Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 23 June 2021

Welcome to the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find three events, nine jobs, one prize, three conference calls for papers, three fellowships and studentships, and two journal calls for papers.

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Events

Book Launch: Religion, Migration and Business: Faith, Work and Entrepreneurialism in the UK

29 June 2021, Online

More information: https://www.bbk.ac.uk/events/remote_event_view?id=21939

Reflections on the National Buddhist Memorial Ceremony for Asian American Ancestors

San Francisco Zen Center

26 June 2021, online

More information: https://www.sfzc.org/calendar/events/online/reflections-national-buddhist-memorial-ceremony-online-626

What to Do When Your Major or Department Is Threatened

American Academy of Religion

13 July 2021, online

More information: https://www.aarweb.org/AARMBR/Events-and-Networking-/Events-and-Opportunities-/2021-/Webinar_What_to_do_When_Your_Major_or_Department_is_Threatened.aspx

Jobs

Professorial Lecturer

American University: College of Arts & Sciences: Department of Philosophy & Religion

Position open until filled

More information: https://apply.interfolio.com/88354

Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament

Saint Louis University, US

Position open until filled

More information: https://slu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Careers/job/Adorjan-Hall/Non-Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor–Hebrew-Bible-Old-Testament_2021-02608

Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Christian Theology

Saint Louis University, US

Position open until filled

More information: https://slu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Careers/job/Adorjan-Hall/Non-Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor–Christian-Theology_2021-02607-1

Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, World Religions

Saint Louis University, US

Position open until filled

More information: https://slu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Careers/job/Adorjan-Hall/Non-Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor–World-Religions_2021-02609

Hindu Studies Tenure-Track Position

Harvard Divinity School, US

Deadline: 15 September 2021

More information: https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/10343

Lecturer in Social Anthropology

Kings College London, UK

Deadline: 2 July 2021

More information: https://jobs.kcl.ac.uk/gb/en/job/024930/Lecturer-in-Social-Anthropology-Academic-Education-Pathway

Assistant Director Office of Religious and Spiritual Life and Muslim Chapla

Wesleyan University, US

Deadline: 29 June 2021

More information: https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=29ee904616fe4d22&q=Religious+Studies&tk=1f8cd1rpi3pad001&from=ja&alid=5ff17cc4a50edd68af14572b&utm_campaign=job_alerts&utm_medium=email&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&rgtk=1f8cd1rpi3pad001

Assistant Professor in Chinese Buddhism

Department of Chinese Culture, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Deadline: 25 June 2021

More information: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=61471

Chair/Distinguished/Full Professor in Chinese and Comparative Philosophy

The University of Macau, China

Deadline: 17 July 2021

More information: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/unijobs/en-us/listing/257577/chair-distinguished-full-professor-in-chinese-and-comparative-philosophy/?TrackID=384914&BatchID=2211&cmpid=JBE_TL_20210618_jobtitle&utm_source=jbe&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=JBE_TL_20210618_jobtitle_job2

Prizes

The American Religion Dissertation Prize

Deadline: 15 August 2021

More information: https://www.american-religion.org/home/journal

Conference Calls for Papers

Living with More Than One Tradition

18-21 October 2021, online

More information (PDF)

Religion in higher educational institutions in Africa and beyond: (Re)Conversion, Power, and Authority from a Comparative Perspective

16-17 November 2021. Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin, Germany

Deadline for abstracts: 15 July 2021

More information: https://remoboko.hypotheses.org/calls

Education Director, Programs Director, or Operations Manager

Islamic Networks Group (ING)

Remote

Positions open until filled

More information: https://ing.org/employment/

Fellowships and Studentships

Tsadra Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Tibetan Buddhist Studies

Deadline: 1 September 2021

More information: https://cjbuddhist.wordpress.com/2021/06/16/opportunity-tsadra-foundation-dissertation-fellowship-for-tibetan-buddhist-studies/

Leverhulme Research Leadership Award PhD studentship: Mapping Sumatra’s Manuscript Cultures

SOAS, University of London, UK

Deadline: 9 July 2021

More information: https://www.soas.ac.uk/registry/scholarships/leverhulme-research-leadership-award-phd-studentship-mapping-sumatras-manuscript-cultures.html?fbclid=IwAR1B34z4og5fiiuJraxonoqqTEPH2htk3_P-eMLHoY8lif5GJZYsnUURuO0

Muslim Storytellers Fellowship

Highlights Foundation

Deadline: 15 July 2021

More information: https://www.highlightsfoundation.org/programs/3003/muslim-storytellers-fellowship/

Journal Call for Papers

“Religion, Animals, and X”

Special issue of Religions

Deadline: 15 November 2021

More information: https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announcements/7825327/cfp-%E2%80%9Creligion-animals-and-x%E2%80%9D-special-issue-religions

What we Fight For: Examining Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Deadline for Proposals: 1 January 2021

More information: https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announcements/7845551/call-papers-what-we-fight-examining-marvel%E2%80%99s-agents-shield

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