Training Programme – Resources and Techniques for the Study of Renaissance and Early Modern Culture

Here are the details for a series of three research training workshops that the Warburg are organising:

This programme provides specialist research training to doctoral students working on Renaissance and Early Modern subjects in a range of disciplines at universities across the UK and the rest of the world. The programme draws on the combined skills in electronic resources, archival sources, manuscripts, books, and images of the staff of the Warburg Institute and the University of Warwick. These are two of the major centres in Britain for the study of the Renaissance and the Early Modern period.

Check out http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/ren/warburgwarwick/ for more. Costs £50 for the whole programme!!

    The programme trains students to:

Create and analyze databases for Early Modern sources.
Develop expertise in a variety of methodological issues relating to the management of these sources.
Digitize their own texts and understand the use of digitized texts.
Be familiar with a variety of online resources relating to the Renaissance and Early Modern period and be able to apply them to their own research.
Interpret a variety of visual images including emblems, hieroglyphs, imprese, scientific diagrams, horoscopes.
Have knowledge of the main resources for iconographic research and of the census of Antique works of art known to the Renaissance.
Be aware of the purpose and structure of festival books.
Be familiar with printed and electronic guides to Renaissance and Early Modern archival sources.
Know how to find Renaissance and Early Modern documents in archives and how to cite these documents.
Be familiar with printed and electronic guides to Renaissance and Early Modern manuscripts.
Date Renaissance and Early Modern manuscripts and identify hands.
Describe and cite Renaissance and Early Modern manuscripts and to transcribe texts from them.
Be familiar with printed and electronic guides to early printed books.
Describe and cite early printed books and to transcribe texts from them.
Prepare, annotate, and translate Renaissance and Early Modern texts for publication.