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Working in the medieval city in Europe

Trabajar en la ciudad medieval europea

13th international meetings of the Middle Ages in Nájera

XIII encuentros internacionales del Medievo en Nájera

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Published on Thursday, July 21, 2016


13th international meetings of the Middle Ages in Nájera seek to provide an interdisciplinary forum for the discussion of all aspects of medieval studies. Each congress has one particular special thematic strand on an area of interdisciplinary study in a wider context. The topic of this year is about working in the medieval city in Europe.



Historians and Graduate students are encouraged to submit abstracts for research presentations or posters on topics related to "Working in the Medieval European City”.

We will focus on

  • Organization, framing and representation of work
  • Employment, labor market and mobility
  • Entrepreneurship and industrial proletariat
  • Labor wages and living standards
  • Labor regulations and legislation
  • Workers in the Atlantic port cities
  • Working women
  • Child labor
  • Labor Unrest
  • Labor and social identity
  • Work organization and social relations

Submission guidelines

Abstracts should be no more than 500 characters and should clearly state the purpose, thesis, methodology, and principal findings of the paper to be presented. Successful proposals will be published in 2017. All abstracts and a short CV should be submitted electronically to Jesús Solórzano at:  solorzaja@unican.es

The deadline for submissions will be September 30th, 2016. 

International scientific advisory board


  • Beatriz Arízaga Bolumburu (Universidad de Cantabria)


  • Jesús Ángel Solórzano Telechea (Universidad de Cantabria)


  • Amélia Aguiar Andrade (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
  • Raphaela Averkorn (Universität Siegen)
  • Iñaki Bazán Díaz (Universidad del País Vasco)
  • Michel Bochaca (Université de La Rochelle)
  • David Ditchburn (Trinity College Dublin)
  • Ariel Guiance (CONICET-Universidad de Córdoba de Argentina)
  • Jelle Haemers (Universiteit Leuven)
  • Ricardo Izquierdo Benito (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha)
  • Juan Francisco Jiménez Alcázar (Universidad de Murcia)
  • Christian Liddy (University of Durham)
  • Denis Menjot (Université de Lyon II)
  • Esther Peña Bocos (Universidad de Cantabria)
  • Giuliano Pinto (Universitá degli studi di Firenze)
  • Sarah Rees Jones (University of York)
  • Teófilo F. Ruiz (University of California-Los Ángeles)
  • Vicente Salvatierra Cuenca (Universidad de Jaén)
  • Louis Sicking (Universiteit Leiden y U. Ámsterdam)
  • Urszula Sowina (Instituto Arqueológico de Varsovia)
  • Mª Isabel del Val Valdivieso (Universidad de Valladolid)


  • Escuela de Patrimonio Histórico de Nájera, Plaza Santa María
    Nájera, Kingdom of Spain (26300)


  • Friday, September 30, 2016


  • craft guild, labor, working women, labor, unrest


  • Jesús Ángel Solórzano Telechea
    courriel : neim [at] unican [dot] es

Information source

  • Jesús Ángel Solórzano-Telechea
    courriel : solorzaja [at] unican [dot] es


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« Working in the medieval city in Europe », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Thursday, July 21, 2016, https://calenda.org/373179

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