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Small is beautiful: exploring the drawbacks of megacities

New culture comment on urban archaeology by UrbNet Centre Director Rubina Raja and Centre Deputy Director Søren M. Sindbæk just published in Current World Archaeology.

Ruins of Panticapaeum, a small ancient town on the eastern shore of Crimea (Photo: Alexxx Malev/Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0, Kerch 47 - www.flickr.com/photos/alexxx-malev/9019845694/in/photolist-2mjMLXu-2mnmh94-2mn7Xvg-2mjsboe-eKLU9u-eK44SW-eJPuYX-eJUSNY-eK55Mw)

Professors Rubina Raja and Søren M. Sindbæk discuss urban archaeology in what will be a regular column in the magazine Current World Archaeology. The second column is about size. Is there an ideal size for cities to do their work? Find out more in the CWA column where opportunities, efficiency and interactions of iconic megacities as well as unglamorous, medium-sized places are explored.

Raja, R. & Sindbæk, S. M. (2022). "Small is Beautiful: Exploring the Drawbacks of Megacities", Current World Archaeology 116.