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 […]
Conference Programme: Targum Studies in London, IOTS 2018 In consultation with the Institute of Jewish Studies, the International Organization for Targum Studies announces a summer meeting at University College London, 9-12 July 2018 (the conference will start with an evening lecture on July 9th). The full programme can be […]
David Shepherd writes about the upcoming joint meeting of OTW and SOTS: As most of you know, the Society has a longstanding tradition of holding joint meetings with our Dutch-speaking colleagues from the Netherlands and Belgium (and occasionally South Africa). This year the joint meeting will be held at the […]
A service will be held in celebration of the life and work of Richard Coggins on Tuesday 22nd May 2018 at 5.30 pm in the Chapel of King’s College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS. Members of the Society are warmly invited to attend. Those planning to attend are asked kindly […]
The Oxford Biblical Hebrew Summer School will take place at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies from August 13-24, 2018. The school offers ten days of intensive teaching in biblical Hebrew. The course corresponds to a term of intensive teaching for a full-time university student and is open to students with […]
The Society wishes to offer its congratulations to last year’s President, Prof Paul Joyce, on his recent appointment to sub-panel 31 (Theology and Religious Studies) for the assessment phase of REF2021. For further details regarding the membership of this panel for both criteria and assessment phases, please see: http://www.ref.ac.uk/about/membership.
Abstracts are invited for a two-day interdisciplinary conference on borders and boundaries in ancient Israel, on 5-6 June 2018. Keynote addresses will be given by Dr Christopher B. Hays (Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena CA), Dr. Shayna Sheinfeld (Centre College, Danville KY) and Dr. Mahri Leonard-Fleckman (Providence College, Providence RI). Abstracts of 250 words […]
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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PRE-PUBLICATION OFFER ON THE SOCIETY’S CENTENNIAL ESSAYS A special offer is available on pre-ordered copies of the SOTS Centennial Essays for prospective attendees at the SOTS Centennial Meeting (Winter Meeting 2017, at Cripps Hall, Nottingham, on 3rd-5th January 2017). Order by 1st November 2016 a copy (or copies) of SOTS at […]