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Lecture series: Age of Emporia: The Archaeology of Urban Networks

By Professor MSO Søren M. Sindbæk (UrbNet Residential Scholar Lecture Series, Autumn 2016).

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. 

Lecture series

Søren M. Sindbæk will give a lecture series entitled Age of Emporia: The Archaeology of Urban Networks:

  1. Anomalocivitas: on urban evolutions
  2. Small world: on urban networks
  3. Boom and bust: on urban dynamics
  4. Réseau opératoire: on urban activities
  5. Intercitizens: on urban communities
  6. Entrepology: On urban margins


Lectures will take place Mondays at 12:00-13:00, starting 31 October and ending 5 December. Note that the third lecture will take place Tuesday 15 November.


UrbNet, Moesgård Allé 20, 8270 Højbjerg, building 4230, room 232.

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