Digital Classicist seminars 2011

The programme for the summer 2011 Institute of Classical Studies digital seminars has been released.

Institute of Classical Studies Digital Classicist Seminar, Summer 2011 Fridays at 16:30 in Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU

June 3
Kathryn Piquette and Charles Crowther (Oxford),
Developing a Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) System for Inscription Documentation in Museum Collections and the Field: Case studies on ancient Egyptian and Classical material

June 10
David Scott and Mike Jackson (Edinburgh University),
Supporting Productive Queries for Research (SPQR): Aggregating Classical Datasets with Linked Data

June 17
Charlotte Roueché and Charlotte Tupman (King’s College London), Sharing Ancient Wisdoms: developing structures for charting textual transfer

June 24
Alessandro Vatri (Oxford University),
HdtDep: a treebank and search engine for Greek word order study
July 1
Agiatis Benardou (Digital Curation Unit, R.C. “Athena”),
Classical Studies facing digital research infrastructures: From practice to requirements

July 8
Timothy Hill (New York University),
Semantics and Semantic Constructs in Cultural Comparison: The Case of Late Antiquity
July 15
Elton Barker (Open University) & Leif Isaksen (Southampton), Mine the GAP: Finding ancient places in the Google Books corpus

July 22
Sandra Blakely (Emory),
Modeling the mysteries: GIS technology, network models, and the cult of the Great Gods of Samothrace
July 29
Marco Büchler (Leipzig),
Bringing Modern Spell Checking Approaches to Ancient Texts: Automatized Suggestions for Incomplete Words

August 5
Daniel Pett (British Museum),
The Portable Antiquities Scheme: a tool for studying the Ancient landscape of England and Wales
August 12
Valentina Asciutti & Stuart Dunn (King’s College London),
Digital diasporas: remaking cultural heritage in cyberspace


The seminar will be followed by wine and refreshments.

For more information please contact, or, or see the seminar website at

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