IMC 2018: Sessions

Session 307: Regional History as a Decisive Indicator of Social Change: Franconia in the Middle Ages

Monday 2 July 2018, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Lehrstuhl für Fränkische Landesgeschichte, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
Organiser:John D. Young, Department of Humanities, Flagler College, Florida
Moderator/Chair:Helmut Flachenecker, Institut für Geschichte, Bayerische Julius-Maximilians-Universität, Würzburg / Projekt 'Germania Sacra', Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen
Paper 307-aA Fruitful Partnership: Jews and the Canons of St Kilian in 12th-Century Würzburg
(Language: English)
John D. Young, Department of Humanities, Flagler College, Florida
Index terms: Economics - Urban, Local History, Religious Life
Paper 307-bOutsiders and Locals: Urban Classes in the Imperial City of Rothenburg
(Language: English)
Markus Naser, Institut für Geschichte, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
Index terms: Local History, Politics and Diplomacy, Social History
Paper 307-cPeasants and Citizens: The Peasants' War of 1525
(Language: English)
Benjamin Heidenreich, Institut für Geschichte, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
Index terms: Local History, Social History
Abstract

This session uses the lens of regional history to track important historical trends in the medieval Reich. Using the region of Franconia as a case study, the presenters will explore such topics as relations between Jews and Christians, politics of burghers in imperial cities, and conflict between lords and peasants.