Podcast Season 2, Episode 3: Portrait of a Palmyran Man: Ancient Syrian Identity with Blair Fowlkes Childs

In Season 2, Episode 3 of the Peopling the Past podcast, we sit down with Dr. Blair Fowlkes Childs, who holds a Ph.D. in classical art and archaeology from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University.

Listen in, as Dr. Fowlkes Childs takes us through her exciting research on funerary art from Palmyra, Syria.

Podcast Season 2, Episode 2 – Grave Matters: Resting Places for Regular People with Liana Brent

On Season 2, Episode 2 of the Peopling the Past podcast, we are joined by Dr. Liana Brent, the visiting assistant professor in the Department of Classics at Kenyon College, who tells us all about her research on Roman burials and grave reuse.

Podcast Season 2, Episode 1: If the (Roman) Shoe fits: Elizabeth M. Greene and footwear from Vindolanda

Season 2 is finally here. This season, we’re shifting our focus to Roman Art and Archaeology. To start us off, we are joined by Dr. Elizabeth M. Greene, Associate Professor of Classics at Western University, who will tell us all about her research on footwear at the Roman military fort of Vindolanda in Britain.

Blog Post #29: Interview with Dylan Rogers on “Water, Architecture, and the Senses”

In our fourth instalment of our New Projects series, we interview Dylan Rogers on his project “Water, Architecture, and the Senses”, the result of which was a series of podcasts produced in his graduate seminar.

Peopling the Past Podcast Season 2 Preview

And we’re back. That’s right, our popular Peopling the Past Podcast is returning for Season 2. This season, we’ll take listeners on a journey through under-explored aspects of archaeology, history, material culture and everyday life in the ancient Roman world, from Egypt to Italy, Syria to England, Morocco to Turkey, and more!

Blog Post #27: Interview with Grace Erny of Archaeology after School

In our second instalment of our New Projects Series for the month of May, we bring you an interview with Grace Erny, member of the Archaeology After School team. Here she tells us all about their new pilot project to provide a free enrichment program focused on Greek archaeology and cultural heritage for middle school and high school students.

Blog Post #26: Interview with Nathalie Roy founder of Creative Classics

May is “New Projects Month” here at Peopling the Past and our first post features Nathalie Roy-Mitchell and her project “Creative Classics”, an initiative that offers hands-on activities and learning strategies to make Classics more inclusive.

Blog Post #24: The Nile and Ancient Egyptian Lifeways, with Christine Johnston

In our next instalment of our Earth Day posts, Peopling the Past video producer, Christine Johnston, discusses her research interests on the Nile and its place in ancient Egyptian culture and economy. Dr. Johnston is the recent co-editor of the volume, “The Gift of the Nile? Ancient Egypt and the Environment”, with Thomas Schneider.