IMC 2004: Sessions

Session 217: Bureaucracy, Administration, and Power, II

Monday 12 July 2004, 14.15-15.45

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 217-aLiteracy, Administration and Power in the Northern Low Countries in the 13th Century
(Language: English)
Everardus C. Dijkhof, Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis, Den Haag
Paper 217-bKings, Lawyers and Law in 13th-Century England
(Language: English)
Paul Brand, All Souls College, University of Oxford
Index terms: Administration, Law, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 217-cRivalling Chanceries: England, France, and the Papacy at the End of the 12th Century
(Language: English)
Klaus van Eickels, Lehrstuhl für Geschichte des Spätmittelalters, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken
Index terms: Administration, Charters and Diplomatics, Ecclesiastical History, 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.