Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 30 June 2021

Welcome to the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find one fellowship, three events and workshops, one grant, two journal calls for papers, four jobs, and one conference call for papers.

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2021 Religion Journalism Fellowship

Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) and Religion News Service (RNS) 

Deadline: 30 June 2021

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Events and Workshops

Buddhism, economy and value(s)

Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies

12-13 August 2021. Copenhagen, Denmark

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Buddhism & Trauma, Nightly Dialogue Series

20-23 July 2021, online

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Traditions, Translations and Transitions in the Cultural History of Tibet, the Himalayas and Mongolia

Associazione Italiana di Studi Tibetani    Himalayani e Mongoli, “Sapienza” Università di Roma

7-9 July 2021. Online

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Call for Proposals: Course Development Grants in Science and Theology  

“New Visions in Theological Anthropology” project at the University of St Andrews 

Deadline: 31st October 2021 

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Journal Call for Papers

The Return of the ‘Cult’: Bad Religion in the Age of Trump and COVID”

Special Issue of Implict Religion

Deadline for Abstracts: 30 August 2021

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‘Power, Bodies & Regulation within the context of Religion & Sexuality’

Special issue of Society and Social Change 

Deadline for Abstracts: 3 September 2021

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Social Anthropology Lecturer role: any area of Anthropology of Religion or similar

Department of Theology and Religious Studies, King’s College London, UK

Deadline: 2 July 2021

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Assistant Professor – English Literature, British History, British Philosophy or Religion

The Faculty of Global and Interdisciplinary Studies (GIS), Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan

Deadline: 19 August 2021

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion

California Lutheran University, US

Deadline: 17 July 2021

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Assistant Professor, Race and Religion

The University of Chicago Divinity School 

Deadline: 15 September 2021

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Conference Calls for Papers

16th IATS Seminar 2022 – Call for Submissions

3-9 July 2022. Prague, Czech Republic

Deadline: 15 September 2021

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