Saturday, April 10, 2010

Conference: Israel in Egypt and in Canaan

From the ANE-2 List:

International Conference for Biblical Archaeology in Germany

Israel in Egypt and in Canaan: In Search of the Historical Environment of Exodus and Conquest

Location: Christian Gästezentrum Württemberg, Schwäbisch Gmünd (near Stuttgart, Southern Germany), October 1-3, 2010

  • Early or Late? Did the Biblical Exodus Really Occur and When Did It Happen?
  • Who was the Pharaoh of the 10 Plagues and the Exodus?
  • How Can Excavations on the Eastern Border of Egypt Help Determine the Exodus Itinerary?
  • Israel’s Ethnogenesis
  • Do We Find Evidence of the Israelite Tribes in Egypt?
  • The Earliest Inscription Referencing Israel in Canaan?
  • Do the Destructions at the End of the Late Bronze or Middle Bronze Ages Yield Evidence of the Israelite Conquest?
  • Archaeological Exhibition on Jericho
  • Plenum Discussions

Lecturers:*

  • Dr John J. Bimson
  • Prof. Dr James K. Hoffmeier
  • Prof. Dr Manfred Görg
  • Dr Thomas Tribelhorn
  • Dr Peter van der Veen
  • Richard Wiskin
  • Prof. Dr Uwe Zerbst
  • Prof. Dr Wolfgang Zwickel

* Translation in English and German will be provided for German and English lectures

For more information and for registration, see the English language flyer (pdf).

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