48th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan

May 9, 2013 - 10:00 - May 12, 2013 - 13:00
Event location: 
Western Michigan University Kalamazoo
United States
Event type: 
Event audience: 
Open to the Public

The CULTSYMBOLS project organizes a session at the congress:

"Saints, Region, and Community" (Session 537, Sunday 8.30, Schneider 1125)


Presider: Nils Holger Petersen


Saints’ Cults in Medieval Central Europe: Rivalries and Alliances

Gábor Klaniczay, Central European University


Visualizing Ourselves and Our Saints in Central European Mining Communities

Gerhard Jaritz, Central European University/Institut für Realienkunde des Mittelalters und der frühen Neuzeit, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften


Successful Unsuccessful Saints: A Paradox in the Medieval Cult of Saints Illustrated through Danish Examples

Martin Wangsgaard Jürgensen, Nationalmuseet

Response: Nikolay Petrov, St. Petersburg State Univ. of Culture and Arts


In addition, other project members will present their papers in other sessions:

Nils Holger Petersen on Theologizing in Music and Words: The Offices in Honor of Saint Knud Lavard in Session Chant and Liturgy: Papers in Memory of Michel Huglo II

Tracey R. Sands on Just and Unjust Queens in Early Danish Ballad Tradition in Session The Ballad: Text and Song in the Nineteenth Century


48th International Congress on Medieval Studies website: http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/index.html