On arrival you will be given a conference bag, which will include a copy of the programme and some important information about the conference. As all the wallets are identical, we will be providing a tie- on luggage label with your badge so that you can identify your individual bag.

Conference fees: £60 (£30 students). You can pay your fee upon your arrival either in cash or by cheque, which should be made payable in British pound to Aram.

The Gnostics of the Ancient Near East, 15th– 17th July 2019 (University of Oxford)

ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies is organizing its Fifty First International Conference on the theme of The Gnostics of the Ancient Near East, to be held at the Oriental Institute, the University of Oxford, 15th-17th July, 2019.

The conference aims to study the Naj Hammadi Scriptures, the Valentinians, the Mysteries of Mithra, Hermes, Aridaeus, Didymos, the Hymn of Jesus, the Acts of John, the Chaldean Oracles, the Manichaeans, the Mandaeans, and others.

The conference will start on Monday 15th July at 9am finishing on Tuesday 17th July at 7pm. Each speaker’s paper is limited to 35 minutes, with an additional 10 minutes for discussion. All papers given at the conference will be considered for publication in a future edition of the ARAM Periodical, subject to editorial review. If you wish to participate in the conference, please contact our Oxford address:

ARAM, the Oriental Institute, Oxford University, Pusey Lane, Oxford OX1 2LE, England.

Tel. 01865-514041 Email: [email protected]

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