IMC 2020: Sessions

Session 1634: Disputed Boundaries: Claiming Land and Shaping the Landscape in the Middle Ages, II

Thursday 9 July 2020, 11.15-12.45

Organiser:Álvaro Carvajal Castro, Departamento de Geografía, Prehistoria y Arqueología, Universidad del País Vasco - Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea
Moderator/Chair:Matthew McHaffie, Department of History, King's College London
Paper 1634-aConstructed through Conflict?: Campine Commons and Intercommunity Conflict in the Late Medieval Period
(Language: English)
Maïka de Keyzer, Faculteit Letteren KU Leuven
Index terms: Economics - Rural, Social History
Paper 1634-bClaiming and Usurping the Commons in Late Medieval Northern Italy: The Case of Vercelli
(Language: English)
Riccardo Rao, Dipartimento di Lettere Filosofia Comunicazione Università degli studi di Bergamo
Index terms: Economics - Rural, Social History
Paper 1634-cRiotous Women: Land, Commons, and Gender in 16th-Century England
(Language: English)
Briony Anne McDonagh, School of Environmental Sciences, University of Hull
Index terms: Economics - Rural, Gender Studies, Social History, Women's Studies
Abstract

This is the second of two sessions that will examine the role that land claims played on the production of boundaries in early medieval localities and their impact on the landscape. The aim is to analyse the often conflictive social relationships and practices that contributed to the delimitation, maintenance, and transformation of boundaries. It will offer a comparative perspective, drawing together papers on different European regions and periods.