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International Organization for Qumran Studies (IOQS)

The International Organization for Qumran Studies (IOQS) is an international collaboration platform for scholars in the field of Dead Sea Scrolls studies. The IOQS was founded in the summer of 1989 in Groningen at an international conference. The website of the IOQS is hosted by the Groningen Qumran Institute. Eibert Tigchelaar of Catholic University of Leuven is Executive secretary of the IOQS.

The steering committee is formed by George Brooke (University of Manchester), Esther Chazon (Hebrew University Jerusalem), Daniel Falk (University of Oregon) and Annette Steudel (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen).

There are meetings every three years at different locations in Europe. The lectures of the meetings are edited in a volume and published in the series Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah .

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