Tuesday, August 29, 2006

MANDAEANS CONFERENCE: From the Aram Society's forthcoming conferences page (via the Agade list).
• The Mandaeans, 8-10 July 2007 (Sydney University)

ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies is organising its Twenty Fourth International Conference on the theme of The Mandaeans, to held at Sydney University, 8-10 July 2007.

The conference will start on Sunday morning 8th July with a Mandaean baptism, and a special exhibition of Mandaean culture will be part of the opening ceremony. Scholarly papers will be presented on Monday and Tuesday 9-10 July, and each speaker's paper is limited to 30 minutes, with an additional 10 minutes for discussion.

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. ++1865-514041. Fax ++1865-516824. E.Mail: aram@orinst.ox.ac.uk

All papers given at the conference will be considered for publication in a future edition of the ARAM Periodical, subject to editorial review.
Lots of other conferences on Aramaic-related subjects are also listed through 2012.

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