Religious Studies Digest – 22 January 2020

Welcome to a jam-packed edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! This week you will find one publication, five conference call for papers, four event, one resource, four fellowship and summer program, one journal call for papers, one funding, one conference and two job opportunities.

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Religious Individualisation: Historical Dimensions and Comparative Perspectives

Research programme of the Kolleg-Forschungsgruppe, University of Erfurt

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Conference Call for Papers

SocRel 2020 annual conference

14-16 July 2020. University of York, UK

Deadline for abstracts: 24 January 2020

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“Religion and the urban, natural and virtual environments”

Bi-Annual Conference of the ESA RN34- Sociology of Religion

26-28 August 2020. Groningen, Netherlands

Deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2020

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Perception and Reception of Persia research unit

3-6 August 2020. Wuppertal, Germany

Deadline: 20 February 2020

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Religion and Migration: Culture and Policy

3rd ANU Religion Conference

8-10 December 2020. Canberra, Australia

Deadline: 30 April 2020

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The Devil 20/20 Conference

12 – 14 November 2020. University of King’s College, Canada

Deadline for abstracts: 15 April 2020

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The Reconstruction of Yogi Bhajan’s Kundalini Yoga with Philip Deslippe

27 January 2020. SOAS, London, UK

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The Haṭhābhyāsapaddhati: A Precursor of Modern Yoga Practice

30 January 2020. SOAS, London, UK

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Immortality: Beliefs and Practices

1 February 2020. King’s College, London, UK

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‘Pope Francis: His Interfaith and Environmental Perspectives’

4 February 2020. Melbourne University, Australia

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The Immanent Frame

Interdisciplinary digital forum

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Summer Programs

2020 Religion and the Public Sphere Summer Institute for Early-Career Scholars

16-22 July 2020. Santa Fe, New Mexico, US

Deadline for Application: 31 January 2020

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Sphere Religion, Spirituality, and Democratic Renewal Fellowship

Social Science Research Council, NYC, US

Deadline for applications: 16 March 2020

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Senior Research Fellows: Multiple Secularities – Beyond the West, Beyond Modernities

Centre for Advanced Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Leipzig University

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2020 Summer in India

International School for Jain Studies

26 June – 24 July or 6 August 2020. Delhi, India

Deadline: 29 February 2020

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Journal Call for Papers

Religion & Ecology

Special issue of Religions

Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Travel bursaries for IAHR 2020

Deadline for applications: 31 January 2020

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“Good & Bad Days. Hemerology across Cultures: Sources, Methods, Functions”

International Consortium for Research in the Humanities

4-5 February 2020. Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany



Program Officer in Human Sciences

John Templeton Foundation

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Research Associate

UK Data Service User Support and Training team

University of Manchester, UK

Deadline: 3 February 2020

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