Welcome to the sixth RSP Opportunities Digest for 2014. As ever, please remember that we are not responsible for any content contained herein unless it is directly related to the RSP. If you have any content for future digests, please contact us via the various options on our ‘contact’ page. If you are enquiring about any of the opportunities listed below, please contact the organizers directly.
To skip to specific content within this digest, please use the table of contents to the right of your screen. This digest has been significantly pared down to basic details and web links. We hope this meets with your approval.
Those supplying calls for papers etc. must provide a link to external information, or a pdf containing the relevant information, otherwise we will not be able to include these in the digest.
Exhibition – Edinburgh Jews
Opens on Tuesday, June 4th 2013, at New College, Mound Place, Edinburgh, and runs until Friday, April 4th 2014. Open to the public Monday to Friday, from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Religion Knowledge – Discourse
Structured Doctoral Programme: Religion Knowledge – Discourse
Christian and Jewish Religious Conversions
Faculty of Humanities, School of History, and Department for Middle Eastern History, University of Haifa
Calls for Papers
Human-Animal Relationships in Religious Traditions
Dept. of Comparative Religion, University of Bonn, Germany.
25-27 September 2014. Deadline March 31 2014.
Paul Tillich: Theology and Legacy
A conference in Oxford engaging with Tillich’s work. 14th-15th July 2014.
Deadline for Abstracts: 14 February 2014.
(Mis-)Representing Cultures and Objects
(Mis-)Representing Cultures and Objects: Critical Approaches to Museological Collections
University of Stirling, 16 May 2014.
Deadline for applications: 7 February 2014
Abraham’s Trials: Obedience and Rebellion
18-19 December 2014, University of Antwerp.
AAR Indigenous Religious Traditions Group
American Academy of Religion, San Diego, 22-25 November 2014.
Deadline 3rd March 2014.
Disability in Jewish Thought and Culture
Do not curse the deaf or put a stumbling block in front of
the blind: Disability in Jewish Thought and Culture
Gender, Religion and the Atlantic World
Newcastle University, May 15, 2014
Religion & Crisis
BSA Sociology of Religion Study Group Annual Conference 2014
Wednesday 2 – Friday 4 July 2014, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
Deadline extended to 17 February 2014.
Wandering Myths: Transcultural Uses of Myth in the Ancient World
Somerville College, University of Oxford,14-16 April 2014
Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion
Research Associate – Islamic Studies
The University of Cambridge, Centre of Islamic Studies. Start date no later than October 2014. Two-year, fixed-term position. The successful candidate will design and conduct original research into Islam or Muslims in the UK or Europe.
Deadline 5pm, 3 March 2014.
Contact: Professor Yasir Suleiman, Centre of Islamic Studies, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA, firstname.lastname@example.org
4 Jobs at the University of Copenhagen
Study on researchers post-PhD
The AHRC and British Academy are supporting a study to understand the issues faced by individuals in the period immediately following the award of their doctorate. Part of the study is a survey for Early Career Researchers (ECRs) asking them about their experiences. See here for the survey and more information:
Islamic Studies Pedagogy in Britain
Islamic Studies Pedagogy in Britain: Interrogating the Secular and the Sacred
4th March 2014, Multi-faith Centre, University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, DE22 1GB