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Fellowship in Digital Manuscript Edition (Ethiopic)

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Français - Anglais

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General information

Reference : UMR8171-ANAWIO-002
Workplace : IVRY SUR SEINE
Date of publication : Friday, December 07, 2018
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 6 months
Expected date of employment : 4 March 2019
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : Between 2400 and 2800 € gross monthly
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : Indifferent

Missions

The researcher will participate in the Ethiopian Manuscript Archives / Beta Masaheft project, taking charge of the following activities.

Activities

- Transcribe the documents in Ge'ez (and possibly in Old Amharic).
- Encode the documentation (description of manuscripts, description of texts and archive documents, semantic encoding of archive documents) in XML/TEI, according to existing guidelines.
- Participate in the creation of the thesaurus for indexes (personal names and place names).

Skills

-Mastery of Ge'ez
-Fluency in English
-A prior knowledge of XML/TEI is not necessary but would obviously be a plus.
-A command of French is not necessary but would obviously be a plus.

Work Context

This contract is part of the EthioChrisProcess project, led by M.-L. Derat (Orient & Méditérannée, CNRS) and financed by the National Research Agency (ANR). This project studies three different moments in the Christianization process in Ethiopia (7th, 9th-10th and 11th-12th centuries), during which religious interactions crystallize, using a variety of documentary records: epigraphic sources, handwritten documentation, numismatics, iconography, archaeological remains, Arabic sources. Within this program, the Ethiopian Manuscript Archives electronic edition aims to make administrative documentation accessible and searchable. This project, coordinated by Anaïs Wion (CNRS, Institut des Mondes Africains) is currently developing by harmonizing its tools with those developed by the Beta Masaheft project (Hiob Ludolf Center, University of Hamburg).
The candidate will work under the direction of A. Wion (Institut des Mondes Africains, CNRS) and M.-L. Derat (O&M, CNRS).

Additional Information

Working time is at the CNRS from 38H30/week

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