Towards an interconnected network of ceramic databases

The Levantine Ceramic Project ( and POMEDOR will host a workshop in Lyon devoted to issues of ceramic database linkages and interoperability, and to the development of search and statistical tools to enhance database functionality.

9h-9h30: Interconnecting ceramics databases: introduction and scope – Y. Waksman (CNRS, Lyon)
9h30-10h: The National Roman Fabric Reference Collection (UK): Implementation and Development as an Online Resource – R. Tomber (British Museum, London)
10h-10h20: coffee break
10h20-10h40: The Levantine Ceramics Project (LCP) – A. Berlin (Boston University)
10h40-11h: Collaborative programming via an application programming interface (API) – R. Alwani (, Cambridge MA)
11h-11h30: Data integration and database federation – J. Darmont, A. Öztürk (Lyon University)
11h30-13h: Implementation and interconnection of elemental data in the Levantine Ceramics Database – open discussion
13h-14h30 – lunch break
14h30-15h: Statistical options in Ceradat – A. Hein (Demokritos, Athens)
15h-15h30: Introduction to data mining and statistics in the framework of ceramics databases – S. Lallich (Lyon University), L. Eyango (CNRS, Lyon)
15h30-16h: Digital Humanities in a European context – M. Burghardt (EHESS, Lyon)

The workshop is free and open to the public. If you are interested in attending, please contact Yona Waksman ( and Andrea M. Berlin (

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Time & Place
Monday, 17 March 2014 (All day)
Maison de l'Orient et de la Méditerranée
7 rue Raulin
69007 Lyon
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