Conference: The Culture of the Upper Rhine Valley in the Late Middle Ages and Early Renaissance

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SOUTH GERMANY
The Culture of the Upper Rhine Valley
in the Late Middle Ages and Early Renaissance

21 March 2014
 at the Warburg Institute

Organised by: Cornelia Linde (German Historical Institute), Nigel F. Palmer (Oxford), Stephen Mossman (Liverpool) and Peter Mack (Warburg Institute)

Speakers: Martina Backes (Freiburg), Sigrid Harbodian (Tubingen), Nikolaus Henkel (Hamburg), Stephen Mossman (Liverpool), Balázs J. Nemes (Freiburg) and Annette Volfing (Oxford)

Programme

Thursday, 20 March 2014
German Historical Institute, 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ
5:30pm
Nigel F. Palmer (Oxford): The Literary History of the Upper Rhine in the Later Middle Ages: Carthusians, Dominican Nuns and Knights Hospitaller.

Followed by reception

Friday, 21 March
Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB

10.00 Registration and Coffee

10.30
Stephen Mossman (Manchester): Religious Writing in the German South-West in the Age of Ruusbroec

11.20
Martina Backes (Freiburg): Retelling the Bible: The Illustrated Manuscripts of “Der saelden hort”

12.10
Sigrid Hirbodian (Tübingen): Female Proponents and Opponents of Monastic Reform. Strategies and Agency of Religious Women in the Reforms of the 15th Century

1.00-2.00 Lunch

2.00
Annette Volfing 
(Oxford): Johannes Geiler von Kaysersberg and Late Medieval Contemplative Practice

2.50
Balázs J. Nemes (Freiburg): Lost in Transmission? – Heinrich Laufenberg in Song-Books of the 15th Century

3.40 Tea

4.10
Nikolaus Henkel (Hamburg)Sebastian Brant as an Academic Lawyer, Editor, and Poet at the Time of theNarrenschiff (Basel 1494)

5.00 Concluding Discussion

On the evening before the conference, on Thursday, 20 March 2014, there will be a talk by Nigel Palmer at the German Historical Institute on “The Literary History of the Upper Rhine in the later Middle Ages: Carthusians, Dominican Nuns and Knights Hospitaller”.

Illustration: Anonymous, German, Upper Rhine, 15th century, Saint Bernard Vanquishing the Devil

Fees and Registration

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