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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

Sociological and Anthropological Approaches to the Study of the Evidence of the Mishnah (EABS)

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: "Papers (25 min.) are invited that consider the sociological and anthropological treatment of evidence of the Mishnah—on its own and in conjunction with other evidence,—that address any of the following themes: • the better understanding of social and cultural patterns of contemporary Palestinian Judaism and Jewish society; • the reconstruction of major aspects of the sociology and culture of the early rabbinic movement itself; • the better understanding of the sociology and culture of the “world” defined by and in Mishnah’s substance, even if that world does not mirror any contemporary, historical Palestinian Jewish world."

Program Unit Chairs

Jack Lightstone
Simcha Fishbane

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