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Urban topographies and networks, Northern Europe 800-1600

Urban topographies and networks, Northern Europe 800-1600

Forskergruppen for middelalderstudier arrangerer konferansen Urban topographies and networks, Northern Europe 800-1600, på Bryggens museum 28.-29. mai 2015.

Fransk tidebønnebok, blad for janu. Slott og bønder som slår gress
Fransk tidebønnebok, juni, ca. 1500

Konferansen tar opp sentrale spørsmål knyttet til topografi og nettverk i vid forstand – relatert til byer, tingsteder og andre nettverksforhold, samt byhistorieskriving i Nord-Europa i perioden 800-1600. Disse aspektene vil bli diskutert i en tverrfaglig sammenheng, der arkeologer, historikere og andre middelalderforskere vil presentere aktuell forskning og ut fra ulike innfallsvinkler og kilder. Konferansen foregår på engelsk.

Konferansen finner sted i auditoriet på Bryggens museum, 28.-29. mai, og er åpen for alle interesserte. Påmelding til irene.baug@ahkr.uib.no innen 15. mai.

 

Program

Thursday, 28 May

12:00 Welcome by Leidulf Melve

Transnational perspectives in archaeology and history

12:20 Jørn Øyrehagen Sunde, University of Bergen: A model for reception of law in the Middle Ages

12:40 Andrew Reynolds, University College London: Administrative Networks: Rethinking the Anglo-Saxon urban trajectory.

13:00 Geir Atle Ersland, University of Bergen: Foreign trade urban hubs

13:20 Discussion + short coffee break

Centers and networks

14:00 Erik Opsahl, NTNU: Lineage was important, connections to powerful men and families even more important. Social networks as means for Norwegian aristocrats in the Late Middle Ages

14:20 Henriette Mikkelsen Hoel, University of Bergen: Queens and their residential towns

14:40 Marie Ødegård, University of Bergen: Law, cult, politics and competition. Meeting Places in southeastern Norway

15:00 Stian Hamre, University of Bergen: Immigration and mobility in pre-modern Trondheim

15:20 Discussion

 

Friday, 29 May

Ecclesiastical networks

9:30 Sveinung Boye, University of Göteborg: ‘[W]ith all my kinsmen and friends’: The political networks of Norwegian bishops during the civil war period

9:50 Bjørn Bandlien, Buskerud and Vestfold University College: International clerical networks and intellectual culture in Norway c. 1200—1320.

10:10 Kjartan Hauglid, University of Oslo: Ecclesiastical architecture in Norway – a testimony to continental influences and networks

10:30 Discussion

Writing urban history

11:00 Leidulf Melve, University of Bergen: The writing of urban history in Bergen

11:20 Jenine de Vries, University of Durham: It's not just about chronicles. Forms of historical writing in late medieval towns in England and the Low Countries

11:40 Jens Eike Schnall, University of Bergen: Olaus Magnus’ networks of informants

12:00 Discussion