Conference: Colloquium on Ancient Hebrew

The 11th Mainz International Colloquium on Ancient Hebrew
Where: Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz
When: November 1st-3rd, 2013

From the website:

In charge of the Research Unit on Ancient Hebrew & Epigraphy / Ak. Dir. Dr. Reinhard G. Lehmann, and Dr. Anna E. Zernecke,  Faculty of Protestant Theology, with assistance of Kwang Cheol Park, and by help of volunteers of the Faculty and the Research Unit.

Topics cover the Ancient and Classical Hebrew, i. e. Epigraphic and Biblical Hebrew, Qumran Hebrew, Ben Sira, and its subsequent effect on later or different language, as well as adjacent languages and epigraphics, for instance Ugaritic, Phoenician-Punic, Old and Imperial Aramaic, Moabite and Edomite. Also matters of general epigraphy, palaeography and general linguistics in correlation with these languages are welcome.

Postgraduates, or PhD. doctorate students are explicitly invited to present their projects where they might benefit from collegial discussions.

Participation and registration:

For participation, we request a fee of 40 Euro, which is due onsite and includes conference badge, conference binder, abstracts, free WLAN access onsite, lunch break, and coffee & tea refreshments. Due to frequent misuse by alien cadgers on academic meetings, these benefits will exclusively given to those who wear an authentic conference badge. For better planning, we  request a simple pre-registration e-mail to, the earlier the better! Looking forward to meeting you in Mainz 2013.