Registration: ‘Digital Resources for Palaeography’ Symposium

Monday 5th September 2011, 9.30am-5.30pm

King's College London, Council Room, Strand WC2R 2LS

The 'Digital Resource and Database of Palaeography, Manuscripts and Diplomatic' (DigiPal) at the Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London, is delighted to announce that registration is now open for our one-day symposium on digital resources for palaeography.

Attendance is free and open to all, but places are limited and so registration is essential.

To register, email your details as you would like them to appear on your name badge to digipal [at] by Monday 22nd August 2011. Refreshments and a sandwich-style lunch will be provided, so do let us know if you are vegetarian.

A flyer is available here. For directions and a map, see here.


Elaine Treharne (Florida State University), 'A Site for Sore Eyes: Digital, Visual and Haptic Manuscript Studies'

Peter Stokes (King's College London), 'DigiPal in Theory'

Stewart Brookes (King's College London), 'DigiPal in Practice'

Wim Van Mierlo (University of London), 'How to Work with Modern Manuscripts in a Digital Environment — Some Desiderata'

Franck Le Bourgeois (Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon), 'Overview of
Image Analysis Technologies'

Erik Kwakkel (Leiden University), 'The Digital Eye of the Paleographer: Using Databases to Identify Scribes and Date their Handwriting'

John McEwan and Elizabeth New (Aberystwyth University), 'The Seals in Medieval Wales Project: Towards a New Standard in Digital Sigillography'

Els De Paermentier (Ghent University), 'Diplomata Belgica: Towards a More Creative and Comparative Palaeographical Research on Medieval Charters'

James Brusuelas (University of Oxford) and John Wallin (Middle Tennessee State
University), 'The Papyrologist in the Shell'

Ben Outhwaite and Huw Jones (Cambridge University Library), 'Navigating Cambridge's Digital Library: the Cairo Genizah and Beyond'

Closing discussion with Michelle Brown (University of London), Donald Scragg (University of Manchester) and Marc Smith (École Nationale des Chartes)


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