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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.

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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

Older Opportunities Digests

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

Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 28 April 2021

Welcome back to Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find two postgraduate programs, three jobs, two fellowships, four conference calls for papers, one journal call for paper, one research prize, and one conference.

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.

Postgraduate Programs

Jameel Scholarships - MA and PhD Funding

The Islam-UK Centre at Cardiff University, UK

Deadline: 21 May 2021

More information: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/centre-for-the-study-of-islam-in-the-uk/study/jameel-scholarships

Religion in the Public Sphere

Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany

Deadline: 31 May 2021

More information: https://www.uni-hannover.de/en/studium/studienangebot/info/studiengang/detail/religion-in-the-public-sphere-double-degree-track-1/

Jobs

Queen’s National Scholar (QNS) in Black Religions

Queen's University, Canada

Deadline: 15 May 2021

More information: https://www.queensu.ca/religion/faculty-position-queens-national-scholar-qns-black-religions

Teaching Associate in the field of Anthropology of Religion (Fixed Term)

The Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge, UK

Deadline: 17 May 2021

More information: https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/29394/

Assistant Teaching Professor and Monsignor James Supple Scholar of Catholic Studies

Iowa State University, US

Deadline: 30 April 2021

More information: https://isu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/IowaStateJobs/job/Ames-IA/Assistant-Teaching-Professor-and-James-Supple-Scholar-of-Religious-Studies_R4520

Fellowships

ACLS Leading Edge Fellowships

Deadline: 6 May 2021

More information: https://www.acls.org/Competitions-and-Deadlines/Leading-Edge-Fellowships

2021 BASR Teaching and Learning Fellowship

Deadline for nominations/applications: 1 June 2021

More information (PDF)

Conference Calls for Papers

Sufism and Gender in Contemporary Societies

3 December 2021. Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, Italy

Deadline: 1 June 2021

More information: https://www.cini.it/en/events/sufism-and-gender-in-contemporary-societies

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)

Occultism and Politics in East-Central Europe

4th CEENASWE conference

27 – 29 September 2021. Prague, Czech Republic

Deadline: 30 July 2021

More information: https://ceenaswe.wordpress.com/2021/04/23/occultism-and-politics-in-east-central-europe-the-4th-ceenaswe-conference/?fbclid=IwAR1oWReUbPDmO3Op0XMTLPy6PWSq0E0h8esTfZSJcBLx-BW3CgfG19pM8Xs

Journal Call for Papers

"Death and Religion"

Topical issue of Open Theology

Deadline: 31 October 2021

More information (PDF)

Research Prizes

Donner Research Prize – annual prize for outstanding research into religion

Deadline for nominations: 31 May 2021

More information: https://www.donnerinstitute.fi/en/current-1/nominate-a-candidate-for-the-2021-donner-research-prize/

Conferences

5th Islamicate Digital Humanities Network Virtual Conference

6 May 2021

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

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/

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.

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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

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