IMC 2009: Sessions

Session 1328: Late Medieval Constructions of Oneself and the Others

Wednesday 15 July 2009, 16.30-18.00

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:Gerhard Jaritz, Institut für Realienkunde, Universität Salzburg, Krems / Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Paper 1328-aIsland vs. Mainland: Changes in Understanding the Mainland on the Island of Rab from the Early 14th to the Late 15th Century
(Language: English)
Dušan Mlacović, Oddelek za zgodovino, Univerza v Ljubljani
Index terms: Daily Life, Economics - Trade, Social History
Paper 1328-bForeign Merchants in the Central European Commercial Network (14th-15th Centuries)
(Language: English)
Balázs Nagy, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest / Eötvös Loránd University
Index terms: Daily Life, Economics - Trade, Social History
Paper 1328-cCaptivity and Hostile Romance, or, Mihály Szilágyi (1400-1460) in a Hungarian and an Ottoman Epic
(Language: English)
Agnes Drosztmer, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Index terms: Daily Life, Language and Literature - Comparative, Language and Literature - Other
Abstract

The session deals with late medieval constructions of ethnic, cultural, and economic ‘otherness’ and their causes and functions in context with creating and up-keeping one’s own identity. Particular emphasis will be put on the Central European area.