Podcast Season 3, Episode 10 – These Boots are Made for Walking: Women’s Mobility and Migration in the Roman Empire with Marie-Adeline Le Guennec

On this episode of the Peopling the Past Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Marie-Adeline Le Guennec, a professor in the hisory department at Université du Québec à Montréal, where she works on the history of Roman mobility and migration. Since 2015 she has been the co-director of Projet Hospitam, which examines hospitality in the civilizations of the Mediterranean basin. She is the author of Aubergistes et clients : l’accueil mercantile dans l’Occident romain (IIIe siècle av. J.-C. – IVe siècle apr. J.-C.) (Ecole française de Rome, 2019) and co-editor of Hospitalité et régulation de l’altérité dans l’Antiquité méditerranéenne (Ausonius, 2022).

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.

Blog Post #60: Ephemeral Heritage of Contemporary Mediterranean Displacement with Elizabeth S. Greene and Justin Leidwanger

In the final instalment of Peopling the Past’s Migration Month Blog Series, Elizabeth S. Greene (Brock University) and Justin Leidwanger (Stanford University) discuss fieldwork undertaken under the auspices of the Marzamemi Maritime Heritage Project (MMHP) alongside Leopoldo Repola (Suor Orsola Benincasa University of Naples). This fieldwork documents and makes visible the “ephemeral heritage” encompassed by seagoing vessels used to carry displaced peoples across the Central Mediterranean, including the various objects left behind.

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 #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 #12: Diversity and Migration in a Hellenistic-Roman Rural Village: The Excavation of Horvat Midras, Israel with Gregg E. Gardner

In this instalment of the “Unknown Peoples” series, Dr. Gregg E. Gardner shares his work on the Idumeans and the UBC and Hebrew University excavations at Horvat Midras, Israel.

Video #7: Rebecca Futo Kennedy Talks About Migrant Women in the Ancient Greek World

In the seventh instalment of our video series, Dr. Rebecca Futo Kennedy discusses migrant women in the ancient Greek world, including evidence for their occupation and status, as well as how we study where women in the ancient world emigrated from and immigrated to.

Video #3: Megan Daniels talks about the Phoenicians

In the third instalment of our video series, Dr. Megan Daniels discusses the migration of the Phoenicians around the Mediterranean and their cultural interactions with the Greeks and Romans, including the sharing of religious traditions and myths.