11. Apocalypticism 2021

11th Enoch Seminar Meeting – Apocalypticism: History, Method, and Reception

University of Munich (LMU) (23-27 May, 2021)

Chairs: Chairs: Loren Stuckenbruck, Gabriele Boccaccini, Kelley Coblentz Bautch

Organizing Committee:

  • Lorenzo DiTommaso, Concordia University Montreal, Canada (acting Vice-Director)
  • Kathy Ehrensperger, University of Wales Lampeter, Wales
  • Deborah Forger, Dartmouth University, USA
  • Gabriella Gelardini, Nord University, Norway
  • Matthias Henze, Rice University, USA
  • Liv Ingeborg Lied, Norwegian School of Theology, Norway
  • Isaac Oliver de Oliveira, Bradley University, USA
  • Benjamin E. Reynolds, Tyndale University, Canada
  • Cecilia Wassen, Uppsala University, Sweden
  • Archie T. Wright, Regent University, USA
  • Jason M. Zurawski, University of Groningen, Netherlands (General Manager)

Advisory Board:

  • Daniel Assefa, Capuchin Franciscan Institute Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
  • Albert Baumgarten, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
  • Esther Chazon, Hebrew University Jerusalem, Israel
  • John Collins, Yale University, USA
  • Paula Fredriksen, Boston University, USA
  • Ida Fröhlich, Catholic University Budapest, Hungary
  • Lester Grabbe, University of Hull, England
  • Annette Reed, New York University, USA
  • Adele Reinhartz, University of Ottawa, Canada
  • Benjamin Wright, Lehigh University, USA


  • Joshua Scott
  • Ted Erho

Register here: (Registration will open soon!)


Times listed in Eastern Standard Time

The symposium is organized around seven special areas or clusters (called “Groups” in the schedule further below):

(1) Apocalypses, Method, and Reception

Keynote: Hindy Najman – Apocalypse in broader humanities

(2) Apocalypses in the Ancient Mediterranean Context

Keynote: Jan Bremmer – Vergil and Jewish Apocalyptic

(3) Ancient Israel

Keynote: Martti Nissinen – Specialist on prophecy

(4) Second Temple Judaism and Christian Origins

Keynote: Annette Yoshiko Reed

(5) Christianity in Late Antiquity

Keynote: Lorenzo DiTommaso

(6) Judaism in Late Antiquity

Keynote: Ra’anan Boustan

(7) Islam in Late Antiquity

Keynote: Carlos Segovia

In addition to the Keynote Lectures, Seminar Papers, and Responses, there will be:

  • (1) a moderated panel with Senior Scholars on the legacy of the Uppsala Conference
  • (2) a moderated panel on the contemporary developments in the field
  • (3) a moderated panel with younger scholars on future perspectives in the field.