June 23, 2015

Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 23 June 2015

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Calls for papers

Conference: Religion and the Crisis of Meaning

October 29–30, 2015

Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Deadline: July 1, 2015

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Conference: Sacred Texts and Human Contexts

May 26–27, 2016

Rochester, NY, USA

Deadline: December 24, 2015

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Conference: Religions: Fields of Research, Methods and Perspectives

November 16–18, 2015

Jagiellonian University, Poland

Deadline: September 30, 2015

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Conference: Liminal Spaces from Sacred to Urban: The Friday Mosque and the City

Location N/A

Deadline: August 21, 2015

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Conference: Life Here and Hereafter: Beliefs and Practices

October 23–24, 2015

Vilnius, Lithuania

Deadline: July 1, 2015

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Conference: Research Committee on Sociology of Religion

July 10–14, 2016

Vienna, Austria

Deadline: September 30, 2015

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Symposium: The Ontology of Supernatural Encounters in Old Norse Literature and Scandinavian Folklore

December 11–12, 2015

Tartu, Estonia

Deadline: September 1, 2015

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Symposium: The Spirit of Sports

November 5–7, 2015

Baylor Institute, Texas, USA

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eConference: Religion: Catalyst for Violence or Peace? Probing the Abrahamic Traditions for Answers

June 23, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – 2.30 p.m. (AEST)


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Conference: Women Negotiating Secularism and Multiculturalism Through Civil Society Organisations

June 30 – July 1, 2015

Coventry University, UK

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Conference: The Governance of Religious Diversity: More or Less Secularism?

June 10–12, 2015

Firenze, Italy

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Conference: Material Religion: Embodiment, materiality, technology

September 11–12, 2015

Duke University, NC, USA

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Seminar: Children, Minority Religions, and the Law

October 17, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

London School of Economics, UK

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Grants, awards, scholarships

The BRAIS-De Gruyter Prize in the Study of Islam and the Muslim World

Deadline: August 1, 2015

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Jameel Scholarships

Deadline: July 1, 2015

Cardiff University, UK

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Jaina Studies Scholarship

Deadline: July 15, 2015

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Scientific co-worker

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Deadline: July 1, 2015

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Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Deadline: July 1, 2015

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Lecturer in sociology


Deadline: June 29, 2015

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Senior Lecturer in Social Science


July 8, 2015

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Junior Fellowships

Universität Hamburg, Germany

Deadlines: June 30, 2015; December 31, 2015

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