12th Mainz International Colloquium on Ancient Hebrew
In charge of the Research Unit on Ancient Hebrew & Epigraphy / Ak. Dir. Dr. Reinhard G. Lehmann, and Dr. Anna E. Zernecke, Faculty of Protestant Theology, with assistance of Kwang Cheol Park, and by help of volunteers of the Faculty and the Research Unit.
October 2015, Thursday 29th – November, Sunday 1st
Topics cover the Ancient and Classical Hebrew, i. e. Epigraphic and Biblical Hebrew, Qumran Hebrew, Ben Sira, and its subsequent effect on later or different language, as well as adjacent languages and epigraphics, for instance Ugaritic, Phoenician-Punic, Old and Imperial Aramaic, Moabite and Edomite.
Also matters of general epigraphy, palaeography and general linguistics in correlation with these languages are welcome.
Postgraduates, or PhD. doctorate students are explicitly invited to present their projects where they might benefit from collegial discussions.
The 12. MICAH 2015 will be held as a joint conference together with the "Idea of Writing" group, which will deal mainly with the impact of scribal technique, implement and surface on layout, shape, and style in diverse script systems.