Podcast Season 3, Episode 5 – Portrait of a Lady: Discovering Seianti with Judith Swaddling

On this episode of the Peopling the Past podcast, we are joined by Dr. Judith Swaddling, the now retired Curator of Pre-Roman and Etruscan Collections at the British Museum, who talks with us about Seianti, her sarcophagus, and death & gender in the Etruscan world.

Podcast Season 3, Episode 4 – Nevertheless, She Persisted: Boudicca and Imperial Resistance with Caitlin Gillespie

On this episode of the Peopling the Past podcast, we are joined by Dr. Caitlin Gillespie, who talks to us about Boudica, the fierce leader of the Brittonic Iceni tribe, as well as economics, culture, and identity in late Iron Age and Roman Britain.

Blog Post #58: Unwilling Migrants: Captives in Ancient Times with Catherine Cameron

This week we continue our human migration in the past blog series with Catherine Cameron, who discusses her research concerning the cultural influence of the enslaved on their captors in ancient history.

Blog Post #57: Crisis, Migration, and Resilience with Stephanie Martin

Next up for our human migration in the past blog series, archaeologist Stephanie Martin gives us a look at her recent work concerning migration in response to the volcanic eruptions of Mount Vesuvius.

Blog Post #56: Lessons from the Past: Archaeology and Migration, with Megan Daniels

We embark on a new theme for the month of April – human migration in the past. Our blog editor, Megan Daniels, presents some of the research she conducted on the history of migration in archaeology and its broader social and political ramifications for her recently-published edited volume, Homo Migrans: Modeling Mobility and Migration in Human History.

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 #51: Digitizing Empire: Studying Ancient States with Video Games with Eduardo García-Molina

To begin gaming month at Peopling the Past, we take a look at the work of grad student Eduardo García-Molina, who discusses the complexities involved when perceptions of the ancient world are translated into video game narratives.

Blog Post #49: Bringing the Beers of Ancient Mesopotamia Back to Life with Tate Paulette

In the third installment of our food-and-drink-themed blog series, we explore the work of Tate Paulette, an archaeologist whose recent work has been focused on Mesopotamian beer brewing, and engaging with the public by way of beer-tasting events!

Video #20: Beer in Ancient Egypt with Amr Shahat

In the twentieth instalment of the Peopling the Past video series, Dr. Amr Shahat discusses plant remains and evidence for beer production in ancient Egypt, including recipes and additives, as well as the impact of beer on personal health.