IMC 2017: Sessions

Session 818: Enemies and Exclusion in the Medieval Slavonic World: Vilifying Otherness

Tuesday 4 July 2017, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Slavonic & East European Medieval Studies Group (SEEMSG)
Organiser:Alexandra Vukovich, Newnham College, University of Cambridge
Moderator/Chair:Nicholas Mayhew, Department of Slavonic Studies, University of Cambridge
Paper 818-aThe State and the 'Other': Responses to the Problem of Brigandage in the Medieval Balkans
(Language: English)
Panos Sophoulis, Department for Slavic Studies, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
Index terms: Byzantine Studies, Language and Literature - Slavic, Local History, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 818-bImages and Attributes of Enemies in Pre-Revolutionary Russia
(Language: English)
Kati Parppei, Department of Geographical & Historical Studies, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu
Index terms: Language and Literature - Slavic, Military History, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 818-cThe Politics of Dining with the Enemy in Early Rus'
(Language: English)
Alexandra Vukovich, Newnham College, University of Cambridge
Index terms: Language and Literature - Slavic, Mentalities, Military History, Politics and Diplomacy
Abstract

This session provides a discussion of the hostile ‘other’. Each paper examines how exclusion was constructed in historical sources, and identifies the identity and function of the enemy ‘other’ in the Medieval Slavonic world.