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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 28 July 2021

Welcome to this week's Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find one student job, two book calls for submissions, three faculty jobs, three events, one fellowship, four conference calls for submissions, one network, and one journal call for submissions.

Huge thank you to everyone who has generously supported the RSP through our Patreon and PayPal donation options! Our goal is to have 100 patrons (currently at 41!) to support all of our upcoming developments. Please 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.

Student Jobs

Self-Help - Religious Studies Clerical/Research Assistant

East Carolina University, US

Position for Fall 2021/Spring 2022 Academic Year

More information: https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=3b047fa315bd6371&q=Religious+Studies&tk=1fb45r00uud61800&from=ja&alid=5ff17cc4a50edd68af14572b&utm_campaign=job_alerts&utm_medium=email&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&rgtk=1fb45r00uud61800

Book Calls for Submissions

Religion in the West: Call for Submissions

Spring 2023 Publication by the Eiteljorg Museum 

Deadline: 1 September 2021

More information: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ReligionPublication

Call for Papers: Theology and the Avett Brothers

Theology and Pop Culture Series

Deadline for abstracts: 1 August 2021

More information: https://popularcultureandtheology.com/2021/06/23/call-for-papers-theology-and-the-avett-brothers/

Faculty Jobs

Assistant Professor of Digital Religion(s)

Faculty of Theology of the University of Zurich, Switzerland

Deadline: 18 August 2021

More information: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/unijobs/en-us/listing/260359/assistant-professor-of-digital-religion-s-/?TrackID=384914&BatchID=2246&cmpid=JBE_TL_20210723_jobtitle&utm_source=jbe&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=JBE_TL_20210723_applynow_job1

Assistant Professor - Sanskrit Studies - South and Southeast Asian Studies

University of California, Berkley, US

Deadline: 15 September 2021

More information: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03070

Assistant Professor, US in the World

Department of History, Cornell University, US

Deadline: 10 September 2021

More information: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19014

Events

Centering BIPOC Communities in Dharma Practice

2021 Buddhism and Race Speaker Series

Harvard Buddhist Community

9 August 2021. Online

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/centering-bipoc-communities-in-dharma-practice-tickets-162988851041

East Asian Buddhist Worldmaking International Conference

14-16 August 2021. Online

More information: https://ubc.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5wld--oqDgiH9JUcr0OeqFBvBfrPoN3eu_4

Advancing Daoism:  Epigraphic and Archeological Materials as Sources for Daoist Lived Religion

31 July 2021. Online

More information: https://manoa.hawaii.edu/global-daoist-studies-forum/2021/07/23/daoist-archeology/

Fellowships

Research Fellow

School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham, UK

Deadline: 1 August 2021

More information: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CHN871/research-fellow

Conference Calls for Submissions

Religion, Politics, Uncertainty: Shifting Boundaries

ISA RC-22 mid term conference

11-14 November 2021 in Vilnius, Lithuania as hybrid event (live and virtual)

Deadline for proposals: 1 September 2021

More information: https://www.isarc-22vilnius.com/

“Manifestos for Buddhist Studies” session

2021 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religions

Deadline for submissions: 15 October 2021

More information: http://buddhiststudiesmanifesto.net/

Non-Cloistered Religious Women: Between World and Church

RSA conference

1 March – 2 April 2021. Dublin, Ireland

Deadline for abstracts: 15 August 2021

More information: https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announcements/7947462/cfp-rsa-2022-non-cloistered-religious-women-between-world-and

International Queer Buddhist Conference

Deadline for submissions: 30 August 2021

More information: https://iqbc.org/

Networks

Call for participants - Islamic Arts in Australia and Aotearoa / NZ

Deadline for Applications: 15 August 2021

More information: https://networks.h-net.org/node/7636/discussions/7944960/call-participants-islamic-arts-australia-and-aotearoa-nz

Journal Call for Submissions

Southern Cultures

More information: https://southerncultures.submittable.com/Submit

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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 21 July 2021

Hello and welcome to a packed week of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find three journal call for papers, five conference call for papers, three post-doctoral fellowships and research positions, five jobs, six events, two book calls for papers, one summer program, and one essay award.

Huge thank you to everyone who has generously supported the RSP through our Patreon and PayPal donation options! Our goal is to have 100 patrons (currently at 41!) to support all of our upcoming developments. Please 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

Religion and Victorian Popular Literature and Culture

Special issue of the Victorian Popular Fictions Journal 

Deadline for abstracts: 1 November 2021

More information: https://victorianpopularfiction.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/CFP-Religion-and-Popular-Literature.pdf

Call for innovative scholarship, reviews, and creative work that engages with the categories of “Religion” and “America”

American Religion 

More information: https://scholarworks.iu.edu/iupjournals/index.php/americanreligion

"Apostasy and Other Forms of Leaving Religion"

Special Issue of Religions

Deadline for manuscripts: 31 January 2022

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

Conference Calls for Papers

“Authority and Normativity in and Between Buddhist Traditions”

2021 Virtual Graduate Student Symposium, Institute of Buddhist Studies

Deadline: 15 August 2021

More information: https://www.shin-ibs.edu/call-for-papers-2021-virtual-graduate-student-symposium/

“Monsters, Hexes, Nightmares: An Exploration into the Dar Side of Islamic Art” Panel

The Renaissance Society of America (RSA) Annual Meeting 2022

30 March – 2 April 2021. Dublin, Ireland

Deadline for abstracts: 5 August 2021

More information: https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announcements/7906555/monsters-hexes-nightmares-exploration-dar-side-islamic-art-rsa

Call for Papers in Jesuit Studies

The Renaissance Society of America (RSA) Annual Meeting 2022

30 March – 2 April 2021. Dublin, Ireland

Deadline: 1 August 2021

More information: https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announcements/7904108/call-papers-jesuit-studies

“Japonisme and Eastern Thoughts (Religion, Philosophy, Aesthetics): From the 19th to 20th Centuries”

The Society for the Study of Japonisme International Symposium 2021

4 December 2021. Online

Deadline for Abstracts: 31 July 2021

More information: https://japonisme-studies.jp/call-for-papers-the-society-for-the-study-of-japonisme-international-symposium-2021-japonisme-and-eastern-thoughts-religion-philosophy-aesthetics-from-the-19th-to-20th-centuries/

Theravada Studies Group Panel

Association for Asian Studies 2022 Annual Conference

24 March 24 – 27 March 27, 2022. Honolulu, Hawai’i

Deadline: 28 July 2021

More information: https://networks.h-net.org/node/6060/discussions/7920527/cfp-theravada-studies-group-panel-association-asian-studies-2022

Post-Doctoral Fellowships and Research Positions

Postdoctoral Fellowships - Heritage

Wolf Humanities Center, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, US

Deadline: 15 October 2021

More information: https://apply.interfolio.com/87518

Post-Doctoral Research Positions on “The Early History of the Codex”

MF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society, Oslo, Norway

Deadline: 1 August 2021

More information: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/205997/research-fellowship

Post-Doctoral Research Associate Position in Mormon Studies

Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia, US

Position open until filled

More information: https://mormonstudies.as.virginia.edu/hiring-post-doctoral-research-associate-position/

Jobs

Directors for research, study, and innovations in one of the following areas: Evaluation of Public Policies (FBK-IRVAPP) and Religious Studies (FBK-ISR) 

The Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Japan

Deadline: 30 July 2021

More information: https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/355345/call-for-the-selection-of-directors-for-research-study-and-innovation-religious-studies-fbk-isr-/

Visiting Scholar - Religious Studies

The Department of Comparative Cultural Studies at the University of Houston, Texas, US

Position open until filled

More information: https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex2_uhf/jobdetail.ftl?job=FAC001842&tz=GMT%2B09%3A00&tzname=Asia%2FTokyo

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Judaic Studies

George Mason University, Virginia, US

Position open until filled

More information: https://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/50665

Permanent Faculty Position "Religion in international relations, or Comparative family studies"

Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan

Deadline: 3 September 2021

More information: https://jrecin.jst.go.jp/seek/SeekJorDetail?fn=1&ln=1&id=D121070830&ln_jor=1

Educator

The Sydney Jewish Museum, Australia

Deadline: 16 August 2021

More information: https://mgnsw.org.au/sector/jobs/educator/  

Events

“Resilient Religion”

2021 EASR Pisa Conference

30 August – 3 September 2021. Online and in-person (Pisa, Italy)

Registration open until 10 August 2021

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

International Conference on Buddhist Studies and Philosophy of Religion

16-17 August 2021. Online

More information: https://waset.org/buddhist-studies-and-philosophy-of-religion-conference-in-august-2021-in-tokyo

RSIS Book Launch Webinar of “Understanding Religion: Theories and Methods for Studying Religiously Diverse Societies by Dr Paul Hedges”

5 August 2021. Online

More information: https://www.rsis.edu.sg/event/rsis-book-launch-webinar-by-dr-paul-hedges/#.YPSh_uhKg2y

Scientology - Aled Thomas

21 September 2021

Alt-AC Talk Series

More information: https://alt-ac.uk/talks

Animism - Graham Harvey

19 October 2021

Alt-AC Talk Series

More information: https://alt-ac.uk/talks

Demons - S. Jonathon O'Donnell

23 November 2021

Alt-AC Talk Series

More information: https://alt-ac.uk/talks

Book Calls for Papers

"Christianity and Conversion in Scandinavia and the Baltic Region, c. 800-1600" Series

Edited By Mihai Dragnea

More information: https://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/CCSB

“Theology and the Riordanverse” Book Chapters

Theology and Pop Culture series

Deadline for Proposals: 1 August 2021

More information: https://popularcultureandtheology.com/2021/05/11/call-for-papers-theology-and-the-riordanverse/

Summer Programs

The 3rd International Intensive Summer School of Sufi Studies

02-08 August 2021

Application deadline: 26 July 2021

More information: https://tasavvuf.uskudar.edu.tr/en/international-summer-school

Essay Awards

Lucretia Mott Student Essay Award

The Quaker Studies Program Unit of the American Academy of Religion

Deadline: 31 October 2021

More information: https://twitter.com/IsaacBarnesMay/status/1415769584376942592/photo/1

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 7 July 2021

Welcome to this week's edition of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find four journal calls for papers, seven events, eight jobs, three conference and series calls for papers, two PhD fellowships, and one book call for essays.

Thank you to everyone who has generously supported the RSP through our Patreon and PayPal donation options! Our goal is to have 100 patrons (currently at 42!) to support all of our upcoming developments. Please 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

Call for Proposals for Topical Issues

Open Theology

Deadline: 31 October 2021

More information (PDF)

Epistemic contestations in hybrid media environments

Deadline for abstracts:1 October 2021

Popular communication: The international journal of media and culture

More information: https://davidgrobertson.wordpress.com/2021/06/29/call-for-papers-epistemic-contestations-in-hybrid-media-environments/

Power, Bodies, and Regulation Within the Context of Religion and Spirituality

Frontiers’ Research Topics

Deadline for abstracts: 3 September 2021

More information: https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/23950/power-bodies-and-regulation-within-the-context-of-religion-and-spirituality#overview

Israel-Diaspora Relations

Special Issue of Journal of Jewish Identities

Deadline for Proposals: 15 December 2021

More information: https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announcements/7848586/cfp-israel-diaspora-relations-special-issue-journal-jewish

Events

Civil Religion and Democracy

10 September 2021, online

More information: https://adi.deakin.edu.au/events/civil-religion-and-democracy

Buddhism & Trauma, Nightly Dialogue Series

20-23 July 2021, online

More information: https://ngakpainternational.secure.retreat.guru/program/jim-hopper-elizabeth-call/

The Australian Mega-Church Hillsong in Brazil: Transnationalism, Celebrity Culture and Cosmopolitism

Seminario de hermenéutica y espiritualidad

Centro de Estudios de Hermenéutica, Universidad Nacional de San Martín

20 July 2021, online

More information: https://twitter.com/crocha2/status/1409687408354881540/photo/1

The 72nd Conference of the Japanese Association of Indian and Buddhist Studies

4-5 September 2021, online

More information: http://www.jaibs.jp/en/conference

"Secularizing Buddhism,"by Richard Payne with Ronald Purser

19 August 2021, online         

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/richard-payne-secularizing-buddhism-with-ronald-purser-tickets-159734230383?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch

Paradox and prophecy: why the study of Lived Catholicism matters

15-16 November 2021, online

More information: https://livedcatholicism.org/

Religions in Modern Japan

Getting to Know Japan Webinar

13 July 2021, online

More information: https://www.ycaps.org/japan-religion

Jobs

Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion

California Lutheran University, US

Deadline: 17 July 2021

More information: https://careers.callutheran.edu/postings/7174

Assistant Professor, Race and Religion

The University of Chicago Divinity School 

Deadline: 15 September 2021

More information: https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/350674/assistant-professor-race-and-religion/

Religion Reporter - South/Nashville, TN

The Tennessean and the USA Today Network

More information: https://us60.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett/Posting/View/40995

Visiting Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies

University of Rochester, US

Deadline: 15 July 2021

More information: https://www.rochester.edu/faculty-recruiting/positions/show/11942

2022-2023 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations

Boston College, US

Deadline: 1 December 2021

More information: https://bc.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/home/requisition/4854?c=bc&source[0]=HigherEdJobs&source[1]=Higheredjobs

Assistant Professor, the Arabic and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies programs

Virginia Commonwealth University, US

Deadline: 21 July 2021

More information: https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/107415

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Catholic Social Teaching

Western University, Canada

Deadline: 15 September 2021

More information: https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announcements/7859620/fulbright-canada-research-chair-catholic-social-teaching

Editorial Assistant

Shambhala Publishing, Boulder, Colorado, US

More information: https://www.shambhala.com/employment

Conference and Series Calls for Papers

Association of Asian Studies (AAS) Annual Conference

24-27 March 2022. Honolulu, Hawaii and online

Deadline for proposals: 10 August 2021

More information: https://www.asianstudies.org/conference/call-for-proposals/

16th IATS Seminar 2022 – Call for Submissions

3-9 July 2022. Prague, Czech Republic

Deadline: 15 September 2021

More information: http://www.iats.info/2021/04/16th-iats-seminar-2022-call-for-submissions-eng/

Faith & Activism: Call for Contributions

Special online series via ‘Religion in Public’ 

Contributions accepted on a rolling basis

More information: https://religioninpublic.com/2019/10/22/faith-activism-call-for-contributions/

PhD Fellowships

Strongmen of Asia: Democratic Bosses and how to understand them

Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages at the University of Oslo, Norway

Deadline: 1 September 2021

More information: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/208614/doctoral-research-fellow?fbclid=IwAR3iR48guifJonlaz3XX1TeOy4P0bATlXQkMNkqQAPrnjpKqCEbIm2u9teY

Fellowships in European history, the history of religion, historical theology, or other historical disciplines

The Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG)

Deadline: 15 August 2021

More information: https://www.ieg-mainz.de/media/public/PDF-Stipendien/IEG_Fellowship_PhD_2022.pdf

Book Calls for Essays

Religious Futurisms

Edited by Sumeyra Buran Utku and Jim Clarke

Deadline for Abstracts: 1 December 2021

More information: https://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/cfp/2021/06/17/religious-futurisms

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 30 June 2021

Welcome to the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find one fellowship, three events and workshops, one grant, two journal calls for papers, four jobs, and one conference call for papers.

Thank you to everyone who has generously supported the RSP through our Patreon and PayPal donation options! Our goal is to have 100 patrons (currently at 43!) to support all of our upcoming developments. Please 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.

Fellowships

2021 Religion Journalism Fellowship

Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) and Religion News Service (RNS) 

Deadline: 30 June 2021

More information: https://religionnews.com/ifyc-rns-2021-religion-journalism-fellowship/

Events and Workshops

Buddhism, economy and value(s)

Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies

12-13 August 2021. Copenhagen, Denmark

More information: https://centerforcontemporarybuddhiststudies.wordpress.com/2021/06/21/buddhism-economy-and-values/

Buddhism & Trauma, Nightly Dialogue Series

20-23 July 2021, online

More information: https://ngakpainternational.secure.retreat.guru/program/jim-hopper-elizabeth-call/

Traditions, Translations and Transitions in the Cultural History of Tibet, the Himalayas and Mongolia

Associazione Italiana di Studi Tibetani    Himalayani e Mongoli, “Sapienza” Università di Roma

7-9 July 2021. Online

More information: https://8c4aa4cd-4f18-47b6-b251-ca6d9e6987b5.filesusr.com/ugd/831829_cde703b65b8b4508977938aa00219fee.pdf

Grants

Call for Proposals: Course Development Grants in Science and Theology  

"New Visions in Theological Anthropology" project at the University of St Andrews 

Deadline: 31st October 2021 

More information: https://set.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk/course-development-grant/

Journal Call for Papers

The Return of the 'Cult': Bad Religion in the Age of Trump and COVID"

Special Issue of Implict Religion

Deadline for Abstracts: 30 August 2021

More information (PDF)

'Power, Bodies & Regulation within the context of Religion & Sexuality'

Special issue of Society and Social Change 

Deadline for Abstracts: 3 September 2021

More information (PDF)

Jobs

Social Anthropology Lecturer role: any area of Anthropology of Religion or similar

Department of Theology and Religious Studies, King's College London, UK

Deadline: 2 July 2021

More information: https://jobs.kcl.ac.uk/gb/en/job/024930/Lecturer-in-Social-Anthropology-Academic-Education-Pathway

Assistant Professor - English Literature, British History, British Philosophy or Religion

The Faculty of Global and Interdisciplinary Studies (GIS), Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan

Deadline: 19 August 2021

More information: https://jrecin.jst.go.jp/seek/SeekJorDetail?fn=3&ln=1&id=D121061130&ln_jor=1

Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion

California Lutheran University, US

Deadline: 17 July 2021

More information: https://careers.callutheran.edu/postings/7174

Assistant Professor, Race and Religion

The University of Chicago Divinity School 

Deadline: 15 September 2021

More information: https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/350674/assistant-professor-race-and-religion/

Conference Calls for Papers

16th IATS Seminar 2022 – Call for Submissions

3-9 July 2022. Prague, Czech Republic

Deadline: 15 September 2021

More information: http://www.iats.info/2021/04/16th-iats-seminar-2022-call-for-submissions-eng/

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 23 June 2021

Welcome to the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find three events, nine jobs, one prize, three conference calls for papers, three fellowships and studentships, and two journal calls for papers.

Thank you to everyone who has generously supported the RSP through our Patreon and PayPal donation options! Our goal is to have 100 patrons (currently at 43!) to support all of our upcoming developments. Please 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

Book Launch: Religion, Migration and Business: Faith, Work and Entrepreneurialism in the UK

29 June 2021, Online

More information: https://www.bbk.ac.uk/events/remote_event_view?id=21939

Reflections on the National Buddhist Memorial Ceremony for Asian American Ancestors

San Francisco Zen Center

26 June 2021, online

More information: https://www.sfzc.org/calendar/events/online/reflections-national-buddhist-memorial-ceremony-online-626

What to Do When Your Major or Department Is Threatened

American Academy of Religion

13 July 2021, online

More information: https://www.aarweb.org/AARMBR/Events-and-Networking-/Events-and-Opportunities-/2021-/Webinar_What_to_do_When_Your_Major_or_Department_is_Threatened.aspx

Jobs

Professorial Lecturer

American University: College of Arts & Sciences: Department of Philosophy & Religion

Position open until filled

More information: https://apply.interfolio.com/88354

Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament

Saint Louis University, US

Position open until filled

More information: https://slu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Careers/job/Adorjan-Hall/Non-Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor--Hebrew-Bible-Old-Testament_2021-02608

Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Christian Theology

Saint Louis University, US

Position open until filled

More information: https://slu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Careers/job/Adorjan-Hall/Non-Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor--Christian-Theology_2021-02607-1

Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, World Religions

Saint Louis University, US

Position open until filled

More information: https://slu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Careers/job/Adorjan-Hall/Non-Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor--World-Religions_2021-02609

Hindu Studies Tenure-Track Position

Harvard Divinity School, US

Deadline: 15 September 2021

More information: https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/10343

Lecturer in Social Anthropology

Kings College London, UK

Deadline: 2 July 2021

More information: https://jobs.kcl.ac.uk/gb/en/job/024930/Lecturer-in-Social-Anthropology-Academic-Education-Pathway

Assistant Director Office of Religious and Spiritual Life and Muslim Chapla

Wesleyan University, US

Deadline: 29 June 2021

More information: https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=29ee904616fe4d22&q=Religious+Studies&tk=1f8cd1rpi3pad001&from=ja&alid=5ff17cc4a50edd68af14572b&utm_campaign=job_alerts&utm_medium=email&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&rgtk=1f8cd1rpi3pad001

Assistant Professor in Chinese Buddhism

Department of Chinese Culture, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Deadline: 25 June 2021

More information: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=61471

Chair/Distinguished/Full Professor in Chinese and Comparative Philosophy

The University of Macau, China

Deadline: 17 July 2021

More information: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/unijobs/en-us/listing/257577/chair-distinguished-full-professor-in-chinese-and-comparative-philosophy/?TrackID=384914&BatchID=2211&cmpid=JBE_TL_20210618_jobtitle&utm_source=jbe&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=JBE_TL_20210618_jobtitle_job2

Prizes

The American Religion Dissertation Prize

Deadline: 15 August 2021

More information: https://www.american-religion.org/home/journal

Conference Calls for Papers

Living with More Than One Tradition

18-21 October 2021, online

More information (PDF)

Religion in higher educational institutions in Africa and beyond: (Re)Conversion, Power, and Authority from a Comparative Perspective

16-17 November 2021. Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin, Germany

Deadline for abstracts: 15 July 2021

More information: https://remoboko.hypotheses.org/calls

Education Director, Programs Director, or Operations Manager

Islamic Networks Group (ING)

Remote

Positions open until filled

More information: https://ing.org/employment/

Fellowships and Studentships

Tsadra Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Tibetan Buddhist Studies

Deadline: 1 September 2021

More information: https://cjbuddhist.wordpress.com/2021/06/16/opportunity-tsadra-foundation-dissertation-fellowship-for-tibetan-buddhist-studies/

Leverhulme Research Leadership Award PhD studentship: Mapping Sumatra’s Manuscript Cultures

SOAS, University of London, UK

Deadline: 9 July 2021

More information: https://www.soas.ac.uk/registry/scholarships/leverhulme-research-leadership-award-phd-studentship-mapping-sumatras-manuscript-cultures.html?fbclid=IwAR1B34z4og5fiiuJraxonoqqTEPH2htk3_P-eMLHoY8lif5GJZYsnUURuO0

Muslim Storytellers Fellowship

Highlights Foundation

Deadline: 15 July 2021

More information: https://www.highlightsfoundation.org/programs/3003/muslim-storytellers-fellowship/

Journal Call for Papers

“Religion, Animals, and X”

Special issue of Religions

Deadline: 15 November 2021

More information: https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announcements/7825327/cfp-%E2%80%9Creligion-animals-and-x%E2%80%9D-special-issue-religions

What we Fight For: Examining Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Deadline for Proposals: 1 January 2021

More information: https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announcements/7845551/call-papers-what-we-fight-examining-marvel%E2%80%99s-agents-shield

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 16 June 2021

Another week, another edition of the week's Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find one PhD position, ten events, five jobs, one fellowship, and one summer program.

Deepest thank you to everyone who has generously supported the RSP through our Patreon and PayPal donation options! We are at 43 patrons out of our goal of 100. To support all of our upcoming developments, 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.

PhD Positions

Buddhist pilgrimage in the Anthropocene

The Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies at the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Deadline: 1 September 2021

More information: https://employment.ku.dk/phd/?show=154191

Events

"The Sadhana of Araminta Ross: Learning from the life and work of Harriet Tubman"

Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls

17 June 2021, online

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dr-shante-paradigm-smalls-the-sadhana-of-araminta-ross-tickets-155551331219

Abuse, Sex and the Sangha: Conversations for Healing

26 June, 8 August, 19 September 2021.

Online

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/abuse-sex-and-the-sangha-conversations-for-healing-tickets-151565078229

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Tai Zawti of the Myanmar-China border

Olivia Porter (King’s College London)

After the Rains - Theravada Studies Talks

18 June 2021, online

More information: https://theravadastudies.org/after-the-rains-theravada-studies-talks/

The Milindapañha and the Fifth and Sixth Councils in Myanmar

Tony Scott (University of Toronto)

After the Rains - Theravada Studies Talks

16 July 2021, online

More information: https://theravadastudies.org/after-the-rains-theravada-studies-talks/

STEMM & Belief in Diverse Contexts

7-9 July 2021, Online Conference

More information: https://scienceandbeliefinsociety.org/2021/05/24/open-for-registration-insbs-conference/

“Word, Image, Object, Performance.”

United Kingdom Association for Buddhist Studies (UKABS) conference

1-2 July 2021, online

More information: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ukabs-2021-tickets-150183702497

Buddhism in the Sea of Islands Webinar series

17 June – 21 October 2021, online

More information: https://www.nantien.edu.au/buddhism-in-the-sea-of-islands-webinar-series/

Buddhism & Breath Summit

The Jivaka Project

Fall 2021, online

More information: http://www.jivaka.net/buddhism-breath-summit/

Islam in Black and White: An American Intrafaith Conversation on Race

Zakat Foundation of America

17 June 2021, online

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/islam-in-black-and-white-an-american-intrafaith-conversation-on-race-tickets-157923273763?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch

Redressing religious inequality for people with disability

Institute of Development Studies

21 July 2021

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/redressing-religious-inequality-for-people-with-disability-tickets-157642901161?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch&keep_tld=1

Jobs

Weinstein-Rosenthal Chair in Faith, Ethics & Global Society

University of Richmond, US

Deadline: 1 October 2021

More information: https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=e521cc233f7110be&q=Religious+Studies&tk=1f7l7fg7huc8j801&from=ja&alid=5ff17cc4a50edd68af14572b&utm_campaign=job_alerts&utm_medium=email&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&rgtk=1f7l7fg7huc8j801

Visiting Assistant Professor, Religious Studies

Fairfield University, US

Deadline: 25 June 2021

More information: https://ffd.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/EmploymentOpportunities/job/Fairfield-CT/Visiting-Assistant-Professor--Religious-Studies_JR0000943?source=HigherEdJobs

Tenured or Tenure-track Faculty Appointment in African American Religious Studies

Harvard University's Faculty of Divinity, US

Deadline: 30 September 2021

More information: https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177508558&Title=Tenured%20or%20Tenure%2Dtrack%20Faculty%20Appointment%20in%20African%20American%20Religious%20Studies

Assistant Dean, Muslim Life

Princeton University, US

More information: https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177508063&Title=Assistant%20Dean%2C%20Muslim%20Life

Assistant Professor - Religious Studies

University of South Florida, US

Deadline: 28 June 2021

More information: https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=20c35d21e2e163ae&q=Religious+Studies&tk=1f7vh2c68uc8j803&from=ja&alid=5ff17cc4a50edd68af14572b&utm_campaign=job_alerts&utm_medium=email&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&rgtk=1f7vh2c68uc8j803

Fellowships

Writing fellowships for scholars of religion 

Sacred Writes and The Revealer

Deadline: 15 July 2021

More information: https://therevealer.org/media-partnership-application-with-sacred-writes-2/

Summer Programs

Annual ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute for Curriculum Development in Critical Antisemitism Studies

Pembroke College, Oxford, UK

1-5 August 2021, online and in-person

Applications accepted on a rolling basis

More information: https://isgap.org/summer-institute/

Mentorship Programs

Status Committee Mentorship Program

American Academy of Religion (AAR)

Deadline: 15 July 2021

More information: https://www.aarweb.org/AARMBR/About-AAR-/Mentoring/Status-Committee-Mentorship-Program.aspx

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 9 June 2021

Hello and welcome to this week's Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find four events, three fellowships and summer programs, one conference call for papers, and one job.

Thank you to everyone who has generously 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! Find out how to contribute by 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

Beyond the State: Re-thinking Race and Religion

10 June 2021, online

More information: https://www.sciencespo.fr/agenda/ceri/fr/event/Beyond+the+State%3A+Re-thinking+Race+and+Religion?event=2666

Reason and Revelation in Buddhism

12 June 2021, online

Goodman Lectures (monthly through April 2022)

More information: https://networks.h-net.org/node/6060/discussions/7791229/lecture-series-khyentse-foundation-presents-goodman-lectures

Public Scholarship: Best Practices and Potential Pitfalls

American Academy of Religion

23 June 2021, online

More information: https://www.aarweb.org/AARMBR/Events-and-Networking-/Events-and-Opportunities-/2021-/Public_Scholarship_Best_Practices_and_Potential_Pitfalls.aspx

Spiritual Abuse: Coercive Control in Religions

3-4 September 2021, online

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

Fellowships and Summer Programs

Funded writing fellowship with Commonweal

Sacred Writes

More information: https://www.sacred-writes.org/commonweal

Two funded writing fellowships with The Christian Century

Sacred Writes

More information: https://www.sacred-writes.org/christian-century

Islam in the Contemporary World

CICW Graduate Student Institute

2-4 August 2021

Deadline: 25 June 2021

More information: https://www.contemporaryislam.org/graduate-student-institute.html

Conference Calls for Papers

When Buddha come to Ultima Thule

6th International Conference Buddhism and Nordland

19-20 November 2021. Sweden

Deadline for proposals: 15 September 2021

More information: http://www.budcon.com/bn/index.php?title=Buddhism_%26_Nordland

Jobs

Visiting Assistant Professor, Religious Studies

Fairfield University, CT, US

Deadline: 18 June 2021

More information: https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=3d1f7408a2230767&q=Religious+Studies&tk=1f7dg9elqub4m801&from=ja&alid=5ff17cc4a50edd68af14572b&utm_campaign=job_alerts&utm_medium=email&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&rgtk=1f7dg9elqub4m801

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 2 June 2021

Hello and welcome to this week's Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find seven events and conferences, three jobs, and two fellowships.

Big thank you to everyone who has generously 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! Find out how to contribute by 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 and Conferences

Dabru Emet: 20 Years Later Roundtable Discussion

Institute for Islamic Christian Jewish Studies (ICJS)

16 June 2021, online

More information: https://icjs.org/de-roundtable/

Tracing Christians in Global Late Antiquity

30 May – 2 June 2021, online

More information: https://dsps.lib.uiowa.edu/glas/tcgla-2021/registration/

Queering Religious Paradigms: Critical Approaches to Gender & Sexuality/-ies in Religious Thought and Practices

28 – 30 June 2021, online and in-person

More information: https://queeringparadigms.com/2021/02/03/queering-paradigms-hybrid-virtual-symposium/

'Cult' Rhetoric in 21st Century

Inform Seminar Series 

24 Thursday June, online

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

A year after George Floyd's murder: How Black Interfaith can give hope to America

2 June 2021, online

More information: https://ifyc-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2SuP0unaRYqyxRp7NpODlQ

Body and Soul: Sex and Spirituality in Diverse Religious Communities

The 6th Annual Social Work and Religious Diversity Conference

Online conference: 15 June 2021

Movie screenings: 14, 16 June 2021

More information: https://interfaithcenter.org/social-work-conference/

What is South China Sea Buddhism?

3 June 2021, online

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/what-is-south-china-sea-buddhism-tickets-153753794739

Jobs

Assistant or Associate Professor in Old Testament

Westmont College, California, US

Open until filled

More information: https://www.higheredjobs.com/details.cfm?JobCode=177498050

Hindu Studies Tenure-Track Position

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US

More information: https://www.higheredjobs.com/details.cfm?JobCode=177499442

Professorial Lecturer: Department of Philosophy and Religion

American University, DC, US

Open until filled

More information: https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/344730/professorial-lecturer-department-of-philosophy-and-religion-/

Fellowships

Jews and Modern Legal Culture

Fellowship Opportunity for 2022-2023 Academic Year

Katz Center, Pennsylvania, US

Deadline: 18 October 2021

More information: https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/343046/2022-2023-fellowships-at-the-katz-center-jews-and-modern-legal-culture-/

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship with The Transmission of Religion Across Generations project

University of Ottowa, Canada

Deadline: 15 June 2021

More information: https://twitter.com/religionag/status/1398637429653921793?s=21

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 26 May 2021

Welcome to another week of Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! This week, you will find four journal call for papers, five conference calls for papers, three jobs, nine events & workshops, one award, three fellowships, and one grant.

Big thank you to everyone who has generously 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! Find out how to contribute by 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

Religion and Poverty

Humanities and Social Sciences Communication

Springer Nature

Rolling acceptance until September 2021

More information: https://www.nature.com/palcomms/calls-for-papers#religion-poverty

What Future for the Philosophy of Religion?

Humanities and Social Sciences Communication

Springer Nature

Rolling acceptance until September 2021

More information: https://www.nature.com/palcomms/calls-for-papers#phil-of-religion

Religion in American Literature

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Conference

11-14 November 2021

Deadline: 30 June 2021

More information: https://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/cfp/2021/05/06/extended-deadline-religion-in-american-literature

"Female Mystics and the Divine Feminine in the Global Sufi Experience"

Special Issue of Religions

Deadline: 1 July 2021

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

Conference Calls for Papers

"Enshrining the Past: Religion and Heritage-Making in a Secular Age”

27-29 October 2021. Leipzig University, Germany

Deadline for Abstract: 13 June 2021

More information: https://www.multiple-secularities.de/events/event/enshrining-the-past-religion-and-heritage-making-in-a-secular-age/

46th Annual Conference of the Australian Association for the Study of Religion on 'Hope'

9-10 December 2021, online

Deadline: 31 Oct 2021

More information: https://www.aasr.org.au/2021-online-conference

Intellectual Authority and its Changing Infrastructures in North American and Australian Christianity, 1960s-2010s

ACU and Deakin University

29-30 July 2021, online

Deadline for Abstracts: 30 May 2021

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/intellectual-authority-and-its-changing-infrastructures-tickets-147450932709

"The Future of Islam and Humanity: Local and Global Challenges and Opportunities"

Australian Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (AAIMS)

14-16 September 2021, online

Deadline for proposals: 1 June 2021

More information: https://www.aaims.org.au/aaims-conference-2021/

'Aotearoa Spirit'

New Zealand Association for the Study of Religion Conference

 29-30 November 2021, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Deadline for Abstracts: 3 September 2021

More information: https://vuw.eventsair.com/nzasr2021registrations/nzasr2021registrationpage/Site/Register

Jobs

Assistant Teaching Professor of Religion

Worchester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts, US

Rolling deadline until filled

More information: https://wpi.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WPI_External_Career_Site/job/Worcester/Assistant-Teaching-Professor-of-Religion_R0001315  

Deputy Director, Contemplative Studies Centre

University of Melbourne, Australia

Deadline: 10 June 2021

More information: http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/904816/deputy-director-contemplative-studies-centre

Events and Workshops

‘A Manly Swot: Ezra's Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats’

Ethel M. Wood Lecture by Prof. Charlotte Hempel

26 May 2021, online

More information: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/events/ethel-m.-wood-lecture-by-prof.-charlotte-hempel

Pre-modern Chinese Buddhist Texts: a translation workshop of readings from the Sinophone world

14 June 2021 – 16 June 2021, online

More information: https://www.soas.ac.uk/buddhiststudies/events/14jun2021-pre-modern-chinese-buddhist-texts--a-translation-workshop-of-readings-from-the-sinophone-w.html

National Graduate Student Workshop: Representing Belief

7-8 December 2021, online

Deadline (must be a Masters or PhD student): 30 Sep 2021  

More information: https://hrc.cass.anu.edu.au/events/national-graduate-student-workshop-representing-belief-0

Intersectional Imaginaries in Media, Religion and Gender

ICA 2021 Preconference Program

27 May 2021

More information: https://www.icahdq.org/page/ICA21PREPOSTCONF

“The Midwest at the Intersection of Past and Present”

Seventh Annual Midwestern History Conference

Panels of interest include:

  • Jews and Indigenous Peoples: Their Working and Personal Relationships
  • Religion
  • Race and Religion in the Arab American Midwest

26-27 May 2021, online

More information: http://www.midwesternhistory.com/2021-conference

“Religious practice in the time of the pandemic - challenges and opportunities. On a survey among Berlin religious communities in 2020"

The benefits and harms of religion: pandemic talks at the Institute for Religious Studies at Freie Universität Berlin 

28 May 2021, online

More information: https://www.geschkult.fu-berlin.de/termine/pandemie-gespraeche.html

"Buddhist perspectives on Corona / COVID-19. On the religious handling of the corona pandemic"

The benefits and harms of religion: pandemic talks at the Institute for Religious Studies at Freie Universität Berlin 

4 June 2021, online

More information: https://www.geschkult.fu-berlin.de/termine/pandemie-gespraeche.html

Catholicism, Gender and Sexuality Symposium

8 June 2021, online

More information: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/catholicism-gender-and-sexuality-symposium-tickets-156220294105

Decolonizing Buddhist Societies: An Old Tibetan Kingdom in New Local Sources

26 May 2021, online

More information: https://yorku.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Xw389alhSMOvTeiiWPX0Uw

Awards

Robert J. McNamara Student Paper Award

Association for the Sociology of Religion

Deadline: 8 June 2021

More information: https://www.sociologyofreligion.com/lectures-papers/robert-j-mcnamara-student-paper-award/

Fellowships

Black Muslim Experiences Research Fellowship

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

Deadline: 8 June 2021

More information: https://www.ispu.org/black-muslim-experiences-research-fellowship/

2021 BASR Teaching and Learning Fellowship

British Association for the Study of Religions

Deadline for applications/nominations: 1 June 2021

More information: https://basr.ac.uk/2021/05/12/2021-basr-teaching-and-learning-fellowship/

Selby Old Fellowship in Religious History of the Orthodox Christian Faith           

The University of Sydney Fisher Library, Australia

Deadline: 5 June 2021

More information: https://usyd.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/USYD_EXTERNAL_CAREER_SITE/job/Darlington-Campus/Selby-Old-Fellowship-in-Religious-History-of-the-Orthodox-Christian-Faith_0080018-2

Grants

Regional Development Grants

American Academy of Religion

Deadline: 1 June 2021

More information: https://www.aarweb.org/AARMBR/Who-We-Are-/Grant-Programs-/Regional-Development-Grants.aspx

Volunteer Positions

Call for AAR/OUP Book Series Editor - Reflection and Theory in the Study of Religion

American Academy of Religion

Deadline: 15 June 2021

More information: https://www.aarweb.org/AARMBR/Publications-and-News-/Newsroom-/News-/2021/03/Call-for-Series-Editor-Reflection-and-Theory.aspx

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 10 May 2021

Hello and welcome to this week's Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! This week, you will find three events, one editorial position, one conference call for papers, and one job.

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 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.

Events

Sharia Transformations: Cultural Politics and the Rebranding of an Islamic Judiciary

The Leiden University Centre for the Study of Islam and Society Keynotes series

20 May, 2021. Online

More information: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/events/2021/05/sharia-transformations-cultural-politics-and-the-rebranding-of-an-islamic-judiciary

Conference on the Study of Religions of India

23-26 June 2022. Colby College in Waterville, Maine, US

More information: https://digitalcommons.butler.edu/csri/

"The Palgrave Handbook of Islam in Africa" Book Launch Conference

15 May 2021. Online

More information: https://religiousstudies.duke.edu/events/palgrave-handbook-islam-africa-book-launch-conference-0

Editorial Positions

Reading Religion Editorial Board Interest

American academy of Religion

More information: https://aar.wufoo.com/forms/reading-religion-editorial-board-interest/

Conference Calls for Papers

Panel: The Future of Learning and Teaching Religious Studies in the UK - Practitioner perspectives

BASR Conference 2021

 6-7 September 2021. School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Deadline: 12 May 2021

More information (PDF)

Jobs

Senior Research Fellow Position for Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture

Nanzan University, Japan

Deadline: 27 August 2021

More information: https://jrecin.jst.go.jp/seek/SeekJorDetail?fn=3&ln=1&id=D121042077&ln_jor=1

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 3 May 2021

Welcome to another edition of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! This week, you will find one journal call for papers, one post-graduate program, one job, and one event.

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 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.

Journal Calls for Papers

“Exploring Atheism”

Religions Journal Special Issue

Deadline for manuscripts: 21 January 2022

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

Post-graduate Programs

MSc - The Globalised Muslim World

University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Deadline: 31 May 2021

More information: https://www.ed.ac.uk/literatures-languages-cultures/alwaleed/msc-the-globalised-muslim-world

Jobs

Lecturer - Buddhist Spiritual Care

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Deadline: 14 May 2021

More information: https://werkenbij.vu.nl/ad/docent-geestelijke-zorg-boeddhisme/aessyt/en

Events

Religion on Your Doorstep: The Magazines and Newspapers Craze that Revolutionized Religious Propaganda in Japan between the 1920s and the 1930s

Modern Japanese Workshop Series

14 May 2021. Online

Other dates: 11 June, 9 July

More information: https://sites.google.com/site/modernjapanhistoryworkshop/home

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