Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 23 December 2020

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find four conference call for papers, one prize, three post-doctoral positions, one conference, one job, one event, and one journal call for papers opportunities.

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Conference Call for Papers

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

12-15 July 2021 (digital only), Taipei, Taiwan

Paper submissions: 8 January to 28 February 2021

More information: https://www.sisr-issr.org/en/conferences/conference-2021

“Critical Approaches to the Study of Religion”

Center for Critical Research on Religion and Queens University Belfast

 11-14 June 2021

Deadline for proposals: 15 January 2021

More information: https://criticaltheoryofreligion.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/CCRR-Conf-Belfast.pdf

Australian Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2021

20-22 September 2021

Deadline for abstracts: 3 May 2021

More information: https://event.mq.edu.au/apsa-2021/

Religion and Migration: Culture and Policy

3rd ANU Religion Conference

8-10 December 2021. Canberra, Australia

Deadline for proposals: 21 May 2021

More information: https://hrc.cass.anu.edu.au/events/religion-and-migration-culture-and-policy-0

Prizes

2021 ATF Theological Book Prize

Deadline: 31 March 2021

More information: https://mcusercontent.com/66ad6971e58faa2afa4a0216c/files/3d597f9e-e983-47db-89a8-4494beb719fb/Book_Prize_Brochure_2.pdf

Post-Doctoral Positions

Research Associate in Social Contexts of Rebellion in the Early Islamic Period

University of Hamburg Institute of Asian and African Studies

Deadline: 31 December 2020

More information: https://www.uni-hamburg.de/uhh/stellenangebote/wissenschaftliches-personal/fakultaet-geisteswissenschaften/31-12-20-450-en.pdf

Post-doctoral Researcher in Qur’an and Aramaic Christianity

University of Tubingen Department of Religious Studies

Deadline: 31 December 2020

More information: https://socioloxy.com/postdoctoral-researcher-in-quran-and-aramaic-christianity,i7759.html

Post-doctoral Associate in Religion and Literature

Yale Divinity School and Yale Institute of Sacred Music

Open until filled

More information: https://www.higheredjobs.com/details.cfm?JobCode=177376486&utm_source=12_19_20&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=JobAgentEmail

Conferences

UCR Conference on Queer and Transgender Studies in Religion

19-21 February 2021, online

More information: https://religiousstudies.ucr.edu/holstein-chair/ucr-queer-transgender-studies-in-religion-conference/?fbclid=IwAR3oP6U-_M7YysXv1rBe_dJ2hw-zdput9vd43YIEqh4YDOwdm3rQMgLqhxs

Jobs

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies in Biblical Studies

Stetson University, Florida, US

Deadline: 15 January 2020

More information (PDF)

Events

“Becoming religious: How and why beliefs and practices are transmitted.”

Inform Seminar

14 January 2021, online

More information: https://inform.ac/seminars

Journal Calls for Papers

The Bible and Migration

Topical issue of Open Theology

Deadline: 30 April 2021

More information (PDF)

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