Session818
TitleEnemies and Exclusion in the Medieval Slavonic World: Vilifying Otherness
Date/TimeTuesday 4 July 2017: 16.30-18.00
 
SponsorSlavonic & East European Medieval Studies Group (SEEMSG)
 
OrganiserAlexandra Vukovich, Faculty of Medieval & Modern Languages, University of Oxford
 
Moderator/ChairNicholas Mayhew, Department of Slavonic Studies, University of Cambridge
 
Paper 818-a The State and the 'Other': Responses to the Problem of Brigandage in the Medieval Balkans
(Language: English)
Panos Sophoulis, Department of Russian Language & Literature & Slavic Studies, National Kapodistrian University of Athens
Index Terms: Byzantine Studies; Language and Literature - Slavic; Local History; Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 818-b Images and Attributes of Enemies in Pre-Revolutionary Russia
(Language: English)
Kati Parppei, Department of Geographical & Historical Studies, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu
Index Terms: Language and Literature - Slavic; Military History; Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 818-c The Politics of Dining with the Enemy in Early Rus'
(Language: English)
Alexandra Vukovich, Faculty of Medieval & Modern Languages, University of Oxford
Index Terms: Language and Literature - Slavic; Mentalities; Military History; Politics and Diplomacy
 
AbstractThis session provides a discussion of the hostile 'other'. Each paper examines how exclusion was constructed in historical sources, and identifies the identity and function of the enemy 'other' in the Medieval Slavonic world.