Skip to Main Content

[Conference CFP] Women and Violence in the Late Medieval Mediterranean, ca. 1100-1500

27-28 September 2019
Maison Française d’Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom

This two-days conference explores assumptions linking violence and ideas of femininity in the late medieval Mediterranean (Latin Europe, Byzantine Commonwealth, Islamic world, Jewish communities in the Mediterranean). Papers on violence on women, female crime, women and war and any other aspect of the relationship between women and violence encouraged. ***We would particularly love to receive some papers on women and violence in Jewish communities of the Medieval Mediterranean***

Keynote speakers
Professor Carol Lansing (UC Santa Barbara)
Professor Élisabeth Malamut (Université de Provence)
Conclusion by Professor Annick Peters-Custot (Université de Nantes)

Please, send abstracts of max. 250 words for papers of 20 minutes to: by 31 May 2019.