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11-13 déc. 2023, Manheim : Close Ties ? The Economic Impacts of ‘Feudal’ Lordship in the Middle Ages

Close Ties ? The Economic Impacts of ‘Feudal’ Lordship in the Middle Ages
Three day workshop at the University of Mannheim
11.12.2023 – 13.12.2023

Please email alex.spike.gibbs chez for free registration.

Programme :

Monday 11th December

14.00-14.30 – Welcome

15.00-18.00 – Excursion to Speyer

18.30 – Dinner in Speyer (Goldner Hirsch)

20.00 – Return from Speyer to Mannheim

Tuesday 12th December

10.00-10.15 – Coffee Break

10.15-10.30 – Academic Introduction (Spike Gibbs)

10.30-12.30 – Panel 1
Feudalism in Foreign Fields : The Case of Medieval Myanmar
Tilman Frasch (Manchester Metropolitan)
Ties, credit and taxes : collective indebtedness in small towns and rural communities under seigneurial power (Catalonia, 14-15th centuries)
Albert Reixach Sala (Lleida)
The Noble Landlord as Grain Seller. The Development of Rural Market Economy and Market Society in Northwest Germany, 1650 1900
Friederike Scholten-Buschhoff (Münster/Möhnesee)

12.30-13.30 – Lunch

13.30-15.30 – Panel 2
A Tale of Two Seigneuries. The Political Economy of “Good Lordship” and “Bad Lordship” in the County of Flanders
Thijs Lambrecht and Federik Buylaert (Ghent)
The seigneurial life of things : lordship, consumption, and expropriation in late-medieval England
Tom Johnson (York)
‘Feudalism,’ Jural Subjecthood and Peasant Resistance in Early Modern Eurasia
Govind Sreenivasan (Brandeis)

15.30-16.00 – Coffee Break

16.00-18.00 – Panel 3
What made a successful career in managing seigneurial agriculture ? Evidence from the Clare estate, 1317-60
Jerome Gasson (Cambridge)
The Economy of Weapons in Carolingian Europe
Daniel Föller (Frankfurt/Stuttgart)
A feudal economy ? The economy of “Scottish lordship” in the 15th and 16th century
Sebastian Weil (Mainz)

18.15-19.15 – Keynote
Serfdom in theory and practice on the eve of the Black Death : England and south-west Germany and Austria compared
Mark Bailey (University of East Anglia)

19.30 – Dinner in Mannheim (Rheinterressan)

Wednesday 13th December

9.30-11.30 – Panel 4
From Mode of Production to Regime of Accumulation. Armenian Lordship in the Global Middle Ages
Nicholas Matheou (Edinburgh)
Surplus extraction and agrarian capitalism in Late Medieval Guelders (ca. 1460- ca. 1560)
Reinder Klinkhamer (Ghent)
Who Wins, Who Loses ? Relations of Production along the Austrian Danube, 1250-1367
Leonard Engelmaier (Vienna)

11.30-12.00 – Coffee Break

12.00-12.15 – Closing Remarks (Tanja Skambraks)