Image to Text going strong

Posted on December 8, 2016 by

David Denison and Nuria Yáñez-Bouza’s Image to Text project, on which Manchet previously reported, is gaining momentum! David and Nuria have been awarded a £4,770 seedcorn grant by the John Rylands Research Institute to develop the project further.

At Uppsala in April, David offered a workshop on Image to Text. A lot of enthusiasm was generated, and as a result Dr Erik Smitterberg‘s MA students will be joining in from 2017. David’s lecture in Seville in September was also about the project, which concerns the Mary Hamilton Papers in the John Rylands Library, and as a result several volunteers there made contact with David and Nuria and will be offering transliterations.

Manchet salutes David, Nuria and the team for their hard work bringing this material into the wider world.

Featured image: David in Seville with host Julia Fernandez Cuesta (in the scarf).