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IMC 2019: Sessions

Session 843: Materialities of Migration and Mobility in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, II

Tuesday 2 July 2019, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:DFG Center for Advanced Studies 'Migration & Mobility in Late Antiquity & the Early Middle Ages', Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
Organisers:Guido M. Berndt, Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin
Samuel Cohen, Department of History, Sonoma State University, California
Moderator/Chair:Philipp von Rummel, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Berlin
Respondent:Thomas Brown, School of History, Classics & Archaeology, University of Edinburgh
Paper 843-aCoin Hoards and the Migrations of Barbarian Hordes
(Language: English)
Ralph Mathisen, Department of History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Index terms: Architecture - General, Military History, Numismatics
Paper 843-bBetween Suburbium and City Centre: Mobility, Materiality, and Religious Controversy in Late Antique Rome
(Language: English)
Samuel Cohen, Department of History, Sonoma State University, California
Index terms: Archaeology - General, Archaeology - Sites, Economics - General

These two sessions examine the intersection between the movement of people and material artefacts in late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages- more specifically, how material objects and the remains of physical structures (buildings, defenses, infrastructure, etc.) reflect mobility and migration. Within this general theme, papers will consider the use of material objects and structures as they reflect (or fail to reflect) the arrival, departure and/or impact of mobile or migrating groups and the representation of material culture/materiality in texts related to migration, exile, and mobility.