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Mediterranean Migration in Interdisciplinary Perspective

University of Warwick, WBS, 3.215,

Friday 3 March 2017


10.45: Welcome and Introduction

Felicita Tramontana (Warwick): “Migration in Mediterranean history: Continuities and fractures”

11.00-12.30: Migration across the Mediterranean: contemporary challenges and historical perspectives

Chair: John-Paul Ghobrial (Oxford)

Jacob Norris (Sussex): ”Jerusalemite Christians and their encounters with Catholic Europe, 1650-1750”

David Celetti (Padua/ Bucharest): “French migration in 18th century Levant. Daily Life, social networks and integration Strategies”

Nina Perkowski (Warwick): “Researching contemporary journeys across the Mediterranean Sea”

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.30: Italian Migration: Literature and History

Chair: Beat Kümin (Warwick)

Rosa Salzberg (Warwick): “Renaissance Venice as 'arrival city': Mapping spaces and itineraries of migration in the urban landscape”

Jennifer Burns (Warwick): “Mapping transnational subjecthood across the Mediterranean: agency, memory, and futures in recent migration narratives in Italian”

14.30- 15.00 Tea break

15.00-16.00: Migration, history and methodological challenges

Chair: Leo Lucassen (Leiden)

William O’ Reilly (Cambridge): “Recruitment, trafficking and new modes of analysis from the 17th to the 21st century”

Sascha O. Becker (Warwick): “Poland is not yet lost:
WWII, population movements, and trust”

16.00-1730: Comment: Leo Lucassen (Leiden) and final discussion

We gratefully acknowledge funding from:mc

The European Commission, Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions in the framework of HORIZON 2020.


The Humanities Research Centre, University of Warwick:


The Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, University of Warwick: