Conferences


Protestant Bible Scholarship: Antisemitism, Philosemitism, and Anti-Judaism (26-27 May 2019, Oxford)

This conference brings prominent biblical scholars and scholars of Judaism together for a conversation about the foundations of our fields. We want to generate a discussion of how a biased understanding of Judaism became integral to the discipline. This conversation is about understanding, healing and changing that discussion through critical thinking and ethical reading. The conference will take […]


Lament, Reading and Therapy

Joint KCL/Oxford workshop 5 November 2018 Oriel College, Oxford This workshop considers the composition, performance, and repetition of texts of lament, loss and healing. We understand the writing and reading of these lament traditions to be the work of therapy. Presentations will explore how interpretive communities – collective and individual – internalise, interpret […]


Winter Meeting 2018

University of Nottingham (Jubilee Campus) confidential material (minutes of the previous business meeting as well as proposals for membership) will be posted here (log-in required) once they are ready. Newark Hall, University of Nottingham, Jubilee Campus, Nottingham, NG8 1AW (see here for a pdf with travel information). 2–4 January 2018 Under the presidency of […]


Meetings 2016

Previous Year Next Year Winter Meeting 2016 (abstracts) Adrian Curtis (Manchester), “From People and Book to Text in Context: Volumes That Speak Volumes” David Firth (Nottingham), “Creating Narrative Instability in Joshua 1-5” Bernard Jackson (Manchester), “The Whodunit underlying the plot of the Book of Ruth” Heather McKay (Ormskirk), “Clothing, Adornment and Accoutrements in the […]


Conference Announcement: ‘The exegetical value of the Masora: Pointing and accentuation in historical perspective’

The Hebrew and Jewish Studies Unit at the University of Oxford will be holding a conference on ‘the exegetical value of the Masora’. The conference will take place 7-8 November at Exeter College. For a poster see here. All are welcome but please pre-register by email: sue.forteath@ochjs.ac.uk


Early Bird closing for European Association and the International Organisation for Qumran Studies

EABS and IOQS meetings in Leuven: Early Bird conference registration prices are available until May 31st. We have also added post-conference field trips (one to Antwerp, one to Flanders Fields). In the next few days, we will also add tours around Leuven for accompanying persons and evening tours for everyone. […]


Winter Meeting 2015

Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge – 5th-7th January 2015 Under the presidency of Professor Hans Barstad SOTS Programme can be downloaded here SOTS Booking Form for the meeting SOTS Booking Forms to Fitzwilliam College The venue for all sessions is Fitzwilliam College, Storeys Way, Cambridge CB3 0DG. Publishers are invited to display […]