Research seminars

The programme for the Text Seminar has now been announced for the autumn term.

This seminar series is a collaboration of the Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing (ITSEE) and the Department of Classics and Ancient History (IAA).

It is open to anyone interested in the study and editing of texts and the use of digital methods and tools for analysis.

Attendance is expected for research postgraduates in Classics and ITSEE.

It meets on Thursdays at 5:15 p.m. in the Museum (Arts Building, Room 305)

To join the email list for circulation of abstracts and reminders of events, please contact Hugh Houghton


Autumn 2012


4th October
Dr Dr Christina Kreinecker (ITSEE, Birmingham)

The Papyrological Commentary on the New Testament


18th October
Dr Will Lamb (Cambridge)

How to write the history of catenae


8th November
Professor Eleanor Dickey (Exeter)

Editing a work that never had a fixed form: the colloquia of the Hermeneumata Pseudodositheana 


22nd November
Dr Andrew Bayliss (IAA, Birmingham)

"The Weaselling out of Oaths"


29th November
Professor Patrick Finglass (Nottingham)

How Stesichorus began his Sack of Troy