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Past Virtual Events

March 29, 2022 · 12:00 pm1:30 pm · Zoom, RSVP Required for Link

Seminar: “The Black Death and the Justinianic Plague – Useful Frameworks for Historical Comparison? Insights from Big Data Paleoecology”

Dr. Adam Izdebski, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, and Dr. Kevin Bloomfield, Cornell University

February 16, 2022 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · via Zoom – Registration Required

Seminar: What Creeps Below and Buzzes Above: Multispecies Entanglement in the Early Medieval House

Rachel Brody, Doctoral Candidate, Department of History, Boston College

February 15, 2022 · 12:00 pm1:20 pm · Zoom, RSVP Required for Link

LAMB – Khabuvy, anenaiki: towards an understanding of the use and reception of nonsensical syllables in Russian Orthodox chant”

Anastasia Shmytova, Musicology

October 13, 2021 · 12:00 pm1:30 pm · Zoom

The Affects of Manumission: Racial Melancholy and Roman Freedpersons

Dan-El Padilla Peralta, Department of Classics, Princeton University

October 6, 2021 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · Zoom

An ‘Under’ World of Practices: Romano-British Religious Cults in the Severn Valley

Janet Kay; Avner Goldstein, Department of Art & Archaeology

February 11, 2021 · 11:00 am · Zoom

Critical Approaches to Race and Ethnicity: Premodern Identities and the Trans-Atlantic Politics of Scholarship

Cord Whitaker, Wellesley College; Walter Pohl, University of Vienna

February 5, 2021 · 1:00 pm2:30 pm · Zoom

Islamic, Byzantine and Latin Exchange Systems in the Mediterranean (800-1150)

Chris Wickham, University of Oxford, Emeritus

November 3, 2020 · 1:30 pm · Zoom

Past Answers to Current Concerns, Seminar 5: Failing Strategies 2

Emmanuel Kreike, Department of History, Princeton; Thayer Patterson and Miguel Centeno, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies

October 27, 2020 · 1:30 pm · Zoom

Past Answers to Current Concerns, Seminar 4: Failing Strategies 1

Tom McGovern, Hunter College CUNY; Eric Cline, George Washington University

October 20, 2020 · 1:30 pm · Zoom

Past Answers to Current Concerns, Seminar 3 – Managing Risks: Some Farmers’ Perspectives

Benjamin Trump, US Army Corps of Engineering R & D Center; Edda Fields-Black, Carnegie Mellon University; Travis Folk, Folk Land management, Inc.; Daniel Hanks, Clemson University

October 19, 2020 · 12:00 pm · Zoom

Racialization in Late Antique Italy and Italian Historiography

Nicole Lopez-Jantzen, City University of New York

October 6, 2020 · 1:30 pm · Zoom

Past Answers to Current Concerns, Seminar 1: Lessons from the past? Terms of the debate and some examples

Hugh Elton, Trent University; John Haldon, Dept. of History, Princeton; Adam Izdebski, Max-Planck-Institute for the Science of Human History; Lee Mordechai, Hebrew University Jerusalem; Merle Eisenberg, National Center for Socioenvironmental Synthesis, Annapolis; Tim Newfield, Georgetown University; Annelise Binois, University of Copenhagen

June 18, 2020 · 1:30 pm3:00 pm · via Zoom – Registration Required

From Healthscaping to Disease Tracing: Plague and Public Health After the Black Death

Abigail Agresta, George Washington University

June 11, 2020 · 1:30 pm3:00 pm · via Zoom – Registration Required

The Justinianic Plague: Apocalypse or Overblown?

Lee Mordechai, Hebrew University; Merle Eisenberg, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center in Annapolis

June 4, 2020 · 1:30 pm3:00 pm · via Zoom – Registration Required

Avoiding Plague like the Plague: Some Pathogenic Context for Late Antique Pandemics

Tim Newfield, Georgetown University, Washington

May 28, 2020 · 1:30 pm3:00 pm · via Zoom – Registration Required

The ‘Plague of Cyprian’: Sources, Problems, Origins and the ‘Crisis of the Third Century’

Sabine Huebner, University of Basel

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