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Cities, networks, and trade. Theoretical foundations

First lecture in a lecture series by Visiting professor Eivind Heldaas Seland (University of Bergen).

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Monday 29 April 2019,  at 13:00 - 14:00


Centre for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet), Aarhus University, Moesgård Allé 20, 8270 Højbjerg, Denmark (Building 4230-232).


UrbNet, Centre for Urban Network Evolutions


The study of premodern long-distance trade has been plagued by fierce and not very fruitful theoretical debates for more than a century. In this lecture I sketch the historiographical background and make a case for network theories and network analysis as ways of moving ahead.