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2014 International Meeting

Vienna, Austria

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

Note that the deadline for paper proposals is 11:59 PM (23:59) Eastern Standard Time (UTC -5) on the day PREVIOUS to the deadline below.

Call For Papers Opens: 10/28/2013
Call For Papers Closes: 2/12/2014
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Healthcare and Disability in the Ancient World

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The unit plans to have two sessions at the 2014 meeting. 1) An open session, welcoming paper proposals on any aspect of the study of health and disability related to the Bible. 2) This is a joint session with the Place, Space and Identity in the Ancient Mediterranean World. “Healthcare and Disability in the Ancient World: Towards Spaces of Healing and Wholeness.” This session will focus on the relationship between place/space and healthcare and disability in the Ancient World. We invite papers that explore (but are not limited to) topics such as the following: places of healing; places of isolation and/or exclusion; illness, disability and impurity; the interaction between locality and physiology; narrative space – stories of illness, disability and healing. For the joint sessions, please submit papers to both sections individually.

Program Unit Chairs

Laura M. Zucconi

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