Networks in the Roman Near East – PhD studentships

My colleague Eivind Heldaas Seland at Bergen has a couple of funded PhD studentships available in his department – and anyone wanting to attach themselves to his great project, Networks in the Roman Near East, would be welcome to apply… see below. Advertisements

Networks in the Roman Near East

My colleague, Eivind Heldaas Seland, of Bergen University in Norway, has recently started a new blog, Networks in the Roman Near East. His research project, running for the next three years, investigates the resilient everyday ties, such as trade, religion and power, connecting people within and across fluctuating imperial borders in the Near East in […]

1st workshop in Network Analysis for Archaeologists & Historians

Last week’s workshop in Southampton on network analysis for archaeologists and historians was a great success. Thanks to all the tutors (Andy Bevan (UCL); Tom Brughmans (Southampton);  Anna Collar (McDonald Institute, Cambridge);  Fiona Coward (Bournemouth); Marten Düring (Nijmegen); Claire Lemercier (Sciences-Po, Paris); Angus Mol (Leiden)), and all participants for the feedback. It seems as though there is a strong demand for this kind […]

Network Analysis in Archaeology

Now published! My own paper, Re-thinking Jewish ethnicity through social network analysis, explores how new ideas about Jewish ethnicity were spread through a newly-tightened strong-tie network. This is the abstract of the paper: As a response to the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem and the subsequent cataclysms in Judaea and elsewhere in the Jewish […]