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

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Date/Time: 
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 4:00pm
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All Welcome
Location: 
3205 Dwinelle