[b-hebrew] Language of Qohelet Symposion

Reinhard G. Lehmann lehmann at uni-mainz.de
Fri Jul 16 09:33:32 EDT 2004

Announcement in behalf of Prof. Dr. Angelika Berlejung, to whom all
questions and responses should be addressed.

The Organizing Committee under the presidency of
Prof. Dr. Angelika Berlejung (Leuven)
Dr. Pierre van Hecke (Tilburg),
consisting of Prof. Dr. Karel van Lerberghe (Leuven), Prof. Dr. Klaas
Smelik (Brussel), Prof. Dr. Peter J. Tomson (Brussel), Prof. Dr. Ellen
van Wolde (Tilburg),

cordially invites to

The Language of Qohelet in its Context

International Symposium in honour of
Prof. Dr. Antoon Schoors


in the
Groot Begijnhof 13


Thursday 21.10.2004
9.15 Welcome by the Vice-Rector, Prof. Dr. Marc Vervenne
Welcome by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Prof. Dr. Ludo Melis
Opening by the Chair of the Department, Prof. Dr. Karel Van Lerberghe

First Session presided by Prof. Dr. Angelika Berlejung (Leuven)
10.00-11.00 Prof. Dr. Choon-Leong Seow (Princeton):
Qoheletâ€ôs Economic Vocabulary, Again.

11.00-11.30 Coffee-break

11.30-12.30 Prof. Dr. James Crenshaw (Duke University):
Inclusivity and Exclusivity in the Language of Qohelet.

12.30-14.00 Lunch

Second Session presided by Prof. Dr. Peter J. Tomson (Brussel)
14.00-15.00 Seminar on Semantics:
Dr. Annette Schellenberg (ZÃ*rich):
Terms of Perception and Knowledge in Qohelet: Qoheletâ€ôs Use of the
Word â€ònjan
Dr. Pierre Van Hecke (Tilburg):
Terms of Perception and Knowledge: A Cognitive-Semantic Perspective

15.00-15.30 Coffee-break

15.30-16.30 Seminar on Syntax:
Prof. Dr. Jan Joosten (Strasbourg):
The Syntax of Volitive Verbal Forms in Qohelet in Historical Perspective

Prof. Dr. Bo Isaksson (Uppsala):
The Syntax of the Narrative Discourse in Qohelet
16.30-17.30 Prof. Dr. Avi Hurvitz (Jerusalem):
The Language of Qohelet and its Historical Setting within Biblical

17.30 Reception

Friday 22.10.2004

Third Session presided by Dr. Pierre van Hecke (Tilburg)

9.00-10.00 Prof. Dr. Thomas KrÃ*ger (ZÃ*rich):
Meaningful Ambiguities in the Book of Qohelet
10.00-11.00 Dr. Hugo Antonissen (Leuven):
Does Qumran Shed Any Light on the Language of Qohelet?

11.00-11.30 Coffee-break

11.30-12.30 Prof. Dr. Luca Mazzinghi (Firenze/Roma):
A Semantic Study of the Verbs masaâ€ô and biqqesh in the book of

12.30-14.30 Lunch

14.30-16.30 Round Table presided by Prof. Dr. Antoon Schoors

Congress Office:
Prof. Dr. Angelika Berlejung
Dept. Oosterse Studies 7th floor
Faculty of Arts,
Blijde Inkomststraat 21
B-3000 Leuven
Email: aberlejung at aol.com or
angelika.berlejung at arts.kuleuven.ac.be
Phone: 0032-(0)16-324937
Fax: 0032-(0)16-324932

Registration fee:

50 Euro (reception included)
25 Euro students and members of the KULeuven (reception included)

Payment should be made in advance via Bank transfer in Euro, clearly
stating the name of the participant(s) and adding 'AFJ-CLAQO1-P3620'.
Registration is
only valid after payment.

Please transfer the payment to:
Bank: KBC, Interleuvenlaan 15C, B-3001 Leuven, Belgium
Account name: K.U.Leuven
Account number: 432-0000011-57
Swift no.: KREDBEBB
IBAN code: BE 09 432000001157

Please do not forget to add the name of participant(s) and
'AFJ-CLAQO1-P3620' to enable identification of payment. The congress
office will not be responsible
for identifying funds transferred directly into the account when the
name of the participants and the reference is not mentioned.
Please do not forget to cover all bank charges. We will not accept bank
charges associated with the transfer.

Payment in cash at the Congress Office on 21.10.2004 is also possible.

The registration can be done via email to
angelika.berlejung at arts.kuleuven.ac.be
or by sending back (post or fax) the following registration sheet before
10.10.2004 to the Congress Office (address above):

Family Name:

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