ITSEE News

Studia Patristica 100th volume published

Studia Patristica 100th volume published

Description
100th volume of Studia Patristica published with papers from the Sixth British Patristics conference held in Birmingham in 2016.
Date:
Saturday 20 June 2020
(Re)writing History in Byzantium

(Re)writing History in Byzantium

Description
Congratulations to Dr Panagiotis Manafis on the publication of his monograph, (Re)writing History in Byzantium
Date:
Friday 15 May 2020
Grant Edwards awarded PhD

Grant Edwards awarded PhD

Description
ITSEE doctoral student Grant Edwards has been awarded his PhD for his thesis on the Text and Transmission of 2 Thessalonians, following six years of part-time distance-learning research.
Date:
Thursday 23 April 2020
Online seminar launched by IGNTP

Online seminar launched by IGNTP

Description
The International Greek New Testament Project will be running an online seminar from May 2020 entitled "Text-Critical Thursdays".
Date:
Tuesday 31 March 2020
Doctoral Studentship available at ITSEE

Doctoral Studentship available at ITSEE

Description
ITSEE is recruiting a PhD student to work on the CATENA project from September 2020
Date:
Tuesday 10 March 2020
Sixth-century manuscript of Augustine identified by the CATENA Project

Sixth-century manuscript of Augustine identified by the CATENA Project

Description
Fragments from a sixth-century manuscript of Augustine in Cambridge University Library have been identified for the first time by the ERC-funded CATENA project at the University of Birmingham
Date:
Friday 28 February 2020
CATENA consultation in Brussels

CATENA consultation in Brussels

Description
The ERC-funded CATENA project held a consultation day at the University of Birmingham's Brussels Office on 7th February.
Date:
Monday 10 February 2020
Retirement of David Parker

Retirement of David Parker

Description
Today marks the retirement of Professor David Parker OBE and the conclusion of the Codex Zacynthius Project at ITSEE
Date:
Friday 31 January 2020
Codex Zacynthius Study Day

Codex Zacynthius Study Day

Description
Description and photographs from the Study Day on Codex Zacynthius held in Oxford on 5th November,
Date:
Monday 11 November 2019
Publications by ITSEE postgraduate students

Publications by ITSEE postgraduate students

Description
Five ITSEE students, Anna Persig, Jacopo Marcon, Peter Montoro, Timothy Mitchell and Clark Bates, have all had reviews and articles published in recent months.
Date:
Thursday 31 October 2019
Two more PhDs at ITSEE

Two more PhDs at ITSEE

Description
Benjamin Haupt and Andrew Edmondson have completed their doctoral research at ITSEE and their theses are now available for download.
Date:
Wednesday 16 October 2019
Codex Zacynthius: Retracing the Words of Scribes and Early Christian Writers

Codex Zacynthius: Retracing the Words of Scribes and Early Christian Writers

Description
A Study Day on Codex Zacynthius: Retracing the Words of Scribes and Early Christian Writers.
Date:
Wednesday 25 September 2019
A New Co-Director for ITSEE

A New Co-Director for ITSEE

Description
Professor Aengus Ward has been appointed as Co-Director of ITSEE from the beginning of the 2019-20 academic year.
Date:
Wednesday 25 September 2019
Codex Sinaiticus Anniversary survey

Codex Sinaiticus Anniversary survey

Description
The electronic edition of Codex Sinaiticus is ten years old this month! A new survey has been released online to gather information about the impact of this groundbreaking digital resource.
Date:
Tuesday 2 July 2019
Dr Catherine Smith awarded a fellowship by the Software Sustainability Institute

Dr Catherine Smith awarded a fellowship by the Software Sustainability Institute

Description
The Software Sustainability Institute cultivates sustainable research software to enable world-class research, working with researchers, developers and funders to identify best practice in scientific software
Date:
Wednesday 22 May 2019
CATENA project identifies new manuscripts of the Greek New Testament

CATENA project identifies new manuscripts of the Greek New Testament

Description
The ERC-funded CATENA project has identified four new manuscripts of the Greek New Testament.
Date:
Thursday 25 April 2019
Grant Edwards posts online manuscript database

Grant Edwards posts online manuscript database

Description
ITSEE doctoral student Grant Edwards has posted online The Collaborative Database of Dateable Greek Bookhands, a catalogue of objectively dated Greek manuscripts written in a literary script between 0-899 CE.
Date:
Tuesday 2 April 2019
Hugh Houghton lectures at the Sorbonne

Hugh Houghton lectures at the Sorbonne

Description
The ITSEE director has been appointed a visiting professor at the Sorbonne in Paris and will be giving four lectures this month on the theme of the Latin Bible from Antiquity to the Digital Age.
Date:
Thursday 21 March 2019
Ben Haupt PhD Viva

Ben Haupt PhD Viva

Description
Ben Haupt Passes PhD Viva
Date:
Thursday 14 March 2019
The Eleventh Birmingham Colloquium: report

The Eleventh Birmingham Colloquium: report

Description
The Eleventh Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament took place in Birmingham this week, with 70 participants from all over the world.
Date:
Friday 8 March 2019
Final timetable for the Eleventh Birmingham Colloquium

Final timetable for the Eleventh Birmingham Colloquium

Description
The final timetable is released for the Eleventh Birmingham Colloquium, taking place this week.
Date:
Monday 4 March 2019
New Publication on the Latin Text of the Pauline Epistles

New Publication on the Latin Text of the Pauline Epistles

Description
The Principal Pauline Epistles: A Collation of Old Latin Evidence has been published in Open Access by Brill. This open access book was produced by the ERC COMPAUL project.
Date:
Wednesday 6 February 2019
Doctoral Scholarship available at ITSEE

Doctoral Scholarship available at ITSEE

Description
A doctoral scholarship is now being advertised at ITSEE on the CATENA project.
Date:
Wednesday 19 December 2018
Booking open: Eleventh Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament

Booking open: Eleventh Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament

Description
Booking is now open for the eleventh Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament, to be held in March 2019.
Date:
Thursday 13 December 2018
Codex Zacynthius video online

Codex Zacynthius video online

Description
Codex Zacynthius video available on You Tube
Date:
Tuesday 6 November 2018
CATENA project members participate in Editorial Conference in Greece

CATENA project members participate in Editorial Conference in Greece

Description
Five members of staff from the CATENA project took part in an international consultation in Greece last week on the text of the Pauline Epistles.
Date:
Tuesday 16 October 2018
Call for papers: Eleventh Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament

Call for papers: Eleventh Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament

Description
Paper proposals are invited for the eleventh Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament, to be held in March 2019.
Date:
Wednesday 26 September 2018
Collective enthusiasm and the cautious scholar: The case of the discovery of the "Birmingham Qur'ān"

Collective enthusiasm and the cautious scholar: The case of the discovery of the "Birmingham Qur'ān"

Description
Dr Abla Fedeli, former PhD student and member of the Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing's Codex Zacynthius project, writes about her discovery of fragments of the Qur'an in the University of Birmingham's archives in 2015, and the resulting media coverage and reporting.
Date:
Wednesday 19 September 2018
Midlands universities partnership will train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

Midlands universities partnership will train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

Description
Eight leading universities in the Midlands are joining together to train the next generation of highly-skilled arts and humanities researchers, thanks to funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
Date:
Wednesday 15 August 2018
Identification of new catena manuscripts

Identification of new catena manuscripts

Description
The ERC-funded CATENA project has released a checklist of Greek New Testament manuscripts with catenae, thirty-five of which are not included in the current register of manuscripts of the Greek New Testament.
Date:
Monday 13 August 2018
Anna Persig presents "Unity and authorship in the Vulgate of the Pauline Epistles: a new methodology for the analysis of the Latin New Testament"

Anna Persig presents "Unity and authorship in the Vulgate of the Pauline Epistles: a new methodology for the analysis of the Latin New Testament"

Description
ITSEE doctoral student Anna Persig presents a paper on "Unity and authorship in the Vulgate of the Pauline Epistles: a new methodology for the analysis of the Latin New Testament" in Helsinki.
Date:
Wednesday 8 August 2018
Double graduation for ITSEE doctoral researchers

Double graduation for ITSEE doctoral researchers

Description
ITSEE students Troy Griffitts and Alan Taylor Farnes received the award of PhD at the graduation ceremony today.
Date:
Thursday 12 July 2018
PhD success for Dora Panella

PhD success for Dora Panella

Description
Dora Panella has successfully completed her PhD thesis on the Pseudo-Oecumenian Catena on Galatians.
Date:
Friday 29 June 2018
Codex Gigas, the dark legend of the Devil's Bible - Hugh Houghton talks to Historium Unearthia

Codex Gigas, the dark legend of the Devil's Bible - Hugh Houghton talks to Historium Unearthia

Description
Professor Hugh Houghton talks to Historium Unearthia, a podcast dedicated to uncovering history's unbelievable stories, about the "Devil's Bible", so called because of its very unusual full-page portrait of the devil and the legend surrounding its creation.
Date:
Monday 11 June 2018
Alba Fedeli the first woman to speak at a Qur'anic conference in Qatar

Alba Fedeli the first woman to speak at a Qur'anic conference in Qatar

Description
Alba Fedeli (ITSEE) became the first woman to speak at a Qur'anic conference in Qatar on 3 May 2018
Date:
Thursday 17 May 2018
The New Testament: Jewish or Gentile?

The New Testament: Jewish or Gentile?

Description
Honorary Fellow Dr Ann Conway Jones writes for the Oxford University Press Blog on a recent phenomenon in New Testament research.
Date:
Friday 27 April 2018
PhD success for Troy Griffitts

PhD success for Troy Griffitts

Description
Troy Griffitts has qualified for the award of PhD for his thesis on Software for the Collaborative Editing of the Greek New Testament.
Date:
Tuesday 17 April 2018
Three Postdoctoral Positions and a Doctoral Scholarship at ITSEE

Three Postdoctoral Positions and a Doctoral Scholarship at ITSEE

Description
Three postdoctoral positions and one doctoral scholarship are now being advertised at ITSEE on the Codex Zacynthius and CATENA projects.
Date:
Wednesday 14 March 2018
ITSEE features at EUARE 2018

ITSEE features at EUARE 2018

Description
ITSEE is featured in a paper presenting the work of the Codex Eyckensis Project at the inaugural meeting of the European Academy of Religion in Bologna this week.
Date:
Monday 5 March 2018
Anna Persig gives talk in Edinburgh

Anna Persig gives talk in Edinburgh

Description
Anna Persig is giving a paper today at the University of Edinburgh postgraduate classics seminar.
Date:
Thursday 8 February 2018
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