The book aims at a readership of both economists and historians. Beyond the well-known Weberian thesis concerning the role of Protestantism in the development of capitalism, monastic economies are studied to assess their impact on the religious patterns of economic behavior.
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The new selection round and CAS Fellowship Calls for the next academic year 2022 / 2023 will be announced in Autumn 2021.
First Spring School:
THE IMPACT OF THE POLITICAL ON ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH
19-24 April, 2021
LOOKING AT THINGS IN SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: REGIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY IN SEARCH OF VIABLE FUTURES
17-18 April 2021
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In 2020/2021 CAS hosts 19 research fellows from 10 countries in the framework of the Advanced Academia platform and the Gerda Henkel Fellowships. Another group of 3 junior scholars is involved in the Lost in Transition project.