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Conference City, Citizen & Citizenship. New Perspectives on the Middle Ages, AD 400-1600

From:We 16-06-2021 11:00
Until:Fr 18-06-2021 18:00

Merel de Bruin-Van de Beek and Robert Flierman would like to kindly invite you to the International Conference City, Citizen & Citizenship. New Perspectives on the Middle Ages, AD 400-1600, which will be held on a digital platform on 16-18 June, 2021. The conference is organized by the NWO-VICI research project Citizenship Discourses in the Early Middle Ages, 400-1100, in close cooperation with the Utrecht Centre for Medieval Studies.

About the conference

This international conference explores how medieval societies conversed about the city and citizen in texts, visual imagery and material culture. It adopts a long-term, interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspective, bringing together contributions on the early, high and later Middle Ages, covering both the medieval East and West, and representing a wide variety of disciplinary angles and sources. From scriptural cities in illuminated manuscripts to treatises on urban hygiene and civic government, the conference aims to understand how, why and in what contexts medieval individuals and communities reached for the concept of the city and the citizen.

Programme and registration

For more information, including a full programme, please visit the Citizenship Discourses project website . You can register for any or all of the days by sending an email with your name and affiliation (if applicable) to citizenshipdiscourses . Please also indicate if you want to write a report for 1 EC (see blow).

Earn 1 EC

ReMA and PhD-students of OIKOS can earn 1 EC by participating actively in the conference and by writing a reflection on the questions and methods discussed at the conference.