Political Language:The Study of Terminology as a Tool in Political and Social History


Laboratoire de Médiévistique Occidentale de l'université de Paris I

European Research Council


Tuesday, 26 March 2013 at Queen Mary, University of London


Jean-Philippe Genet (Paris I)and Miri Rubin (QMUL) - Welcome        


Session 1. Chair: Phil Withington (Sheffield)

Christopher Fletcher (Paris I) - Profit and Damage: The pros and cons of using computers to analyse political discourse.

Silke Schwandt(Frankfurt) - Tracing Political Language in a Non-Political World

Andrea Gamberini (Milan) - Practices vs. Languages: Some remarks on an ongoing debate: Northern Italy, thirteenth to fifteenth century

12hr30-13hr30                         Lunch


Session 2. Chair: John Watts (Oxford)

Aude Mairey (Paris I) - English poetry and political society in the later middle ages

François Foronda (Paris I) - Mésurer l’émotion à partir de ses mots. L’expression de l’angoisse par les autorités du Principat du Catalogne au début de la guerre civile (jusqu’au 21 juin 1461).

15hr-15hr30                             Tea


Session 3. Chair: Jean-Philippe Genet                       

Jan Dumolyn (Ghent) - Guild ideology in late medieval Flanders

Christian Liddy(Durham) - The Language of Rights in Medieval English Towns

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