To bring together scholars who explain historical phenomena using the methods of the social sciences

Preliminary Programme

Showing: Middle Ages (all days)
Wed 4 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 5 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Fri 6 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 7 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

All days
Wednesday 4 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
H-1 - MID01 : Kings, Courts, and the People in Medieval Europe
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Network: Middle Ages Chair: Jelle Haemers
Organizers: Jelle Haemers, Jesus Angel Solorzano-TelecheaDiscussants: -
Maria Dávila : Gender, Space and Power: Representations of Female Authority at the Portuguese Court (1438-1521)
Jesús de Inés Serrano : King and Kingdom’s Words. Communication Types between Castilian Monarchy and Valley Communities during the 15th Century in Asturias de Santillana
Miguel José López-Guadalupe Pallarés : Trade, Merchants and Economic Policies: Commercial Activity at Castile-Leon Estremadura’s Medium-size Councils
Bruno Marconi da Costa : From Revolt to "Revolution" - the Avis Dynastic Crisis as seen from Below (1383-1385)
Annabelle Marin : Do Women Embody the Power of the Elite in Cities? The Role of High Noblewomen in the Process of Urban Hierarchization in Fifteenth-Century Castile



Wednesday 4 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
C-3 - MID11 : Medieval Urban Women in Legal Norms and Social Practice – East Central Europe in Comparison
OSCR Lanyon Building
Networks: Middle Ages , Women and Gender Chair: Michaela Antonín Malaníková
Organizer: Michaela Antonín MalaníkováDiscussants: -
Mozejko Beata : Legal Status of Men and Women in Medieval Gdansk as Compared withH Other Polish and Prussian Towns
Irena Benyovsky Latin : Residential Mobility of Patrician Women in Late Medieval Dubrovnik (Ragusa)
Marija Mogorovic Crljenko : The Legal Status of Women in Istrian Coastal Towns in the Late Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period
Nada Zecevic : Maximum vilipendium, dedecus et scandalum? Gender Violence in the Towns in Albania Veneta, 14th-15th c.


M-3 - ELI04 : Urban Hierarchisation Process in Castile. Late Medieval and Early Modern Period
PFC/02/017 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Elites and Forerunners , Middle Ages , Urban Chair: Maria Asenjo-Gonzalez
Organizer: Maria Asenjo-GonzalezDiscussant: Jesus Angel Solorzano-Telechea
Susana Guijarro : Clerical Elites in Late Medieval Castile
David Igual : Merchant Groups and Urban Oligarchies in Late Medieval Castile: Different Models of Interrelationship?
Sean Perrone : The Council of the Cruzada and its Agents: the Limits on Royal Bureaucracy in the Early Sixteenth Century
Ángel Rozas : Merchants between Toledo and Madrid. Family Strategies of Social Mobility



Wednesday 4 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
H-4 - MID02 : The Social History of Devotion and Christianization
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Network: Middle Ages Chair: Jesus Angel Solorzano-Telechea
Organizers: Jelle Haemers, Jesus Angel Solorzano-TelecheaDiscussants: -
Louise Berglund : Constructing Influence: the Cooperation of Queen Blanche of Namur and Birgitta of Sweden in the 1340s and beyond
Fabrizio De Falco : Educate the Barbarians. The Unsuccessful Irish Church through the Eyes of the Anglo-Norman Invaders (XIIth Cen.)
Anna-Stina Hägglund : Birgittine Monasteries in the Baltic Sea Region and Benefactor Networks
Edoardo Manarini : A Bishop, his Flock, his Books. How to Build a Network for Salvation in Carolingian Italy: Leodoinus and the See of Modena



Thursday 5 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
E-6 - MID06 : Certifying Inequalities in Late Medieval Europe. England, Italy and France in Comparative Perspective
MAP/OG/005 Maths and Physics
Networks: Middle Ages , Social Inequality Chair: Massimo Vallerani
Organizer: Marta GravelaDiscussant: Massimo Vallerani
James Davis : Social Stratification in the Streets and Markets of Medieval English Towns
Ian Forrest : Inequality and Trustworthiness in Late Medieval England
Marta Gravela : Unequal Citizenship. The Fiscal Assessment of Inequalities in Late Medieval Italy
Clément Lenoble : Microcredit and Inequalities in the Middle Ages



Thursday 5 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
H-8 - MID05 : Transport and Stevedoring in the Medieval European Atlantic
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Networks: Labour , Middle Ages Chair: Amândio Barros
Organizers: Amândio Barros, Ana María Rivera MedinaDiscussant: Roberto J. González Zalacain
María Álvarez Fernández : In partibus ultramaris. Success and Fragility in Asturian Ports of the Middle Ages (13-16th Centuries)
Hilario Casado Alonso : Transport and Stevedoring Costs in Castilian International Trade during the 15th Century
Fernando Martín Pérez : Market Networks – Networks of Merchants in the Cantabrian Coast in Late Middle Ages
Ana María Rivera Medina : Stevedoring in the Ports of the Bay of Biscay (15th- 16th Centuries)



Friday 6 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
V-9 - LAB09 : New Perspectives in Unfree Labour History: a Comparative Approach from Antiquity to the Middle Ages
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Antiquity , Labour , Middle Ages Chair: Arjan Zuiderhoek
Organizers: Lisa Hagelin, Birgitta SjöbergDiscussant: Jesper Carlsen
Lisa Hagelin : Freedmen, Labour and Masculinity in Ancient Rome
Lena Roos : Unspeakable Abominations. Christian Servants in Jewish Families during the Middle Ages
Birgitta Sjöberg : To be Old and Unfree in the Ancient Society
Hedvig von Ehrenheim : Free at Last - and Able to Prove it. Greek Manumission Inscriptions Set up in Sanctuaries


ZC-9 - RUR09a : Shock Cities: Medieval Cities Managing Food Crises I
PFC/03/028 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Middle Ages , Rural , Urban Chair: Tim Soens
Organizer: Tim SoensDiscussants: -
Nicolas Barla : Political Responses to Food Crises in Narrative Sources. A Methodological and Comparative Analysis of Famine Narratives from the Southern Low Countries (XIth-XVth Century)
Antoine Bonnivert : Facing Food Crises in the Rheno-Mosan Area: the Political Responses of Medieval Bishops
Chantal Camenisch : Aldermen under Compulsion. Subsistence Crises, Coping Strategies and Market Regulation in the Town of Bern (Switzerland) from the 14th to the 16th Century



Friday 6 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
H-11 - MID07a : Land, Houses and Mortgage Credit: towards a Comparative Perspective (1300-1600)
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Networks: Economic History , Middle Ages Chair: Jaco Zuijderduijn
Organizer: Jaco ZuijderduijnDiscussants: -
Heidi Deneweth : Mortgaging, Economic Development and Inequality. Bruges, 16th and 17th Centuries
Johannes Kaska : Mortgages as Dowers and Dowries in the Late Medieval Lambach Estate (Upper Austria)
Samuel Nussbaum : Mortgages and the Land Market in Vienna’s Wine-Growing Hinterland (Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries)
Michael Schraer : Real Estate and Credit: Jewish Lending in the Crown of Aragon, 1350-1400
Liang Zhao : The Features and Functions of Land-Based Financial Market in Pre-Modern China - a New Framework



Friday 6 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
H-12 - MID07b : Land, Houses and Mortgage Credit: towards a Comparative Perspective II (1600-1800)
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Networks: Economic History , Middle Ages Chair: Heidi Deneweth
Organizer: Jaco ZuijderduijnDiscussants: -
Marcella Lorenzini , Giuseppe De Luca : The Rise of Capitalistic Agriculture and the Role of Credit in 18th-century Northern Italy: Mortgages for Canal Building in the Cremona Countryside
José Luis Peña-Mir : Regulation and Reality. Mortgage Credit and Contract Design in Spain from the Ancien Régime to the Liberal State
Richard Yntema : Industrial Finance and the Mortgage Market in Amsterdam during the Dutch Republic
Jaco Zuijderduijn : The Long Walk to Court. Access to Law Courts in East and West



Saturday 7 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
H-13 - MID09a : Management and Transfers of Real Estate by Women in the Pre-industrial Period I (Middle Ages)
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Networks: Economic History , Middle Ages Chair: Heidi Deneweth
Organizers: Heidi Deneweth, Lies VervaetDiscussant: Ann M Carlos
Andrea Bardyn : Managers or Carriers of Property? A Comparative Perspective on Women’s Participation in Property Markets in Late Medieval Brabant
Helen Manning : Quantifying Women’s Property Ownership during Periods of Parliamentary Enclosure (1750-1850)
Rebecca Mason : Female Proprietorship and the Transfer of Landed Estate by Remarrying Widows in Early Modern Scotland, c.1600-c.1750
Miriam Muller : Women and Land in a Late Medieval Coastal Manor in England, c. 1270 to 1340
Lies Vervaet : Women and the Management of Farms in Flanders, 14th-16th Centuries



Saturday 7 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
H-14 - MID09b : Management and Transfers of Real Estate by Women in the Pre-industrial Period II (Economic History)
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Network: Middle Ages Chair: Lies Vervaet
Organizer: Heidi DenewethDiscussant: Elise Van Nederveen Meerkerk
Amanda Capern : Women, Land and Family: the Case from Early-modern English Wills
Ann M Carlos , Laura Anne Wreshnig : City Women: Women in Housing and Financial Markets. London 1720-1725
Pieter De Reu : The Major Losers of the Land Market? Single Women, Spouses and Widows and the Transfer of Real Estate in Flanders and Württemberg, c. 1750-c. 1850
Elise Dermineur : Women and the Management of Land in Eighteenth-Century France
Juliet Gayton : Transfers of Real Estate by Rural Women Copyholders in Seventeenth Century England



Saturday 7 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
H-15 - MID03 : Living in the City: Social and Economic Urban Topographies in the Late Medieval Period
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Network: Middle Ages Chairs: -
Organizer: Ward LeloupDiscussant: Justin Colson
Colin Arnaud : Multiplying the Indicators: Combining the Results of a Research Based Students' Team Work on the Topography of Görlitz in 1500
Janna Everaert : Political Elites and the Mastery over Urban Space in Late Medieval Antwerp
Lea Hermenault : Mapping Crafts, Merchants and Mass of Potential Clients : a Contribution of ALPAGE Project to Parisian Topography Analysis of the Late Medieval Period
Mathijs Speecke : Material Culture and Living Standards in the Bruges Suburbs, 14th Century
Elien Vernackt : Socio-economic Topography of Late-medieval Bruges through a Sixteenth-century Town Plan