On this episode of the Peopling the Past podcast, we are joined by Dr. Stephanie Budin, who speaks to us about the free women of ancient Mesopotamia who were able to escape the bounds of patriarchal society, and were living a sexually liberated life, under their own authority.
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Podcast Season 3, Episode 2 – Call the (Roman) Midwife: Ancient Delivery and Childbirth with Tara Mulder
For our next episode of the Peopling the Past podcast, we are joined by Tara Mulder, an Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, who talks to us about what a Roman birth may have looked like, who would have been a midwife and what their role was, and how things have changed or stayed the same regarding women and pregnancy from the Roman times to current day.
Podcast Season 3, Episode 1 – So Long As There Is Hope: Wonder Women in Classics and Comics with Natalie Swain
To kick off the third season of the Peopling the Past podcast, which focuses on women in the ancient Mediterranean, we are joined by Dr. Natalie Swain, who talks with us about comics that respond to the ancient word, and specifically those that are written by women creators, and feature women characters.
Blog Post #59: Mobility and the Making of Ancient Ionia with Jana Mokrišová
Up this week for our human migration in the past blog series, Jana Mokrišová presents some of her research concerning the types of movement and processes that took place in the period following the collapse of Late Bronze Age palatial centers in Ionia
Blog Post #55: Let’s “Play”: The Reception of Greek Drama in Caesar III  and Zeus: Master of Olympus  with Joshua A Streeter
As gaming week comes to a close, Joshua A Streeter writes about the reception of Greek theatre in early video games, and exposure to ancient plays and playwrights through game play.
Blog Post #54: Assassin’s Creed in the Classroom with Debra Trusty
This week for gaming month, we take a look at the work of Debra Trusty, an Archaeologist who uses Assassin’s Creed as a teaching tool alongside the more traditional Classical sources.
Blog Post #52: Tine Rassalle and Archaeogaming
In the second instalment of gaming month, Tine Rassalle talks to us about how video game developers can take gamers back in time with historically accurate representations of the ancient world, but also how they can sometimes miss the mark.
Blog Post #48: Treading grapes and crushing olives: the production of wine and oil in the ancient Mediterranean with Dr. Emlyn Dodd
In the second installment of our food-and-drink-themed blog series, we look at the work of Dr. Emlyn Dodd, an archaeologist who explores ancient wine and oil production across the Mediterranean.
Video #19: Dogs in Ancient Athens with Colin Whiting
In the nineteenth instalment of of the Peopling the Past video series, we are joined by Dr. Colin Whiting who discusses dogs in ancient Athens, including household pets and working dogs, and how the Greeks spoke about and treated their canine friends.
Blog Post #37: Myths, Monsters, and “Serpentine Stories” with Liv Albert
In the next installation of our Monsters and Demons series for the month of October, we interview Liv Albert, creator and host of the popular podcast ‘Let’s Talk About Myths, Baby!’. Read along, as Liv tells us all about her fascination with myths and monsters.