IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 706: Perceiving and Regulating Vices

Tuesday 7 July 2015, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Central European University, Budapest
Organiser:Gerhard Jaritz, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Moderator/Chair:Isabella Nicka, Institut für Realienkunde des Mittelalters und der frühen Neuzeit, Universität Salzburg
Paper 706-aCrime and Punishment: Regulating Gambling in Livonian Towns
(Language: English)
Anu Mänd, Institute of History, University of Tallinn
Index terms: Daily Life, Law, Mentalities, Social History
Paper 706-bRegulating Prostitution: Everyday Life in the Late Medieval Austrian Frauenhaus
(Language: English)
Michael M. Hammer, Institut für Geschichte, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
Index terms: Daily Life, Law, Mentalities, Sexuality
Paper 706-cThe Best Little Whorehouses in Hungary: The Topography of Brothels in the Free Royal Towns
(Language: English)
Christopher Mielke, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Index terms: Daily Life, Economics - Urban, Sexuality, Social History
Abstract

The session deals with the perception of, criticism on, and the attempts to limit vices in the Middle Ages. The papers concentrate on prostitution and gambling. They are meant to lead to the recognition of respective patterns of norm and practice.