Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 11 February 2020

Welcome to another big edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! This week you will find eight conference call for papers, two post-doctoral fellowship, two journal call for papers, two event, five job, and two summer program opportunities.

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Conference Calls for Papers

Humour and Religion

International Society for Humor Studies

29 June – 3 July 2020. Bologna, Italy

Deadline for abstracts: 20 February 2020

More information: https://eventi.unibo.it/ishs-2020

Sociology of Religion program Unit of the American Academy of Religion

2020 SBL and AAR Annual Meetings

21-24 November 2020. Boston, Massachusetts, US

Deadline for proposals: 2 March 2020

More information: https://papers.aarweb.org/content/general-call-proposals-instructions

Perception and Reception of Persia research unit

3-6 August 2020. EABS, Wuppertal, Germany

Deadline: 20 February 2020

More information: https://www.eabs.net/EABS/Research-Units/Research_Units/Research_Units_2020/Perceptions_and_Receptions_of_Persia.aspx

12th Annual International Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage (IRTP) Conference

24-27 June 2020. Braga, Portugal.

Deadline for abstracts: 21 Feb 2020

More information: http://irtp.co.uk/call-for-papers/

Worship and the Megachurch: Australasia and Beyond

18-10 September 2020. Melbourne, Australia

Deadline for abstracts: 31 March 2020

More information: https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/ptr/departments/theologyandreligion/events/2020/australasia-and-beyond.aspx

Religion and Migration: Culture and Policy

3rd ANU Religion Conference

8-10 December 2020. Canberra, Australia

Deadline for proposals: 30 April 2020

More information: https://hrc.cass.anu.edu.au/events/religion-and-migration-culture-and-policy-0

Spiritual Abuse: coercive control in religious contexts

4-5 September 2020. University of Chester, UK

Deadline: 31 March 2020

More information: www1.chester.ac.uk/trs/research/conference/spiritual-abuse-coercive-control-in-religions

Imagining the World: Mythology in Human Cultures in a Comparative Perspective

22-25 June 2020. Coimbra, Portugal

Deadline for proposals: 15 March 2020

More information: https://cechfluc.wixsite.com/ccah

Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Ikerbasque Research Fellows 

The Basque Foundation for Science, Spain 

Deadline: 24 March 2020

More information: https://calls.ikerbasque.net/?_mrMailingList=138&_mrSubscriber=13214&utm_source=mailing138&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=RF2020+int

Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship 2020

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Deadline: 31 March 2020

More information: https://www.ntu.edu.sg/tracs/ppf/Pages/home_PPF.aspx

Journal Call for Papers

Islamic and Muslim Studies in Australia

Special issues of Religions

Deadline: 31 May 2020 

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

Religion & Ecology

Special issue of Religions

Deadline: 31 May 2020

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

Events

Place, Space and Religious Identity

17-18 February 2020. Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia

More information: https://www.acu.edu.au/about-acu/events/2020/february/place-space-and-religious-identity

BSA Socrel Chair’s Response Day: Teaching Religion

20 March 2020. University of Nottingham, UK

More information: https://www.britsoc.co.uk/events/key-bsa-events/bsa-socrel-chair-s-response-day-teaching-religion/

Jobs

Lecturer in Sociology of Islam and Muslim Societies

Australian National University

Deadline: 2 March 2020

More information: https://socioloxy.com/lecturer-in-sociology-of-islam-and-muslim-societies%2ci6248.html

Research and Outreach Associate (Fixed Term)

Centre of Islamic Studies, Cambridge University, UK

Deadline: 19 April 2020

More information: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/24492/

Research Associate. Islamic Art (Fixed Term)

Centre of Islamic Studies, Cambridge University, UK

Deadline: 19 April 2020

More information: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/24783/

University Lecturer in Judaism and Diaspora Studies

The Leiden University Centre for the Study of Religion (LUCSoR), the Netherlands

Deadline: 7 March 2020

More information: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/vacancies/2020/q1/20-045-6702-university-lecturer-in-judaism-and-diaspora-studies

University Lecturer in the Cultural History of Christianity

The Leiden University Centre for the Study of Religion (LUCSoR), the Netherlands

Deadline: 7 March 2020

More information: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/vacancies/2020/q1/20-042-6742-university-lecturer-in-the-cultural-history-of-christianity

Summer Programs

Visions of The Occult: Introduction to Western Esotericism

5-23 July 2020. University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Deadline: 1 April 2020

More information: https://summerschool.uva.nl/content/summer-courses/visions-of-the-occult/visions-of-the-occult.html?origin=PtN3uwswQquDlGtnNX3fZg

On the Footsteps of Jesus: History and Archeology

6-12 July 2020. European University of Rome, Italy

Deadline: 31 May 2020

More information: https://www.universitaeuropeadiroma.it/internazionale/#tab_summer-schools

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