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California Medieval History Seminar
The California Medieval History Seminar fosters intercampus networking and intellectual exchange by acquainting participants with historical research in medieval studies currently underway in California. The seminar meets quarterly to discuss pre-distributed research papers (two by faculty members, two by graduate students). During AY 2022-23, the seminar will meet on October 29, February 11, and May 20. Presentations are organized by the seminar’s director, Professor Piotr Górecki (History, UC Riverside).
The following papers will be discussed at the seminar:
- “The Paranoid Style in Frankish Crusading”
Jay Rubenstein (University of Southern California)
- “Oath-Taking and the Performance of Urban Customary Law”
Esther Liberman Cuenca (University of Houston-Victoria/Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton)
- “Rex Offret: The Visuality of Royal Power in the Early Medieval Mediterranean”
Elizabeth Wells (University of California-Irvine)
- “Ávila for the Queen: War and Fiscal Violence against Religious Minorities in Late Medieval Castile”
Teo Ruiz (University of California-Los Angeles)
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