Session Title

Inter-Cultural Exchange in the Medieval Western Mediterranean

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Institute for Medieval Studies, Univ. of New Mexico

Organizer Name

Sarah Davis-Secord, Travis Bruce

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of New Mexico, Wichita State Univ./IGAMWI

Presider Name

Michael A. Ryan

Presider Affiliation

Univ. of New Mexico

Paper Title 1

Diplomacy and Fear: The Islamic World through the Eyes of Marseille's City Council

Presenter 1 Name

Christopher Beck

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Wright State Univ.

Paper Title 2

"It's All in the Interpretation": Dragomans and Merchants in the Thirteenth-Century Maghrib

Presenter 2 Name

Travis Bruce

Paper Title 3

Greek Saints and Muslim Raiders: Frontier Interactions in Early Medieval Sicily

Presenter 3 Name

Sarah Davis-Secord

Start Date

10-5-2014 10:00 AM

Session Location

Fetzer 2030

Description

This session aims to foster discussion about the particular ways in which networks of exchange and communication in the Western Mediterranean aided in the creation or maintenance of cross-cultural, or multi-cultural, zones of interaction. Of particular interest is the variety of types of exchange and communication between Islamic powers and Christian ones. The papers in this session range in date from the ninth through thirteenth centuries, and each deals with the connections and communications between Muslims and Christians.

Timothy C. Graham

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Inter-Cultural Exchange in the Medieval Western Mediterranean

Fetzer 2030

This session aims to foster discussion about the particular ways in which networks of exchange and communication in the Western Mediterranean aided in the creation or maintenance of cross-cultural, or multi-cultural, zones of interaction. Of particular interest is the variety of types of exchange and communication between Islamic powers and Christian ones. The papers in this session range in date from the ninth through thirteenth centuries, and each deals with the connections and communications between Muslims and Christians.

Timothy C. Graham