Conference 2013

Our next conference will take place on 8-10th July 2013 at Churchill College, Cambridge (UK) with a theme of ‘Trade, Travel and Transmission in the Medieval Mediterranean’. Key note speakers at the conference will be Prof. David Abulafia and Prof. Carole Hillenbrand. A provisional program is now available here.

Registration for the conference can be completed here. The cost of registration is £135, or £110 for students, society members or unwaged participants. This price includes access to the full three days of the conference, provision of an abstract book, tea and coffee, a buffet lunch and entrance to a wine reception sponsored by Taylor and Francis.

Accommodation for the conference can be booked directly through Churchill College. Please be sure to enter the promotional code: MED19797, which will allow you to reserve rooms at a discounted rate that has been negotiated for the conference. Note that no availability will appear until the dates are entered and you are advised not to use Google Chrome as your browser to complete your booking.

Any queries about the conference should be directed to our dedicated conference e-mail:

Conference information

We host a biennial conference which brings together scholars from a range of disciplines to present and discuss their work, thus providing a forum for the exchange of ideas on the Medieval Mediterranean. Our next conference will be held at Lincoln in July 2015.


Membership of the society provides a range of benefits including copies of Al-Masāq delivered to your door and reduced rates for participation in our conferences.

Journal: Al-Masãq

These web pages introduce the Society and its’ peer-review journal: Al-Masāq: Journal of the Medieval Mediterranean, as well as providing details of our biennial conference series.