Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 23 January 2018

Welcome to the latest RSP opportunities digest where you will find details of two conferences, a seminar, and seven conference calls for papers. This week’s opportunities digest is sponsored by the Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements, whose advert for their 2018 conference season kicks off the calls for papers, and who have been building a searchable database of millenarian movements with INFORM, available here:

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Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions

13-15 April, 2018.  Hatfield College, University of Durham

Full details and bookings:  (PDF)


10-12 April 2018.Newcaslte, UK

Deadline for proposal of venue: 27 April 2018

Invitation for proposals for 2019 conference

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Sanskrit Reading Room Series

SOAS, London, UK

17 January – 30 May 2018

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Call for Papers

CenSAMM: AI and Apocalypse

5–6 April 2018. Inside the Big Top at the Panacea Museum gardens, Bedford, UK

Extended deadline: 16 February 2018

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International Conference on the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ICHSS)

22-23 November, 2018. Faulty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Deadline for Submission of abstracts: 1 February, 2018

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The Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies (TIMES) Postgraduate Symposium 2018

9 May 2018. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Deadline: 21 February 2018

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Joint BASR-ISASR Conference

3-5 September 2018. Queen’s University, Belfast, UK.

Deadline: 27 April 2018

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Sanskrit Tradition in the Modern World’s (STIMW) 35th Annual Symposium

25 May 2018. University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Deadline: 23 January 2018

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The Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions (SAMR) 2018 SBL

17-20 November 2018. Denver, Colorado, USA

Theme: Ritual Matters: Materiality in Ancient Religions

Deadline: 6 March 2018

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The Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions (SAMR) 2019 SCS and AIA

3-6 January 2018. San Diego, California, USA

Theme: Epic Gods, Imperial City: Religion and Ritual in Latin Epic from Beginnings to Late Antiquity

Deadline: 1 March, 2019

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