Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 27 April 2022

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find four academic research and teaching positions, one conference call for papers, one workshop, two journal calls for papers, two summer schools and students institutes, and one paid internship.

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Academic Research and Teaching Positions

Philosophy & Religious Studies Instructor

University of North Florida, US

Position Open until Filled

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Postdoctoral Research Associate – “Automatic Collation for Diversifying Corpora: Improving Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) for Arabic-script Manuscripts”

Northeastern University’s Khoury College of Computer Sciences

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Lecturer in African American Religions

Dartmouth College, US

Deadline: 5 May 2022

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Lecturer in the Modern Middle East

Harvard University, US

Deadline: 1 May 2022

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Conference Calls for Papers

‘British Muslim Studies at 50: Retrospect and Prospect’

A conference organised by the Muslims in Britain Research Network & the Islam-UK Centre, Cardiff University

14-15 September 2022

Deadline for Proposals:  15th June 2022

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Western Ottomanists’ Workshop (WOW) 2022

18-19 November 2022. University of California, Los Angeles, US

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Journal Call for Papers

WEB Du Bois: Religion and Social Inequality

Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion Special Issue

Deadline: 1 June 2022

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Political Theology and the State of Exception: Critical readings on the centenary of Political Theology & Roman Catholicism and Political Form

Open Theology

Deadline: 30 June 2022

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Summer Schools and Student Institutes

Researching Migration and Religious Diversity: Theories, Methods and Practices

COST Action “Connecting Theory and Practical Issues of Migration and Religious Diversity” (COREnet)

29 June 29 – 3 July 2022. Kaunas, Lithuania

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“Islam in the Contemporary World”

Center for Islam in the Contemporary World (CICW) Graduate Student Institute
1 – 13 August 2022

Deadline: 31 May 2022

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Paid Internships

Submissions Editor for the FSR BLOG

Feminist Studies in Religion (FSR)

Position to begin 1 July 2022

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