On this episode of the Peopling the Past Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Lauren Caldwell, who takes us through her work on puberty and girlhood and the practices that surround these life stages in the Roman Empire.
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Podcast Season 3, Episode 7 – Do Not Afflict the Widow: the Women of Ancient Nubia with Jacke Philips
On this episode of the Peopling the Past podcast, we are joined by Dr. Jacke Philips who introduces us to her work on women in ancient Nubia, including the lives of rulers, royals as well as everyday women, through an examination of their graves, tattoos, statues, and the historical sources that make reference to women.
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.
Podcast Season 3, Episode 3 – Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves: Mesopotamian Free Women with Stephanie Budin
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.
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.
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”
Podcast Season 2, Episode 12 – Breaking the Bond: Forced Marriage and Cursed Freedom in Ancient Rome with Katharine Huemoeller
On this episode of the Peopling the Past podcast, we are joined by Dr. Katharine Huemoeller, an Assistant Professor of Roman History at the University of British Columbia.
Listen in, as Dr. Huemoeller takes us through a discussion of the lives of enslaved and freedwomen in ancient Rome and the ways in which status affects a woman’s position and role within the Roman household economy. She also highlights the role that material culture plays in framing our understanding of enslaved and freedwomen in the Roman world.
Video #14: Kara Cooney talks about Women and Power in Ancient Egypt
In the fourteenth instalment of the Peopling the Past video series, Dr. Kara Cooney discusses Women and Power in ancient Egypt.