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University of Bonn - 6 PhD Positions in Slavery and Dependency Studies
Everyone is familiar with Google Maps—all of us are using it on a daily basis. In 2012 a group of researchers at Stanford (led by Walter Scheidel), developed Orbis (http://orbis.stanford.edu/), which, one may put, applied the same geographical principles to a particular historical context. Dubbed “a Google Maps for the Roman Empire”, this model became a popular historical online resource and an object of envy for scholars working in other historical contexts.
Contributors are sought for an edited collection designed for undergraduate through first-year graduate students, under contract with publishers Taylor and Francis, that illuminates the many worlds of the Medieval Mediterranean, 470-1350. Contributors are asked to provide narrative essays accompanied by primary source materials, written and/or visual, illustrative of their argument, and meant to engage students more deeply into the topic. Essays will vary between 2000 and 3000 words. The general theme of the chapters are as follows
The Mediterranean and its Environmental History
I have a minor question (I do not have Tabari in front of me as I am on the road): does the name 'Yalbakh' occur in his History in reference to the Samarra period? I'll be a bit greedy: if anyone is inclined to send an image of the first occurrence in the SUNY translation, if it is glossed, I'd be grateful.
My thanks, Matthew Gordon
Funded by the Anneliese Maier Research Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and with support from Yale University, the Humboldt Yale History Network aims to assemble and sustain a global research network of historians. To that end, the network will offer a series of travel grants over the coming years.
Brandeis University - Associate Director
University of Pennsylvania - Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship
in the Humanities, 2019-2020