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2014 International Meeting

Vienna, Austria

Meeting Begins: 7/6/2014
Meeting Ends: 7/10/2014

Call For Papers Opens: 10/28/2013
Call For Papers Closes: 2/12/2014
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Israel in the Ancient Near East (EABS)


Program Unit Type: Group
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: Ethnicity is a concept used widely to interpret remains of ancient Near Eastern cultures, their textual records and traditions, and their material cultures. Questions of ethnic identity are a topic of prime importance in the Hebrew Bible. The chairs invite papers discussing all aspects of ethnicity, methodological issues and basic concepts, as well as case studies.There will also be an open session for other papers addressing topics covered under the rubric ”Israel in the ancient Near East”, for which papers are also welcomed. Please note that abstracts longer than 250 words will not be accepted.

Program Unit Chairs

 C.L. Crouch
 Jonathan Stökl
 Anna Elise Zernecke

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