Mediterranean Worlds (1350-1650)

Master Class by David Abulafia

On Friday 25 October the Center for Medieval Studies Amsterdam organizes a master-class by David Abulafia, Professor of Mediterranean History at the University of Cambridge. Professor Abulafia will listen and respond to three presentations by graduate students on medieval and early modern Mediterranean history.

  1. Monica Colominas (University of Amsterdam)

Disputes about purity in late Medieval Iberia. Interreligious contacts and the polemical language of the Mudejars.


  1. Richard Calis (Utrecht University)

L'Italie après Byzance. Greek learning in fifteenth-century Italy.


  1. Lisa Kattenberg (University of Amsterdam)

Lessons from the Low Countries. The Dutch Revolt and theories of state at the Spanish Habsburg Court. 


Center for Medieval Studies Amsterdam

Friday 25 October, 15.00-17.00

Belle van Zuylenzaal, University Library, Singel 425, Amsterdam


The event is co-organized by the Institute of Culture and History (UvA) and Stichting Zenobia. It will be open to students, scholars and members of the various research schools alike. A reception will follow. Please register by emailing the organizers by 18 October: Richard Calis ( or Maaike van Berkel (