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

More information: https://employment.ku.dk/phd/?show=154191

Events

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

Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls

17 June 2021, online

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dr-shante-paradigm-smalls-the-sadhana-of-araminta-ross-tickets-155551331219

Abuse, Sex and the Sangha: Conversations for Healing

26 June, 8 August, 19 September 2021.

Online

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/abuse-sex-and-the-sangha-conversations-for-healing-tickets-151565078229

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

More information: https://theravadastudies.org/after-the-rains-theravada-studies-talks/

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

More information: https://theravadastudies.org/after-the-rains-theravada-studies-talks/

STEMM & Belief in Diverse Contexts

7-9 July 2021, Online Conference

More information: https://scienceandbeliefinsociety.org/2021/05/24/open-for-registration-insbs-conference/

“Word, Image, Object, Performance.”

United Kingdom Association for Buddhist Studies (UKABS) conference

1-2 July 2021, online

More information: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ukabs-2021-tickets-150183702497

Buddhism in the Sea of Islands Webinar series

17 June – 21 October 2021, online

More information: https://www.nantien.edu.au/buddhism-in-the-sea-of-islands-webinar-series/

Buddhism & Breath Summit

The Jivaka Project

Fall 2021, online

More information: http://www.jivaka.net/buddhism-breath-summit/

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

Zakat Foundation of America

17 June 2021, online

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/islam-in-black-and-white-an-american-intrafaith-conversation-on-race-tickets-157923273763?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch

Redressing religious inequality for people with disability

Institute of Development Studies

21 July 2021

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/redressing-religious-inequality-for-people-with-disability-tickets-157642901161?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch&keep_tld=1

Jobs

Weinstein-Rosenthal Chair in Faith, Ethics & Global Society

University of Richmond, US

Deadline: 1 October 2021

More information: https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=e521cc233f7110be&q=Religious+Studies&tk=1f7l7fg7huc8j801&from=ja&alid=5ff17cc4a50edd68af14572b&utm_campaign=job_alerts&utm_medium=email&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&rgtk=1f7l7fg7huc8j801

Visiting Assistant Professor, Religious Studies

Fairfield University, US

Deadline: 25 June 2021

More information: https://ffd.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/EmploymentOpportunities/job/Fairfield-CT/Visiting-Assistant-Professor–Religious-Studies_JR0000943?source=HigherEdJobs

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

Harvard University’s Faculty of Divinity, US

Deadline: 30 September 2021

More information: https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177508558&Title=Tenured%20or%20Tenure%2Dtrack%20Faculty%20Appointment%20in%20African%20American%20Religious%20Studies

Assistant Dean, Muslim Life

Princeton University, US

More information: https://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=177508063&Title=Assistant%20Dean%2C%20Muslim%20Life

Assistant Professor – Religious Studies

University of South Florida, US

Deadline: 28 June 2021

More information: https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=20c35d21e2e163ae&q=Religious+Studies&tk=1f7vh2c68uc8j803&from=ja&alid=5ff17cc4a50edd68af14572b&utm_campaign=job_alerts&utm_medium=email&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&rgtk=1f7vh2c68uc8j803

Fellowships

Writing fellowships for scholars of religion 

Sacred Writes and The Revealer

Deadline: 15 July 2021

More information: https://therevealer.org/media-partnership-application-with-sacred-writes-2/

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

More information: https://isgap.org/summer-institute/

Mentorship Programs

Status Committee Mentorship Program

American Academy of Religion (AAR)

Deadline: 15 July 2021

More information: https://www.aarweb.org/AARMBR/About-AAR-/Mentoring/Status-Committee-Mentorship-Program.aspx

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