IMC 2006: Sessions

Session NULL: Aspects of Cultures of Consumption in Medieval Society - session withdrawn 7 June 2006

Wednesday 12 July 2006, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Hilton Shepherd Postgraduate Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Birmingham
Organiser:Miriam Müller, Department of Medieval History, University of Birmingham
Moderator/Chair:Simon Stuart Yarrow, Department of Medieval History, University of Birmingham
Abstract

This session will take a look at different aspects of the culture of consumption in medieval society, using an interdisciplinary approach, by examining archaeology, in this case pottery, court, and law records, such as the 14th-century sumptuary law, as well as elements of medieval literature, including John Gower and Langland.