Welcome to hansbeck.org. This web space charts my research activities and movements (/news). Keywords of my work include: localism and globalization; designs of federalism and polis governance; political culture; elite rule and historical communication; cross-cultural approaches to Greece, Rome, and China. 

Recent Publication: Karl-Joachim Hölkeskamp and Hans Beck (eds). Verlierer und Aussteiger in der ‘Konkurrenz unter Anwesenden.‘ Agonalität in der politischen Kultur des antiken Rom. Stuttgart (Franz Steiner Verlag), 2019.