Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 16 October 2019

Welcome back to the latest edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! We have a packed digest for you this week, you will find three conferences, five events, seven conference calls for papers, one journal call for papers, and three job opportunities.

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Conferences

3rd International Edinburgh Graduate Conference on Late Antique Islamic and Byzantine Studies

22nd-23rd November 2019. Edinburgh University, Scotland

More information and registration: https://www.ed.ac.uk/history-classics-archaeology/news-events/events/3rd-annual-edinburgh-laibs-conference

“Religion and the urban, natural and virtual environments”

The Bi-Annual Conference of the ESA RN34-Sociology of Religion 

26-28 August 2020. Groningen, Netherlands

More information coming soon

AASR 2019 Conference on ‘Religion and Violence’

5-6 December 2019. University of Newcastle, Australia

More information: https://www.aasr.org.au/2019-conference1

Events 

Post-lineage yoga: from guru to #metoo

29th October 2019. SOAS, London, UK

More information: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/post-lineage-yoga-from-guru-to-metoo-with-theo-wildcroft-tickets-76024981767

The 2019 Hans Mol Memorial Lecture: “Imagining Asian Australia: Constructions of ‘Asian Religion’ and Australian Federation”

18 October 2019. Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

More information: https://hrc.cass.anu.edu.au/events/imagining-asian-australia-constructions-asian-religion-and-australian-federation

The 2019 Freilich Lecture of Bigotry and Tolerance: “An Australian Story: The Politics of Bigotry in a Tolerant Country”

31 October 2019. Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

More information: https://freilich.anu.edu.au/events/david-marr-australian-story-politics-bigotry-tolerant-country

Religion in Contemporary Society – What do we need to know to manage complexity?

31 October 2019, Turku/Åbo, Finland.

More information: https://www.donnerinstitute.fi/event/religion-in-contemporary-society-what-do-we-need-to-know-to-manage-complexity/

Migrant Youth in Multicultural Cities: Comparative Perspectives on Culture, Religion and Identity

31 October 2019. Deakin University, Geelong, Australia

More information: https://adi.deakin.edu.au/events/migrant-youth-in-multicultural-cities

Conference Calls for Papers

Artificial Intelligence and Religion – AIR2020

3 – 5 March 2020. Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), Povo, Italy

Deadline for Abstracts: 21 October 2019

More information (PDF)

What’s God got to do with it? Debating religion and forced migration entanglements

International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM)

July 27-30, 2020. Accra, Ghana

Deadline for Abstracts: 25 October 2019

More information (PDF)

‘Religious Organisation(s): Challenges and changes in contemporary society’.

The 25th Nordic Conference in the Sociology of Religion

17-19 August 2020, Gothenburg, Sweden

Deadline for proposals: 15 November 2019

More information: https://lir.gu.se/forskning/konferenser/the-25th-nordic-conference-in-the-sociology-of-religion

Rethinking​ ​Media, Religion and Secularities

Conference of the International Society for Media, Religion and Culture 

4-7 of August 2020. Sigtuna, Sweden

Deadline for Proposals: 6 December 2019

More information: https://www.ismrc.org/

XXII Quinquennial World Congress of the IAHR

23-29 August 2020. Dunedin, New Zealand

Deadline: 31 December 2019

More information: https://www.iahr2020.kiwi/

14th ISORECEA conference “Religion on the Periphery”

23-25 April 2020. Olomouc, Czech Republic

Deadline for Abstracts: 15 December 2019

More information: https://isorecea2020.upol.cz/

Gender: Transmutations and Transgressions

ISRLC Conference

11-13 Sept 2020. Chester, UK

Deadline for Abstracts: 1 December 2019

More information: http://isrlc.org/conference/call/#gender

Journal Call for Papers

“Religious Engagement with Climate Change”

Religions Special Issue

Deadline for Manuscripts: 31 May 2020

More information: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/religions/special_issues/religion_climate

Jobs

Tenure-track position in Gender & South Asian religions, specialization in Hinduism

Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

Deadline: 28 October 2019

More information: http://www.concordia.ca/artsci/about/jobs/tenure-track-appointments/gender-south-asian-religions-hinduism.html

Temporary Faculty- Lecturer in Histories of Science, Medicine, Religion, Gender or the World

University of California Los Angeles, United States

More information: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04737

Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships

Global Religion Research Initiative, University of Notre Dame, United States

Deadline: 18 November 2019

More information: https://grri.nd.edu/dissertation

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