Feb 12 – Gildas Hamel: “Stretching time: emergence of apocalyptics and its uses”

Feb 12 – Gildas Hamel: “Stretching time: emergence of apocalyptics and its uses”

Gildas Hamel’s current work is on the economy, society and religion of ancient Israel and Graeco-Roman Judaea. His research focuses on taxes, forms of labor, the competition of various groups for resources and political power, and the evolution of religious structures, including the appearance of monotheism and new notions of time.

Gildas Hamel is Senior Lecturer Emeritus in the History Department.