From July 22 to 26, the 10th international conference of the Societé d'Études Samaritaines will be held under the title Samaritans through the Ages History, Culture and Linguistics, jointly organized by Budapest University of Jewish Studies and Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary. 25 scientists from 15 countries give lectures in English.
Prof. Dr. József Zsengellér former Rector of Károli Gáspár University, Prof. Dr. Péter B. Furkó vice-rector of Károli Gáspár University, Dr. Tamás Bíró vice-rector of the Jewish Theological Seminary and Stefan Schorch the president of the Societé d'Études Samaritaines are giving an opening speech on 22 July.
The Société d’Études Samaritaines is an international organization for scholars working with Samaritan literature, languages, history, religion, theology, customs, calendar, music, and more. The society has 43 members, who work in academic institutions from Australia to Canada, from Israel to Scandinavia.
The Samaritans are a religious community with approximately 800 members as of 2020. They live in a village on Mount Gerizim near Nablus, Palestine, and in Holon outside Tel Aviv in Israel. The community has an undisrupted history of more than 2,000 years.
The event hosted by Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary (in Károli-Csekonics Palace) and Budapest University of Jewish Studies. Lectures will be held in English.
Start date and time: 22 July 15.00 p.m.
End Date: 26 July 2022 13.00 p.m.
- Károli-Csekonics Palota, 1088 Budapest, Reviczky utca 6.
- Budapest University of Jewish Studies 1084 Budapest, Scheiber Sándor utca 2.
Further information: https://or-zse.hu/event/samaritans-through-the-ages/