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Past workshops and conferences

Workshop Hope & Despair in Premodern Societies – Cultural, Social and Religious Perspectives,
Umeå University, August 21-22, 2020
Program Hope&Despair.pdf (160 kB)
Abstracts Hope&Despair.pdf (211 kB)

UGPS Open Seminar and Workshop - Body, Emotion and Morality
May 21-22, 2019
Program and abstracts

Workshop Woman and Credit in Preindustrial Europe
May 30-31, 2016

Workshop Gender and Status Competition in Premodern Societies
November 26-27, 2015

Challenge the Past / Diversify the Future - Historical Games: Representation, Diversity and Ideology
Gothenburg March 19-21, 2015
Call for Papers

Northern visions in the pre-modern era
Monday November 24 and Tuesday November 25, 2014

Gender, emotions and material culture in Scandinavian history
Tuesday May 28 and Wednesday May 29, 2013
Workshop programme

Words and Matters: The Virgin Mary in Late Medieval Parish Life
Umeå University November 8-10 2012
Words & Matters Website

Gender, Laughter and Humour across Culture and Time
Umeå University December 8-9 2012
Gender, Laughter & Humour Website

Gender and Political Culture, 1400-1800
Conference: Plymouth University August 29-31, 2013

Gender Theories in Premodern Studies
More information can be found at the workshop webpage

Justice & Authority before 1800: East & West
The workshop was initiated by UGPS (Umeå Group for Premodern Studies) at Umeå University in collaboration with research groups and researchers in Austria, UK, Finland, and Turkey. The aim of the workshop was to develop comparative studies based on medieval and early modern court records and petitions from European societies and the Ottoman Empire, focusing on:
■social norms and practices
■gender and emotions
■authority and negotiations of power
A first meeting was held in October 3-5, 2011 at the Swedish Research Institute (SRI) in Istanbul.
Justice & Authority Website