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Interview on Medium.com with Our Own Tamás Kiss

Here's a recent interview with Tamás, the founder and the now not-so-active head editor of CEU Medieval Radio: https://medium.com/@labovj/the-demise-of-history-8ab884d4a4a9

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Central European University · Conference · news · Uncategorized

Call for Papers: COPING WITH CRISIS: Undergraduate Conference in History

The Department of History and the Department of Medieval Studies at Central European University in Budapest invite undergraduate students to rethink the causes and manifestations of social, political, and cultural crises in history and the various ways communities and individuals coped with them. The departments invite proposals for papers from undergraduates around the world who analyze through particular case… Continue reading Call for Papers: COPING WITH CRISIS: Undergraduate Conference in History

Central European University · news

Upcoming Event at CEU: 25 years of Medieval Studies – Medieval Fair and Anniversary Concert

Date: Friday, March 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm Building: Nador u. 13 Room: Atrium To celebrate 25th anniversary of the CEU Medieval Studies Department, a “medieval fair” will be held in the N13 Atrium, where scholars and students will host demo tables centered on medieval-related research fields of study, such as medieval painting techniques, medieval paleography and… Continue reading Upcoming Event at CEU: 25 years of Medieval Studies – Medieval Fair and Anniversary Concert

Islam · news · public lecture

Upcoming Lecture: The Madāriyya Sufi brotherhood in India: Good Muslims or heretics?

Open to the Public Speaker: Ute Falasch Building: Nador u. 9, Monument Building Room: Gellner Date: Monday, March 12, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm Since it was found by the Syrian Sufi Badīʿ al-Dīn Shāh Madār in the beginning of 15th century India, the Madāriyya Sufi brotherhood quickly became and remained one of the biggest brotherhoods on the subcontinent.… Continue reading Upcoming Lecture: The Madāriyya Sufi brotherhood in India: Good Muslims or heretics?

India · news · religion

Upcoming Lecture: Fishing for Souls: Jesuits and Paravas on the Pearlfishing Coast (16th century)

Central European University Audience: Open to the Public Speaker: Ines Zupanov  Building: Nador u. 9, Monument Building Room: Gellner Address: Budapest, Nádor u. 9 Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm   The mission among the Parava pearlfishing community in South India - the first Jesuit mission established by the first Jesuit missionary and saint Francis… Continue reading Upcoming Lecture: Fishing for Souls: Jesuits and Paravas on the Pearlfishing Coast (16th century)

animals · announcement · archeology · history · medieval · middle ages · news

Herds, Husbandry, and Hungary: New Publication by CEU Alumna and CEU Medieval Radio Team Member

We are proud to announce that CEU Alumna and one of the most active members of the CEU Medieval Radio team, Kyra Lyublyanovics, has had her book, based on her doctoral dissertation defended in 2015, published by Archaeopress! The volume is entitled: New Home, New Herds: Cuman Integration and Animal Husbandry in Medieval Hungary from an Archaeozoological… Continue reading Herds, Husbandry, and Hungary: New Publication by CEU Alumna and CEU Medieval Radio Team Member

miscellania · news · public lecture

Upcoming lecture: Animal metaphors in sources from the Age of Christianization in Central Europe

CEU Medieval Studies Department CEU - Monument Building, Gellner Room Budapest, Nádor u. 9 Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm The Christianization Age in Central Europe is a milieu of continuous encounter among peoples from different cultural and ethnical environments and of efforts from the Christian side to evangelize and extend the… Continue reading Upcoming lecture: Animal metaphors in sources from the Age of Christianization in Central Europe

Eastern Christianity · news · public lecture

Upcoming lecture: The poet-patriarch Abdisho of Gazarta (d.1570) and the Church of the East in schism, by Lucy Parker (University of Oxford)

Upcoming lecture at the Medieval Studies Department: The poet-patriarch Abdisho of Gazarta (d.1570) and the Church of the East in schism, by Lucy Parker (University of Oxford) Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm   CEU - Nador u. 9, Monument Building, Gellner Room   The year 1552 witnessed a schism within one of… Continue reading Upcoming lecture: The poet-patriarch Abdisho of Gazarta (d.1570) and the Church of the East in schism, by Lucy Parker (University of Oxford)

announcement · article · Blog · Boleyn · middle ages

Anne Boleyn, we long for to see you!

A possible portrait of Anne Boleyn was identified using facial recognition software of all things.  Up until now there is no portrait of her except that on a battered bronze disk.  After her execution, Big Brother Henry made her an unperson so her portraits disappeared pretty quickly.  The medal survived by chance, perhaps because it… Continue reading Anne Boleyn, we long for to see you!

announcement · archeology · article · Blog

Just how Anglo-Saxon are the English? 38%!

Very exciting article published recently: http://www.medievalists.net/2016/01/19/dna-study-reveals-the-english-are-one-third-anglo-saxon/ The topic of just how much the Anglo-Saxon immigration affected modern British genetics has been a hotly contested one, ever since Merlin pegged the Anglo-Saxon ancestry of England at about 90%. Recent genetic studies looked at the modern population of Britain's DNA and suggested all kinds of things.  Some… Continue reading Just how Anglo-Saxon are the English? 38%!