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Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Workshop: Continuity and change in the economy of Graeco-Roman and Arab Egypt Leuven, 25th October, 2013

KU Leuven, Faculty of Arts (Erasmushuis, Blijde-Inkomststraat 21), Justus Lipsius room 08.16
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9.30 Coffee
10.10 Paul Erdkamp (VUB), Welcome
10.15 Joe G. Manning (Yale Univ.), Empire and economic performance
11.00 Katelijn Vandorpe (KU Leuven), Land surveys and tax receipts as evidence of continuity in agricultural policy (Hellenistic Egypt)
11.45 Lunch
KU Leuven, Mgr. Sencie Instituut (Erasmusplein 2), room 00.14
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13.30 Andrew Monson (New York Univ.), Secure property rights and low taxes: a recipe for economic growth in Roman Egypt?
14.15 Isabella Tsigarida (Univ. Zürich), Salt trade in Roman Egypt
15.00 Coffee break
15.30 Yaacov Lev (Bar Ilan Univ.), Egypt’s agricultural economy in the transition from Byzantine to Arab rule
Participation is free but for practical reasons please notify: Katelijn.Vandorpe@arts.kuleuven.be
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