ENCODE Project Conference and Digital Greek and Latin Epigraphy Workshop

Open conference January 25th, 3-6 PM – Workshop reserved for selected participants January 26th-29th, 10AM-6PM

Upside Down, Torre degli Asinelli. UniboLife 2018 Foto di Andrea la Civita
  • Date:

    25 JANUARY
    29 JANUARY 2021
     from 10:00 to 18:00
  • Event location: Department of History and Culture Aula Celio, Via Zamboni, 38 and ONLINE PLATFORM

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In the first ENCODE project Conference (Jan 25th) experts on Greek and Latin Digital Epigraphy will discuss about new competences needed by graduates and about teaching and learning strategies and opportunities in the field.

Guest Speakers: Gabriel Bodard, John Bodel, Silvia Orlandi, Monica Berti.

In the Workshop, taking place from Jan 26th to Jan 29th, students, graduates, faculty and staff will be offered an intensive training on EDR-EAGLE and Epidoc standards.

Invited speakers will offer further insight on specific related experiences and projects (epigraphic corpora; crowdsourcing and papyri.info; cataloguing and digitalisation of epigraphic squeezes; encoding of inscriptions in ancient Italian languages).

Trainers: Alice Bencivenni, Beatrice Casella, Marta Fogagnolo, Giuditta Mirizio, Manuela Mongardi, Silvia Orlandi, Daniela Rigato, Valentina Uglietti, Irene Vagionakis.

Guest Speakers: Claudia Antonetti, Marta Fogagnolo, Giuditta Mirizio, Eloisa Paganoni, Luca Rigobianco.


Conference Programme:

Monday, 25 January (15.00 - 18.00 CET)

15.00 Welcome, Davide Domenici, Alice Bencivenni (Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, DiSCi)

15.10 EpiDoc and Epigraphic Training in the Era of Remote and Asynchronous Teaching, Gabriel Bodard (University of London, Institute of Classical Studies, School of Advanced Study)

15.50 Digital Epigraphy and Its Educational Potential, Silvia Orlandi (Sapienza Università di Roma, President of AIEGL – Association Internationale d’Épigraphie Grecque et Latine)

16.30 Virtual coffee break

16.40 Exploring the American Epigraphic Collection: The U.S. Epigraphy Project and Digital Training in EpiDoc, John Bodel (Brown University, Founder and Director of the U.S. Epigraphy Project)

17.30 Towards a Shared Definition of Needed Digital Competences of Graduate Students in the Programmes Focusing on Written Cultural Heritage, discussion moderated by Monica Berti (Universität Leipzig, Director of SunoikisisDC)


Workshop Programme:

Tuesday, 26 January

Epigraphic Database Roma - EAGLE

Guest Speaker: Silvia Orlandi (Sapienza Università di Roma)


Wednesday, 27 January

Introduction to Semantic Markup, EpiDoc, TEI, XML, XML Editor

The EpiDoc Guidelines: Descriptive and Historical Data; Text Transcription

Guest Speaker: Marta Fogagnolo (Universität zu Köln)


Thursday, 28 January

The EpiDoc Guidelines: Vocabularies and Indexing Terms

The International Standards for Digitization of Epigraphic Squeezes. The Experience of Venice Squeeze Project (14.00 - 15.00 CET; Zoom link: https://unibo.zoom.us/j/81759996609?pwd=UlkxQkh2d0N1ZklBZXBZY0JLZ1FhUT09)

Guest Speakers: Claudia Antonetti and Eloisa Paganoni (Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia)


Friday, 29 January

Papyri.info; Leiden +; Online XML Publishing Tools; EFES

Guest Speaker: Giuditta Mirizio (Universität Heidelberg)

Encoding Inscriptions in Languages of Ancient Italy. The Experience of the Project Lingue e Culture dell’Italia Antica (10.00 - 10.45 CET; Zoom link: https://unibo.zoom.us/j/81759996609?pwd=UlkxQkh2d0N1ZklBZXBZY0JLZ1FhUT09)

Guest Speaker: Luca Rigobianco (Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia)

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