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
In this episode Karen Stark speaks with Dr. Leslie Peirce, professor of history at New York University, about topics ranging from early modern Ottoman history, slavery, and the harem, to Turkish historical TV dramas. You can listen to the podcast here. Dr. Peirce is a professor of history at New York University. Her writing and teaching… Continue reading Past Perfect! with Leslie Peirce now available!
The Department of History and the Department of Medieval Studies at Central European University in Budapest invite undergraduate students to rethink the causes and manifestations of social, political, and cultural crises in history and the various ways communities and individuals coped with them. The departments invite proposals for papers from undergraduates around the world who analyze through particular case… Continue reading Call for Papers: COPING WITH CRISIS: Undergraduate Conference in History