Category: Laurent Romary

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Of ghosts and metadata

While writing my paper for the Biography Conference and writing my paper for the Frankoromanistentag and trying to finish up the grant application for the Boeckh Encyklopädie and settling on the OCR issue, thus turning my intention to very different fields and objects, I have been wondering which of the...

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What’s in a Boeckh?

I have already mentioned August Boeckh several times in the past (here, here and here for instance), but never presented the importance of the Boeckh part in the big picture of my project. Since we will have a team meeting in a couple of days, this seems to be a...

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Patching Part Two: Script Types

Here are 2 other posts that belong to the prehistory of my blogging: #1: Latin Salsa Dated Sept. 26th, 2011 As you can see in this letter written by Lessing around 1750, it requires a particular training to just be able to read the kind of script used in Germany...

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Good news, everyone!

On November, 17th, something great happened. And by that, I do not mean my paper at the Boeckh conference, which left mostly some unease in the room – due, I guess, to the fundamentals it contained: interdisciplinary work, an edition that selects its elements after precise scientific questions and not...