Islamic, Byzantine and Latin Exchange Systems in the Mediterranean, 800–1150
February 5, 2021
Host: Marina Rustow, Princeton University
Speaker: Chris Wickham, University of Oxford and Fellow of All Souls College
Chris Wickham is Chichele Professor of Medieval History emeritus and a Fellow of All Souls College at the University of Oxford, and Director of the British School at Rome through July 2021. He is the author of numerous books on medieval rural and urban Italy as well as highly acclaimed comparative histories of Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages, most recently Medieval Europe (Yale UP, 2016). He is currently writing a comparative history of the Mediterranean ca. 950–1180, synthesizing textual and archeological evidence for long-distance and regional exchange.