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Medieval potions help fight dangerous bacteria

People used to laugh at medieval medical practices, and they still do from time to time.  Especially we tend to laugh when we read of medieval doctors bleeding people, or talking about the 4 humours and vital spirits.  We also laugh at the popular idea that witches caused illness, when in fact we know now… Continue reading Medieval potions help fight dangerous bacteria

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article · Media · medieval · news · television

Long live the Middle Ages – on TV, medieval themed shows hold sway.

This won't come as a surprise to many of you, but the attached article points out that medieval themed shows are lately dominating the airwaves.  Whether it is the show "Vikings" which uses real ships instead of CGI, or the Borgias which came out a few years back, or the Game of Thrones which is… Continue reading Long live the Middle Ages – on TV, medieval themed shows hold sway.

announcement · Byzantine · Charlemagne · Jennifer Davis · medieval

‘Past Perfect!’ Continues: Jennifer Davis

CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents this week's episode of 'Past Perfect!' (December 8, 10-12), featuring Dr. Jennifer Davis, Assistant Professor at the Catholic University of America in Washington DC and Associate Director of the Medieval and Byzantine Studies, who will talk about the kingship of Charlemagne, law and justice in the Carolingian Empire, as well… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ Continues: Jennifer Davis

announcement · medieval · Past Perfect!

‘Past Perfect!’ Continues: Svetlana Tsonkova

CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents this week's 'Past Perfect!' (November 26-28), featuring Svetlana Tsonkova, a doctoral candidate at the CEU Department of Medieval Studies. The discussion will focus on verbal magic, charms, and popular religion and belief in medieval Bulgaria. Past Perfect! is CEU Medieval Radio's show on medieval and early modern history and culture… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ Continues: Svetlana Tsonkova

history · medieval · Past Perfect!

‘Past Perfect!’ Continues: Patrick Geary

CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents this week's 'Past Perfect!' (November 17, 19-21), featuring Patrick Geary, professor of Western Medieval History at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. He will discuss a variety of topics, from the practice of stealing relics in the Middle Ages, to the research on the monastery of Saint… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ Continues: Patrick Geary

announcement · history · Janos Bak · medieval · Past Perfect!

‘Past Perfect!’ Continues: Janos M. Bak

CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents this week's Past Perfect!' (October 20, 22-23), featuring Dr. János M. Bak, Professor Emeritus at the Department of Medieval Studies at CEU, Budapest as well as at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Bak will talk about kingship, coronation ritual, and laws in the medieval Kingdom of Hungary. Past Perfect!… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ Continues: Janos M. Bak

announcement · history · Magdolna Szilagyi · medieval · Past Perfect! · The Arpad House

Change in Programme Schedule: ‘Past Perfect!’ Continues

CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents this week's Past Perfect!' (October 15-17, 20), featuring Dr. Magdolna Szilágyi, archaeologist at the National Heritage Protection Centre affiliated with the Hungarian National Museum in Budapest, who will talk about her recently defended PhD dissertation entitled: Árpád Period Communication Networks: Road Systems in Western Transdanubia (Hungary). Past Perfect! is CEU… Continue reading Change in Programme Schedule: ‘Past Perfect!’ Continues

announcement · medieval · Past Perfect!

‘Past Perfect!’ Is Back

CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents this academic year's first 'Past Perfect!' (October 1-3, 6) featuring Dr. Katalin Szende, Associate Professor in the Department of Medieval Studies at Central European University, Budapest, who will talk about towns, hospitals and urban population in medieval Hungary. 'Past Perfect!' is CEU Medieval Radio's show on medieval and early modern… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ Is Back

medieval · Past Perfect! · podcast · Renaissance

‘Past Perfect!’ is Going on Holiday

It was amlost a year ago when we launched 'Past Perfect!', CEU Medieval Radio's weekly talk show on medieval and early modern history and culture. As we close 'Past Perfect!' for August, we feel obliged to say thank you to everyone who has contributed to the making of the programme and most importantly to all… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ is Going on Holiday

Angela Mariani · announcement · Harmonia · Media · medieval · Music · Past Perfect!

‘Past Perfect!’ Continues

CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents this season's last episode of 'Past Perfect!' featuring American radio programme Harmonia Early Music's Angela Mariani as interviewer and Chris Mielke and Tamás Kiss as interviewees. Chris and Tamás will talk about how CEU Medieval Radio was created, what the prospects of the radio are, and will give an insight… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ Continues