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New Directions in Mediterranean Studies A Research Seminar of the School of Modern Languages

Mediterranean Studies is an increasingly popular sub-field of the humanities with the potential to connect a range of disciplines - from classical studies, history and anthropology, to modern languages and literature.

But what kind of geographies do we invoke when we talk about the Mediterranean? This 'New Directions' seminar brings together the following scholars in French, Italian and Medieval Studies to explore this question:

  • Ian Merkel (University of Leipzig): ‘Fernand Braudel, Brazil, and the Empire of French Social Science'
  • Claudio Fogu (University of California Santa Barbara): ‘Mediterranean Imaginaries'
  • Sharon Kinoshita (University of California Santa Cruz, Co-Director of the Mediterranean Seminar): ‘Mediterranean Studies: Past, Present, and Future'

The event will be chaired by Valerie McGuire (St Andrews), who can be contacted for further information at vm54@st-andrews.ac.uk.

All welcome!
This online event is free but ticketed. A link to the event will be sent by email to ticket holders before the event start time.
It is recommended that you acquire your ticket at least 24 hours in advance of the event so that papers may be shared with you.


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