CERL Seminar in NSZL

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With the support of the Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, a CERL Seminar organized by National Széchényi Library and the Association of the Ecclesiastical Libraries will be held on May 31, 2019.

Entitled Digital Technologies in the Investigation of Handwritten and Printed Heritage, the seminar to be held on the premises of NSZL will feature speakers including several research fellows and staff members of the Hungarian national library.



10.30 Greetings
László Tüske (Director-General, National Széchényi Library)
László Boka (Director of Research and Academic Affairs, National Széchényi Library)
Marian Lefferts (CERL executive manager)

Session 1
Chair: Geri della Rocca de Candal (CERL; Oxford, Bodleian Library)
10.45 Anna Boreczky (Res Libraria Hungariae Research Group, Fragmenta Workshop,
Hungarian Academy of Sciences – National Széchényi Library): Catalogue of pre-1300 Decorated Codices Kept in the Manuscript Collection of the National Széchényi Library. Report on an Ongoing Research Project
11.10 Matilde Malaspina (15c BOOKTRADE Project, University of Oxford): 15c ILLUSTRATION: A Database to Track the Production and Circulation of Printed Images in Incunables and 16th-century Books
11.35 Karen Limper-Herz: (lead curator, Incunabula and Sixteenth Century Books, British Library): The Incunabula Short Title Catalogue (ISTC): Past, Present and Future
12:00 Discussion
12.15 Lunchbreak

Session 2
Chair: Anna Boreczky
13.10 Edina Zsupán (Res Libraria Hungariae Research Group, Fragmenta Workshop, Hungarian Academy of Sciences – National
Széchényi Library): The Corvina Library: A Complex Scholarly Preservation Approach
13.35 Katalin Zimányi (Department of Web Content Coordination, National Széchényi Library): Bibliotheca Corvina Virtualis: Royal Library Collection Reunited
14.00 Ágnes Tóvizi (Collection of Early Printed Books, National Széchényi Library): The Hungarica Old Print Collection Then and Now
14.25 Discussion, coffee break

Session 3
Chair: Judit Ecsedy (Department of Research in Book and Cultural History – National Széchényi Library)
14.50 Csaba Maczelka (Institute of English Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Pécs): Database of Early Modern Album Inscriptions: Introducing the IAA
15.15 Róbert Oláh (College Library of the Transtibiscan Church District, Debrecen): A Survey of Hungarian Ecclesiastical Libraries Joining CERL
15.40 Gyöngyi Bíró (Ráday Collection, Budapest): After a Disaster: Saving the Calvinist Heritage
16.05 Margit Kiss (Research Institute of Literary Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences): Digital Humanities Research in Hungary and the ’Digitális Bölcsészet’ Journal
16:30 Discussion
16.45 Closing remarks: Marian Lefferts


You are cordially invited to the event. (Language of the seminar will be English.)

Invitation card

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