Lecture by Eva Österberg (Lund University) | The Child in Medieval Scandinavia: Challenging the Ariés Thesis

With respondent Paula S. Fass, Margaret S. Byrne Professor Emerita, UC Berkeley

Eva Österberg is a scholar of the middle ages, and the early modern period, but her works also include the 19th and 20th centuries. She is particularly interested in Norbert Elias' concept of a civilizing process, Aron Gurevitj's ideas about medieval mentality, Philippe Ariès on childhood, and William Reddy and Barbara Rosenwein on emotions.

Sponsored by the Department of Scandinavian, UC Berkeley

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 4:00pm
All Welcome
3205 Dwinelle