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Summer Meeting 2024   Recently updated !

Mansfield College, Oxford 2nd-5th September 2024 Under the presidency of Dr John Jarick   MONDAY 2nd September 2.00pm Committee Meeting in the Old Hall 4.30 pm Registration in the foyer of the main building 6.00 pm Reception at the Crypt Bar & Terrace (sponsored by the Oxford Faculty of Theology […]


Winter Online Meeting 2024

In its 107th year, the Society for Old Testament Study is delighted to host its first:  WINTER ON-LINE 1-DAY CONFERENCE  On Zoom, THURSDAY 4th JANUARY 2024  President: Professor Katharine Dell  Afternoon papers are 30 minutes with 15 minutes available for Q&A. The public evening lecture is available on this page […]


Summer Meeting 2023

St Catharine’s College, Cambridge 4th–7th September 2023 Under the presidency of Prof. Katharine Dell Printable version of the Programme.   MONDAY 4 September 2.00 pm Committee Meeting 4.30 pm Registration in the McGrath Centre (registration will open earlier if possible) 5.45 pm Reception sponsored by Cambridge University Press 6.45 pm […]


Meetings 2023

Previous Year Next Year Winter Meeting 2023 Katharine Dell (Cambridge) “Covenant and wisdom: Arguing with a premise from absence”  Moritz Adam (Zurich) “Reflections upon History in Ecclesiastes and its Context in the Hellenistic Period”  Megan Daffern (Cambridge) “Talking to yourself? The Psalms and Self-Address in the HB/OT”  David Firth (Bristol) […]


Winter Meeting 2023

Endcliffe Village Campus, Sheffield The venue for all sessions is The Edge, Endcliffe Student Village, Sheffield, S10 3ED  3-5 January 2023 Under the presidency of Prof. Katharine Dell. TUESDAY 3 January 2.00 pm Committee Meeting 4.30 pm Registration  6.00 pm Reception sponsored by Sheffield Phoenix Press 6.30 pm Dinner 8.00 pm Presidential Address: […]


Meetings 2022

Previous Year Next Year Winter Meeting 2022 Charlotte Hempel (Birmingham) – ‘The Legacy of the People of the Land in the Dead Sea Scrolls’ Stuart Weeks (Durham) – ‘Why Do We Read Qohelet the Ways We Do?’ William Tooman (St. Andrews) – ‘Genesis 34 and the Law’ Lindsey Askin (Bristol) […]


Summer Meeting 2022

Jubilee Campus, Nottingham The venue for all sessions is the Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus, Nottingham, NG8 1BB.  25–28 July 2022 Under the presidency of Prof. Charlotte Hempel. The (18th) Joint Meeting with the Oudtestamentisch Werkgezelschap in the Netherlands and Belgium    MONDAY 25 July 2.00 pm Committee Meeting 4.30 pm Registration  […]


Meetings 2021

Previous Year Next Year Winter Meeting 2021 Prof Hugh Paper, ‘Old Testament Studies after Covid-19? Precedents for Dealing with the Unprecedented’ Megan Warner, ‘Are You Indeed to Reign Over Us? Politics in Genesis 37-50’  Mark Awabdy, ‘Is Leviticus Ironic? Exploring Narratival and Priestly Ironies in the Centre of the Torah’  James […]


Meetings 2020

Previous Year Next Year Winter Meeting 2020  Walter Houston (Manchester), ‘What is “Work”? Reception and Theology the Sabbath Commandment in the Decalogue’ John Day (Oxford), ‘What Does it Mean that Humanity is Made in the Image and Likeness of God (Gen 1:26-27; 5:1; 9:6)?’  Sarah Nicholson (Glasgow), ‘All Sex (Work) […]


Information on REF2021

SOTS members for whom the REF2021 research audit is relevant are encouraged to consult the information on the REF website (https://www.ref.ac.uk/guidance). Where there seems any uncertainty about their individual circumstances, they should raise such questions with the appropriate officers in their home institutions.