IMC 2017: Sessions

Session 1726: Newcomers and the Indigenous in the Social, Economic, and Political Life in Medieval Poland

Thursday 6 July 2017, 14.15-15.45

Organiser:Beata Możejko, Zakład Historii Średniowiecza Polski i Nauk Pomocniczych Historii, Uniwersytet Gdański
Moderator/Chair:Emilia Jamroziak, Institute for Medieval Studies / School of History, University of Leeds
Paper 1726-aOtherness as a Barrier or Facilitator of Social Integration: The Case of Borderland Silesia between 12th and 14th Century
(Language: English)
Przemysław Wiszewski, Wydział Nauk Historycznych i Pedagogicznych, Uniwersytet Wrocławski
Index terms: Economics - General, Law, Politics and Diplomacy, Social History
Paper 1726-bBetween Alienation and Assimilation: Foreign Entrepreneurs and Their Interrelations with the Natives in the Polish Territories, 14th and 15th Centuries
(Language: English)
Grzegorz Myśliwski, Instytut Historyczny, Uniwersytet Warszawski
Index terms: Economics - Trade, Economics - Urban, Law, Social History
Paper 1726-cGdańsk in Political Contacts and Trade with the Other Cities of the Hanseatic League in the Late Middle Ages
(Language: English)
Beata Możejko, Zakład Historii Średniowiecza Polski i Nauk Pomocniczych Historii, Uniwersytet Gdański
Index terms: Daily Life, Economics - Rural, Economics - Trade, Social History
Abstract

In this section of topics we will deal with selected aspects of the relationships of local communities with newcomers and the world outside in medieval Poland. The first paper will try to answer how Silesia was deeply transformed during relatively short period between the last quarter of the 13th and the end of the 14th century. The question is how otherness of the German newcomers did not hurt cohesion of the regional society? The topic of the second paper will be about the relative social standing in the Polish territories and the mutual relations, between the incomers and the previously existing indigenous and immigrant milieus, as well as the self-identity of these incomers. The third paper is an attempt to reply the question how Gdańsk during the rule of Polish kings changed his relationships with other cities from Hanaseatic League, what was new in these relationships and what was traditional.