2012 Conference


Conference Programme

Thursday, 6th September

15.00-17.30 Check-in and Registration Stamford Street Apartments/ Franklin-Wilkins Building
17.30-18.30 Reception Franklin-Wilkins Building
18.30-19.30 Dinner Franklin-Wilkins Restaurant
20.00-21.30 Plenary Session 1
James Crossley
Stamford Street Lecture Theatre
21.30- tbc. The Bar is open Franklin-Wilkins Restaurant

Friday, 7th September

07.30-08.00 Morning Prayer Franklin-Wilkins Building
Room 1.11
07.30-08.45 Breakfast Franklin-Wilkins Restaurant
09.00-10.30 Seminar Groups: Session 1 See Programme p.4
10.30-11.00 Coffee Franklin-Wilkins Restaurant
11.00-12.30 Seminar Groups: Session 2 See Programme p.4-5
12.30-13.30 Lunch Franklin-Wilkins Restaurant
13.30-15.30 Excursion/free time  
15.30-16.00 Tea Franklin-Wilkins Restaurant
16.00-16.30 BNTS Business Meeting Stamford Street Lecture Theatre
16.30-18.00 Plenary Session 2
Anthony Thiselton
Stamford Street Lecture Theatre
18.00-18.30 Reception Franklin-Wilkins Restaurant
18.30-20.15 Dinner Franklin-Wilkins Restaurant
20.30-21.45 Plenary Session 3 Stamford Street Lecture Theatre
Panel Discussion: “New Testament Question Time: the State and Future of the Discipline”
21.45- tbc. The Bar will be open Franklin-Wilkins Restaurant

Saturday, 7th September

7.30-8.10 Eucharist St John’s Church
  Please meet in the lobby of Stamford Street Apartments at 7.15am.
7.30-9.00 Breakfast Franklin-Wilkins Restaurant
9.15-10.45 Seminar Groups: Session 3 See Programme p.5
10.45-11.15 Coffee Franklin-Wilkins Restaurant
11.15-12.45 Plenary Session 4
Andrew Clarke
Stamford Street Lecture Theatre
13.00-14.00 Lunch and Departures Franklin-Wilkins Restaurant

Conference Information


Wifi is available in the Franklin-Wilkins Building using the University Guest Network.


All meals and refreshments will be served in the Franklin-Wilkins Restaurant, situated on the first floor of the Franklin-Wilkins Building.

BNTS Conference Reception Desk

The reception desk will be staffed during breaks and is situated on the ground floor of the Franklin-Wilkins Building.

Publishers’ Display

The publishers’ display is located in the Franklin-Wilkins Building in the cafeteria on the first floor.


Two excursions will take place, to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, and The London Eye. In addition, we are happy to announce that torch-bearer Steve Walton has agreed to lead a group to Trafalgar Square to watch the Paralympic Games on a live screen. All excursions will depart from the entrance atrium of the Franklin-Wilkins Building at 1.30pm and are within easy walking distance. They will return by 3.30pm.


On the day of departure, please ensure that you leave your room key with the residence office in the Stamford Street Apartments by 2pm.

Call for Papers

Papers are invited for the 2012 British New Testament Conference to be hosted by King’s College London.

Nine seminars will be running this year. Abstracts of no more than 200 words should be sent to the relevant seminar chairs.

The deadline for submitting proposals is 31st May 2012.