Conferences

EABS 2019 Call for Papers: Septuagint Research Units

The European Association for Biblical Studies (EABS) annual conference is being held at the University of Warsaw in Poland this year from 11-14 August 2019. The proposal period is now open and will remain open until the February 28th. There is a wide range of research units that have opened a call for papers (see here).

Having never been to an EABS event, I don’t have much insight to share. But I certainly hope to participate in the coming years (it won’t be this year, I’m afraid). So I encourage others to submit a proposal and participate.

More specifically, there are two research units devoted to aspects of Septuagint scholarship that I’d like to draw attention to. (more…)

Upcoming Presentations at the November Conferences

Some details on my upcoming co-presentations with Greg Lanier in Denver not too long from now.

Septuaginta: A Reader's Edition

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The annual biblical studies conferences in Denver, CO, are just around the corner. We will be jointly presenting two papers that are offshoots of our work on the Reader’s Edition. The abstracts are below. We look forward to seeing some of you there!

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Update: IOSCS Details for the 2019 IOSOT Congress

A few days ago I posted here about the next IOSOT Congress to be held next summer in Aberdeen, Scotland. It should be an excellent event. Since that time, a new dedicated page has been posted with the details of the IOSCS section that will take place during the congress. The page has a separate portal for submitting your proposal and a description of the theme, which is as follows:

IOSOT Call for Papers

The main theme of the IOSCS meetings will be ‘The Septuagint in its Hellenistic Jewish setting’, encompassing questions of history, textual development, interpretation, religious outlook, cultural context, and lexicography. Papers relating to this theme will be especially welcome. However, papers on other subjects will also be considered. Both the IOSCS projects (NETS, Hexapla, LXX.D, SBLCS) and other allied groups (e.g. HTLS, Göttingen volume editors, La Bible d’Alexandrie) are encouraged to offer panel sessions, either on the conference theme or on aspects of their current work.