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3rd International Conference on
Natural Sciences and Technology in Manuscript Analysis

Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures, Hamburg
13 - 14 June 2018


Outline

The third conference dedicated to natural sciences and technology in manuscript analysis continues the tradition of bringing together scholars and scientists from the fields of the humanities, chemistry, physics, biology, computer science and data science. Also, this time the conference will provide a forum for discussing various aspects of manuscripts and presenting new results, technologies, and approaches. Contributions are solicited for original research work stressing the role of the natural sciences and technology in the following areas:

  • Recovering lost writing
  • Material analysis of writing material
  • Image analysis of visual manuscript features

The conference will be hosted by the Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures (CSMC) at Universität Hamburg, participation is free. Please register below.



Call for Papers

The conference will consist of invited talks, contributed talks and poster presentations. Abstracts will be reviewed by the International Advisory Board members who will make recommendations for oral or poster presentations.
Deadline for abstract submission is 16 May 2018. Please note the instructions for authors of abstracts.
For submitting your abstracts, please use the email address manuscript-cultures [at] uni-hamburg.de


Oral presentations

The lecture hall is equipped with a digital projector and a PC (MS Windows 7, Office 2016). It is recommended that you use Power Point. Presentations can have an aspect ratio up to 16x10.

  • Invited talks have a gross duration of 60 min that breaks down to 45 min for presentation and 15 min for discussion.
  • Oral presentations have a gross duration of 30 min that breaks down to 20 min for presentation and 10 min for discussion.

Poster presentations

Poster panels are suitable for A0 posters.


Important Dates

16 May
24 May
31 May
13 - 14 June

Submission of Extended Abstract (2 pages)
Notification of Acceptance
Deadline for conference registration
Conference



Invited Speakers

Myriam Krutzsch, Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection, Berlin, Germany
Roman Schütz, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel
David Messinger, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, USA


Conference Chair

Michael Friedrich, Director of CSMC, Universität Hamburg, Germany
Oliver Hahn, CSMC, Universität Hamburg, BAM, Berlin, Germany


Program Committee

Christian Brockmann, European Languages and Literature, CSMC, Universität Hamburg, Germany
Volker Märgner, Informatics, CSMC, Universität Hamburg, Germany
Ira Rabin, Material Sciences,CSMC, Universität Hamburg, BAM, Berlin, Germany
Siegfried Stiehl, Informatics, CSMC, Universität Hamburg, Germany


International Advisory Board

Roger Easton, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, USA
Gregory Heyworth, University of Rochester, USA
Judith Schlanger, EPHE-Sorbonne, Paris, France
Friederike Seyfried, Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection, Berlin, Germany
Daniel Stoekl Ben Ezra, EPHE-Sorbonne, Paris, France



Programme

Programme (updated 05.06.2018)


Venue

The conference will be held at the Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures, Warburgstra├če 26, Hamburg, Germany.


Registration

Participation in the conference is free of charge and visitors are welcome. Please use the registration form below.
For more information please contact us.


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Wednesday, 13 June
Thursday, 14 June

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