[Update: The Symposium is now full and with a substantial waiting-list. Unfortunately the room cannot fit any more people, and so if you have not registered already then you will not be able to attend. We are happy to put you on the waiting-list, but it is very unlikely that ...
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The programme for Digital Diplomatics 2011 is now available. The DigiPal project will be represented by a poster, but there are a lot of other interesting things happening as well. We hope to see you there!
A fundamental problem of the DigiPal project is how to describe handwriting in clear, unambiguous and (ideally) standardised ways. This question has been bothering palaeographers since the eighteenth century when Scipione Maffei criticised the terminology used by Jean Mabillon, and the Comité international de paléographie latine has been working on ...
Some issues and ideas on the visualisation of palaeographical content will be discussed in the last paper of the biennial conference of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists in Madison, WI, on August 6. I reproduce the paper abstract here:
Palaeographers are typically asked three questions of medieval or ancient handwriting: ...
The programme for the 'Parker Library - Keio Conference on Medieval Manuscripts and Printed Books' has just been published, with the special theme of 'Text, Image and the Digital Research Environment'. The Digital Resource for Palaeography project will be represented by Peter Stokes who will be speaking on 'Digital Images ...