IMC 2018: Sessions

Session 1132: World Heritage as Memory of the Middle Ages

Wednesday 4 July 2018, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Zentrum für Mittelalterstudien (Zemas), Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
Organiser:Ingrid Bennewitz, Lehrstuhl für Deutsche Philologie des Mittelalters, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
Moderator/Chair:Christof Rolker, Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften und Europäische Ethnologie, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
Paper 1132-aMemory as Category in Art History
(Language: English)
Stephan Albrecht, Institut für Archäologische Wissenschaften, Denkmalwissenschaften und Kunstgeschichte, Otto-Friedrich Universität Bamberg
Index terms: Art History - General, Historiography - Medieval
Paper 1132-bThe Memory of an Emperor: The Manuscripts of Emperor Henry II (1014-1024) at the Staatsbibliothek Bamberg
(Language: English)
Bettina Wagner, Staatsbibliothek Bamberg
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 1132-cThe Stolen Lance: The Medieval Bamberg World Heritage for Kids
(Language: English)
Detlef Goller, Zentrum für Mittelalterstudien, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
Linda Wolters, Fränkisches Freilandmuseum, Fladungen
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Teaching the Middle Ages

The year 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of both the IMC in Leeds and the awarding of world heritage status to the City of Bamberg: a perfect occasion to discuss the importance of ‘memoria’ in the context of cultural heritage and medievalism. This section examines the various facets of this phenomenon considered from the point of view of art history, the manuscript culture, and museum education.