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The Dead Sea Scrolls and Ancient Media Culture

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The Dead Sea Scrolls and Ancient Media Culture

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Venue: Waldegrave Suite, St Mary's University, Twickenham
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A conference hosted by the Centre for the Social-Scientific Study of the Bible.

Main lectures

  • “The Dead Sea Scrolls, Orality and Writtenness: What are the Issues and Where are We Going”
    George J. Brooke (University of Manchester)
  • “Mediating Reality? The Dead Sea Scrolls, the Bible and Social Media”
    Charlotte Hempel (University of Birmingham)

Other confirmed speakers

  • Mladen Popović (University of Groningen)
  • Loren T. Stuckenbruck (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
  • Jutta Jokiranta (University of Helsinki)
  • Cecilia Wassen (Uppsala University)
  • Pieter B. Hartog (Protestant Theological University, Groningen)
  • Shem Miller (University of Mississippi)
  • William A. Johnson (Duke University)
  • Chris Keith (St. Mary’s University, Twickenham)
  • Travis B. Williams (Tusculum University)

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Call for papers

There is space for offered papers. If you would like to propose a paper, please send an abstract to chris.keith@stmarys.ac.uk

Registration and delegate rates

Please note: for residential rates, early arrivals on Thursday 6th June can also be arranged.

Two-day conference (non residential) @ £134.00 per person

The two-day, conference day delegate rate will include the following:

  • Registration fee
  • Delegate welcome pack
  • Conference refreshments on both days
  • Lunch on both days

A student rate is available at £114.

Two-day conference with ensuite accommodation @ £194.00 per person

This rate includes everything in the non-residential rate, plus:

  • Accommodation on Friday night
  • Breakfast on Saturday morning 

A student rate is available at £174.

Two-day conference with shared bathroom accommodation @ £183.00 per person

This rate includes everything in the non-residential rate, plus:

  • Accommodation on Friday night
  • Breakfast on Saturday morning 

A student rate is available at £163.

Residential information
Two-day conference with ensuite accommodation @ £194.00 per person 

Single ensuite accommodation is offered in our De Marrilac Halls of residence, these are located at the end of the athletics track and within easy walking distance to all elements of the conference. Accommodation includes toiletry packs and towels.

Two-day conference with shared bathroom accommodation @ £183.00 per person

Single bedrooms with shared bathroom facilities are available to book in our Graham Halls of residence, these are located at the end of the athletics track and within easy walking distance to all elements of the conference. Accommodation includes toiletry packs and towels. 

Your two-day conference rate with accommodation includes the following:

  • Registration fee
  • Accommodation on Friday night
  • Delegate welcome pack
  • Conference refreshments on both days
  • Lunch on both days
  • Breakfast on Saturday morning
Early arrivals

You are welcome to arrive on campus on Thursday 6th June and we'll ensure you're placed in the same bedroom. The University Refectory will be open for breakfast from 8-10am.

  • Single ensuite accommodation, room only @ £52.50
  • Single accommodation with shared bathroom facilities @ £42.50

Please note: check in is from 2pm on day of arrival.

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Event organiser

Prof Chris Keith

Director - Centre for the Social-Scientific Study of the Bible and Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity
chris.keith@stmarys.ac.uk
020 8240 4159


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