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Meetings 2019

Previous Year Next Year Winter Meeting 2019 (abstracts posted when available) Susan Gillingham (Oxford) “Bifocal reading: Textual Analysis and a Critical Imagination in Biblical Studies” John Goldingay (Oxford), “On Reading Genesis 49”  Siobhán Dowling-Long (Cork), “An Exploration of Biblical Pathos Through Music”  Ekaterina Kozlova (London), “Acedic Kingship in ANE: Gilgamesh and David as Paradigmatic Kings […]


Summer Meeting 2019

Worcester College, Oxford 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. Worcester College, Oxford, OX1 2HB (see here for a pdf with travel information), and the contact telephone number is (+44) 01865-278300. 22–25 July 2019 Under […]


TRS-UK response to British Academy report on ‘Theology and Religious Studies Provisions’ in UK Higher Education’

TRS-UK recently posted the following on their website: TRS-UK  (the umbrella organisation for all UK Departments of Theology & Religious Studies and the relevant subject associations) is very grateful for the recent British Academy report on ‘Theology and Religious Studies Provision in UK Higher Education’, despite its sobering statistics.  The study of religion(s) and […]


Winter Meeting 2019

Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge 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. Fitzwilliam College, Storey’s Way, Cambridge CB3 0DG (see here for a pdf with travel information), the telephone number for the Porters’ Lodge is 01223 332000.  7–9 January 2019 Under […]


Meetings 2018

Previous Year Next Year Winter Meeting 2018 (abstracts) Walter Moberly (Durham), ‘Thinking about God: A Reading of Psalm 82’ Rebecca Watson (Cambridge), ‘”Thrown into the Sea”: An Ecologically Damaging Concept in the Hebrew Bible?’ Philip Jenson (Cambridge), ‘Is there a Holiness Code and does it matter?’ William Ford (Belfast), ‘”Like the […]


Summer Meeting 2018

St John’s College, Durham 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. St John’s College, 3 South Bailey, Durham, DH1 3RJ, and the contact telephone number is (+44) 01913-343500 (see here for a pdf […]


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“ (Presidential Address) David Firth (Nottingham) “Disorienting Readers in Joshua 1:1 – 5:14” Bernard Jackson (Manchester) “The Whodunit Underlying the Plot of the Book of Ruth” Heather McKay (Ormskirk) “Clothing, Adornment […]


Meetings 2017

Previous Year Next Year Winter Meeting 2017 (abstracts) Paul Joyce (London), “The Way of the Future? Into Our Second Century” (Presidential Address) Andrew Mayes (Dublin), “Interpretations of the Joseph Story” Elizabeth Robar (Cambridge), “Unmarked Modality: Rhetorical Questions and Theological Suppositions” David Janzen (Durham), “What Historians Do, and What the Chronicler (An Historian) Did” David Mitchell (Brussels), […]


Summer Meeting 2017

King’s College London (Waterloo Campus, Franklin-Wilkins Building) confidential material (minutes of the previous business meeting as well as proposals for membership) can be found here (log-in required). Franklin-Wilkins Building, Stamford St, SE1 9NH (see here for a pdf with travel information). 17—20 July 2017 Under the presidency of Prof. Paul Joyce Printable version of […]


Winter Meeting 2017

Cripps Hall, University Park, Nottingham confidential material (minutes of the previous business meeting as well as proposals for membership) can be found here (log-in required). Cripps Hall, Nottingham, NG7 2QE (West Entrance; see here for a pdf with a description of how to get to Cripps hall, and links on the University of Nottingham website). […]