Current News and Events



The Zeitschrift für Mittelmeerstudien (ZfM) is online!

After intensive preparation, the Journal of Mediterranean Studies (ZfM) is now online!
ZfM is interdisciplinary, open access, trilingual, and also aimed at young scholars. The journal will publish research from the humanities as well as the cultural and social sciences covering all historical periods and aspects of the Mediterranean. The phenomena, events and processes of the region will be considered comparatively and in a transregional context.
The journal's languages of publication will be English, French and German.

For more information on the Journal of Mediterranean Studies (ZfM), please refer here.

Journal of Mediterranean Studies (ZfM) Vol. 1 (2021) can be viewed here.

Lecture Series Climatic and Environmental Changes in the Mediterranean Region as Turning Points in History in the Spring Term 2021

The Center for Mediterranean Studies would like to invite you to the public lecture series in the summer semester 2021. The lecture starts on April 19, 2021 and will take place online.

Triest Workshop on 19.2.21 from 14:45 Uhr

Together with the Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne University, the Center for Mediterranean Studies is carrying ut a CIERA project with the title "Trieste: City of Empire (s)".
In this context, a digital workshop on "Ottoman Trieste" will take place on February 19 from 2:45 pm.


Protocol on the General Meeting 18.12.2020

On December 18, 2020 at 10 a.m., the general meeting took place via Zoom due to the pandemic. Fortunately, numerous members turned up despite these circumstances.

As managing director, Prof. Koller warmly welcomed those present and then informed the members present about ongoing research projects and personnel changes.

In addition, Prof. Jöchner proposed a “transliteration reading group”. This proposal was welcomed by members and will be followed up in the following period.
Finally, Dr. Mersch presented the student eJournal “Mare Nostrum”. "Mare Nostrum" is therefore listed on the ZMS homepage.

Dr. Margarita Voulgaropoulou is new Junior Professor at ZMS (05.10.2020)

Dr. Margarita Voulgaropoulou is a new Junior Professor. Her Research has the title "Cross-Cultural Encounters and Confessional Conflicts in the Early Modern Adriatic: The Evidence of Icon Painting."

Welcome, Dr. Voulgaropoulou!

Dr. Kadir Yildirim is new Research Fellow at ZMS (30.09.2020)

Dr. Kadir Yildirim joins the ZMS starting from the October 1. His research project has the title “International Cooperation Against Anarchism: A Historical Network Analysis (1898-1913)”.

Welcome, Dr. Yildirim!

Dr. Ioannis Zelepos is new Research Fellow at ZMS (28.09.2020)

Dr. Ioannis Zelepos joins the ZMS. His research project has the title "Revolution on the Mediterranean. A South European History of the Greek War of Independence 1821".

Welcome, Dr. Zelepos!