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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 16 June 2017

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Conference: CenSAMM: 500 years: The Reformation and its Resonations

September 14–15, 2017

Bedford, United Kingdom

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Calls for papers

Anthology: Religious Violence Today: Faith and Conflict in the Modern World

Deadline: N/A

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Conference: Going Viral: Religion and Health

October 14, 2017

Boston University, USA

Deadline: June 30, 2017

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Conference: Re-imagining the Christian Body

November 2–3, 2017

University of Turku, Finland

Deadline: June 20, 2017

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Conference: On Memory, Spirits and Selves

March 9–10, 2018

Derby, UK

Deadline: September 1, 2017

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Conference: ISA World Congress of Sociology

July 14–21, 2018

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Toronto, Canada

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Journal: Religion, State & Society

Special issue: Religion and the Rise of Populism: Migration, Radicalism and New Nationalisms

Deadline: August 15, 2017

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Jobs

Postdoc: Jewish Life in Modern Islamic Contexts

University of Pennsylvania, USA

Deadline: October 31, 2017

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Research Fellowships 2018/2019

Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

Deadline: August 31, 2017

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 28 March 2017

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Calls for papers

Conference: SOCREL: On the Edge? Centres and Margins in the Sociology of Religion

July 12–14, 2017

University of Leeds, UK

Deadline: April 28, 2017

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Conference: Verbal Charms and Narrative Genres

December 8–10, 2017

Budapest, Hungary

Deadline: May 1, 2017

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Conference: ISASR: Religion, Myth and Migration

June 16, 2017

Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland

Deadline: April 10, 2017

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Conference: Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Religious Tourism

October 26–27, 2017

Beijing, China

Deadline: June 1, 2017

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New journal: The Journal of Festive Studies

First issue

Deadline: November 1, 2017

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Events

Workshop: New perspectives on the secularization of funerary culture in 19th-and 20th-century Europe

June 15, 2017

Ghent, Belgium

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Workshop: Irish Network for the Study of Esotericism and Paganism

March 31, 2017

University College Cork, UK

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Journal: Anthropology & Materialism

Special issue: Walter Benjamin and philosophy

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Jobs and funding

Postdoctoral Research Fellows: Religion, science, atheism

University of Queensland, Australia

Deadline: April 16, 2017

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Racialization of Islam

Yale University, USA

Deadline: April 21, 2017

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow: East Asian Buddhism

University of British Columbia, Canada

Deadline: May 1, 2017 (closing date says May 2, but announcement says May 1)

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Tenure-Track Faculty Position: Hassenfeld Chair in Islamic Studies

Brandeis University, USA

Deadline: June 21, 2017

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Professorship: History of Religion and the Religious in Europe

University of Konstanz, Germany

Deadline: April 13, 2017 (closing date says April 15, but announcement says April 13)

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University Lecturer: Religion in International Relations

Leiden University, The Netherlands

Deadline: April 17, 2017

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EASR 2017 Bursaries

Deadline: May 18, 2017

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 24 January 2017

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Calls for papers

Conference: CenSAMM: Climate and Apocalypse

June 29–30, 2017

Bedford, UK

Deadline: February 28, 2017

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Conference: CenSAMM: 500 Years: The Reformation and Its Resonations

September 14–15, 2017

Bedford, UK

Deadline: April 30, 2017

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Conference panel: EASR 2017: The World Religions Paradigm in Educational Contexts

September 18–21, 2017

Leuven, Belgium

Deadline: January 31, 2017

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Conference panel: EASR 2017: “Communicating knowledge about religion in the >extended classroom<“

September 18–21, 2017

Leuven, Belgium

Deadline: January 31, 2017

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Events

Conference: ICSA: Cultic Dynamics and Radicalization

June 29–July 1, 2017

Bordeaux, France

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Reading group: Sanskrit Reading Room

Spring 2017

Cross-departmental: SOAS; University of Oxford, UK

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Summer school: Religion in the World: Beyond the Secular Paradigm

July 3–7, 2017

Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Deadline: June 1, 2017

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Jobs and funding

Associate Professor: Study of Religion with specialization in Islam

University of Bergen, Norway

Deadline: March 1, 2017

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Researcher: INFORM

London School of Economics, UK

Deadline: February 24, 2017

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RUB Research School: SYLFF-Mikrokolleg: “Forced Migration”

Ruhr-Universitat Bochum, Germany

Deadline: February 11, 2017

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 10 January 2017

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Please note this week’s special opportunity from the RSP itself! Want to become part of our vital team? Scroll all the way down to “Jobs” (but do stop by the other opportunities on the way… :)).

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Calls for papers

Conference: Creatures of the Night: Mythologies of the Otherworld and Its Denizens

June 8–10, 2017

University of Edinburgh, UK

Deadline: March 15, 2017

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Conference: The Beasts of the Forest: Denizens of the Dark Woods

July, 2017 (date TBA)

St Mary’s University, UK

Deadline: April 14, 2017

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Conference: The Talking Sky: Myths and Meaning in Celestial Spheres

July 1–2, 2017

Bath, UK

Deadline: January 15, 2017

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Conference: The Place of Religion in Film

March 30–April 1, 2017

Syracuse University, USA

Deadline (extended): January 15, 2017

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Conference: Egyptian and Eastern Cults in the Roman Empire

June 15–18, 2017

Szombathely/Savaria, Hungary

Deadline: March 1, 2017

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Conference panel: SISR/ISSR: Global Pentecostal Charismatic Christianities

July 4–7, 2017

Lausanne, Switzerland

Deadline: January 10, 2017

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Conference panel: ESA: Sociology of Religion: Religion and (Un)Making Europe: Capitalism, Solidarities, Subjectivities

August 29–September 1, 2017

Deadline: February 1, 2017

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Journal: Open Theology

Special issue: Phenomenology of Religious Experience

Deadline: June 1, 2017

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Workshop: Ritual ‘Litter’ Redressed

May 5, 2017

University of Hertfordshire, UK

Deadline: January 15, 2017

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Open access

Journal: Journal for the Study of Religious Experience

Special issue: Fieldwork in Religion: Bodily Experience and Ethnographic Knowledge

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Jobs

Interviewers and audio interns

Religious Studies Project

Deadline: January 23, 2017

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Opportunities Digest – 3 January 2017

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Calls for papers

Colloquium: Education: East and West

March 17–18, 2017

Bath Spa University, UK

Deadline: January 20, 2017

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Conference: Exploring the spiritual in music: Interdisciplinary dialogues in music, wellbeing and education

December 9–10, 2017

London, UK

Deadline: February 28, 2017

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Conference: Holism: Possibilities and problems

September 8–10, 2017

University of Essex, UK

Deadline: February 17, 2017

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Conference: European Sociological Association

August 29–September 1, 2017

Athens, Greece

February 1, 2017

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Conference: The Religious and Ethnic Future of Europe

June 12–13, 2017

Åbo Akademi University, Finland

Deadline: January 31, 2017

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Journal: New Directions in Folklore

Special Issue: The Folk Awakens: Star Wars and Folkloristics in Popular Culture

Deadline: January 31, 2017

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Journal: Changing Societies & Personalities

Special issue: Freedom of Conscience in [the] Post-Secular World

Deadline: November 30, 2017

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Journal: Journal of Management, Spirituality & Religion

Special issue: The Marketing and Consumption of Spirituality and Religion

Deadline: January 10, 2017

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Workshop: Religions Consuming Surveillance

March 22, 2017

Edinburgh, UK

Deadline: January 15, 2017

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Events

Conference: Mani in Cambridge

March 25, 2017

Cambridge, UK

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Symposium: Places and processes of pilgrimage, past and present

January 11, 2017

Tartu, Estonia

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Jobs

Professor: History of Religions with Focus on Indigenous Religions

University of Tromsø, Norway

Deadline: March 3, 2017

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Postdoctoral Scholarship: Chinese Buddhism

University of California – Berkeley, USA

Deadline: March 24, 2017

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 6 December 2016

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Calls for papers

Congress: Chilean Society for the Sciences of Religions: Dialog, eduction and religious tolerance

May 23–26, 2017

Concepción, Chile

Deadline: N/A

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ISSR panel: Global Pentecostal Charismatic Christianities

July 4–7, 2017

Lausanne, Switzerland

Deadline: January 10, 2017

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Journal: Scuola Democratia

Special issue: “Schools and Religious Identities: Challenges and Dilemmas of the New Millennium”

Deadline: January 15, 2017

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Symposium: CenSAMM I: Violence and Millenarian Movements

April 6–7, 2017

Bedford, UK

Deadline: December 31, 2016

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Workshop: Religion & Heritage on Display

February 4, 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

London, UK

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Events

Conference: EASR 2018: Multiple Religious Identities

June 17–21

Bern, Switzerland

More information to follow in February 2017

Conference: Mythology and “Nation Building”: N.F.S. Grundtvig and His Contemporaries

January 26–27, 2017

Paris, France

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Exhibition: Aftermath Dislocation Principle

December 13–23, 2016

Bedford, UK

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Open access

Journal: Open Theology

Special issue: “Religion and Race”

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Jobs

Assistant Professor: Religious Studies

St. Thomas University, Canada
Deadline: January 13, 2017

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Lecturer: Archaeology and Ancient History

University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Deadline: December 16, 2016

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M.A. Scholarships: Jameel

Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK

Deadline: March 20, 2017

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Ph.D. Studentships: Theology and Religious Studies

University of Leeds, UK

Deadline: February 1, 2017

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor: History of Comparative Religion

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Deadline: January 15, 2017

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 29 November 2016

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Calls for papers

Anthology: Religion and Ethics in Contemporary Speculative Fiction

Deadline: January 1, 2017

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Conference: Old Norse Myth and Völkisch Ideology

September 6–8, 2017

Basel, Switzerland

Deadline: January 31, 2017

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Conference: Apocalypse and Authenticity

July 11–13, 2017

University of Hull, UK

Deadline: December 1, 2016

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Conference: SocRel: On the Edge? Centres and Margins in the Sociology of Religion

July 12–14, 2017

University of Leeds, UK

Deadline: December 9, 2016

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Conference: British Association for Islamic Studies

April 11–13, 2017

University of Chester, UK

Deadline: November 30, 2016

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Conference: SISR/ISSR: Religion, Cooperation, and Conflict in Diverse Societies

4–7 July 2017

Lausanne, Switzerland

Deadline: January 10, 2017

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Journal: American Psychological Association

Special issue: American Atheism, Agnosticism, and Non-Religious Worldviews: Theoretical Models and Psychological Measurement

Deadline: March 31, 2017

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Journal: Religion, State & Society

Special issue: Religion and the Rise of Populism: Migration, Radicalism and New Nationalisms

Deadline: August 15, 2017

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Journal: Religions

Special issue: Religion and Genocide

Deadline: March 15, 2017

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Summer School: Prophétologies musulmanes: discours et représentations

June 29 – July 5, 2017

Aix en Provence, France

Deadline: January 4, 2017

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Symposium: 500 years: The Reformation and Its Resonations

September 14–15, 2017

Bedford, UK

Deadline: April 30, 2017

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Symposium: Climate and Apocalypse

June 29–30, 2017

Bedford, UK

Deadline: February 28, 2017

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Symposium: Violence and Millenarian Movements

April 6–7, 2017

Bedford, UK

Deadline: December 31, 2016

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Events

Conference: Communicative Figurations

December 7–9, 2016

Universität Bremen, Germany

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SSNB Lecture Series: Evangelical and Tablighi Pioneers on Post-Atheist Frontiers

December 1, 2016, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

London, UK

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SSNB Roundtable: Who cares about unbelief?

December 2, 2016, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

London, UK

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NSRN Annual Lecture: Is atheism a religion?

December 2, 2016, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

London, UK

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SSNB Lecture Series: Jewish atheists in foxholes? Phenomenologies of violence and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

December 7, 2016, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

London, UK

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Jobs and funding

Faculty Fellowships: Summer Institute for Israel Studies

Brandeis University, USA

Deadline: January 20, 2017

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Lecturer: Modern Jewish Studies

Pennsylvania State University, USA

Deadline: March 19, 2017

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Postdoctoral position: Religion and Its Publics

University of Virginia, USA

Deadline: December 15, 2016

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 20 September 2016

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Calls for papers

Conference: EASR 2017

September 18–21, 2017

University of Leuven, Belgium

Deadline: October 30, 2016

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Conference: BSA: Recovering the Social: Personal Troubles and Public Issues

April 4–6, 2017

University of Manchester, UK

Deadline: October 14, 2016

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Conference: British Association for Islamic Studies

April 11–13, 2017

University of Chester, UK

Deadline: November 30, 2016

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Events

Conference: Irreverence and the Sacred: Critical Studies in the History of Religion

November 4–6, 2016

University of Chicago, USA

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Conference: Old Norse Mythology: Paganism Past

October 29–30, 2016

University of California, Berkely, USA

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Conference: Megachurches and Social Engagement in London

November 1, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

London, UK

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Public forum: Muslim Immigration in Europe: Masculinity, Politics, and Law

September 23, 2016, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Cork, Ireland

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Jobs

Assistant Professor: Sociology of Religion

University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Deadline: September 28, 2016

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Assistant Professor: Islamic Studies

University of Southern California, USA

Deadline: December 11, 2016

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Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professorships: Qur’anic Studies and Muslims in America

University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, USA

Deadline: October 17, 2016

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Joint professorship: Race, Religion and the African Diaspora

University of Virginia, USA

Deadline: October 25, 2016

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Postdoctoral Fellow: Islamic Art or Art of the Ancient Americas

Washington University in St. Louis, USA

Deadline: December 13, 2016

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Research Fellowships: Social Policy

University of South Wales, UK

Deadline: October 14, 2016

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1-Year Fellowships at the Max Weber Kolleg

University of Erfurt

Deadline: October 1, 2016

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PhD Scholarships: Buddhist Studies

LMU München, Germany

Deadline: October 16, 2016

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Editorial Board: Sociology

Deadline: October 10, 2016

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 13 September 2016

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Calls for papers

Book series: Bloomsbury Studies in Material Religion

Deadline: N/A

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Conference: Congregational Music: Local and Global Perspectives

July 18–21, 2017

Ripon College Cuddesdon, Oxford, UK

Deadline: December 15, 2016

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Conference: Frontiers: Cosmos, Curiosity, Creativity

November 12–13, 2016

McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Deadline: September 15, 2016

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Conference: CESNUR: Holy Lands and Sacred Histories in New Religious Movements

July 2–7, 2017

Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Israel

Deadline: January 2, 2017

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Conference: Mysticism in Comparative Perspective

December 14–16, 2016

Glasgow University, UK

Deadline: September 15, 2016

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Journal: Religion & Law Review

Deadline: November 1, 2016

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Meta-analysis: Can religiosity be manipulated in the lab?

Morality and Beliefs Lab, University of London, UK

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Panel: Recovering the Social: Personal troubles and public issues

BSA Annual Conference

April 4–6, 2017

Deadline: October 14, 2016

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Events

Conference: Holding Palestine in the Light: The context of conflict

October 7–9, 2016

Lichfield Cathedral, UK

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Conference: Towards Digital Folkloristics: Research perspectives, archival praxis, ethical challenges

September 14–16, 2016

Riga, Latvia

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Jobs

Editors and Peer Reviewers

Religion & Law Review

Deadline: October 2, 2016

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