August 26, 2014

Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 26 August 2014

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Calls for papers

Journal of Contemporary Religion Special Issue 

What is different about gender across religious cultures?

Calls for: articles

Deadline: October 15, 2014 (abstracts); April, 2015 (full papers)

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Conference: York Christian Apocrypha Symposium: Fakes, Forgeries and Fictions

September 24–26, 2014

York University, Toronto, Canada

Calls for: abstracts, papers, panels

Deadline: September 30, 2014

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Conference: Religion and Realism

November 28, 2014

The American University in Rome, Italy

Calls for: abstracts

Deadline: September 1, 2014

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IAHR panel: Quaerendum est in litteris quod non est in actis: Issues of Religious Historiography in Scholarly Correspondences

August 23–29, 2015

Deadline: September 6, 2014

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Inform Autumn Seminar: Minority Religions and Schooling

December 6, 2014, 9:30 AM – 4:45 PM

London School of Economics, UK

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Deadline prolonged: PhD scholarships in Buddhist Studies

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet München

New deadline: 15 October 2014

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Grants and awards

Don Yoder Graduate and William A. Wilson Undergraduate Paper Prizes

American Folklore Society Annual Meeting: Folk Belief and Religious Folklife Section

Deadline: September 15, 2014

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