Programme

Urban Cultures in The Early Modern Habsburg Territories

10-11.15 Keynote lecture

Jaroslav Miller: A Dream World of Ideas and Crudeness of Reality: Early Modern City as an Utopia

11.30- 13.00 Session I.: Town Descriptions


11.30-12.15 Ferenc Hörcher: Town descriptions and urban politics in Márton Szepsi Csombor's

European Travel Journal

12.15-13.00 Katalin Simon: Urban Environment in Buda in the 18th Century


13-14.00 Lunch break


14.00-16.15: Session II.: Governing Urban Communities


14.00-14.45 István Németh: Cities, Self-government, State in the Early Modern Age. The Political

Framework of Urban Life

14.45-15.30 Peter Benka: Early modern towns as language communities : The case of Upper

Hungarian free royal boroughs

15.30-16.15 Adam Smrcz: Jansenism and Urban Politics in 18th-Century Hungary


16.15-16.45 Coffee break


Session III.: An Outlook on non-Habsburg territories


16.45-17.30 Krisztina Péter: Image, Print and Manuscript in Early Modern Cologne

17.30-18.15 Eszter Kovács: Montaigne as the Mayor of Bordeaux: Mapping a Political Network