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2018 International Meeting

Helsinki, Finland

Meeting Begins: 7/30/2018
Meeting Ends: 8/3/2018

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: 10/18/2017
Call For Papers Closes: 2/15/2018
Requirements for Participation

Slavonic Apocrypha (EABS)

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: We accept papers on all topics of Slavonic Apocrypha as defined in our programme. We welcome interdisciplinary approaches that use different methodologies that explain manuscripts’ condition, their accessibility to scholars at large, and their interpretations. The topics may range from lexicographic issues, linguistic oriented textual investigation, and literary development. Finally, we will focus on the historic discussion of Nordic and Baltic interpretations of Slavonic Apocrypha and reevaluate it in a contemporary light. Because of the proximity of the North Slavic lands to Helsinki, which is the venue of the 2018 conference, we will dedicate a session to North Slavonic biblical and related manuscriptal traditions and their interpretations. In recognition of our joint meeting with ISBL, we invite papers for a session on the topic “Research on Apocalyptic, Apocryphal, and Second Temple Literature in Nordic, Baltic, and North Slavic Lands,” to be held jointly with the ISBL program units: “Rethinking Biblical Written Tradition through Slavonic Interpretations,” “Apocalyptic Literature,” and “Hellenistic Judaism.”

Program Unit Chairs

Basil Lourié
Ljubica Jovanovic

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