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CFP: The Medieval Mediterranean: Cultural, Religious and Economic Exchanges (20 May: Leeds)

Paper proposals are being accepted for the Institute For Medieval Studies (IMS) Postgraduate Conference on the topic “The Medieval Mediterranean: Cultural, Religious and Economic Exchanges,” organized in cooperation with the Leeds Humanities Research Institutes (LHRI), Leeds University Union (LUU- MS), the University of Sheffield, and the University of York, and to be held at the University of Leeds on 20 May 2017.

Keynote Speakers · Dr Alex Metcalfe · Dr Maroula Perisandi

Papers from a variety of disciplines and methodological approaches (historical, literary, and linguistic) to the problem of the Mediterranean as a place of exchange at all levels are welcome.

Papers from a wide field of inquiry are invited, 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


Source: Hervin Fernández-Aceves

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