dissabte, 30 de juny de 2012

Networks and Knowledge: Synthesis and Innovation in the Muslim-Christian-Jewish Medieval Mediterranean

Presents 
Networks and Knowledge:
Synthesis and Innovation in the Muslim-Christian-Jewish Medieval Mediterranean
NEH Summer Institute for College and University Professors
Featuring 
Tuesday, 3 July at 3pm
"Mobility and Communications in the Medieval Mediterranean"
Peregrine Horden
(Medieval History, Royal Holloway, London)
and
"Looking Across a Shared Table: 
Changing Christian Attitudes towards Muslim Food and Foodways"
Olivia Remie Constable
(History/ Medieval Institute at Notre Dame)
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Monday, 9 July at 3pm
"The Topography of Translation"
Charles Burnett 
(History, Warburg Institute of the University of London)
and
"Books without Text, Tales without End: 
Negative Evidence and Literary Transmission Networks in the Late Medieval Mediterranean"
Karla Mallette 
(Italian/Near Eastern Studies, University of Michigan)
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Monday, 16 July at 3pm
"Medical Knowledge, Daily Life Experience and the Epistemic Authority of the Patient in the Medieval Mediterranean"
Fernando Salmón
(History of Science, University of Cantabria Medical School, Santander)
and
"The Role of Jews, Muslims and Christians in the transmission of knowledge about Islam to the Western World: A Comparative Perspective."
Gerard Wiegers
(Religious Studies, University of Amsterdam)

at
Institució Milà i Fontanals
c/ Egipcíaques, 15
Barcelona

Funded by:
The National Endowment for the Humanities
University of California Office of the President
Hosted by:
Institució Milà i Fontanals (CSIC)
Organized by:
The Mediterranean Seminar/ UCMRP
Administration:
Institute for Humanities Research (UC Santa Cruz)
Collaboration and Support:
Institució Milà i Fontanals (CSIC)
Reial Acadèmia de Bones Lletres de Barcelona
Universitat Pompeu i Fabra
Museu d'Art de Girona
Museu Nacional  d'Art de Catalunya
Rough Guides
Brasserie Flo

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