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Conference: Epigraphy and Daily Life - in memeory of Hanan Eshel

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  • Yigal Levin
    Dear All, Please excuse the cross-posting, but I m sure that this will be of interest to many on the list. Yigal Levin
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 19, 2010
      Dear All,

      Please excuse the cross-posting, but I'm sure that this will be of interest
      to many on the list.

      Yigal Levin


      "See, I will bring a scroll recounting what befell me" (Ps 40:8)

      The Second International Conference of the Jeselsohn Epigraphic Center of
      Jewish History:

      Epigraphy and Daily Life - From the Bible to the Talmud

      Dedicated to the memory of Professor Hanan Eshel

      Sunday, 2 January, 2011, The Nanotechnology Building (no. 206)

      Bar-Ilan University


      09:15 - 09:45 Reception

      09:45 - 10:30 Greetings

      Chair: Dr. Esther Eshel, Acting Head of the Jeselsohn Center, Bar-Ilan

      Prof. Moshe Kaveh, President, Bar-Ilan University

      Prof. Eliezer Tauber, Dean of the Faculty of Jewish Studies, Bar-Ilan

      Prof. Avraham Faust, Chair, The Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel
      Studies and Archeology, Bar-Ilan University

      10:30 - 12:00 Session 1: The First Temple Period

      Chair: Dr. Ze'ev Meshel, Tel-Aviv University

      Prof. Shmuel Ahituv, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

      The Kuntillet Ajrud Inscriptions: Language and Religion

      Prof. Amihai Mazar, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

      Comments on 10-9th Centuries BCE Inscriptions from the Land of Israel and
      their Research

      Prof. Aaron Demsky, Bar-Ilan University

      Researching Literacy in Ancient Israel - Recent Approaches

      12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

      13:00 - 14:30 Session 2: The Second Temple Period

      Chair: Prof. Amos Kloner, Bar-Ilan University

      Prof. Lester L. Grabbe (University of Hull, UK)

      Scribes, Writing, and Epigraphy in the Second Temple Period

      Dr. Ada Yardeni, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

      The Unprovenanced Aramaic Ostraca from Idumea

      Prof. Uriel Rappaport, University of Haifa

      Historical Aspects of the Jewish Coin Inscriptions

      14:30 - 15:00 Coffee Break

      15:00 - 16:30 Session 3: The Mishnaic and Talmudic Periods

      Chair: Prof. Albert Baumgarten, Bar-Ilan University

      Dr. Uzi Leibner, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

      Inscriptions from the Synagogue of Khirbet Wadi Hamam

      Dr. David Amit, Israel Antiquities Authority

      Jewish Stamps for Bread, Wine and Olive Oil

      Prof. Gideon Bohak, Tel-Aviv University

      Amulets in the Daily Lives of Jews in Antiquity

      16:30 - 17:15 Coffee Break

      17:15 - 18:15 Special Session in Memory of Hanan Eshel

      Chair: Dr. David Jeselsohn, Founder of the Jeselsohn Epigraphic Center of
      Jewish History

      Prof. Lawrence H. Schiffman, New York University

      Hanan Eshel's Contribution to the Study of the Dead Sea Scorlls

      Conference Committee: Dr. Esther Eshel, Prof. Aaron Demsky, Dr.Yigal Levin,
      Prof. Eyal Regev, Orit Kandel

      For Details: Orit Kandel - kandel.orit@...

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