ARAM FORTHCOMING CONFERENCES

Below is a summary of the forthcoming conferences organised by ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies. To download the  forthcoming conferences list please click on the following link. Forthcoming Conferences

Melkite Christianity and the Archaeology of Byzantine Monasteries and Churches in the Levant, 8th – 10th July 2019, (Oxford University)

ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies is organizing its Fiftieth International Conference on Melkite Christianity (the Patriarchates of Antioch, Jerusalem and Alexandria) and the Archaeology of Byzantine Monasteries and Churches in the Levant, to be held at the Oriental Institute, University of Oxford, on 8th – 10th July 2019.

The conference will start on Monday 8th July at 9pm, finishing on Wednesday 10th 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]

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 Wednesday 17h 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]

The Ascetic Settlements and Communities in the Ancient Near East before 9th century A.D., 09th – 11th July 2020, (Oxford University)

ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies is organizing its Fifty Second International Conference on the history and archaeology of The Ascetic Settlements and Communities in the Levant before 7th century AD, to be held at the Oriental Institute, University of Oxford, on 09th – 11th July 2020.

The conference aims to present the archaeological sites of the early ascetic settlements in the ancient Near East, and to shed more light on the Naditû of Babylon, the Essenes and the Jewish ascetic movements, the Manichaeans of the Levant, Apotactitai and Monazontes, early Christian asceticism in Syria, Mesopotamia, Palestine, and Egypt, and other ascetic trends in the Levant before 7th century AD.

The conference will start on Thursday 9th July at 9pm, finishing on Saturday 11th July at 1pm. 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]

The Aramaeans B.C.: History, Literature, and Archaeology, 13th – 15th July, 2020 (University of Oxford)

ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies is organizing its Fifty Third International Conference on the history and the cultural heritage of the Aramaeans B.C.: History, Literature, and Archaeology, to be held at the Oriental Institute, the University of Oxford, on 13th – 15th July, 2020.

The conference will start on Monday July 13th at 9am, finishing on Wednesday July 15th 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]

Syriac Christianity, 12h – 14th July 2021, (Oxford University)

ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies is organizing its Fifty Forth International Conference on Syriac Christianity, to be held at the Oriental Institute, University of Oxford, on 12th – 14th July 2021

The conference will start on Monday 12th July at 9pm, finishing on Wednesday 14th 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]

The Antiochian-Jerusalemite (Syriac and Greek) influence over the Armenian and Georgian Churches, 15th – 16th July 2021, (Oxford University)

ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies is organizing its Fifty Fifth International Conference on the Syro-Mesopotamian Roots of the Armenian and Georgian Churches, to be held at the Oriental Institute, University of Oxford, on 19th – 21st July 2021

The conference will start on Monday 19th July at 9pm, finishing on Wednesday 21st July at 1pm. 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]