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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 […]


Biblical Hebrew Winter School (BHWS)

Biblical Hebrew Winter School (BHWS) at Westminster College, Cambridge 3rd – 12th Jan 2024 We are delighted to be offering two ‘tracks’ for learning Biblical Hebrew from scratch this coming January: Biblical Hebrew Intensive / academic track, taught by Dr Marieke Dhont, and Biblical Hebrew for Faith and Fun track, […]


Margaret Beaufort Biblical Studies Course

This ten-week short course (Oct-Dec 2023) offers a creative engagement with a breadth of texts and methods in contemporary biblical studies. More information and registration: click here The course is team-taught by leading specialists in the fields of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Second Temple Judaism, and New Testament studies. Sessions will […]


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 […]


Kirby Laing Doctoral Studentships in Old and New Testament

KIRBY LAING DOCTORAL STUDENTSHIPS IN NEW AND OLD TESTAMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE (CHELTENHAM) STARTING 1 OCTOBER 2023 The University of Gloucestershire is offering up to three full fees doctoral studentships in New Testament funded by the Kirby Laing Trusts to commence on 1st October 2023. Preference will be […]


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  […]


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 […]