One day conference on EB/IB Cult, May 21, 2020

A one day conference dealing with cult and related issues in the EB and IB, will be held at Bar-Ilan University on Thursday, May 21, 2020.

The initiative and organization of the conference is by RIAB Center junior members, Shira Kisos and Kristina Reed.
The conference will be a joint activity of the Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology, the Institute of Archaeology, and the Minerva RIAB Center, all of Bar-Ilan University.
See her a PDF with the details and registration form (and a JPG of the call as well):
EB Cultic Conference_May 21_20_Bar-Ilan University_Page_1
For questions and inquiries, please write to: ebconference2020@gmail.com
Hope to see you at the meeting!

Proceedings volume on identity workshop has appeared

The proceedings of the RIAB Center workshop “(Re)Constructing Identities in the Bronze and Iron Age Levant”, which was held at the University of Leipzig on Nov. 14, 2017, has been published.

Dr. Omer Sergi (TAU) who organized the workshop, also took upon himself to edit the volume, as a special issue of Die Welt des Orients.

The full title of the volume (which has six papers) is:

Sergi, O. ed. 2019. (Re)constructing Identities in the Bronze and Iron Age Levant. Die Welt des Orients 49/2. Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht: Göttingen.

WdO 49 2 Reconstructing ID cover

1st volume of RIAB Series – Table of Contents

The first volume of the RIAB Minerva Center publication series – “Research on Israel and Aram in Biblical Times” (RIAB), which is published by Mohr Siebeck (of Tübingen), as a sub-series of the “Oriental Religions in Antiquity” (ORA) series, is about to appear.

The volume, entitled – Researches on Israel and Aram: Autonomy, Interdependence and Related Issues. Proceedings of the First Annual RIAB Center Conference, Leipzig, June 2016, is edited by A. Berlejung and A. Maeir (center co-directors). It represents not only the proceedings of the first annual conference of the center (and two more are currently in preparation), but hopefully the first of various volumes relating to the topics of the center.

See here for the contents of the volume: TOC_RIAB1.