Projects: Urban ROOTS

City and „sensescapes“ /cityscape

Early Christianity in Corinth and the Peloponnese / Christiane Zimmermann
Designing Cities, Shaping Lives: Urbanity in Ancient North Africa and its Mediterranean Context / Nicolas Lamare
Cities as affective and emotional spaces. Erotics and love in Rome and Pompeii / Annette Haug

City Planning and Economies

Ecology of a Mining Town: Evolution of Environment, Society and Economy from the Middle Ages to the Early Modern Period / Paweł Cembrzyński
Lixus – Specialised Commercial Activity in its Urban / Hinterland Embedding / Patric-Alexander Kreuz
Borgentreich / Ulrich Müller
Abandoned Cities in the Steppe – Roles and Perception of Early Modern Religious and Military Centres in Nomadic Mongolia / Henny Piezonka
Medieval Towers / Gerald Schwedler
The Economics of Late Medieval Towns – Businesses and their Protection by the Use of City Books / Max Grund

Urban Neighbourhoods and Communities

The Insula del Citarista (I 4) in Pompeii – Building Survey and Investigation of a Central Insula Complex / Tobias Busen
Cities as affective and emotional spaces. Erotics and love in Rome and Pompeii / Annette Haug
Medieval Towers / Gerald Schwedler
Borgentreich / Ulrich Müller
Designing Cities, Shaping Lives: Urbanity in Ancient North Africa and its Mediterranean Context / Nicolas Lamare
Abandoned Cities in the Steppe – Roles and Perception of Early Modern Religious and Military Centres in Nomadic Mongolia / Henny Piezonka

Interaction at Interfaces

“Stadthöfe” – Monastic and Noble Courtyards in Medieval Towns as Interfaces of Town-country Relations / Gabriel Zeilinger
Lixus – Specialised Commercial Activity in its Urban / Hinterland Embedding / Patric-Alexander Kreuz
Ecology of a Mining Town: Evolution of Environment, Society and Economy from the Middle Ages to the Early Modern Period / Paweł Cembrzyński

Images and Concepts of the City: Perception and Discourse

Spaces of Inequality in Urban Historiography from the Middle Ages – Socio-spatial Polarization as a Historical and Linguistical Differentiation Process / Catharina Müller-Liedtke
Pilgrimage Sites and the Roots of Urbanity / Javier Gomez-Montero
Urban Topographies in Medieval German Troy-Literature / Timo Felber, Margit Dahm-Kruse
Cities as affective and emotional spaces. Erotics and love in Rome and Pompeii / Annette Haug

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