Latin Data Entry

Latin Data Entry

Authored and posted by Greta Franzini. The Open Greek and Latin Project (OGL) recently signed a contract with Data Entry Company Jouve to OCR and encode Latin works and collections in accordance with the latest TEI EpiDoc standards. First on the to-do list is the monumental Corpus Scriptorum Ecclesiasticorum Latinorum (CSEL) and, in particular, the public domain (by European Law) volumes available here: once digitised and annotated, OGL will make these volumes freely available online for browsing and download. The contract doesn’t stop at CSEL so we’re currently busy at work discussing other items on our to-do list. We look forward to a long and fruitful...
Winter School in Digital Philology at the Tbilisi State University

Winter School in Digital Philology at the Tbilisi State University

We are very pleased to announce the Tbilisi State University Winter School in Digital Philology funded by The Ministry of Education and Sciences of Georgia. The Winter school will be held on January 14-18, 2014 at TSU and will be addressed to Georgian MA and PhD students from Tbilisi, Kutaisi and Batumi. Winter School in Digital Philology Irine Darchia (TSU) Monica Berti and Simona Stoyanova (Chair of Digital Humanities at the University of Leipzig – Germany) Aims of the Winter school: teaching the basics, the aims and goals, basic terms and methods of digital philology – one of the most important and crucial fields of contemporary humanities. ECTS: 3 ECTS, 22 contact hours, 53 independent working hours (needed for homework). Prerequisites: The MA and PhD students of the Faculties of Humanities of Tbilisi, Batumi and Kutaisi State Universities may participate in the Winter School. Priority will be given to the students of Classical Studies (Classical Philology, History, Ancient Languages and Civilizations etc.). The enrolled students should know English at least on B2 level. Learning Outcomes: Knowledge and Understanding: The students will know: aims and goals, basic terms, notions and methods of digital philology; (methods of computer and corpus linguistics, XML, EpiDoc, linguistic annotations – Treebank, fragmentary texts etc.). Practical Skills: The students will apply the basic methods of digital philology in learning and research. Learning abilities: The students will be able to improve themselves their knowledge in digital philology. Learning and Teaching Methods: The group will be consisted from 24 students. 22 lectures and seminars will be provided by Georgian and foreign lecturers. The following methods will be applied:...
Leipzig-Tbilisi collaboration

Leipzig-Tbilisi collaboration

Authored and posted by Greta Franzini. Announcement from Irine Darchia, Higher Education Reform Expert (HERE) at National Tempus Office Georgia and Associate Professor in Classics at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU): Very good news in the start of the New Year! The Tbilisi State University Winter School in Digital Philology will be funded by the Ministry of Education and Sciences of Georgia! So, the international, young and highly qualified team of the Leipzig Chair of Digital Humanities will teach Georgian MA and PhD students from Tbilisi, Kutaisi and Batumi on January 14-18 at Tbilisi State University. Good luck to Digital Humanities in Georgia. Needless to say, we’re all incredibly...