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. http://neroneproject.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/two-phd-scholarships-at-university-of.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+NetworksInTheRomanNearEast+%28Networks+in+the+Roman+Near+East%29
My new book, Religious Networks in the Roman Empire: the spread of new ideas, is now available to buy from Cambridge University Press! I’m delighted to see it after all this time, and am hoping it will be a Christmas bestseller. Ahem. Buy it here or at Amazon!
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 […]
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 […]
THE CONNECTED PAST: NETWORK ANALYSIS FOR ARCHAEOLOGISTS AND HISTORIANS Networks offer one of the newest and most exciting approaches to archaeological and historical data analysis, and over the last two years, the The Connected Past team has brought together scholars from across the globe to discuss their research, with a session at Birmingham TAG 2011, […]
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 […]
Very excited to see my book in pre-production! Not available to buy until October, but great to see it up on the Cambridge University Press website! http://www.cambridge.org/gb/knowledge/isbn/item7309075/?site_locale=en_GB