History Goes On

BBC Radio 4 “In Our Time": Baltic Crusades

Dr Aleks Pluskowski

University of Reading



This is a link to the Baltic Crusades episode on the BBC Radio 4 programme “In Our Time”, hosted by Melvyn Bragg, with Aleks Pluskowski, Nora Berend and Martin Palmer.


Aleks Pluskowski is Associate Professor of Medieval Archaeology at the University of Reading, UK. His research focuses on human impact on past environments, particularly in the frontier societies of medieval Europe. He was PI on the Ecology of Crusading project, funded by the ERC, and is now the principal PI on the Landscapes of (Re)Conquest project, funded by the AHRC. He teaches the archaeology of crusading, alongside the archaeology of medieval Europe and zooarchaeology.

How to access the episode:

Click here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0832rmz