Wednesday, 19 September 2012


Tuesday, 16

Opening remarks.

10:30 - 11:30
Temple, Palace and Markets - Urban Topography of Jerusalem in the time of James Zebedee (first century AD).
Gideon Avni.
Israel Antiquities Authority. Israel.

11:30 - 12:00
Coffee Break.

12:00 - 13:00
Santiago de Compostela from the “passio” to the “inventio” (1st-9th centuries AD).
José Suárez Otero.
Independent Researcher. Spain.

13:00 - 14:00
Jerusalem and its Priests in the Days of the Second Temple.
Tessa Rajak.
University of Reading and University of Oxford. United Kingdom.

16:00 - 17:00
The historical James bar Zebedee and other Jameses in the New Testament.
Richard Bauckham.
University of St Andrews and Ridley Hall, Cambridge. United Kingdom.

17:00 - 18:00
The Church of St James in Jerusalem.
Reginald Denys Pringle.
Cardiff University. United Kingdom.

18:00 - 18:30
Coffee Break.

18:30 - 19:30
From Jaffa to Acre: what Ports and Port Towns were along the Coast of the Holy Land during the Crusade Period?
Ruthy Gertwagen.
University of Haifa. Israel.

19:30 - 20:30
The stones that sailed across the sea in the Galician culture.
José Miguel Andrade Cernadas.
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. Spain.

Wednesday, 17

10:00 - 11:00
The origins of the ‘inventio’: a historical framework.
Carlos Baliñas Pérez.
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. Spain.

11:00 - 12:00
The formulation, the development and the expansion of the ‘translatio’ of James Zebedee.
Fernando López Alsina.
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. Spain.

12:00 - 12:30
Coffee Break.

12:30 - 13:30
James Zebedee, an apostle with multiple iconographies.
Ramón Yzquierdo Perrín.
Universidade da Coruña. Spain.

13:30 - 14:30
In the footsteps of James Zebedee: pilgrims and crusaders from north-western Spain in the Holy Land during the 12th and 13th centuries.
Carlos Andrés González Paz.
Instituto de Estudios Gallegos “Padre Sarmiento” (CSIC, XuGa). Spain.

16:30 - 17:30
Benjamin of Todela's Travel-Book: a Pilgrim’s Guide to a “Jewish Compostella”.
Joseph Shatzmiller.
Duke University. United States.

17:30 - 18:30
Pilgrimage in the 21st century: the Holy Land and the Camino Experiences.
Noga Collins-Kreiner.
University of Haifa. Israel.


Social Dinner.

Sunday, 1 July 2012