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IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 1526: Reform and Renewal in Burgundy, I: Politics and Monasteries

Thursday 9 July 2015, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée / Regesta Imperii, Justus-Liebig-Universität, Gießen
Organisers:Andrea Hauff, Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur Mainz
Jessika Nowak, Historisches Seminar, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Jens Schneider, Laboratoire 'Analyse Comparée des Pouvoirs', Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée
Moderator/Chair:Jens Schneider, Laboratoire 'Analyse Comparée des Pouvoirs', Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée
Paper 1526-aAlsace and Burgundy: Spatial Patterns in the Early Middle Ages, c. 600–900
(Language: English)
Karl Weber, Independent Scholar, Aachen
Paper 1526-bBurgundy at the Time of Lothar I
(Language: English)
Maria Schäpers, Institut für Geschichtswissenschaft, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Index terms: Charters and Diplomatics, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 1526-cSaint Ermenfroy, Cusance, and the Jurassian Monasteries: A Window into Monastic Life in the Early Middle Ages (7th Century)?
(Language: English)
Anne Wagner, Centre de Recherche Universitaire Lorrain d'Histoire (CRULH), Université de Lorraine / Département d'histoire, Université de Franche-Comté
Index terms: Daily Life, Ecclesiastical History, Hagiography, Monasticism

Reform and renewal has to be seen as symptomatic of Burgundy, as it was ruled by a succession of dynasties that partitioned and reunited the area several times. In a series of lectures, the different kingdoms and systems of rule in Burgundy will be explored by considering continuing traditions as well as reformed, renewed, or completely newly established institutions, ways of communication and relations between rulers and magnates or religious and political institutions. The papers in this first session out of three examine the political, spatial and religious bases of Jurassian Burgundy from the 7th to the 9th century.