Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 17 June 2020

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find three conference call for papers, two PhD positions, seven journal call for papers, and one event opportunities.

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Conference Call for Papers

Festivals Research and Covid 19: Virtual Community, Activism, Spirituality

15 September 2020. Online through the Open University

Deadline: 31 July 2020

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3rd ANU Religion Conference – Religion and Migration: Culture and Policy

8-10 December 2020. Canberra, Australia

Deadline for Proposals: 21 June 2020

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2021 Special Focus: Modeling Traditions from the Margins: Non-Canonical Writings in Religious Systems

Eleventh International Conference on Religion & Spirituality in Society

3–4 June 2021. University of Córdoba, Spain

Deadline: 3 November 2020

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PhD Positions

Total Devotion – Passions and Plots in Radical Religion in the Ancient World

Funded by the Independent Research Fund Denmark

Deadline: 1 October 2020

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PhD position in sociology/gender studies

Institute for the Social Sciences of Religions (ISSR), Switzerland

Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Journal Call for Papers

Religion and the Coronavirus Pandemic

Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture

Deadline for Proposals: 15 June 2020

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Jews and Muslims in Europe: Between Discourse and Experience

Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion

Deadline for Abstracts: 30 June 2020

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Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion, Gender and Sexuality

Deadline: 30 June 2020

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The Effects of Pandemics on Religious History

Deadline: 1 July 2020

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Embracing religion as counter-conduct: Ethics and “political spirituality” among western youth

Deadline: 15 July 2020

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Religion, Law and Politics

Religions Special Issue

Deadline: 18 December 2020

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Historizing Islamophobia

Journal for the Contemporary Study of Islam Special Issue

Deadline: 20 February 2021

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Centre of Islamic Studies and Civilisation’s Islamic Studies Research Colloquium

26 June 2020 at 3pm-5pm via Zoom

RSVP by 22 June 2020

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