Dr. Marie-Adeline Le Guennec is a professor in the department of history at Université du Québec a Montréal where she works on ancient Rome, specifically the history of Roman mobility and migration. Since 2015, she has been the codirector of Projet Hospitam, which examines hospitality in the civilizations of the Mediterranean basin. She has published on migration in the Roman world, hospitality and cuisine, including a 2019 monograph on innkeepers and their clients in the Roman West. Currently, she is working on a book exploring the link between temporary residences and mobility in Roman antiquity.
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.
Interested in learning more? Check out this related work by Dr. Le Guennec:
Le Guennec, M.-A. 2020. “Mobilités et migrations féminines dans l’Antiquité romaine: une histoire fragmentaire.” Clio. Femmes. Genre. Histoire 51: 33-52. Dossier « Genre et Migrations » L. Guerry et F. Thébaud eds.
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Additional Materials Related to this Podcast
Bruun, C. 2016. “Tracing Familial Mobility: Female and Child Migrants in the Roman West.” In Ligt, L. de and Tacoma, L.E. eds. Migration and Mobility in the Early Roman Empire. Studies in Global Social History/Studies in Global Migration History 23:7. Leiden, Boston: Brill. 176–204.
Foubert, L. 2011. “The Impact of Women’s Travels on Military Imagery in the Julio-Claudian Period.” In Hekster, O. and Kaiser, T. eds. Frontiers in the Roman World. Proceedings of the Ninth Workshop of the International Network Impact of Empire (Durham, 16-19 April 2009). Impact of Empire 13. Leiden, Boston: Brill. 349–61.
Woolf, G. 2013. “Female Mobility in the Roman West.” In Hemelrijk, E.A. and Woolf, G. eds. Women and the Roman City in the Latin West. Mnemosyne. Supplements. History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity 360. Leiden, Boston: Brill. 351–68.
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