Current Epigraphy
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22 December, 2014

SAEG IV Seminario Avanzato di Epigrafia Greca

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SAEG

IV SEMINARIO AVANZATO DI EPIGRAFIA GRECA

MILANO – UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI

14-16 GENNAIO 2015

Sala lauree “Alberto Malliani” della Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia

 PROGRAMMA SAEG IV

6 December, 2014

Appel à communication Colloque « Humanités numériques : l’exemple de l’Antiquité » – Call for paper “Digital Humanities: the example of Antiquity”

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Le colloque «Humanités numériques : l’exemple de l’Antiquité», qui aura lieu à Grenoble du 2 au 4 septembre 2015, est organisé par l’Université Grenoble 3, l’Université Grenoble 2, la Maison des Sciences de l’Homme-Alpes, The Humboldt Chair for Digital Humanities, HISOMA.

L’ambition de ce colloque est double, tournée vers du bilan et des perspectives, dans une orientation méthodologique. Ainsi, il a pour objectif de faire le point sur les pratiques actuelles, déjà nombreuses, mais souvent éparses, dans le domaine des humanités numériques appliquées à l’étude de l’Antiquité. En outre, il contribuera à définir de nouveaux projets et à ouvrir des pistes nouvelles en établissant un dialogue entre des spécialistes déjà habitués au numérique et des enseignants-chercheurs désireux de développer leurs connaissances et leur pratique dans ce domaine.

Les keynote speakers ayant confirmé leur participation sont Gregory Crane (Tufts University & Univ. of Leipzig) et Charlotte Roueché (King’s College London).

Les deux jours de colloque proprement dit (3 et 4 septembre) seront précédés d’une journée d’ateliers destinés spécialement aux doctorants mais ouvertes aussi aux enseignants chercheurs.

Les sciences de l’Antiquité embrassent un très large domaine géographique (de la Méditerranée aux confins de l’Europe et de l’Asie), historique (de la fin de la Préhistoire au début du Moyen Âge) et linguistique (principalement grec et latin, mais sans négliger les langues du Proche- et Moyen-Orient). Elles reposent également sur des traditions disciplinaires variées : linguistique, philologie, critique littéraire, philosophie, histoire, archéologie, épigraphie, numismatique, etc. Dans toutes ces traditions disciplinaires, l’application de technologies numériques a connu, depuis plusieurs décennies, un développement considérable, qui n’a pas manqué de se marquer aussi dans les sciences de l’Antiquité. Les technologies numériques ont permis des renouvellements méthodologiques, dont nous n’avons pas encore pris toute la mesure.

Devant la diversité de ces approches, dans un contexte de plus en plus internationalisé, il semble intéressant de proposer aux enseignants-chercheurs et aux doctorants un tour d’horizon de la recherche actuelle, qui permettra de dégager des perspectives pour le futur.

Quatre axes ont été retenus : éditions de textes littéraires ; études de scholies et commentaires ; archéologie et épigraphie ; prosopographie et géographie.

Les communications devront porter sur des questions méthodologiques et/ou poser des problèmes inhérents à ces démarches. Il est également possible de proposer des posters présentant des projets en cours.

Les propositions de communication ou de posters (300 mots maximum, en français ou anglais, qui seront les langues de communication du colloque) sont à adresser au comité d’organisation :

icogitore@msh-alpes.fr

elena.pierazzo@u-grenoble3.fr

au plus tard le 15 janvier 2015

NB : Quelques bourses sont prévues pour permettre la participation des jeunes chercheurs et doctorants. Si vous êtes intéressés par cette aide, merci de l’indiquer et d’argumenter votre demande par une lettre de motivation.

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The University ‘Stendhal’ of Grenoble 3, the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme-Alpes, L’Université Grenoble 2, the Humboldt Chair for Digital Humanities and HISOMA organise the conference “Digital Humanities: the example of Antiquity”. The conference will take place in Grenoble, from the 2nd to the 4th of September 2015.

The goal of this conference is twofold: at the same time an assessment of existing methodologies and a looking forward to new ones. It also has the objective of evaluating current practices of the application of Digital Humanities to the study of antiquity, practices which are quite numerous but also sometimes disconnected from each other and without an overall understanding. The conference also aims to contribute toward the design of new projects and the opening new paths, by establishing a dialogue between scholars for whom the Digital Humanities are already familiar and those wishing to acquire knowledge and practice in this domain.

The confirmed Keynote speakers are Gregory Crane (Tufts University & University of Leipzig) and Charlotte Roueché (King’s College London). The conference will be preceded by a workshop, particularly aimed at doctoral students, but open to everybody.

The study of Antiquity encompass very large geographical, historical and linguistic domains: from the Mediterranean to the borders of Europe and Asia, from the end of Prehistory to the Middle Ages, and from Greek and Latin to the languages of the Near and Middle East. This study is also distributed among different disciplines: Linguistics, Philology, Literary Criticism, Philosophy, History, Archaeology, Epigraphy, Numismatics, etc. In all these disciplinary traditions, the application of computational techniques has been employed for several decades now, an application that has left quite a strong mark on the study of Antiquity. The employment of digital methods has also enabled substantial changes of methodology, the extent of which remains to be assessed.

Considering the diversity of such approaches in a context of research which is more and more internationalised, it seems worthwhile to present to scholars and PhD students an overview of current research in order to develop future endeavours.

The conference will be organised around four key topics: Editions of literary texts; Study of scholia and commentaries; Archaeology and Epigraphy; Prosopography and historical geography. Papers will focus on methodological questions and/or discuss general issues emerging within such topics. We also encourage proposals of posters presenting work in progress.

Please send your proposals of up to 300 words, in French or English (which will be the languages of the conference) by the 15th of January 2015 to the organisers:

icogitore@msh-alpes.fr

elena.pierazzo@u-grenoble3.fr

NB: In order to encourage the participation of young researchers, we will provide a limited number of bursaries. If you wish to be considered for one of these then please include a letter of motivation with your application.

25 November, 2014

Call for Papers: International Conference Instrumenta inscripta VI

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International Conference Instrumenta inscripta VI
The inscriptions with didascalic-explicative function. Commissioner, recipient, content and description of the object in the instrumentum inscriptum.
Aquileia – Italy, March 26th to 28th, 2015.

The conference will organized by:
– Friuli Venezia Giulia Superintendence for the Archaeological Heritage
– Department of History and Conservation of the Cultural Heritage at the Udine University
– Friulian Society of Archaeology

Further information

14 November, 2014

Call for Papers: Conference on the Roman Danubian Provinces

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Call for Papers

 

VIENNA / Austria – November 11th – 13th November 2015

3rd International Conference on the Roman Danubian Provinces – Society and Economy

 

more information

12 October, 2014

Greek and Latin Epigraphy in the Near East (Jordan, Lebanon, Syria): International Symposium – Lyon – February 20th and 21st, 2015

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International Symposium in Lyon
February 20th and 21st, 2015

Organized by
Pierre-Louis Gatier, Julien Aliquot, Jean-Baptiste Yon
CNRS, UMR 5189 HiSoMA, Lyon

In Jordan, Lebanon and Syria, Greek and Latin epigraphy have experienced a significant development in recent years. Between 2008 and 2014, six volumes have been published in the series of the Inscriptions grecques et latines de la Syrie (IGLS XI; IGLS XXI.5; IGLS XIII.2; IGLS XVII.1; IGLS XV.1–2), as well as a Choix d’inscriptions grecques et latines de la Syrie (2009) intended to a wider public. The first volume of the IGLS series had been published in 1929. Since then the programme has evolved considerably. Separate projects and other publications of epigraphical corpora have also contributed to the progress of epigraphy in the various languages which were used in the Near East in Antiquity. The conference will be an opportunity to assess the present progress and to bring together researchers working in the same areas in order to strengthen the scientific network of Near Eastern epigraphy through the presentation of unpublished inscriptions and of epigraphical dossiers.
At a time when the Near East is experiencing unprecedented changes, the scientific activity has had to evolve. In addition, the publication of epigraphical corpora is now conditioned by new physical constraints and benefits considerably from technological innovations. The symposium shall contribute to update ongoing programmes and publishing methods.
To this end, the international symposium will gather in Lyon, around the Directors of Antiquities of Jordan, Lebanon and Syria, the Director of HiSoMA research unit (UMR 5189, CNRS / Lyon 2 University, Maison de l’Orient et de la Méditerranée), also responsible for the IGLS programme, the Directors of the French Institute for the Near East (Ifpo), editor and support of the IGLS series, and the members of the programme, as well as scholars from Europe, the Near East and Australia, for two days on the 20th and 21th of February 2015. The papers presented on this occasion will be compiled into an edition of Syria, Ifpo’s review published in Beirut.

Contacts

Pierre-Louis Gatier, pierre-louis.gatier@mom.fr
Julien Aliquot, julien.aliquot@mom.fr
Jean-Baptiste Yon, jean-baptiste.yon@mom.fr

Programme and further information will be published at the symposium web-page.

26 September, 2014

EAGLE 2014 International Conference

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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

1 September, 2014

‘Women as Classical Scholars’ Wikipedia editathon

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23 September 2014

 This editathon is to create and/or improve the Wikipedia pages of women classical scholars. Training in Wikipedia editing will be provided by Wikimedia.

If you would like to come, but the time or location is inconvenient, why not attend via Skype? There are parallel sessions integrated into the event, and a dedicated trainer for people attending via Skype.

Cost: free (includes lunch)

Location: Room 243 of the Institute of Classical Studies, Senate House, London

Programme:

10.00  – Welcome to those attending at Senate House

10.30  – Wikipedia presentation and training. Welcome to those joining on Skype

11.00  – Editing session for all participants

13.00  – Lunch

14.00  – Afternoon session start. Welcome to those newly joining on Skype

14.10  – Dr Rosie Wyles, Lecturer in Greek History and Literature, University of Kent: ‘Madame Dacier:    17th-century champion for access’

14.40  – Editing session.  Training for those newly arrived on Skype

18.00  – Close

For more information – and to sign up – please visit:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetups/UK/Institute_of_Classical_Studies_Sep_2014

21 July, 2014

Augustus from a Distance. Conference, Sydney 29th september – 2nd october 2014

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Augustus from a Distance.
A conference in the bi-millennial year of the death of Gaius Iulius Caesar Octavianus Augustus

University of Sydney, 29 September to 2 October 2014

Programme

XIV A.D. Saeculum Augustum. O Século de Augusto. Congresso Internacional – Lisbona 24th – 26th september 2014

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Congresso Internacional

XIV A.D. Saeculum Augustum. O Século de Augusto

 

Lisbona 24th – 26th september 2014

 

Programme, contact and further information

XXe Rencontre franco-italienne sur l’Epigraphie du Monde Romain – Poitiers 18th-19th september 2014

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XXe Rencontre franco-italienne sur l’Epigraphie du Monde Romain:
Esclaves et maîtres dans le monde romain Expressions épigraphiques des liens et relations

Poitiers (France) 18th – 19th september 2014

Programme

11 July, 2014

“2000 Jahre Augustus – Wirken und Vermächtnis”, Vienna 24th-26th September 2014

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Meeting:

“2000 Jahre Augustus – Wirken und Vermächtnis”, Vienna 24th-26th September 2014

Augustus 2000_Programme

3 July, 2014

Corpus of Inscriptions of Medieval France (CIFM): Journée d’étude, Poitiers, 17 septembre 2014

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Programme_CIFM_17_09_14_english Programme_CIFM_17_09_14(1) CIFM_25_présentation CIFM_25_english_presentation(1)

 

Chers collègues,

L’équipe d’épigraphie de Poitiers a le plaisir de vous inviter à la journée d’étude qui se tiendra le mercredi 17 septembre 2014 au CESCM, autour des questions d’édition des inscriptions médiévales et pour fêter les 40 ans du Corpus des inscriptions de la France médiévale ainsi que la sortie du 25e volume.

Vous trouverez ci-joint le programme avec l’affiche de la journée, et la présentation du CIFM 25. N’hésitez pas à diffuser largement l’information.

En espérant avoir la joie de vous (re)voir et discuter d’épigraphie à cette occasion.

Très cordialement.

Estelle Ingrand-Varenne

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Dear colleagues,

The epigraphy team of Poitiers is pleased to invite you to the study day which will take place on Wednesday 17th September 2014 at the CESCM, an opportunity to discuss the edition of medieval inscriptions and also celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Corpus of Inscriptions of Medieval France, as well as the release of its 25th volume.

Please find the programme and the poster of the event attached, along with the presentation of CIFM 25, and feel free to spread the word about the study day.

We are hoping to see many of you there and to take the opportunity to talk about epigraphy.

Kind regards,


Estelle INGRAND-VARENNE

CNRS – Corpus
CESCM
TSA 81118
24 rue de la Chaîne 86073 POITIERS CEDEX 9
Tél : 05.49.45.47.04
<http://cescm.labo.univ-poitiers.fr
<http://www.netvibes.com/poledocberthelot#Inscriptheque

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.

19 May, 2014

Jewish Epigraphy workshop: June 11-12, Edinburgh

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Jewish Epigraphy: A Workshop

Dr Margaret Williams

June 11(2-5pm)
June 12 (10am-12.30pm)
Martin Hall, New College (Edinburgh)
All are welcome to this free event, but please let us know you are coming at divinity-csco@ed.ac.uk

Flyer at Centre for Study of Christian Origins home page.

16 May, 2014

EpiDoc training, Lausanne, July 7

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Introducing the EpiDoc Collaborative: TEI XML and tools for encoding classical source texts

Training workshop attached to the Digital Humanities annual conference in Lausanne, Switzerland
Monday, July 7, 2014

Gabriel Bodard, Charlotte Tupman (King’s College London) and Greta Franzini, Simona Stoyanova (University of Leipzig)

Information on the timing and venue of the DH 2014 workshops, and how to book can be found at the conference website.

The programme will begin with a short introduction the history and theoretical basis of EpiDoc, guidelines, schema and related tools for the encoding of epigraphic and other ancient text editions in TEI XML. We will give an overview of the structure of a traditional epigraphic edition, and show how TEI elements are mapped to the semantic distinctions and fields therein. We will continue with further discussion of the Leiden Conventions (rigorous and arbitrary sigla for encoding editorial features of transcribed text in use since 1931) and how we map TEI elements to the semantic features that they represent. The EpiDoc Guidelines and further examples will be shown. Some time will be given for practice throughout. As a self-checking mechanism, students will be shown how to transform their EpiDoc XML files into HTML resembling a conventional edition, using the EpiDoc Example XSLT.

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