Newberry Renaissance Conference: Crime and Punishment in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Saturday, April 26, 1975
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Medieval Studies Program
Early Modern Studies Program

The Renaissance Conference was held at the Newberry Library for many years prior to the founding of the Center for Renaissance Studies in 1979.

Organized by Julius Kirshner, University of Chicago.


Richard Brown, Newberry Library

Session 1

The Repression of Heresy in Late Medieval Toulouse
John Mundy, Columbia University

The Medieval Inquisition and Henry Charles Lea
Patricia Jobe, University of Chicago

Session 2

Imprisonment for Serious Crime in the Ancien Régime
John Langbein, University of Chicago

Raoul van Caenegem, University of Ghent

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