Hello, dear listeners, we hope you are all doing well and beginning 2022 well-rested and in high spirits. This is very much the case for us, as we are happy to announce that we have begun a partnership with the Medieval Central Europe Research Network (MECERN), a semi-formal interdisciplinary network of scholars, students and interested… Continue reading Presenting our new partner: MECERN
‘Szádvár Castle – its Foes and its Friends’ is a documentary of the medieval Szádvár Castle in the north of Hungary and The Friends of Szádvár, a brilliant group of volunteers who were founded to save Szádvár Castle from being forgotten. Together they research, excavate and conserve the castle, making it more accessible to… Continue reading Past Perfect! special documentary episode: “Szádvár Castle – its Foes and its Friends” now available!
In this episode, Anna Kinde of the Medieval Radio asks Martin Pjecha, advanced PhD student at CEU and a member of the Centre for Medieval Studies in Prague about his research of the intellectual history of the Taborite faction and its wider context in the Hussite revolution. To listen to the podcast please click here.… Continue reading Past Perfect! with Martin Pjecha now available!
In this episode, David Rockwell asks Pietro Delcorno, former research fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study, about his research related to Late Medieval sermons. To listen to the podcast please click here. Pietro Delcorno completed his PhD in 2016 in Medieval History at Radboud University, Nijmegen (The Netherlands) with a dissertation entitled ‘In the… Continue reading Past Perfect! with Pietro Delcorno now available!
Dear splendid listeners, If you are looking for a distraction from the worries of the times, what better way than to delve into the diverse and sundry aspects of the medieval world, as explained by sundry experts in a friendly and accessible way. Our new book, just published by Trivent, is a collection of 16… Continue reading “PAST PERFECT!” – FIVE YEARS OF INTERVIEWS WITH CEU MEDIEVAL RADIO – Edited by long-time members/founders of CEU Medieval Radio
You are probably familiar with Marco Polo's famous book about his time in the Mongol Empire. But have you ever heard of Polo's contemporary, Simon of Saint-Quentin, or his book - History of the Tartars (Historia Tartarorum)? It's available in English for the first time, right here: http://www.simonofstquentin.org Simon was one of the very first… Continue reading A primary source on the Mongols translated into English for the first time and available online: Simon of Saint-Quentin’s History of the Tartars!
This article is a written version of our Christmas podcast, broadcast on CEU Medieval Radio on December 24th and 25th of 2019. The article provides background information on the study of medieval music in Hungary, medieval Christmas liturgy and introduces an album, produced in Hungary in 1978 featuring Late Medieval plainchant, and a short description of each song and their role in the religious celebrations.
Happy new academic year, everyone! We are very happy to start with an exciting announcement: from now on we will be cooperating with the CEU Podcast Library, and we'll be publishing a selection of older episodes as well as new ones we are working on. You can find more info here: https://podcasts.ceu.edu/article/2019-09-06/past-perfects-past-and-future
Many thanks to all our listeners who have stuck with us and let us know that they have had trouble accessing the CEU Medieval Radio stream the past few months. We have resolved the issue so the stream should be working. If you have any trouble let us know what application you are using to… Continue reading Radio up and running!
Many of our listeners may have heard about the troubles Central European University has been going through for almost two years. CEU Medieval Radio feels we should share what is happening to our home, as well as assure listeners that both CEU and the Medieval Radio are going strong and will continue to do so.… Continue reading Trouble in Hungary: CEU, Academic Freedom, and the Future