‘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!
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.
In brief: Yes, he was. But if you are also interested in how and why certain mythical episodes of the eleventh-century Hungarian King's life seeped into the Arthurian legends, read Stephen Pow's latest article about Lancelot and Ladislaus (László) in the latest issue of CEU's Annual of Medieval Studies (2018).
We are proud to announce that CEU Alumna and one of the most active members of the CEU Medieval Radio team, Kyra Lyublyanovics, has had her book, based on her doctoral dissertation defended in 2015, published by Archaeopress! The volume is entitled: New Home, New Herds: Cuman Integration and Animal Husbandry in Medieval Hungary from an Archaeozoological… Continue reading Herds, Husbandry, and Hungary: New Publication by CEU Alumna and CEU Medieval Radio Team Member
Date: June 3, 2015 - 10:00 - 19:00 Building: Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower Room: Auditorium Event type: Workshop Event audience: Open to the Public CEU organizer: Marianne Sághy External organizers: Hungarian National Museum, Budapest, Humanities Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences , Budapest, Lendület Research Group at the University of Debrecen CEU host… Continue reading Upcoming event: Piroska and the Pantokrator: The Politics of Dynastic Memory, Healing and Salvation in Komnenian Constantinople
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
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
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
CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents this week’s Past Perfect! (February 9-12-13) featuring Central European University’s early modernist Marcell Sebők, who will talk about Humanism and the Renaissance as well as their presence in early modern Hungary. Dr. Sebők will also talk about one of his previous researches on Sebastian Ambrosius, the sixteenth-century pastor and humanist… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ Continues