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2018 International Meeting

Helsinki, Finland

Meeting Begins7/30/2018
Meeting Ends8/3/2018

Call for Papers Opens: 10/18/2017
Call for Papers Closes: 2/14/2018

Requirements for Participation

Israel in the Ancient Near East (EABS)

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Syro-Anatolian Legacy The knowledge of the Syro-Anatolian civilisations of the second millennium – the Hurrians, the Hittites, the West-Semites, the Luwians etc. – has grown considerably over the last decades. However, their affinity with their 1st millennium successors in the ancient Near East, including ancient Israel, is often unobtrusive. The chairs invite papers on all aspects of the Syro-Anatolian legacy in the 1st millennium, e.g. in language, material culture, mythology, rituals, and religious traditions. Additionally, there will be an open session for papers addressing other topics covered under the rubric ‘Israel in the ancient Near East’. Please note that abstracts longer than 250 words will not be accepted.

Program Unit Chairs

Noga Ayali-Darshan
Anna Elise Zernecke

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