Welcome to H-Mideast-Medieval, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. H-MidEast-Medieval is a digital network for scholars and others interested in the study of the Islamic lands of the Middle East during the medieval period (defined roughly as 500-1500 C.E.). The network is sponsored by Middle East Medievalists (MEM).

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CFP: Mary Jaharis Center Sponsored Panel, 26th International Medieval Congress

To encourage the integration of Byzantine studies within the scholarly community and medieval studies in particular, the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture seeks proposals for a Mary Jaharis Center sponsored session at the 26th International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 1–4, 2019. We invite session proposals on any topic relevant to Byzantine studies.

Session call for IMC2019: Stranger Things? Uncanny Encounters as Expressions of Societal Tensions across Medieval Worlds/Traditions

The International Medieval Congress (1-4 July 2019), an annual conference running continuously since 1994, is the biggest humanities event in Europe, attracting almost 2900 delegates in 2018. This session seeks to trace the fringes of the normative as defined by diverse societies and groups in their recording of the uncanny and the strange during the period broadly defined by European Middle Ages.

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