Meetings


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 […]


Winter Meeting 2022

Online 4-6 January 2022 Under the presidency of Prof Charlotte Hempel TUESDAY 4 January 2.00 pm Committee Meeting 7.15 pm Charlotte Hempel (Birmingham) – ‘The Legacy of the People of the Land in the Dead Sea Scrolls’ WEDNESDAY 5 January 9.15 am Stuart Weeks (Durham) – ‘Why Do We Read […]


Summer Meeting 2021

Online 12-14 January 2021 Under the presidency of Prof Hugh Pyper MONDAY 12 July 2.00 pm Committee Meeting 7.15 pm Martti Nissinen – ‘Female Voices in Akkadian Love Poetry and in the Song of Songs’  TUESDAY 13 Jul 9.15 am Alison Gray – ‘Bringing a dead language to life? Teaching and learning Biblical […]


Winter Meeting 2021

Online 5-7 January 2021 Under the presidency of Prof Hugh Pyper TUESDAY 5 January 2.00 pm Committee Meeting 7.15 pm Presidential Address: Prof Hugh Paper, ‘Old Testament Studies after Covid-19? Precedents for Dealing with the Unprecedented’  TUESDAY 7 January 9.15 am Megan Warner, ‘Are You Indeed to Reign Over Us? Politics in Genesis 37-50’  […]


Winter Meeting 2020

Jubilee Campus, University of Nottingham Newark Hall, University of Nottingham, Jubilee Campus, Nottingham, NG8 1AW (see here for a pdf with travel information), and the contact telephone number is (+44) 01158-466811. 6–8 January 2020 Under the presidency of Dr Walter Houston Printable version of the Programme.   MONDAY 6 January 2.00 pm Committee […]


Report of the Joint Meeting 2018

Violence in the Hebrew Bible: Between Text and Reception 22–24 August 2018, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen, Oude Boteringestraat 38, Court Room Het Oudtestamentisch Werkgezelschap in Nederland en BelgiëThe Society for Old Testament Study (United Kingdom)Die Ou-Testamentische Werkgemeenskap van Suid Afrika For a pdf of the report see […]


Winter Meeting 2018

University of Nottingham (Jubilee Campus) 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 Prof. Walter Moberly Printable version of the Programme. TUESDAY 2 January [2.00 pm Committee Meeting] 4.30 pm Registration 6.00 pm Reception, sponsored […]