The International Organization for
Septuagint and Cognate Studies

Grinfield Lectures

Grinfield Lectures on the Septuagint 2021–22

The second series of the Grinfield Lectures are in progress in February of 2022. James K. Aitken, Professor of Hebrew and Early Jewish Studies at the University of Cambridge, is giving three lectures on the theme, "The Septuagint and the History of the Book". The lectures will be recorded and made available online.

  1. "The Septuagint within Egyptian Book Culture"
    Monday, 14th February, 5:00–6:00 PM (UTC)
    venue: online
    The recording will be available soon.

  2. "The Septuagint within Greek Education"
    Tuesday, 21st February, 5:00–6:30 PM (UTC)
    venue: Harris Seminar Room, Oriel College, Oxford
    and live-streamed in EventBrite.
    Please register whether attending in person or online.

  3. "The Septuagint within Textual Plurality"
    Monday, 22nd February, 2:00–3:30 PM (UTC)
    venue: Room 207, Seminar in Jewish Studies in the Graeco-Roman Period, Oxford Centre for Hebrew & Jewish Studies, Walton Street, Oxford OX1 2HG

The recordings of the three lectures of the first series (given in 2021) are available in Vimeo (about halfway down the page).

See the flyer (PDF). Mark your calendars, and check back later for more details. Further updates will be posted on the Oxford Centre for Hebrew & Jewish Studies website.