Professor Dr. Paul Erdkamp
Professor Dr. Paul Erdkamp. He coordinates the BrIAS subtheme Climate change and society over the past two millennia. Erdkamp is
Professor of Ancient History and the director of the research group Social and Cultural Food Studies (FOST) at the VUB and General Editor of the Palgrave Studies in Ancient Economies. Most of his work deals with the economic history of the Roman world, with a special interest in climate change, nutrition and food supply. Erdkamp is also the Vice Dean of the Faculty of Languages and the Humanities and Head of the Department of History, Archaeology,Art studies and Philosophy.
Key words: Roman Empire – climate change – economic history – ancient economy – food supply