01 July 2019

CONFERENCE: Open Kinship? Social and Legal Practices from Gender Perspectives (1450–1900) (Vienna, 26-28 September 2019)

(Source: Univie)

Open  Kinship?  Social  and  Legal  Practices  from  Gender  Perspectives  (1450–1900)10th Conference of the international research network “Gender Differences in the History of European Legal Cultures

”University of Vienna, 26-28 September 2019| Hauptgebäude(Main Building), Seminarraum Geschichte 1 (first floor) Conveners: Margareth Lanzinger, Julia Heinemann, Johannes Kaska and Janine Maegraithin cooperation with the FWF research project “The Role of Wealth in Defining and Constitut-ing Kinship Spaces from 16th to the 18th Century”,the research area “Economy and Society from a Perspective of Historical and Cultural Studies”and the Department of Economic and Social History

Thursday, 26September 2019

13.30|Reception &Registration14.00|Welcome & GreetingsIntroduction|Margareth Lanzinger(Vienna) and Janine Maegraith(Cambridge/Vienna)14.30-18.00|Session 1: Labelling and KinningChair: Grethe Jakobsen (Copenhagen)14:30-15:15 | Jasmin Hauck(Eichstätt-Ingolstadt/Rome), Personae coniunctae: The limits of kinship in doctrine and practice of legal representation in the Later Middle Ages15:15-16:00| Sophie  Ruppel (Basel), I  offered  him  brotherhood,  but  he  would  only  accept me as a father.“Kinning” in seventeenthcentury high aristocracy16:00-16:30: Coffee Break16:30-17:15  | Regina  Schäfer (Mainz),  Who  is  kin?  Labelling  family  in  court  records  of  the fifteenthand sixteenth century17:15-18:00| Andrea  Griesebner (Wien),  Kinning  and  de-kinning  in  the  context  of  marital conflicts and separation from bedand board19:30| Dinner

Friday, 27September 2019
9:00-12.30 |Session 2: Rearranging KinChair: Johannes Kaska (Vienna)9:00-9:45| Siglinde  Clementi (Bozen/Brixen), Remarriage  arrangements  and  inheritance practices in stepfamilies of the Tyrolean nobility in the early modern period9:45-10:30  |Christine  Walker (Singapore),  Baptisms  and  the re-formation  of  the  family  in colonial Jamaica10:30-11:00 Coffee Break/ 11:00-11:45 | Luisa Stella de Oliveira Coutinho Silva (Frankfurt), Illegitimate children in the Captaincy of Paraíba: kinship and family relations inthe colonisation of Brazil11:45-12:30| Rebecca Mason (Glasgow), Women on the margins: blended families and legal practices in the courts of seventeenth-century Glasgow12:30-14:00 Lunch14:00-18:00 |Session 3: Family and Household ConfigurationsChair: Janine Maegraith (Cambridge/Vienna)14:00-14:45  | Marina  Garbellotti (Verona), Whatmade a man a ‘father’ or a woman a ‘mother’? Adoption and fosterage practices in early modern Italy14:45-15:30 | Adina Eckart (Bamberg), Lucrezia de’Medici Salviati –a case study concerning the role of mothers in familial capital accumulation15:30-16:00 Coffee Break16:00-16:45 |Evdoxios Doxiadis (Burnaby), Fathers and married daughters16:45-17:30  |Benedetta  Borello(Cassino), Brotherhood  and  brothers  in  seventeenth-century Rome: the casesof merchants, artisans, inn-keepers and painters17:30-18:00 Coffee Break18:00-19:00  | Keynote| Michaela  Hohkamp(Hanover), Favourites,  sweethearts  and  dar-lings–akaleidoscopic  survey  of  early  modern  modes  of  kinship  and  their  epistemological settings from a historical-anthropological perspective –and beyond19:30 Dinner

Saturday, 28September 2019

9:00-11:15|Session 4: Law and Conflict. Chair: Julia Heinemann (Vienna)9:00-9:45| Marie Malherbe (Vienna/Rouen), Gender perspectives on civil trials in Venetian aristocratic families (1710-1820)9:45-10:30 | Nicoleta Roman (Bucharest), Law, women and family. Dowry and inheritance in mid-nineteenth century Wallachia10:30-11:15| Isabelle Chabot (Padova), A fraternity without blood ties? Relations between brothers-and sisters-in-laws in Florence in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries11:15-11:45 Coffee Break11:45-13:15 |Session 5:Inclusion –Exclusion11:45-12:30| Nathalie  Büsser (Zurich), The  patrimonialisationof  the  communal  offices  in the Old Swiss Confederation (fifteenth to eighteenth century)12:30-13:15 | Dmitry Mukhin (Vologda), Setting the boundaries of familiesinnorthern Rus-sian villagesatthe end of the nineteenth century13-15-13:45 |Final comment| Anna Bellavitis(Rouen)13.45 Lunch

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