We are glad to announce that FLAME will be presenting at a panel at the Second International Congress on the History of Money and Numismatics in the Mediterranean World in Antalya, Turkey. The congress is part of the activities of the Suna & İnan Kıraç Research Institute on Mediterranean Civilizations, a research center of Koç University. The conference will be held on 5-8 January 2017, and its scope covers numismatics from the beginning of coinage to the end of the Byzantine era.
FLAME will be presenting as part of the The Late Antique and Medieval Economy in the Mediterranean panel on January 8. FLAME’s speakers will include:
Merle Eisenberg (Princeton University), Changing Coinage: Transformations of Governance in the Early Medieval West
Lee Mordechai (Princeton University), A Macro-View of Money in the Early Medieval Mediterranean Economy (4th-8th Centuries)
Alan Stahl (Princeton University), Medieval Coin Circulation in the Northeastern Mediterranean: The Finds from Antakya, Avkat, and Polis
Luca Zavagno (Bilkent University), Beyond the Periphery: Reassessing the Byzantine Insular Economy between Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages (ca. 650-850 CE)
Additionally, Lee Mordechai will speak about Big Data and the Mediterranean Economy on January 5.
The website of the Congress can be found here.
The schedule of the Congress can be found here.