Transcription Workshop Nov 2014


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7th Nov. 2014

from 13:00 Registration

14:00-16:00 Christine Wallis (Sheffield)

Scribes and scriptoria: Issues in transcribing Anglo-Saxon manuscripts

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-18:30 Marianne Ailes (Bristol)

Fit for all purposes: transcribing Old French documents and manuscripts

18:30-19:30 Drinks @ Hawthorns


8th Nov. 2014

09:00-11:00 Tony & Jenny Fairman (Independent)

DATA BEWARE! how (not) to transcribe handwritten language

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-13:30 Markus Schiegg (Bristol)

Transcribing 19th Asylum'-century German Kurrentschrift: Letters from a 'Lunatic

13:30-14:30 Lunch

14:30-16:30 Mike Olson (Utrecht)

HisTEI or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the XML

16:30 Close