New Publication: Death, Ritual and Belief

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The RSP is delighted to be sponsored this month by a new publication from Douglas Davies - Death, Ritual and Belief: The Rhetoric of Funerary Rites Now in its third edition, this text provides an excellent introduction to key authors and authorities on death beliefs, bereavement, grief, and ritual-symbolism, all from a Religious Studies perspective (including anthropology and sociology).

Buddhists and the future of democratic space in Myanmar

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Melissa Crouch’s recent edited volume Islam and the State in Myanmar: Muslim-Buddhist Relations and the Politics of Belonging is a very welcome addition to the dialogue on Buddhist-Muslim relations in Southeast Asia. In the podcast Melissa alludes to a particular phenomenon around South and Southeast Asia.
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Buddhism
Melissa Crouch
Muslim NGOs
NGOs
NGOs series
Paul Fuller

RSP subscribers get a 30% discount on "Implicit Religion"!

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Now published in collaboration with the Religious Studies Project,Subscribers to the RSP receive a 30% discount on subscriptions. Clickto access the journal's subscription page and enter the codeDISCOUNT30This international journal offers a platform for scholarship that challenges the traditional boundary between religion and non-religion and the tacit assumptions underlying this distinction.
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David Robertson
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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest - 26 April 2016

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We are pleased to bring you this week’s opportunities digest and would like to express our gratitude to everyone who has submitted calls for papers, event notifications, job vacancies, etc. On that note, we would also like to encourage you to continue to do so (and invite those who remain hesitant to begin)! It is super easy to have a Religious Studies call for papers, exciting event, or alluring job vacancy appear in future Opportunities Digests!
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cfp
chaos symposium
debate
events
Jobs
oxford symposium
workshop
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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest - 24 November 2015

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Calls for papers Book series: Bloomsbury Studies in Religion,…
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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 6 July 2012

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Religious normative frameworks in cyberspace, networking diasporas, religious collaborative environments, on-line counseling, on-line fatwas and cyber muftis, new religious movements, religious discourses in cyberspace, methodology of online-religion research, rituals in cyberspace etc. Note: Authors of accepted papers will be invited to submit their papers for peer review to Masaryk University Journal of Law and Technology (MUJLT – mujlt.law.muni.cz) or Cyberpsychology (http://www.cyberpsychology.eu).
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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest - 29 June 2012 - Jobs, Journals and more

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Significant time has been set aside in the conference schedule for short papers (i.e., 20 mins) and discussion. Established and emerging scholars from a wide range of disciplines – including, but not limited to, theology, philosophy, psychology, sociology, social work, history, and law (canon and secular) – are strongly encouraged to consider submitting a proposal.
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Job Opportunities
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