Palatium : Court Residences as places of exchange in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe 1400 - 1700

Kalmar workshop “Making Room for Order”

Workshops and Colloquia 02/10/2014 → 03/10/2014

Making Room for Order. Court Ordinances as a Source for Understanding Space at Early Modern Princely Residences

Registration: Attending the colloquium is free, but for practical reasons registration is required. Please register by submitting this Registration form.

Venue: Kalmar Castle (Kalmar slott), Kungsgatan 1, 392 33 Kalmar, Sweden

Organization: This workshop is co-organized by Linnaeus University (Kalmar).

PROGRAMME & Materials for discussion:

Keynote lecture

  • Mark HENGERER (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München):
    Making Room for Order: New Perspectives on the Making of the Early Modern Court

Session I. Space and Function: Norm versus Reality

Session II. Court Ordinances: Keepers of Tradition or Motors of Invention?

Session III. Palace versus Ordinance: Case Studies

  • Nuno SENOS (CHAM, Universidade Nova de Lisboa):
    A Court Ordinance of the Duke of Bragança
      [Plan of the Ducal Palace of Vila Viçosa]
  • Martin KRUMMHOLZ (Institute of Art History, ASCR, Prague):
    Liechtenstein Residences: Visions and Reality
  • Bart VAN EEKELEN (Utrecht University):
    The Markiezenhof in Bergen op Zoom and its Lost Court Ordinance: Deducing the Use of Space from Related Ordinances
      [Markiezenhof Ground-plan and Documents]

Session IV. Enforcing Hierarchies

Kalmar workshop “Making Room for Order”