IMC 2012: Sessions

Session 827: Communication and Conflict in England and France in the Central and Late Middle Ages

Tuesday 10 July 2012, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:'Communication, Conflicts & Order in Medieval & Early Modern Europe' Project, Kyoto University / Battle Conference on Anglo-Norman Studies / Haskins Society for Anglo-Saxon, Anglo-Norman, Angevin & Viking History
Organiser:Atsuko Nakamura, Department of General Education, Toyota National College of Technology, Japan
Moderator/Chair:David Bates, School of History, University of East Anglia / Université de Caen Basse-Normandie
Paper 827-aThe Relationships between the Charter Issuing of Anglo-Norman Kings and Their Itineraries
(Language: English)
Atsuko Nakamura, Department of General Education, Toyota National College of Technology, Japan
Index terms: Administration, Charters and Diplomatics, Law, Literacy and Orality
Paper 827-bPreuves en justice et liens d'amitié ou de fidélité dans l'ouest de la France aux XIe et XIIe siècles
(Language: Français)
Koutarou Todoroki, Department of Contemporary Sociological Studies, Notre Dame Seishin University
Index terms: Law, Lay Piety, Mentalities, Social History
Paper 827-cNegotiations and the Use of Documents in 13th-Century Toulouse
(Language: English)
Nobutada Zushi, Faculty of Literature, Arts & Cultural Studies, Kinki University, Osaka
Index terms: Law, Literacy and Orality
Paper 827-dReligious Aspects of Political Communication between Princes and Cities in the Late Medieval Low Countries
(Language: English)
Hideki Aotani, Department of Cultural History, Seisen University, Japan
Index terms: Lay Piety, Mentalities, Religious Life, Social History

This session presents some results of the research project ‘Communication, Conflicts and Order in Medieval and Early Modern Europe’, Kyoto University, sponsored by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. Each speaker aims to investigate how the process of conflicts and various communicative actions interrelated. The first paper will look at interaction between travelling Anglo-Norman kings and people petitioning them for charters. The second paper will explore the roles that friends and fidèles of the litigants played in judicial courts. The third paper will examine negotiations between 13th-century Toulouse and the kingship by re-evaluation of the documents of the Inquisition. The fourth paper will investigate an intersection of religion and power in political communication between princes such as Burgundian dukes and cities in the Low Countries by analysis of religious discourse and ritual.
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