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Crusades, Islam and Byzantium

An Interdisciplinary Workshop and Conference

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Published on Friday, September 10, 2010


Interdisciplinary and international workshop and conference for young researchers and early career academics intended to identify, present and discuss new findings and approaches in the fields of Crusade, Islamic and Byzantine history.



The Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East; The German Historical Institute; The Institute of Historical Research, London; The London Centre for Crusader Studies

This is a conference aimed at those in the latter stages of their PhD, those engaged in post- doctoral research, or early career academics. It is intended to bring together people from across the three subject areas of Crusade, Byzantine and Islamic history to generate scholarly contacts and to give an insight into the workings and approaches of these fields; it will also provide participants with an opportunity to have their work analysed by contemporaries and a panel of distinguished commentators.

The conference will discuss pre-circulated papers of 5,000 words. Interested parties
should, in the first instance, send a proposal of 500 words to one of the convenors listed
below by 30 October 2010.
Completed papers will be required by 30 April 2011 for circulation. The conference will also feature full-length lectures by leading scholars. Those who wish to listen and comment on the papers, rather than presenting their own work, are very welcome to attend. They are invited to contact schenk@ghil.ac.uk by 30 June 2011 and are strongly encouraged to familiarise themselves with the content in advance.

We hope to be able to offer some financial support – details of this and the format of the meeting will follow via the Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East website at: http://www.sscle.org.

Those travelling from abroad may wish to know that the Leeds International
Medieval Congress follows the week after this event.

For further information, please contact

  • Professor Jonathan Phillips (Royal Holloway, University of London)
  • J.P.Phillips@rhul.ac.uk; Dr Jochen Schenk (German Historical Institute, London) schenk@ghil.ac.uk;
  • Dr William Purkis (University of Birmingham) w.j.purkis@bham.ac.uk.



  • 17 Bloomsbury Square (German Historical Institute)
    City of London, Britain


  • Saturday, October 30, 2010

Attached files


  • croisade, Islam, Byzance, ordres militaires


  • Dr. Jochen Schenk
    courriel : schenk [at] ghil [dot] ac [dot] uk
  • Prof. Jonathan Phillips
    courriel : J [dot] P [dot] Phillips [at] rhul [dot] ac [dot] uk
  • Dr. William Purkis
    courriel : w [dot] j [dot] purkis [at] bham [dot] ac [dot] uk

Information source

  • Jochen Schenk
    courriel : schenk [at] ghil [dot] ac [dot] uk


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« Crusades, Islam and Byzantium », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Friday, September 10, 2010, https://calenda.org/201795

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