OPPORTUNITIES

CFPs | Events | Conferences | Funding | Jobs

OPPORTUNITIES
CFPs | Events | Conferences | Funding | Jobs

THe Latest Digest

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 16 November 2021

Welcome to this week's edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find one fellowship, one journal call for papers, and one event opportunities.

Thank you so much to everyone who has signed up to support the RSP thus far through our Patreon and PayPal options. We are aiming for 100 patrons (currently 40!) to fund planned developments over the coming year. See our donations page for details of how you can sign up for a regular subscription, leave a one-off donation, advertise with us, or use our Amazon links.

Fellowships

Religion and Urbanity: Reciprocal transformations

Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies of the University of Erfurt

Deadline: 8 January 2020

More information (PDF)

Journal Call for Papers

"The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" Theoretical and Methodological challenges in Media Ethics and Religion 

Journal for Religion, Film, and Media

Deadline: 15 August 2021

More information: https://jrfm.eu/index.php/ojs_jrfm

Events

Lecture Series: Religion and Urbanity Across Time and Space

Tuesdays 17 November 2020 – 2 February 2021, 6.00-7.30 pm

YouTube Livestream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXw-zCwI7kk

More information (PDF)

Older Opportunities Digests

Religious Studies Digest – 11 November 2020

Hello and welcome to this week's edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find two summer fellowship and one call for book proposal opportunities.

Thank you so much to everyone who has signed up to support the RSP thus far through our Patreon and PayPal options. We are aiming for 100 patrons (currently 40!) to fund planned developments over the coming year. See our donations page for details of how you can sign up for a regular subscription, leave a one-off donation, advertise with us, or use our Amazon links.

Summer Fellowships

Science-Engaged Theology: New Visions in Theological Anthropology

University of St. Andrews, Scotland

Applications due: 20 February 2020

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

Religion and Urbanity: Reciprocal transformations

Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies of the University of Erfurt

Deadline: 8 January 2020

More information (PDF)

Call for Book Proposals

Modern East Asian Religion and Culture

Book Series of Cambridge Scholars Publishing

More information (PDF)

Application form (PDF)

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 28 October 2020

Welcome to another edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find one conference call for papers and one PhD position.

Thank you so much to everyone who has signed up to support the RSP thus far through our Patreon and PayPal options. We are aiming for 100 patrons (currently 41!) to fund planned developments over the coming year. See our donations page for details 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     

Religious Identity and the Media: Methods, concepts, and new research avenues

25-27 March 2021. Warsaw, Poland (or online)

Deadline: 1 November 2020

More information: https://media.religion2021.uni-bremen.de/WordPress/call-for-papers/

PhD Positions

Two PhD scholarships for dissertation projects related to Buddhism

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany 

Deadline: 10 January 2021

More information: https://www.en.buddhismus-studien.uni-muenchen.de/currentissues/phd_scholarships_20201/index.html

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 21 October 2020

Welcome to another edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find four conference call for papers, five journal call for papers, two job, two PhD position, three online events, and one call for essays opportunities.

Thank you so much to everyone who has signed up to support the RSP thus far through our Patreon and PayPal options. We are aiming for 100 patrons (currently 41!) to fund planned developments over the coming year. See our donations page for details 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

36th ISSR/SISR 'Religion in Global/Local Perspectives: Diffusion, Migration, Transformation' Conference

12-15 July 2021, Taipei, Taiwan

Deadline for papers: 15 November 2020

More information: https://www.sisr-issr.org/en/conferences/conference-2021

Critical Approaches to the Study of Religion

Center for Critical Research on Religion

11-14 June 2021. Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Deadline for proposals: 15 January 2021

More information: https://criticaltheoryofreligion.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/CCRR-Conf-Belfast.pdf

3rd ANU Religion Conference - Religion and Migration: Culture and Policy

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

18th EASR Conference

30 August-3 September 2021. Pisa, Italy

Deadline: 31 January 2021

More information: https://www.easr2021.org/how-to-submit-a-proposal/

Journal Call for Papers

International Journal for the Study of New Religions

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

Religion, Law and Politics

Religions Special Issue

Deadline: 18 December 2020 

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

Emic Categories and New Paths / Case Studies in the Scholarly Use of Indigenous Concepts (working title)

Thematic issue of Religion 

Deadline: February 2021

More information: https://stevenengler.ca/cfp/

Special Issue on "Historizing Islamophobia"

Deadline February 2021

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

Call for Papers: Original Research Articles, Research Notes, Review Articles, and Applied Research Abstracts.

Review of Religious Research (RRR

More information: http://www.rraweb.org/2020/10/call-for-papers-review-of-religious-research/

Jobs

Language Editor

Open Theology

Deadline: 7 November 2020

More information (PDF)

Assistant Professor/Tenure Track, Department of Religious Studies

New York University (NYU)

Deadline: 15 December 2020

More information: https://as.nyu.edu/religiousstudies/employment.html?fbclid=IwAR24Jg_ctwGazUMTJ4F3jUIoeyduDftcuVwJ8ASJzUznSmRFp9ER9IGIldg

PhD Positions

Arts and Humanities Research Council PhD Studentships

Open-Oxford-Cambridge AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership

Deadline: 12 January 2020

More information (PDF)

Uncover the history of inter-religious relations in Coventry

Coventry University, UK

Deadline: 13 January 2021

More information: https://www.midlands4cities.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/Uncovering-the-History-of-Inter-religious-Relations-in-Post-war-Coventry.pdf, https://www.coventry.ac.uk/research/research-opportunities/research-students/midlands4cities/, https://www.midlands4cities.ac.uk/apply/

Online Events

Roehampton Study of Religion Research Seminars 2020-2021

22 October 2020-18 March 2021. Online

More information (PDF)

2nd IAHR WSN webinar "Senior Women Scholars of Religion Reflect on their Academic Journeys"

22 October 2020, 13.00 (UTC) on Zoom

More information (PDF)

"Fall Fridays" Virtual Program

23 October 2020-13 November 2020

More information (PDF)

Call for Essays

Religion and Horror Comics

Religion and Comics series, published by Claremont Press

Deadline: 1 December 2020

More information: https://popularcultureandtheology.com/2020/09/12/call-for-papers-religion-and-horror-comics/?fbclid=IwAR1orAmTplM_kAlneMbOp9Wp0_uXIA9tGsORiw54Wf-wVMZPNWfS-Ijk07s

Religious Studies Digest – 8 October 2020

Welcome to another edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find two journal call for papers, one grant, three online workshop, one call for chapters, and two conference call for papers opportunities.

Thank you so much to everyone who has signed up to support the RSP thus far through our Patreon and PayPal options. We are aiming for 100 patrons (currently 41!) to fund planned developments over the coming year. See our donations page for details of 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

Emic Categories and New Paths / Case Studies in the Scholarly Use of Indigenous Concepts

Thematic Issue of Religion

Deadline for Proposals: 1 February 2021

More information: https://stevenengler.ca/cfp/

Open call for submissions

International Journal for the Study of New Religions

More information (PDF)

Grants

Grants for Theological Puzzles 

The Science-Engaged Theology Project, University of St Andrews

Deadline: 30 November 2020

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

Online Workshops

Research Slam in tandem with Gender and Diversity in Contemporary Yoga Symposium

The International Association for the study of Religion and Gender (IARG), the Centre for Gender and Diversity of Maastricht University, and the Centre for Research on Culture and Gender of Ghent University

23 October 2020. 15.00-17.00 (GMT +1)

Registration Deadline: 10 October 2020

More information (PDF)

NFP Bid Writing: The Basics

Mondays from 12 October – 7 December 2020. Online via Zoom

More information (PDF)

NFP Bid Writing: Advanced

Tuesdays from 13 October – 8 December 2020. Online via Zoom

More information (PDF)

Call for Chapters

The Esoteric Reception of East Asian ThoughtAppropriating the Dao

Ed. Lukas Pokorny and Franz Winter

Deadline for Proposals: 31 October 2020

More information (PDF)

Conference Call for Papers

Heidelberg Center for American Studies 18th Spring Academy Conference

22–26 March 2021. Heidelberg, Germany

Deadline: 15 November 2020

More information (PDF)

10th international conference Buddhism & Australia

18-20 February 2021. Online

Deadline for Proposals: 20 November 2020

More information: http://www.buddhismandaustralia.com/ba/index.php?title=Buddhism_%26_Australia

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 29 September 2020

Welcome to another edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find four journal call for papers, one call for essays, five conference calls for papers, one online event, two PhD positions, one grant, and one graduate studies opportunities.

Thank you so much to everyone who has signed up to support the RSP thus far through our Patreon and PayPal options. We are aiming for 100 patrons (currently 42!) to fund planned developments over the coming year. See our donations page for details of 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

"Women and Gender in the Bible and the Biblical World II"

Open Theology

Deadline: 31 December 2020

More information (PDF)

'Religion, Law and Politics'

Religions Special Issues

Deadline: 18 December 2020

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

Special Issue on "Historizing Islamophobia"

Journal of the Contemporary Study of Islam

Deadline: February 2021

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

Emic Categories and New Paths / Case Studies in the Scholarly Use of Indigenous Concepts

Thematic issue of Religions

Deadline for proposals: 1 February 2021

More information: https://stevenengler.ca/cfp/

Call for Essays

Religion and Horror Comics

Religion and Comics series, published by Claremont Press

Deadline 1 December 2020

More information: https://popularcultureandtheology.com/2020/09/12/call-for-papers-religion-and-horror-comics/?fbclid=IwAR1orAmTplM_kAlneMbOp9Wp0_uXIA9tGsORiw54Wf-wVMZPNWfS-Ijk07s

Conference Calls for Papers

45th Annual Conference of the Australian Association for the Study of Religion (AASR)

11-12 December 2020 via Zoom

Deadline: 31 October 2020

More information: https://www.aasr.org.au/2020-conference

36th ISSR/SISR 'Religion in Global/Local Perspectives: Diffusion, Migration, Transformation' Conference

12-15 July 2021. Taipei, Taiwan

Call for papers: 1 October to 15 November 2020

More information: https://www.sisr-issr.org/en/conferences/conference-2021

3rd ANU Religion Conference - Religion and Migration: Culture and Policy

8-10 December 2021. Canberra, Australia

Proposal deadline: 21 May 2021

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

British Muslims and Covid-19: Impacts, Experiences and Responses

A free MBRN online symposium

8 December 2020

Deadline for abstracts: 30th October 2020

More information: http://www.mbrn.org.uk/call-for-papers-british-muslims-and-covid-19-impacts-experiences-and-responses/

Critical Research on Religion

11 -14 June 2021. Queen’s University Belfast, Ireland

Deadline for proposals: 15 January 2021

More information (PDF)

The Intercultural Education in an Age of Information and Disinformation Conference

June 27-30, 2021. The Kibbutzim College of Education (KCE) & The MOFET Institute, Tel Aviv, Israel

Deadline: 25 October 2020

More information: https://iaie.smkb.ac.il/call-for-proposals/

Online Events

Religion and Politics Public Seminar Series with the University of Chester

Once a month beginning 14 October 2020

More information (PDF)

PhD Positions

1 PhD fellowship with the project Total Devotion – Passions and Plots in Radical Religion in the Ancient World

Funded by the Independent Research Fund Denmark

Deadline for applications: 1 October 2020

More information: https://www.sdu.dk/en/service/ledige_stillinger/1103953

PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities

Open University, UK

Deadline: 12 January 2021

More information: http://www.open.ac.uk/about/employment/vacancies/phd-studentships-arts-and-humanities-open-universityahrc-studentships

Grants

Call for Proposals: Course Development Grants in Science and Theology

University of St Andrews 

Deadline: 31 October 2020

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

Graduate Studies

Funded PhD and MPhil Positions

Australian Catholic University, Fitzroy, Australia

Deadline: 18 October 2020

More information: https://www.acu.edu.au/research/our-research-institutes/institute-for-religion-and-critical-inquiry/study-with-us

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 9 September 2020

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

Thank you so much to everyone who has signed up to support the RSP thus far through our Patreon and PayPal options. We are aiming for 100 patrons (currently 42!) to fund planned developments over the coming year. See our donations page for details of how you can sign up for a regular subscription, leave a one-off donation, advertise with us, or use our Amazon links.

Calls for Chapters

"Pilgrimage in the Christian Balkan World: The path to touch the sacred and holy"

The Balkan History Association

Deadline for proposals: December 31, 2020

More information: https://www.balkan-history.com/cfp-pilgrimage-in-the-christian-balkan-world-the-path-to-touch-the-sacred-and-holy/

Conference Calls for Papers

"Religious Identity and the Media. Methods, concepts, and new research avenues"

25-27 March 2021. Warsaw, Poland

Deadline for proposals: 1 November 2020

More information: https://media.religion2021.uni-bremen.de/WordPress/call-for-papers/

Workshops

"Social Media & Religion" International Online Workshop

22-23 October 2020

Application deadline: 25 September 2020

More information: https://www.uni-frankfurt.de/91643821/Workshops

Conferences

"From Religious Studies to the Study of Religion/s: Disciplinary Futures for the 21st century"

2021 BASR annual conference 

6-8 September 2021. University of Edinburgh

More information (PDF)

Fellowships

Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs Fellowships for Scholars

Deadline: 28 October 2020

More information: https://www.acls.org/Luce-ACLS-in-Religion-Journalism-International-Affairs-Fellowships-for-Scholars

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships

Deadline: 28 October 2020

More information: https://www.acls.org/Competitions-and-Deadlines/Mellon-ACLS-Dissertation-Completion-Fellowships

Jobs

Year 3 BA module on Asian Beliefs

Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, UK

October 2020-Janurary 2021 via Zoom

More information (PDF)

Research Network Call for Papers

Minorities on Campus: Discrimination, Equality, and Politics of Nationalism in Indian HE

AHRC GCRF Minorities on Indian Campuses Research Network

Deadline for proposals: 5 October 2020

More information: https://www.coventry.ac.uk/research/research-directories/current-projects/2020/minorities-on-campus/

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution- NonCommercial- NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

The views expressed in podcasts, features and responses are the views of the individual contributors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Religious Studies Project or our sponsors. The Religious Studies Project is produced by the Religious Studies Project Association (SCIO), a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (charity number SC047750).

Share an Opp
in
Religious studies

Email to oppsdigest@religiousstudiesproject.com