Social complexity

Formal Modelling Approaches to Complexity Science. A Manifesto

This paper presents a ten-point manifesto that articulates arguments for the more common use in Roman Studies of perspectives, concepts and tools from the broader field of complexity sciences.

Polis formation and synoikismos in southwest Anatolia

Postdoctoral research project with Koç University's Suna & Inan Kiraç Research Centre for Mediterranean Civilizations (

CAA 2019

Talk delivered at CAA 2019.

On Complex Archaeologies

This article surveys a number of approaches in complex systems thinking and their relevance for applications in the field of archaeology. The presented framework shows how structures of social organization and development of social complexity can be inferred from the archaeological record.