Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 28 April 2021

Welcome back to Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! In this edition, you will find two postgraduate programs, three jobs, two fellowships, four conference calls for papers, one journal call for paper, one research prize, and one conference.

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Postgraduate Programs

Jameel Scholarships – MA and PhD Funding

The Islam-UK Centre at Cardiff University, UK

Deadline: 21 May 2021

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Religion in the Public Sphere

Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany

Deadline: 31 May 2021

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Queen’s National Scholar (QNS) in Black Religions

Queen’s University, Canada

Deadline: 15 May 2021

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Teaching Associate in the field of Anthropology of Religion (Fixed Term)

The Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge, UK

Deadline: 17 May 2021

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Assistant Teaching Professor and Monsignor James Supple Scholar of Catholic Studies

Iowa State University, US

Deadline: 30 April 2021

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ACLS Leading Edge Fellowships

Deadline: 6 May 2021

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2021 BASR Teaching and Learning Fellowship

Deadline for nominations/applications: 1 June 2021

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Conference Calls for Papers

Sufism and Gender in Contemporary Societies

3 December 2021. Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, Italy

Deadline: 1 June 2021

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Wellbeing, Harm, and Religion

9-11 September 2021. Brno, Czech Republic

Deadline for active participation (with a paper):30 April 2021

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Society for Phenomenology and the Human Science 2021 Virtual Conference

17-18, 24-25 September 2021

Deadline: 30 April 2021

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Occultism and Politics in East-Central Europe

4th CEENASWE conference

27 – 29 September 2021. Prague, Czech Republic

Deadline: 30 July 2021

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Journal Call for Papers

“Death and Religion”

Topical issue of Open Theology

Deadline: 31 October 2021

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Research Prizes

Donner Research Prize – annual prize for outstanding research into religion

Deadline for nominations: 31 May 2021

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5th Islamicate Digital Humanities Network Virtual Conference

6 May 2021

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