Blog Post #80: Graduate Student Feature with Matt Coleman

In this week’s blog post, we interview Matt Coleman, a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Toronto, who takes us through his research on the “popular” reception of Hellenistic art in antiquity and the modern world.

Blog Post #79: Graduate Student Feature with Katerina Apokatanidis

This week we interview PhD student Katarina Apokatanidis from the University of Toronto. Katarina takes us through her research into the ever fascinating Orphic tablets – gold funerary tablets placed in Greek tombs to guide the soul to a good afterlife. These tablets give us tantalizing hints into afterlife beliefs that we are still trying to understand, and Katarina’s work aims to shed light on the lived experiences of these beliefs and practices.

Podcast Season 3, Episode 10 – These Boots are Made for Walking: Women’s Mobility and Migration in the Roman Empire with Marie-Adeline Le Guennec

On this episode of the Peopling the Past Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Marie-Adeline Le Guennec, a professor in the hisory department at Université du Québec à Montréal, where she works on the history of Roman mobility and migration. Since 2015 she has been the co-director of Projet Hospitam, which examines hospitality in the civilizations of the Mediterranean basin. She is the author of Aubergistes et clients : l’accueil mercantile dans l’Occident romain (IIIe siècle av. J.-C. – IVe siècle apr. J.-C.) (Ecole française de Rome, 2019) and co-editor of Hospitalité et régulation de l’altérité dans l’Antiquité méditerranéenne (Ausonius, 2022).

Listen in, as Dr. Le Guennec talks about the ways in which women moved around the Roman Empire and the sources that document this movement, as well as how modern scholars examine issues of movement and mobility in the Roman world.