Calls for Papers

CFP: MESA, Muslims, Moriscos, Renegades, and Christians in Habsburg Empire, Denver CO Nov 21-24, 2015

Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting

November 21-24, 2015 Denver, CO


Muslims, Moriscos, Renegades, and Christians: Conflictual Encounters, Conversions, and Exchange in the Early-Modern Habsburg Empire


The Mediterranean Sea and its coasts during the XVI and XVII centuries are the arena of religious and political conflicts and negotiations. This panel will explore sixteenth century representations of conversions and encounters between Christians and Muslims. Papers may consider themes such as piracy, captivity, conversion, Moriscos, Renegades, Mediterranean lingua franca, and polemical religious treatises. If you are interested in this panel, please submit a 250-word abstract and CV.


Organizer: Diana Galarreta, University of Virginia (
Deadline: February 3rd, 2015


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