Call for Short Papers

IOSOT invites you to submit abstracts for short papers; the deadline is 31 January 2022. Please choose one of the topics 1-22 on the list which you see here on the page and which you will find on the drop-down menu during the electronic submissions process. The abstract should not be longer than 250 words. The congress languages are English, French and German. We encourage those who wish to submit a proposal for a short paper in French or German to do just that and not to feel obliged to use English. We allow 20-25 minutes for the short papers and 5-10 minutes for Q & A.

Topics to which papers can be submitted are:  

1.     Pentateuch
2.     Historical Books/Deuteronomistic History
3.     Prophets
4.     Psalms
5.     Wisdom Literature
6.     Chronicles/Ezra/Nehemiah
7.     Apocalyptic literature
8.     Second Temple/Deuterocanonical Literature
9.    Gender Studies and HB/OT
10.     Postcolonial Studies and HB/OT
11.     Disability Studies and HB/OT
12.   HB/OT Theology/Hermeneutics/Ethics
13.   HB/OT Reception History
14.   Methodology of HB/OT Study
15.   The Religions of Ancient Israel and Judah
16.   The Political, Social and Economic History of Ancient Israel and Judah
17.   The Historical Geography of Israel and Judah
18.   Hebrew and other Northwest-Semitic Languages
19.   Hebrew Poetry
20.   Translation of the Hebrew Bible, Ancient and Modern
21.   IOMS papers
22.   IOSCS papers
23.   IOQS papers
24.   IOTS papers