Press release NIAS-KNAW

NIAS Fellow's Book on Imperialism in Ancient World

7 June 2018

Archeologist Tesse Stek's most recent book The Archaeology of Imperial Landscapes. A Comparative Study of Empires in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean World, has just been published by Cambridge University Press.

It examines the transformation of rural landscapes and societies that formed the backbone of ancient empires in the Near East and Mediterranean. Tesse Stek is currently at NIAS to study early Roman colonization and imperialism.

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The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS-KNAW) is an Academy research institute. It stimulates advanced research in the humanities and social sciences, international knowledge-sharing and research cooperation. NIAS offers talented researchers the opportunity to work on new insights in interdisciplinary and international teams, set up new partnerships, or seek solutions for the problems of society.

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