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Day 1: Registration & Orientation

  • The Institució Milà i Fontanals 15 Carrer de les Egipcíaques Barcelona, CT, 08001 Spain (map)

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

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
Partners and family members are welcome, but please email Aaron Stamper no later than June 15 to advise him of who you are bringing.

Later Event: July 7
Day 2: Institute Unit I