2nd International Symposium on Medieval and Early Modern Culture

2nd International Symposium on Medieval and Early Modern Culture, University of Arizona, Tucson, 2004
CHILDHOOD AND FAMILY RELATIONS IN THE MIDDLE AGES AND THE EARLY MODERN AGE
APRIL 30-MAY 2, 2004

Adoration of the Magi, Book of Hours, Syracuse University, Ms 7, fol. 86v (ca. 1484-1529)
Adoration of the Magi, Book of Hours, Syracuse University, Ms 7, fol. 86v (ca. 1484-1529)

How did people perceive children and childhood? Can we still subscribe to Philippe Aries's thesis? What do know we about family structures? What was the gender relationship within a family?

PAPER FROM ALL RELEVANT ACADEMIC DISCIPLINES ARE WELCOME

CONFERENCE LANGUAGE: ENGLISH, EXCEPTIONALLY ALSO FRENCH AND GERMAN (but then with an abstract in English)

SUBMIT ABSTRACT BY: JANUARY 23, 2004 TO:

PROFESSOR ALBRECHT CLASSEN
DEPARTMENT OF GERMAN STUDIES
301 LEARNING SERVICES BUILDING
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
TUCSON, AZ 85721
TEL.: (520) 621-1395 FAX: (520) 626-8268
e-mail: aclassen@u.arizona.edu

Abstract: ca. 1 page (in English, German, French, Spanish, or Italian) Length of Presentation: ca. 25 minutes

Hopefully, we will be able to publish a selection of the conference proceedings. For recent research on this topic, see:

Essays in Medieval Studies 12 (1995), ed. by Nicole Clifton