CONFERENCES AND LECTURES
In addition to Orion
Center Activities, the following events have come to our attention. We want
to provide a complete list of all significant happenings related to the
Dead Sea Scrolls. Please send information on upcoming events to
us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax +972-2-588-3584.
Upholding Scripture, Rejecting Scripture
Strategies of Religious Subversion
Conference Date: Monday, 4th January 2016
Location: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
The Book of Jubilees: Evening Colloquium to celebrate the publication of The Book of Jubilees: Introduction, Translation, and Commentary by Prof. Cana Werman
Conference Date: January 13, 2016 - 18:00-19:30
Location: Yad Ben Zvi , Ibn Gevirol 14 Street, Jerusalem
Physiognomy and Ekphrasis: The Mesopotamian Tradition and its Transformation in Graeco-Roman and Semitic Literatures
Conference Date: 2016, February 16-17
Hellenism. Interaction, Translation and Culture Transfer
Conference Date: 11-12 February 2016
NACAL 44 at Austin TX
Conference Date: February 13th and Sunday, February 14th 2016.
Location: Austin, TX
Second International Conference on
Natural Sciences and Technology in Manuscript Analysis
Conference Date: 29 February - 2 March 2016
Location: Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures, Hamburg
Beyond Authority: Composition and Transmission in Late Antiquit
Conference Date: March 20th to 22nd, 2016
Location: Princeton University
The Sixth Enoch Graduate Seminar
Call for Papers Deadline: December 15, 2015.
Studies in Second Temple Judaism and Christian Origins
Conference Date: 22 - 25 May 2016
Location: University of Texas
E-mail Submission: email@example.com
John Rylands Research Institute Conference 2016
Conference Date: Monday 27–Wednesday 29 June 2016
Location: The John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3EH
2015 SBL Annual Meeting
Conference Date: November 21-24, 2015
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Conference Date: October 8-9, 2015
"Le texte du Levitique / The Text of Leviticus"
Location: The Institut Dominique Barhelemy of the University of Fribourg, Switzerland
The Negative Anthropology of the Hodayot as Case Study
Conference Date: Oct 15
The Yeshiva University Seminar on Ancient Judaism will hold its first meeting of the year on Thursday, October 15, 6-8pm, at 500 West 185th Street (and Amsterdam Avenue), Belfer Hall 1214, with Professor Carol Newsom delivering a paper entitled "Exegesis as Source of New Knowledge: The Negative Anthropology of the Hodayot as Case Study." Please RSVP to Ari Mermelstein (firstname.lastname@example.org).
"olam ha-zeh v'olam ha-ba: This world and the world to come in Jewish Belief and Practice"
Conference Date: October 25-26, 2015
Location: Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska
E-mail Submission: email@example.com
Les ecrits mystiques des Hekhalot et la "sacerdotalisation" dans le judaisme ancien
Conference Date: 26 au 28 octobre 2015
Location: Lausanne University
Mainz International Colloquium on Ancient Hebrew
Conference Date: 29 October - 1 November, 2015
Location: Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany
Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) Akademie Colloquium: Making Sense of Religious Texts: Patterns of Agency, Synergy and Identity (Conference)
Conference Date: Tuesday 27 October 2015 until Thursday 29 October 2015
Location: The Trippenhuis, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), Amsterdam.
The Dead Sea Scrolls: A fresh approach to ancient texts
Conference Date: Thursday, 14 Av / 30 July 2015; 2:00 PM
by Dr. Esther Chazon
Location: The National Library of Israel
2015 SBL International Meeting
Conference Date: July 20-24, 2015
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Early Islam: The Sectarian Milieu of Late Antiquity? Fourth Nangeroni Meeting (2015 Milan)
Conference Date: June 15–19, 2015
Location: Milan, Italy
"Wilderness": a symposium of Biblical scholars from the Universities of Manchester Sheffield and Lausanne University of Lausanne
Conference Date: June 10, 11
Location: Bâtiment Anthropole, Room 5029
A Conference on Hebrew Bible - Prophetic Literature
Conference Date: June 9, 10, 11
Location: Bar-Ilan University
Panels will be in English on June 9-10 and in Hebrew on June 11.
Panels on Jeremiah will take place June 10 in the morning and on attitudes to prophecy among medieval Jewish writers on June 10 in the afternoon.
Early Jewish Writings in Context: Gendered Perspectives
Conference Date: June 5th - 7th, 2015
Location: Faculty of Catholic Theology, University of Muenster
International Conference on Archaeology 2015
Conference Date: June 2015
Eighth Enoch Seminar: Apocalypticism and Mysticism
Conference Date: 21 to 26 June, 2015
Location: Italy (near Milan)
The Eighth Enoch Seminar will convene at the Villa Cagnola in Gazzada, Italy (near Milan), from 21 to 26 June, 2015. The meeting is organised by Daniel Boyarin (Berkeley, USA), Lorenzo DiTommaso (Montreal, Canada), and Elliot Wolfson (Santa Barbara, USA), under the guidance of the Founding Director of the Enoch Seminar Gabriele Boccaccini (Michigan, USA).
The Seminar topic is apocalypticism and mysticism, their natures and relationship, in Judaism and Christianity from the Second Temple period through the late antique and early mediaeval centuries. The aim is to discuss the main issues in light of new evidence, methodologies, and approaches, oriented by a desire to advance the discussion along a broad front. While we do not expect to address every issue or answer every question, we do anticipate that the published results of our Seminar will stand as a foundational study for future research. Additional information will be posted on the Enoch Seminar and 4 Enoch websites over the course of the year.
As participation is by invitation only, we invite all interested specialists to contact the Seminar secretary, Jason Zurawski as soon as possible, at the latest by 1 December 2014. Those interested in presenting a short paper should include a proposal containing a paper title and brief abstract. Plenary and short papers circulate in advance and are not read in the sessions, which are devoted primarily to discussion.
Crime and Punishment in Antiquity
Conference Date: 17-19 June 2015
Location: Wroclaw, Poland
Workshop: Quo Vadis Biblical Archaeology?
Conference Date: Wednesday 17th - Friday 19th of June 2015
The 50th anniversary of the German-Israeli diplomatic relations in 2015 provides an unique opportunity to reflect the German and German-Israeli Biblical Archaeology in Israel. Where are we coming from? Where are we now? And where are we heading?
The German Protestant Institute of Archaeology and the Hebrew University are hosting an interdisciplinary German-Israeli conference dedicated to graduate students working on various subjects in several disciplines that are connected to Ancient Near East – including Ancient History, Archaeology, Prehistory, Anthropology, Theology (Old and New Testament Studies), Jewish, Islamic or general religious studies and Social Science.
The conference will be held in the Old City of Jerusalem in the middle-age refectory adjacent to Church of the Redeemer and will last for three days. The official language will be English.
This workshop is free of charge, but we kindly request your registration in advance.
The workshop is a "Preconference" to the international conference "Ancient Cultures in the Lands of the Bible" (Archaeology 2015).
Voice to Voice Pours Forth Speech: The Poetics of the Angelic Liturgy in the Dead Sea Scrolls (in Hebrew)
Conference Date: May 20, 2015, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Location: The Department of Hebrew Language, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Humanities Building, Rm.2601
For the Hebrew invitation: please click here
The Department of Hebrew Language, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Invites you to its Annual Departmental Seminar
Dr. Noam Mizrahi, University of Tel-Aviv, will speak on the topic.
Annual workshop for the study of the DSS
Conference Date: May 21, 2015
Location: The Haifa center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls - Port campus, Haifa
Workshop's program (Hebrew): http://megillot.haifa.ac.il/index.php/he
The Fourth Annual Conference of
The Irish Society for the Study of the Ancient Near East
Conference Date: 29-31 May 2015
"The Crazy Genius of Herod the Great"
Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Power, Authority, and Canon
Conference Date: 6 May 2015
Location: New College, University of Edinburgh
13th Annual Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies University of California
Conference Date: Friday, February 8, 2015
For more info:firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual Tyrwhitt Lecture
BY: Prof. Reinhard Kratz (Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen)
"The Old Testament and the Dead Sea Scrolls"
Conference Date: March 4, 2015
Location: University of Cambridge
The lecture will take place at 2.30pm in the Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge.
The lecture is open to all
FOURTEENTH ANNUAL SEAN W. DEVER MEMORIAL PRIZE - 2015
The prize will be announced: March 9, 2015
Location: The William F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem
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Deichmann Annual Lecture Series
BY: Professor Loren Stuckenbruck
"1 Enoch and early Christian Theology"
Conference Date: 24-25 March, 2015
Location: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Israel
For the invitation: please click here
Ethiopic Manuscripts and the Preservation of Ancient Jewish Material
BY: Prof. Loren Stuckenbruk and Ted Erho(Ludwig)
Conference Date: Thursday, March 26th 2015
Location: University of Haifa, Education Building, Room 677
The Fall of Jerusalem and the Rise of the Torah
Conference Date: 27-28 March 2015
Conference Held at the Pontifical Biblical Institute (Rome)
Co-Sponsored by Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
Sharing and Hiding Religious Knowledge. Strategies of Acculturation and Cultural Resistance in Early Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Traditions
Conference Date: 22-24 April 2015
Location: Department of Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Origins - Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen
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