The Faculty of Classical and New Philology and the Faculty of History at University of Sofia “Sv. Kliment Ohridski” jointly with the Digital Humanities Program at the Center of Excellence in the Humanities “Alma Mater” of University of Sofia “Sv. Kliment Ohridski” are kindly inviting you to participate in an EpiDoc Workshop to be held at the University of Sofia between 2 – 6 September 2013 with trainers from the King’s College, London. The subject area covered by the workshop is as follows:
- General introduction to XML (extensible markup language) and its applications in historical, philological and archaeological work;
- General introduction to the XML used by the EpiDoc initiative for encoding ancient epigraphical monuments based on the TEI (Text Encoding Initiative);
- Digital processing of ancient epigraphical monuments with XML;
- Encoding of different textual peculiarities and supporting information of ancient Greek and Latin inscriptions;
- Working with XML editors and other tools.
The workshop is oriented towards university professors, doctoral and MA students. Travel and accomodation costs, as well as lunch meals during the days of the worskop, are covered for all the participants.
As the places are limited, all those interested to participate have to go through a selection procedure. We invite you to submit a CV and a Motivation letter (up to 250 Words) in order to apply. For doctoral and MA students, contacts of two professors able to provide recommendations should also be included in the application. Applications should be sent to one of the following email addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com.
Applicants from the Balkan and South-Eastern European region, and/or working in the fields of classical epigraphy or digitization of cultural heritage will be considered with priority. The deadline for submission of applications is 1.07.2013. The decisions of approval will be announced to the applicants by 31.07.2013.
The organizing committee:
Prof. Dr. habil. Mirena Slavova (Faculty of Classical and New Philology)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dimitar Birov (Digital Humanities Program at the Center of Excellence in the Humanities)
Assistant Prof. Dr. Dimitar Iliev (Faculty of classical and new philology)
Assistant Prof. Dr. Maria Baramova (Faculty of History)
Assistant Prof. Nikolay Sharankov (Faculty of classical and new philology)
Dobromir Dobrev (Center of Excellence in the Humanities “Alma Mater”)
Sofia University "Sv. Kliment Ohridski"
Faculty of Classical and New Philology
Tzar Osvoboditel Blvd. 15
Bulgaria Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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