Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 18 February 2020

Welcome to this week’s Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! This week you will find two summer program, two funding, four conference call for papers, one post-doctoral, and one event opportunities.

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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

Caring for the Future of the Planet: The Ecological Turn in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

June – July 2020. The Ecumenical Institute at Bossey, Switzerland

Deadline: 29 February 2020

More information: https://institute.oikoumene.org/en/study-at-bossey/study-courses/certificate-of-advanced-studies-cas-in-interreligious-studies

Funding

Bursaries for the 2020 IAHR World Congress

23-29 August 2020. Dunedin, New Zealand

Deadline: 1 April 2020

More information: http://easr.info/test/

Research Grants relating to the peoples of Tibet, Bhutan, Sikkim and neighbouring Himalayan areas, their society, religion and material culture

Frederick Williamson Memorial Fund

Deadline: 15 March 2020

More information (PDF)

Conference Calls for Papers

Regulating religions? Legal and social status in contemporary Europe

1-2 October 2020. University of Porto, Portugal

Deadline for abstracts: 29 February 2020

More information: https://regulatreligio.sciencesconf.org/?forward-action=index&forward-controller=index&lang=en

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

Intentional Transformative Experiences: Theorizing Self-Cultivation in Religion and Philosophy

30 August – 1 September 2020. University of Bern, Switzerland

Deadline: 15 April 2020

More information (PDF)

Theories of Violence

2020 SBL and AAR Annual Meetings

21-24 November 2020. Boston, Massachusetts, US

Deadline: 2 March 2020

More information: https://papers.aarweb.org/pu/comparative-approaches-religion-and-violence-unit

Post-Doctoral

Boundary Breaking: Exploring the Ecclesial Implications of Sex Abuse within the Catholic Church

Durham University, UK

Deadline: 11 March 2020

More information: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BYP089/postdoctoral-research-associate-in-catholic-studies 

Events

Religion and Victorian Popular Fiction and Culture Study Day

9 May 2020. University of Sheffield, UK

More information: https://victorianpopularfiction.org/studyday/forthcoming-study-days/

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