Ancient History Seminar, Hilary Term 2015
Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford
Convenor: Jonathan Prag
A series of seminars looking at a number of current major projects to apply digital techniques to the study of the ancient world. These seminars will be webcast using the Panopto software.
Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles’, Oxford
20 January 2015
Dr Elton Barker (Open University)
Mapping Herodotus: countercartography, networks and bottomless maps
http://pelagios-project.blogspot.co.uk/p/about-pelagios.html and http://hestia.open.ac.uk/
Dr James Cummings (University of Oxford)
What is TEI? And Why Should I Care?
Dr Pietro Liuzzo (EAGLE)
The Europeana best practice network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy
Prof. Mark Depauw (KU Leuven)
Trismegistos: A Tool for the Study of the Ancient World
Dr Gabriel Bodard (King’s College London)
Bringing People Together: Standards for Networking Ancient Prosopographies (SNAP:DRGN)
Dr Monica Berti (University of Leipzig)
The Digital Marmor Parium
Prof. Andrew Meadows (University of Oxford)
Sharing the Wealth: Numismatics in a World of Linked Open Data
All talks start at 5pm, and are followed by discussion and drinks.
If you wish to dine with the speaker afterwards, at a local restaurant, please contact the convenor : jonathan.prag @ merton.ox.ac.uk.