Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 28 July 2021

Welcome to this week’s Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find one student job, two book calls for submissions, three faculty jobs, three events, one fellowship, four conference calls for submissions, one network, and one journal call for submissions.

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Student Jobs

Self-Help – Religious Studies Clerical/Research Assistant

East Carolina University, US

Position for Fall 2021/Spring 2022 Academic Year

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Book Calls for Submissions

Religion in the West: Call for Submissions

Spring 2023 Publication by the Eiteljorg Museum 

Deadline: 1 September 2021

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Call for Papers: Theology and the Avett Brothers

Theology and Pop Culture Series

Deadline for abstracts: 1 August 2021

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Faculty Jobs

Assistant Professor of Digital Religion(s)

Faculty of Theology of the University of Zurich, Switzerland

Deadline: 18 August 2021

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Assistant Professor – Sanskrit Studies – South and Southeast Asian Studies

University of California, Berkley, US

Deadline: 15 September 2021

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Assistant Professor, US in the World

Department of History, Cornell University, US

Deadline: 10 September 2021

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Centering BIPOC Communities in Dharma Practice

2021 Buddhism and Race Speaker Series

Harvard Buddhist Community

9 August 2021. Online

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East Asian Buddhist Worldmaking International Conference

14-16 August 2021. Online

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Advancing Daoism:  Epigraphic and Archeological Materials as Sources for Daoist Lived Religion

31 July 2021. Online

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Research Fellow

School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham, UK

Deadline: 1 August 2021

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Conference Calls for Submissions

Religion, Politics, Uncertainty: Shifting Boundaries

ISA RC-22 mid term conference

11-14 November 2021 in Vilnius, Lithuania as hybrid event (live and virtual)

Deadline for proposals: 1 September 2021

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“Manifestos for Buddhist Studies” session

2021 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religions

Deadline for submissions: 15 October 2021

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Non-Cloistered Religious Women: Between World and Church

RSA conference

1 March – 2 April 2021. Dublin, Ireland

Deadline for abstracts: 15 August 2021

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International Queer Buddhist Conference

Deadline for submissions: 30 August 2021

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Call for participants – Islamic Arts in Australia and Aotearoa / NZ

Deadline for Applications: 15 August 2021

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Journal Call for Submissions

Southern Cultures

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