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Representing Networks: Past and Present

June 5, 2019 - June 6, 2019

via Danijela Stefanović:


Representing Networks: Past and Present

Workshop at the University of Cologne,

5-6 June 2019


Please register at networks.cologne@gmx.de by 31 May

For more information, see http://aegyptologie.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de



Wednesday, 5 June

17:30               Welcome and registration

18:15               Public key note lecture:

From Microhistory to the Global Network – The World of the Treasurer Senebi (Danijela Stefanović, University of Cologne, University of Belgrade)

Reception in the rooms of Egyptology, sponsored by Uschebti e.V.


Thursday, 6 June

09:30               Welcome and registration


09:45-10:00     Introduction

10:00-11:30     How Many Networks? Representing Dynamic Social Change Using Archaeological Network Methods (Fiona Coward, Bournemouth University)

An Ivory Diaspora: Digitizing Exchange & Production Networks in the Medieval World (Sara Ann Knutson, University of California, Berkeley)


11:30-11:45     Coffee break


11:45-12:30     Casting a Wide Net: The Distant Reading of Archival Documents from Babylon (Maarja Seire, University of Leiden)


12:30-14:00     Lunch break


14:00-15:30     From Networks to High-dimensional Geometry and Back (Allon Wagner, Tel-Aviv University, University of California, Berkeley)

Representing Credit and Kinship in the 19th Century: Between Exploration and Simulation (Martin Stark, ILS- Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development)


15:30-15:45     Coffee break


15:45-16:30     Representing the Community of Ptolemaic Pathyris as Network Models: Possibilities and Limitations (Lena Tambs, University of Cologne)

16:30-17:00     Closing discussion


June 5, 2019
June 6, 2019


Universität zu Köln