‘Trade, Travel and Transmission in the Medieval Mediterranean’, 8-10th July 2013

The conference of the Society for the Medieval Mediterranean will take place on
8-10th July 2013 at Churchill College, Cambridge (UK). Key note speakers at the 
conference will be Prof. David Abulafia and Prof. Carole Hillenbrand.


Twenty sessions are planned on the following topics:

·Immigrant Trading Communities

·Italian Trade and Traders

·Transmission of the Concept of Holy war and Warriors

·Transmission of Jewish Faith & Tradition

· Transmission of Concepts through Texts

·Transmission of Gifts

·Transmission of Latin or Greek Texts

·Ships, Harbours and Sea Travel

·Transmission of Scientific Knowledge

·Trade and Transmission of Worked Stone

·Travelogues and Travel-related Literature

·Trade and Transmission in Ceramics

·Travel and transmission in the Balkans

·Trade and Transmission in Textiles

·Travel in Bilād al-Shām

·Transmission of Crusader Culture

·Venice and Venetians: Transmission and
Travel

·Travelling Crusaders

·Transmission and trade between Ottoman and Byzantine Worlds

·Travel and Transmission of Religious Artefacts

Registration costs, including lunch and all daytime refreshments are as follows:

•£135 for full registration

•£110 for students, society members or unwaged participants

For a full programme, details of how to register and book accommodation,
please see:
http://www.societymedievalmediterranean.com/conference-2013-1.php

Camille Rhoné

Agrégée d'histoire, titulaire d'une thèse de doctorat en histoire de l'Islam médiéval ("Défendre le territoire en Iran nord-oriental - Khorassan et Transoxiane -, IXe-XIe siècle"), Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.

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