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Friday, March 6, 2009
Saturday, March 7, 2009
Sunday, March 8 2009
March 6-8, 2009


Faculty Tower, Auditorium


Medieval Studies Department, CEU

Contact person(s):
Ágnes Drosztmer, Marianne Sághy, Annabella Pál


The Department of Medieval Studies of the Central European University
celebrates its fifteenth anniversary and we cordially invite you to celebrate with us on March 6-8, 2009

Friday, March 6, 2009

6-6.30pm - Auditorium:
Welcome on behalf of the organizers Marianne Sághy (CEU)
Opening remarks by Neven Budak (Zagreb University), Patrick Geary (UCLA) and József Laszlovszky (CEU)

6.30-8pm - in front of the Auditorium:
Wine and cheese reception with the participants of the Monastic Landscapes - Physical and Spiritual workshop - only for regsitered participants

Current MA student poster presentation

Saturday, March 7, 2009

9am-1pm - Popper Room:
Alumni Presentations at the workshop on Monastic Landscapes: Physical and Spiritual

Gaspar, Cristian (CEU/Alma Mater Studiorum—Università di Bologna)
No Place for Young Men: Reinventing the Desert in Ps.-Ephraem’s ‘Sermones paraenetici ad monachos Aegypti.’

Kostova, Rossina (SS Cyril and Methodius University of Veliko Turnovo)
Monastic Landscapes in Medieval Bulgaria: the City, the Coast and the Sea

Szabó, Péter (Czech Academy of Sciences, Brno)
Monastic Orders and Royal Forests

Ferenczi, László
A Topographical Study of Cistercian Granges in Hungary: Approaches and Problems

Romhányi, Beatrix (Károli Gáspár Protestant University, Budapest)Social and Economic Aspects of Monastic Activity and Landscape: The Example of the Paulines in the Late Middle Ages

la Salvia, Vasco (Università Gabriele D’Annunzio, Chieti)
Early Medieval Italian Monastic Possession in Mining Districts

Hunyadi, Zsolt (University of Szeged)
Urban Commanderies - Rural Commanderies: Spatial Considerations of the Military -religious Orders

1-2pm - in front of the Auditorium:
Lunch - only for registered participants

2-5.30pm – Auditorium :
Alumni Roundtable: Tradition and Innovation in Medieval Studies

Michael Brauer (Germany)
Carmen Florea (Romania)
Ildar Garipzanov (Russia)
Levan Gigineshvili (Georgia)
Ryszard Grzesik (Poland)
Martin Homza (Slovakia)
Antonin Kalous (Czech Republic)
Rossina Kostova (Bulgaria)
Benedek Láng (Hungary)
Anu Mänd (Estonia)
Giedre Mickūnaitė (Lithuania)
David Movrin (Slovenia)
Levente Péter Szőcs (Romania)
Trpimir Vedris (Croatia)
Yuriy Zazuliak (Ukraine)
Nada Zečević (Serbia)

5.30pm - in front of the Auditorium:
Coffee break

6:00pm - Auditorium:
Prof. Giles Constable (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA)
Recent Trends in the Study of the Middle Ages

Dinner - only for registered participants

Sunday, March 8 2009

Excursion to Saint Martin’s Abbey in Pannonhalma - only for registered people


to be paid at the Registration desk (Friday: 5-8p.m., Saturday: 8.30a.m.-7p.m.)
Saturday lunch: 500 HUF
Saturday dinner: 2500 HUF
Sunday excursion: 1000 HUF

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