For today’s Peopling the Past blog post, we present you with another graduate feature. This time we are highlighting the work of Neal Payne, a PhD student at the University of Cambridge, whose research investigates the agricultural changes during Roman occupation of what is now modern Yorkshire, UK.
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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.
Peopling the Past Podcast Season 3 Preview
Peopling the Past Podcast is BACK for a third season on a very exciting topic: Women in the Ancient Mediterranean! Join your hosts Dr. Chelsea Gardner and Dr. Melissa Funke for an introduction to SEASON THREE of the Peopling the Past podcast! This season, premiering on May 31, listeners will hear about real women fromContinue reading “Peopling the Past Podcast Season 3 Preview”
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 #47: Pots, People, and Foodways in Roman Republican Italy with Dr. Laura Banducci
To kick off our food-and-drink-themed blog series, we interview Dr. Laura Banducci, who enlightens us about how pottery from the ancient world can tell us how people cooked, and what they ate.
Video #15: Conor Whately talks about Soldiers & Civilians in the Eastern Roman Empire
In the fifteenth instalment of the Peopling the Past Video Series, Dr. Conor Whately, an associate professor at the University of Winnipeg, discusses soldiers and civilians in the eastern Roman empire, including settlement and military sites, non-military activities and economic exchange, and the family and community relationships of soldiers in the region.