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Fri, 4/1 · 12:00 pm1:20 pm EDT · Zoom

Seminar Series: Race, Race-Thinking and Identity in the Middle Ages and Medieval Studies: Archaeology and Race

Bonnie Effros, University of British Columbia and Susanne Hakenbeck, University of Cambridge 

Program in Medieval Studies

November 22, 2021 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm EST · 161 East Pyne and Zoom

How to Write a W – On the Magical Beginning of German Writing

Stephan Müller, University of Vienna

Program in Medieval Studies
Old High German Lex Silica

November 10, 2021 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm EST · 219 Aaron Burr Hall and Zoom

Not Just Rabbis: Rethinking Jewish Communal Leadership in Medieval Europe – The Case of Cologne

Ephraim Shoham-Steiner, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Program in Medieval Studies; Program in Judaic Studies
Page in book of Hebrew text

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

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

Janet Kay; Avner Goldstein, Department of Art & Archaeology

Program in Medieval Studies

April 30, 2021 · 12:00 pm EDT · Zoom

Race, Racecraft and Necropolitics in Greek Epic

Jackie Murray, University of Kentucky

Medievalists of Color; Program in Medieval Studies; Division for Identity Studies at the Institute for Medieval Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences; School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study

March 31, 2021 · 12:00 pm EDT · Zoom

Empires and Racialization: The Myth of the Martial Race

Nino Luraghi, Oxford University

Medievalists of Color; Program in Medieval Studies; Division for Identity Studies at the Institute for Medieval Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences; School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study

February 11, 2021 · 11:00 am EST · 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

Medievalists of Color; Program in Medieval Studies; Division for Identity Studies at the Institute for Medieval Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences; School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study

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

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

Chris Wickham, University of Oxford, Emeritus

Program in Near Eastern Studies; Humanities Council; Center for Collaborative History

December 14, 2020 · 12:00 pm2:00 pm EST · Zoom

Seminar 3: What can we learn from the archeology of medieval Egypt that we can’t learn from the documents?

Chris Wickham, University of Oxford, Emeritus

Program in Near Eastern Studies; Humanities Council; Center for Collaborative History

December 9, 2020 · 10:00 am12:00 pm EST · Zoom

Seminar 2: Reading Session on Arabic-script Documents

Chris Wickham, University of Oxford, Emeritus

Program in Near Eastern Studies; Humanities Council; Center for Collaborative History

December 7, 2020 · 9:00 am11:00 am EST · Zoom

Seminar 1: What can we learn from Arabic-script documents about economic exchange in medieval Egypt (800–1150)?

Chris Wickham, University of Oxford, Emeritus

Program in Near Eastern Studies; Humanities Council; Center for Collaborative History

November 23, 2020 · 12:00 pm1:15 pm EST · Zoom

The Light Ages? Reconstructing the Practices of Late Medieval Astronomy

Seb Falk, Cambridge University

History of Science; Program in Medieval Studies

November 10, 2020 · 1:30 pm EST · Zoom

Past Answers to Current Concerns, Seminar 6: General team discussion

Climate Change and History Research Initiative; Medieval Studies

November 3, 2020 · 1:30 pm EST · 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

Climate Change and History Research Initiative; Medieval Studies

October 27, 2020 · 1:30 pm EDT · Zoom

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

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

Climate Change and History Research Initiative; Medieval Studies

October 20, 2020 · 1:30 pm EDT · 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

Climate Change and History Research Initiative; Medieval Studies

October 19, 2020 · 12:00 pm EDT · Zoom

Racialization in Late Antique Italy and Italian Historiography

Nicole Lopez-Jantzen, City University of New York

Medievalists of Color; Program in Medieval Studies; Division for Identity Studies at the Institute for Medieval Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences; School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study

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