First Workshop, January 27–30, 2010
The first workshop takes place in Helsinki, January 27–30,
The goals of the first workshop were:
- To create a common ground in stemmatological questions, i.e.,
to be sure we all understand each other,
- To get an overview of the earlier and current methods,
- To identify the major challenges, and pros and cons of the current
- To ponder the different applications of stemmatology,
- To set aims for future,
- To plan the programme of the following workshops,
- To have serious fun within and outside the field of textual scholarship.
Rooms are reserved for the invitees at
Kluuvikatu 4 (Glogatan 4 in Google Maps), Helsinki. In Google Maps.
The workshop will take place at the University of Helsinki,
in Auditorium VII, Main Building (two blocks form the hotel).
Click here for walking directions.
Click on the talk title to get an abstract.
Wednesday 27 January
19.00 Welcoming Dinner for the Foreign Delegates
Kasarmikatu 44, Helsinki. (directions)
Thursday 28 January
9.30–11.00 Session 1: Aims of Stemmatological Study
University Main Building (Auditorium VII)
11.00–11.30 Coffee Break
11.30–13.00 Session 2: Methods of Stemmatology I
Aleksanterinkatu 26, Helsinki.
14.30-16.00 Session 3: Methods of Stemmatology II
Tuomas Heikkilä's Residence (Ruusulankatu 14 B;
directions; Teemu and Petri will
lead the troops from the hotel at 18.45)
Friday 29 January
9.30–11.00 Session 4: Current Challenges
11.00–11.30 Coffee Break
11.30–13.00 Session 5: Where Do We Want to Go?
14.30–16.00 Session 6: New Artificial Textual Traditions
18.00 Dinner (note changed time)
- Presentation of a Tradition based on Shakespeare's Julius Caesar: Teemu Roos & Tuomas Heikkilä
- Discussion: The Road Ahead; Petri Myllymäki (chair)
Restaurant Uunisaari, Uunisaari Island (directions; transportation from the hotel will
be provided at 17.45)
- Optional Sauna and Ice-Swimming
Saturday 30 January
MUSEUMS AND EXHIBITIONS:
- National Library of Finland
possibility to acquaint oneself with the collection of medieval
parchment fragments at the National Library of Finland. Meet the young
scholars of the Written Culture of Medieval Finland research project
in the lobby of the library at 11.30.
Temppeliaukio church ("Rock church") (open Sat 9-18)
- Tuomiokirkko (open Sat 9-18)
- Uskenskij cathedral (Orthodox) (open Sat 9.30-14)
Finnish National Opera
On Saturday, at 14 o'clock: John Cranko, The Taming of the Shrew (ballet)
Updated by T. Roos on January 26, 2010