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Political communication and diplomacy in the Late Middle Ages

La communication politique et la diplomatie à la fin du Moyen Âge

Comunicación política y diplomacia en la Baja Edad Media

Comunicação política e diplomacia no final da Idade Média

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Published on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 by Céline Guilleux

Summary

This meeting wants to carry out a state of the art on the history of medieval diplomacy, a topic on methodological renewal process. For this, it will focus on aspects such as new historiographical tendencies the wide range of sources available (literature, archives, letters...), sociology of the protagonists (clergy, nobility, lawyers, merchants...) and the different political contexts of medieval diplomacy (papacy, kingdoms, cities...).

Announcement

Colloquium on the history of medieval diplomacy organized by Centro Interdisciplinar História Sociedades Cultures of the University of Évora (CIDEHUS)

Argument

With the meeting "Political communication and diplomacy in the Late Middle Ages" to be held at the University of Évora (Portugal) during the 17th and 18th November of 2016, we want carry out a state of the art on the history of medieval diplomacy, a topic on methodological renewal process. For this we will focus on aspects such as new historiographical tendencies the wide range of sources available (literature, archives, letters...), sociology of the protagonists (clergy, nobility, lawyers, merchants...) and the different political contexts of medieval diplomacy (papacy, kingdoms, cities...). For this purpose we will meet some of the main European specialists, protagonists of this historiographical renewal, along with some young Spanish and Portuguese researchers working in the field with research projects funded by the Government of Portugal.

Program

Thursday 17 November 2016

(Colegio Espiritu Santo – Univ. Évora)

  • 10:30 Opening

Subject: Historiography and sources of medieval diplomacy

  • 10:45 Les voies de la recherche sur la diplomatie en Occident au Moyen Âge - Stephane Pécquignot (École Practique de Hautes Études)
  • 11:15 Os agentes da comunicação política na cronística ibérica da Baixa Idade Média: Diplomatas e embaixadas nos textos historiográficos castelhanos e portugueses – Covadonga Valdaliso Casanova (CHSC – Universidade de Coimbra)
  • 11:45 Coffee Break
  • 12:00 (Comparing) Medieval Letters as Sources for Diplomacy in Portugal - Tiago Viúla de Faria (IEM – Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
  • 12:30 Diplomacia y diplomática: un análisis de las fuentes documentales de la diplomacia medieval – Néstor Vigil Montes (CIDEHUS – Universidade de Évora)
  • 13:00 Discussion

Subject: Political communication - center and periphery

  • 16:00 Managing Diplomatic Relations at  the Papal Curia: Gregory IX, the Iberian Kings and the Emperor – Maria João Violante Branco (IEM – Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
  • 16:30 Em nome do rei em tempos de crise: Portugal e a prática da diplomacia no final de Trezentos – Hermínia Vasconcelos Vilar (CIDEHUS – Universidade de Évora)
  • 17:00 Coffee Break
  • 17:30 Multilayered Networks: the Political Geography of Italian Diplomacy in the Early Renaissance (1350-1520) – Isabella Lazzarini (Università de Molise)
  • 18:00 Relaciones protocolarias entre concejos castellanos: de las cartas de hermandad a las misivas – María Josefa Sanz Fuentes (Universidad de Oviedo)
  • 18:30 Discussion

Friday 18 November 2016

(Colegio Espiritu Santo – Univ. Évora)

  • 09:30 A minoria muçulmana e os contactos diplomáticos com o dar al-Islam - Maria Filomena Lopes de Barros (CIDEHUS – Universidade de Évora)
  • 10:00 Negociando a paz: tréguas e capitulações na fronteira entre o al-Andalus e a Hispania Cristã (1212-1249) - Hermenegildo Nuno Goinhas Fernandes (CH – Universidade de Lisboa)
  • 10:30 Discussion
  • 10:45 Coffee Break

Subject: Protagonists of medieval diplomacy

  • 11:00 Comunicar y negociar por el rey: los eclesiásticos al frente de embajadas en la diplomacia castellana – Óscar Villarroel González (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
  • 11:30 El clero en el contexto diplomático de la Guerra de los Cien Años: una mirada desde las crónicas oficiales peninsulares – Francisco Díaz Marcilla (IEM – Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
  • 12:00 O papel da nobreza portuguesa na diplomacia medieval - André Filipe Madruga Coelho (CIDEHUS – Universidade de Évora)
  • 12:30 Notários e Diplomacia na Idade Média – Ricardo Seabra (CITCEM – Universidade do Porto)
  • 13:00 Discussion
  • 16:00 Letrados al servicio de la diplomacia de los primados de Toledo – Francisco de Paula Cañas Gálvez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
  • 16:30 A participação de letrados nas embaixadas portuguesas do século XV – Diogo Faria (CEPESE – Universidade do Porto)
  • 17:00 “Augmenter le fait de la marchandise”. Exemplos de diplomacia comercial tardomedievais - Flávio Miranda (CITCEM – Universidade do Porto / IEM - Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
  • 17:30 Discussion
  • 17:45 Coffee Break
  • 18:00 Round table

Places

  • Colégio do Espírito Santo, Largo dos Colegiais, 2
    Evora, Portugal (7000-849)

Date(s)

  • Thursday, November 17, 2016
  • Friday, November 18, 2016

Keywords

  • diplomatie, communication

Contact(s)

  • Néstor Vigil Montes
    courriel : Vigilnestor [at] gmail [dot] com

Information source

  • Néstor Vigil Montes
    courriel : Vigilnestor [at] gmail [dot] com

To cite this announcement

« Political communication and diplomacy in the Late Middle Ages », Conference, symposium, Calenda, Published on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, https://calenda.org/377164

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