IMC 2019: Sessions

Session 1520: Women, Agency, and Material Culture in the Mediterranean, I: Evidence from Notarial Records in Catalonia

Thursday 4 July 2019, 09.00-10.30

Organisers:Aysu Dinçer, Department of History, University of Warwick
Chiara Ravera, Department of History, University of Nottingham
Moderator/Chair:Aysu Dinçer, Department of History, University of Warwick
Paper 1520-aWomen and Notarial Activity: The Notary Public of Puigcerdà in the 13th Century
(Language: English)
Daniel Piñol, Departament d'Història i Arqueologia, Universitat de Barcelona
Daniel Piñol, Departament d'Història i Arqueologia, Universitat de Barcelona
Daniel Piñol, Departament d'Història i Arqueologia, Universitat de Barcelona
Index terms: Archives and Sources, Economics - Urban, Gender Studies, Women's Studies
Paper 1520-bThe Materiality of Credit: Jewish Women's Moneylending and Material Culture in Medieval Catalonia, 1250-1350
(Language: English)
Sarah Ifft Decker, Department of History, Yale University
Sarah Ifft Decker, Department of History, Yale University
Sarah Ifft Decker, Department of History, Yale University
Index terms: Economics - Urban, Gender Studies, Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Women's Studies
Paper 1520-cProperty and Notarial Culture: Medieval Jewish Women and Their Assets in 14th-Century Barcelona
(Language: English)
Anna Rich-Abad, Department of History, University of Nottingham
Anna Rich-Abad, Department of History, University of Nottingham
Anna Rich-Abad, Department of History, University of Nottingham
Index terms: Economics - Urban, Gender Studies, Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Women's Studies
Abstract

Sesssion organised by Aysu Dincer and Chiara Ravera. This session looks at aspects of gender and material culture in Catalonia through notarial records. The first paper addresses the contribution of women to the economic expansion of Puigcerda in the 13th century. The second paper looks at the material aspects of credit among Jewish women in the 13th-14th centuries. The last paper focuses on similarities and differences of material culture between Jewish and Christian women in Barcelona in the 14th century.