Early cities: New perspectives on pre-industrial urbanism

05/16/05

This colloquium will bring together experts from many fields -- including archaeology, architecture, geography, urban planning, economics, and environmental psychology -- to discuss the development of cities in ancient Egypt, pre-Hispanic Mexico, and elsewhere. Participants will compare and contrast various cities and identify trends and patterns.

A program and registration information is available online. Reporters who wish to attend must register in advance at www.nas.edu/sackler/earlycities. The meeting will be held at the National Academies building at 2100 C Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.

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