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: Hans Beck, "Dem Lokalen auf der Spur. Einige Vorbemerkungen zur Parochial Polis." In: Hans Beck, Benedikt Eckhardt, Christoph Michels, and Sonja Richter (eds), Von Magna Graecia nach Asia Minor. Festschrift für Linda-Marie Günther. Wiesbaden 2017: 35-54.