Jul
28
10:00am10:00am

Day 17: Institute Unit IV

10:00AM- Independent Research

3:00PM- Institute Presentation: "A New Literary History of the Medieval Mediterranean" (Sharon Kinoshita)

4:00PM- Institute Presentation: "The Paradoxes of Plurality and Diversity in the Medieval Mediterranean" (Brian Catlos)

5:00PM- Plenary Session and Group Photo
Come prepared to have your picture taken!

 

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Jul
22
10:00am10:00am

Day 13: Institute Unit III

10:00AM- Independent Research

3:00PM- "Translation and Identity in the Medieval Mediterranean" (Thomas Burman; Group E)

4:15PM- "Cross-Cultural Interaction and the 'Social Lives of Things'" (Cecily Hilsdale; Group F)

9:00PM- Working Dinner w/ Cecliy Hilsdale (your invitation will be confirmed)
Rendezvous in front of the Cathedral at 8:45pm (map)

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Jul
21
10:00am10:00am

Day 12: Institute Unit III

10:00PM- Visit Museu d'Art Nacional de Catalunya
Montjuïc (map)
Meet outside main doors; please be prompt. Allow 1 hour to arrive from Old City unless you come by taxi.

3:00PM- Institute Presentation: "Ramon Marti and the People of the Book: Jews, Muslims, and the Limits of Christian Mission in the Thirteenth-Century" (Thomas Burman)

4:15PM- Institute Presentation: "The Art of the Gift in the Medieval Mediterranean" (Cecily Hilsdale)

5:15PM- Plenary Session

9:00PM- Working Dinner w/ Thomas Burman (your invitation will be confirmed)
Rendezvous in front of the Cathedral at 8:45pm (map)

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Jul
16
10:00am10:00am

Day 9: Institute Unit II

10:00AM- Independent Research

3:00PM- Institute Seminar:  "Archaeology and the Expression of Personal and Group Identity in the Medieval Mediterranean" (Marcus Milwright; Group C)

4:15PM- Institute Seminar:  "The legal framework of religious pluralism in Medieval Mediterranean societies"  (John Tolan; Group D)

5:30PM- Plenary Session

9:00PM- Working Dinner w/ Marcus Milwright (your invitation will be confirmed)
Rendezvous in front of the Cathedral at 8:45pm (map)

 

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Jul
15
10:00am10:00am

Day 8: Institute Unit II

10:00AM- Independent Research

3:00PM- Institute Seminar:  "The legal framework of religious pluralism in Medieval Mediterranean societies"  (John Tolan; Group C)

4:15PM- Institute Seminar:  "Archaeology and the Expression of Personal and Group Identity in the Medieval Mediterranean" (Marcus Milwright; Group D)

9:00PM- Working Dinner w/ John Tolan (your invitation will be confirmed)
Rendezvous in front of the Cathedral at 8:45pm (map)
 

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Jul
14
8:45am 8:45am

Day 7: Girona Field-Trip

9:00AM- Depart for Girona by bus
Please arrive at the Estació de França (map) no later than 8:40am; we will meet outside the main doors on Av. Marquès de l'Argentera
You will be walking today - bring sensible shoes, sun hat, sun screen, water bottle, etc.

10:00AM- Self-tour of Girona old town 

11:00AM- Visit Cathedral de Girona (map)

12:00PM- Museu d'Art de Girona (map)

2:00PM- Lunch at L'Argada
Av. Ramon Folch, 7
(map)

4:00PM- visit Museu d'Història dels Jueus
Carrer de la Força, 8
(map)

6:00PM- Free Time

8:00PM- Bus departs from near Passeig José Canalejas, 6
(map)

Arrive Barcelona approx. 9:00pm

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Jul
13
11:00am11:00am

Day 6: Institute Unit II

11:00AM- Institute Presentation: "What's In a Name: Changing Identities in Medieval Mediterranean Literature" (Sharon Kinoshita)

12:00PM- Coffee Break

12:15PM-  Institute Presentation: "Plural Societies in the Medieval Mediterranean: A Matter of Convenience" (Brian Catlos)

1:15PM- Lunch (not provided)

3:00PM-  Institute Presentation: "From Baptizing Muslim Babies to Selling Tiny Knives and Teensy-Weensy Nails: the Legal Conundrum Faced by Friar Confessors in Tunis in 1234" (John Tolan)

4:15PM- Institute Presentation:"Propaganda and Audience: Visual Culture and the Communication of Ideology in the Medieval Period." (Marcus Milwright)

5:15PM- Plenary Session

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Jul
8
10:00am10:00am

Day 3: Institute Unit I

10:00AM- Universitat Pompeu Fabra: Library Orientation, held at
UPF Ciutadella Campus
c/ Sardenya & c/Ramon Turró
(map)
- meet in the large courtyard just inside the main entrance on c/ Sardenya between the two main buildings; please be prompt

12:00PM- Independent Research

3:00PM- Institute Seminar “Mediterranean Institutions: Three Case Studies” (Brian Catlos; Group B)

4:15PM- Institute Seminar "What is Medieval Mediterranean Literature?"  (Sharon Kinoshita; Group A)

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Jul
7
10:00am10:00am

Day 2: Institute Unit I

10:00AM- City Museum Field Trip (details to follow)

3:00PM- Institute Presentation: "Mutual Intelligibility and the Culture of the Mediterranean" (Brian Catlos)

4:00PM- Institute Presentation: "Texts in/and the Medieval Mediterranean" What are the Characteristics of a "Mediterranean" text?  (Sharon Kinoshita)

5:15PM- Plenary Session

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Jul
6
to Jul 8

Day 1: Registration & Orientation

  • The Institució Milà i Fontanals (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

All events unless otherwise noted take place at the
Institución Milá y Fontanals - CSIC
at c/ Egipcíaques 15  08001 Barcelona
(map)

9:30AM- Registration: please arrive promptly, coffee will be served

10:00AM- Orientation: an introduction to the program and to Barcelona (Sharon Kinoshita & Brian Catlos)

10:45AM- Coffee Break

11:00AM- "Thinking Mediterranean." What are the uses (and abuses) of "Mediterranean" as a category of Analysis? What might it mean to "think Mediterranean" in fields such as literature and history? (Sharon Kinoshita)

11:45 AM-  "Ethno-Religious Diversity in the Medieval Mediterranean: An Historical Introduction" (Brian Catlos)

12:30AM- Coffee Break

12:45PM- Introduction to the CSIC & Local organizers and scholars (feat.: Roser Salicrú i Lluch & Marta Manso Rubio)

1:45- Break for Lunch (not provided)

3:30PM- Historical Barcelona - Introduction & Walking Tour (Prof. Phil Banks): please arrive promptly - be prepared to walk for two hours in the city (sensible shoes, sun screen, hat, water bottle...) to 6pm

7:30PM- Opening Reception to be held at
Reial Acadèmia de Bones Lletres de Barcelona
c/ Bisbe Caçador, 3 (Plaça Sant Just)
08002 Barcelona
(map)
Partners and family members are welcome, but please email Aaron Stamper no later than June 15 to advise him of who you are bringing.

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