Upcoming symposiums and congresses: Issue 7, February 2011


Seventh Symposium on Memoria Research

(organized by the University of Duisburg-Essen and Utrecht University)

The Seventh Symposium on Memoria Research will take place on 18 March 2011, in Xanten (Germany). The theme for this symposium will be "Testaments". Future symposiums organized by this group will also feature themed programmes.

Contact information will be announced to MMR subscribers when available.


Update, 17 February 2011: the programme is now available!
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MeMO at the International Medieval Congress, Leeds


Date 11-14 July 2011
Organization Institute for Medieval Studies (IMS)
Website http://www.leeds.ac.uk/ims/imc/

Following the successful MeMO sessions during the IMC of 2010, the MeMO-project will be hosting seven more sessions during the congress of 2011. Currently, the programme is as follows:


Session 1 (125): Medieval Commemoration, I: Memoria and Religious Movements
Monday 11 July 2011 - 11.15-12.45
Moderator: Arnoud-Jan A. Bijsterveld, Departement Sociologie, Tilburg University

Paper 125-a 'Say It for the Living and the Dead': Early Franciscan Commemoration (Language: English)
Krijn Pansters, Faculteit Katholieke Theologie, Tilburg University
Paper 125-b Pro Perpetua Memoria: A Comparative Analysis of Memorial Practices within the Devotio Moderna (Language: English)
Bas JurriŽn Diemel, Department of Medieval History, Universiteit Gent
Paper 125-c Liduina of Schiedam: An Urban New Saint between Devotio Moderna and Franciscan Observantism (Language: English)
Koen Goudriaan, Opleiding Geschiedenis, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam


Session 2 (225): Medieval Commemoration, II: Tomb Monuments, Identity, and Memoria
Monday 11 July 2011 - 14.15-15.45
Moderator: Julian Gardner, Department of the History of Art, University of Warwick

Paper 225-a Women and Death in Medieval Portugal: The Idiosyncrasy of the Female Presence in 14th-Century Portuguese Funerary Monuments (Language: English)
Joana RamŰa, Instituto de Histůria da Arte, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Paper 225-b 'A coler of the kynge lyverey': Depictions of the Livery Collar on Church Monuments to the Derbyshire Gentry, 1465 to 1500 (Language: English)
Matthew Ward, School of History, University of Nottingham
Paper 225-c 'Ye folke that loken vpon this purtrature ...': Self-Image and Portraiture on Medieval Monuments (Language: English)
Sophie Oosterwijk, School of Art History, University of St Andrews


Session 3 (325): Medieval Commemoration, III: Memoria and Nobility
Monday 11 July 2011 - 16.30-18.00
Moderator: Jens Lieven, Historisches Institut, Ruhr-Universitšt Bochum

Paper 325-a Mors mactat: On the Death of Count Guy of Chatillon (Language: English)
Dick E. H. de Boer, Instituut voor Geschiedenis, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Paper 325-b The Sculpture in the Chapel of the Van Brederode Family in the Church of Vianen in the Netherlands (Language: English)
Trudi Brink, MeMO - Medieval Memoria Online Project, Universiteit Utrecht
Paper 325-c Donations, Gift-Giving, and Memoria at Thorn Abbey in the Late Middle Ages: Ventilations, Approaches, Conclusions (Language: English)
Hartwig Kersken, Historisches Institut, Universitšt Duisburg-Essen


Session 4 (525): Medieval Commemoration, IV: Politics of Memoria
Tuesday 12 July 2011 - 09.00-10.30
Moderator: Anna Adamska, Onderzoekinstituut voor Geschiedenis en Cultuur (OGC) Universiteit Utrecht

Paper 525-a The Retrospective Tomb of King ∆thelstan at Malmesbury: Heroism and Sanctity in the Service of Local Interests (Language: English)
Julian M. Luxford, St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies, University of St Andrews
Paper 525-b Laying Claim to Power: The Stained Glass Windows in the Church of Saint Waldetrude in Mons (Belgium) (Language: English)
Charlotte Dikken, MeMO - Medieval Memoria Online Project, Universiteit Utrecht
Paper 525-c Parties Involved in Memoria Practices (Language: English)
Truus van Bueren, MeMO - Medieval Memoria Online Project, Universiteit Utrecht


Session 5 (625): Medieval Commemoration, V: Practicalities of Memoria
Tuesday 12 July 2011 - 11.15-12.45
Moderator: Truus van Bueren, MeMO - Medieval Memoria Online Project, Universiteit Utrecht

Paper 625-a Distributions during Memorial Services: A Look at Their Evolution and Importance in the Late Medieval Urban Parish Church of Courtrai (Flanders) (Language: English)
Marjan de Smet, Faculteit Letteren en Wijsbegeerte, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Paper 625-b The Foundation of Almshouses by Career Clergy (Language: English)
Frans Gooskens, Departement Sociologie, Tilburg University
Paper 625-c Research Possibilities Offered by Late Medieval Obituaries: The Case of Diksmuide (County of Flanders, Diocese of Thťrouanne) (Language: English)
Paul Trio, Faculteit Letteren en Wijsbegeerte, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven


Session 6 (725): Medieval Commemoration, VI: Chantries
Tuesday 12 July 2011 - 14.15-15.45
Moderator: Dick E. H. de Boer, Instituut voor Geschiedenis, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

Paper 725-a Late Medieval Dutch Collegiate Churches as Intercessory Institutions (Language: English)
Jan Kuys, Afdeling Geschiedenis, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
Paper 725-b The Development of a Culture of Commemoration: Chantries in Lincoln Cathedral in the 15th Century (Language: English)
Marianne Wilson, University of Nottingham
Paper 725-c The Founders of Chantries and Their Patron Saints (Language: English)
Annemarie Speetjens, Department of Medieval History, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam


Session 7 (825): Medieval Commemoration, VII: Memoria through Objects
Tuesday 12 July 2011 - 16.30-18.00
Moderator: Sophie Oosterwijk, School of Art History, University of St Andrews

Paper 825-a '... To move and attract all people to devotion': The Pious Foundation of Marguerite d'Escornaix, Abbess of Nivelles, 1442-1462 (Language: English)
Douglas Brine, Department of Art & Art History, Trinity University
Paper 825-b The Use of Private Book Collections in Memoria Research (Language: English)
Kim Ragetli, MeMO - Medieval Memoria Online Project, Universiteit Utrecht
Paper 825-c Stained Glass Donations in Dutch Churches before and after the Reformation (Language: English)
Elizabeth Adriaanse, MeMO - Medieval Memoria Online Project, Universiteit Utrecht


The programme can also be found on the IMC website.
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Cartusiana at the International Medieval Congress, Leeds


Date 11-14 July 2011
Organization Institute for Medieval Studies (IMS)
Website http://www.leeds.ac.uk/ims/imc/

On Thursday 14 July, there will also be two sessions about Carthusian monasticism during the IMC in Leeds. The two sessions are:
1512 A Poverty of Riches, I: Wealth and Donor Relations in the Carthusian Order
1612 A Poverty of Riches, II: Carthusian Architecture, Archeology, and Affluence

The first session in particular is of interest to memoria researchers.


Programme:

Paper 1512-a Sufficit Domine: Carthusian Views of Poverty and Wealth (Language: English)
Tom Gaens, Cartusiana vzw, Zelem
Paper 1512-b 'Curst Be he that Moves my Bones': Inhumation, Gift-Giving, and Donor Relations at the Charterhouse of Vauvert, Paris (Language: English)
Stephen Molvarec, Department of History, University of Notre Dame
Paper 1512-c Donating to be Remembered: Gift-Giving Practices in the Utrecht Charterhouse (Language: English)
Rolf de Weijert, MeMO - Medieval Memoria Online Project, Universiteit Utrecht

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