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In this interview, Zoë Opačić, Senior Lecturer in the Department of the History of Art at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK, discusses her current research into how royalty, religion and relics impacted town planning and architecture, and thus changed the shape of major cities in central Europe. The interview focusses on Prague, Krakow and Vienna in the fifteenth century, specifically during the reigns of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV and Kasimir the Great.
This podcast is part of a series of interviews covering central Europe in the medieval period for MECERN and CEU Medieval Studies.