Booking is now open for the Eleventh Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament, to be held in Birmingham from Monday 4 to Wednesday 6 March 2019.

The colloquium will consist of thirty papers on New Testament textual criticism, focussing on matters relating to versional evidence (Latin, Syriac, Coptic, Arabic, Gothic) and other indirect sources (e.g. biblical quotations). The full programme has now been released and is available online and for download. There will be two highlight lectures, Prof. David Taylor (Oxford) on "New Developments in the Text of the Old Syriac Gospels” and Prof. Reinhart Ceulemans (Leuven) on "Biblical Lexicography in Late Antiquity and Byzantium".

The booking form is also now available for download. There is an early bird rate for bookings made and paid in full by 13 January 2019. Students benefit from a reduced booking rate, and current University of Birmingham students are able to attend free of charge! Booking closes on 13 February 2019.

Further information about the Birmingham Colloquium may be found at