About The Congress

The next triennial congress of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament (IOSOT) will take place in Stellenbosch, South Africa from 4-9 September 2016. The IOSOT is the leading organization for Hebrew Bible / Old Testament studies, and the 2016 meeting will be the first on the African continent, and only the second outside of Europe.

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Host Institutions

The 2016 IOSOT congress will be hosted jointly by the University of Stellenbosch (SU) and the Old Testament Society of South Africa (OTSSA).

The South African Society for Near Eastern Studies (SASNES) will be a partner of the host institutions in organizing the programme of the congress.

At Stellenbosch University the Department of Ancient Studies (at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences) and the Discipline Group Old & New Testament (in the Faculty of Theology) will take responsibility for the practical arrangements of the congress.

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Registration and Reservations

Registration for IOSOT2016 will remain open until 31 August 2016. Early-bird tariffs end 30 June 2016.

Also be sure to read the other pages in the “Practical information” section (accessible from the navigation menu at the top of this page).

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