Category Archives: Announcements

IACS Awards for Academic Excellence 2016: Deadline Extended

Since earlier notices appear to have escaped the attention of many of our members, the IACS Board has decided to extend the deadline for submitting candidacies for the IACS Awards for Academic Excellence until the middle of May. Therefore, competition … Continue reading

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Panels and papers for the 11th International Congress of Coptic Studies

Dr. Hany Takla announced that the list of panels and papers for the 11th International Congress of Coptic Studies, which will be held July 25-30, 2016, in Claremont, California, is now available on the website of the congress.

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Coptic Job in Berlin

One position as Research Assistant (1/2 time, up to 31.10.2018) is available for work on the project Database and Dictionary of Greek Loanwords in Coptic (DDGLC). The DDGLC project is a long-term project funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and hosted by the Free University of Berlin. The project aims at … Continue reading

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SBL Nag Hammadi Celebration (Sat 7pm)

Dylan Burn announces all those interested that “There will be a panel and reception celebrating the 70th anniversary of the discovery of the Nag Hammadi Codices at the Society of Biblical Literature’s Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA on Saturday, 21 … Continue reading

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SBL Coptic Dinner

On Monday night, 23 Nov at 7:30pm, this year’s SBL Coptic gathering will take place at Pitty Pat’s Porch, an outstanding Atlanta restaurant whose cuisine and atmosphere derive from the blockbuster film and novel Gone with the Wind. Last year’s … Continue reading

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Volume in Honour of Peter Nagel

A volume in honour of the German Coptologist Peter Nagel has recently been edited by Heike Behlmer, Frank Feder and Ute Pietruschka. The volume contains some of the papers presented on April 26-27 during a colloquium held at the Coptic … Continue reading

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Doctoral and Postdoctoral Positions available at Göttingen University

The Collaborative Research Centre 1136 “Education and Religion in Cultures of the Mediterranean and Its Environment from Ancient to Medieval Times and to the Classical Islam” at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (Germany), funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation), currently … Continue reading

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Open Position: directeur d’études “Gnose et manichéisme,” EPHE (section Sciences religieuses)

Deadline: March 10 Details HERE (scroll down, DE n° 5184).

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International Summer School “The Coptic Bible and Coptic Literature in the Digital Age” (Göttingen/Hamburg, July 20 – August 1, 2015)

Egyptian Christianity has left a wealth of textual and non-textual sources which are of great interest to a number of stakeholder groups, Coptic scholars, biblical scholars and church historians, scholars of Late Antiquity, Egyptologists, scholars of Islam and last but … Continue reading

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Two Positions Available in the Project “Digital Edition and Translation of the Coptic-Sahidic Old Testament” (Göttingen Academy of Sciences)

The new project “Digital Edition and Translation of the Coptic-Sahidic Old Testament” at the Göttingen Academy of Sciences has two positions available. Please find the advertisement (closing date: January 20, 2015) here: http://www.uni-goettingen.de/de/321451.html (German) http://www.uni-goettingen.de/en/321451.html (English) You must click on … Continue reading

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Panel on Early Christian Literature Preserved in Classical Ethiopic (Ge’ez)

I got the following announcement from Timothy B. Sailors. As part of the 19th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies, to be held from 24-28 August, 2015, at the University of Warsaw, Poland, a panel on ‘Early Christian Literature Preserved in … Continue reading

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SBL Coptic Sushi Night

Below is an announcement from Christian Askeland. On Monday, 24 November, the SBL Coptic illuminati will gather for their annual feast, following the evening session.  (If you are reading this blog, then consider yourself one of the illuminati.)  Christian Askeland … Continue reading

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50 % off for 518 Sources Chrétiennes Volumes

In the period September 9-December 31, 2014, no less than 518 volumes in the Sources Chrétiennes collection are 50 % cheaper. More information HERE.

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La Bible grecque des Septante. Cycle de conférences 2014-2015

Ce cycle de conférences internationales permet de réunir ceux qui prennent part à l’entreprise de traduction commentée de la Bible des LXX et tous ceux qui s’intéressent à cette ancienne version juive de la Bible. En France, la collection « … Continue reading

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Sources Chrétiennes Lectures 2014-2015

The Sources Chrétiennes colleagues in Lyon announce the lectures that they will host this academic year. For further information please contact Dr. Smaranda Marculescu-Badilita (smaranda.badilita@mom.fr) or Dr. Laurence Mellerin (laurence.mellerin@mom.fr). Programme 2014-2015 du séminaire Toutes les séances ont lieu de … Continue reading

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Catalogue of the Coptic Manuscripts in the Collection of the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin

Paola Buzi‘s catalogue of the Coptic manuscripts in the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin has finally been printed. This is a long awaited publication for those interested in Coptic manuscripts in general and in the reconstruction of the White Monastery codices in … Continue reading

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Search for Post-Doctoral Associate in Early Christian Papyrology

Dr. Philip Sellew announces that the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies at the University of Minnesota seeks to hire a recent PhD or ABD to join a team of researchers at Minnesota and Oxford universities on the ‘Ancient … Continue reading

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“Apocryphization”: Theological Debates in Biblical Disguise. 8 May, 2014, King’s College London

On May 8, 2014, I will attend a workshop organized by Peter Toth and Ioannis Papadogiannakis at King’s College, London. Here is the announcement. “Apocryphization”: Theological Debates in Biblical Disguise 8 May, 2014, King’s College London  This workshop focuses on a hitherto … Continue reading

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Conference on the Bodmer Papyri

Alberto Camplani just sent me the announcement concerning this importance conference on the Bodmer Papyri, “I Papiri Bodmer. Biblioteche, comunità di asceti e cultura letteraria in greco e copto nell’Egitto tardoantico.” The conference will take place February 3, 2014 at … Continue reading

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International Seminar in Coptic Papyrology. Barcelona, July 6-13, 2014

The International seminar in Coptic Papyrology will be held in Barcelona from 6 to 13 July 2014. It follows the seminars held in Vienna 2006, Leipzig 2008, Strasbourg 2010 and Heidelberg 2012. The event will be organised by Universitat Pompeu … Continue reading

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