Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 21 October 2020

Welcome to another edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find four conference call for papers, five journal call for papers, two job, two PhD position, three online events, and one call for essays opportunities.

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Conference Calls for Papers

36th ISSR/SISR ‘Religion in Global/Local Perspectives: Diffusion, Migration, Transformation’ Conference

12-15 July 2021, Taipei, Taiwan

Deadline for papers: 15 November 2020

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Critical Approaches to the Study of Religion

Center for Critical Research on Religion

11-14 June 2021. Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Deadline for proposals: 15 January 2021

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

8-10 December 2021. Canberra, Australia

Deadline for proposals: 21 May 2021

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18th EASR Conference

30 August-3 September 2021. Pisa, Italy

Deadline: 31 January 2021

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Journal Call for Papers

International Journal for the Study of New Religions

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Religion, Law and Politics

Religions Special Issue

Deadline: 18 December 2020 

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Emic Categories and New Paths / Case Studies in the Scholarly Use of Indigenous Concepts (working title)

Thematic issue of Religion 

Deadline: February 2021

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Special Issue on “Historizing Islamophobia”

Deadline February 2021

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Call for Papers: Original Research Articles, Research Notes, Review Articles, and Applied Research Abstracts.

Review of Religious Research (RRR

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Language Editor

Open Theology

Deadline: 7 November 2020

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Assistant Professor/Tenure Track, Department of Religious Studies

New York University (NYU)

Deadline: 15 December 2020

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PhD Positions

Arts and Humanities Research Council PhD Studentships

Open-Oxford-Cambridge AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership

Deadline: 12 January 2020

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Uncover the history of inter-religious relations in Coventry

Coventry University, UK

Deadline: 13 January 2021

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Online Events

Roehampton Study of Religion Research Seminars 2020-2021

22 October 2020-18 March 2021. Online

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2nd IAHR WSN webinar “Senior Women Scholars of Religion Reflect on their Academic Journeys”

22 October 2020, 13.00 (UTC) on Zoom

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“Fall Fridays” Virtual Program

23 October 2020-13 November 2020

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Call for Essays

Religion and Horror Comics

Religion and Comics series, published by Claremont Press

Deadline: 1 December 2020

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