Mediterranean Studies Association

21st Annual International Congress 

Sorrento, Italy Sant'Anna Institute

May 30- June 2, 2018


Watch for upcoming information on the 2018 Conference here.

Preview the newest Journal, v.25.1, posted June 2017 and read the editor, John Watkins’ invitation in the July Newsletter.

About the MSA The Mediterranean Studies Association is an interdisciplinary organization which promotes the scholarly study of the Mediterranean region in all aspects and disciplines. It is particularly concerned with the ideas and ideals of  Mediterranean cultures from  antiquity to the present and their influence beyond these geographical and temporal boundaries.

The Association was incorporated in 1994 after several years of informal existence and is a publicly-supported organization exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Membership is open to anyone interested in the scholarly study of the Mediterranean. Our MSA Membership Form is here. Memberships are due and payable at the start of each calendar year. Your payment entitles you  to participate in our annual international Congress. Payments are non-refundable.


President of the Congress 2017: Cristiana Panicco, President, Sant'Anna Institute


Executive Director: Benjamin F. Taggie: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Associate Director, Treasurer & Congress Coordinator: Louise Taggie, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Assistant Director: Vaios Vaiopoulos, Ionian University , Corfu,Greece

Chair Congress Program Committee and Program Coordinator: John Watkins, University of Minnesota

Susan O. Shapiro, Editor, Mediterranean Studies, Utah State University

Mediterranean Studies Association, Box 79351, North Dartmouth, MA 02747 

              Phone: 508-979-8687