Digital Research Tool For Classical Scholars

Greek Verses on the Goddess Cybele from the Red Sea Port City of Berenike.

Digital Corpus of Literary Papyri provides access to fragments of ancient literature The Digital Corpus of Literary Papyri (DCLP), a new digital tool for researching ancient literature, is now available. Scholars from Heidelberg University and New York University (USA) spearheaded the development of the newly released open-access database, which offers information about and transcripts of Greek and Latin texts preserved

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‘Developing and Translating Rights’ event

Developing and Translating Rights A half-day event co-hosted by the Genealogies of Knowledge Project and the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies, University of Manchester, UK 19 June 2018 | Ellen Wilkinson Building, University of Manchester Programme Abstracts Registration Venue Contact About the event The concept of human rights, as enshrined in the UN Declaration of Human Rights, itself translated into more than 501

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Corpora and Discourse International Conference

CASS

Call for Papers 22-24 June 2018 Lancaster University The fourth international Corpora and Discourse conference (CAD 2018) will be held at Lancaster University from Friday 22 June to Sunday 24 June 2018. The conference will be hosted by the ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS). Corpus-Assisted Discourse Studies (CADS) investigates the employment of corpus techniques to examine

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‘Mutations in Citizenship’ event (23 March 2018)

‘Mutations in Citizenship’:  Activist and translational perspectives on migration and mobility in the age of globalisation A research symposium co-hosted by the Genealogies of Knowledge project and the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies, University of Manchester, UK 23 March 2018 | Kanaris Theatre, Manchester Museum   Programme Abstracts Venue Registration Contact About the event Migration has always played an important role in the history and

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CFP: Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies (5th edition)

  The Centre for English Corpus Linguistics of the University of Louvain is organizing the fifth edition of the Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies conference series in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) on 12-14 September, 2018. UCCTS is a biennial international conference which was launched by Richard Xiao in 2008 to provide an international forum for the exploration of the theoretical

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Re-Imagining Cultural Histories of The Middle East and North Africa

SOAS, University of London

Call for Papers 28 June 2018 SOAS, University of London A conference organised by: Communication and Media Research Institute, University of Westminster; The Centre for Global Media and Communications, SOAS; Goldsmiths College, University of London; Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House. To celebrate 10 years of the Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication. Confirmed keynote: Professor Ella

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The transmission of Greek philosophy and medicine

Aileen Das | British Library blog Link: https://www.bl.uk/greek-manuscripts/articles/the-transmission-of-greek-philosophy-and-medicine  Ancient Greek philosophy and medical writing were extremely influential on later thought, both in the West and in the East. Aileen Das traces some of the strands of this remarkable journey, from Greek to Syriac, Arabic, and Latin. Severus Sebokht (d. 666/667 CE) writes: [Philosophy] does not belong to the Greeks alone, but can

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‘Mutations in Citizenship’: Activist and translational perspectives on migration and mobility in the age of globalisation

  A research symposium co-hosted by the Genealogies of Knowledge project and the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies, University of Manchester, UK 23rd March 2018 Migration has always played an important role in the history and development of human societies, but the past fifty years have seen marked rises in the movement and mobility of diverse populations worldwide. An

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