Fachbereich Geschichtswissenschaft



Conference 27-28 September 2018: Mobility during the Viking Age: Scandinavians and Others

Thursday, September 27

11:00-11:10: Anna Kouremenos (Tübingen) and Fraser McNair (Leeds): Introduction


Group Mobility

Chair: TBA

11:10-11:40: Lesley Abrams (Cambridge): Viking Armies and Religious Identity

11:40-12:10: Christoph Haack (Tübingen): Immigrants from the South: Hispani in the Carolingian Empire

12:10-12:30  Response and discussion

12:30-14:00: Lunch break


Individual Mobility and Trading

Chair: Guido Berndt (Tübingen)

14:00-14:30: Pierre Bauduin (Caen): Migration and Integration: The Vikings in Frankish Society

14:30-15:00: Fraser McNair (Leeds): Elite Mobility within the Frankish Realm: The Local Power of Transregional Aristocrats, 9th-10th Centuries

15:30-16:00: Sarah Croix (Aarhus): Individual Mobility and Trading Communities in the Early Viking Age

16:00-16:30: Response and discussion

16:30-16:50: Coffee break

16:50-19:00. Tour of Tübingen castle and museum

Dinner @ 19:00


Friday, September 28


Chair: Anna Kouremenos (Tübingen)

10:30-11:00: Lindy Brady (Mississippi): Writing Raiding in the Irish Sea Zone

11:00-11:30: Sam Ottewill-Soulsby (Cambridge): Pirates and Princes: Saracen Raids in the Early Medieval Western Mediterranean

11:30-12:00: Panos Sophoulis (Athens): Soldiers, Looters, and Pirates: "State-Sponsored" and ""Private" Raiding in the Medieval Balkans

12:00-12:30: Response and discussion

12:30-12:50   Steffen Patzold and David Jäger (Tübingen): Conclusion


Guests please refer to luisa.luizspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de