Masculinity in Premodern Europe 21.10.2019

For catering purposes (coffee is included for all participants), please register here by October 18.

Lunch is offered for speakers and commentators.


10.00-12.00 Session I Pinni B1096
Chair: Jenni Kuuliala
Welcome (Christian Krötzl)
Ruth Mazo Karras: Religion and Masculine Expectations in Medieval Europe
Sari Katajala-Peltomaa, Raisa Toivo & Ville Vuolanto: Masculinity and Lived Religion from Antiquity to the Early Modern Era: how a longue durée approach contributes to current discussions

12.00-13.30 Lunch (Restaurant Aleksis)

13.30-15.30 Session II Pinni B 3032
Chair: Ville Vuolanto
Commentator: Marko Lamberg
Jaakkojuhani Peltonen: Studying Conceptions of Masculinity in the Classical Antiquity and Medieval World by the Reception of Alexander the Great
Erika Pihl: Flawed and Fallen: Male Authorship and the Female Voice in Boccaccio’s Fiammetta
Mari Välimäki: Young Men and Agency in the 17th Century Sweden

15.30-16.00 Coffee

16.00-18.00 Session III Pinni B 3032
Chair: Katariina Mustakallio
Commentator: Ville Kivimäki
Elina Pyy: Epic Fail: Shortcomings in Masculinity in Graeco-Roman Tradition
Sini Kangas: Chosen among a Thousand Man: Reflections of Medieval Knighthood in Western World
Heta Aali: Masculinity and Medievalism in 21st Century Finland

18.00 Concluding remarks (Ruth Mazo Karras)

19.30 Dinner for speakers and commentators