July 5, 2013

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 5 July 2013

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In this issue:

  • Journals

  • Books

  • Call for papers

  • Jobs

  • Funding


Journal of Buddhist Ethics – All articles and reviews are free to view and download and may be located at http://blogs.dickinson.edu/buddhistethics .

Popular Anthropology Magazine is now available free online at http://popanthro.org/ojs/index.php/popanthro

Journal of Hindu Studies – advance notice http://jhs.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/recent?papetoc

Contemporary Buddhism, Vol 14, issue 1 http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rcbh20/14/1#.UdXVQG0090o


Colin Barker, Laurence Cox, John Krinsky and Alf Nilsen, eds., (2013), Marxism and social movements. Leiden: Brill (Historical Materialism book series).

482pp. hardback; ISBN 9789004211759

List price €129 / $179 (discount €96.75 / $134.25); order via brill.com/marxism-and-social-movements<http://brill.com/marxism-and-social-movements> using discount code 50555 until 31.12.2013

Release date June 21 2013


CFP: Center for Religion and the Media

Religion in the Digital Age II: Mediating ‘the Human’ in a Globalizing Asia”

Conference CFP, NYU Center for Religion and Media, Sept 27-28, 2013

Deadline for proposal, July 31, 2013 to angela.zito[at] nyu.edu



CFP: Religion in Cyberspace 2013

Venue: Brno

Country: Czech Republic

Organiser: Faculty of Law, School of Social Studies, Masaryk University in Brno

Homepage: http://cyberspace.muni.cz/english/index.php

Deadline: Jul 31, 2013 http://www.digitalislam.eu/article.do?articleId=8301


Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication has issued a general CFP for work exploring transformations in culture, communication & politics in Middle East and North Africa


CFP: Conference CFP: Doctor Who and Religion [Manchester 2nd Nov 2013] – August 16th

contact email: DrWhoReligion [at] gmail.com

Abstracts should be 250 words in length, and include a short biography of the author. Abstracts should be sent to DrWhoReligion [at] gmail.com. Deadline for receipt of abstracts: 16th August 2012.



CFP: East-Asian Translation Studies conference

University of East Anglia, United Kingdom

19 and 20 June 2014

Details and the Call for Papers are on the website:



Indian Journal of Comparative Literature and Translation Studies

Date: 2013-08-10

Description: Indian Journal of Comparative Literature and Translation Studies is a double blind peer reviewed quarterly  journal which will publish original unpublished papers on Comparative Literature theory, history of the disciplines and  trends, Translation Studies, Cultural Studies and any area of  Indian Lite …

Contact: ijclts2013 [AT] gmail.com

URL: sites.google.com/site/indjournalofclts/home

Announcement ID: 204870



CFP: Long Island Philosophical Society – (50th anniversary)

Location: New York

Date: 2014-03-07

Description: Please send papers of about 10-12 pages on any philosophical topic. Submissions from both undergraduate and graduate students are welcome. Long Island Philosophical Society – (50th anniversary) Date – 04/26/2014 Location – Molloy College, NY (Rockville Centre) Organizer – Glenn Statile StatileG@stjo …

Contact: StatileG[at] stjohns.edu

Announcement ID: 204871


CFP: 2nd Biennial University of Toronto Graduate Student Conference on South Asian Religions – The Methods of Memory, to be held on November 1-2, 2013.

Proposals of no more than 300 words, a list of five keywords, and a CV should be sent to TorontoCSAR[at] gmail.com by September 1, 2013. For further enquiries, please contact arun.brahmbhatt [at] mail.utoronto.ca or eric.steinschneider[at] mail.utoronto.ca.

To view a poster of the call, see the attached file or visit http://www.sareligionuoft.ca/events/upcoming/.



University of Sydney – LECTURER IN ARCHAEOLOGY


The School of the Art Institute of Chicago – Full-time Faculty in Art History – Contemporary Art History and Theory <http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=46883>

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago – Full-time Faculty in Art History – Modern and Contemporary Architecture <http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=46884>

Japan Society – Director, Education and Family Programs, Japan Society <http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=46882>

University of Oregon – Assistant Professor in Native American, Pacific Islander, or Indigenous Studies


Hong Kong University of Science and Technology – Faculty Positions (Anthropology and Philosophy)<http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=46887>


Opening of applications for the 2014 BDK fellowship program for Japanese students and scholars who want to research Buddhism.

Here’s the web site: http://www.bdk.or.jp/bdk/foreigner.html

The English announcement for non-Japanese scholars will be posted a bit later.


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