International Medieval Congress 2013, Leeds

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July 1, 2013 - 09:00 - July 4, 2013 - 18:00
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Four sessions present the results and questions of our project:

Symbolic Identity and the Cultural Memory of Saints, I: Saints Switching Regions (Session 1106)

Wednesday 3 July 2013: 11.15-12.45

Moderator/Chair: Ian N. Wood, School of History, University of Leeds

Marina Miladinov (Theological Faculty 'Matthias Flacius Illyricus', University of Zagreb): The Legend by Gumpold of Mantua: St Wenceslas Earning a Cult in the Holy Roman Empire

Cristian Gaspar (Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest): Vita Romana or Vita Aquensis?: Recovering the Context of the First Life of St Adalbert of Prague

Gábor Klaniczay (Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest): Local Holy Rulers and International Saintly Princesses: The Fortune of Hungarian Dynastic Saints outside Hungary

 

Symbolic Identity and the Cultural Memory of Saints, II: Saints and Regions (Session 1504)

Thursday 4 July 2013: 09.00-10.30

Moderator/Chair: Nils Holger Petersen, Centre for the Study of the Cultural Heritage of Medieval Rituals, Københavns Universitet

Gerhard Jaritz (Institut für Realienkunde, Krems / Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest): Saints Entering Our Region - Our Region Entering Saintly Space: The Example of Late Medieval Central European Visual Images

Anu Mänd (Institute of History, University of Tallinn): Merchants and Military Saints in Medieval Livonia

Martin Wangsgaard Jürgensen (Nationalmuseet, København): One of Us: Depictions of Regional Saints in Danish Medieval Wall Painting

 

Symbolic Identity and the Cultural Memory of Saints, III: Saints and Local Communities (Session 1604)

Thursday 4 July 2013: 11.15-12.45

Moderator/Chair: Anu Mänd, Institute of History, University of Tallinn

Kateřina Horníčková (Institut für Realienkunde des Mittelalters und der frühen Neuzeit, Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Mittelalterstudien (IZMS), Universität Salzburg): Martyrs of 'Our' Faith: Community Identities and the Cult of the Bohemian Martyrs in Post-Hussite Bohemia

Tiina Kala (Department of History, University of Tallinn / Tallinna Linnaarhiiv): Interaction of Regional and Transregional Traditions in Saints' Cult on the Example of a Dominican Calendar from Late Medieval Tallinn

CANCELLED Tracey R. Sands (Centre for the Study of the Cultural Heritage of Medieval Rituals, Københavns Universitet): Big Players on Small Stages: Localizing International Saints Through Narrative

 

Symbolic Identity and the Cultural Memory of Saints, IV: Saints in Liturgy and Preaching (Session 1704)

Thursday 4 July 2013: 14.15-15.45

Moderator/Chair: Sebastian Ernesto Salvado, Institutt for historie og klassiske fag, Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, Trondheim

Roman Hankeln (Institutt for historie og klassiske fag, Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, Trondheim): Earthly Pain, Heavenly Pleasure: Musical Reflections of Joy in Medieval Saints' Offices

Stanislava Kuzmová (Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest): Prophets in Their Own Countries?: Sermon Literature and Preaching Practice on Local, 'Central European' Saints in the Late Middle Ages

Nils Holger Petersen (Centre for the Study of the Cultural Heritage of Medieval Rituals, Københavns Universitet): St Knud Lavard in Medieval Liturgy, Drama, and Song

 

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

Ildikó Csepregi (Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest) on The Status of Miracles in Central European Saint's Lives in Session 804, Between Entertainment and Persuasion: On Structures and Functions of Miracle Accounts and Collections, II

Sebastian Ernesto Salvado (Institutt for historie og klassiske fag, Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, Trondheim) on Shaping Image through Sound: The Liturgical Portrait of Frederick I Barbarossa’s Charlemagne in Session 621, Charlemagne in Latin, II: Charlemagne as King and Emperor

Béla Zsolt Szakács (Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest) on Prohibited Pleasures?: Successful and Unsuccessful Temptations Represented in 14th-Century Miniatures in Session 515, Gazing - or, the Pleasures of the Eye