IMC 2008: Sessions

Session 522: Charters: A Place for God, Law, and Nature

Tuesday 8 July 2008, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:School of History, University of Liverpool
Organiser:Herwig Weigl, Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung / Institut für Geschichte, Universität Wien
Moderator/Chair:Brigitte Resl, School of Histories, Languages & Cultures, University of Liverpool
Paper 522-aRecords and Resistance: Control of Villein Land Transfers in 14th-Century England
(Language: English)
Charlotte Harrison, School of History, University of Liverpool
Index terms: Charters and Diplomatics, Economics - Rural, Law
Paper 522-bThe Garden in the Charter: Metaphors of Nature in 15th-Century Polish Charters
(Language: English)
Anna Adamska, Onderzoekinstituut voor Geschiedenis en Kunstgeschiedenis, Universiteit Utrecht
Index terms: Charters and Diplomatics, Ecclesiastical History, Theology
Paper 522-cDiplomatics and the Natural World: Is There Anything to Say?
(Language: English)
Herwig Weigl, Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung / Institut für Geschichte, Universität Wien
Index terms: Charters and Diplomatics, Ecclesiastical History
Abstract

The session examines various aspects of charters: as physical objects transporting law, as source for the perception of nature and/or the use of natural imagery in religious contexts.