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
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
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!
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
In this episode, David Rockwell asks Pietro Delcorno, former research fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study, about his research related to Late Medieval sermons. To listen to the podcast please click here. Pietro Delcorno completed his PhD in 2016 in Medieval History at Radboud University, Nijmegen (The Netherlands) with a dissertation entitled ‘In the… Continue reading Past Perfect! with Pietro Delcorno now available!
A brand new episode of Past Perfect! is now available to stream and download! In this episode our own Chris Mielke interviews Dr. Verena Krebs. They discuss topics ranging from cross-cultural exchange in the Middle Ages to the history and culture of Ethiopia, and investigate the question: how did European art from the 15th century… Continue reading Past Perfect! with Verena Krebs now available!
Recently a medieval treasure was unearthed in England. It's a figurine of a wild man, brandishing a club and a set of powerful beard hairs. Check the link: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-suffolk-35050026 What is strange is that such figurines were common in the Middle Ages if the art historians and archaeologists can be believed. A very common… Continue reading Statues of wild men: the medieval equivalent of some popular figurine of modern times?
My lords! Duchesses! Hear ye! Yesterday was the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt where Henry V of England (who had a really stupid haircut) used his ridiculous Lloyd Christmas-hairded longbow men to great effect and defeated a much larger army of French knights who undoubtedly died, one and all, with really stupid haircuts.… Continue reading 9 medieval battles that were even more significant than Agincourt? Say it ain’t so!
CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents this week's 'Past Perfect!' (December 3-5) featuring Benedek Lang, Associate Professor at Budapest University of Technology and Economics talking about magical texts and cryptography in the later Middle Ages. Past Perfect! is CEU Medieval Radio's show on medieval and early modern history and culture in association with Civil Radio FM98,… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ Continues: Benedek Lang
CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents this week’s ‘Past Perfect!’ (July 9-10, 14 ) featuring UCLA's Prof. Emerita Marianne D. Birnbaum, who will talk about the literature produced by renaissance Hungarian poets such as Janus Pannonius and Bálint Balassi and allow some insight into Jewish living in the early modern period by discussing the extraordinary life… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ Continues