Blog #2: Why Did People Dedicate Images of Nude Females in the Past? Considering Meaning and Intent Behind the Iconography with Dr. Megan Daniels

Hello All! I’m Megan Daniels, part of the Peopling the Past team. Officially, I’m Assistant Professor of Ancient Greek Material Culture at UBC, but my interests go way beyond the ancient Greek-speaking world. I’m driven to study big-picture approaches to cultural interaction, commercial exchange, migration, religion, and ideology across the ancient Mediterranean and western Asia,Continue reading “Blog #2: Why Did People Dedicate Images of Nude Females in the Past? Considering Meaning and Intent Behind the Iconography with Dr. Megan Daniels”

Peopling the Past, Video #2: Mara Horowitz talks about Bronze Age Cookpots

Dr. Mara Horowitz joins us in our second instalment of the Peopling the Past video series, in which she discusses the manufacture and use of cooking pots in the Eastern Mediterranean during the Bronze Age, including what developments in cookware can tell us about changes in past societies.

Peopling the Past Podcast, Episode #3: Life Aquatic with Dylan Rogers: Monumental Water Displays in the City of Victory

On this episode of the peopling the Past Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Dylan Rogers.

Join us as we talk about the sensory experience of water in ancient cities, the role of water in domestic and public contexts, monumental water displays, and Nikopolis.

Blog #1: The Past in Pieces: How Pottery Gets Us to People with Dr. Christine Johnston

In this post Dr. Christine Johnston talks about her work on ancient economics and trade in the Eastern Mediterranean and Western Asia during the Bronze Age (around 2000 to 1000 BCE).

Peopling the Past Podcast, Episode #1: Introductions with Dr. Carolyn M. Laferrière and Dr. Chelsea A.M. Gardner

Welcome to the first episode of the Peopling the Past Podcast

In this first podcast, we introduce ourselves, the project and what it means to People the Past.

So sit back, get to know your hosts Dr. Carolyn M. Laferrière and Dr. Chelsea A.M. Gardner, and let them take you through the inspiration for this podcast and what you can expect to hear in the weeks to come.