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NEW LIGHT ON THE PERIOD OF KING DAVID

In the Fields of Archaeology, Ancient History, and Epigraphy

INVITATION

Ben-Gurion University

‘David’s Victory’ Foundation

ACADEMIC CONFERENCE:

NEW LIGHT ON THE PERIOD OF KING DAVID

In the Fields of Archaeology, Ancient History, and Epigraphy

The conference will take place in the auditorium of the central building in the Industrial Park of Omer (near Beer-Sheva) on Thursday, February 12, 2009.

Program of the Conference:

16:00 – 16:30  Gathering and Light Refreshments

16:30 – 16:40  Greetings and Introductory Remarks:

  • Mr. Aharon Yadlin, Assistant Chairman of the Executive Board of Ben-Gurion University and 
  • Former Minister of Education and Culture of the State of Israel
  • Prof. Vladimir Berginer, President of the ‘David’s Victory’ Foundation
  • Chairman of the Session: Prof. Chaim Cohen, Academic Advisor of the ‘David’s Victory’ 
  • Foundation

16:40
– 17:30  Prof. Yosef Garfinkel and Mr. Sa`ar Ganor, The Institute of Archaeology, The Hebrew
University: “Sha`arayim – A Judaean City from the Time of King David in the Elah Valley”

17:30 – 18:05  Dr. Eilat Mazar, The Institute of Archaeology, The Hebrew University: “The Palace 
of David in the City of David”

18:05 – 18:40  Dr. Haggai Misgav, The Institute of Archaeology, The Hebrew University: “The 
Ostracon (the New Inscription) from Khirbet Qeiyafa”

18:40 – 19:00  Prof. Vladimir Berginer, President of the ‘David’s Victory’ Foundation: “The ‘David’s 
Victory’ Foundation and the Memorial Site Commemorating David’s Victory over Goliath in 
the Elah Valley” [including the screening of a new six-minute film]

FREE ADMISSION

Free parking is available alongside the entrance gate to the Industrial Park of Omer, opposite the
Luzzato Building.

The Academic Conferences Organized by the ‘David’s Victory’ Foundation:

2003 – First Academic Conference

2006 – Second Academic Conference

2009 – Third Academic Conference

HT: Agade (via Joe Lauer).

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