2013 Conference on Mandaeism

2013 Conference on Mandaeism November 8, 2011

I’d been waiting for an update on a conference which had initially been proposed to be held this summer. Here’s the updated information from the ARAM Society web site:

Mandaeism, 25-28 July 2013 (University of Stockholm – Sweden)

ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies is organizing its Thirty Seventh International Conference on the theme of Mandaeism, to held at the to be held at University of Stockholm, 25-28 July 2013.

The conference will start on Wednesday 25 July at 9am finishing on Saturday 27 July at 6pm. A Mandaean baptism is scheduled for Sunday morning 28th July.

The conference aims to study Mandaeism and its relationship to Near Eastern religions and Gnostic movements. Each speaker’s paper is limited to 30 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 Fax. 01865-516824. Email: aram@orinst.ox.ac.uk

 

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