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

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Visiting Scholars

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

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“Free Expression in Schools” Research Fellow

School of Education, University of Birmingham, UK

Deadline: 5 June 2022

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Asian American Center at UNC Chapel Hill 2022-2023 Fellows

Deadline: 6 June 2022

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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

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Journal Call for Proposals

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

Deadline: 31 October 2022

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Lecturer in Religious Studies (Jewish Studies)

The University of Tennessee – Knoxville

Open until filled

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

Western Washington University, US

Position open until filled

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Lecturer in Modern Islam

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

Position open until filled

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Assistant Professor – Christian Ethics, Theology and Religious Studies

Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Villanova University, US

Deadline: 8/28/2022

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies

St. Mary’s University, US

Deadline: 28 June 2022

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Project assistant in medieval cult of saints

Linnaeus University, Sweden

Deadline: 9 June 2022

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Events and Workshops

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

16-17 June 2022, online

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

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

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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

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The American Religion Dissertation Prize

Deadline: 15 August 2022

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