DigiPal Symposium III: 16th September 2013

Date: Monday 16th September 2013

Venue: King's College London, Strand

Co-sponsor: Centre for Late Antique & Medieval studies, KCL

It is with great delight that the DigiPal team at the Department of Digital Humanities (King's College London), announce their third Symposium. We've built up a scholarly camaraderie over the last two years and much look forward to our annual opportunity to discuss and debate the computer-assisted study of medieval handwriting and manuscripts. Of course, we'll need some papers. So…

How to propose a paper

Papers of 20 minutes in length are invited on any aspect of digital approaches to the study of medieval handwriting and manuscripts.

The topics below might help guide potential submissions:

• terminology for describing handwriting
• visualisation of manuscript evidence and data
• meaning and mining in palaeography
• automatic letter-form identification
• methods for dating/localising script
• crowd-sourcing in palaeography
• the practical and theoretical consequences of the use of digital images
• examples of research that would benefit from a Digital Humanities (or DigiPal) approach

The above are only serving suggestions, so please don't feel limited to these topics.

To propose a paper, please email a brief abstract (250 words max.) to digipal [at] kcl.ac.uk

The deadline for the receipt of submissions is 10.23pm on Wednesday 3rd July 2013

Looking forward to receiving your abstracts, Stewart and Peter

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