Digital Classics at FIEC/CA 2019

There will be three panels (two-hour sessions of varying structures) of interest to digital classicists running as part of the joint conference of the Fédération internationale des associations d’études classiques and the Classical Association, next week. I’ll try to get participants to write fuller reports eventually, but in the meantime, here is a brief outline of the activities.

(Full FIEC/CA 2019 programme.)

Sunday July 7, 09:30–11:30 Linked Ancient World Data

Organized by Paula Granados García & Sarah Middle (Open University)

  • Sarah Middle (Open University), Using Linked Data for Ancient World Research
  • Gabriel Bodard (Institute of Classical Studies), Standards for Networking Ancient People: decentralized interoperability for prosopographical and onomastic data
  • Frank Grieshaber (University of Heidelberg), “GODOT – Graph of Dated Objects and Texts”: Ancient Chronology and Linked Data
  • Andrew Meadows (University of Oxford), Linked Ancient Numismatic Data: Τhe nomisma.org project and beyond
  • Valeria Vitale (Institute of Classical Studies), Pelagios: Linked Open Geo-Data for the Ancient World
  • Ethan Gruber (American Numismatic Society), Kerameikos.org: A Linked Open Greek Pottery Project
  • Paula Granados García (Open University), Cultural Contact in Early Roman Baetica through Linked Open Data: a proof of concept

Sunday July 7, 15:00–17:00 Rethinking Classics in the 21 century: Technology, Pedagody, and Interdisciplinarity

Organized by Eleni Bozia (University of Florida)

  • Simona Stoyanova (University of Nottingham) and Gabriel Bodard (Institute of Classical Studies), Teaching digital epigraphy in classroom, workshop, online tutorial, and Sunoikisis Digital Classics seminar
  • Valeria Vitale (Institute of Classical Studies), Students at the interface: annotating texts, co-creating context
  • Marja Vierros (University of Helsinki), Greek Documentary Papyri, Linguistics, and Digital Methods
  • Charlotte Roueché (King’s College London), Opening the doors? New resources for new audiences

Monday July 8, 09:30–11:30 Engagement, Materiality and Play: The Use of 3D Models of Antiquities in and out of the Classroom

Organized by Valeria Vitale & Gabriel Bodard (Institute of Classical Studies)

  • Valeria Vitale (Institute of Classical Studies), Learning by Remaking
  • Claudina Romero Mayorga and Amy Smith (University of Reading), Object-based teaching through a new lens: 3D scanning and printing Cypriote figurines in the Ure Museum
  • Diana Burton (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand), Herakles vs Pokemon: integrating 3D printing with Greek vase-painting
  • Ellen Swift and Jo Stoner (University of Kent), 3D scanning and the creation of replica objects for museum education: the ‘Sounds of Roman Egypt’ exhibition at the UCL Petrie Museum
  • Will Wootton (King’s College London), Documenting, printing and interpreting: from photogrammetry to 3D printing in the understanding and teaching of ancient craft production
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