The Potential and Limitations of a List

Date: 6. 11. 2007 - 8. 11. 2007
Venue: CTS - Husova 4, Praha 1

International Transdisciplinary Workshop, Prague

Tuesday, November 6

14:00-15:30 opening remarks: Lucie Doležalová János M. Bak (CEU, Budapest, Hungary) Lists in the Service of Legitimation in Central European sources

Gerhard Jaritz (CEU and Institut für Realienkunde des Mittelalters und der frühen Neuzeit, Krems, Austria) The Stories Inventories Tell

16:00-18:00 Farkas Kiss (ELTE, Budapest, Hungary) Lists of capital sins in late medieval Central Europe: medieval traditions and humanistic principles

Rafał Wójcik (Poznań, Poland) The Circle of Franciscan Art of Memory in Poland. On the Five Versified Mnemonic Catalogues of the Popes, Emperors and Polish Kings from the Turn of 16th Century.

Lucie Doležalová (CTS, Praha) ‘Women who harmed their men’ and other lists of Bernard Itier (1163-1225): mixing Bible with classics on manuscript margins

Wednesday, November 7

9:00-10:30 Dr. Stan Ruecker (Humanities Computing Program, Department of English and Film Studies, University of Alberta, Canada) The Dynamic Table of Contents: Reconceptualizing a Venerable List for a Digital Context

Piotr Michura (Department of Art and Design at the University of Alberta, Canada) The Novel as a list of words

11:00-12:30 Kate Fawver (Department of History and Philosophy, California State University, U.S.A.) What can we learn from pre-modern American lists?” Authority and Dependence in the Pre-Modern American Household: A Case Study of the 1775 Tax Enumeration

Zdenĕk Konopásek (CTS, Praha) Catalogues, maps, and lists of Natura 2000: Ways of knowing and evaluating nature

14:00-15:30 Gyula Laczházi (ELTE Budapest, Hungary) Lists of passions - narratives of emotions

Rafael-Dorian Chelaru (Faculty of Archivistics, Bucharest, Romania) The lists of Catholic parishes from 17th and 18th century Moldavia in the correspondence carried by the Propaganda Fide missionaries – towards a missionary geography

16:00-17:30 Ivan M. Havel (CTS, Praha) Time in Lists and Lists in Time

Tamás Visi (Kabinet judaistiky, Palacky University, Olomouc) Maimonides on the Lists Appearing in the Bible

Thursday, November 8

10:00-12:00 (within CTS lecture series) Monique Goullet (LAMOP, Paris) The catalogues of the virtues in hagiographic texts between topics and history followed by the final discussion

The workshop takes place in CTS seminar room, Jilská 1 (entrance from Husova 3), on the third floor.