Economic Functions of Urban Spaces from the Middle Ages to the Present, Conference of the International Commission for the History of Towns and HAS „Lendület” Medieval Hungarian Economic History Research Group Budapest, 18–20 September 2019

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Conference
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Open to the Public
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Nador u. 15
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Quantum 101
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 12:00pm to Friday, September 20, 2019 - 7:00pm

Economic Functions of Urban Spaces from the Middle Ages to the Present

Conference of the International Commission for the History of Towns and HAS „Lendület” Medieval Hungarian Economic History Research Group Budapest, 18–20 September 2019.

Programme

Wednesday, 18 September: Workshop of the Atlas Working Group CEU, Nádor u. 15. 101, Quantum Room (meeting) and Room 102 (presentation of recently published atlases)

12.00 Arrival and opening of the presentation of recently published atlases

12.30–13.30 Buffet lunch

13.30 Introduction and welcome, Keith Lilley (Queen’s University, Belfast) and Katalin Szende (CEU)

13.45 Ferdinand Opll (Universität Wien/Perchtoldsdorf) Farewell as Convenor – inauguration of Daniel Stracke

14.00 Anngret Simms (University College Dublin), Fifty years of progress – the formative years of the HTAs

14.30 Discussion and questions. Comments and chairing: József Laszlovszky (CEU)

14.45 The next fifty years – the HTAs in a digital world, Introduced and led by Daniel Stracke (Institut für vergleichende Städtegeschichte, Münster), with contributions by Rafał Eysymontt (University of Wrocław), Sarah Gearty (Royal Irish Academy, Dublin) Agnieszka Pilarska and Radosław Golba (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń), Marek Słoń, Grzegorz Myrda, Katarzyna Słomska (Instytut Historii PAN, Warsaw), Magdolna Szilágyi (MTA BTK TTI), Michel Pauly (Université du Luxembourg), Marco Orlandi and Rosa Smurra (Università di Bologna, Centro Gina Fasoli)

16.15 Discussion and questions. Comments and chairing: Victor Lagutov (CEU)

16.30 Coffee pause and inspection of recently published HTAs

17.00 AWG Business meeting. Chair: Keith Lilley

18.00 Topography from above: visit to CEU Rooftop lounge and reception

18.30 Meeting of the Board (N 15, 102)

Thursday, 19 September: Budapest History Museum, Castle Museum 1014 Budapest, Szent György tér 2. Royal Palace „E” building

9.00–9.30 Greetings: Antal Molnár, HAS Research Centre for the Humanities, Institute of History; András Végh, Budapest History Museum, Castle Museum Introduction: Katalin Szende, Erika Szívós, Boglárka Weisz

9.30–11.00 Session 1 Chair: András Végh, Budapest History Museum, Castle Museum and Péter Pázmány Catholic University Rosa Smurra, Seats of Power and Marketplaces in Medieval Italian Towns Dan Dumitru Iacob, Trade and Sociability in the Markets and Fairs from Romanian Principalities in the 18th–19th Centuries

11.00–11.30 Coffee break

11.30–13.00 Session 2 Chair: Veronika Novák, Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Humanities Olha Kozubska-Andrusiv, Markets in Ruthenian Towns: Legal and Spatial Perspectives in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period Renáta Skorka, The Nuns and the Craftsmen: Urbanization and the Settings of Female Religious Orders in Towns of Medieval Hungary

13.00–14.00 Lunch break

14.00–15.00 Guided visit of the exhibition of the Budapest History Museum

15.00–16.30 Session 3 Chair: István Draskóczy, Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Humanities, Hungarian Academy of Sciences „Lendület” Medieval Hungarian Economic History Research Group Hessisches Staatsarhiv Marburg, Wilhelmshöher Kriegskarten 6/20. Maximo Diago Hernando, The Influence of the Wool Export Trade on the Shaping of the Urban Network and Urban Landscapes in the Crown of Castile from the Fifteenth Century to the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century Werner Freitag, Herausforderung Textilindustrie: Urbanität und Urbanisierung in Dörfern und Kleinstädten im westlichen Westfalen am Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts

16.30–17.00 Coffee break

17.00–18.30 Session 4 Chair: Balázs Nagy, Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Humanities and Central European University, Department of Medieval Studies Mária Pakucs, Trade Routes and Commercial Networks in South-Eastern Europe Finn-Einar Eliassen, Timber Trade, Townscapes and Urban Networks in Early Modern Norway and Northern Europe

Friday, 20 September: Research Centre for the Humanities, Hungarian Academy of Sciences 1097, Budapest Tóth Kálmán utca 9.

9.00 – 10.00 General assembly of CIHV

10.00–11.30 Session 5 Chair: Gábor Gyáni, HAS Research Centre for the Humanities, Institute of History Michael Potterton, Some Archaeological Evidence for International Trade in Irish Towns in the Middle Ages Gergely Baics, The Spatial Articulation of Commerce and Trade in Mid-nineteenth Century New York City: From Central Business District, to Retail Streets, and Neighbourhood Shops

11.30 – 12.00 Coffee break

12.00–13.30 Session 6 Chair: Judit Majorossy, University of Vienna, Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies, Institute of Austrian Historical Research Pavel Lukin, The Marketplace (Torg) in Medieval Novgorod as a Space of Commerce and Action Peter Eigner, Der Verlust an Urbanität und das drohende Ende des Wiener „Grätzels“. Der Vormarsch von Selbstbedienung, Supermarkt und Shopping Cities versus „Greißler- und Wirtshaussterben“

13.30–14.30 Lunch break

14.30–16.00 Session 7 Chair: István Tringli, HAS Research Centre for the Humanities, Institute of History and University of Miskolc Franz Irsigler, Papierproduktionslandschaften und die Zentren des Buchdrucks in Italien und in Mitteleuropa/Westeuropa im 14. bis 16. Jahrhundert Judit Klement, Steam Milling Industry in Urban Space, Budapest 1841–2008

16.00–18.30 City Walk: Industrial and Commercial Heritage of Budapest, Guided by Judit Klement and Erika Szívós.

19.00 Closing reception

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