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26 September, 2014

EAGLE 2014 International Conference

Filed under: EAGLE,events,news — Tom Elliott @ 10:35

International Conference on Information Technologies for Epigraphy and Digital Cultural Heritage in the Ancient World

September 29-30 and October 1, 2014
École Normale Supérieure
Collège de France Chaire Religion, institutions et société de la Rome antique
Paris, France

29 July, 2014

AIO launch

Filed under: EAGLE,news,publications — Pietro Liuzzo @ 15:23

Attic Inscriptions Online (AIO) and EAGLE are delighted to announce the launch, on Tuesday 29th July, of a package of new English translations, supporting papers and upgrades to AIO:

1. 153 new translations (by Stephen Lambert, P. J. Rhodes, Feyo Schuddeboom and Lina van’t Wout).

From the late-5th cent. BC:

(a) sacrificial calendar of Thorikos

(b) Athenian decree on the administration of the property of Kodros, Neleus and Basile (IG I84)

(c) accounts of payments from the treasury of Athena, 410-407? BC (IG I3 375 and 377, the “Choiseul marble” in the Louvre, Paris)

B. A selection of 27 important Athenian laws and decrees of 403-353 BC

C. A newly published inscription of ca. 340-325 BC honouring the historian of Attica, Phanodemos

D. The corpus of Athenian decrees of 229/8-198/7 BC, 121 in total, together with brief historical notes (IG II3 1, 1135-1255)

This brings the total number of translations on the site to 469.

2. Two new AIO Papers (4 and 5) and a revised version of AIO Paper no. 1. These discuss particular inscriptions, or groups of inscriptions, in greater detail:

S. D. Lambert, Notes on Inscriptions of the Marathonian Tetrapolis. AIO Papers 1.

S. D. Lambert, Inscribed Athenian Decrees of 229/8-198/7 BC (IG II3 1, 1135-1255). AIO Papers 4.

S. D. Lambert, Accounts of Payments from the Treasury of Athena in 410-407 ? BC (IG II3 375 and 377)

3. Improvements to translations and metadata already on the site

4. Upgrades, including:

(a) responsive design, which will facilitate use of the site with tablets and mobile phones and the addition of fuller notes to the translations

(b) XML and JSON outputs and API

(c) numerous other improvements to site design and functions.

28 May, 2014

CIEGL XV, Vienna, Aug 28-Sep 1, 2017

Filed under: CIEGL,events — Gabriel Bodard @ 11:12

The dates for the 15th Congressus, the quinquennial conference of AIEGL, to be held in Vienna in 2017, how now been set for the full week of August 28 to September 1 of that year. (Announcement below circulated by Theresia Pantzer at Institut für Alte Geschichte und Altertumskunde, Papyrologie und Epigraphik, Vienna).

Liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen,

im Auftrag der Organisatoren darf ich Ihnen nun mitteilen, dass der 15. Internationale Kongress für Griechische und Lateinische Epigraphik von Montag, 28. August bis Freitag, 1. September 2017 in Wien stattfinden wird. Wir freuen uns schon darauf, Sie zahlreich in Wien begrüßen zu dürfen.

Dear colleagues,

On behalf of the organisers I may now inform you that the 15th International Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy will take place from Monday, August 28th to Friday, September 1st 2017 in Vienna. We are already looking forward to welcoming you to Vienna.

Chers Collègues,

À la demande des organisateurs, j’ai le plaisir de vous informer dès à présent que le 15e Congrès International d’Épigraphie Grecque et Latine aura lieu à Vienne du lundi 28 août au vendredi 1er septembre 2017. Nous nous réjouissons déjà de vous accueillir nombreux à Vienne.

15 May, 2014

Ancient Citizenship beyond the Assembly, Edinburgh, May 24

Filed under: BES,events — Gabriel Bodard @ 10:35

British Epigraphy Society Spring Meeting 2014
Saturday 24th May, University of Edinburgh
Ancient Citizenship beyond the Assembly

This workshop will examine the ways in which Greek inscriptions illustrate the range of components of ancient citizenship and civic identity, beyond participation in the principal civic institutions. Papers will examine the place in the identity, duties and virtues of a Greek citizen both of the world of civic sub-divisions and associations and of less structured social, cultural and economic interaction. A central aim will be to investigate the different ways in which Greeks conceived of the scope and limits of politics and citizenship, and the relationship between the roles of the citizen inside and outside the assembly. Was the kernel of the Greek ideas and practices of citizenship reflected in inscriptions normally Aristotle’s ‘participation in judging and ruling’, or was it often much broader?

Provisional Programme

All papers will take place in the Meadows Lecture Theatre, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh, William Robertson Wing, Old Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG.

10.45-11.15: coffee.

Morning session:
11.15: Benjamin Gray, Introduction: the scope of politics in Greek inscriptions
12.15: Roberta Fabiani, A new stone from Iasos: phylai, phylarchoi and the cult of Zeus Patroos

13.15: lunch.

Afternoon session:
14.30: Will Mack, Can you be the polites of more than one polis? Some contrasting views on grants of politeia and the politics of citizen identity
15.30: Polly Low, Polis and koinon at Hellenistic Erythrai

16.30: tea and posters. (more…)

13 March, 2014

Workshop on ancient wall-inscriptions

Filed under: AIEGL,EAGLE,events,news,training — Tom Elliott @ 22:06

From Rebecca Benefiel by way of Laura Gawlinski for ASGLE:

The Herculaneum Graffiti Project is pleased to announce its inaugural field program to take place on-site in Herculaneum June 18-27, 2014. Participants will receive hands-on training in studying, measuring, photographing and digitizing ancient wall-inscriptions. They will also directly contribute to international projects that are reediting and digitizing ancient inscriptions (Epigraphic Database Roma) and making cultural heritage more accessible (EAGLE Europeana).
The workshop takes place under the patronage of the International Association of Greek and Latin Epigraphy (AIEGL) and in collaboration with the Herculaneum Conservation Project. Please see ancientgraffiti.wlu.edu/hgp for more information.

Rupestral Inscriptions in the Greek World

Filed under: ASGLE,events,news — Tom Elliott @ 22:05

From Laura Gawlinksi on behalf of ASGLE:

Tomorrow (March 14) is the Open Meeting of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. In addition to a summary of recent work done by the School, there will also be a special presentation by Merle Langdon entitled “Rupestral Inscriptions in the Greek World.” This event will be livestreamed so that even those of us not in Athens can enjoy it. It will also appear on the website about 1 week after the event. More information here: http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/news/eventDetails/work-of-the-school-during-2013-and-rupestral-inscriptions-in-the-greek-worl

10 February, 2014

CFP: EAGLE 2014 International Conference (Paris 2014)

Filed under: EAGLE,events — Tom Elliott @ 20:09

Posted by request:

EAGLE 2014 International Conference on Information Technologies for Epigraphy and Digital Cultural Heritage in the Ancient World

September 29-30 and October 1, 2014
Paris, France

EAGLE 2014 International Conference on Information Technologies for Epigraphy and Digital Cultural Heritage in the Ancient World is the second in a series of international events planned by EAGLE. The conference will be held September 29-30 and October 1, 2014, in Paris. The event will consist of a number of lectures, panels and selected papers organized into several sessions. It is expected that the conference proceedings will be published with a major European scientific editor. The conference will also provide space for demonstrations and product display.

Keynote lectures will be delivered by Susan Hazan (The Israel Museum), Tom Elliott (New York University) and Thomas Jaeger (European Commission).

Conference website:

Important dates:

Submission of Panel proposals: 31 March 2014
Submission of Papers (full, short): 30 April 2014
Submission of Posters, projects, demos: 30 April 2014
Response to the Authors: 7 June 2014
Camera-ready versions: 30 June 2014

REGISTER HERE

Registration is free and open through September 19, 2014

FURTHER INFORMATION

The event will be held in English.

For more information or to submit a proposals, visit the conference website.

30 January, 2014

AIEGL Call for a Virtual General Assembly

Filed under: AIEGL,news — Tom Elliott @ 18:26

The following notice, which was recently emailed to current members of the Association Internationale d’Épigraphie Grecque et Latine is reposted here with the permission of AIEGL President Manfred G. Schmidt.

In accordance with Article 6.i of the statutes of AIEGL, the President and Secretary General, with the agreement of the Bureau, call on all active members to take part in a virtual General Assembly (Assemblée générale) in order to vote on an amendment to this very article of our statutes.

The statutes of our association were drawn up more than thirty years ago, when the number of our members was still small and there was no way to communicate via internet. But exactly this means of communication is now an absolute necessity for an international organization such as ours, for which decisions affecting all members should be supported by a broad majority of votes. We ask you therefore very sincerely for your participation and a positive vote on the proposed amendment.

In February the Secretary General will send you a voting form with the text of the amendment as provided in the President’s “New Year’s Letter”, which we ask that you kindly mark (yes or no), sign, and mail (franked or unfranked) before the end of February 2014 to:

Camilla Campedelli
Deputy Secretary General
c/o CORPVS INSCRIPTIONVM LATINARVM
Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften
Jaegerstr. 22/23
D-10117 Berlin
Germany

All votes will be collected and counted by an election commission, according to our procedures. The result will be announced on our homepage as soon as possible.

Many thanks in advance and all the best

Manfred G. Schmidt, AIEGL president
Berlin, January 27th 2014

László Borhy, AIEGL Secretary General
Budapest, January 27th 2014

11 January, 2014

CFP – ASGLE APA Panel, January 8-11, 2015 New Orleans, Louisiana, Deadline Feb. 1, 2014

Filed under: ASGLE,news — PaulIversen @ 14:45

2015 ASGLE APA Panel
January 8-11, 2015, New Orleans, LA

Inscriptions and Literary Sources
Organized by Paul A. Iversen.

Polybios (12.10.4-12.11.2), in an extended critique of Timaios of Tauromenion, tells us that the Sicilian historian was famous for consulting inscriptions such as dedications, stelai in the back chambers of buildings, and even proxeny decrees on the doorjambs of temples, both to write his history and to criticize his predecessors, or even to correct city records. In keeping with this long tradition of relying upon epigraphical evidence, the Society invites submissions that illuminate the interface between ancient Greek and Latin inscriptions and ancient historical or literary texts. Suitable topics include using contemporary inscriptions to supplement or correct historical texts, or using historical texts to help restore and/or explicate fragmentarily preserved inscriptions, as well as using contemporary inscriptions to improve our understanding of the historical and/or cultural milieu within which literary works, including poetry, were composed.

Abstracts will be evaluated anonymously by the ASGLE Executive Committee and should not be longer than 500 words (bibliography excluded). Please follow the APA Instructions for Individual Abstract Authors and include the ASGLE Abstract Submission Form (found at http://classics.case.edu/asgle/apa-panel/) with your Abstract. The Abstract should be sent electronically as an MS Word file along with a PDF of the ASGLE Abstract Submission Form by February 1, 2014 to: Paul Iversen, Vice-President, ASGLE at paul.iversen(at)cwru.edu. All Greek should either be transliterated or employ a Unicode font. Authors submitting abstracts must be APA members in good standing.

29 October, 2013

Current Practices and New Directions in Digital Epigraphy

Filed under: EAGLE,EpiDoc,events,news,training — Pietro Liuzzo @ 13:37

Ljubljana (Slovenia) 19-20 February 2014 

Current Practices and New Directions in Digital Epigraphy is the first in a series of international events planned by EAGLE BPN. The event will feature presentations and hands-on workshops regarding themes of the EAGLE project, led by the project’s Working Groups.

REGISTER HERE

Registration is free and open through December 15, 2013

FURTHER INFORMATION

The event will be held in English.

If you have any questions or need additional information,

Please contact:

Marjeta Šašel Kos mkos@zrc-sazu.si

Pietro Liuzzo pietro.liuzzo@zaw.uni-heidelberg.de

 

3 October, 2013

Epigraphy Society Autumn Colloquium 2013

Filed under: BES,events — Gabriel Bodard @ 16:42

The British Epigraphy Society
Autumn Colloquium and AGM 2013
Saturday, 16 November 2013
Institute of Classical Studies
Senate House, London (G22/26)

Epigraphy in Action

10.00-11.00 Registration and Morning Coffee

11.00-12.00 Morning Session I
Prof. Peter Kruschwitz (Reading), Inscribing the uninscribable: exploring the fringes of the ancient epigraphic habit

12.00-13.00 Morning Session II
Dr Patrice Hamon (Rouen), editing a corpus of the inscriptions of Thasos: late Classical and Hellenistic documents

15.00 AGM (Members only)

15.30-16.30 Afternoon Session I
Dr Ludwig Meier (Heidelberg), The treaty between Rome and Kibyra: new evidence and new interpretations

17.00 Afternoon Session II
Prof. Henrik Mouritsen (KCL), Status and hierarchies in the Roman Empire: the case of Pompeii

17.45 Epigraphic reports

18.30 Finale: Young epigraphy – Posters and drinks

Please see attached Programme and Flyer (PDF).

1 May, 2013

BES Spring meeting, Vienna, Saturday May 4, 2013

Filed under: BES,events — Gabriel Bodard @ 10:16

Forwarded for the British Epigraphy Society:

Spring Meeting of the British Epigraphy Society
“Epigraphy and Religion”

Saturday, 4 May 2013
Small Ceremonial Chamber (Kleiner Festsaal)
University of Vienna
Universitätsring 1
1010 Vienna
bes.univie.ac.at

See attached poster and programme.

8 February, 2013

Bursaries available for EpiDoc workshop

Filed under: BES,EpiDoc,events,training — Charlotte Tupman @ 17:04

A reminder that we are inviting applications for a training event in digital encoding of epigraphy and papyrology at the Institute for Classical Studies, London, April 22-5, 2013 (see full announcement here).  Thanks to the generosity of the British Epigraphy Society and Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, we now have a limited number of bursaries available to assist students with attending this workshop.

If you would like to apply for financial support in attending the EpiDoc workshop, please note in your application email that you would like to be considered for a bursary, approximately how much you expect the trip to cost you, and what other sources of funding you have. If you have already applied for the training, please just send an additional email asking to be considered, and we’ll add a note to this effect to your application. A decision will be made shortly after the closing date on March 1st.

8 October, 2012

BES travel bursaries

Filed under: BES,events — Gabriel Bodard @ 11:32

Information on applying for bursaries for the November 2012 British Epigraphy Society colloquium. Applications from students especially encouraged!

The BES regularly announces bursary schemes for students and post-docs to help with attendance at our own activities or those of other epigraphic bodies. Please watch this space for information on upcoming bursary schemes. Information on how to apply will be released on the opening date indicated with the scheme. The Society’s Steering Committee will endeavour to review your application within two weeks of the closing date and the Secretary will then inform you of the outcome of your application.

Bursary scheme: Travel bursaries for the BES Autumn Meeting in November!

Closing date: Extended: 15 October 2012

To apply for a bursary to help with attendance at the BES Autumn Colloquium in London on 17 November 2012, please send the information listed below via e-mail to the BES Secretary by the closing date of 15 October 2012.

For full details on how to apply, visit http://www.britishepigraphysociety.org/bursaries.html

14 September, 2012

XIV Congressus Internationalis Epigraphiae Graecae et Latinae

Filed under: AIEGL,news — PaolaTomasi @ 18:57

From Werner Eck:

Liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen,

nach Ende des 14. Kongresses für Griechische und Lateinische Epigraphik in Berlin sende ich Ihnen im Namen des Organisationskomitees die Abschlussrede. Diese E-Mail geht an alle, die sich für den Kongress angemeldet hatten, unabhängig davon, ob sie an der Tagung in Berlin selbst teilnehmen konnten oder nicht.

Abschlussrede:

Liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen,

wir sind am Ende dieses 14. Kongresses für Griechische und Lateinische Epigraphik angekommen. Es waren sehr dicht gefüllte Tage mit einem breiten, sehr unterschiedlichen Programm, das hoffentlich allen etwas gegeben hat. Dass man einem Kongress auch selektiv teilnimmt, ist legitim. Aber viele haben an allen Plenarsitzungen teilgenommen, und am Nachmittag das ausgewählt, was sie besonders interessierte. Dass mancher dabei manches nicht hören konnte, weil uns die Fähigkeit zur Bilokalität noch nicht geschenkt ist, ist eine Normalität eines großen Kongresses, die man nicht vermeiden kann. Sonst wären noch mehr von der aktiven Teilnahme ausgeschlossen gewesen.
Wir als Veranstalter sind Ihnen allen sehr dankbar, dass Sie diesen Kongress so aktiv mitgestaltet haben. Denn nur Sie konnten die Absicht, die mit der Thematik:

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