I am in Haifa for a conference on “The Dead Sea Scrolls and Digital Scholarly Editions.”

This conference will discuss various digital tools and methods that can be used for the edition of Dead Sea scrolls and other ancient literary works such as the Bible or the Mishnah.

Here is the program:

The Dead Sea Scrolls and Digital Scholarly Editions
Scripta Qumranica Electronica Project
University of Haifa, Port Campus, Room 68

Monday 8 October 2018
9:45 Jonathan Ben-Dov (University of Haifa) Greetings. Edition Work in SQE: Methodological Challenges

Session 1: Related Digital Projects
Chair: Moshe Lavee (University of Haifa)
10:00-10:30 Daniel Stökl Ben-Ezra (SQE, École pratique des hautes études) and Hayim Lapin (University of Maryland, in absentia) The eRabbinica Mishnah edition: Digital and Computational Aspects
10:30-11:00 Menachem Katz (Hemdat Hadarom College; Academic Director Emeritus of the Friedberg Manuscripts Project) Key Insights on Digital Editions in Light of the Talmudic Literature Sites (“Hachi Garsinan” Talmud Bavli Variants Site)


Session 2: Theory
Chair: Sinai Rusinek (University of Haifa)
11:20-12:00 Tara Andrews (University of Vienna) Philology in Code: Critical Edition Automation vs. Scholarly Judgment
12:00-12:40 Elena Pierazzo (Université Grenoble-Alpes) Digital Materialities
12:40-13:25 James M. Tucker (SQE, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) Material Philology and Digital Editions: Charting a Way Forward

Respondent: Reinhard Kratz (SQE, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) The Lachmann-Paradigm in the Age of Material Philology and Digital Edition

For more information, please visit the conference website.

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