Abstracts and Articles
Our workshop enabled an interdisciplinary discussion about the administration of empires rooted in the Late Antique context, both on the Roman and the Sasanian side, and the organization of their imperial centers. Abstracts of presentation and articles are available for you in this section.
Stefan Heidemann, Universität Hamburg “Administration Holding the Empire Together”
Philippe Depreux, Universität Hamburg „The Carolingian Empire and the Legacy of Roman Administration“
Simon Samuel Ford, University of Oxford “Continuity and Change among post-Sasanian Religious Elites”
Hugh Kennedy, SOAS “Military and Economy in the Administration of the Empire”
Michael Lecker, Hebrew University, Jerusalem “An Empire Built on Individuals and their Networks - Prosopography at Work”
Kurt Franz, Universität Tübingen “Tribes, Regions, and the Early Islamic Empire”
Jürgen Paul, Universität Halle “ʿAbbāsid Administrative Legacy in the Seljūq World: Where Khidma and Niʿmat Ruled”
Lucian Reinfandt, Universität Wien “The Administrative Structures in Egypt and Samarra, Based on Papyrology”
Baker et Al (2014): "The Power of the Written Word (and its Limitations)", IOWP, Vienna.
Peter Verkinderen, Universität Hamburg “Geography and Administrative Structures of the Early Islamic Empire”