IMC 2007: Sessions

Session 323: Representing Urban Life and Space, III: Gender and Crime

Monday 9 July 2007, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Organiser:Brigitte Rath, Independent Scholar, Wien
Moderator/Chair:Ingrid Matschinegg, Institut für Realienkunde des Mittelalters und der frühen Neuzeit, Universität Salzburg, Krems
Paper 323-aFemale Space and Urban Crime: The Example of Tyrolean Towns
(Language: English)
Brigitte Rath, Independent Scholar, Wien
Index terms: Daily Life, Gender Studies, Law, Women’s Studies
Paper 323-bThe Construction of Crime and Gender in 15th-Century Hungarian Cities and Market Towns
(Language: English)
Gabriella Erdélyi, Institute of History, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest
Index terms: Daily Life, Gender Studies, Sexuality, Social History

The representation of urban space and life in medieval sources often referred to specific patterns and networks that were interesting enough and worthwhile to be treated. One of them was certainly the field of criminality. The session will deal with the question to what extent such networks of crime were determined by aspects of gender.