IMC 2005: Sessions

Session 310: Changing Minds and Influencing Memory

Monday 11 July 2005, 16.30-18.00

Organiser:Lari Ahokas, Department of Philosophy, History, Culture & Art Studies, University of Helsinki
Moderator/Chair:Christian Krötzl, Historiatieteen Laitos, Tampereen Yliopisto
Paper 310-a'Eo mulieres non intrant sub pena excommunicationis': The Meaning of Gender in Late Medieval Guidebooks to Rome
(Language: English)
Timo Tapani Saastamoinen, Department of General History, University of Turku
Paper 310-bGender Issues in the Enemy Images of Crusade Propaganda: The Femininity of the Jews and the Saracens
(Language: English)
Miikka M. Tamminen, Department of History, University of Tampere
Index terms: Crusades
Paper 310-cInterpreting Religious Conversion: The Conversion Narratives of Valdesius of Lyon in Context
(Language: English)
Pekka Tolonen, Department of Comparative Religion, University of Turku
Paper 310-dThe Abbot and the Elder Brothers: Conflicts within the Abbey in Central Italian 11th-Century Monastic Historiography
(Language: English)
Lari Ahokas, Department of Philosophy, History, Culture & Art Studies, University of Helsinki
Index terms: Religious Life
Abstract

The theme of this session deals with different means of communication and influence in the Middle Ages, which is also the theme of the workgroup of medieval history of the Institutum Romanum Finlandiae (Rome). The session contains papers of young scholars working currently with the group (NB: session contains four papers)
Main objects of interest include: different media as means of influencing; the choice and use of media; and so forth. The topic of age and influencing will also be discussed in individual papers. These topics are approached with four case-studies concerning media of different scope and function.