IMC 2005: Sessions

Session 510: Care for the Poor in the Middle Ages: A European Survey

Tuesday 12 July 2005, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung, Universität Wien
Organiser:Andrea Sommerlechner, Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung, Universität Wien
Moderator/Chair:Brenda M. Bolton, University of London
Paper 510-aHospital Reform in Late Medieval England
(Language: English)
Brigitte Resl, School of Histories, Languages & Cultures, University of Liverpool
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Lay Piety, Social History
Paper 510-bMedieval Hospitals in Hungary
(Language: English)
Judit Majorossy, Department of Medieval & Early Modern History, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Lay Piety, Social History
Paper 510-cMedieval Hospitals in Southern Germany
(Language: English)
Thomas Just, Österreichisches Staatsarchiv, Wien
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Lay Piety, Social History
Abstract

The session presents a research project of the Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung which intends to provide a survey on urban, ecclesiastical and seignieurial hospitals in Europe. From the range of the regions to be included, 3 examples – England, Hungary, Southern Germany – are chosen to address the questions on sources, legal and social function, target groups and excluded persons, organization and perceptions of the hospitals