Religious Studies Digest – 22 April 2020

Welcome to this week’s Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! This week you will find two PhD positions, one event, and one prize opportunity.

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PhD Positions

Call for applications Doctoral position History of religion

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

Deadline: 30 April 2020

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PhD scholarship in Buddhist Studies

Edinburgh Buddhist Studies network, University of Edinburgh, UK

Deadline: 14 June 2020

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Rethinking Personhood Beyond the Human: An Online Counterpoint Conversation on Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

22 April 2020, 5:00–7:00 p.m. North American Eastern Daylight Time (New York City)

22 April 2020, 11:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Central European Daylight Time (Berlin)

23 April 2020, 7:00–9:00 a.m. Australian Eastern Standard Time (Sydney)

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Donner Institute Prize for Outstanding Research into Religion 2020

Deadline: 31 May 2020

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