Berlin alumni evening: meet prof.dr. Popovic
|When:||Tu 07-06-2016 19:30 - 22:00|
|Where:||Old Smithy's Dizzle - Berlin|
Alumni are cordially invited to the second University of Groningen alumni evening in Berlin. An opportunity to catch up with fellow alumni and share ideas for the chapter. Moreover, we are honoured that world famous UG professor Mladen Popovic is joining us. He is an expert on the Dead Sea Scrolls, the manuscripts that were found in the Qumran caves and are of great historical, religious, and cultural significance. They form the roots of western society.
Date and time: June 7, start 19.30h
Location: Old Smithy's Dizzle (Mainzer Str. 16, 10247 Berlin)
Entrance: €15 (cateringcosts - 2 drinks and canapés)
Order your ticket before June 3st 12:00 via Eventbrite (on- and offline payments are available)
19:30 - 20:00 Welcome and drinks
20:00 - 20:15 Opening program
20:15 - 20:45 Guest lecture by Prof. Mladen Popovic 'Treasures from the Caves of Qumran: The Dead Sea Scrolls Revealed'
20:45 - 22.00 Continuation drinks
Prof. Mladen Popovic | Qumran Institute
Mladen Popović is Tenure Professor for Hebrew Bible and Ancient Judaism, with special attention for Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls. Popović is head of the Qumran Institute of the University of Groningen, which has a leading role in the study of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Popović was curator of the unique exhibition of the Dead Sea Scrolls in the Drents Museum. It was the first time in the Netherlands that an entire exhibition was dedicated to this famous discovery.
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