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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 … Continue reading

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Survey on Digital Humanities collaborations

Posted for Max Kemman: A distinguishing feature of DH is the collaboration between humanists and computational researchers. As part of my PhD research on digital history practices, I therefore am conducting an online survey to investigate the practices of collaboration. … Continue reading

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OEDUc: recommendations for EDH person-records in SNAP RDF

At the first meeting of the Open Epigraphic Data Unconference (OEDUc) in London in May 2017, one of the working groups that met in the afternoon (and claim to have completed our brief, so do not propose to meet again) … Continue reading

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OEDUc: EDH and Pelagios NER working group

Participants:  Orla Murphy, Sarah Middle, Simona Stoyanova, Núria Garcia Casacuberta Report: https://github.com/EpiDoc/OEDUc/wiki/EDH-and-Pelagios-NER The EDH and Pelagios NER working group was part of the Open Epigraphic Data Unconference held on 15 May 2017. Our aim was to use Named Entity Recognition … Continue reading

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Open Epigraphic Data Unconference report

Last month, a dozen or so scholars met in London (and were joined by a similar number via remote video-conference) to discuss and work on the open data produced by the Epigraphic Database Heidelberg. (See call and description.) Over the … Continue reading

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Unlocking Sacred Landscapes, by Giorgos Papantoniou

Project report by Dr Giorgos Papantoniou, papantog@uni-bonn.de Previous multi-dimensional approaches to the study of ancient Mediterranean societies have shown that social, economic and religious lives were closely entwined. In attempting to engage with Cyprus’s multiple identities – and the ways … Continue reading

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Job advertisement: Postdoctoral Research Associate (KCL)

Posted on behalf of Will Wootton (to whom enquiries should be addressed): Training in Action: From Documentation to Protection of Cultural Heritage in Libya and Tunisia As part of this new project funded by the British Council’s Cultural Heritage Protection … Continue reading

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Open Epigraphic Data Unconference, London, May 15, 2017

Open Epigraphic Data Unconference 10:00–17:00, May 15, 2017, Institute of Classical Studies This one-day workshop, or “unconference,” brings together scholars, historians and data scientists with a shared interest in classical epigraphic data. The event involves no speakers or set programme … Continue reading

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Roman Society Summer Placements

The Roman Society is pleased to invite applications for its 2017 bursary scheme.  The placements may be held at the following museums / organisations: Ashmolean Museum, Oxford: http://www.ashmolean.org/ Roman Baths, Bath: http://www.romanbaths.co.uk/ British Museum, Department of Greece and Rome: http://www.britishmuseum.org/ … Continue reading

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Cataloguing Open Access Classics Serials

The Institute for Classical Studies is pleased to announce the appointment of Simona Stoyanova for one year as a new Research Fellow in Library and Information Science on the Cataloguing Open Access Classics Serials (COACS) project, funded by a development … Continue reading

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The Digital Fragmenta Historicorum Graecorum (DFHG) is online

The Digital Fragmenta Historicorum Graecorum (DFHG) is a project directed by Monica Berti at the Alexander von Humboldt Chair of Digital Humanities at the University of Leipzig for producing the digital version of the five volumes of the Fragmenta Historicorum … Continue reading

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Greek, Latin and Digital Philology in a Global Age

The School of Advanced Study, London sponsors an S T Lee Visiting Professorial Fellowship. This year it is held by Greg Crane, Humboldt Professor of the Humanities at the University of Leipzig. During May and June he will be lecturing … Continue reading

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Casaubon-Kaibel reference converter for the Deipnosophists of Athenaeus of Naucratis

The Casaubon-Kaibel reference converter is a tool for finding concordances between the numerations used in the two editions of the 15 books of the Deipnosophists of Athenaeus of Naucratis by Isaac Casaubon and Georg Kaibel. By inserting at least one of the … Continue reading

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Treebanking Ancient Greek in High School: what my students learned, what I learned

Treebanking methodology has proven to be successful in the linguistic analysis of ancient Greek and Latin texts, and it has aroused a continuously increasing interest over the last few years. It is certainly one of the most exciting innovations in … Continue reading

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Harpokration On Line

The Duke Collaboratory for Classics Computing (DC3) is pleased to announce the Harpokration On Line project, which aims to provide open-licensed collaboratively-sourced translation(s) for Harpokration’s “Lexicon of the Ten Orators”. Users can view and contribute translations at http://dcthree.github.io/harpokration/ or download … Continue reading

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