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Digital Papyrology Workshops 2019-2020, Parma

Posted for Nicola Reggiani: two workshops on Digital Papyrology will be held at the University of Parma (Italy) with the purpose of providing advanced professional training in the digital edition of ancient documents, with a particular focus on literary and … Continue reading

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British Library PhD Research Placements (London, 2019)

Forwarded from Gethin Rees: The British Library are advertising placements for PhD students, several of which might be of interest. https://www.bl.uk/news/2019/january/phd-research-placements-2019 May I draw your attention to the placement titled ‘Identifying and using map images in born-digital collections’. https://www.bl.uk/britishlibrary/~/media/research%20collaboration%20webspace/placements%202019/digital%20map%20images.pdf The … Continue reading

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Workshop: Digital Approaches in Greek Palaeography, London, Dec 14, 2018

Call for Participation Digital Approaches in Greek Palaeography Institute of Classical Studies, University of London Room 234, Senate House, Malet Street WC1E 7HU 10:00-17:00 Friday, December 14, 2018 We invite interested scholars and colleagues to participate in a one-day discussion … Continue reading

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Seminar: Digital Restoration of Herculaneum Papyri (Oxford, Mar 15, 2018)

The University of Kentucky’s Digital Restoration Initiative & Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence present Prof. W. Brent Seales: Reading the Invisible Library: The Digital Restoration of Herculaneum Papyri From the inner wraps of carbonized scrolls, to the fused and buckled … Continue reading

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Doctoral studentship, Digital Grammar of Greek Documentary Papyri, Helsinki

Posting for Marja Vierros. Full details and applications forms at University of Helsinki site. Applications are invited for a doctoral student for a fixed term of up to 4 years, starting in the fall of 2018 to work in the … Continue reading

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EpiDoc & EFES training workshop, London April 9–13, 2018

We invite applications for a five-day training workshop in text encoding for epigraphy and papyrology, and publication of ancient texts, at the Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, April 9–13, 2018. The training will be offered by Gabriel Bodard … Continue reading

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Old and new methods in the dating of early Christian papyri (San Antonio, Nov 19-22)

The Archaeology of Religion in the Roman World group is organizing a panel on old and new methods in the dating of early Christian papyri at the next Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature (San Antonio, Texas, 19-22 November 2016). … Continue reading

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Webinar: Online Approaches to Editing Greek Literature. The Philosophical Papyri

Rodney Ast (University of Heidelberg) and Holger Essler (University of Würzburg), in cooperation with Heidelberg’s Center for Cultural Heritage, are offering in Summer Semester 2016 an online seminar on Greek literary papyri. Special emphasis will be placed on philosophical texts. … Continue reading

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Digital Technology at Congrès Internationale de Papyrologie

As noted here a few weeks ago, there is a remarkable number of panels on Digital Technology and the Tools of the Trade at the 26e Congrès international de papyrologie, which takes place this week in Geneva, Switzerland. Earlier this … Continue reading

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Digitizing Cultural Heritage (British Museum, Sept 4, 2010)

Digitising Cultural Heritage British Museum: Stevenson Lecture Theatre. Saturday 4th September 2010, 09:55 – 16:30 Digital technology has revolutionised modern work- and social life. It is also transforming cultural heritage management. The power to store, organise and distribute vast quantities … Continue reading

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Papyrology and technology

(Thanks to Gregg Schwendner for posting the papyrological congress programme at What’s New in Papyrology.) Thursday August 19th, morning 88. DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY AND TOOLS OF THE TRADE I Adam Bülow-Jacobsen  presiding 89. Herwig Maehler Die Zukunft der griechischen Papyrologie 90. Bart … Continue reading

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Postdoc position: Imaging and Ancient Documents (Oxford)

Forwarded for Charles Crowther: Post-doctoral Research Assistant – Reflectance Transformation Imaging Systems for Ancient Documentary Artefacts (RTISAD) Academic-related Grade 7, Salary: £28,983.00 – £35,646.00 pro rata per annum The Reflectance Transformation Imaging Systems for Ancient Documentary Artefacts (RTISAD) project is … Continue reading

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BL on CD-ROM

As Gregg Schwendner pointed out a few weeks ago on the What’s New in Papyrology blog, Brill have brought out a new CD-ROM version of the Berichtigungsliste der Griechischen Papyrusurkunden aus Ägypten (vol I-XI). From the publisher’s website: With the … Continue reading

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Diamond Synchrotron used to read ancient texts

(Spotted by Gregg Schwender and seen in a Diamond Lab press release.) The ultra-powerful I22 Non-crystalline Diffraction beamline (as best as I understand it an application of the laser particle accellerator that produces highly concentrated pure light for scanning at … Continue reading

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