Podcasts


The Pre-History of the Personification of Continents on Maps: Earth, Ocean, and the Sons of Noah

Audio recording of the lecture by CHET VAN DUZER (David Rumsey Research Fellow, John Carter Brown Library) presented this lecture at the UCLA-CMRS conference “Bodies and Maps: Personification of the Continents” on January 12, 2028. Click to view details on the CMRS events calendar.


On Slavery and the Archive in Medieval Islam

Audio recording of the lecture by LAMIA BALAFREJ (UCLA, Art History) from the UCLA CMRS Early History of Africa Symposium: New Narratives for a History of Connections and Brokers on January 30, 2020. Click to view details on the CMRS events calendar.


Beyond Brokerage: Finding Evidence of Creole Commerce in Gujarati Sources for African History

Audio of the lecture by HOLLIAN WINT (UCLA, History) from the UCLA CMRS Early History of Africa Symposium: New Narratives for a History of Connections and Brokers on January 30, 2020. Click to view details on the CMRS events calendar.


William Caxton’s Multilingualism: The Claims of French and Dutch, English and Kentish

Audio recording of the lecture given by AD PUTTER (Professor of Medieval English and Director, Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Studies, University of Bristol) on January 14, 2020, as a CMRS Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture at UCLA Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies. Click to view details on the CMRS events calendar.


Leonardo da Vinci, Inventing the Future: Flight, Automata, Art, Anatomy, Biomorphism: Day 1

Proceedings of the first day of the conference organized by the UCLA Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies and hosted at the UCLA California Nanosystems Institute, October 18-19, 2019. Click to view details on the CMRS events calendar.


Leonardo da Vinci, Inventing the Future: Flight, Automata, Art, Anatomy, Biomorphism: Day 2

Proceedings of the second day of the conference organized by the UCLA Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies and hosted at the UCLA California Nanosystems Institute, October 18-19, 2019. Click to view details on the CMRS events calendar.


Marco Polo, Immigrant Historian of Mongol China

Audio recording of the lecture given by MARGARET KIM (Professor, Department of Foreign Languages,National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan)
on October 25, 2018, as a CMRS Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture at UCLA Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies. Click to view details on the CMRS events calendar.


At the Crossroads of Cultural Networks: The Creation of a Medieval Treasury for San Isidoro de León

Audio recording of the lecture given by THERESE MARTIN (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid) on November 29, 2017, as a CMRS Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture at UCLA Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies. Click to view details on the CMRS events calendar.