IMC 2005: Sessions

Session 608: Fresh Looks at Medieval Frisia

Tuesday 12 July 2005, 11.15-12.45

Organiser:Wolfert S. van Egmond, Utrecht Centre for Medieval Studies, Universiteit Utrecht
Moderator/Chair:Marco Mostert, Onderzoekinstituut voor Geschiedenis en Kunstgeschiedenis, Universiteit Utrecht
Paper 608-a'Frisian Identity' from an Archaeological Perspective: The Interpretation of Gold Finds, 450-650
(Language: English)
Johan A. W. Nicolay, Groninger Instituut voor Archeologie, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Index terms: Archaeology - General
Paper 608-bFree Frisians Have Free Necks: The Relationship between the Ideology of the Frisian Freedom and its Reality
(Language: English)
Han Nijdam, Fryske Akademy, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)
Index terms: Anthropology, Historiography - Medieval, Law, Mentalities
Paper 608-cHistoriographical Problems Surrounding Frisian Identity in the Early Middle Ages
(Language: English)
Wolfert S. van Egmond, Utrecht Centre for Medieval Studies, Universiteit Utrecht
Index terms: Anthropology, Historiography - Medieval, Historiography - Modern Scholarship, Politics and Diplomacy
Abstract

This session aims to present recent and ongoing (Dutch) research into medieval Frisia by speakers from different disciplines to an international audience. Special attention will be given to problems relating to the idea of a Frisian identity in the Middle Ages.