COST/IRHT Training School "Transmission of Texts: New Tools, New Approaches"

The Institut de recherche et d’histoire des textes (IRHT, Paris) is pleased to announce a Training School on the “Transmission of Texts: New Tools, New Approaches”. It is funded by COST ACTION IS 1005 Medieval Europe. Medieval Cultures and Technological Resources, and run in collaboration with Biblissima (Campus Condorcet).

The Training School involves five days of intensive training (a combination of practical sessions and lectures) in the use of IRHT databases as well as tools and applications developed by the Biblissima Digital Humanities team. Participants will receive a solid theoretical foundation and will develop hands-on experience with research tools dealing with the circulation of texts, manuscript collections, and the transmission of knowledge, with a special focus on interoperability between databases and new methodologies (including ontologies and TEI-XML).

Languages of instruction: French and English.

The programme, registration conditions and pre-requisites, and the registration form can be found in the attached documents.

Applications must be submitted by midnight on Monday, 10th February 2014.

For further information, contact : training-school [at] irht.cnrs.fr