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Charlotte Tupman

Dr Charlotte Tupman

Project Research Associate

Study Abroad Tutor and Publicity Coordinator

Tel +44 (0)20 7848 7145 
Digital Humanities
King’s College London
Room 205, 26-29 Drury Lane
WC2B 5RL  




Charlotte Tupman is a researcher in digital history, cultural heritage and textual scholarship. She works primarily on the analysis and publication of ancient and modern source materials, including inscriptions, manuscripts and cultural heritage data. Her current and recent projects include:

Research Interests and PhD Supervision
  • Digital History
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Textual Scholarship
  • Linked Open Data
  • Epigraphy
Selected Publications
  • A. Jordanous, M. Hedges, K. Faith Lawrence and C. Tupman, "Exploring Manuscripts: Sharing Ancient Wisdoms across the Semantic Web", Proceedings of the WIMS International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics 2012 (ACM International Conference Proceedings Series, 2013): 44:1 to 44:12
  • A. Jordanous, A. Stanley and C. Tupman, “Contemporary transformation of ancient documents for recording and retrieving maximum information: when one form of markup is not enough”, Proceedings of Balisage: The Markup Conference 2012. Balisage Series on Markup Technologies, vol. 8, 2012)
  • C. Tupman, "The cupae of the Hispaniae: distribution, origins and functions" in J. Andreu Pintado (ed.), Las cupae hispanas: origen, difusión, uso, tipología (Serie Monografías 'Los Bañales' No. 1, Tudela, 2012), 1-24
  • Tupman, C., "Interpreting the cupae of the Hispaniae: a question of local identities" in J. Andreu, D. Espinosa and S. Pastor (eds), Mors Omnibus Instat: Aspectos de la Muerte en el Occidente Romano (Serie Bellatrix No. 1, Liceus Ediciones, Madrid, 2011, in print)
  • Tupman, C., "Contextual epigraphy and XML: digital publication and its application to the study of inscribed funerary monuments", in G. Bodard and S. Mahony (eds), Digital Research in the Study of Classical Antiquity (Ashgate Press, Farnham, 2010), pp. 73-86

7AAVMARC Communication and Consumption of Cultural Heritage (co-convenor and tutor)

7AAVMMET Methods and Techniques of Humanities Computing

7AACM731 Latin Epigraphy (Classics)

Charlotte also teaches on the King's Language Summer School (Latin epigraphy) and regularly co-organises and teaches EpiDoc Training Workshops, which provide participants with the skills needed for encoding inscriptions and papyri for digital publication.

Expertise and public engagement

Charlotte is Study Abroad Tutor and Publicity Coordinator for the Department of Digital Humanities.

For the past eight years she has served on the Steering Committee of the British Epigraphy Society, which promotes the advancement of education in the study of inscriptions, texts and historical documents.



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