The New Department of Hebrew

is organizing an International Conference on

New Research in Hebrew Language and Culture


Date: 27 - 29 January 2014

The conference will deal with a variety of topics, including:

  • Hebrew Language and Culture in Africa

  • The Bible and its Commentaries

  • Ancient and Modern Translations of the Bible in Africa

  • Linguistic Approaches to Hebrew

  • Comparative and Typological Approaches to Hebrew

  • Rabbinical Literature

  • Philosophical Sources in Hebrew

  • Comparative Study of Hebrew Language, Literature and Religion

  • Hebrew Language and Science

  • Hebrew Language and Politics

  • Hebrew Language and Law


Papers on additional themes related to Hebrew will also be eligible

The conference sessions will by hosted by the Faculty of the Humanities, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa