IMC 2008: Sessions

Session 1508: Conflicts in Urban Trade

Thursday 10 July 2008, 09.00-10.30

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:Thomas Kühtreiber, Institut für Realienkunde des Mittelalters & der frühen Neuzeit, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Krems
Paper 1508-bTalmudic Jews and their Barbaric Practice: The Medieval View of Religious Slaughter
(Language: English)
Z. Yaakov Wise, Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Manchester
Index terms: Daily Life, Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Religious Life, Social History
Paper 1508-cPromotion vs. Prohibition of Advertising in Late Medieval Central European Towns
(Language: English)
Gerhard Jaritz, Institut für Realienkunde, Universität Salzburg, Krems / Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Index terms: Daily Life, Economics - Urban, Social History
Abstract

The life in medieval urban society was determined by a number of conflicts being based on opposite group interests in the communities. This may particularly be proved for the spheres of crafts and trade. The session offers three different exampples of such conflicts that influenced the daily life in the communities intensively.