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CEU Medieval Podcast is a collection of past episodes of the radio's talk shows 'Past Perfect!', Echoes of Early, New Faces - New Ideas and recorded public lectures presented at Central European University's Medieval Studies Department. Music was removed from the podcast version of the shows due to copyright regulations.

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Past Perfect! With Maarten Prak


In this interview with Maarten Prak, hosted by Karen Culver, they discuss Maarten’s book "Citizens without Nations: Urban Citizenship in Europe and the World c. 1000-1789". Maarten discusses how urban citizenship functioned in medieval and early modern Europe. He argues that activities related to being a citizen as well as formal citizenship status ensured that citizenship was much deeper and wider than many people assume. He demonstrates how this definition of citizen impacts urban and national governance in the period before 1789. This interview was made in cooperation with the CEU Democracy Institute’s on-line journal Review of Democracy.



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Past Perfect! is CEU Medieval Radio’s show on medieval and early modern history and culture, where staff of CEU Medieval Radio casually discuss with guests various issues from the crusades to archeozoology to medieval urine sampling. The discussions are made with the aim to popularize medieval and early modern studies with the help of experts such as early musicians, historians, philologists, archeologists, etc.