Daily Archives: October 19, 2006

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Call for Papers: 5th International Organization for Targumic Studies

From Paul Flesher, our IOTS President: The Fifth Congress of the International Organization for Targumic Studies (IOTS) is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, 12-13 July 2007, in Ljubljana, Slovenia. It will be held in conjunction with the XIXth Congress of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament (IOSOT) in Leiden during 15-20th July 2007. As with past meetings, registration and accommodations will be arranged through the IOSOT, whose website is located at: […]

Co-founder of Wikipedia, now a critic, starts spinoff with academic editors

This could be interesting. The article is subscription only but the gist is easy enough to get from below. “Citizendium” Can scholars build a better version of Wikipedia? Larry Sanger, a co-founder who has since become a critic of the open-source encyclopedia, intends to find out. This week Mr. Sanger announced the creation of the Citizendium, an online, interactive encyclopedia that will be open to public contributors but guided by academic editors. The site aims […]