About the Center
The Center for Mediterranean Studies is dedicated to the study of the nature of premodern Mediterranean societies and cultures and their role in World History and the History of “the West.” Located at the intersection of three continents the Premodern Mediterranean was a shared environment characterized by tremendous ethnic and religious diversity and by the particular intensity of its cultural, economic, and political exchange.
November 16, 2013: UC Mediterranean Studies Multi-campus Research Project Fall Workshop
November 15, 2013: Translation and Mediterranean Culture Conference
February 13, 2013: Sharon Kinoshita: “Re-Orientations: The Worlding of Marco Polo”
February 2, 2013: Mediterranean Studies MRP Workshop – UCLA
May 12, 2011: Sarah Nelson: “Korea and the Silk Road”
February 23, 2010: The Nature of the Early Ottoman State