TitleGift-Giving, II: Gift-Giving and Objects
Date/TimeMonday 11 July 2011: 14.15-15.45
SponsorDepartment of History, King's College London
OrganiserJinty Nelson, Department of History, King's College London
Moderator/ChairAlice Rio, Department of History, King's College London
Paper 221-a Offering Brooches to the Dead: The Changing Gendered Value of a Gift between Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages
(Language: English)
Irene Barbiera, Dipartimento di Scienze Storiche, Geografiche e dell'Antichità, Università degli Studi di Padova
Index Terms: Archaeology - Artefacts; Art History - Decorative Arts
Paper 221-b Making the World Go Round?: Money and Gift in Early Medieval England and Francia
(Language: English)
Rory Naismith, Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic / Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge
Index Terms: Economics - Trade; Numismatics
Paper 221-c The Star Cloak of the Emperor Henry II
(Language: English)
Stuart Airlie, School of Humanities (History), University of Glasgow
Index Terms: Art History - Decorative Arts; Politics and Diplomacy
AbstractThis session will be the second in a series on gift-giving in the Middle Ages; it will concentrate on the evidence of artefacts (as opposed to texts).