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Echoes of Early with Jonathan Cohen

David Rockwell interviews Jonathan Cohen, cellist, and conductor; founder of the British early music ensemble Arcangelo. To listen to the podcast please click here. Jonathan is a specialist in early modern music and period instruments and talks about challenges and problems when performing early music and balancing between historical accuracy and artistic interpretation.

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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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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!

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Past Perfect! with Martin Pjecha 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!

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Past Perfect! with Václav Žůrek

Anna Kinde speaks with Václav Žůrek about his research project "Transmission of Knowledge: The Fortune of Four Bestsellers in Late Medieval Czech Lands". To listen to the podcast please click here. Václav Žůrek is a researcher at the Centre for Medieval Studies at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic in Prague, where he also holds… Continue reading Past Perfect! with Václav Žůrek