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Solidarity with the victims of war

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

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Past Perfect! with Maarten Prak

In this episode of Past Perfect!, Karen Culver talks with Maarten Prak about his latest book "Citizens without Nations: Urban Citizenship in Europe and the World c. 1000-1789". Maarten discusses how urban citizenship functioned in medieval and early modern Europe and how the definition of citizenship status impacts urban and national governance in the period… Continue reading Past Perfect! with Maarten Prak

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New Faces, New Ideas: Interview with PhD Student Daniel Knox

Karen Culver talks with Daniel Knox about his research concerning Late Antique networks, coalition, and conflict around the double papal election in 498 and the subsequent Laurentian Schism. To listen to the podcast please click here.   This podcast is part of the New Faces, New Ideas series in which Ph.D students in the CEU Department… Continue reading New Faces, New Ideas: Interview with PhD Student Daniel Knox

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MECERN Interview with Antonin Kalous

A conversation with Antonin Kalous about his recent book "The Legation of Angelo Pecchinoli at the Court of King of Hungary, 1488- 1490." This wonderful book includes documents and personal letters to Pope Innocent VIII from his nuncio Angelo Pecchinoli, detailing daily life and even personal conversations at the court of King Matthias Corvinus.  Antonin… Continue reading MECERN Interview with Antonin Kalous

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Presenting our new partner: MECERN

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

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New Faces, New Ideas: Interview with PhD Student David Rockwell

In this interview, David Rockwell discusses his research into the lobbying practices of bankers and other lenders that aimed to influence imperial law-making affecting the economic life of sixth-century Byzantium.  He looks at the history of economics and corruption of the period from his unique perspective as a former senior finance and capital markets lawyer… Continue reading New Faces, New Ideas: Interview with PhD Student David Rockwell

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New Faces, New Ideas: Interview with PhD Student Anna Kinde

In this interview, Karen Culver speaks with Anna Kinde to discuss her research into the construction and function of late medieval cathedrals in Central Europe. We also learn how the concepts used in the design of these ancient buildings are relevant to the design of buildings and public spaces today. To listen to the podcast… Continue reading New Faces, New Ideas: Interview with PhD Student Anna Kinde

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Past Perfect! special documentary episode: “Szádvár Castle – its Foes and its Friends” now available!

‘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 the… Continue reading Past Perfect! special documentary episode: “Szádvár Castle – its Foes and its Friends” now available!