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2020 Annual Meeting

Virtual Meeting

Meeting Begins11/29/2020
Meeting Ends12/11/2020

Call for Papers Opens: 1/7/2020
Call for Papers Closes: 3/11/2020

Requirements for Participation

Historical Geography of the Biblical World

Program Unit Type: Consultation
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: This unit provides a platform for scholars to present original research related to the historical geography of the biblical world. While we anticipate many studies related to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and the New Testament, we welcome studies of related regions and texts as well. We will be hosting two sessions at this year's SBL. "Historical Geography of the Biblical World" is open to any historical geographical issue related to the lands and peoples of the Bible. "Administration in the Levant in the Persian Period” is being held in conjunction with the journal Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel (HeBAI), which will be publishing an issue on the same topic in 2021.

Program Unit Chairs

Chris McKinny
David Moster

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