Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 10 May 2021

Hello and welcome to this week’s Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! This week, you will find three events, one editorial position, one conference call for papers, and one job.

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Sharia Transformations: Cultural Politics and the Rebranding of an Islamic Judiciary

The Leiden University Centre for the Study of Islam and Society Keynotes series

20 May, 2021. Online

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Conference on the Study of Religions of India

23-26 June 2022. Colby College in Waterville, Maine, US

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“The Palgrave Handbook of Islam in Africa” Book Launch Conference

15 May 2021. Online

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Editorial Positions

Reading Religion Editorial Board Interest

American academy of Religion

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Conference Calls for Papers

Panel: The Future of Learning and Teaching Religious Studies in the UK – Practitioner perspectives

BASR Conference 2021

 6-7 September 2021. School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Deadline: 12 May 2021

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Senior Research Fellow Position for Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture

Nanzan University, Japan

Deadline: 27 August 2021

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