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“Digging up a Mediterranean Past? Archaeology and Comparative Material Culture”

November 10, 2012 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm  |  The McCune Conference Room, UCSB


A one-day conference sponsored by the UCSB Program in Medieval Studies.

The conference will feature a panel of UC Santa Barbara scholars, including John Lee, Chris Thomas, Claudio Fogu, and Fikret Yegül, discussing the archaeology of the Mediterranean, ranging from ancient Greek work to that of the Italian fascists. In the afternoon, there will be one or more sessions (TBA) with papers on topics such as early Medieval Venice, Venetian fortresses in the Morea, Ottoman pottery in the Levant, and archaeology and myth.

Full program available soon at

To register for the conference, please contact Courtney Mahaney ( at the University of California, Santa Cruz. UC-affiliated faculty and graduate students will be eligible for up to $350 for travel expenses; non-UC participants may apply but support will granted as available (and only after the workshop concludes).

The Mediterranean Seminar is an interdisciplinary scholarly forum the aim of which to promote collaborative research and the development of the field of Mediterranean Studies. The UC Mediterranean Studies Multi-Campus Research Project is funded by the UC Office of the President, and is administered by the Institute for Humanities Research at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

To join the Mediterranean Seminar, send your name, professional status, affiliation and fields of interest to


November 10, 2012
9:30 am - 12:30 pm


The McCune Conference Room, UCSB
6020 Humanities and Social Sciences Building
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
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