IMC 2017: Sessions

Session 539: Medieval Prosopography, I: Women in Late Medieval Europe

Tuesday 4 July 2017, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Medieval Prosopography
Organiser:Jonathan Lyon, Department of History, University of Chicago, Illinois
Moderator/Chair:Amy Livingstone, Department of History, Wittenberg University, Ohio
Paper 539-a'Call your next witness': Witness Networks in the Archidiaconal Court of Paris
(Language: English)
Kristi DiClemente, Department of History, Political Science & Geography, Mississippi University for Women
Index terms: Gender Studies, Genealogy and Prosopography, Law, Social History
Paper 539-bUsing Material Culture to Bolster the Prosopography of Medieval Religious Women: Some Possibilities From the British Isles
(Language: English)
Erika Lauren Lindgren, Department of History, Wartburg College, Iowa
Index terms: Art History - General, Monasticism, Religious Life, Women's Studies
Paper 539-cTweeting the Past: Russian Women, Digital Humanities, and Modern Politics
(Language: English)
Christian Raffensperger, Department of History, Wittenberg University, Ohio
Index terms: Computing in Medieval Studies, Genealogy and Prosopography, Onomastics

Numerous recent books and articles demonstrate that prosopography is enjoying something of a ‘renaissance’, thanks to new research into networks, family ties, and collective biography, and new technology-driven forms of prosopographical analysis. This session, sponsored by the journal Medieval Prosopography, will highlight some of this recent research, as well as fostering dialogue between scholars working in different times and places. The focus of this session will be new prosopographical research on women in late medieval Europe.