Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 15 March 2021

Another week, another edition of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find five conference calls for papers, three job, one event, and one journal call for papers opportunities.

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Conference Call for Papers

Graduate Workshop on Diversity in the Medieval Middle East

17-21 May, 2021 via Zoom

Deadline: 16 March 2021

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Reassembling Creation: Green Ethics (GE) and Scholarly Disciplines in the Islamic Tradition

12-14 October 2021. Doha, Qatar

Deadline for abstracts: 1 April 2021

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Materiality in the Eastern Mediterranean World

CEMS Graduate Conference 2021

28-29 May 2021, online

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Materiality of Religion in Central and Eastern Europe

24-25 September 2021, online

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Religion and Politics in the United States

GIRES (the Global Institute for Research, Education & Scholarship)

17-18 July 2021, online

Deadline for proposals: 10 May 2021

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Teaching Fellow in Buddhist Studies

University of Edinburgh, UK

Deadline: 6 April 2021

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Post Doctoral Scholar – Indigenous Knowledges

Ohio State University, US

Deadline: 25 April 2021

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Rising Scholars Postdoctoral Fellows Program

University of Virginia, US

Deadline: 12 April 2021

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Animals and Religion

The Joint Annual Conference of The Finnish Society for Human-Animal Studies and the Finnish Society for the Study of Religion

7-8 April 2021

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Journal Call for Papers

“Death and Religion”

Topical issue of Open Theology

Deadline: 31 October 2021

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