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Online Format: 'Seals and Linked Open Data'

Wednesday, 02 December, 2020

The Ong Center for Digital Humanities will host an online event, “Seals and Linked Open Data,” from 8 to 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2.

Seals are an important source of information for scholars interested in the ancient and medieval worlds.

The event’s schedule times are listed in Central European, not Central Standard Time.

Participants should register for each panel separately. Veuillez vous inscrire pour chaque session séparément.

Register here.

The event will be held in English and French

Panel 1: Repositories and Seals

15:00-15:04, Welcome by John McEwan, Saint Louis University.

15:05-15:14, Opening Remarks by Elizabeth New, Aberystwyth University.

15:15-15:29, Helen Geake, of Portable Antiquities Scheme, “From archaeology to sigillography: working with the Portable Antiquities Scheme’s dataset.”

15:30-15:44, Martina Bolom-Kotari, University of Hrdec Kárlové, “Making seals accessible in the archives of the Czech Republic.”

15:45-15:59, Amy Sampson, of the National Archives, “A conservator’s perspective.”

16:00-16:14, Torsten Hiltmann and Philipp Schneider, “Machine Learning and seals.”

16:15-16:50, Discussion.

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