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Expert Workshop

Kinneret Regional Project: recent Results and Reflections on Ongoing Work at Tel Kinrot and Horvat Kur

Saturday 16 April 2016 - Sunday 17 April 2016
Profs. Drs. Carol and Eric M. Meyers on Teaching and Research Visit in Leiden
Dutch National Museum of Antiquities (RMO)
Rapenburg 28
2311 EW Leiden

Workshop sponsored by the Chair for History and Culture of Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity at Leiden University

Keynote lectures by Carol and Eric Meyers, expert papers by team members of Kinneret Regional Project and discussion.


April 16: The Iron Age-I Domestic Complex on Tel Kinrot

10.00          Coffee

10.15          Welcome and Introduction (J.Z.)

10.30          Keynote Address (45 minutes, then Q&A)

Prof. Dr. Carol Meyers (Duke University): Women’s Household Religion in the Iron Age

Ca. 12.00   Lunch

14.00          Responses

  • Dr. Stefan Münger in cooperation with Myriam Röthlisberger and Dr. Susanne Rutishauser (University of Bern): The Domestic Quarters at Tel Kinrot – Architectural and and Spatial Analysis
  • Anneke Berkheij-Dol (Leiden University): What is “Domestic Religion”?
  • Methodological Reflections on the Situation in Iron Age I-Palestine
  • Diederik Halbertsma (Leiden University): Religion in Tel Damiya

16.30          Wrapping Up (J.Z.)

April 17, 2016: The Byzantine Village and Synagogue on Horvat Kur (Galilee)

10.15 Keynote Address (45 minutes, then Q&A)

Prof. Dr. Eric Meyers (Duke University): Recent Developments in Synagogue Research

Ca. 12.00 Lunch

13.30 Responses:

  • Annalize Rheeder (University of Augsburg / Leiden University): The Phasing of the Synagogue of Horvat Kur
  • Dr. Philip Bes / Dr. Dennis Braekmans (Leiden University): The Ceramic Repertoire from Horvat Kur: Preliminary Chronological and Socio-Economical Conclusions
  • Dr. Ulla Tervahauta-Helin (University of Helsinki): The Platform for the Torah-Shrine in the Synagogue at Horvat Kur
  • Dr. Patrick Wyssmann (University of Bern): The Coins from the Synagogue at Horvat Kur

16.30 Wrapping Up (J.Z.)

After Workshop: Informal Get-Together with KRP 2016 team members

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