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Organizers: Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies and the Network for the Study of Early Christianity in Its Greco-Roman Context
The Network for Early Christianity in Its Graeco-Roman Context is pleased to invite doctoral students in the Nordic countries as well as the Baltic States to submit a paper for discussion during a Seminar on Archaeology, Text, and Historical Interpretation to take place in Reykjavik 24-27 September 2008 (see the Seminar Program below).
Seminar in Rome. October, 8 days. Responsible institutions: Oslo (Turid Karlsen Seim) and Bergen (Ingvild Gilhus). International experts: Professor Carolyn Osiek, Texas Christian University, professor Emanuela Prinzivalli, Sapienza, Rome.
June 2007. PhD-seminar at University of Bergen. Ingvild Gilhus (Bergen),Tomas Hägg (Classical Studies, Bergen), international expert: Avril Cameron (Oxford), Network exchange: Samuel Rubenson (Lund).
Invitation to Nordic PhD-seminar in Network for the Study of Early Christianity in Greco-Roman Context, together with the research project Metamorphoses: Resurrection, Taxonomies and Transformative Practices in Early Christianity, at Centre of Advanced Studies (CAS), Oslo .
January 2007, at the Aarhus University. International symposium for the project of the same name, Faculty of Theology, Aarhus University.
Responsible institutions: Lund (S. Rubenson,), Helsinki (R. Uro), Reykjavik (J. Asgeirson). International experts: Professor Susan Ashbrook Harvey, Brown University, RI, USA; professor Sebastian Brock, Oxford.
Applications for participation in the course should be sent to professor Samuel Rubenson, (Centre for Theology and Religious Studies, Allhelgona kyrkogata 8, SE-223 62 LUND, Sweden, by January 31, 2006 . The application must in addition to personal information (full name, date of birth and home address) include information about previous studies, a short description of the dissertation project, proposed date of delivery of the disseratation and name and address of supervisor. Questions about the course may be sent to Samuel Rubenson.
August 2006. Seventh Nordic Patristic Seminar, University of Lund. Invited speakers include Turid Karlsen Seim, Oslo, Odd Magne Bakke, Stavanger, Troels Engberg Pedersen, Copenhagen and Werner Jeanrond, Lund.
Seminar in Athens, October, 8 days. Responsible institutions: Copenhagen (Troels Engberg-Pedersen) and Aarhus (Anders Lund Jacobsen). International experts: Dr Simon Price, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, plus representatives from the archaeological institutes in Athens
A research seminar on "Body, Mind, and Society in Early Christianity" will be arranged in Helsinki, 31 August to 3 September, 2005. The goal of the seminar is to inititate a dialogue between the social-scientific study of early Christianity and the new approaches in comparative religion using perspectives from cognitive science. Invited speakers include Philip Esler (University of St.andrews), Luther Martin (University of Vermont) and Vernon Robbins (Emory University). Network teacher exchange: Ingvild Gilhus (University of Bergen). Convenor: Risto Uro (University of Helsinki).
August 2005, at the University of Copenhagen. On philosophy and earliest Christianity, theoretical issues and the Gospel of Mark and John and the Letter to the Hebrews. International Seminar with invited speakers: Professor Dale B. Martin, Yale University, Dr George Boys-Stones, Durham University, England, and Prof. Loveday Alexander, Sheffield University, England. Network teacher exchange: Professor Halvor Moxnes.