WELCOME TO THE EXCELLENCE CLUSTER TOPOI!
Topoi is a research network with a focus on the study of the ancient world. In Topoi, more than 200 researchers from diverse disciplines investigate how space and knowledge were formed and transformed in ancient civilizations.
Detailed information on the members, the research activities and publications you will find at the various sections of this site. To learn more about the graduate school with their different graduate groups please visit the website of the Berliner Antike-Kolleg.
Different ways to health
Within the Research group B-5 "Personal authorisation of knowledge" Nalini Kirk investigates strategies of competition among medical experts in Imperial China. Read more —>
Afterlife of Antiquity
The focus of the research project "Books and space in the (early) Middle Ages" is to analyse connections between the illuminated book and real, imagined and metaphorical spaces. Read more —>