Studies Association

NEWS:  2021 Conference to be held 100% online;
no in-person attendance. More details in 4/24 newsletter.

23rd Annual International Congress

University of Gibraltar

May 26 - May 29, 2021

Visit our MSA Payments Page  now to register and pay for your MSA Membership online or by mail. IIf you have not paid your 2021 MEMBERSHIP DUES, please do so at this time. Otherwise, we will have to drop you from the program.

MSA 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.

Register and pay by going to our membership page.

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 2021: 

Jennifer Ballantine, University of Gibraltar


President, Executive Director: 

Benjamin F. Taggie 


Vice President, Associate Director, Congress Coordinator:
Louise Taggie

Assistant Director: 

Vaios Vaiopoulos, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece

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

Senior Editor, Mediterranean Studies:

Susan O. Shapiro, Utah State University

Editor, Mediterranean Studies:

Susan L. Rosenstreich, Dowling College


Benjamin F. Taggie, President, Executive Director 

Louise Taggie, Vice President, Associate Director, Congress Coordinator
Jennifer Ballantine, Chair, University of Gibraltar

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

Susan L. Rosenstreich, Editor, Dowling College

John Watkins, Chair Congress Program Committee, Univ. of Minnesota

Ana Clara Birrento, University of Évora, Évora, Portugal

Amikam Nachmani, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel

Geraldo Sousa, University of Kansas

Mediterranean Studies Association

Box 79351, North Dartmouth, MA 02747  USA

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