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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 12 April 2021

Welcome to this week's edition of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find two job and one conference call for papers opportunities.

Thank you to everyone who has already supported the RSP through our Patreon and PayPal donation options. Our goal is to reach 100 patrons (currently 41!) to support all of our upcoming developments – that means we need you! To find ways to contribute, visit our donations page for information on how you can sign up for a regular subscription, leave a one-off donation, advertise with us, or use our Amazon links.

Jobs

Sacred Writes funded scholar partnerships

Religion Dispatches

Deadline: 7 May 2021

More information: https://www.sacred-writes.org/religion-dispatches

Full-Time Lecturer, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

Middle Tennessee State University

Deadline: 19 April 2021

More information: https://www.higheredjobs.com/details.cfm?JobCode=177449989

Conference Call for Papers

International Congress “Juri Lotman’s Semiosphere”

25–26 February 2022, Tallinn University, Estonia

27–28 February 2022, the University of Tartu, Estonia

Deadline for submissions: 15 May 2021

More information: http://jurilotman.ee/congress/

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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 4 April 2021

Another week of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find two events, 4 fellowship, one job, one masters course, and two conference call for papers opportunities.

Our deepest thanks to everyone who has already supported the RSP through our Patreon and PayPal donation options. Our goal is to reach 100 patrons (currently 41!) to support all of our upcoming developments – that means we need you! To find ways to contribute, visit our donations page for information on how you can sign up for a regular subscription, leave a one-off donation, advertise with us, or use our Amazon links.

Events

Princeton Qur’an Symposium

9-10 April 2021, online

More information: https://religion.princeton.edu/events/conferences/princeton-quran-symposium/?fbclid=IwAR0B8fUTEj2jhYkd5VMChfostV7LdO2GJahSp_m8Kd-dEAhSSVNw1ujNiYA

“Western Esotericism in and from Latin America”

Centro de Estudios sobre el Esoterismo Occidental -CEEO-UNASUR

9-11 August 2021,online

Deadline to register: 1 July 2021

More information: https://ceeo-unasur.blogspot.com/p/i-congreso-ceeo-2021.html?fbclid=IwAR1yhlI7dLm6WNumvAk5jcCgp6sCX1P1-Li7mRmjNNpGudTp1skzqnaEb90

Fellowships

ERC-funded computational project on medieval dissent and inquisition 

Center for Digital Research of Religion, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Deadlines: 30 April – 17 May

More information:

1) NLP specialist / computational linguist (esp. with focus on Latin)

https://www.muni.cz/en/about-us/careers/vacancies/60994

2) Geospatial data analyst

https://www.muni.cz/en/about-us/careers/vacancies/61254

3) Social scientist focusing on social network analysis

https://www.muni.cz/en/about-us/careers/vacancies/61454

4) Data scientist

https://www.muni.cz/en/about-us/careers/vacancies/61774

Jobs

Associate Professor of American Studies

University of Oslo, Norway

Deadline: 1 June 2021

More information: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/202446/associate-professor-of-american-studies?fbclid=IwAR2U0b0dk89m3ATwicUNxBSrLi2bG7CH5QR7ga0bYbbTW6YMLKlVxhLk5x0

Masters Courses

Master of Arts Religious Minorities

University of Bergen, fully online

Deadline: 15 May 2021

More information: https://www.uib.no/utdanning/evu/141975/master-arts-religious-minorities#overview-of-electives-

Conference Calls for Papers

Wellbeing, Harm, and Religion

9-11 September 2021. Brno, Czech Republic

Deadline for active participation (with a paper):30 April 2021

More information: https://religionistika.phil.muni.cz/where2021

Society for Phenomenology and the Human Science 2021 Virtual Conference

17-18, 24-25 September 2021

Deadline: 30 April 2021

More information (PDF)

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 30 March 2021

Welcome to this week's edition of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find two conference call for papers and one job opportunities.

Our deepest thanks to everyone who has already supported the RSP through our Patreon and PayPal donation options. Our goal is to reach 100 patrons (currently 42!) to support all of our upcoming developments – that means we need you! To find ways to contribute, visit our donations page for information on how you can sign up for a regular subscription, leave a one-off donation, advertise with us, or use our Amazon links.

Conference Calls for Papers

Wellbeing, Harm, and Religion

9-11 September 2021. Brno, Czech Republic

Deadline for active participation (with a paper):30 April 2021

More information: https://religionistika.phil.muni.cz/where2021

Hope

46th Annual Conference of the Australian Association for the Study of Religion

9-10 December 2021

Deadline: 31 October 2021

More information (PDF)

Jobs

Lectureship in Islamic Studies

Cambridge Muslim College, UK

Deadline: 30 April 2021

More information: https://www.cambridgemuslimcollege.ac.uk/vacancy-programmes-officer/?fbclid=IwAR0Iy5RElIwf8XqJH3osvlW03u-CeKCZBLcYeLGHQ3XwSa6wS7QhWQLMroQ

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 23 March 2021

Welcome to another week of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find one conference call for papers, two events, one publication, and two fellowship opportunities.

Our deepest thanks to everyone who has already supported the RSP through our Patreon and PayPal donation options. Our goal is to reach 100 patrons (currently 41!) to support all of our upcoming developments – that means we need you! To find ways to contribute, visit our donations page for information on how you can sign up for a regular subscription, leave a one-off donation, advertise with us, or use our Amazon links.

Conference Calls for Papers

Materiality of Religion in Central and Eastern Europe 

University of Szeged, Department of Religious Studies

24-25 September 2021. Online.

Deadline for abstracts: 30 May 2021

More information (PDF)

Events

Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements: Reactions to the Law by Minority Religions

Inform Seminar Series Book Launch

29 April, 5:30-7:30pm GMT via Zoom.

More information: https://inform.ac/seminars

Free Webinar: From Manuscript to a Successful Journal Publication

Sage publications, the Journal of Creative Communications Editorial Team, and MICA.

24 March 2021, 8:00-10:00am (IST)

Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeFo2rMN3ilL7hZO_6XeROScHEPGcLBMrr-43midX-uJ4XS4g/viewform

Publications

"New Directions in the Study of Scientology"

Special Issues of Implicit Religion: Journal of the Critical Study of Religion

More information: https://journals.equinoxpub.com/IR/issue/current

Fellowships

Postdoctoral Research Fellows for the Database of Religious History

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Deadline: 20 April 2021

More information: https://religiondatabase.org/landing/about/drh-news

Indigenous Arts and Research Fellowships

The Centre for Studies in Religion and Society (CSRS) at the University of Victoria, Canada

Deadline: 14 May 2021

More information: https://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/csrs/fellowships-awards/apply/indigenous-arts-research/index.php

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 15 March 2021

Another week, another edition of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find five conference calls for papers, three job, one event, and one journal call for papers opportunities.

Our deepest thanks to everyone who has already supported the RSP through our Patreon and PayPal donation options. Our goal is to reach 100 patrons (currently 40!) to support all of our upcoming developments - that means we need you! To find ways to contribute, visit our donations page for information on how you can sign up for a regular subscription, leave a one-off donation, advertise with us, or use our Amazon links.

Conference Call for Papers

Graduate Workshop on Diversity in the Medieval Middle East

17-21 May, 2021 via Zoom

Deadline: 16 March 2021

More information: http://www.medievalmideast.org/workshop.html

Reassembling Creation: Green Ethics (GE) and Scholarly Disciplines in the Islamic Tradition

12-14 October 2021. Doha, Qatar

Deadline for abstracts: 1 April 2021

More information: https://www.cilecenter.org/resources/news/extended-deadline-call-research-papers-reassembling-creation-green-ethics-ge-and

Materiality in the Eastern Mediterranean World

CEMS Graduate Conference 2021

28-29 May 2021, online

More information: https://events.ceu.edu/2021-05-28/materiality-eastern-mediterranean-world-cems-graduate-conference-2021

Materiality of Religion in Central and Eastern Europe

24-25 September 2021, online

More information (PDF)

Religion and Politics in the United States

GIRES (the Global Institute for Research, Education & Scholarship)

17-18 July 2021, online

Deadline for proposals: 10 May 2021

More information: https://www.gires.org/activities/conferences/religion-and-politics-in-the-united-states/

Jobs

Teaching Fellow in Buddhist Studies

University of Edinburgh, UK

Deadline: 6 April 2021

More information: https://elxw.fa.em3.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/job/689/?utm_medium=jobshare

Post Doctoral Scholar - Indigenous Knowledges

Ohio State University, US

Deadline: 25 April 2021

More information: https://osu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/OSUCareers/job/Columbus-Campus/Postdoctoral-Researcher_R8603-1

Rising Scholars Postdoctoral Fellows Program

University of Virginia, US

Deadline: 12 April 2021

More information: https://graduate.as.virginia.edu/rising-scholars

Events

Animals and Religion

The Joint Annual Conference of The Finnish Society for Human-Animal Studies and the Finnish Society for the Study of Religion

7-8 April 2021

More information: https://ykes.org/elaintutkimuspaivat/?fbclid=IwAR11ROPO9XybmwWcszP2Nl1wP82DSKevXW9t98Vj54Og6Wdy7wRy_-aQRiM

Journal Call for Papers

"Death and Religion”

Topical issue of Open Theology

Deadline: 31 October 2021

More information (PDF)

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 9 March 2021

Hello and welcome to another edition of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find one journal call for papers, three job, one editorship, and two fellowship and award opportunities.

Our deepest thanks to everyone who has already supported the RSP through our Patreon and PayPal donation options. We currently have 40 patrons! But our goal is to reach 100 patrons to support all of our upcoming developments - that means we need you! To find ways to contribute, visit our donations page for information on how you can sign up for a regular subscription, leave a one-off donation, advertise with us, or use our Amazon links.

Journal Call for Papers

After the Theological Turn: Essays in (New) Continental Philosophical Theology

Topical issue of Open Theology

Deadline: 31 October 2021

More information (PDF)

Jobs

Associate professor

The Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion,

University of Bergen, Norway

Deadline: 14 March 2021

More information: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/200558/associate-professor-in-the-study-of-religions

Tenure-track Professor in the Study of Native, Indigenous, and/or First Nations people of the Americas

Duke University's Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, Durham, North Carolina, US

Deadline: 17 March 2021

More information: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18229

Visiting Full-Time Faculty Appointment in Race and Religion

College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, US

Deadline: 30 March 2021

More information: https://www.higheredjobs.com/details.cfm?JobCode=177423290&utm_source=03_05_21&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=JobAgentEmail

Editorships

Call for Politics and Religion editors

Deadline: 11 May 2021

More information: https://connect.apsanet.org/s11/?p=824

Fellowships and Awards

Holstein Dissertation Fellowship - queer and transgender studies in religion 

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of California, Riverside

Deadline: 16 April 2021

More information: https://religiousstudies.ucr.edu/holstein-chair/holstein-dissertation-fellowship/?fbclid=IwAR0KyXkZIqgbMI0NIufRfqeDjs2gy_Ns-FaYFyITp9ooabKki-aFsjSTTLE

Fulbright Scholar Award in the Study of Religions (and non-religions)

Fulbright Scholar position at the School of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Tartu, Estonia

Deadline: 15 September 2021

More information (PDF)

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 1 March 2021

Welcome to this week's edition of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find six conference call for papers, ten journal call for papers, three event, one prize, two job, two fellowship, one call for book proposals, and one summer course opportunities.

Thanks so much to everyone who has signed up to support the RSP thus far through our Patreon and PayPal options. Our goal is to reach 100 patrons (currently 40!) to support all of our upcoming developments. See our donations page for more information of how you can sign up for a regular subscription, leave a one-off donation, advertise with us, or use our Amazon links.

Conference Calls for Papers

2021 Implicit Religion, Race, and Representation

21-23 May 2021. Online.

Deadline for abstracts: 15 March 2021

More information: https://implicitreligion.co.uk/2019/10/21/cfp-2020-uk/?fbclid=IwAR2Ij2r-HIgwchJQOEuUULnXwkgtvFLoxC0MPL1Snx-0DnfFFDtX3PvGguo

Communicating Religion's Relevance

82nd Annual Meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion

7-10 Aug 2021. Online.

Deadline for abstracts: 31 March 2021

More information: https://www.sociologyofreligion.com/annual-meeting/

Australian Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2021

20-22 September 2021. Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

Deadline for abstracts: 3 May 2021

More information: https://event.mq.edu.au/apsa-2021/

Religion and Migration: Culture and Policy

3rd ANU Religion Conference

8-10 December 2021. Canberra, Australia.

Deadline for proposals: 21 May 2021

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

Differentiation Theory and the Sociology of Religion and Secularity. Part II: Boundaries of Religion: Demarcations and Negotiations

Workshop at the Centre for Advanced Studies "Multiple Secularities – Beyond the West, Beyond Modernities"

3-4 June 2021. Leipzig University, Germany and online.

Deadline for abstracts: 26 March 2021
More information: https://multiple-secularities.de/events/event/workshop-differentiation-theory-and-the-sociology-of-religion-and-secularity-part-ii-boundaries-of-religion-demarcations-and-negotiations/

Rewiring the House of God: Religious Self-World Relations in the Digital Environment

15th – 17th September 2021. Online.

Extended deadline: 2 April 2021

More information (PDF)

Journal Calls for Papers

Historizing Islam

Special issue of the Journal for the Contemporary Study of Islam

More information: https://contemporarystudyofislam.org/index.php/jcsi/announcement

Waikato Islamic Studies Review

More information: https://www.waikato.ac.nz/fass/UWISG/review

International Journal for the Study of New Religions

More information: https://journal.equinoxpub.com/IJSNR

International Association for the Study of New Religions

More information: https://journal.equinoxpub.com/IJSNR

Female Mystics and the Divine Feminine in the Global Sufi Experience

Special issue of Religions

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

After the Theological Turn: Essays in (New) Continental Philosophical Theology

Open Theology

Deadline for submissions: October 31, 2021

More information: https://www.degruyter.com/journal/key/OPTH/html?fbclid=IwAR3DS5I8axW8PcgFgZjwsAJKTPIZziFBzQTi924GYetx5FrOHsi5-8PqET4

The Bible and Migration

Open Theology

Deadline for submissions: April 30, 2021

More information: https://www.degruyter.com/journal/key/OPTH/html?fbclid=IwAR3DS5I8axW8PcgFgZjwsAJKTPIZziFBzQTi924GYetx5FrOHsi5-8PqET4

Women and Gender in the Bible and the Biblical World II

Open Theology

Deadline for submissions: March 31, 2021

More information: https://www.degruyter.com/journal/key/OPTH/html?fbclid=IwAR3DS5I8axW8PcgFgZjwsAJKTPIZziFBzQTi924GYetx5FrOHsi5-8PqET4

Phenomenology of Religious Experience V: (Ir)Rationality and Religiosity During Pandemics 

Open Theology

Deadline for submissions: March 31, 2021

More information: https://www.degruyter.com/journal/key/OPTH/html?fbclid=IwAR3DS5I8axW8PcgFgZjwsAJKTPIZziFBzQTi924GYetx5FrOHsi5-8PqET4

End Games: Apocalyptic Play

Gameviroments Special Issues

Deadline for abstracts: 1 April 2021

More information: https://www.gamevironments.uni-bremen.de/call-for-papers/

Revisiting Teaching and Games: Mapping out ecosystems of learning

Gameviroments Special Issues

Deadline for abstracts: 1 April 2021

More information: https://www.gamevironments.uni-bremen.de/call-for-papers/

Events

Religion, Crisis and Disaster International Seminar Series

28 February – 28 April 2021. Online

More information (PDF)

Intersectional Imaginaries in Media, Religion and Gender

ICA 2021 Preconference Program

27 May 2021

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

Religion, Race & Racism: Transnational Conversations Seminar Series 

3,11, 21 March 2021. Online

More information: https://www.woolf.cam.ac.uk/research/conferences/seminar-series-religion-race-and-racism-transnational-conversations

Prizes

2021 ATF Theological Book Prize

Deadline: 31 March 2021

More information (PDF)

Jobs

Professor in Study of Religion

University of Helsinki

Deadline: 1 March 2021

More information: https://www2.helsinki.fi/en/open-positions/professor-in-study-of-religions?fbclid=IwAR1hDLTqY2ad8GJ5Ly40zjA7bTWWsTtZFxK_w4MHZgrnLFeolt0RqXi7D3Q

Academic Editor (Islam)

The St Andrews Encyclopaedia of Theology, based at the School of Divinity at the University of St Andrews

Deadline: 4 April 2021

More information: https://www.vacancies.st-andrews.ac.uk/Vacancies/W/3542/0/288921/889/academic-editor-islam-ao1699sb

Fellowships

Religion, Spirituality, and Democratic Renewal (RSDR) Fellowship 

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC)

Deadline: 6 April 2021

More information (PDF)

Post-Doctoral Fellow in History of Education and Iranian Studies

Northwestern University, Illinois, US

Deadline: 20 April 2021

More information: https://www.sesp.northwestern.edu/news-center/job-opportunities/post-doctoral-fellow-in-history-of-education-and-iranian-studies.html

Calls for Book Proposals

Modern East Asian Religion and Culture

The CSP Studies in Modern East Asian Religion and Culture (MEARAC)

More information (PDF)

Summer Courses

Digital Islamicate Paleography and Codicology Summer Course

Automatic Collation for Diversifying Corpora (ACDC) initiative

1 June – 20 August 2021. Online.

Deadline: 15 March 2021

More information: http://islamicate-dh.github.io/AboutDPC/

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 24 February 2021

Welcome to this week's edition of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find four job, two journal call for papers, three post-doctoral positions, one PhD research position, and one study opportunities.

Thanks so much to everyone who has signed up to support the RSP thus far through our Patreon and PayPal options. Our goal is to reach 100 patrons (currently 40!) to support all of our upcoming developments. See our donations page for more information of how you can sign up for a regular subscription, leave a one-off donation, advertise with us, or use our Amazon links.

Jobs

Funded media partnership

Sacred Writes and DigBoston

Deadline: 15 March 2021

More information: https://www.sacred-writes.org/digboston?fbclid=IwAR1pB5yb_fBshp61u4-A1skjUGGDCk8i12M4VAH0vELlKCpn2guhzZIyFTA

Executive Officer

Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR) 

Application review begins 1 March 2021

More information: https://sssreligion.org/announcements/sssr-executive-officer-search/

Assistant Professor, Religion (tenure-track)

Wittenberg University, Ohio, US

More information: https://wittenberg.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=0667882C76ED042A1CD2B067939760CA;jsessionid=CA4E7B809C6B7EA3F5FCE237C220463C;jsessionid=4056607049E8E1C978D5CFF2ED60E59D?JOBID=128274

Religious Studies 9 month Sessional Professor

Mount Allison University, Canada

Deadline: 12 March 2021

More information: https://www.mta.ca/uploadedFiles/Community/Administrative_departments/Human_Resources/Employment_opportunities/Academic_full-time/ad(107).pdf?fbclid=IwAR0HTk1sjalQ-q3rT3FZIbpPoBkeyt3oHCNbO57JIhH9B1cyLUr0iMjbShU

Journal Calls for Papers

"Vodou across the World"

Nova Religio Special Issue

Deadline for abstracts: 15 March 2021

More information: https://online.ucpress.edu/nr/pages/submit?fbclid=IwAR18xUwWneiHpF8NyHrBX6j6Jr1NhrEB-k_uQUfbdJJ6Uwzak5WdpPekY6Y

Melancholy

More information: http://revistamelancolia.com/web/en/envios-3/?fbclid=IwAR1bVu02yHxkYHz6BXZhxnZq_4Nq9VrxkrrrF7KmXopvPRpVdCVtWbNu_Uc

Post-Doctoral Positions

Post-doc researcher in the research project on Religion and Urbanity in Poland

Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Deadline: 12 March 2021

More information: https://bip.uj.edu.pl/documents/1384597/147127718/op-wfilozoficzny-ir-asystent-08-02.pdf/39c216a3-0e19-4cb4-93dd-e792d3df086e

Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program​

University of Toronto

More information: https://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/awards/provosts-postdoctoral-fellowship-program%E2%80%8B/

Post-Doctoral Scholar in Catholic Studies

University of Kentucky

Deadline: 15 March 2021

More information: https://careers.historians.org/jobs/14446243/post-doctoral-scholar

PhD Research Positions

Ph.D. Researcher for the Dissident Networks Project

Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Deadline: 3 March 2021

More information: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/unijobs/en-us/listing/243074/ph-d-researcher-for-the-dissident-networks-project/

Studies

Experiences of Early-Career Religion Researchers in the Social Sciences

Two-part online longitudinal study

Qualifications: If you earned your Ph.D. since 2015 and are employed at a U.S. educational institution

More information: https://ohio.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6SiGSjbpAUGFfwx

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 16 February 2021

Welcome to another packed week of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find four conference call for papers, three journal call for papers, one call for book proposals, three jobs, and one fellowship opportunities.

Thanks so much to everyone who has signed up to support the RSP thus far through our Patreon and PayPal options. Our goal is to reach 100 patrons (currently 40!) to support all of our upcoming developments. See our donations page for more information of how you can sign up for a regular subscription, leave a one-off donation, advertise with us, or use our Amazon links.

Conference Calls for Papers

'Religion in Global/Local Perspectives: Diffusion, Migration, Transformation'

36th ISSR/SISR Conference

12-15 July 2021 (digital only), Taipei, Taiwan

Deadline: 28 February 2021

More information: https://conference-system.sisr-issr.org/conferences/conference-2021/#papers

2021 Implicit Religion, Race, and Representation

21-23 May 2021. Virtual

Deadline for abstracts: 15 March 2021

More information: https://implicitreligion.co.uk/2019/10/21/cfp-2020-uk/?fbclid=IwAR2Ij2r-HIgwchJQOEuUULnXwkgtvFLoxC0MPL1Snx-0DnfFFDtX3PvGguo

Politics in the Age of Uncertainty

Australian Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2021

20-22 September 2021

Deadline for abstracts: 3 May 2021

More information: https://event.mq.edu.au/apsa-2021/

Religion and Migration: Culture and Policy

3rd ANU Religion Conference

8-10 December 2021. Canberra, Australia

Deadline for proposals: 21 May 2021

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

Journal Calls for Papers

Historizing Islam

Special issue of the Journal for the Contemporary Study of Islam

More information: https://contemporarystudyofislam.org/index.php/jcsi/announcement

Waikato Islamic Studies Review

More information: https://www.waikato.ac.nz/fass/UWISG/review

International Journal for the Study of New Religions

More information: https://journal.equinoxpub.com/IJSNR

Female Mystics and the Divine Feminine in the Global Sufi Experience

Special issue of Religions

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

Call for Book Proposals

Modern East Asian Religion and Culture

CSP Studies in Modern East Asian Religion and Culture (MEARAC)

More information (PDF)

Jobs

Junior Professorship of Religious Studies

Westphalian Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany

Deadline: 26 February 2021

More information: https://www.uni-muenster.de/Rektorat/Stellen/ausschreibungen/st_20201901_mb1.html?fbclid=IwAR1aeZgt6Ha2vNmdyu_nEMeOVSuA_PMPzVlNOkafuNoc38-F3dLMk5DVLz0

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies (Tenure-Track)

The College of St. Scholastica, Minnesota, US

More information: https://www.csshrjobs.com/postings/10729?fbclid=IwAR1_hvm417tKGe0n-ueo1IwX6BAHgvyXX1bjyotANoknXXYMtNja0veJFMI

Assistant Professor of Philosophy and History of Ideas

University of Texas, Dallas, US

More information: https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/15423

Fellowships

Religion, Spirituality, and Democratic Renewal  

Early-Career Fellowships in Religion and the Public Sphere

Deadline: 6 April 2021

More information: https://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/view/religion-spirituality-and-democratic-renewal-fellowship/

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 11 February 2021

Welcome to another Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find six jobs, ten conference calls for papers, two PhD positions, two journal call for papers, one workshop, and three conference opportunities.

Thanks so much to everyone who has signed up to support the RSP thus far through our Patreon and PayPal options. Our goal is to reach 100 patrons (currently 40!) to support all of our upcoming developments. See our donations page for more information of how you can sign up for a regular subscription, leave a one-off donation, advertise with us, or use our Amazon links.

Jobs

Research Fellow: Science and the Transmission of Islamic Knowledge in Britain

University of Birmingham, UK,

Deadline: 24 February

More information: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CDU696/research-fellow

"Transregional History of Religion" Professorship

University of Regensburg, Germany

Deadline: 15 March 2021

More information (PDF)

Associate Director, Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies

School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford, California, United States

More information: https://careersearch.stanford.edu/jobs/associate-director-abbasi-program-in-islamic-studies-11439?et=mIw5DwHV

Research Associate (UK Data Service Data Skills Modules)

Cathie Marsh Institute, University of Manchester, UK

Deadline: 16 February 2021

More information: https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?isPreview=Yes&jobid=19637

Assistant Professor of Religion

Department of Religion, Kalamazoo College

Deadline: 8 March 2021

More information: https://www.kzoo.edu/search/index.php?dept=religion

Book review editor for Critical Research on Religion

Deadline: 1 March 2021

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Conference Calls for Papers

"Religion as an Object of Historical and Social Scientific Study: Global Perspectives"

Workshop at the Centre for Advanced Studies –“Multiple Secularities – Beyond the West, Beyond Modernities”

4-5 November 2021. Leipzig University, Germany.

Deadline: 30 April 2021

More information: https://www.multiple-secularities.de/media/religion_as_an_object_of_scientific_study_cfp_2.pdf

2021 American academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meetings - Various CfPs

20-23 November 2021, San Antonio, TX, US

Deadline for proposals: 1 March 2021

More information: https://cdn.filestackcontent.com/8hrBYfDQQUOkEyxBwomX?2021-AAR-Call-for-Proposals.pdf, https://aar-conference.imis-inspire.com/a/page/ProgramUnits/sociology-religion-unit

"Transformations of Islam in the face of the therapeutic discourse"

The ISSR digital annual conference

12- 15 July 2021

Deadline for proposals: 28 February 2021

More information: https://conference-system.sisr-issr.org/conferences/conference-2021/#papers

“Soviet Spirituality”: The Phenomenon and Its Research Possibilities

10-11 June 2021. Riga, Latvia

Deadline for proposals: 1 March 2021

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II Digital Congress of Sciences of Religions

Chilean Society for the Sciences of Religions, Complutense University of Madrid

19-21 April 2021
Deadline (in Spanish): 15 March 2021

More information: https://religiones.cl/congresodigital/

15th Conference of the European Sociological Association

31 August 2021 - 3 September 2021. Barcelona, Spain or Virtual
Deadline: 15 February 2021

More information: https://www.europeansociology.org/call-papers-esa-2021-conference-published

Religion in Global/Local Perspective: Diffusion, Migration, Transformation

ISSR 36th annual conference

12-15 July 2021, virtual meeting

Deadline: 28 February 2021

More information: https://conference-system.sisr-issr.org/conferences/conference-2021/#welcome

Global and Comparative Perspectives on Religion

22-24 October 2021. Portland Oregon, US (may switch to virtual)

Deadline: 31 March 2021

More information: https://sssreligion.org/annual-meeting/call-for-papers/

A Year of Change: The Impact of 2020 on Religion and Congregational Life

Religious Research Association

22-24 Oct 2021. Portland, Oregon, US (may switch to virtual)

Deadline: 31 March 2021

More information: https://www.rraweb.org/annual-meeting/call-for-papers/

Communicating Religion’s Relevance

82nd Annual Meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion

7-10 August 2021, online

Deadline for session proposals: 31 March 2021

More information: https://www.sociologyofreligion.com/annual-meeting/

 PhD Positions

"Resonant Self–World Relations in Ancient and Modern Socio-Religious
Practices"

International Graduate School Located at the University of Graz and the Max Weber Kolleg
of the University of Erfurt

Deadline: 15 April 2021

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ESRC funded PhD studentship: Muslim women in higher education institutions in Britain

Jointly supervised by Dr. Khursheed Wadia (Warwick University) and Line Nyhagen (Loughborough University)

Deadline: 5 March 2021

More information: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/mgsdtp/collaborativeandjoint/nyhagen_loughborough_-_joint_advert_2021.pdf

Journal Calls for Papers

Methods, theories, practices or experiences of teaching and learning in Religious Studies

Journal of the British Association for the Study of Religions (JBASR)

Deadline for abstracts: 1 March 2021

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Transformations of Latin American Catholicism since the mid-20th Century

International Journal of Latin American Religions
Deadline: 30 June 2021

More information: https://www.springer.com/journal/41603/updates/18706536

Workshops

Rewiring the House of God: Religious Self-World Relations in the Digital Environment

15-17 September 2021, online

Hosted by the University of Erfurt and the University of Birmingham

Deadline: 1 March 2021

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Conferences

Divine Bodies Conference 2021

1 April 2021, online

More information: https://genderinthebible.co.uk/divine-bodies-conference-2021/

Aesthetics of Atheism

4-5 March 2021, online

More information (PDF)

Open Div Summit

25-28 February 2021, online

More information: https://summit.opendiv.org/

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 2 February 2021

Welcome to this week’s of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find two conference call for papers opportunities.

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Conference Call for Papers

“Immigration in Overlapping Pandemics: Racism, COVID, and a Call for Systemic Change”

Southeastern Immigration Studies Association (SEISA) Annual Conference

Deadline for Proposals: 20 February 2021

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Religion and the Study of Religion in Times of “Crisis”

NAASR 2021 Annual Meeting

Deadline for Proposals: 1 March 2021

More information: https://naasr.com/2021/01/26/call-for-proposals-naasr-2021-annual-meeting/

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 26 January 2021

Hello and welcome to this week’s of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find two journal call for papers, two conference call for papers, one PhD workshop, two job, one fellowship, and one conference opportunities.

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Journal Call of Papers and Chapters

Religion and Senses of Humour

Religion and the Senses, Equinox

Deadline: 28 February 2021

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Women and Gender in the Bible and the Biblical World II

Open Theology

Deadline: 31 March 2021

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Conference Call for Papers

African Christians in the Global North: Migration, Material Religion and Local-Global Spiritual Networks

International Society of the Sociology of Religion (ISSR) Virtual Conference

12 - 15 July 2021

Deadline: 28 February 2021

More information: https://conference-system.sisr-issr.org/sessions/?fbclid=IwAR3h-lH6497R037HujsReo6fBjK2dGDCxSGkrym4I-qhQKLrm53bdQpgHaY

18th Annual Conference of the European Association for the Study of Religions

Resilient Religion

20 August – 3 September 2021. Pisa, Italy

Deadline: 15 March 2021

More information: https://www.easr2021.org/

PhD Workshops

Emergent Themes in the Study of Science & Belief in Society

International Research Network for the Study of Science and Belief in Society (INSBS)
12-16 April 2021, online workshop

Deadline: 9 February 2021

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Jobs

Assistant Professorship (Juniorprofessur) in Religious Studies

Department (Faculty) of Protestant Theology

University of Muenster, Germany

Deadline: 26 February 2021

More information: https://www.uni-muenster.de/Rektorat/Stellen/ausschreibungen/st_20201901_mb1.html

Postdoctoral Research Associate

The Crossroads Project: Black Religious Histories, Communities and Cultures

Princeton University

Deadline: 26 February 2021

More information: https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/apply/application.xhtml?listingId=19001

Fellowships

2021 Sydney Jewish Museum Holocaust and Museum Studies Fellowship

Deadline: 31 March 2021

More information: https://sydneyjewishmuseum.com.au/research/

Conferences

Digital Hadith Studies Conference

Islamic Digital Humanities Network

27 January 2021

More information: https://idhn.org/conferences/

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 18 January 2021

Welcome to this week's of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find three conference call for papers, two post-doctoral position, and one summer fellowship opportunities.

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Conference Calls for Papers

"Buddhism and Language - A Twofold Perspective: The Role of Language in Buddhist Teachings and the Role of Buddhist Sources in Linguistic Research"

22-23 October, 2021. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München, Germany

Deadline: 20 March 2021

More information: https://www.en.buddhismus-studien.uni-muenchen.de/currentissues/cfp_workshop2021/index.html

The Resilience of Religious Visions: A Discursive Approach to Change and Resistance to Change

EASR 18th Annual Conference

30 August – 3 September, 2021. Pisa, Italy.

Deadline: 25 January 2021

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Orthodox Christianity, Alterity, and World making

The Society for the Anthropology of Religion (SAR) Spring Virtual Conference

12-16 May 2021

Deadline: 1 February 2021

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Post-Doctoral Positions

2 year Post-doc Fellow at The Chaplaincy Innovation Lab

Brandeis University, Boston, US

Deadline: 18 January 2021

More information: https://chaplaincyinnovation.org/2021/01/job-opening-in-the-lab-postdoctoral-fellowship-2-years

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Black Religious Studies

The Crossroads Project: Black Religious Histories, Communities and Cultures

Princeton University's Center for the Study of Religion

Deadline: 26 February 2021

More information: https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/apply/application.xhtml?listingId=19001

Summer Fellowships

Science-Engaged Theology

New Visions in Theological Anthropology (NViTA) 

University of St. Andrews, Scotland

Deadline: 14th February 2021

More information: https://set.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk/fellowship/

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