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Conference: "EXPERIENCES OF GOVERNANCE: NAVIGATING JURISDICATIONAL SPHERES IN THE LATER MIDDLE AGES"
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2 March 2013 Clore Management Centre, Room 101 Birkbeck College, London

3/2/2013
When: 3/2/2013
9:30 AM
Where: Clore Management Centre, Room 101
Birckbek College
London
United Kingdom
Contact: Samantha Sagui

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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)

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