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About SBL

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.
Congresses

2011 International Meeting

London, United Kingdom

Meeting Begins: 7/3/2011
Meeting Ends: 7/7/2011

Call For Papers Opens: 10/1/2010
Call For Papers Closes: 2/1/2011
Requirements for Participation

Participation Details

Participation Limits

  • Limited to three appearances total, only two of which may be paper presentations.
  • Presiding at a session counts as an appearance.
  • Appearances on Affiliate programs count towards this total.
  • SBL Committee and business sessions do not count towards this total.

Proposals

  • Proposals require presentation title and an abstract of approximately 300 words—longer abstracts will be shortened.
  • Papers are most often allotted 20-25 minutes in a session, with 5-10 minutes for discussion.
  • If you have a question about a particular program unit, email the chair listed in the Call for Papers for that unit.
  • Proposals must be submitted through the online system.
  • All presentations must be new presentations of the scholar's own original work. In absentia presentations are not typically accepted.
  • Papers cannot be repeated in other sessions or at other SBL meetings.

Registration and Membership Requirements

SBL Program

  • SBL Membership is required at the time of a proposal for the SBL program.
  • SBL Membership will be checked by May 1 and non-current members will be removed from the program at that time.
  • SBL Membership must be current at time of the International Meeting.

Affiliate Organization Programs

  • Affiliate organization membership is required to participate.
  • If a member of an Affiliate organization intends to participate in an SBL session, the member is required to have current SBL membership.

Registration for Meeting

  • All meeting participants must be registered by May 1. Registration will be checked and those not registered will be removed from the program.
 
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