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What defines a late-antique city? For some years, scholars have debated this question starting from infrastructure, monuments, squares etc. In this perspective, cities appear as rather static environments and as vessels, as it were, for urban activity and life to take place. More recent research, however, is emphasizing performative aspects of the antique city. Primarily with respect to republican and post-republican times, urban movement and mobility have become a key for understanding how human life within antique cities unfolded and how this motion created and altered urban spaces.
LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Center for Advanced Studies (CAS), LMU Munich (München, Germany)
ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Florian Wöller (Junior Researcher in Residence, CAS, LMU Munich)