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.

Call for Chapter Contributors: Windows into the Medieval Mediterranean

Contributors are sought for an edited collection, under contract with publishers Taylor and Francis, that illuminates the many worlds of the Medieval Mediterranean, from 470 to 1350, as a space both geographically unified between East and West around a single body of water, and simultaneously a region of great cultural, political, economic, religious, and linguistic diversity.

2018 Middle East Medievalists Dissertation Prize

2018 Middle East Medievalists Dissertation Prize

The Board of Directors of Middle East Medievalists (MEM) is pleased to announce its inaugural prize for best dissertation on the medieval Middle East (500-1500 CE).

In an effort to recognize excellent doctoral research in the field, MEM will award its first biennial prize at the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association in San Antonio, Texas, in November, 2018. Dissertations filed and defended between June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2018, will be eligible for this year’s prize.

Announcement & Call for Submissions - 2018 Middle East Medievalists Dissertation Prize

2018 Middle East Medievalists Dissertation Prize

The Board of Directors of Middle East Medievalists (MEM) is pleased to announce its inaugural prize for best dissertation on the medieval Middle East (500-1500 CE).

In an effort to recognize excellent doctoral research in the field, MEM will award its first biennial prize at the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association in San Antonio, Texas, in November, 2018. Dissertations filed and defended between June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2018, will be eligible for this year’s prize.

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