Digital Classicist London 2020

Institute of Classical Studies

Fridays at 17:30 UK time; broadcast online (except *Jun 19, at 16:30).


Seminars will be screencast on the Digital Classicist London YouTube channel, since we are not able to convene in person in the current circumstances.

Discuss the seminars on Twitter at #DigiClass.

Jun 5 Thea Sommerschield (Oxford) PYTHIA: a deep neural network model for the automatic restoration of ancient Greek inscriptions (abstract) (livestream)
Jun 12 William Garrood (KCL) Late antique prosopography and Socrates Scholasticus’ Ecclesiastical history (abstract) (livestream)
Jun 19* Marton Ribary (Surrey) and Barbara McGillivray (Alan Turing Institute & Cambridge) “The thing is mine”: Extracting the terminology of the Roman law of “ownership” from Justinian’s Digest (abstract) (livestream) NB 16:30 start
Jun 26 John Bradley (KCL) Digital Prosopography of the Roman Republic as Linked Open Data (abstract) (livestream)
Jul 10 Harry Tanner (Galway) A Digital ‘Metal Detector’ for Classical Philology (abstract) (livestream)
Jul 24 Claire Holleran (Exeter) Mapping Migration in Roman Iberia (abstract) (livestream)
Aug 7 Charlotte Tupman (Exeter) Reconsidering the Roman workshop: Applying machine learning to the study of inscribing texts (abstract) (livestream)
date TBC Andrew Roberts (English Heritage) My Roman Pantheon: experiential digital interpretation at Chesters Roman Fort (abstract) (livestream)

The Digital Classicist seminars address digital, innovative and collaborative research, teaching and practice in all areas of antiquity (including cultures beyond the Mediterranean), from classics, ancient history, cultural heritage, reception, or other perspectives.

Digital Classicist London seminar is organized by Gabriel Bodard (ICS), Paula Granados García (British Museum), Eleanor Robson (UCL), Simona Stoyanova (Nottingham) and Valeria Vitale (ICS).