The UC Mediterranean Studies Multicampus Research Project is pleased to announce its Winter 2012 Workshop on the topic of “The Maritime Mediterranean,” to be held at UC San Diego on Friday, February 3.
Proceedings will begin around 10 am and will conclude with a late afternoon reception. Our program includes three workshop papers anad a plenary lecture; workshop papers (approximately 30-35 pages each) will be made available approximately two weeks before the meeting.
- Tatiana Sizonenko (Art History, UC San Diego), “The Maritime Mediterranean: A Case of Shared Venetian, Byzantine, and Islamic Iconographies in Fashioning Early Modern Imperial Authority”
- Megan Moore (Literature, University of Missouri), “Title: TBA”
- Joshua White (Ph. D. Candidate, History, University of Michigan), “The View from the Breach: Piracy, Diplomacy, and Law in the Early Modern Mediterranean”
- Plenary lecture: Nabil Matar (History and English, University of Minnesota), “The Mediterranean in Arabic Sources in the Early Modern Period”
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED (send request to firstname.lastname@example.org). Attendance is capped at 35, with priority given to UC-affiliated faculty and graduate students. UC faculty traveling more than 100 miles to UCSD and graduate students are eligible for travel and accommodation reimbursements up to $350. Non-UC faculty are eligible for reimbursement, subject to available funding.
A half-day Round Table on the topic “Reconstructing the Mediterranean” (program TBA) is being planned for the morning of Saturday, February 4. MRP workshop participants are invited and encouraged to attend.