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IMC 2006: Sessions

Session 1518: Hospitals in Urban Society, I

Thursday 13 July 2006, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Department of History, Goldsmiths College, University of London
Organiser:Herwig Weigl, Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung / Institut für Geschichte, Universität Wien
Moderator/Chair:John Henderson, Department of History, Classics & Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London / School of Philosophy, History & International Studies, Monash University
Paper 1518-aOccasional Space: Late Medieval Hospitals as Meeting Places
(Language: English)
Brigitte Resl, School of Histories, Languages & Cultures, University of Liverpool
Index terms: Daily Life, Mentalities, Social History
Paper 1518-bNegotiating Charitable Space in the Urban Environment: Late Medieval Winchester
(Language: English)
Carly Deering, School of History, University of Liverpool
Index terms: Daily Life, Local History, Mentalities, Social History
Paper 1518-cLay Patrons and Personnel in Medieval Dalmatian Hospitals
(Language: English)
Jadranka Neralić, Hrvatski Institut za Povijest, Zagreb
Index terms: Lay Piety, Medicine, Social History

These two sessions will address the various ways in which (late) medieval hospitals were integrated into urban society. Aspects of piety and charity, medicine, art, administration and space will be discussed. Different regions of Europe (England, Dalmatia, Tuscany, Germany) were deliberately chosen to compare different social and cultural backgrounds. These sessions are a follow-up to "Care for the Poor in the Middle Ages: A European Survey" at IMC 2005.