Media & Public Outreach
Interview — BBC HistoryExtra
In HistoryExtra's Podcast episode "Medieval Ethiopia’s diplomatic missions", Verena Krebs reveals what diplomatic embassies sent by the Christian leaders of Ethiopia can tell us about the kingdom’s place in the medieval world. Hour-long interview with BBC History's content director David Musgrove.
Listen here, here or wherever you get your podcasts.
Interview — The Medieval Podcast
Danièle Cybulskie of The Medieval Podcast and Medievalists.net speaks with Verena Krebs about contact between Solomonic Ethiopia and Western Europe, how historians have misconstrued Ethiopian interests in the past, and what we can learn when we dig into primary sources.
45-minute interview, available here, here or wherever you listen to podcasts.
Ethiopian Medieval Diplomacy & Kingship
Talk given as part of the Ethiopian Studies Series at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton, convened by Suzanne Akbari (IAS), Aaron Butts (CUA/IAS), Samantha L. Kelly (Rutgers U/IAS), Sabine Schmidtke (IAS). March 2021.
Swiss National Radio Interview (German):
Unser Blick auf Afrika ist lückenhaft
Interview on aspects of medieval African history as part of the series "Die Herren des Wissens — Wissen und Macht in Zeiten des Umbruchs", series produced by Katharina Bochsler for Radio SRF 2 Kultur. February 2020.