Networks and Neighbours II: 2014

3-4 April 2014 @ Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil

Program

Day 1

9:30-10:30 Coffee and Registration at ‘Homero de Barros’ Room

10:30-10:45 Opening Remarks by Otávio Luiz Vieira Pinto and Richard Broome

10:45-12:45 Panel 1: Methods of Capital
Moderator: André Szczawlinska Muceniecks, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

Tommaso Leso, Università ‘Ca’ Foscari’ Venezia, Italy
Neighbourhood, Marriage, and Political Strategies: Franco-Visigothic Royal Marriages in the Sixth Century

Paulo Pachá, UFF/NIEP-PréK, Brazil
Gift and Conflict: Modes of Domination in the Iberian Early Middle Ages

Janira Feliciano Pohlmann, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil
A Family’s Identity In De excessu fratris I, of Ambrose, Bishop of Milan

12:45-1:45 Lunch

1:45-3:45 Panel 2: Structures of Authority: From Text to Temple
Moderator: Alfonso Hernández, CONICET, Argentina

Jonathan Perl Garrido, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso and Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Chile
‘The Others’ in the Continuations of Fredegar’s Chronicle: Memory, Historiography and the Legitimation of Carolingian Power in the Mid-Eighth Century

Renan Marques Birro, Universidade Federal do Amapá and Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
The Topography of Power in Medieval Norway: Saint Óláfr and the Halls of Norwegian Kings

Danilo Medeiros Gazzotti, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil
The Royal Power of Suebi in the Diocésis Hispaniarum: Some Interpretations About Hydatius’s Chronicle

3:45-4:15 Coffee

4:15-6:15 Keynote Seminar 1
Moderator: Ralph Mathisen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Ian Wood, University of Leeds, UK
National Arguments over the Fall of Rome

7:15 Dinner at Café Mafalda

Day 2 (4 April)

10:30-10:45 Coffee

10:45-12:45 Panel 3: Matters of Eloquence: Writing in the Early Middle Ages
Moderator: N. Kıvılcım Yavuz, University of Leeds, UK

Selene Candian dos Santos, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
The Reception and Recasting of Classical Rhetoric in the Early Middle Ages

Monah Nascimento Pereira, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil
King Alfred’s Translation Works: Discussing Authorship and Royal Practice in Anglo-Saxon England

Rodrigo Rainha, Universidade Estácio de Sá, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Reflections About Public and Private on Medieval Letters: A Case Study of Power Relations in a Visigoth Epistolary

12:45-1:45 Lunch

1:45-3:45 Panel 4: Hints of the Bible
Moderator: Paulo Duarte, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Gesner Las Casas Brito Filho, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Word Hoard and Image Hoard: Codicological Notes on Writings Between the Images in MS Junius 11 (Bodleian Library, Oxford)

Philipp Dörler, Universität Wien, Austria
The Conversus and the Bible. Biblical Allusions in Jordanes’s Works

Vinicius Cesar Dreger de Araujo, Unicsul/Anhanguera, Brazil
The Saxon Saviour – New Readings on the Ninth Century’s Biblical Epic, The Heliand

3:45-4:15 Coffee

4:15-6:15 Keynote Seminar 2
Moderator: Ian Wood, University of Leeds, UK

Ralph Mathisen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Whatever Happened to the Dark Ages? How the Barbarians Saved Classical Civilization

6:15-6:30 Concluding Remarks by Renan Frighetto and Michael J. Kelly

6:30-7:30 Coffee