1. Scholarships available for MA in Syriac Theology – The University of Salzburg

    The University of Salzburg invites applications now for its MA in Syriac Theology starting in October 2018.  Some part scholarships are available from the Syriac Institute and the Syriac Theological Seminary Salzburg and the course fees are minimal in line with European levels.  The MA is taught in English by leading international lecturers, including Sebastian Brock (Oxford), Herman Teule (Leuven), Hidemi Takahashi (Tokyo) and Shabo Talay (Berlin).

    Study in a beautiful UNESCO world heritage city in the centre of Europe
    Live in centrally located accommodation
    Be taught by internationally renowned Syriac specialists
    Low university fees
    Scholarships available

    For full details of the MA please see www.uni-salzburg.at/syriac. Information is also found here: Syriac Theology Flyer 2018F. If you have any questions, please contact .

    Prof. Dr. Aho Shemunkasho
    Syriac Theology
    Department of Biblical Studies and Ecclesiastical History
    Universitätsplatz 1  | 5020 Salzburg  | Austria
    Tel    : +43 (0)662 8044 2926
    Fax   : +43 (0)662 8044 74 2926

    Secretary Treasurer

    January 10th, 2018 4:06 pm / Continue Reading »
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  3. Announcement & Call for Papers: The 14th Annual Archbishop Iakovos Graduate Students Conference in Patristic Studies, March 1-3, 2018

    The Stephen and Catherine Pappas Patristic Institute of the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology is pleased to announce its 14th annual Archbishop Iakovos Graduate Student Conference in Patristic Studies on March 1-3, 2018. The purpose of the conference is to bring graduate students together from the fields of Patristic Studies, Historical Theology, and the History of Christianity in Late Antiquity in a collaborative and theological setting to hear and discuss peer research.  The conference will begin on Thursday, March 1, at 5:00 p.m., and will end with dinner on Saturday, March 3.

    We now call for paper proposals.  We invite all doctoral, post-doctoral, and masters students with research interests in Patristic Studies, Historical Exegesis or Theology, or the History of Christianity in Late Antiquity, to submit a paper abstract of approximately 250 words. Topics relating to eastern Christianity, including Syriac-speaking Christianity, are particularly encouraged. Participants who do not present a paper are also welcome.

    Secretary Treasurer

    January 10th, 2018 3:46 pm / Continue Reading »
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