May 10, 2013

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 10 May 2013

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In this issue:

  • Resources

  • Journals

  • Call for papers

  • Conferences

  • Jobs

  • Funding

RESOURCES


H-Buddhism, Buddhism Bibliography (Zotero). 6,800 items, maintained by 91 members

https://www.zotero.org/groups/h-buddhism_bibliography_project/items/collectionKey)

 


Network for New Media, Religion and Digital Cultural Studies

http://digitalreligion.tamu.edu/


JOURNALS


Journal of Hindu Studies http://jhs.oxfordjournals.org/content/6/1?etoc

 

Sociology of Religion, advance access http://socrel.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/recent?papetoc

 

Journal of Religion, Media and Digital Culture – New Book Reviews http://jrmdc.com/


CALLS FOR PAPERS


CfP: Edited volume “Women from the Parsonage: Pastors Daughters as Writers, Salonnires, Translators, and Educators”

Date: 2013-01-01

Description: CFP: Women from the Parsonage: Pastors Daughters as Writers, Salonnires, Translators, and Educators Many prominent writers and thinkers, especially from the second half of the seventeenth into the nineteenth century, were the sons of pastors. The advantages of their upbringing and especially the edu …

Contact: cindy.renker [at] utdallas.edu

Announcement ID: 203421

http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=203421


CFP for Ways of Knowing: Graduate Conference on Religion at Harvard Divinity School (Oct 25-6, 2013 in Cambridge, Massachusetts). Deadline July 1, 2013 Location: Massachusetts

Date: 2013-07-01

Description: CFP for Ways of Knowing: Graduate Conference on Religion at Harvard Divinity School (Oct 25-6, 2013 in Cambridge, Massachusetts). Deadline July 1, 2013. The Science, Religion, and Culture Program at Harvard Divinity School announces the second annual graduate student conference on religion. In our i …

Contact: gradreligionconference [at] hds.harvard.edu

URL: www.hds.harvard.edu/gradreligionconference

Announcement ID: 203423

http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=203423

 


Call for Book Chapter Proposals: Negotiating Ethics

Location: Nova Scotia

Date: 2013-07-01

Description: Ensuring that sociological research complies with ethical standards requires considerable thought and attention. Not only does the researcher need to ensure safety to all participants in the process, they must also place themselves within that same continuum of harm and risk to ensure their own safe …

Contact: alan.brown [at] msvu.ca

Announcement ID: 203406

http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=203406

 


CONFERENCES/ EVENTS


Sacred Topography and Cultural Tranfers in the Himalayas

Organized by Klaus-Dieter Mathes, University of Vienna

 

Time: May 24, 3 pm until May 25, 4 pm

Venue: Dept. of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies

1090 Vienna, Spitalgasse 2, Hof 2.7

Seminar Room 1

 

For further info see: http://www.univie.ac.at/ik_cirdis/


JOBS


Wheaton College – Postdoctoral Fellowship, Asian History

<http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=46697>

 

Nanyang Technological University – Assistant Professor in Southeast Asian History

<http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=46699>

 

Northwestern University – Associate or Full Professor, Islam in African Societies

<http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=46680>

 

J. F. Oberlin University – Ass’t./Assoc. Professor, Premodern Japanese Literature

<http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=46667>

 

German Historical Institute – Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in History

<http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=46671>

 

Pennsylvania State University – Chaiken Family Chair in Jewish Studies

<http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=46678>

 

University of Maryland – College Park – Position in Yiddish Culture

and/or Literature

<http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=46693>

 


FUNDING


The Centre for the Study of Japanese Religions at SOAS invites applications for one PhD bursary for new dissertation projects on Japanese Religions.

 

The value of the bursary is £4000, which covers the fees for the first year of MPhil/PhD study at SOAS (UK/EU fees). If the successful candidate receives a grant to cover fees from another funding body the bursary may be used towards maintenance.

Deadline for applications: 3 June 2013

Start of bursary: Fall semester 2013

 

Applications are invited from outstanding students of Japanese religions, regardless of nationality.

 

For further details on the application process and procedures, please visit our website: http://www.soas.ac.uk/csjr/bursaries/

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