Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 1 March 2021

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find six conference call for papers, ten journal call for papers, three event, one prize, two job, two fellowship, one call for book proposals, and one summer course opportunities.

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Conference Calls for Papers

2021 Implicit Religion, Race, and Representation

21-23 May 2021. Online.

Deadline for abstracts: 15 March 2021

More information: https://implicitreligion.co.uk/2019/10/21/cfp-2020-uk/?fbclid=IwAR2Ij2r-HIgwchJQOEuUULnXwkgtvFLoxC0MPL1Snx-0DnfFFDtX3PvGguo

Communicating Religion’s Relevance

82nd Annual Meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion

7-10 Aug 2021. Online.

Deadline for abstracts: 31 March 2021

More information: https://www.sociologyofreligion.com/annual-meeting/

Australian Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2021

20-22 September 2021. Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

Deadline for abstracts: 3 May 2021

More information: https://event.mq.edu.au/apsa-2021/

Religion and Migration: Culture and Policy

3rd ANU Religion Conference

8-10 December 2021. Canberra, Australia.

Deadline for proposals: 21 May 2021

More information: https://hrc.cass.anu.edu.au/events/religion-and-migration-culture-and-policy-0

Differentiation Theory and the Sociology of Religion and Secularity. Part II: Boundaries of Religion: Demarcations and Negotiations

Workshop at the Centre for Advanced Studies “Multiple Secularities – Beyond the West, Beyond Modernities”

3-4 June 2021. Leipzig University, Germany and online.

Deadline for abstracts: 26 March 2021
More information: https://multiple-secularities.de/events/event/workshop-differentiation-theory-and-the-sociology-of-religion-and-secularity-part-ii-boundaries-of-religion-demarcations-and-negotiations/

Rewiring the House of God: Religious Self-World Relations in the Digital Environment

15th – 17th September 2021. Online.

Extended deadline: 2 April 2021

More information (PDF)

Journal Calls for Papers

Historizing Islam

Special issue of the Journal for the Contemporary Study of Islam

More information: https://contemporarystudyofislam.org/index.php/jcsi/announcement

Waikato Islamic Studies Review

More information: https://www.waikato.ac.nz/fass/UWISG/review

International Journal for the Study of New Religions

More information: https://journal.equinoxpub.com/IJSNR

International Association for the Study of New Religions

More information: https://journal.equinoxpub.com/IJSNR

Female Mystics and the Divine Feminine in the Global Sufi Experience

Special issue of Religions

More information: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/religions/special_issues/Female_Experience

After the Theological Turn: Essays in (New) Continental Philosophical Theology

Open Theology

Deadline for submissions: October 31, 2021

More information: https://www.degruyter.com/journal/key/OPTH/html?fbclid=IwAR3DS5I8axW8PcgFgZjwsAJKTPIZziFBzQTi924GYetx5FrOHsi5-8PqET4

The Bible and Migration

Open Theology

Deadline for submissions: April 30, 2021

More information: https://www.degruyter.com/journal/key/OPTH/html?fbclid=IwAR3DS5I8axW8PcgFgZjwsAJKTPIZziFBzQTi924GYetx5FrOHsi5-8PqET4

Women and Gender in the Bible and the Biblical World II

Open Theology

Deadline for submissions: March 31, 2021

More information: https://www.degruyter.com/journal/key/OPTH/html?fbclid=IwAR3DS5I8axW8PcgFgZjwsAJKTPIZziFBzQTi924GYetx5FrOHsi5-8PqET4

Phenomenology of Religious Experience V: (Ir)Rationality and Religiosity During Pandemics 

Open Theology

Deadline for submissions: March 31, 2021

More information: https://www.degruyter.com/journal/key/OPTH/html?fbclid=IwAR3DS5I8axW8PcgFgZjwsAJKTPIZziFBzQTi924GYetx5FrOHsi5-8PqET4

End Games: Apocalyptic Play

Gameviroments Special Issues

Deadline for abstracts: 1 April 2021

More information: https://www.gamevironments.uni-bremen.de/call-for-papers/

Revisiting Teaching and Games: Mapping out ecosystems of learning

Gameviroments Special Issues

Deadline for abstracts: 1 April 2021

More information: https://www.gamevironments.uni-bremen.de/call-for-papers/

Events

Religion, Crisis and Disaster International Seminar Series

28 February – 28 April 2021. Online

More information (PDF)

Intersectional Imaginaries in Media, Religion and Gender

ICA 2021 Preconference Program

27 May 2021

More information: https://www.icahdq.org/

Religion, Race & Racism: Transnational Conversations Seminar Series 

3,11, 21 March 2021. Online

More information: https://www.woolf.cam.ac.uk/research/conferences/seminar-series-religion-race-and-racism-transnational-conversations

Prizes

2021 ATF Theological Book Prize

Deadline: 31 March 2021

More information (PDF)

Jobs

Professor in Study of Religion

University of Helsinki

Deadline: 1 March 2021

More information: https://www2.helsinki.fi/en/open-positions/professor-in-study-of-religions?fbclid=IwAR1hDLTqY2ad8GJ5Ly40zjA7bTWWsTtZFxK_w4MHZgrnLFeolt0RqXi7D3Q

Academic Editor (Islam)

The St Andrews Encyclopaedia of Theology, based at the School of Divinity at the University of St Andrews

Deadline: 4 April 2021

More information: https://www.vacancies.st-andrews.ac.uk/Vacancies/W/3542/0/288921/889/academic-editor-islam-ao1699sb

Fellowships

Religion, Spirituality, and Democratic Renewal (RSDR) Fellowship 

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC)

Deadline: 6 April 2021

More information (PDF)

Post-Doctoral Fellow in History of Education and Iranian Studies

Northwestern University, Illinois, US

Deadline: 20 April 2021

More information: https://www.sesp.northwestern.edu/news-center/job-opportunities/post-doctoral-fellow-in-history-of-education-and-iranian-studies.html

Calls for Book Proposals

Modern East Asian Religion and Culture

The CSP Studies in Modern East Asian Religion and Culture (MEARAC)

More information (PDF)

Summer Courses

Digital Islamicate Paleography and Codicology Summer Course

Automatic Collation for Diversifying Corpora (ACDC) initiative

1 June – 20 August 2021. Online.

Deadline: 15 March 2021

More information: http://islamicate-dh.github.io/AboutDPC/

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