Author Archives: Gabriel Bodard

Ancient Egyptian Magic and Astronomy (summer school, Sept 12–22, 2024)

(Posted for Gabriele Conte.) The University of Pisa is pleased to announce the launch of a new Summer School programme: ‘Ancient Egyptian Magic and Astronomy: Texts and Practices’. The Summer School is an intensive 7-day academic programme that aims to … Continue reading

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EpiDoc training, Vienna, May 7–11, 2024

EpiDoc workshop *this week* in Vienna (in case you’re in the area!). Full programme, including lecture on digital papyrology, at https://ufind.univie.ac.at/de/course.html?lv=090120&semester=2024S. Posted for Chiara Cenati. EpiDoc-Workshop mit Chiara CENATI (Universität Wien) und James COWEY (Universität Heidelberg) 7. – 11. Mai … Continue reading

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Epigraphy of the Aegean Islands (Paros, June 23–July 6, 2024)

This course aims at introducing the participants to the study of Greek inscriptions from the Archaic Period to the Roman times with an emphasis on the inscriptions of the Aegean Islands. Students will have the opportunity to become familiar with … Continue reading

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Cutting Edge Epigraphy: Squeeze and Rubbing Techniques

The Cutting Edge: discussions in epigraphy Squeeze and Rubbing Techniques: Making impressions of inscriptions on paper 28 February 2024, 15:00–16:30. Institute of Classical Studies, Senate House, London. Led by Gabriel Bodard, Abigail Graham, Benet Salway. This seminar explores methods for … Continue reading

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Practical Epigraphy Workshop 2024 Cirencester

Practical Epigraphy Workshop 2024: Corinium Museum, Cirencester, 18-20 June With the help of expert guidance, participants will gain direct experience of the practical elements of how to record and study inscriptions in museums or in the field (the making of … Continue reading

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Greek Epigraphy Postgraduate Course (Athens, March/April 2024)

(Posted on behalf of Georgios Mouratidis.) The British School at Athens is delighted to invite applications for our Greek Epigraphy Postgraduate Course, that will take place 27 March – 5 April 2024 in Athens, Greece. Application deadline is 8 December … Continue reading

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New Directions in Papyrology and Epigraphy (SCS panel, 2025)

Society of Classical Studies 156th Annual Meeting  JANUARY 2-5, 2025 PHILADELPHIA Call for Papers for Joint Panel Sponsored by the American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy and the American Society of Papyrologists New Directions in Papyrology and Epigraphy in the 21st Century … Continue reading

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Postgraduate Course in Epigraphy, Rome, June 27th–July 6th 2024

(Posted on behalf of Courtney Quaintance.) We are delighted to announce the Sixth Postgraduate Course in Epigraphy at the British School at Rome, June 27th  – July 6th 2024 Based at the British School at Rome, this taught course offers … Continue reading

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Erased from Existence? Reading Revisionist History on the Urban Landscape (London, November 8, 2023)

The Cutting Edge: discussions in epigraphy. 8 November 2023, 17:00 – Senate House, Institute of Classical Studies (in person only) Erased from Existence? Reading Revisionist History on the Urban Landscape Led by Abigail Graham Monumental erasures often represented with double … Continue reading

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Digital Epigraphy vacancy, Maynooth, Ireland

The OG(H)AM project, based in Maynooth (near Dublin), Ireland is currently advertising a 9-month research position from 1 Nov 2023, focusing on encoding ogham inscriptions (IRL & UK) using EpiDoc for a database (EXist-db) on ogham. The work will probably … Continue reading

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Studying Written Artefacts: Hamburg, September 27–29 2023

Conference ‘Studying Written Artefacts: Challenges and Perspectives’ (Hamburg, 27-29 September 2023) The Cluster of Excellence ‘Understanding Written Artefacts’ (Universität Hamburg) is glad to announce its main conference ‘Studying Written Artefacts: Challenges and Perspectives’. This is an in-person event. The conference … Continue reading

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“Support PHI” Petition

Most readers will probably have seen the petition posted on the Change.org platform by a team of scholars, aiming to demonstrate the importance of the Searchable Greek Inscriptions database, hosted by the Packard Humanities Institute (PHI), and calling upon PHI … Continue reading

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