New: Please note that I will be on sabbatical leave 2018-19. New CFPLocal Horizons of Ancient Greek Religion (University of Sydney, Australia).



Welcome to Ancient History and Classics @ hansbeck.org. This web space charts my academic engagement: research, teaching, outreach, and related 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. 


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New Publication: "The Discovery of Numa's Writings. Roman Sacral Law and the Early Historians." In: Kaj Sandberg and Christopher Smith (eds), Omnium Annalium Monumenta. Historical Writing and Historical Evidence in Republican Rome. Leiden and Boston: 90-112.