Biennial Conference

The Society for the Medieval Mediterranean holds a biennial, themed conference, attracting an international speakers and audience. It focuses on the key aims of the society: to foster cross cultural and inter-disciplinary investigation, create a forum of ideas and encourage debate on the influence of Islamic culture on the Medieval Mediterranean.

The next conference, 'Communities, Imaginations, and Emotions in the Medieval Mediterranean', will be held at Ghent University, Belgium, 10-12 July 2017.

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Conference information

We host a biennial conference which brings together scholars from a range of disciplines to present and discuss their work, thus providing a forum for the exchange of ideas on the Medieval Mediterranean. Our next conference will be held in July 2019.



Membership of the society provides a range of benefits including copies of Al-Masāq delivered to your door and reduced rates for participation in our conferences.

Journal: Al-Masãq

These web pages introduce the Society and its peer-review journal: Al-Masāq: Journal of the Medieval Mediterranean, as well as providing details of our biennial conference series.