Institute of Classical Studies
Ancient History Seminar
Autumn 2008

The Ancient City
Richard Alston and Henrik Mouritsen

All seminars held Thursdays 4.30-6.00 Rm 336 (North Block) Senate House

October 2 Laurens Tacoma The Labour Market in Rome

October 9 Neville Morley Roman Urbanisation

October 16 Graham Oliver Urban Economies: The Polis as Economic(ally
Controlled) Space

October 23 Fiona Haarer Cities in transition: continuity and change in
late antiquity

November 13 Henrik Mouritsen The Social Structure of the Roman City:
Searching for the Middle Class

November 20 David Mattingly Leptimus (Tunisia): Townscape Biography and
the Ancient Economy

November 27 Onno van Nijf Economics and empire: Roman traders in Greek

December 4 Richard Alston Theories of the Fall: The Tributary State and
the Seventh-Century City