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IMC 2016: Sessions

Session 1538: Aspects of Medieval Slavery, I: Slave Spaces?

Thursday 7 July 2016, 09.00-10.30

Organiser:Marek Jankowiak, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford
Moderator/Chair:Thomas J. MacMaster, Department of History, Morehouse College, Georgia / School of History, Classics & Archaeology, University of Edinburgh
Paper 1538-aSlavery in Medieval Hungary: Historiographical Connections
(Language: English)
Cameron Sutt, Department of History & Philosophy, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville
Index terms: Economics - General, Historiography - Modern Scholarship
Paper 1538-bFrom Sclavus to Slavus: Tracing a Semantic Shift
(Language: English)
Marek Jankowiak, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford
Index terms: Economics - Trade, Historiography - Modern Scholarship, Language and Literature - Comparative, Social History

This session will examine spacial aspects of slavery through three case studies. The first session looks at slavery in medieval Hungary, with an eye to its broader connections. The second examines medieval mappae mundi and the implications for a spacial origin of slaves while the third looks at the spaces slaves carved out for themselves in late medieval Venice