IMC 2016: Sessions

Session 122: The Joys and Harms of Feasts

Monday 4 July 2016, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Organiser:Gerhard Jaritz, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Moderator/Chair:Ingrid Matschinegg, Institut für Realienkunde des Mittelalters und der frühen Neuzeit, Universität Salzburg
Paper 122-aSalty, Sour, and Sweet: A Visit to a Feast in the Medieval Balkans
(Language: English)
Nada Zečević, Medieval Central Europe Research Network, Central European University, Budapest / Department of History, University of Eastern Sarajevo
Nada Zečević, Medieval Central Europe Research Network, Central European University, Budapest / Department of History, University of Eastern Sarajevo
Index terms: Daily Life, Economics - Trade, Mentalities, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 122-bRegulated Feasts - Diminished Joy?
(Language: English)
Gerhard Jaritz, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Gerhard Jaritz, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Index terms: Daily Life, Law, Mentalities
Abstract

Feast can be represented as joyful events for medieval society, but on the other hand also as occasions of harm, chaos and problems of communication. The session will show such contrasts of festive situations and the attempts to avoid any kind of perversion.