[b-hebrew] Persian Period at World Congress of Jewish Studies

Yigal Levin leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il
Sat Jul 23 15:43:51 EDT 2005

I trust that this will be of interest to some:

Yigal Levin


The Fourteenth World Congress of Jewish Studies
Changes in Settlement and Culture in the Persian Period

As part of the Fourteenth World Congress of Jewish Studies, to be
held in Jerusalem from July 31 to August 4, we have organized a
section on Changes in Settlement and Culture in the Persian Period.

The section will include two sessions, one in English and one in
Hebrew, both to be held on Tuesday, August 2.

English Section: Tuesday, 2.8, 9:00-11:00, room 2720.
Chair, Prof. Aaron Demsky, Bar-Ilan University

Diana Edelman, University of Sheffield: "Land Tenure Systems in
Persian Yehud"

Lisbeth S. Fried, University of Michigan: "From Optimism to Doubt
Jewish Encounters with the Other"

Hanan Eshel, Bar-Ilan University: "Hellenism in the Land of Israel
from the 5th Century BCE to the 2nd Century BCE in Light of Semitic

Ian Stern, Bar-Ilan University: "Idumea During the Persian Period"

Yigal Levin, Academic College of Judea and Samaria and Bar-Ilan
University: "The Southern Frontier of Yehud and the Creation of

Hebrew Section: Tuesday, 2.8, 11:30-13:30, room 2720.

Chair, Dr. Cynthia Edenburg, Open University of Israel

Adi Erlich, Haifa University and Bar-Ilan University:  "The
Persian Terracotta Figurines from Maresha: Local and Regional

Einat Imbar-Armon, Bar-Ilan University: "Relationships between the
Greek World and the Land of Israel during the Persian Period"

Oded Lipschits, Tel-Aviv University: "The Importance of the Yehud
Stamp Impressions for the Understanding of the History of Judah
During the Persian Period"

Avraham Faust, Bar-Ilan University: "Demographic Processes in Judah
from the end of the Iron Age to the Hellenistic Period"

All are invited. For the full congress program and information on
registration etc., please go to <www.jewish-studies.org>. 

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