God’s Library, Gabriel’s Stone, and Forgers’ Bookshelves: On Dating, Faking, and Trafficking

University of Agder, Monday 22 October 2018, room A7-006. Programme 10.15–11.30: New Evidence for the Date and Provenance of P.Ryl. 3.457 (P52) Brent Nongbri, Honorary Research Fellow at Macquarie University, Sydney 11.30–11.45: Coffee and tea 11.45–12.30: Historical Contexts of Forgeries: The Philippine-American Case Christa Wirth, University of Agder 12.30–13.30: Lunch 13.30–14.15: Not even close. The… Read More God’s Library, Gabriel’s Stone, and Forgers’ Bookshelves: On Dating, Faking, and Trafficking

The Unbelievable Past Conference, 14–16 September, 2016

Fragments of an Unbelievable Past? Constructions of Provenance, Narratives of Forgery University of Agder Wednesday Open lecture at Myren Gård: 18:00– Nina Burleigh (Newsweek), “Unholy Business: A True Tale of Faith, Greed and Forgery in the Holy Land” 20:00 Dinner   Thursday (A7–006) 9:00 – 9:15 Årstein Justnes (University of Agder), “[An Unbelievable] Introduction”  … Read More The Unbelievable Past Conference, 14–16 September, 2016

The Lying Pen Conference, 13–15 April, 2016

“The Lying Pen of Scribes”: Manuscript Forgeries and Counterfeiting Scripture in the Twenty-First Century, Conference, University of Agder, 13–15 April, 2016   Wednesday (A7-001) 12.00–12.15 Coffee and tea 12.15–12.30 Årstein Justnes (University of Agder), Introduction and Welcome   Session I, chair: Torleif Elgvin (NLA University College) 12.30–13.30 Malcolm Choat (Macquarie University), “Forging Antiquity: An overview… Read More The Lying Pen Conference, 13–15 April, 2016