New Peer-reviewed Paper to Read.

Happy New Year for 2022. 

Dear Medieval Studies List Members,

Just to inform you that a new peer-reviewed paper has been published, in Academia Letters, explaining the methodology for deciphering the language and writing system for the Medieval manuscript MS408 (Ischia, Voynich). The paper is titled: The Manuscript and the Meandering Mind. There are many pages of useful historical information yet to be translated. The mansucript includes much information about the Medieval culture of Ischia, Vulcano and Lipari. 

New Peer-reviewed Paper to Read.

Happy New Year for 2022. 

Dear Folk Research List Members,

Just to inform you that a new peer-reviewed paper has been published, in Academia Letters, explaining the methodology for deciphering the language and writing system for the Medieval midwifery manuscript MS408 (Ischia, Voynich). The paper is titled: The Manuscript and the Meandering Mind. There are many pages of useful historical information yet to be translated. The mansucript includes folk beliefs and folklore relating to foods and medicines. 

This Thursday: MEM-Sponsored Roundtable at MESA, "Pathways of Portability," 20 Years On: A New Frontier for Scholars of the Medieval Mediterranean

To attend online (apologies for cross-posting)

Please join us for a roundtable discussion at the Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting, Thursday, December 2nd, 11:30 AM

"Pathways of Portability," 20 Years On: A New Frontier for Scholars of the Medieval Mediterranean 

Respondent: Eva Hoffman, Tufts University

Speakers: 

Arielle Winnik, Bryn Mawr College

Peter Boudreau, McGill University

Sarah Mathiesen, Florida State University

MESA Roundtable Sponsored by Middle East Medievalists - "Pathways of Portability, 20 Years On: A New Frontier for Scholars of the Medieval Mediterranean"

Virtual roundtable at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Middle East Studies Association, Sponsored by the Middle East Medievalists (MEM)

Organized by Bihter Esener and Michelle Al-Ferzly

Discusant: Eva Hoffman, Professor Emerita, Tufts University

Speakers: 

Bihter Esener, Koç University/University of Michigan 

Arielle Winnik, Bryn Mawr College

Peter Boudreau, McGill University

Sarah Mathiesen, Florida State University

Michelle Al-Ferzly, University of Michigan

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Online Lecture: Rebecca Bryant, "In the Ruins of Futures Past," 28 October 2021

 
 
Dear Colleagues,
 

Please feel welcome join my research group, "Empires of Memory: The Cultural Politics of Historicity in Former Habsburg and Ottoman Cities," this Thursday, 28 October 2021, for a lecture by Rebecca Bryant of Utrecht University. The title of Professor Bryant's talk is "In the Ruins of Futures Past: Potentiality, Planning and the Contested Revival of Cyprus's Ghost City."

Lecture Series: The Mediterranean and its Blind Spots | Blinde Flecken im Raum: Das Mittelmeer

Wednesdays, 16:00-17:30, now until 2.2.2022 - online via Zoom and in person in Regensburg. The lectures take place in either German or English. To register for online access, please contact islands@ur.de. The full program is available below and also here.

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