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Hebrew Ben Sira: Conference Details

The draft programme of the conference in Cambridge on the Ben Sira Hebrew manuscripts (September 12-14, 2016) is now available.

“Discovering, Deciphering and Dissenting:  Ben Sira’s Hebrew Text, 1896-2016”,  12-14 September 2016St John’s College, Cambridge.  A conference on the 120th Anniversary of the Cairo Genizah Discoveries.

Organisers: Dr. James Aitken, University of Cambridge, Professor Renate Egger-Wenzel, Universität Salzburg /ISDCL, and Professor Stefan Reif, St John’s College, Cambridge.

Speakers: Dr James Aitken (Cambridge), Professor Pancratius Beentjes (Nijmegen), Prof Dr Nuria Calduch-Benages (Rome), Dr Jeremy Corley (Meynooth, Ireland), Prof Dr Renate Egger-Wenzel (Salzburg), Prof Matthew Goff (Florida), Professor Jan Joosten (Strasbourg/Oxford), Professor Noam Mizrahi (Tel Aviv), Professor Vered Noam (Tel Aviv), Professor Judith Olszowy-Schlanger (Paris), Dr Ben Outhwaite (Genizah Unit, Cambridge), Professor Stefan Reif (Cambridge), Prof Dr Friedrich Reiterer (Salzburg), Professor Jean-Sébastien Rey (Metz), Dr Eric Reymond (Yale Divinity School), Prof Dr Aho Shemunkasho (Salzburg), Professor Benjamin G. Wright (Lehigh, USA).

I’m fairly confident it will be turned into a book.  I hope so anyway.

Written by Jim

20/07/2016 at 10:20 am

Posted in Conferences, LXX