Next show on ‘Past Perfect!’: Prof. Dame Averil Cameron

CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents our next show on ‘Past Perfect!’ (May 24-28), featuring Prof. Dame Averil Cameron from the University of Oxford, who is chair of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research, and President of CBRL (Council for British Research in the Levant). She and Chris will discuss Byzantine historiography and intellectual history, religious […]


Upcoming event: Piroska and the Pantokrator: The Politics of Dynastic Memory, Healing and Salvation in Komnenian Constantinople

Date: June 3, 2015 – 10:00 – 19:00 Building: Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower Room: Auditorium Event type: Workshop Event audience: Open to the Public CEU organizer: Marianne Sághy External organizers: Hungarian National Museum, Budapest, Humanities Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences , Budapest, Lendület Research Group at the University of Debrecen CEU host […]


“Past Perfect!” Features Judith Rasson

CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents our next show on ‘Past Perfect!’ (April 16), featuring Judith Rasson from the Central European University in Budapest, who will discuss cultural anthropology and ethnography in historical studies, medieval textiles and medieval memorial monuments on the Balkans. Past Perfect! is CEU Medieval Radio’s show on medieval and early modern history […]

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The Giant Snail Conspiracy ‘Unveiled’

The people at the Mirror continue to do cutting edge medieval scholarship and continue to release findings that the stodgy academics don’t want you to know! In this article, they consider the possibility that medieval snails were as big as humans because margin doodles in medieval manuscripts sometimes show humans battling giant snails. Check the […]

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Justice to the “Hunchbacked Toad”

Huzzah! Today is a great day. Richard III, despised tyrant of Shakespeare’s play, is being reburied with full honours and much fanfare. A troop of 200 children followed Richard III and his funeral bier to Leicester Cathedral, and this time around, not one of the children in Richard’s company simply vanished. This shows that Richard […]

Past Perfect! Programme Schedule

‘Past Perfect!’ Programme Schedule for 2015

Estella Weiss-Krejci (Academy of Sciences, Vienna) February 1-5, 2015 Burial norms (excarnation & evisceration), Austrian & Mayan comparisons Timothy Dawson (Independent Researcher) February 15-19, 2015 Military, Court, and Women’s dress in the Eastern Mediterranean Daniel Ziemann (CEU) March 1-5, 2015 First Bulgarian State, Ottonians & the East, Canon Law Brett Whalen (UNC-Chapel Hill) March 15-19, […]


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