From Papyri to the Web: A Workshop on Papyrology and Palaeography in the Digital Age is the topic addressed in the workshop organized by Durham University’s Department of Classics and Ancient History.
From Papyri to the Web: Program
Saturday – March 20th
Panel 1. From Herculaneum to Oxyrhynchus. Exploring Material Evidence and Papyri Collections.
10:30-11:00 Marta Antola (Durham University)
‘A Fortnight with PHerc. 1388’
11:15-11:45 Claudio Vergara (Università di Pisa)
‘Wrecks of Herculaneum: Books from the Villa dei Papiri’
12:00- 12:20 Virtual tea & coffee break
12:20-12:50 Martina Delucchi (Bristol University)
‘Sine Recensione et Constitutione: How to Edit a Unicum?’
12:50- 13:05 Q&A
14:15-14:20 Welcome back
14:20-15:20 Daniela Colomo (University of Oxford)
‘Objects, Texts, and Contexts: Papyri and the ‘Materiality’ of Written Cultures’
15:40-15:50 Closing remarks
Sunday – March 21st
10:00-10:20 Welcome back
Panel 2. From Physical Objects to the Web.
10:20-10:50 Federica Nicolardi (Università di Napoli)
‘Towards a Digital Herculaneum Papyrology’
11:05-11:45 Riccardo Bongiovanni (independent researcher)
‘Why Should We Care about Digital Papyrology? A Brief History of Digital Papyrology as a Discipline and a Practical Trail to the Encoding of a Literary Text’
12:05-13:15 Lunch break
13:15-13:20 Welcome back
Panel 3. Digital Approaches to Papyrology, Epigraphy, and Classics.
13:20-13:50 Gabriel Bodard (Institute of Classical Studies)
‘Rock, Paper, Sunoikisis: Synergies and Future Developments in Digital Epigraphy and Papyrology’
14:05-14:25 Virtual tea & coffee break
14:25-14:55 Maria Haley (Classics for All North)
‘Beyond the Alphabet: Ancient Texts in Modern Classrooms’
15:10-15:30 Closing remarks
How to attend
The workshop is taking place online via Zoom. Still, participants must have already booked a place through Eventbrite.