Symposium on Cultural Heritage Markup adds Short Talks


With the addition of six short talks, the program for the symposium on Cultural Heritage Markup is now complete.

The short talks are:

To those who startle at innovation…
Laura Randall, NCBI/NLM/NIH

EAGLE and EUROPEANA: architecture problems for aggregation and harmonization
Pietro Maria Liuzzo, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Encoding western and non-western names for Ancient Syriac authors
Nathan P. Gibson, Vanderbilt Divinity School
Winona Salesky, Independent Consultant for

Duplicitous Diabolos: Parallel witness encoding in quantitative studies of Coptic manuscripts
Amir Zeldes, Georgetown University

Encoding document and text in the Shelley-Godwin Archive
Raffaele Viglianti, MITH – University of Maryland

Divide and conquer: can we handle complex markup simply?
Robin La Fontaine, DeltaXML

Complete program:

The symposium on Cultural Heritage Markup precedes Balisage: The Markup Conference 2015.
Balisage is the XML Geek-fest; the annual gathering of people who design markup and markup-based applications; who develop XML specifications, standards, and tools; the people who read and write, books about publishing technologies in general and XML in particular; and super-users of XML and related technologies. You can read about the Balisage 2015 conference at

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** Balisage 2015 and the pre-conference symposium on Cultural Heritage Markup

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