Søren M. Sindbæk is professor MSO at Aarhus University and deputy centre director at UrbNet. His main research interests are Viking-age Scandinavia and early-medieval Europe, early urbanism and urban archaeology, early-medieval communication and social networks, archaeological Network Analysis, and settlement archaeology. He has many years' experience working on excavation projects in Ribe, Denmark, studying the oldest city in northern Europe.
Søren M. Sindbæk will give a lecture series entitled Age of Emporia: The Archaeology of Urban Networks:
Alain Schnapp is Professor Emeritus of Classical Archaeology at Université Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne). His main research interests are Greek iconography and cultural history of Antiquity, and he is recognised among peers as one of the leading experts in his field. Alain Schnapp has been visiting professor at a number of institutions, including Princeton University and Stanford University.
His many publications include:
During his stay (April-June 2016), Alain Schnapp will give a lecture series entitled Ruins and their significance for urban history: