Clips and Recordings

Below is a list of our currently available recordings from lectures, conference and classes. If there are any problems with the playback, please contact


November 22, 2023

Open Class on Newtonian Heterodoxies 



November 21, 2023

Open Class on Ethnic Jokes and National Humor Cultures 



November 20, 2023

Open Class on Gendered Materialities 


November 8, 2023

 Public lecture by Stefan Kamola, Institute for Iranian Studies, Austrian Academy of Sciences

All that ever was: the Mongols and Universal History


October 18, 2023

Public lecture by Christodoulos Papavarnavas, Austrian Academy of Sciences

Saints’ Prisons: Healing and Cult Places in (Post-)Byzantine Literature and Archaeology


October 18, 2023

PhD Colloquium: Rethinking Anne Boleyn + Historiographic Turns: The Narrative and the Literary

Full Colloquium (1hr 40 mins)

How do we conceive of narratology? (53 secs)

Is there a difference between narratology and discourse analysis? (1 min 20 secs)

Diachronizing (38 secs)


October 12, 2023

Keynote: The Lateran Synod of 649 and the Council of Constantinople of 680-81: Concord and Divergence (1 hr 10 mins)

Richard Price

Given during the From Ctesiphon to Toledo: A Comparative View on Early Church Councils in East and West conference


October 11, 2023

Volker Menze, Patriarch Dioscorus of Alexandria: The Last Pharaoh and Ecclesiastical Politics in the Later Roman Empire, introduced by Richard Price

Book Launch (1 hr 8 mins)


September 20, 2023

Public Lecture by Carsten Wilke

Three Spanish Jewish Converts and their Modern Reception (1 hr 5 mins)


June 14 and 15, 2023

30 years celebration: Current Challenges and Future Trends in Medieval Studies

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June 5, 6 and 7, 2023

Natalie Zemon Davis Lectures: Reading Against the Grain: Recovering Stories of Jewish Lives from Hostile Archives

Lecture 1: Jewish Lives in Trent before 1475: Sifting through Johannes Hinderbach's Archive

Lecture 2: A Window into Polish-Jewish Lives in Anti-Jewish Libels in Sandomierz

Lecture 3: Anti-Jewish Blood Libels in the Past and the Present