This advanced option is structured in three parts:
I. Approaches II. Themes III. Relations
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[week 1] Module framework and introduction
Like all sessions on Wednesdays 9-11 am (in H1.05) OR 12-2 pm (in H3.47).
[week 2] Historiography
[week 3] Early modern voices
[week 4] Catering
[week 5] Regulation
Guidance meeting for dissertations by agreement
[week 6 = Reading Week]
'Innkeeper', miniature from a manuscript of De ludo scacchorum by Jacobus de Cessolis (1458),
taken from the facsimile edition of Vatican Library, MS Cod. Pal. Lat. 961,
published by Belser Verlag, Zurich 1988, f. 46r.
[week 7] Group presentation on publicans
[week 8] Group presentation on socio-economic dimensions
[week 9] Group presentation on cultural services
[week 10] Group presentation on gender roles
NB: Titles and materials for public house projects & dissertations to be finalized with module tutor by the end of the autumn term.
[week 11] Crime: Publicans & Patrons
Dissertation writers: please send electronic copy of (i) a 1-page outline of topic, research questions, planned content/structure and (ii) a bibliography of key primary/secondary resources, by noon on Friday of week 11
[week 12] Sex and the Early Modern Public House
Please remember to work on your public house projects / dissertations alongside regular weekly tasks.
[week 13] Long-term-changes (medieval/early modern)
[week 14] Long-term-changes (early modern/modern)
[week 15] Module Conference: class presentations on public house projects & essays
[week 16 = Reading Week]
[week 17] Church and tavern
[week 19] Tavern and local authorities
[week 20] Interdisciplinary approaches
Public house projects due on Tabula by the departmental deadline specified on Tabula]
[week 21] Conclusion
[week 22/23] Revision sessions by agreement
Dissertations due on Tabula by the departmental deadline specified on Tabula
Oral engagement self-reflection due by the deadline specified on Tabula.
2-question / 2-hour exam to be scheduled at some point in weeks 4-9 by the university
Inn sign of the former Golden Falcon in Bern. Photo: BK.