Past Perfect! with Bernhard Palme

Dear Listeners, the new episode of our podcast Past Perfect! is available on our radio's website! How widespread was the use of papyri in Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages? What kind of documents were written on papyrus and what do they tell us about societies of Eastern Mediterranean? How even fragmentary papyri can cast… Continue reading Past Perfect! with Bernhard Palme


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


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

Medieval Radio 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%!


‘Past Perfect!’ Features Daniel Ziemann

CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents our next show on 'Past Perfect!' (March 1-5), featuring Daniel Ziemann, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Medieval Studies at Central European University Budapest, who will talk about rulership in the Bulgarian Empire, foreign policy under the Ottonians, as well as Canon law under Charlemagne. 'Past Perfect!' is… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ Features Daniel Ziemann


‘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


‘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


‘Past Perfect!’ Continues

CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents this and next week’s Past Perfect! (March 10-12-13) featuring New York University's historian Raffaela Cribione, who will talk about education in Late Antiquity. Past Perfect! is CEU Medieval Radio’s show on medieval and early modern history and culture in association with Civil Radio FM98, where Christopher Mielke casually discusses with… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ Continues

CEU News

Public Lecture By Daniel Ziemann

February 13, 2013 - 18:00 - 19:30 Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower This public lecture is held in the framework of the Faculty Research Seminar. During the ninth century the shape of politics and political communication changed significantly. Legal terminology and juridical thinking became more important for political negotiations and the management of conflicts. One… Continue reading Public Lecture By Daniel Ziemann