Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 16 June 2021

Another week, another edition of the week’s Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find one PhD position, ten events, five jobs, one fellowship, and one summer program.

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PhD Positions

Buddhist pilgrimage in the Anthropocene

The Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies at the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Deadline: 1 September 2021

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“The Sadhana of Araminta Ross: Learning from the life and work of Harriet Tubman”

Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls

17 June 2021, online

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Abuse, Sex and the Sangha: Conversations for Healing

26 June, 8 August, 19 September 2021.


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Hidden in Plain Sight: The Tai Zawti of the Myanmar-China border

Olivia Porter (King’s College London)

After the Rains – Theravada Studies Talks

18 June 2021, online

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The Milindapañha and the Fifth and Sixth Councils in Myanmar

Tony Scott (University of Toronto)

After the Rains – Theravada Studies Talks

16 July 2021, online

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STEMM & Belief in Diverse Contexts

7-9 July 2021, Online Conference

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“Word, Image, Object, Performance.”

United Kingdom Association for Buddhist Studies (UKABS) conference

1-2 July 2021, online

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Buddhism in the Sea of Islands Webinar series

17 June – 21 October 2021, online

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Buddhism & Breath Summit

The Jivaka Project

Fall 2021, online

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Islam in Black and White: An American Intrafaith Conversation on Race

Zakat Foundation of America

17 June 2021, online

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Redressing religious inequality for people with disability

Institute of Development Studies

21 July 2021

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Weinstein-Rosenthal Chair in Faith, Ethics & Global Society

University of Richmond, US

Deadline: 1 October 2021

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Religious Studies

Fairfield University, US

Deadline: 25 June 2021

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Tenured or Tenure-track Faculty Appointment in African American Religious Studies

Harvard University’s Faculty of Divinity, US

Deadline: 30 September 2021

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Assistant Dean, Muslim Life

Princeton University, US

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Assistant Professor – Religious Studies

University of South Florida, US

Deadline: 28 June 2021

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Writing fellowships for scholars of religion 

Sacred Writes and The Revealer

Deadline: 15 July 2021

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Summer Programs

Annual ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute for Curriculum Development in Critical Antisemitism Studies

Pembroke College, Oxford, UK

1-5 August 2021, online and in-person

Applications accepted on a rolling basis

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Mentorship Programs

Status Committee Mentorship Program

American Academy of Religion (AAR)

Deadline: 15 July 2021

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