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The Society of Biblical Literature is the oldest and largest international scholarly membership organization in the field of biblical studies. Founded in 1880, the Society has grown to over 8,500 international members including teachers, students, religious leaders and individuals from all walks of life who share a mutual interest in the critical investigation of the Bible.
Meeting Program Units

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
Requirements for Participation

Digital Humanities in Biblical, Early Jewish, and Christian Studies

Program Unit Type: Consultation
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers:

The Digital Humanities in Biblical Studies, Early Jewish Studies and Early Christianity Studies research group chairs cordially invites the submission of proposals for papers and/or panel discussion topics for the forthcoming EABS/SBL meeting in Vienna. We encourage proposals covering the entire spectrum of Digital Humanities topics applied to Biblical Studies, Early Jewish Studies and Early Christianity Studies. We expect papers on:

(1) The creation and structuring of digital data representing the texts and artefacts relevant to Biblical Studies, Early Jewish Studies and Early Christianity Studies

(2) The digital analysis of said data (linguistics, stylometrics, stemmatology, network analysis, etc.), the presentation, rendering and visualisation of data and its analysis, and critical analysis of the social and cultural aspects of the digitisation of research and society in relation to the aforementioned texts and artefacts.

Program Unit Chairs

 David Hamidovic
 Daniel Machiela
 Claire Clivaz
 H.A.G. Houghton

Propose a Paper for this Program Unit

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SBL membership is required to participate in the meeting. In its efforts to foster biblical scholarship and to facilitate mutual cooperation among colleagues, SBL offers reduced membership rates to individuals from certain countries through the Society's International Cooperation Initiative (ICI). Individuals in these countries may pay the reduced fees of $15 for full membership and $10 for student membership. If you are a not a member of SBL but live or work in an ICI country and are interested in participating in the meeting, please consider becoming an ICI member.

For all other persons wanting to propose a paper, you must communicate directly with the chair of the program unit to which you want to propose. Chairs have the responsibility to make waiver requests, and their email addresses are available above. SBL provides membership and meeting registration waivers only for scholars who are outside the disciplines covered by the SBL program, specifically most aspects of archaeological, biblical, religious, and theological studies.

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