Upcoming Conference

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3 5 September, 2015

Call for Papers

The Annual Meeting of the British New Testament Society will take place at the University of Edinburgh from Thursday 3rd to Saturday 5th September 2015. Proposals for papers are invited for any of the ten seminar groups and the simultaneous short paper section.

See the seminar groups page for contact details of the seminar chairs.

Abstracts of no more than 300 words should be sent to the seminar chairs no later than Friday 17th April 2015.

Additional information and individual calls for papers for some of the seminar groups are below.

If you have any further questions, please contact the relevant seminar group chairs directly.

Booking now open

Residential: £210 (£235 after 1st July)

Non-Residential: £140 (£160 after 1st July)

You may also like information on getting to Pollack Halls, the location for the conference.

2015 Plenary speakers

  • Dr Susan Docherty
  • Prof. Philip Esler
  • Dr Peter Oakes

Membership of the Society and attendance at the conference is open to those who fall into one of the following categories:

  1. Teach New Testament (or a cognate discipline) at a recognized HEI;
  2. Hold a doctorate in the area of New Testament;
  3. Those involved in postgraduate research in New Testament at doctoral or masters level;
  4. Have previously been in attendance at the Society's annual conference (subject to (e) below);
  5. By special permission of the committee, for one year only in the first instance, to someone who has made a recognised published contribution to New Testament studies.