Expanding the Frontiers of Medieval Latin Christianity: The Crusades and the Military Orders
A Cross-Disciplinary Workshop
26-28th February 1999
Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest



Friday, 26 February 1999; Gellner Room, 1st floor CEU Monument Building, 9. Nádor u.

10.00-10.20 Welcome: Josef Jarab, Rector of CEU
Introduction: József Laszlovszky, Head of Department

10.20-10.50 Rudolf Hiestand (Düsseldorf, Germany):
The Impact of the Papacy on the Crusader States and the Military Orders

10.50-11.20 Farhad Daftary (London, UK):
The Ismailis and the Crusaders: Historiography and Myth

11.20-11.30 Coffee break

11.30-12.00 Thomas Asbridge (Reading, UK):
Walter the Chancellor's "Antiochene Wars"

12.00-12.30 Jochen Burgtorf (Düsseldorf, Germany):
Leadership Structures in the Headquarters of the Orders of the Hospital and the Temple (12th through Early 14th Centuries): Jerusalem, Acre, Cyprus

12.30-13.00 Balázs Major (Budapest, Hungary):
Al-Malik al-Mujahid Ruler of Homs and the Hospitallers (The Evidence in the Chronicle of Ibn Wasil)

13.00-14.30 Lunch break

14.30-15.00 Marianne Sághy (Budapest, Hungary; CEU):
A "National" Crusade: Pierre Dubois' De Recuperatione Terre Sancte (1306)

15.00-15.30 Borislav Grgin (Zagreb, Croatia):
The Impact of the Crusades on Medieval Croatia

15.30-16.00 László Veszprémy (Budapest, Hungary; CEU):
The Crusade of Nicopolis

16.00-16.15 Break

16.15-16.45 John H. Lind (Odense, Denmark):
On Reactions to the Western Crusades from Target People in the Baltic Area

16.45-17.15 Juhan Kreem (Tallinn, Estonia):
The Teutonic Order in Livonia: Historiographic Traditions and Main Problems

17.15-17.45 Ivica Prlender (Zagreb, Croatia):
Dubrovnik (Ragusa) and the Crusaders

18.00 Presentation of the Hungarian translation of Farhad Daftary's book (CEU Faculty Tower 4th Floor 409)

18.30 Reception (CEU Faculty Tower 4th Floor 409)

Saturday, 27 February 1999; CEU Dormitory and Conference Center, 87. Kerepesi út

09.15-09.45 Norman J. Housley (Leicester, UK):
Explaining Failure: Andrew of Regensburg and the Hussite Crusades

09.45-10.15 Peter W. Edbury (Cardiff, UK):
The Military Orders in Cyprus in the Light of Recent Scholarship

10.15-10.45 Svetlana Bliznyuk (Moscow, Russia):
The Crusaders of the Later Middle Ages: The King of Cyprus, Peter I Lusignan

10.45-11.00 Coffee break

11.00-11.30 Michael Metcalf (Oxford, UK):
Currency as an Indicator of the Balance-of-Payments Situation: Templars in the Latin East

11.30-12.00 Michael Gervers (Toronto, Canada; Collegium Budapest):
Changing Forms of Hospitaller Address in English Charters of the 12th and 13th Centuries

12.00-12.30 Theresa Vann (Collegeville, USA)
A Report on the Archives of the Knights of Malta

12.30-14.00 Lunch break

14.00-14.30 Benjamin Z. Kedar (Jerusalem, Israel):
Expanding the Cultural Frontiers of Latin Christendom: The Templars and the Cult of Saydnaya

14.30-15.00 Helen J. Nicholson (Cardiff, UK):
The Military Orders and their Relations with Women

15.00-15.30 Karl Borchardt (Würzburg, Germany):
The Templars in Central Europe

15.30-15.45 Coffee break

15.45-16.15 Balázs Stossek (Szeged, Hungary):
Maisons and Possesions des Templiers en Hongrie

16.15-16.45 Maria Starnawska (Warsaw, Poland):
Military Orders and the Beginning of Crusade in Prussia

16.45-17.15 Márta Font (Pécs, Hungary):
On the Frontier of West and East: The Hungarian Kingdom and the Galician Principality in the 11th-13th Centuries

19.00 Reception (Restaurant "Fantom," 47. Andrássy u)

Sunday, 28 February 1999; Gellner room, 1st floor, CEU Monument Building, 9. Nádor u.

09.15-09.45 Anthony Luttrell (Bath, UK):
The Hospitallers in Hungary Before 1417 (Problems and Sources)

09.45-10.15 Alexender Ruttkay (Nitra, Slovakia):
Zur Problematik der Ritter- und Heilorden in mittelalterlichen Ungarn

10.15-10.45 Zsolt Hunyadi (Szeged, Hungary; CEU):
The Knights of St. John in the Medieval Kingdom of Hungary: Houses, Personnel, Particular Activity up to c.1400

10.45-11.00 Coffee break

11.00-11.30 Neven Budak (Zagreb, Croatia; CEU):
John of Palisna, the Hospitaller Prior of Vrana

11.30-12.00 Pál Engel (Budapest, Hungary):
The Estates of the Hospitaller Priory of Vrana

12.00-12.30 Libor Jan (Brno, Czech Republic):
Böhmische und mährische Adelige als Förderer und Mitglieder der geistlichen Ritterorden

12.30-14.00 Lunch break

14.00-14.30 László Pósán (Debrecen, Hungary):
Die Vertreibung des Deutschen Ritterordens aus Siebenbürgen

14.30-15.00 Zoltán Soós (Tirgu Mures, Roumania; CEU):
Historical Monuments of the Teutonic Order in Transylvania

15.00-15.30 Piotr A. Nowakowski (Lódz , Poland):
Some Remarks on the Architecture of the Teutonic Order's Castles in Prussia

15.30-15.45 Coffee break

15.45-16.15 Epilogue: József Laszlovszky (Head of Department, CEU)

Poster session (continuous):

Szabolcs de Vajay (Vevey, Switzerland):
True and Fake Knighthood and Orders

Harald Zimmermann (Tübingen, Germany):
Der Deutschen Ritterorden und sein kurzes Wirken (1211-1226) in Siebenbürgen (tentative)