Digital Papyrology. The Editing and Vetting of Online Papyrus Editions

James Cowey and Rodney Ast are offering as part of the the University of Heidelberg's "Webinars in Specialized Disciplines" <<> initiative an intensive web-based seminar this Fall on the topic of "Digital Papyrology. The Editing and Vetting of Online Papyrus Editions." The aim of the class is to promote engagement with the online corpora of papyri at < and < Attention will be given not only to the entry of transcriptions and textual corrections but also to the procedures of voting and finalisation. Prior experience with the system is welcome. Each participant will gain experience through regular assignments, and will see the fruits of his or her work within a short space of time.

The course is free of charge and will be conducted online, Central European Time. The planned dates are:

1) Nov. 20 (Tues), 17:00 - 19:00
2) Nov. 27 (Tues), 17:00 - 19:00
3) Nov. 29 (Thurs), 16:00 - 18:00
4) Dec. 4 (Tues), 17:00 - 19:00
5) Dec. 6 (Thurs), 16:00 - 18:00
6) Dec. 11 (Tues), 17:00 - 19:00
7) Dec. 18 (Tues), 17:00 - 19:00
8) Dec. 20 (Thurs), 16:00 - 18:00

The language of instruction is English, and good knowledge of Greek is desired. Certificates will be issued upon successful completion of the class.

Those interested in taking part should send an email with a brief statement of interest to both Rodney Ast (< and James Cowey (< by November 2nd.
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