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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 11 May 2022

Another week, another Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find two events, one conference call for papers, and one summer program.

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Events

Carthage Seminars 2022 – The Challenge of Social Change in Arab Countries

7-8 July 2022. Beit Al Hikma, the Tunisian Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts in Carthage, Tunis

More information: https://www.resetdoc.org/event/carthage-seminars-2022-challenge-social-change-arab-countries/

Across the Normative Divide: Religion, Race, and Justice in America

26-27 May 2022

More information: https://argc.stanford.edu/events/across-normative-divide-religion-race-and-justice-america

Conference Calls for Papers

Relating Science and Islam: Frameworks and Methodologies

3-4 April 2023, online

Abstract Deadline: 30 September 2022

More information: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/theology-and-religious-studies/call-papers-relating-science-and-islam-frameworks-and-methodologies

Summer Programs

Carthage Summer School – The Challenge of Social Change in Arab Countries

4-8 July 2022. Beit Al Hikma, the Tunisian Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts in Carthage, Tunis

Deadline: 20 May 2022

More information: https://www.resetdoc.org/event/carthage-seminars-2022-challenge-social-change-arab-countries/

Older Opportunities Digests

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 4 May 2022

Welcome to this week's edition of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find one essay competition.

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 40!) 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.

Essay Competitions 

"Into Life:" Rethinking the Legacy of Franz Rosenzweig and Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy

The Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy Fund's 2022 Essay Competition

Deadline: 11 December 2022

More information: https://www.erhfund.org/wp-content/uploads/ERHF-Contest-Submission-Guidelines.docx

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 27 April 2022

Welcome to this week's edition of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find four academic research and teaching positions, one conference call for papers, one workshop, two journal calls for papers, two summer schools and students institutes, and one paid internship.

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 40!) 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.

Academic Research and Teaching Positions

Philosophy & Religious Studies Instructor

University of North Florida, US

Position Open until Filled

More information: https://www.unfjobs.org/postings/19754?fbclid=IwAR0S1b95wxOyLn00ohSwkUwVzaSbgU05tkVGsglP3WJvjr7MnDkYPWkngJ4

Postdoctoral Research Associate – “Automatic Collation for Diversifying Corpora: Improving Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) for Arabic-script Manuscripts"

Northeastern University's Khoury College of Computer Sciences

More information: https://northeastern.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/inviteonly/job/Boston-MA-Main-Campus/Postdoctoral-Research-Associate_R103822?fbclid=IwAR2BcloaeH-z0QeM2oAjPOhUODH_suQr5ioqQyO0psNWv2udTXy3wXKWmmI

Lecturer in African American Religions

Dartmouth College, US

Deadline: 5 May 2022

More information: https://apply.interfolio.com/105748?fbclid=IwAR2QVPAi4guYYuslgzVvnvWLWxRFDV5Lkv8evXeMmjAapbrwMtzX_yz1k3c

Lecturer in the Modern Middle East

Harvard University, US

Deadline: 1 May 2022

More information: https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/11193?fbclid=IwAR29Rev3ifOUXVuvwg5gFweDtoutGCN3h2u6b-A4LK5uVgxN_VKVaCOzCYE

Conference Calls for Papers

'British Muslim Studies at 50: Retrospect and Prospect'

A conference organised by the Muslims in Britain Research Network & the Islam-UK Centre, Cardiff University

14-15 September 2022

Deadline for Proposals:  15th June 2022

More information: https://mbrn.org/

Workshops

Western Ottomanists' Workshop (WOW) 2022

18-19 November 2022. University of California, Los Angeles, US

More information: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1BfLnCOqYJ9VRq5uH7sUIIzIBJsDxRt6eGAZXWfyYmuU/viewform?edit_requested=true

Journal Call for Papers

WEB Du Bois: Religion and Social Inequality

Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion Special Issue

Deadline: 1 June 2022

More information: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/pb-assets/JSSR%20-%20Call%20for%20Papers%20(Full)_Feb%202022.pdf

Political Theology and the State of Exception: Critical readings on the centenary of Political Theology & Roman Catholicism and Political Form

Open Theology

Deadline: 30 June 2022

More information (PDF)

Summer Schools and Student Institutes

Researching Migration and Religious Diversity: Theories, Methods and Practices

COST Action “Connecting Theory and Practical Issues of Migration and Religious Diversity” (COREnet)

29 June 29 – 3 July 2022. Kaunas, Lithuania

More information: https://www.vdu.lt/en/training-school-researching-migration-and-religious-diversity/

"Islam in the Contemporary World"

Center for Islam in the Contemporary World (CICW) Graduate Student Institute
1 – 13 August 2022

Deadline: 31 May 2022

More information: https://www.contemporaryislam.org/graduate-student-institute-2022.html

Paid Internships

Submissions Editor for the FSR BLOG

Feminist Studies in Religion (FSR)

Position to begin 1 July 2022

More information: https://www.fsrinc.org/web-articles/fsr-is-hiring/?fbclid=IwAR1L5yR90w3uI11OUk5dop8tzewX61GgURXJFm0660jNMrRT0bilnBnBV_8

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 13 April 2022

Thank you for reading the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find one studentship, one academic job, one conference call for papers, and one journal 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 39!) 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.

Studentships

Fully funded PhD studentship on the Explaining Atheism Project

Queens University Belfast, Northern Ireland

Deadline: 13 May 2022

More information: https://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/InstituteofCognitionCulture/Research/ExplainingAtheism/

Academic Jobs

Visiting Instructor of Theology and Religious Studies

St. Norbert College, US

Deadline: 22 April 2022

More information: https://stnorbert.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SNC_Careers/job/De-Pere-Wisconsin/Visiting-Instructor-of-Theology-and-Religious-Studies_JR100222?fbclid=IwAR3dvB33TP7alJUCrCESR1CxulH8dHg-B98xaGt0_GR6cAH6zXkyDq5o29U

Conference Calls for Papers

"Religion and Public Engagement"

British Association for the Study of Religions (BASR) Annual Conference

30 August - 1 September 2022, Online and In-Person at The Open University, Milton Keynes 
Deadline: 20 May 2022

More information: https://basr.ac.uk/2022/04/06/basr-annual-conference-2022/

Journal Call for Papers

Political Theology and the State of Exception: Critical readings on the centenary of Political TheologyRoman Catholicism and Political Form

Open Theology

Deadline: 30 June 2022

More information (PDF)

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 6 April 2022

Thank you for reading the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find one fellowship, one academic job, one event, 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 39!) 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

The Digital Storytellers Lab Fellow – seeking to uncover and elevate lesser-known Jewish stories

Jewish Writer’s Initiative

Deadline for applications; 1 June 2022

More information: https://www.jwinitiative.com/digitalstorytellers?fbclid=IwAR0baY2Ohi5_CGlVA6j2PebpymIb62o8Rih-V1fZn0ZVFeBcAuYezC2b3Oo

Academic Jobs

Faculty Positions in History - Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences ( MGSHSS)

LUMS, Lahore, Pakistan

Deadline: 13 May 2022

More information: https://hr.lums.edu.pk/job/faculty-positions-history

Events

Islamophobia in France: 2022 presidential elections and the criminalization of Muslim civil society

7 April 2022. Online

More information: https://georgetown.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7IB0cPh9SS2SLrT4b5PFhw

Conference Calls for Papers

Materiality, Rituals and Senses: The Dynamic World of Lived Shi‘i Islam

19 – 21 October 2022. Giorgi Tsereteli Institute of Oriental Studies at Ilia State University in Tbilisi, Georgia

Deadline for abstracts: 15 April 2022

More information: https://www.ctr.lu.se/en/about-us/calendar/event/materiality-rituals-and-senses-dynamic-world-lived-shii-islam/

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 30 March 2022

Welcome to this week's Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find one job, one summer institute, and one blog 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 40!) 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.

Jobs

Visiting Assistant Professor, Islamic Studies

Bucknell University, US

Position open until filled

More information: https://careers.bucknell.edu/cw/en-us/job/496999/visiting-assistant-professor-islamic-studies

Summer Institutes

Learning with Charlottesville: Narratives of Religion, Race & Democracy.

 Religion, race & Democracy Lab, University of Virginia, US

9 June 2022 – mid-January 2023

Deadline for applications: 4 April 2022

More information:  https://religionlab.virginia.edu/news/rfa-learning-with-charlottesville-summer-institute/

Blog Call for Papers

Political Theology Beyond

The Brink, the blog of the journal Political Theology

Deadline for proposals: 22 April 2022

More information: https://politicaltheology.com/political-theology-beyond/?fbclid=IwAR2jLKXpFGq541AGP9QcL7ZiXlCS1EKa-B3qWqO9tQlHYP6sDIqjyEbyab0

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 23 March 2022

Welcome to this week's Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find one job and two events.

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 40!) 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.

Jobs

Assistant Professor of Religions

Alma College, US

Position open until filled

More information: https://www.alma.edu/live/news/3037-assistant-professor-religious-studies  

Events

Beyond the Rose and the Nightingale: What Makes Islamic Literature Islamic?

1-2 April 2022. Online and in person (University of Pennsylvania)

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beyond-the-rose-and-the-nightingale-what-makes-islamic-literature-islamic-tickets-293313286937?fbclid=IwAR24wN0AlZ7Oahi_00Jtz6JRdEZcFi6hYUCUYKvY-KrRdFAzXcAU5fW90bw

Race and Islam: Global Histories, Contemporary Legacies

AVAGIS 2022 International Conference,

23-24 March 2022. Online

More information: https://gmu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEucu2trTojHdOf7Kw72IOLZcfkjgfuF_ld

Conference Call for papers

Space, Stuff and Sacrality: Everyday Engagements with Religion in Society

16-17 June 2022

Deadline for abstracts: 15 April 2022

More information

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 9 March 2022

Hello, thank you for reading this week's Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find three jobs, two events, and one journal 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 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.

Jobs

Lecturer in Religion and Decolonisation

School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Deadline: 4 April 2022

More information: https://elxw.fa.em3.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/job/3355/  

Lead Director of Regional Hubs

National Association of Teachers of Religious Education (NATRE)

Deadline: 16 March 2022

More information: https://www.natre.org.uk/news/latest-news/recruitment-of-lead-director-of-regional-hubs/

Program Coordinator of Sacred Writes

Northeastern University, US

Position open until filled

More information: https://northeastern.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/careers/job/Boston-MA-Main-Campus/Program-Coordinator_R103839

Events

Upper Midwest Regional AAR/SBL Annual Meeting

1-2 April 2022, In-person at Gustavus Adolphus College, with streaming options for virtual attendees

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/upper-midwest-regional-aarsbl-annual-meeting-tickets-288225348777

New World Coming — Religion, Imagination, and Possibility

2022 Southeast Regional Meeting, Florida State University

11-13 March 2022, online

More information: https://religion.fsu.edu/conference

Journal Calls for Papers

Conceptualizing Heterodox Palaeoscience

Deadline for abstracts: 6 May 2022

Interdisciplinary Science Reviews Special Issues

More information: https://think.taylorandfrancis.com/special_issues/interdisciplinary-science-reviews-palaeoscience/

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 2 March 2022

Welcome to a brief edition of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find one fellowship.

A gracious thank you to all of you that have 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.

Fellowships

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Religion

Bowdoin College, US

Deadline: 10 March 2022

More information: https://careers.bowdoin.edu/postings/8344?fbclid=IwAR0RSTasqx2VN3AWsiKdTg7Rb9lo_BtM6BSYKhYTN-cnouU-n2MuHaYEbcs

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 23 February 2022

Hello and welcome to the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find one fellowship and two jobs.

A gracious thank you to all of you that have 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.

Fellowships

2022 SJM Research Fellowship

Sydney Jewish Museum, Australia

Deadline: 31 March 2022

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

Jobs

Lecturer in Religion and Decolonisation

University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Deadline: 4 April 2022

More information: https://elxw.fa.em3.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/job/3355

Assistant Professor in Asian Religions/Buddhist Studies

Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland

Deadline; 17 March 2022

More information: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CNI257/assistant-professor-in-asian-religions-buddhist-studies

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