Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 20 May 2020

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find one journal call for papers, one call for chapters, one prize, one online event, and one PhD position opportunities.

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Journal Call for Papers

From Syncretism to Hybridity: Transformations in African-derived American Religions

Journal for Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society

Deadline for abstracts: 1 November 2020

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Call for Chapters

Is There Life After Death? Arguments, Theories, Evidence

Society for Psychical Research

Deadline for proposals: 8 June 2020

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Peter B Clarke Memorial Essay Prize

EXTENDED Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Online Events

SOAS Centre of Yoga Studies

Live online series, every other Wednesday at 6:30pm

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PhD Positions

PhD student in sociology of religion, diversity, and ethnicity

The Institute for the Social Sciences of Religions (ISSR) at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Deadline: 30 June 2020

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