MOVEMENT AND MOBILITY IN THE MEDIEVAL MEDITERRANEAN(6TH – 15TH CENTURIES)

SOCIETY FOR THE MEDIEVAL MEDITERRANEAN(SMM) 6th BIENNIAL CONFERENCE BARCELONA, INSTITUT D’ESTUDIS CATALANS (IEC), 8 ‐ 11 JULY 2019

Call for Papers: Extended Submission Deadline: January 31 2019

The medieval Mediterranean was not a static maritime space. In recent years, studies have focused on Mediterranean dynamics, connections, encounters and entanglements. What approaches do researches from History, Literature, Archaeology, Philology and other disciplines adopt to better understand the complexity of the medieval Mediterranean? How and to what extent did multiple agents, phenomena and factors interact to shape and intertwine the multidimensional spheres of the Mediterranean? We welcome papers from all disciplines that study movement and mobility from different perspectives in and across the medieval Mediterranean and its extensions, both physical and imagined. This theme invites a variety of lines of inquiry, a number of which are suggested below.

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