March 25, 2014

Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 25 MARCH 2014

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Calls for papers

New book series: Gender & Islam, Gerlach Press

Calls for: Manuscripts

Deadline: N/A

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New journal: Open Theology

De Gruyter Open

Calls for: Articles

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IAHR 2015: “Methods”

Erfurt, Germany

Chairs: Steven Engler and Michael Stausberg

Call for: Papers

Deadline: June 1, 2014

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25th IPRA General Conference: Uniting for Peace: Building Sustainable Peace through Universal Values

August 10–14, 2014

Sakarya Üniversitersi, Istanbul, Turkey

Calls for: Paper, poster and panel proposals

Deadline: April 30, 2014

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Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion

Editors: Suha Shakkour and Sariya Cheruvallil

Call for: Abstracts, expressions of interest

Deadline: March 31, 2014

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ESA Sociology of Religion Research Network 34th Midterm Conference

September 3–4, 2014

Calls for: Abstracts

Deadline: April 18, 2014

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Preternature: Critical and Historical Studies on the Preternatural, special issue: “Uncanny Animations”

Guest editor: Elina Gertsman

Calls for: Abstracts and complete essays

Deadlines: April 15, 2014 (abstracts), June 15, 2014 (complete essays)

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Society for the Scientific Study of Religion Annual Meeting

October 31–November 2, 2014

Calls for: Session and paper proposals

Deadline: March 31, 2014

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Conferences and events

Book launch: Steven J. Sutcliffe and Ingvild Sælid Gilhus (editors), New Age Spirituality: Rethinking Religion

March 26, 2014, 2:00-5:00 PM

University of Edinburgh

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Folklore, Thomas Hardy, and Rural Writing: A joint conference of the Folklore Society and the Thomas Hardy Society

April 11–13, 2014

Corn Exchange, Dorchester, Dorset

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The Circulation of Astronomical Knowledge in the Ancient World

April 12–13, 2014

Brown University

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Summer school

Nationalism, Religion and Violence in Europe

June 23–July 4, 2014

Charles University, Prague

Deadline: April 25, 2014

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“Matter(s) of relations: current analyses of Pacific rituals”

April 7–8, 2014

Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille

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Fully funded PhD position: “Religion in China”

University of Groningen

Deadline: May 2, 2014

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Fully funded PhD scholarships

Interuniversity Center for Social Science: University of Utrecht, University of Groningen, University of Nijmegen

Deadline: April 22, 2014

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The Society for the Scientific Study of Religion Student Travel Awards

Deadline: March 31, 2014

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New publications

Religion and Society, Volume 4: Ends and Beginnings

Publisher: Berghahn Journals

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Kocku von Stuckrad, The Scientification of Religion: An Historical Study of Discursive Change, 1800-2000

Publisher: De Gruyter

Type/genre: Monograph

Language: English

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