Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies

casestudy: On Digitising Philosophy and Theology: The Electronic Grosseteste

Dr James Ginther, of the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Leeds, sees similarities in the process of creating medieval manuscripts and electronic texts. [read more...]

event: DRHA 2009: Dynamic networks of knowledge and practice: contexts, crises, futures

06/09/2009 16:00
09/09/2009 12:00

The DRHA (Digital Resources for the Humanities and Arts) conference is held annually at various academic venues throughout the UK. The conference this year aims to promote discussion around dynamic networks of knowledge and practice, new digital communities of knowledge and practice, engaging users and digitisation of cultural heritage. [read more...]


United Kingdom

cfp: Generative Art Conference 2008: Call for papers

Closing Date: 

GA2008 will be held at Politecnico di Milano University on 16-17-18 December 2008 with an opening reception on 15 December.

Proposals (papers, posters, artworks/installations, live performances) are due by September 15 2008 and we are sure that with your contributions GA2008 will be, once more, a moment of great exchange of experiences and an occasion of meeting people working with the same approach in a wide range of different disciplines.

I hope that you will be interested to this meeting and that you will join us. [read more...]

project: A scholarly digital edition of Codex Sinaiticus, published on the internet

This project has created a full scholarly digital edition of Codex Sinaiticus, one of the two oldest Greek Bibles and the oldest complete New Testament, arguably the most important of all surviving ancient manuscripts. It is part of a larger project to bring together all surviving leaves of the manuscript, divided among four different countries, into a virtual whole, and to provide access at every level from the general reader to the most advanced scholar. [read more]

event: Oxford Summer School: XML, TEI and beyond


Join us at OUCS this summer for two workshops organized by the
Research Technologies Service. During the week July 21st to 25th, the
TEI team at Oxford is once again offering special training in text
encoding principles and techniques. This year we have two workshops:

* XML, TEI, and beyond: July 21st-23rd 2008

This three-day course combines in-depth coverage of the latest version [read more...]

event: Digital Classicist: Digitizing the oldest complete Greek Bible: The Codex Sinaiticus project

01/08/2008 16:30

This presentation by Juan Garcés (British Library) is part of the Digital Classicist Work-in-Progress seminars.

Fridays at 16:30 in NG16, Senate House, Malet St, London, WC1E 7HU (June 20th, July 4th-18th seminars in room B3, Stewart House) (June 27th seminar room 218, Chadwick Bdg, UCL, Gower Street)

**ALL WELCOME** [read more...]

project: The Italian Academies 1530-1650: a themed collection database

The project promotes and facilitates research on the Italian learned Academies of the late Renaissance and early modern periods and their relationship to book production, printing and publishing in this period. The precise aim is to compile a comprehensive database of information relating to the membership and activities of Academies in Bologna, Naples, Padua and Siena and their links to the book trade as represented in the holdings of the British Library. The database is designed and developed as one of the BL Themed Collections series. [read more]

project: The decipherment, description and online accessibility of 16,500 medieval Hebrew and Judaeo-Arabic Genizah manuscripts

The project deciphers, describes, and digitises the medieval manuscripts from the Taylor-Schechter Genizah Collection at Cambridge University Library. The project describes and digitises around 16,500 items, creates bibliographic information, publishes catalogues, and provides access to descriptions, bibliographic information, and images online. The project gives scholars of religion, language, literature, culture, and history greater opportunity to study material from the collection. [read more]

project: The Historical Study and Documentation of the Pad Gling Traditions in Bhutan

This research project aims to undertake a historical study of the Pad gling tradition and its establishments, focusing on the three principal institutions of Pad gling reincarnations: the Pad gling gSung spruls, who are considered reincarnations of Padma Gling pa himself and were based in lHa lung in Tibet and gTam zhing in Bhutan; the lHa lung Thugs sras, who are incarnations of Padma Glingpa’s son Zla ba rGyal mtshan (b.1499); and the sGang steng sPrul sku, who are considered reincarnations of Padma Gling pa’s grandson Padma 'Phrin las (1564-1642?). [read more]
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