Between the Market and the Household

RHN 65/2018 | Event

Organisers: Antoni Furió and Daniel Muñoz

10-11 May 2018, Facultat di Geografia i Història, Sala de Juntes, Universitat de Valencia, Spain

Between the Market and the Household.
Consumption and Material Culture in Late Medieval and Early Modern Times


May 10

9:00 Welcome and presentation, Antoni Furió and Daniel Muñoz

9:30 Christopher Dyer (University of Leicester)
What were the driving forces behind peasant consumption in Britain, 1200-1520?

10:00 Laurence Fontaine (CNRS, Paris)
Second-hand circulations as a financial market in early modern Europe

10:30 Coffee-Break

11:00 Discussion

11:30 Alejandro García Montón (Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Seville)
Second-hand markets in colonial Spanish America: an inquire into auctions in Panama City

12:00 Daniel Muñoz (Universitat de València)
Second-hand markets in Eighteenth century Valencia: A first approach to regulation and guild rivalries

12:30 Discussion

13:00 Lunch

15:00 Antoni Furió (Universitat de València)
Investment, consumption and culture: the furnishings of medieval Valencian peasant houses

15:30 Antonio Belenguer (Universitat de València)
Imitating luxury. Decorated furniture in Valencian late medieval popular housing

16:00 Discussion

16:30 Break

16:45 Luis Almenar (Universitat de València)
Trends in consumption in late medieval Valencia. A view from the material culture of food

17:15 Luis Rosado (Universitat de València) The evolution of consumer behaviour and household economy in Eighteenth century Valencia

17:45 Discussion

May 11

9:00 Maria Giuseppina Muzzarelli (Università di Bologna)
The clothing expenses of a medieval colleague, the Bolognese professor Giovanni Gaspare da Sala (2nd half Fifteenth century)

9:30 Juan V. García Marsilla (Universitat de València)
Drapers, tailors and farmers. The rural textile markets in the medieval countryside of Valencia

10:00 Discussion

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 Judicaël Petrowiste (Université Paris Diderot)
Is the peasant a consumer like the others? Peasant consumption practices in French historiography (Middle Ages-Early modern times)

11:30 Máximo García Fernández (Universidad de Valladolid)
Family memories. Castile’s tutoring accounts in Sixteenth century

12:00 Alida Clemente (Università di Foggia)
New textiles in Eighteenth century Naples: consumption, circuits and commercial strategie

12:30 Discussion

13:00 Closing remarks