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IMC 2019: Sessions

Session 309: Security Problems in the Late Middle Ages, II

Monday 1 July 2019, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Sonderforschungsbereich Transregio 138 'Dynamics of Security', Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen / Philipps-Universität Marburg
Organiser:Christine Reinle, Historisches Institut, Justus-Liebig-Universität, Gießen
Moderator/Chair:Felicitas Schmieder, Historisches Institut, FernUniversität Hagen
Paper 309-aPrincely Struggle and Border Warfare: Defence of the Realm or Individual Interests during the Otterburn Campaign, 1388?
(Language: English)
Matthias Berlandi, Historisches Seminar - Mittelalterliche Geschichte, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Paper 309-bViolent Assaults against Jews during the Late Middle Ages as Securitization Processes: A Case Study
(Language: English)
Simone Brehmer, Historisches Institut, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
Index terms: Political Thought, Politics and Diplomacy, Religious Life, Social History

The papers of the session deal with real or imagined security problems in the late medieval Empire and in Scotland. On one side it is asked who declared which situation to whose good to be a security problem, on the other hand practices to provide safety are analyzed. By the example of the Jewish community the concept of 'securitization' (in the sense of the 'Copenhagen school' of political science) is discussed.