It is a pleasure for the executive committee of the International Organization for Targumic Studies (IOTS) to invite you to the IOTS conference on 6-8 July 2020 at Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. The conference will know at least three topics, Targums of the Tora Targum and Peshitta Targum and Qumran but papers on other related topics are also welcome. Abstracts of no more than 300 words can be sent to Eveline van Staalduine-Sulman (firstname.lastname@example.org) before 1 January 2020.
In a couple of weeks I will heading out to London to join with other Targum scholars for IOTS 2018. I am returning to TgLam for a short note on the relationship between the Targum and Isa. 63:3. This is my proposal: “The Lord has trodden as in a wine press,” A note regarding TgLam 1:15 and Isa. 63:3 The biblical text of Lamentations is already a rather graphic and dramatic passage: Lam. 1:15 The […]
August 7, 2013 those attending the 2013 IOSOT and willing to take a bit of a bus ride were treated to a wonderful concert of Psalms in the Pfarrei St. Joseph am Starnberger See, Tutzing. They have now made that concert available on Sound Cloud. Gorgeous, gorgeous sound. By all means go and download it: https://soundcloud.com/philipp-stoltz/sets/konzert-in-tutzing-iosot/s-Ffemu Catholic Parish Church of Tutzing: Rehearsal of Psalmscompositions by Orlando di Lasso, Heinrich Schütz, and Isang Yun (»Der Herr ist […]
We are now just about two weeks away from the 2013 IOTS conference in Munich. My paper, as always seems to be the case, is on the last day, just a few hours before we catch our flight back. My paper is “On Some Exegetical Similarities Between the Targumim of the Megilloth.” I thought I would share my intro with you here. On Some Exegetical Similarities Between the Targumim of the Megilloth The Megilloth, the […]
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 and Manuscript Studies; Relationship to Rabbinic Literature; Targum and NT. We are pleased to announce a call for short papers […]
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 wonderful conference in a tremendous city. The folks from U of Helsinki did an incredible job organizing this incredibly complex […]
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 shaping up to be a great set of conferences. In addition to IOSOT there will also be meeting: IOSCS 29–31 […]
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 HELSINKI, FINLAND August 4-6, 2010 CALL FOR PAPERS The 6th meeting of the IOTS will cover a wide range of topics related to Targum Studies: Philology; Typology […]