We at Medieval Radio would like to extend our concern for those affected by the war in Ukraine, especially for members of the CEU community from Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus who are in danger now and whose family, friends and colleagues are threatened by this war and the political situation. We have collected some ways… Continue reading Solidarity with the victims of war
Helping the citizens of Syria and Turkey
Southeastern Turkey and Northwestern Syria have been hit by the most destructive earthquake the region has witnessed in hundreds of years. Many of our CEU and Medievalist colleagues and friends were also affected by this terrible event. Tens of thousands of buildings have collapsed and the survivors and the rescue workers are in need of… Continue reading Helping the citizens of Syria and Turkey
Past Perfect! with Christina Antenhofer
What do the bridal inventories of Paula Gonzaga (1478) and Bianca Maria Sforza (1493) tell us about their familial relations, lives, and expectations? In the new episode of Past Perfect, Christina Antenhofer casts a new light on the relationships between people and their material possessions in pre-Modern Europe. You can listen to it on our… Continue reading Past Perfect! with Christina Antenhofer
What is it like at the Medieval Studies Department at CEU?
What is it like to study at CEU's Medieval Studies Department? As the application deadlines for the CEU Master Programs are approaching, we want to encourage those who want to join our wonderful Department of Medieval Studies in Vienna. Thus, we prepared a short podcast in which you can hear us talk with Department Head… Continue reading What is it like at the Medieval Studies Department at CEU?
The Melodies of Christmastime returns!
Dear listeners,you might remember our coverage of Late Medieval Songs from the Kingdom of Hungary - in case you do not, it's right here (click!). 🙂 It is our great pleasure to announce that the podcast version, narrated by our great friend and long-time contributor Karen Culver is available on our youtube channel. You can… Continue reading The Melodies of Christmastime returns!
Past Perfect! with Mária Vargha
Dear listeners! The new episode of Past Perfect is out! In this interview, Mária Vargha shares with us her new perspective on the Christianization of Central Europe, based on the insights offered by the geospatial analysis of the archeological data and approaches in digital humanities. Please listen to the episode here: http://ceumedievalradiopodcast.ceu.hu/?name=2022-12-09_past_perfect_with_maria_vargha_9_12_2022.mp3 EDIT: You can… Continue reading Past Perfect! with Mária Vargha
We have a YouTube channel!
We heard you - and we also heard the number of people who say they prefer to listen to podcasts on youtube, as it's easily accessible from mobile phones. Please drop in by our new channel at youtube.com/@ceumedievalradio, like and comment on our videos, add the podcasts to your playlists and if you would like… Continue reading We have a YouTube channel!
Past Perfect! with Lenka Panušková
The new episode of Past Perfect is a short conversation with Lenka Panušková, in which she talks about the illuminations of Passional of the Abbess Kunigunde in the context of female devotional practices of the fourteenth century. As always, you can find the episode on your website: http://ceumedievalradiopodcast.ceu.hu/?name=2022-11-25_pastperfect_25_11_panuskova.mp3 EDIT: you can also listen to the… Continue reading Past Perfect! with Lenka Panušková
Our friends at MECERN are doing podcasts now
Dear Listeners! We are delighted to announce that our friends at MECERN recently started to produce podcasts in which they interview scholars who study Medieval Central Europe. One of the Radio's top contributors, CEU alumni Karen Culver conducts the interviews that proved very enjoyable. Please visit their website to listen to the podcasts: https://www.mecern.eu/index.php/podcast/ You… Continue reading Our friends at MECERN are doing podcasts now
Past Perfect! with Bernhard Palme
Dear Listeners, the new episode of our podcast Past Perfect! is available on our radio's website! How widespread was the use of papyri in Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages? What kind of documents were written on papyrus and what do they tell us about societies of Eastern Mediterranean? How even fragmentary papyri can cast… Continue reading Past Perfect! with Bernhard Palme
Past Perfect! with Éloïse Adde
Dear Listeners, the new episode of our podcast Past Perfect! is available on our radio's website! In this episode, Michał Machalski speaks with Éloïse Adde, Assistant Professor at Central European University's Medieval Studies Department on the topic of the medieval nation. Is nationhood a nineteenth-century phenomenon, or can it also be found in the Middle… Continue reading Past Perfect! with Éloïse Adde