Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 13 October 2021

Another week of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest is upon us! This week, you will find two journal call for papers, one fellowship, six events, two conference calls for papers, three jobs, and one call for program participants.

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Journal Call for Papers

Edited Collection on Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Deadline for abstracts: 31 October 2021

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“Representations and Interpretations of the Passion and Death of Christ: Global Perspectives”

Special issue of Religions

Deadline: 15 April 2022

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Postdoctoral Opportunities at the Ghent Centre for Buddhist Studies

Ghent University, Belgium

Deadline: 1 December 2021

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Creating Connections: when religion makes the news

14 October – 25 November, various UK cities

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Seminar: Researching Religion in Museums and Galleries

2 November 2021, via Zoom

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Matthew Larsen and Mark Letteney: Seeing Incarceration in Antiquity

13 October 2021, online

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MTSP Book Launch: Lineages of the Literary: Tibetan Buddhist Polymaths of Socialist China- author Nicole Willock in conversation with Gray Tuttle

15 October 2021, online

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Dune and Islam: Understanding the Movie

13 November 2021, online

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Upcoming Talk by Pierce Salguero: Meditation Sickness and the Ethics of Buddhist Studies

14 October 2021. East Asia Center, University of California Santa Barbra, US

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Conference Call for Papers

Critical Approaches to the Study of Religion Conference

The Center for Critical Research on Religion and The School of Social Sciences, Education, and Social Work

10 June 2022 – 13 June 2022, Queens University Belfast

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Buddhism in Britain Research Symposium 

15 December 2021, via Zoom

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Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Black Study

University of California Riverside, US

Deadline: 20 November 2021

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Full Professor for the Chair of Religious Studies

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Deadline: 7 November 2021

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Tenure-Track Appointment in Race and Religion 

Grinnell College, US

Deadline: 1 November 2021

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Call for Program Participants

American Examples

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama, US

3 workshop series in 2022

Deadline: 31 October 2021

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