Peopling the Past Podcast, Episode #2: Spindles and the City with Dr. Katherine Harrington

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Dr. Katherine Harrington

On this episode of the Peopling the Past Podcast, we catch up with Dr. Katherine Harrington, who currently holds a Visiting Teaching Faculty position at Florida State University and will begin a postdoctoral fellowship at the Research Centre for Anatolian Civilizations at Koç University in Istanbul next year.

Join us as we talk about the role of women in the Athenian economy, textile production, and the ever-looming debate over Building Z in Athens (brothel? Tavern? House? Industry?)

Interested in learning more? Check out these related links:

Centre for Textile Research’s page.

The official website for the Kerameikos.

An article by Dr. Katherine Harrington on houses

NYTimes opinion piece on women’s unpaid labor today

Life Aquatic with Dylan Rogers: Monumental Water Displays in the City of Victory Peopling the Past

In this episode, Dr. Dylan Rogers joins us to discuss his work on the sensory experience of water in ancient cities, monumental water displays, and the site of Nikopolis.
  1. Life Aquatic with Dylan Rogers: Monumental Water Displays in the City of Victory
  2. Spindles and the City
  3. Introducing Peopling the Past

Additional Resources for this Podcast

Looking for a transcript of this episode, click here.

2 thoughts on “Peopling the Past Podcast, Episode #2: Spindles and the City with Dr. Katherine Harrington

  1. Please give the actual title of the podcast as the title of your post … if someone shares this page, all it says is Peopling the Past Podcast Episode 2 which doesn’t really give any incentive to follow the suggestion! This looks good !

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