Studies Association

23rd Annual International Congress

University of Gibraltar

May 27 - May 30, 2020

Download 2019 ABSTRACTS - Final Edition (as of 5-31-19)

Download the 2019 PROGRAM (as of 5-10-19)

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Membership is open to anyone interested in the scholarly study of the Mediterranean. 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.

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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. 


President of the Congress 2020: 

Jennifer Ballantine, University of Gibraltar


President, Executive Director: 

Benjamin F. Taggie 

Vice President, Associate Director, Congress Coordinator: Louise Taggie, Mediterranean Studies Association 

Assistant Director: 

Vaios Vaiopoulos, Ionian University , Corfu,Greece

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

Editor, Mediterranean Studies:

Susan O. Shapiro, Utah State University

Mediterranean Studies Association

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