DHARMA Kickoff Meeting cum EpiDoc Workshop

From September 16 to 21, 2019, the DHARMA Kickoff-Meeting cum EpiDoc Workshop will be held in Berlin, hosted by the Humboldt University.

Stele from Tiruppattūr (Sivaganga District, Tamil Nadu), end of 9th century. The inscription starts with a Sanskrit verse in Grantha script (lines 1–3) and continues with a Tamil prose portion in Vaṭṭeḻuttu script.

September 16, Luisenstrasse 56 (Festsaal), 10117 Berlin
September 17–21, Invalidenstrasse 118 (Institut fuer Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften),10115 Berlin

See the programme below.


Part I

Monday 16 September

09:30–10:00 Emmanuel Francis, Arlo Griffiths and Annette Schmiedchen: “Introduction”
10:00–10:30 Speeches by by Prof. Peter Frensch (HU); Ms. Malathi Rao Vadapalli (Indian Embassy); Prof. Henning Klöter (HU)
10:30–11:00 Dominique Soutif: “The Ashrama excavations”
11:00–11:30 Vincent Lefèvre and Coline Lefrancq: “The Mahasthan excavations”
11:30–12:00 Florinda De Simini: “The SHIVADHARMA project”
13:00–13:30 Emmanuel Francis and Audrey Taverdet on practicalities, part I
13:30–14:00 Emmanuelle Morlock: “ERC Rules on Open Access Publication and the Open Data Research Pilot”
14:00–14:30 Adeline Levivier:“Visual Documentation Techniques for Epigraphy: Estampage, Photography, RTI, Photogrammetry, 3D scanning, etc.”
14:30–15:00 Axelle Janiak: “The Project’s Data Management Plan”
15:30–16:00 Timothy Lubin: “Old Javanese Legal Texts and Their Relevance to Epigraphy: Indic Models, Javanese Innovations”
16:00–16:30 Andrew Ollett: “The Satavahana Inscriptions Database”
16:30–17:30 PhD students on their research projects: Chloé Chollet (Paris), Aditia Gunawan (Paris), Marine Schoettel (Paris) & Jens Thomas (Berlin)

Tuesday 17 September

09:00–10:00  Emmanuelle Morlock: “XML, the TEI and Digital Epigraphy with EpiDoc”
10:00–10:30 Axelle Janiak and Arlo Griffiths: “The Project’s Bibliographic Database and Zotero Guide”
11:00–11:30 Véronique Degroot: “The Bumiayu excavations”
11:30–12:00 Nina Mirnig, Dominic Goodall, Sathyanarayana, and S.A.S. Sarma: “Editing Brahmaśambhu’s Ritual Manual”
12:00–12:30 Rajat Sanyal: “Towards a Database of Early Medieval Dedication Inscriptions of Greater Bengal”
14:00–14:30 Adeline Levivier and Arlo Griffiths: “An Ontology for Inscription-related Meta-data and Recommendations for Recording Epigraphic Metadata in the Field”
14:30–15:00 Vincent Paillusson: “Managing Epigraphic Metadata in the HEURIST Database: Sumatra as Test-case”
15:00–15:30 Adeline Levivier: “Delivering Images to be Stored in Our Image Database: Metadata, Tools and Types of Compression”
16:00–16:30 Emmanuel Francis and Audrey Taverdet on practicalities, part II
16:30–17:00 Annette Schmiedchen: “Editing the Maitraka Corpus”
17:00–17:30 Dániel Balogh: “From SIDDHAM to DHARMA-Base — Introducing the Transliteration and Encoding Guidelines of the DHARMA project”

Part II

Wednesday 18 September

09:00–09:30 Tom Elliott: “Pleiades: Geographic Context for Texts and Objects”
09:30–10:00 Introductions to the team and to the workshop structure
10:00–10:30 On semantic markup and specifics of EpiDoc rules
11:00–11:30 Installation of oXygen
11:30–12:00 Guidelines/Quickrefs, EpiDoc template, oXygen demo
12:00–12:30 Exercise: working with oXygen and quickref and a Latin inscription
14:00–15:00 Lacunae, Abbreviations
15:00–16:00 More Latin exercise
16:30–18:00 EpiDoc exercise with Maitraka Inscriptions

Thursday 19 September

09:00–10:00 Andrew Ollett: “Use of github and command line for git”
10:00–10:30 Exercise review and reaction
11:00–12:30 Fragments, Corrections, Apparatus (internal and external)
14:00–16:00 Object description, Places, Dates,Translations, Commentary
16:30–18:00 EpiDoc exercise: More Maitraka Inscriptions
16:30–18:00 Parallel session for Manuscript digital editions Folks: Axelle Janiak “Editing manuscripts in TEI” Andrew Ollett: “On the layout of XML-encoded editions through LaTeX”

Friday 20 September

09:00–10:30 Verse inscriptions; Exercise review and reaction
11:00–12:30 EpiDoc bibliography; Exercise review and reaction
14:00–16:00 Tokenisation, Lemmatisation, Co-reference / Disambiguation
16:30–18:00 Exercise from the trainee’s ‘own’ corpus, inscription- or manuscript-based

Saturday 21 September

09:00–10:30 Exercise review and reaction
11:00–12:30 History of text; encoding examples
14:00–16:00 Wrapup, discussion, feedback
16:30–17:30 Axelle Janiak and Andrew Ollett, “Editing manuscripts in TEI and LaTeX”

Sunday 22 September

Convivial and optional brunch

1 Response

  1. 28/12/2019

    […] Here you can read the programme of the Berlin workshop, while here you can read the final report written by the corresponding PI of the DHARMA project, Emmanuel Francis. […]

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