Monthly Archives: April 2008

EpiDoc Summer School, July 14th-18th, 2008

The Centre for Computing in the Humanties, Kings College London, is again offering an EpiDoc Summer School, on July 14th-18th, 2008. The training is designed for epigraphers or papyrologists (or related text editors such as numismatists, sigillographers, etc.) who would … Continue reading

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9th International Art Conference on Non-destructive Investigation and Analysis, Jerusalem, May 25-30

From the Chairman’s Letter: The main objective of Art2008 is to bring together experts in non-destructive evaluation and material analysis with professionals from the fields of preservation of cultural heritage, archeology, art history and architectural researchers of ancient structures. Non-destructive … Continue reading

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Digitization and the Humanities: an RLG Programs Symposium

Is anyone here attending this? As primary source materials move online, in both licensed and freely available form, what will be the impact on scholarship? On teaching and learning practice? On the collecting practices of research libraries? These are questions … Continue reading

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Grading Journals

Charles Watkinson has just posted a long, interesting and important consideration of the emerging European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH). He reflects upon, in particular, the stated aims and methods of this effort and its potential adoption as a … Continue reading

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Report on NEH Workshop “Supporting Digital Scholarly Editions”

The official report on the NEH Workshop “Supporting Digital Scholarly Editions”, held on January 14, has been released and is available in PDF form: Attendees included representatives from funding agencies and university presses, historians, just one or two literary … Continue reading

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Whither scholarly digitization efforts?

One of the authors at Thoughts on Antiquity has posted a provocative reflection on a long-standing effort to digitize an out-of-copyright translation of Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Luke. In light of technological change, the big book-scanning projects and the … Continue reading

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Informatique et Egyptologie, I&E 2008

A date has been set for the next meeting of the International Association of Egyptologists Computer Group (Informatique et Egyptologie, I&E), which last met in Oxford in 2006. Thanks to the kindness of Dr Wilfried Seipel, the meeting will take … Continue reading

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