Nina Nikki: “What’s So Special about Pauline Christianity? – A Cultural Evolutionary Approach,” Puukko Seminar, organized by the Department of Biblical Studies, University of Helsinki. 

Pasi Hyytiäinen: “Textual Evolution in Acts 5:38-39 of D And The Effect of Social-Historical Context,” SBL International Meeting, Seoul. 


Nina Nikki: “Cultural Evolution of ‘Pauline Christianity’ - Some Initial Remarks,” Cultural Evolution and Religion, a symposium organized by the project "Ritual and the Emergence of Early Christian Religion" (REECR), University of Helsinki.

Pasi Hyytiäinen: “Current State of New Testament Textual Criticism - How Computer-Assisted Stemmatology Is Changing The Field?,”  Seventh Workshop of Studia Stemmatologica, Villa Lante, Rome.

Elina Lapinoja: “Encountering The Other – Christ-Groups and Graeco-Roman Associations,” SBL International Meeting, Berlin.


Nina Nikki: “A Cultural Evolutionary Perspective on Pauline Christianity,” Nordic New Testament Conference, Reykjavik.

“Magic, Miracles, and the Cultural Evolution of Pauline Christianity,” ISBL/EABS, Helsinki.

“Abraham as a Prototype in Paul and the Qur'an,” together with doc. Ilkka Lindstedt, ISBL/EABS, Helsinki.

Antti Vanhoja: “Rejection of Paul as a Means of Identity Construction – the Case of the Ebionites,” Symposium Ideas and Identities in Late Antiquity: Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, Helsinki, Finland.

"Constructing Identity Through Polemics and Recognition – the Case of the Pseudo-Clementine Basic Writing," EABS 10th Graduate Symposium, Rome, Italy.

 “Constructing Identity Through Polemics and Recognition – the Case of the Pseudo-Clementine Basic Writing,” Nordic New Testament Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland.

“Polemics and Identity in the Pseudo-Clementine Basic Writing,” ISBL/EABS, Helsinki, Finland.

“Bearer of Heresies – Simon Magus in the Pseudo-Clementine Basic Writing from the Perspective of Identity Construction,” SBL, Denver, US. (Forthcoming).

Jarkko Vikman: “The Religious Expertise in Ephesus during the First Three Centuries CE,” Nordic New Testament Conference, Reykjavik.

 ”Ignatius of Antioch’s Bishop is the Cognitively Natural One,” ISBL/EABS, Helsinki.