Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 1 June 2022

Welcome to the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find 4 fellowships and scholarships, one conference call for papers, one journal call for proposals, six jobs, two events and workshops, one community program, and one prize.

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Fellowships and Scholarships

“Alternative Rationalities and Esoteric Practices from a Global Perspective” Junior and Senior Fellowships

Centre for Advanced Studies, University of Erlangen-Nuremburg, Germany

Deadline: 30 June 2022

More information: https://www.ikgf.fau.de/news/job-offers/cfa_fellowships-2022.shtml

Visiting Scholars

Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

More information: https://mideast.unc.edu/visiting-scholars/how-to-apply/

“Free Expression in Schools” Research Fellow

School of Education, University of Birmingham, UK

Deadline: 5 June 2022

More information: https://bham.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobdetail.ftl?job=220000Y4&tz=GMT%2B01%3A00&tzname=Europe%2FLondon

Asian American Center at UNC Chapel Hill 2022-2023 Fellows

Deadline: 6 June 2022

More information: https://aac.unc.edu/2022/04/2022-2023-call-for-aac-fellows-applications/?fbclid=IwAR1lN1l1SSngV5sEyYFQ5hJ1VC5pJt2fQ8pfcT75GdYVQ2FA2pP99dczgXA

Conference Calls for Papers

Conversations: Searching for the Sacred in South Asia

Postgraduate Symposium

1 October 2022. Cambridge, UK

Deadline for abstract: 1 June 2022

More information: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdHz9W2Rm4_OliBX_x1SXO5euh_XKqLxvNKwg3jDXnTmw3CCA/viewform

Journal Call for Proposals

Proposals for topical issues of “Open Cultural Studies” Vol. 2022

Deadline: 31 October 2022

More information: https://www.degruyter.com/journal/key/culture/html?lang=en

Jobs

Lecturer in Religious Studies (Jewish Studies)

The University of Tennessee – Knoxville

Open until filled

More information: https://apply.interfolio.com/106355

Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of Ancient Near East or Mediterranean History

Western Washington University, US

Position open until filled

More information: https://hr.wwu.edu/careers-faculty?job=499783

Lecturer in Modern Islam

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

Position open until filled

More information: https://jobs.kcl.ac.uk/gb/en/job/046565/Lecturer-in-Modern-Islam

Assistant Professor – Christian Ethics, Theology and Religious Studies

Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Villanova University, US

Deadline: 8/28/2022

More information: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/23202?fbclid=IwAR0oY2ZPd8H1OkYpIObUpFih4PjUU4R2xcpQ0klf7LFuBIlLFOec7FTp81k

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies

St. Mary’s University, US

Deadline: 28 June 2022

More information: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/c/St.-Marys-University/Job/Visiting-Assistant-Professor-of-Biblical-Studies/-in-San-Antonio,TX?jid=11e2393b736233d7

Project assistant in medieval cult of saints

Linnaeus University, Sweden

Deadline: 9 June 2022

More information: https://arbetsformedlingen.se/platsbanken/annonser/26137906?fbclid=IwAR29TdV9h1_HWgvgdri5knYHhMhjMJkeJeMETi80plJ5lpgQLRCn0YdyUEQ

Events and Workshops

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

16-17 June 2022, online

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/space-stuff-and-sacrality-everyday-engagements-with-religion-in-society-tickets-340334899847

Legal texts and scholarly communities as reflected in the Raqqada collection Workshop

17-18 June 2022. University of Hamburg, Germany and online

More information: https://www.csmc.uni-hamburg.de/en/register-workshop21

Community Programs

“Race, Justice, and Africana Religions in the United States and African Diaspora” Program

Program meeting: 17-20 May 2023 in Charlotte, North Carolina, US

Deadline for application: 1 June 2022

More information: https://www.religiousracism.org/workshop

Prizes

The American Religion Dissertation Prize

Deadline: 15 August 2022

More information: https://www.american-religion.org/announcements

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