IMC 2007: Sessions

Session 123: Representing Urban Life and Space, I: The Good and the Bad

Monday 9 July 2007, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Organiser:Gerhard Jaritz, Institut für Realienkunde, Universität Salzburg, Krems / Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Moderator/Chair:Juhan Kreem, Tallinn City Archives
Paper 123-aThe Just and the Infidels: Constructing Contrasts of Early Trecento Urban Space
(Language: English)
Péter Bokody, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Index terms: Art History - Painting, Daily Life, Social History
Paper 123-bHealth and Illness: Means of Defining the Medieval City of Norwich
(Language: English)
Athena Christina Syrakoy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Index terms: Architecture - General, Architecture - Religious
Paper 123-cThe Butcher's Space
(Language: English)
Gerhard Jaritz, Institut für Realienkunde, Universität Salzburg, Krems / Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Index terms: Daily Life, Mentalities, Social History
Abstract

The representation of medieval urban life and space was often determined by the emphasis on various contrasts. The session will deal with the question to what extent such a use of contrasts concentrated on positive versus negative evaluation of the towns and their inhabitants.