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IMC 2023: Sessions

Session 1638: Concepts and Foundations in the Practice of History, II

Thursday 6 July 2023, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Centre for Research in Historiography & Historical Culture, Aberystwyth University
Organiser:Antoni Grabowski, Tadeusz Manteuffel Institute of History, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa
Moderator/Chair:Björn Weiler, Department of History & Welsh History, Aberystwyth University
Paper 1638-aByrhtferth of Ramsey's Models and Methods as a Historian within a Network of English Benedictine Reformers
(Language: English)
Emily Clarke, Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic, University of Cambridge
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Monasticism
Paper 1638-bWhispering to the Prince: Three Views on a Royal Wedding at Burgos, 1269
(Language: English)
David Cantor-Echols, Division of the Social Sciences, University of Chicago, Illinois
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 1638-cBad News Networks: Three Reactions to the Capture of Acre in 1291 (Dis)Entangled
(Language: English)
Christoph Pretzer, Department of German & Dutch, University of Cambridge
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Language and Literature - Comparative

While the first session in this strand explored fundamental questions about the practice of history, this and the following session relate these to the concrete practical challenges posed by networks of correspondents recipients and informants. Fashioning a past emerges as both a collaborative enterprise and one that transcends regnal and even institutional boundaries.