Brian Catlos: “The Paradoxes of Pluralism: Mediterranean Conflict and Collaboration in the Age of Holy War”

Brian Catlos:  “The Paradoxes of Pluralism: Mediterranean Conflict and Collaboration in the Age of Holy War”

Professor Catlos works on social relations in the premodern Mediterranean and is one of the scholars shaping the emerging interdisciplinary field of Mediterranean Studies. His current projects include a history of the Muslim communities in Latin Christendom from the eleventh to seventeenth centuries; studies of Muslim and Jewish minorities in Medieval Iberia based on original archival research; and premodern Mediterranean ethno-religious identity and intergroup relations.

Brian Catlos is Associate Professor of History at UCSC; Co-Director of the UC Mediterranean Studies Multi-Campus Research Project and the UCSC Center for Mediterranean Studies.