Colloquium: Benjamin Liu on Medieval Travel Literature

Colloquium: Benjamin Liu on Medieval Travel Literature

Colloquium: Benjamin Liu on Medieval Travel Literature

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Date and Time

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

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French Parlor, Founders Hall

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110

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"The 'Magnificence of Cities': Pero Tafur's Travels," by Benjamin Liu, PhD, University of California Riverside.

Liu discusses the account of an early fifteenth-century traveler from Spain to Asia Minor. Liu is a specialist on medieval Iberia and the complex relationships between Christians, Muslims and Jews. His current work focuses on cultural exchanges from the Mediterranean to Asia. His talk will be for a general audience.

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