IOTS call for papers!

This came in the email as a reminder and boy did I need it! The deadline is TODAY! I am going to guess that since it was just sent out again we may have some leeway, but please submit them soon!

International Organization for Targum Studies
Sixth Meeting
August 4-6, 2010


The 6th meeting of the IOTS will cover a wide range of topics related to
Targum Studies:

Typology and Genre;
Translation Strategies and Theory;
Text-criticism and Manuscript Studies;
Relationship to  Rabbinic Literature.

We are pleased to announce a call for short papers in any of these categories.  Papers should be of twenty-minutes length, allowing ten additional minutes for discussion. The deadline for paper proposals is September 15, 2009, and March 1, 2010  for the submission of written abstracts.

The sixth meeting of the IOTS will be held from August 4-6, 2010 in conjunction with the XXth Congress of IOSOT, the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament, and other specialized congresses (IOQS, IOSCS, IOMS), to be held from 1st to 6th August 2010 in Helnsinki, Finland. All information on these congresses, registration, accommodation, etc. can be found on

If you are interested in participating and presenting a paper, please send your proposal (title and/or subject of paper) to:

Dr. Willem Smelik,

Dept. of Hebrew and Jewish Studies
University College London
Foster Court, Gower Street
London WC1E 6BT

Please forward this call for papers to any student or scholar you think may
be interested.

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