Session Title

Corruption and Authority in the Middle Ages

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Andrew Collings; Jan Van Doren

Organizer Affiliation

Princeton Univ.; Princeton Univ.

Presider Name

Hagar Barak

Presider Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Paper Title 1

Carolingian Corruption: Conceptualizing Judicial Corruption under Charlemagne and Louis the Pious

Presenter 1 Name

Jan Van Doren

Paper Title 2

Periculoso and Transparency: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Enclosure?

Presenter 2 Name

Rachel C. S. Duke

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Florida State Univ.

Paper Title 3

The Burdens of Office: Principles and Pathologies in Medieval Bureaucracy

Presenter 3 Name

Andrew Collings

Start Date

11-5-2018 3:30 PM

Session Location

Fetzer 1005

Description

Corruption, whether conceptualized as the abuse of public office or as a broader threat of moral and spiritual degradation, was an ever-present concern for medieval authorities. This session explores responses to the problem of corruption in political, legal and monastic discourse, as well as in practices of rulership and governance.

Andrew Collings

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May 11th, 3:30 PM

Corruption and Authority in the Middle Ages

Fetzer 1005

Corruption, whether conceptualized as the abuse of public office or as a broader threat of moral and spiritual degradation, was an ever-present concern for medieval authorities. This session explores responses to the problem of corruption in political, legal and monastic discourse, as well as in practices of rulership and governance.

Andrew Collings