IMC 2004: Sessions

Session 117: Bureaucracy, Administration, and Power, I

Monday 12 July 2004, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:British Academy Network: English Political Culture in Comparison
Organiser:Björn Weiler, Department of History & Welsh History, Aberystwyth University
Moderator/Chair:Michael Clanchy, Institute of Historical Research, University of London
Paper 117-aAdministration and Power in the Chancery of King Henry III
(Language: English)
David Carpenter, Department of History, King's College London
Index terms: Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 117-bThe Diplomatics of Papal Power in the 13th Century
(Language: English)
Christoph Egger, Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung, Universität Wien
Index terms: Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 117-cPower and Literacy in Scandinavia, 1250-1350
(Language: English)
Arnved Nedkvitne, Department of Archaeology, Conservation & Historical Studies, Universitetet i Oslo
Index terms: Literacy and Orality, Politics and Diplomacy

The papers in this session will explore the ways and means by which power was represented, both practically and symbolically, in the workings of royal, comital or papal administration in a variety of regions and institutions during the 13th and 14th century.