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WestRock shares sustainability lessons learned

This article is sponsored by WestRock It has been an eventful two-and-a-half years for WestRock and the world at-large. In…

New exhibition brings together Staffordshire Hoard and Sutton Hoo objects

Two of England’s most important early medieval archaeological discoveries have been reunited for a new exhibition, Swords of Kingdoms: The…

Bedlam plague pit victims did not die in Great Plague

The mass burial unearthed during the excavation of the burial ground of the former Bethlehem Hospital, aka Bedlam, did not…

New Medieval Books: From the Early Middle Ages to the Black Death

Five new books about the Middle Ages, dealing with topics such as clothing and poisoned wells. Viking Warrior versus Frankish…

Across the Strait of Gibraltar: Chroniclers from Iberia and North Africa

We are bridging communities across the sea in this episode of the Medieval Grad Podcast. Emma Snowden talks with Lucie…

Measure climate impact over a decade, not a century

Slashing methane emissions is the closest thing the world has to a silver bullet for rapid climate action, writes former…

A Week In The Life, Vol 21.

We’re on the summer countdown! It’s almost memorial day weekend, the end of school, Jordan’s birthday – everything! These little…

“Be like the River-Crab” and Other Life Lessons from the Twelfth Century

By Elizabeth Smithrosser On a collection of short tips, pointers and ways of thinking about life by a former schoolteacher…

What To Eat This Week: 5/22/22.

Let’s get ready for the week! This steak salad is so fantastic and we’re doing orzo, bolognese and peanut noodles…

Como Treasure: 1,000 gold coins in a cooking pot

The hoard of gold coins from the last days of the Western Roman Empire that was discovered under an old…