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Conferentie “Experiences of Governance: Navigating Jurisdictional Spheres in the Later Middle Ages”

2 March 2013
Clore Management Centre, Room 101
Birkbeck College, London

9.30am          Registration

9.45am          Introductory Comments

10.00am       Opening Keynote Address
Dr Ian Forrest (Oriel College, Oxford): Trustworthiness and institution formation in the late middle ages

11.10am           Tea & coffee break

11.40am          Graduate Session 1: Navigating Jurisdictions within Communities
                         Chair: Dr John Arnold (Birkbeck College, London)
Anke De Meyer and Prof Peter Stabel (University of Antwerp): Fashioning the self in late medieval courts of law: performance of guild identities in pardon letters and civil court cases in Bruges and Mechelen
Teresa Phipps (University of Nottingham): Urban courts and urban women: legal identity in theory and practice
Kenneth Duggan (King’s College, London):The words of law: how juries in Northumberland navigated jurisdictional boundaries when presenting cases of summary justice in the mid- to late-thirteenth century

1.00pm           Lunch

2.00pm          Graduate Session 2: Navigating Jurisdictions between Communities
                        Chair: Dr John Watts (Corpus Christi College, Oxford)
Claire Hawes (University of St Andrews): Ideas of authority and the language of burgh statute: Aberdeen in the later fifteenth century
Dr Tomislav Popic (University of Zagreb): The growth of procedural law in the fourteenth-century Dalmatian city communes: civil judicial practice in Zadar
Duncan Hardy (Jesus College, Oxford): Associative solutions to jurisdictional fragmentation in the southwestern Holy Roman Empire, c. 1350-1500

3.20pm           Tea & coffee break

3.50pm           Closing Keynote Address
Prof Jelle Haemers (University of Leuven): Governance, identity and petitioning in the medieval town (13th-14th centuries)

5.00pm           Round-table discussion

Note: We must vacate the Clore Management Centre by 6.00pm.

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Lunch and refreshments will be provided free of charge to all registered participants.

To register, e-mail tomlukejohnson@gmail.com by 15 February 2013.  Please indicate in this e-mail any dietary requirements.  There is no registration fee. 

Sponsors: 

Oxford Centre for Medieval History

Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck College, London

 

Organisers:

Eliza Hartrich (Merton College, Oxford)

Tom Johnson (Birkbeck College, London)

Samantha Sagui (Fordham University)