The International Conference “Shifting Cities in the Iberian Peninsula, III BC-IX AD”, organized by Prof. Dr. Sabine Panzram (RomanIslam Center, Universität Hamburg), Prof. Dr. Eduardo Manzano Moreno (CSIC Madrid) and Prof. Dr. Lauro Olmo Enciso (Universidad de Alcalá), will take place on 24-26 November 2022 (in person and on Zoom) and will comprise the following lectures:

Thursday, November 24, 6 pm – 8 pm (CET)

-Luis Silva Reneses (Université de Genève), Shifting cities as a result of Roman hegemony: contexts, motives and decision making

-Pieter Houten / Sabine Panzram (Universität Hamburg), In view of the cross: the transformation (or no) of the civitas into sedis episcopalis

Friday, November 25, 9:30 am – 8:30 pm (CET)

-Paulo Pachá (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro – UHH), Shifting urban loyalties: conquered and rebellious cities in Visigothic Iberia

-Damián Fernández (Northern Illinois University – FU Berlin), Changing institutions and political culture in post-imperial Hispania

-Lauro Olmo Enciso (Universidad de Alcalá), Shifting cities and landscapes between the 8th and 9th centuries: widening interpretation through materiality

-Manuel Castro Priego (Universidad de Alcalá), Madīnat al-Faraŷ, Qal ́at ́Abd al-Salām and Complutum: the shaping of the Islamic social space in the Lower Henares Valley (Madrid and Guadalajara) during the 8th and 9th centuries

-Irene Montilla (Universidad de Jaén), Urban dynamics in the upper Guadalquivir Valley during the 8th and 9th centuries

-Julián M. Ortega (Universidad de Zaragoza) / Marta Pérez Polo (Universidad de Navarra), Central Places on the move. Reconfigurations of the urban network in the Ebro Valley during the first millenium AD

-Joan Negre Pérez (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) / Ada Lasheras González (EHEHI, Casa de Velázquez Madrid) / Francesc Rodríguez Martorell (Universitat Rovira i Virgili – Universitat de Barcelona), From Ṭarrakūna to Ṭurṭūša. Shifting capitals on the farthest confines of early al-Andalus

-María Teresa Casal-García (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid), Early Andalusi urbanism in Madīnat Qurṭūba:
survivals and new patterns

Saturday, November 26, 9:30 am – 8:30 pm (CET)

-Eduardo Manzano Moreno (CSIC Madrid – St Andrews University), Ancient ciuitates, new madīna-s. Urban transformations in the aftermath of the Arab conquest

-Jorge Elices Ocón (Universität Hamburg), Inherited cities: how to cope with Antiquity in al-Andalus

-Sonia Gutiérrez Lloret (Universidad de Alicante), From pillar to post: shifting cities in the southeast of the Iberian Peninsula between Hispania and al-Andalus

-Guillermo García-Contreras Ruiz / Bilal Sarr (Universidad de Granada), Eliberri – Ilbira – Garnata. Early Medieval towns in the Vega of Granada

-Fernando Amores Carredano / Ana Mateos Orozco (Universidad de Sevilla), From Ispali to Isbiliya (Sevilla) within the urban process of the lower Guadalquivir

-Antonio Vallejo Triano / Mª del Carmen Rodríguez Sánchez (Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra), Competence or complementarity. Qurṭūba and Madīnat al-Zahrā’ in the caliphal period

-Caroline Goodson (University of Cambridge), Shifting cities in the late Roman and early Medieval west: a view from beyond Iberia

Please confirm your participation by November 24, 2022 (1 pm) to [email protected]. You will then receive a link enabling you to access the event.