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On this page we will publish activities that are of potential interest for the members of the network. You may also suggest an event by contacting the webmaster at jenni.kuuliala@uta.fi.

Forthcoming Activities

ORA PRO NOBIS II
Space, Place and the Practice of Saints' Cults across the Reformations

12-13 March 2015, The Danish Museum in Copenhagen

Call for papers now open.


PASSAGES FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE MIDDLE AGES VI:
On the Road. Travels, Pilgrimages and Social Interaction.

Tampere, Finland, August 2015.

Conference website.


Past Activities

CHURCH REFORMS AND THE CULT OF SAINTS
Zadar, Croatia, September 2014

Conference website.


ORA PRO NOBIS.
Space, Place and the Practice of Saints' Cults in Medieval and Early-Modern Scandinavia.

3-4 April 2014, University of Copenhagen

Conference website.


LEEDS INTERNATIONAL MEDIEVAL CONGRESS 2013

Session 704:
Between Entertainment and Persuasion: On Structures and Functions of Miracle Accounts and Collections I

Chair: Gábor Klaniczay

Anders Fröjmark:
Telling the Miracle: The Meeting between Pilgrim and Scribe as Reflected in Swedish Miracle Collections

Laura Ackerman Smoller:
Harnessing the Passion of Admiration: The Functions of Miracle Tales in the Canonization and Cult of Vincent Ferrer

Christian Krötzl:
How to Appeal and Impress?: On Content, Structure, and Audience of Miracle Accounts

Session 804:
Between Entertainment and Persuasion: On Structures and Functions of Miracle Accounts and Collections II

Chair: Rachel M. Koopmans

Ildikó Csepregi:
The Status of Miracles in Central European Saint's Lives

Sari Katajala-Peltomaa:
Gender and Narrative Strategies in the Depositions of 14th-Century Canonization Processes

Jonas Van Mulder:
Miracles and Cognition: Function of Dreams and Visions in Late Medieval Miracle Accounts from the Low Countries


APPROACHES TO HAGIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
Miracle Collections, 12-15th Cent.: Structures and Functions

Rome, Villa Lante, Institutum Romanum Finlandiae
8-9 June 2012

Didier Lett
L'incroyance dans les procès de canonisation des XIIIe-XIVe siècles

Sari Katajala-Peltomaa:
In Search for Personal Assertions: Social Roles and Chosen Rhetoric in the Depositions

Anders Fröjmark:
Collecting Miracles

Christian Krötzl:
Canonisation vs. non-Canonisation miracles: content, structure, function

Letizia Pellegrini:
Documentare i miracoli. Entro il (e intorno al) processo di canonizzazione di Bernardino da Siena

Gábor Klaniczay:
The paradox of proving miracles in medieval canonization processes.

Laura Ackerman Smoller:
Choosing Miracles for Vincent Ferrer

Thomas Wetzstein:
Miracles in the Factory of Saints: The Supernatural in Medieval Canonisation Records and its Evaluation by the Papal Bureaucracy

Jussi Hanska
From Historical Event to Didactic Story. Medieval Miracle Stories as a Means of Communication

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