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

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“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

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Australian Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2021

20-22 September 2021

Deadline for abstracts: 3 May 2021

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Religion and Migration: Culture and Policy

3rd ANU Religion Conference

8-10 December 2021. Canberra, Australia

Deadline for proposals: 21 May 2021

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2021 ATF Theological Book Prize

Deadline: 31 March 2021

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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

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Post-doctoral Researcher in Qur’an and Aramaic Christianity

University of Tubingen Department of Religious Studies

Deadline: 31 December 2020

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Post-doctoral Associate in Religion and Literature

Yale Divinity School and Yale Institute of Sacred Music

Open until filled

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UCR Conference on Queer and Transgender Studies in Religion

19-21 February 2021, online

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Assistant Professor of Religious Studies in Biblical Studies

Stetson University, Florida, US

Deadline: 15 January 2020

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

Inform Seminar

14 January 2021, online

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Journal Calls for Papers

The Bible and Migration

Topical issue of Open Theology

Deadline: 30 April 2021

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