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SAYER is a narrative fiction podcast set on Earth’s man-made second moon, Typhon. The eponymous SAYER is a highly advanced, self-aware AI created to help acclimate new residents to their new lives, and their new employment with Ærolith Dynamics. New episodes release every other week.
 
The TEFLology Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) and related matters, presented by three self-certified TEFLologists. We take a lighthearted look at the fields of English language teaching (ELT) and applied linguistics, with topics ranging from TESOL methodologies and approaches to current affairs and history. Email: teflology@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter @TEFLology
 
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There was no pathway for women to rule the Byzantine Empire as there was for men, but that didn't stop some from reaching the top. Theodora was one such woman. In Episode 7: The Blue Augusta, I follow Theodora's journey from blue rags to purple riches as she championed women's rights and saved the empire from descending into chaos on more than one …
 
A conversation with Daniëlle Slootjes (University of Amsterdam) on the behavior of crowds in late antique Rome and Constantinople, based on her chapter "Crowd Behavior in Late Antique Rome," in the edited volume Pagans and Christians in Late Antique Rome: Conflict, Competition, and Coexistence in the Fourth Century (Cambridge 2015) 178-194. As our …
 
One of the things medieval and modern people definitely have in common is an interest in preventing unwanted pregnancies. This week, Danièle speaks with Eleanor Janega to get all the details on medieval contraception. You can support this podcast and Medievalists.net on Patreon - go to https://www.patreon.com/medievalists…
 
What if the South were somehow able to win this war though? How would that change the United States and the globe? Would the South remain a plantation state. Or would it end up industrializing like the North? How long would the Confederacy even survive? How would the world look at the Union and how would the Union look at itself? Some Background: T…
 
England and the Netherlands were natural allies when they both became Protestant, which finally happened in England in 1558 when Elizabeth I was crowned queen. In 1585 the queen sent Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester with 5,000 to 6,000 troops to the Netherlands to help in their revolt against the Spanish rulers of the Netherlands. Dur: 16mins File:…
 
On July 8, 1853, American Commodore Matthew Perry led his four ships into the harbor at Tokyo Bay, seeking to re-establish for the first time in over 200 years regular trade and discourse between Japan and the western world. This would change Asia forever as Japan would modernize to become a western like nation. It would industrialize and colonize …
 
Lars Henriks, filmmaker and host of the Mysterium Pictorum podcast, joins us to explore the first and possibly only horror film made in Russia during the Soviet era: Viy (1967). It's a retelling of Nikolai Gogal's classic but probably fake folktale, which also inspired Mario Bava's Black Sunday (1960) and a recent Russian-Chinese CGI-fest that has …
 
In the lowlands of Northern Iraq, a series of enormous cities lies crumbling in ruins...In this episode, find out about one of the most remarkable ancient civilizations: the society known today as the neo-Assyrian Empire. Discover how the Assyrians built their empire out of the ashes of the Bronze Age, and built an empire of iron that lasted for ce…
 
Coming from a family of farmers and growing up in the country side, I have always been close to nature and have a lot of respect for it. Even if I also have a great interest in technology, I believe that done the right way it is not incompatible with respect for the environment. Unfortunately this is currently not often the case and “Big Tech” comp…
 
The Seventh Crusade was the last major military effort by Western Europe to recover Jerusalem. Brilliantly successful to begin with, it met fierce opposition from the Egyptian Mamluk army, led by its brilliant general Baibars, who was poised to seize power in Egypt and establish a Mamluk empire that would ultimately destroy the Crusaders.…
 
A Mobile Platform When we announced the Librem 5, we knew we would have to invest in and build a mobile operating system and applications to run on it — by “mobile” understand “for smartphones”. To avoid reinventing the wheel, we decided to base that system on an existing environment. Librem laptops ship with our operating system PureOS, which prov…
 
Among the most popular folk heroes of the Middle Ages is one who hails not from a traditional kingdom, but from the animal kingdom. This week, Danièle speaks with Anne Louise Avery about the charming, troubling, and evergreen trickster, Reynard the Fox. You can support this podcast on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/medievalists…
 
The Great War was prevented. Archduke Franz Ferdinand remained alive and Europe is at peace. Or is it? Would Europe stay peaceful, or was war bound to happen regardless? Twitter: https://bit.ly/39ts3CG Instagram: https://bit.ly/34lcwBD Email: Back2thepastpodcast@gmail.com --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
 
The Great War changed the world forever. Wars became things of horror, death, and destruction; not a mechanism to flex your nation's muscles. The Great War also scarred many nations and influenced their future foreign policy. But was it avoidable? Could World War One have been avoided? Have a listen and find out! Twitter: https://bit.ly/39ts3CG Ins…
 
The Librem 13 and 14 come in a similar footprint, but with some notable improvements in this latest generation. https://videos.puri.sm/promo/L14_L13_v2.mp4 Enjoy a 14″ screen, full-sized Ethernet, and high-quality audio output over AUX or Bluetooth. New to the Librem 14 is front and center hardware kill switches. These have indication LEDs and are …
 
A conversation with Marc Lauxtermann (University of Oxford) on how to read Byzantine poetry on its own terms and in its own context. We talk about how modern Romantic notions of poetry as well as the ancient meters of classical Greek have distorted the expectations that we place on Byzantine poetry, and then discuss the specific contexts that gave …
 
The Boxer Rebellion was an uprising in Northern China in the year 1900 with the goal of removing Western influence form China. After the Diplomatic Corp got involved, the uprising ended and China was forced to pay extensive reparations. Today, however we talk about what if the rebellion was a success? How would it affect the European powers with a …
 
In the the first half of the thirteenth century, it seemed as if nothing could stop the Mongols. Their empire stretched from the Pacific Ocean to the Mediterranean. Yet hopes grew in Europe that they would convert to Christianity and unite with the Kings of Europe in the greatest of all Crusades.By Nick Holmes
 
(Josh) Christopher Columbus inaugurated unprecedented global changed when he sailed from Europe to the Caribbean in 1492. But he brought with him expectations that his “discovery” of this new found route to “India” would see the beginning of the end of the world. He wrote about these expectations in his Book of Prophecies. Come behold the apocalyps…
 
The Librem 14 packs all the power and software needed to create professional videos. https://videos.puri.sm/promo/L14_video_v2.mp4 Scripting Writing scripts is a creative process that can be done without distraction in a text editor or with a few more bells and whistles like spellcheck and text formatting with LibreOffice. Audio The Librem 14 creat…
 
Today marks the launch of Season 3! We have so many announcements that we mention in the podcast, but to recap: We will be launching a podcast platform called kloka.org (it is not live yet but will be in the coming weeks) We now have an Instagram! https://bit.ly/34lcwBD Today, Nick and Rohan discuss the Mexican-American war, one of the most signifi…
 
After 20 episodes, 40 films, and a few bonus episodes, we're DONE with vampires. But before stake this season, we've got one more bonus episode for you. We're joined in this episode by the brilliant writer, presenter and broadcaster Louise Blain to go through the films, series and video games that didn’t get their own full episode - but maybe shoul…
 
We know so much about Byzantium, and yet really so little. If we had the chance to meet and debrief one person who had experienced some part of it first-hand, who would it be? Join me in a conversation with Fotini Kondyli (University of Virginia) and Alexander Sarantis (University of Warsaw), which wrestles with that question. What person would ans…
 
Among the most powerful kingdoms in the medieval period was Solomonic Ethiopia, a Christian kingdom that sought out contact with Western Europe in the Late Middle Ages. This week, Danièle speaks with Verena Krebs about contact between Solomonic Ethiopia and Western Europe, how historians have misconstrued Ethiopian interests in the past, and what w…
 
This year's version of the International Congress on Medieval Studies was held online. This week, Danièle is joined by Peter Konieczny to discuss their highlights from the conference. You can learn more about the congress at https://wmich.edu/medievalcongress To learn more about our Patreon, please go to https://www.patreon.com/medievalists…
 
RetroBlasting co-founder and Dreamland podcast co-host Melinda Mock guides us through the red-tinged comet zombie apocalypse of Night of the Comet – a 1984 cult sci-fi comedy horror written and directed by Thom Eberhardt and starring former guests Catherine Mary Stewart and Kelli Maroney, with Robert Beltran, Mary Woronov and Geoffrey Lewis. But di…
 
Inspired by Emerald Fennell's revenge thriller Promising Young Woman, out in the UK on Sky Cinema, we present a mini-podcast dedicated to diving deep into the myriad of layers and themes of the film, written and directed by Emerald Fennell. *** Writer/podcaster Jordan Crucchiola, writer, podcaster and filmmaker BJ Colangelo and The Final Girls co-f…
 
In this episode we reach a turning point in the history of the later Crusades, as the Crusaders face a devastating battle against Ayub, Sultan of Egypt. This marks not just the beginning of the end for the Crusaders but the start of the rise to power of the Mongols and the Mamluks, both of which will come to dominate the thirteenth century.…
 
(Kristin) What do you do when you’re bored with the genteel life of a plantation owner? You take to the seas and become friends with Blackbeard, of course. Follow the fascinating life – and peculiar choices – of Stede Bonnet, the Gentleman Pirate, this week on Footnoting History. Click here for tips for Teaching with Podcasts! Or here to buy some F…
 
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