Conference Sessions on Urban Communities, 1300-1650

As part of our research on the history of late-medieval and early modern urban communities, my colleague Dr Justin Colson (University of Exeter) and I are organising two conference panels this year. We have brought together two sets of promising papers: one about new social and economic perspectives on the formation of urban communities in pre-modern Europe; the other about new (digital) methodologies that have been developed to examine urban life. The sessions are:

I will also present papers at both events myself, although in different panels, which are titled:

  • Guild Welfare in Urban Europe, c.1300-1550
  • The Building Blocks of Communities? Urban Neighbourhoods in Late-Medieval Europe