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Successful Thesis Defense!

On October 6, 2012, my wife, Päivi Vähäkangas, successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, titled Rejection and Reception of Philosophy in the Letter of Eugnostos (NHC III,3 and V,1) and Pseudo-Clementine Recognitions, at the Faculty of Theology, University of Helsinki. The … Continue reading

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The Tenth International Congress of Coptic Studies: Programme

SOURCE 10.30-11.15: INAUGURAL SESSION Welcome address Alberto Camplani, Congress Secretary (Sapienza Università di Roma) Luigi Frati, Rettore della Sapienza Università di Roma
Antonello Biagini, Prorettore per la Cooperazione e rapporti internazionali Mariano Pavanello, Direttore del Dipartimento di Storia, Culture, Religioni Claudio … Continue reading

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Dr. Stephen Emmel Elected Member of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei

Wonderful news has come out from the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, the Italian academy founded in 1603. The prestigious institution has elected the Coptologist Stephen Emmel as “foreign member” (socio straniero). Here is the news taken from the website of … Continue reading

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Provisional Bibliographies for the Coptological Congress

During the next Coptological congress (Rome, 17-22 September 2012), eleven scholars will deliver reports concerning the recent developments in various fields of Coptic studies: Alessandro Bausi, Ethiopic literary production related to the Egyptian culture Heike Behlmer, Coptic Literature (2008-2012) Heinzgerd … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Marvin Meyer

Stephan Huller announces that Marvin Meyer died yesterday. His wife, Bonnie, posted the following message on Marvin’s Facebook wall: “Hello, Facebook friends of Dr. Marvin Meyer: This is Marv’s wife Bonnie writing the sad news that Marv passed away yesterday, … Continue reading

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Freely Accessible Issues of the Journal Aethiopica

The website of the journal Aethiopica, edited by the Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies, Hamburg University, has recently added some issues which are freely accessible. Recommended readings for those interested in Coptic and Patristic literature: Robert Beylot, “Cyrille de … Continue reading

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Two Research Positions in Coptic Studies (Georg Steindorff Egyptological Institute, University of Leipzig)

Franziska Naether announces on Facebook that two positions in Coptic studies are available in Tonio Sebastian Richter’s project in Leipzig (Database and Dictionary of Greek Loanwords in Coptic [DDGLC]). Details concerning this project can be found HERE. Two research positions … Continue reading

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Kartvelological Summer School “Georgian Script” (July 17-26, 2012, Tbilisi)

I received from Dr. Buba Kudava, the director of the National Centre of Manuscripts in Tbilisi, an interesting announcement concerning the Kartvelological Summer School “Georgian Script,” which shall take place from 17th to 26th July 2012 in Tbilisi, Georgia. “The … Continue reading

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Doctoral and Postdoctoral Positions Available for Those Interested in Nag Hammadi (and Related) Codices

A few days ago, Hugo Lundhaug announced me that a doctoral and a postdoctoral fellowship are available in his project New Contexts for Old Texts: Unorthodox Texts and Monastic Manuscript Culture in Fourth- and Fifth-Century Egypt (NEWCONT). The project is … Continue reading

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2012 AELAC Meeting (Dole, June 28-30)

The Association pour l’étude de la littérature apocryphe chrétienne (AELAC) has announced on its website the programme for the 2012 meeting, which will take place June 28-30 in Dole, France. Here are the titles of the papers which will be … Continue reading

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The Corpus dei Manoscritti Copti Letterari Project has moved to Hamburg

The Corpus dei manoscritti copti letterari research project (director: Tito Orlandi) became recently part of the Hiob Ludolf Zentrum für Äthiopistik, Hamburg University. Details about researchers of the centre can be found here. Here is the description and aims of … Continue reading

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4th International Summer School in Coptic Papyrology

Via Coptist and International Association for Coptic Studies: An International Summer School in Coptic Papyrology, the fourth one of its kind after Vienna 2006, Leipzig 2008 and Strasbourg 2010, will be held in Heidelberg from 26 August to 9 September … Continue reading

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