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PUBLIC LECTURES
  Wednesdays, between Sept. 20 and Dec. 13, 2006 12:45 - 13:45

Debating the Middle Ages - Lunchtime Lectures

Faculty Tower, Room #409

 

Lecturer(s):
Faculty members of the Medieval Studies Department

Institute:
CEU




These public lectures present problems and research results of recent scholarly debates about the Middle Ages in a—more or less—chronological sequence.
Students are welcome to bring their “brown bag” lunches. Attendance is highly recommended for MA candidates in Medieval Studies


Sept. 20
Gábor Klaniczay: The Middle Ages: Concepts—Extensions—Structures

Sept. 27
Marianne Sághy: Holy Man and Holy Place in Late Antiquity: Theories and Problems

Oct. 4
Aziz Al-Azmeh: Late Antique Islam

Oct. 11
Cristian Gaşpar: Sex and Power in the Monastery: Recovering Late Antique Sexualities

Oct. 18
Balázs Nagy: The “Pirenne Thesis” and its Afterlife

Oct. 25
Stephanos Efthymiadis: Byzantine Hagiography and the Metamorphoses of its Heroes

Nov. 2
József Laszlovszky: “De profundis: The Middle Ages Down to Earth”
MOVED TO THURSDAY BECAUSE OF NOVEMBER 1 HOLIDAY!

Nov. 8
János Bak: The “Feudalism-Debate”: From the Carolingians to the “Transformation of the Year 1000”

Nov. 15
Katalin Szende with Neven Budak: The “Urban Revolution”

Nov. 22
György Geréby: Georg Prantl Against Petrus Hispanus. A Most Instructive (and Amusing) Story in Medieval Historiography

Nov. 29
Béla Zsolt Szakács: Oswald von Wolkenstein, Poet and Adventurer—A Chapter From Early Portrait Painting

Dec. 6
Gerhard Jaritz: The Public Space of Late Medieval Toilets

Dec. 13
Marcell Sebők: Renaissance—Between Middle Ages and Early Modern Times?




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