Call for Papers
The conference committee welcomes papers on all aspects of Jewish onomastics (personal names, family names, epithets and place-names) from the biblical period through the modern age, representing all Jewish communities world-wide and from all fields of research, including Judaic studies, linguistics, literature, sociology, anthropology, genealogy, and toponymics. Papers will be given in Hebrew and English.
Scholars who wish to present papers are requested to send a 200 word abstract, clearly stating contribution, a selected bibliography, and a brief academic profile to the address listed below no later than November 30, 2016.
For further information please contact:
Professor Aaron Demsky
Director, Project for the Study of Jewish Names
Steering Committee: Dr Yigal Levin, Dr Tsvi Sadan and Dr Stephanie Ginensky
All participants must register for the 17th World Congress of Jewish Studies. However participants in the names conference may also present an additional paper in another section of the Congress. For further information regarding registration, see: http://www.jewish-studies.org;
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