Archives de catégorie : Scandinavie médiévale (XIe-XIIIe siècle) / Medieval Scandinavia (11th-13th c.)

Peacemaking and the Restraint of Violence in Medieval Europe (1100-1300): Practices, Actors and Behaviour

Centre for Advanced Study (Oslo) – Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History (University of Oslo)

Conference – 15-16 February 2018

Call for papers – Deadline: 15 September 2017

In high medieval Europe, conflict took a number of different forms, from large-scale battles, such as disputes over crowns, power and lands, to more local disputes over inheritance and property. In the absence of well-developed administrative structures which could limit conflict, cultural conventions, rituals and behavioural norms evolved to moderate violence within the elite community. The exchange of hostages, ransom of defeated opponents, oath-taking and creation of new bonds of friendship, all helped to re-establish stable relations between former opponents. With peace came a change in the balance of power within a region. Relationships between adversaries were restructured and redefined as treaties were concluded and new agreements made. Peace rituals allowed the new status quo to be publicly proclaimed and understood. By studying the restraint of violence and the imposition of peace, we can examine both the long and short term implications of conflict, and improve our understanding of how violence shaped the elite community in medieval Europe.

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Les transferts culturels dans les mondes normands médiévaux (VIIIe-XIIe siècle) : objets, acteurs et passeurs

5-7 octobre 2017, Caen, Auditorium du Château de Caen

(resp. P. Bauduin, L. Bourgeois et S. Lebouteiller)

https://transferts2017.sciencesconf.org/

Les objets des transferts culturels sont innombrables et leur étude est particulièrement importante pour comprendre les mondes normands aux frontières de la Chrétienté, dans le monde scandinave, en Europe orientale et en Méditerranée. Il s’agira aussi de réfléchir à l’organisation possible de nos connaissances, en évaluant la pertinence de cadres d’analyse proposés selon les catégories d’objets (matériels et immatériels), leur capacité ou l’aptitude à subir des transformations ou leur mobilité. Le colloque examinera également le rôle et l’implication des acteurs des transferts culturels de par leur statut ou leur fonction, mais aussi selon leur aptitude à initier ou promouvoir un transfert.

Patzuk-Russell Ryde, The development of education and Grammatica in Medieval Iceland

Patzuk-Russell Ryde, The development of education and Grammatica in Medieval Iceland, Thèse de doctorat soutenue en 2017 (University of Birmingham)

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Brewington Seth, Social-Ecological Resilience in the Viking-Age to Early-Medieval Faroe Islands

Brewington Seth, Social-Ecological Resilience in the Viking-Age to Early-Medieval Faroe Islands, Thèse de doctorat soutenue en 2015 (City University of New York)

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Petrulevich Alexandra, Ortnamnsanpassning som process: En undersökning av vendiska ortnamn och ortnamnsvarianter i Knýtlinga saga

Petrulevich Alexandra, Ortnamnsanpassning som process: En undersökning av vendiska ortnamn och ortnamnsvarianter i Knýtlinga saga, Thèse de doctorat soutenue en 2016 (Uppsala universitet)

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Ciardi A. M., On the Formation of Cathedral Chapters and Cathedral Culture : Lund, Denmark, and Scandinavia, c. 1060–1225

Ciardi A. M., On the Formation of Cathedral Chapters and Cathedral Culture : Lund, Denmark, and Scandinavia, c. 1060–1225, Thèse de doctorat soutenue en 2016 (Lunds Universitet)

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Karlsson Mattias, Konstruktionen av det heliga. Altarna i det medeltida Lunds stift

Karlsson Mattias, Konstruktionen av det heliga. Altarna i det medeltida Lunds stift, Thèse de doctorat soutenue en 2015 (Lund University)

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Ellis Nilsson Sara E., Creating Holy People and Places on the Periphery. A Study of the Emergence of Cults of Native Saints in the Ecclesiastical Provinces of Lund and Uppsala from the Eleventh to the Thirteenth Centuries

Ellis Nilsson Sara E., Creating Holy People and Places on the Periphery. A Study of the Emergence of Cults of Native Saints in the Ecclesiastical Provinces of Lund and Uppsala from the Eleventh to the Thirteenth Centuries, Thèse de doctorat soutenue en 2015 (Göteborgs universitet)

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Karlsson Johnny, Spill Om djur, hantverk och nätverk i Mälarområdet under vikingatid och medeltid

Karlsson Johnny, Spill Om djur, hantverk och nätverk i Mälarområdet under vikingatid och medeltid, Thèse de doctorat soutenue en 2016 (Stockholm University)

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Anderson Katherine, The influence of Scots and Norse law on law and governance in Orkney and Shetland 1450-1650

Anderson Katherine, The influence of Scots and Norse law on law and governance in Orkney and Shetland 1450-1650, Thèse de doctorat soutenue en 2015 (University of Aberdeen)

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Varley David Hugh, The whirling wheel : the male construction of empowered female identities in Old Norse myth and legend

Varley David Hugh, The whirling wheel : the male construction of empowered female identities in Old Norse myth and legend, Thèse de doctorat soutenue en 2015 (Durham University)

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Matheson Laura E., Madness and deception in Irish and Norse-Icelandic sagas

Matheson Laura E., Madness and deception in Irish and Norse-Icelandic sagas, Thèse de doctorat soutenue en 2015 (University of Aberdeen)

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Laidoner Triin, Ancestors, their worship and the elite in Viking Age and early medieval Scandinavia

Laidoner Triin, Ancestors, their worship and the elite in Viking Age and early medieval Scandinavia, Thèse de doctorat soutenue en 2015 (University of Aberdeen)

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Cartwright Ben Helmut John, Making the cloth that binds us : the role of spinning and weaving in crafting the communities of Viking Age Atlantic Scotland (AD c.600-1400)

Cartwright Ben Helmut John, Making the cloth that binds us : the role of spinning and weaving in crafting the communities of Viking Age Atlantic Scotland (AD c.600-1400), Thèse de doctorat soutenue en 2015 (University of Cambridge)

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Deuxième Congrès de l’Association pour les études nordiques (APEN), 14-16 juin 2017, Caen

Le 2e Congrès de l’Association pour les études nordiques sera organisé à Caen les 14, 15 et 16 juin 2017 par le Département d’études nordiques de l’Université de Caen Normandie et l’Office franco-norvégien d’échanges et de coopération (OFNEC) avec les unités de recherche ERLISCRISCO et CRAHAM. Cet événement aura la vocation de fédérer les chercheurs et les doctorants issus de disciplines, d’institutions et de pays divers afin de constituer un point de convergence respectant et renforçant la richesse des approches utilisées dans le domaine des études nordiques. Il sera ainsi l’occasion de présenter les travaux d’une cinquantaine de spécialistes portant sur l’ensemble de l’Europe du Nord, toutes disciplines confondues (histoire, littérature, linguistique, sciences politiques…) et de la période médiévale à nos jours.

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