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Winter Meeting 2020

Jubilee Campus, University of Nottingham 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. Newark Hall, University of Nottingham, Jubilee Campus, Nottingham, NG8 1AW  (see here for a pdf with travel information), and the contact telephone number is […]


Hermeneutic Interventions

Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd December 2019 Oriel College, University Oxford Organizers: Hindy Najman (Oriel); Daniel Weidner (ZFL); Adriana X. Jacobs (St. Cross); Yael Fisch (Oriel); Rebekah Van Sant-Clark (Oriel) Is a common reading possible across languages, cultures, and disciplines? Under what terms may texts be compared and shared while […]


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 […]


Part-time Instructor in Biblical Hebrew

Faculty of Theology and Religion and Faculty of Oriental Studies, Oxford Grade 6, £28,660 – £34,189 with a discretionary range to £37,345 p.a. (pro rata) The Faculty of Theology and Religion and the Faculty of Oriental Studies seek to appoint an Instructor in Biblical Hebrew to commence in October 2019. […]


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 […]


Protestant Bible Scholarship: Antisemitism, Philosemitism, and Anti-Judaism (26-27 May 2019, Oxford)

This conference brings prominent biblical scholars and scholars of Judaism together for a conversation about the foundations of our fields. We want to generate a discussion of how a biased understanding of Judaism became integral to the discipline. This conversation is about understanding, healing and changing that discussion through critical thinking and ethical reading. The conference will take […]


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 […]


Oxford Biblical Hebrew Summer School

The Oxford Biblical Hebrew Summer School will take place at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies from September 2-13, 2019. The cost of the school is £300 per student for 30 hours of language instruction. Application forms may be downloaded from the Centre’s website: www.ochjs.ac.uk; Closing date: Monday […]


Meetings 2018

Previous Year Next Year Winter Meeting 2018 (abstracts once available) 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 […]


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 […]