Professor Dr. Hans Beck, FRSC

Professor Dr. Hans Beck, FRSC

Domplatz 20-22
48143 Münster

T: +49 251 83-24367

Academic Profile

  • Research Areas

    • History and culture of ancient Greece
    • Historical geography of Greece
    • Environmental studies of the ancient greek world
    • Political culture of the Roman Republic
    • Ancient historiography
  • CV


    Studies and doctoral studies at the Universities of Erlangen, Canterbury, and Cambridge


    Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Arts, McGill University Montreal
    Professorship in Greek History, University of Münster
    Professor of Ancient History, John MacNaughton Chair of Classics, and Director of Classical Studies, McGill University Montreal
    German Research Foundation (DFG) Heisenberg Fellow, University of Frankfurt
    Research assistant, University of Cologne
    Fellow at the Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington, DC
    Studies and doctoral studies in Erlangen, Canterbury and Cambridge


    Fellow of the RSC – Royal Society of Canada (RSC)
    Anneliese Maier Research Award – Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
    Heisenberg Fellowship – Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
    Doctoral scholarship – German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
    Doctoral scholarship – Hanns Seidel Foundation
  • Supervised Theses

    Doctoral Studies

    Christopher, JordanPeriphery Triumphant. The Rise of the Ancient States of Qin and Macedon
    Giroux, ChandraPlutarch's Chaironeia. The Local Horizon of World Empire
    Fu, WentianGlobalization in the Worlds of Ancient Qin and Rome
    Robinson, RebeccaCult and Calendars in the Ancient Empires of Qin, Han, and Rome
    McAuley, AlexBasking in the Shadow of Kings: Local Culture in the Hellenistic Greek Mainland
    Gauthier, FrançoisFinancing War in the Roman Republic

    Postdoctoral Study

    Von Commodus zu Constantin. Untersuchungen zur Strukturgeschichte der römischen Monarchie zwischen Prinzipatsordnung und spätantikem Kaisertum im ‚langen dritten Jahrhundert‘