Social Networks and Transfers of Religious Knowledge Across Borders: Conference of Working Group 3 of COST Action IS 1301

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 9:00am
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Monday, June 8, 2015 - 9:00am to Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 7:00pm
Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower
Popper Room

Monday, 8 June 

Opening and speech of welcome

László Kontler, Pro-Rector for Social Sciences and Humanities, Central European University

Daniel Ziemann, Head of the Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University

Chiara Lastraioli, Paweł Kras, WG3 Coordinators


Session 1. Texts: Translation – Transmission - Reception - Chair: Marcell Sebők
Location: Popper Room, CEU

Ágnes Korondi (Péter Pázmány University, Piliscsaba, Hungary) Translation of Mystical Texts in Late Medieval Hungary

Paweł Kras (Catholic University of Lublin & Institute of History, Polish Academy of Sciences)The Vernacular Religious Texts in Fifteenth Century Poland: Production, Circulation, Audience

Pavlina Cermanová (Center for Medieval Studies, Prague)The Lollard Apocalyptic Constructs in Hussite Thinking

Krzysztof  Bracha (Jan Kochanowski University, Kielce & Institute of History, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw) Statuta vel pracecepta scholarium (Scolaris). Their Transmission and a Fifteenth Century Translation into the Polish Vernacular


Tuesday, 9 June

Session 2. Texts: Networks – Bookmakers – Merchants - Chair: Chiara Lastraioli

Location: ELTE, Faculty of Humanities Conference Hall

Denise Ardesi (Centre d'Etudes Supérieures de la Renaissance, Tours)
Christian Kabalistic Book Network 

Castilia Manea-Grgin (The Ivo Pilar Institute of Social Sciences/Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb)The Dubrovnik/Ragusa Merchants: An Aspect of Their Insertion in the European Network of Ideas on Religion (15th Century)

Rafael M. Pérez García and Manuel F. Fernández Chaves (Universidad de Sevilla) Merchants and Bookmakers between Spain and the Rest of Europe. Markets Interaction, Mobility and Production, ca. 1460-1520

Nóra Újhelyi (CEU, Cultural Heritage Program, Budapest)
Late medieval Nuremberger Type book Fittings from the ‘Collection of Kaposvár’ of the Hungarian National Museum and Their Analogies

12.00-13.30 Lunch break

Session 3. Texts: Critical Networks – Mobility of Religious Texts - Chair: Farkas G. Kiss

Location: Popper Room, CEU

Pavlina Rychterovà (Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna)The Revelations of Bridget of Sweden: Religious Knowledge in Transfer

Margriet Hoogvliet (University of Leeds/University of Groningen) Religious Reading in French and Middle Dutch during the Long Fifteenth Century: A Transnational Approach

Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin (School of History and Archives, University College Dublin)The Gaelic Learned Classes and the Franciscan Order in the Late Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Century

Beatrix Romhányi (Gáspár Károli University, Budapest)The 'Walking Text': Mendicant Friars Moving Across East Central Europe

15:30-16:00  Coffee break

Session 4. Texts: Reading – Learning – Communities - Chair: Margriet Hoogvliet
Location: Popper Room, CEU

Béla Mester (Research Center for the Humanities, HAS, Budapest) Congregation as a Reading Community – Printed Sermons in the Hungarian Reformation, Peter Melius on the Epistle to the Romans (1563)

Zsófia Ágnes Bartók (ELTE, Budapest)
The National and the International Success of the Two Hungarian Observant Franciscan Preachers: Pelbartus de Themeswar and Osualdus de Lasko. A Few Remarks Regarding the Aims of the Publications

Julia Verkholantsev (University of Pennsylvania)
Croatian Benedictine Glagolites in the Fourteenth-Century Bohemia, Silesia, and Poland


Wednesday, 10 June

Session 5. Mobility – Peregrinatio – Centers of Learning - Chair: Paweł Kras
Location: Popper Room, CEU

Borbála Kelényi (MTA-ELTE, History of Universities Research Group, Budapest) Connections Between Medieval Universities According to the Hungarian Peregrinatio Academica

Péter Haraszti SzabóThe Place of the University of Prague in the Hungarian academica peregrinatio in the Late Angevin and Sigismundean Period


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