Call for Papers

Third International Symposium of

Mens et Mensa: Society for the Study of Food in the Middle Ages

“Medieval Mediterranean Foodways”

For presentaiton a the annual meeting of the
Mediterranean Studies Association
May 31 - June 3, 2017

Mens et Mensa invites proposals papers in sessions sponsored by the society during the annual meeting of The Mediterranean Studies Association, scheduled for May 31 – June 3, 2017 at the University of Malta. Proposals may address any issues involving ideas, practices and artifacts related to food in the medieval Mediterranean world.

Papers are limited to 20 minutes reading/presentation time.

Deadline : February 1, 2017


Interested participants must provide, by 1 February 2017:

All proposers must clearly indicate, in their curricula vitae:

Please send the abstract and curriculum vitae as attachments via email to John Bollweg, secretary of Mens et Mensa, at


    -Selected papers from Mens et mensa sessions will be published after the conference.

    -Please note that:

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