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City, Hinterland, and Environment. Urban Resilience in the Late Roman and Early Islamic Period

Serjillah, Syria
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Jørgen Christian Meyer

Hovedinnhold

City, Hinterland, and Environment Urban Resilience in the Late Roman and Early Islamic Period 

Seminar room 1, Department of archaeology, history, cultural studies and religion, Øysteinsgate 3. 

 

MONDAY September 23 

12:00-12:45  Arrival, registration, light lunch 

12:45-13:00  Welcome: Simon Malmberg/Eivind Seland/Raimo Hakola 

13:00-13:40  Greg Woolf Locating Resilience in Ancient Urban Networks 

13:40-14:20  Jørgen Christian Meyer The Desert and the Sown. Long-term Trends in the Exploitation of the Syrian DrySteppe from the Roman to the Ottoman Period 

14:20-15:00  John Bintliff Changes in Town and Country in Late Antiquity and into the Early Medieval Period in Greece and the Aegean Islands 

15:00-15:20  Coffee break 

15:20-16:00  Jørgen Bakke Resilience and Christianity in Early Byzantine Urban Culture 

16:00-16:40  Alexandros Tsakos City, Hinterland, and Environment: Urban Resilience in the Late Roman and Early Islamic Period. The Case Study of Nubia 

16:40-17:20  General discussion 

 

TUESDAY September 24 

09:00-09:40  Johannes Preiser-Kapeller A Tale of Three Cities: Urban Metabolisms of Early Medieval Imperial Mega-Cities in Comparison (Constantinople – Baghdad – Cairo) 

09:40-10:20  Simon Malmberg Rome as the City-in-Between: Movement as a Way to Understand Urban Change 

10:20-10:50  Coffee break

10:50-11:30  Håkon Teigen: Oasites on the Nile: the trade network of fourth-century Kellis 

11:30-12:10  Christina Videbech When the Cat’s Away: Fora as Sites of Collective Memory and Resilience in Gothic and Post-Gothic Rome 

12:15-13:55  Lunch (Dragefjellet)

14:00-14:40  Eivind Heldaas Seland Water, Settlement and Communication in the Syrian Desert 

14:40-15:20  Bethany Walker Spolia, Reuse, and Repurposing at Tall Hisban: How the Early Islamic Town Created a Resilient Urban Fabric 

15:20-15:40  Coffee break 

15:40-16:20  Øystein La Bianca Centrifugal Forces Impacting Urbanization in the Eastern Mediterranean during Roman and Early Islamic Times 

    

 

WEDNESDAY September 25 

09:00-09:40  Christopher Dickenson Public Space and the Cultural Resilience of Roman Urbanism in the Near East 

09:40-10:20  Anna Danilova Gated Communities of Ostia 

10:20-10:50  Coffee break 

10:50-12:00  Raimo Hakola (chair) Final discussion 

 

Funded by the Joint Committee for Nordic research councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences. University of Helsinki, Aarhus University, University of Bergen.