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Lecture

Transfer and transformation of values. Reconsideration of ‘Roman’ vessels in the so-called Barbaricum

  • Felix Kotzur (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Date
2 November 2017
Time
Series
Archaeological Forum
Location
Van Steenis
Einsteinweg 2
2333 CC Leiden

This lecture focuses on the question of value regarding selections and imitations of ‘Roman’ vessels in the so-called Barbaricum. The aim is to tackle patterns of social practice with concepts and ideas from various disciplines like archaeology, anthropology, sociology and economy. Ultimately, this research aims to offer alternative interpretations of ‘Roman’ vessels that go beyond the dominating perspective of their  “economic value”.

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