In 2009, the members of the project published a website about the Qumran discoveries. The site aims to provide understandable information about the discoveries: the articles discuss, for example, the texts found in Qumran, the community behind the texts, and the history of Judaism in the Second Temple period. The editor of the site is Hanne von Weissenberg. Read more (in Finnish): http://www.helsinki.fi/teol/pro/qumran/index.html
Raija Sollamo, Jutta Jokiranta, Hanna Tervanotko and Hanna Vanonen have an article or articles in the recently published theological dictionary, Theologisches Wörterbuch zu den Qumrantexten, edited by Heinz-Josef Fabry and Ulrich Dahmen. The book was published by Kohlhammer, 2011.
Three of the members of the group have an article in the recently published volume Changes in Scripture: Rewriting and Interpreting Authoritative Traditions in the Second Temple Period (BZAW 419). In addition Hanne von Weissenberg is one of the editors of this volume. The other two editors are Juha Pakkala and Marko Marttila, and the book was published by de Gruyter, 2011.
The articles are:
Mika S. Pajunen: The Use of Different Aspects of the Deuteronomistic Ideology in Apocryphal Psalms.
Hanne von Weissenberg: Changing Scripture? Scribal Corrections in MS 4QXIIc
Hanna Vanonen: The Textual Connections between 1QM 1 and the Book of Daniel
Hanne von Weissenberg, Jutta Jokiranta, Mika Pajunen, Hanna Tervanotko and Hanna Vanonen, and in addition, Katri Antin ja Jessi Orpana took part in the seminar held by Juha Pakkala’s research project Birth and Transmission of a Holy tradition in September 30 – Oct 2, 2011 in Tallinn, Estonia. All of them also gave a paper in this symposium.
Raija Sollamo and Hanna Vanonen took part in the latest meeting of the Old Testament scholars of the Åbo Akademi University, the Uppsala University and the University of Helsinki in Turku, Finland, March 3, 2011. Vanonen also gave a paper in the meeting.
Hanna Vanonen was a member of the Finnish Graduate School of Theology (http://www.helsinki.fi/teol/ktel/graduateschool/) in 2010–2011. During these years, Vanonen gave a paper in two symposiums: Religion and Society – The Annual Symposium of the Finnish Graduate School of Theology, October 14–15, 2010 in Espoo, Finland and Cultural Encounters – The Annual Symposium of the Finnish Graduate School of Theology, October 13–14, 2011 in Turku, Finland. In addition, Vanonen gave a poster presentation in the meeting of the graduate students of the University if Helsinki May 12–13, 2011 in Helsinki.
During the project period, Raija Sollamo, Mika Pajunen ja Hanna Vanonen have been members of the network Meaning, Language and Changing Cultures (2002–) which is a multidisciplinary postgraduate studies network in the Humanities in the University of Helsinki. Sollamo, Pajunen and Vanonen have also given papers in the meetings of this network. The latest of these was given by Vanonen in April 19, 2011 in Helsinki.
Hanna Vanonen took part in the 2nd Groningen Qumran Institute Symposium, October 21–22 in Netherlands. The topic of the symposium was The Jewish War against Rome (66–70/74): Interdisciplinary Perspectives.
Hanne von Weissenberg, Jutta Jokiranta ja Hanna Vanonen took part in the seminar held by Juha Pakkala’s research project Birth and Transmission of a Holy tradition. The seminar was held in September 25–27, 2011 in Tallinn, Estonia. Vanonen, Jokiranta and von Weissenberg also gave a paper in this seminar.