James Ford Bell Library, Department of History, Deinard Chair, and CLA.


A Showcase of 5540 Seminar Papers for History 5540: The Premodern Mediterranean World: Society, Economy, and Culture, a Global Premodern Seminar, sponsored by the Consortium for the Study of the Premodern World to be held on Tuesday, 10 May, at Heller Hall 1210 from 2:00-4:30 p.m..

• Devon Bealke, “"The Holy Heritage of the North: Authority and Identity in Norman-Italian Hagiography, 1060-1110."
• Carl Blegen, “The Pactum Sicardi: Lombard Benevento Coexisting with the Duchy of Naples.”
• Robert Hultgren,  “Tratado de los dos caminos: A study of Morisco identity.”
• Raymond Mrozek, “The Knights Hospitaller Acquire Rhodes.”
• Mario Cossio Olavide, “The Mediterranean of don Juan Manuel’s El conde Lucanor.”
• Noam Sienna, “Lashon and La’az: Jewish Multilingualism in the Medieval
• Emma Snowden, “Our Well-Guarded Flock: The Persistence of Holy War and al-Andalus in 13th-century Almohad Rhetoric.”
• Kate Tuley, “A Historiography of Latins and Greeks in the Eastern Mediterranean.”

Source: Kathryn Reyerson (Professor of History, University of Minnesota)

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