Schedule of Events


March 6-9, ESRI Developer Summit, Palms Springs, CA. Sandra Schloen, "No Second Chances: Revolutionizing Archaeological Recording Using the ArcGIS SDK for Java."


October 13, 2017. Economic Analysis of Ancient Trade (EAAT) Workshop, Neubauer Collegium, Chicago.

August 1 - September 28, 2018. Onsite at Zincirli Höyük.

​June 13 - August 1, Onsite at Tel Shimron.

April 28, 2017. CRESCAT Workshop, featuring the Greek Coin Hoard Project. Papers by David Schloen, Sandra Schloen, Alain Bresson, Walter Shandruk, and Miller Prosser.

March 17-20, 2017 AOS, Los Angeles. Miller Prosser, "The Ras Shamra Tablet Inventory, a Textual and Archaeological Research Project in the OCHRE Database Environment."

March 14-16, 2017. CAA, Atlanta. OCHRE Workshop (S. Schloen). Miller Prosser, "Digital Philology in the Ras Shamra Tablet Inventory Project: text curation through computational intelligence."


November 16-19, 2016. ASOR, San Antonio. Exhibitor. 
Miller Prosser and Sandra Schloen, "More Than Just a Pretty Geodatabase: Spatial Data Integration Using the Online Cultural and Historical Research Environment."

ASOR 2016 OCHRE Exhibit, lowres.JPG
(ASOR exhibit; photo courtesy of Neil Smith)

July 1 - Aug. 2, 2016. Onsite at Tel Keisan.

May 1-3, 2016; CNRS visit, Paris.

April 25-29, 2016. ICAANE, Vienna.
Miller Prosser and Sandra Schloen, "Unlocking Legacy Data: Integrating old and new archaeological records in the Online Cultural and Historical Research Environment" (Workshop: Old Excavation Data: What Can We Do?);
Sandra Schloen and Miller Prosser "Collaborative Research in a Database Environment: Putting to rest the problem of unlikely bedfellows" (CRANE Workshop: Large-Scale Data Integration).

January 22, 2016. Neubauer Collegium. A Workshop on Economic Analysis of Ancient Trade: The Case of the Old Assyrian Merchants of the 19th Century BCE. Sandra Schloen,  "Computational capabilities and usage of the OCHRE system for research on ancient trade and social institutions."

January 21, 2016. Brown bag lecture, Oriental Institute. Miller Prosser, "Textual Research in the OCHRE Database Environment."


November 18-21, 2015. ASOR, Atlanta.

November 15, 2015.  Tenth Annual Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science, University of Chicago (Regenstein 122) David Schloen, "Taxonomies Are Data, Too: Dealing with Ontological Heterogeneity in Digital Humanities."; November 15, 2015

October 27, 2015. Participation and poster, Mind Bytes 2015Research Computing Center, University of Chicago.

July 2015. Onsite at Tell Keisan, Israel (photo R. Schloen).


May 8, 2015. CINEMA Workshop, Vienna. Austrian Academy of Sciences, OREA.

March 30-April 2, 2015. CAA, Siena. Sandra Schloen, "Rhapsody in Green: Database Variations on a Theme."

March 26-29, 2015. CRANE Workshop, Toronto. Miller Prosser and Sandra Schloen, “Collaborative research in a database environment: the case for cross-project archaeological investigation.”

(CRANE Workshop, March 2015, Toronto; photo Sheri Pak)


November 19-22, 2014. American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR), Annual meeting, San Diego, CA.
Miller Prosser and Sandra Schloen, "Collaborative Research in a Database Environment: Many Projects, Diverse Data, One Research Goal."
Miller Prosser, "Beyond Digital Imaging: Integrating Digital Images and Philological Research Data."

November 14, 2014. Digital Humanities Forum, University of Chicago.
Sandra Schloen and Miller Prosser, "Strategies for Managing Digitized Texts using the Online Cultural and Historical Research Environment (OCHRE)."

October 11-13, 2014. CRANE Workshop, University of Laval, Quebec (photo compliments of a passing stranger).

With CRANE members in Quebec City Oct 2014, small.jpg

June 24, 2014. Zincirli Workshop, Tübingen.
Miller Prosser, "The OCHRE system used for data management at Zincirli."

June 9-13, 2014. International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Basel. Miller Prosser, "Re-imagining imaging for archaeological and philological projects."

April 24-25, 2014. Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology Conference, Paris.
Miller Prosser, "Generating epigraphic letter charts in a database environment: a case-study in alphabetic Ugaritic mythological and administrative texts."
Sandra Schloen, "Places, Periods, People, and Events: Integrating Space, Time, and Agency in the Digital Representation of Archaeological Data."

April 24, 2014. Society for American Archaeology, Annual Meeting, Austin.
David Schloen, "Building a Computational Ecosystem for the Full Data Life Cycle in Archaology and Ancient Economic History."

March 27, 2014. An Introduction to OCHRE for RCC Staff, Chicago.

March 21-22, 2014. CRANE Workshop, University of Toronto, Canada.

January 2-5, 2014. Exhibitor at Archaeological Institute of America (AIA/APA), Chicago.


July 1 - August 12, 2013. On location at the Neubauer Expedition to Zincirli, Fevzipaşa, Turkey.

April 6, 2013. Society for American Archaeology, Annual Meeting.
David Schloen and Sandra Schloen, "Organizing and Integrating Archaeological Data," Honolulu.

March 22, 2013. CRANE Workshop, University of Toronto, Canada.
Miller Prosser, "Archaeological Data Integration and Cross-Project Analysis."


November 18, 2012. Miller Prosser, "The OCHRE Database, a Warehouse for Big Data Generated by Archaeological and Philological Projects at the Oriental Institute," Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science.

November 14-17, 2012. OCHRE at ASOR (PDF). Visit our booth during the conference! 

October 20, 2012. David Schloen and Miller Prosser, "Using Computers to Help Scholars Have Good Arguments," Humanities Day.

August 29, 2012. Demotic Roundtable Discussion.