7th International Meeting of the International Organization for Targumic Studies Agenda 2

For some reason is not allowing me to update the site with new posts, so I will post the agenda here.  

Valmadonna No. 1

Solger MS TgLam 3:25, courtesy Stadtbibliothek Nürnberg

7th International Organization for Targumic Studies – Call for Papers

Passing along this announcement from Wilem Smelik. Please propagate amongst the Biblioblogospheroid. International Organization for Targum Studies Seventh Meeting Munich/München, Germany Wednesday – Friday, August 7-9, 2013 CALL FOR PAPERS The 7th meeting of the IOTS will cover a wide range of topics related to Targum Studies: Philology; Translation Strategies and Theory; Exegesis; Theology; Text-criticism […]

All good things must come to an end 4

And so the triennial meeting of IOSOT/IOTS/IOQS (and the other associated groups) is coming to an end. As usual I have not been to all the sessions I would have liked or seen all the sights I had hoped to see but at least I have this afternoon to remedy the latter! It was a […]

Willim Smellik

In Finland

I am here at the IOSOT/IOQS/IOTS conference in Helsinki and it is beautiful with excellent papers. So good, in fact, that I have not had time to blog. I hope to later today as well as uploading some of my photos. If you are twitter I have started relevant hash tags, but i don’t believe […]

Off to Finland and IOSOT!

Boarded and getting ready to take off. Next stop Frankfurt and then Helsinki.  



Getting ready for Finland!

I am told that the weather is “beastly hot” in Finland right now. It has even approached 90º F! But I am greatly looking forward to our trip there. Why am I going to Finland? Of course you remember that the 2010 IOSOT (and IOTS) conference is in Helsinki this year! Don’t you? It is […]

IOTS 2010 Schedule Posted 3

The 2010 International Organization for Targumic Studies conference is nearly here! Held triennially as part of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament, this year’s conference is in Helsinki, Finland during the first week in August. The program(me) has just been posted at the conference website and I will share it below […]

IOSOT Registration

Willem Smelik, the President of the International Organization for Targumic Studies, has sent round the announcement for registering for the IOSOT, IOSCS, IOMS, IOQS, and IOTS conference. Dear All, I would like to remind you to register before the end of April to benefit from lower fees. For registration, please use the following website: For […]

Call for papers: International Organization for Targum Studies

We are only a year away from the triennial IOSOT meeting and its associated meetings which includes the IOTS. The Congress will be held at the University of Helsinki and the associated meetings will overlap a bit more this time which should help to reduce costs, 10 days in Slovenia was great, but tough on […]

The 20th Congress of IOSOT 1-6 August 2010

The website for the next IOSOT is now up! I will certianly be going for IOSOT and of course IOTS, the International Organziation for Targum Studies. Details of the IOTS program including a call for papers will appear at the NTCS/IOTS website in due course. President of the IOSOT Professor Raija Sollamo Welcome to IOSOT-congress […]