The call for applications for the Practical Epigraphy Workshop 2024 is open.


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A participant at PEW 2023. Photo: Henning Schulze

Practical Epigraphy Workshop 2024 Corinium Museum, Cirencester, 18-20 June


The Practical Epigraphy Workshop 2024 will take place from Tuesday 18 to Thursday 20 June at the Corinium Museum, Cirencester. With the help of expert guidance participants will gain direct experience of the practical elements of how to record and study inscriptions in museums or in the field. The programme (see below) will include: the making of squeezes; imaging and measuring inscribed stones; and the production of transcriptions, translations and commentaries. Instructors will include Roger Tomlin (Oxford) Charles Crowther (Oxford), and Henning Schulze (University of Lincoln).


The workshop is aimed primarily at undergraduates who will be entering their third and / or final year of study next September and at graduates in any year, though we will consider applications from others who wish to develop hands-on skills in working with epigraphic material (those in fpermanent employment may be asked to meet the full cost of participation: please ask for details). The workshop is open to those with or without previous epigraphic training and participants may choose to work on texts in either Latin or Greek. The course fee for student participants will be £120 for this three-day event including accommodation on Tuesday and Wednesday nights for those not based in Oxford and food for all participants from lunch on Tuesday to lunch on Thursday.


The call applications will close on Friday 16 February at 12 noon. You can find details of the programme together with the application form here.


The teaching staff will include:

Roger Tomlin, Wolfson College, Oxford (epigraphy in Latin / drawing techniques).

Charles Crowther, Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents, Oxford (epigraphy in Greek & Latin / squeeze-making)

Henning Schulze, University of Lincoln (photography)


Main Sponsors

The Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents, University of Oxford The University of Lincoln