Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 4 August 2021

Welcome to the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will five conference calls for papers, four fellowships, five jobs, six events, two journal calls for papers, one book call for chapters, and two awards and scholarships.

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Conference Calls for Papers

Gendering Labor in Contemporary Asian Religions

21-23 June 2022, in person (if feasible and safe)

Centre for East and Southeast Asian Studies, Lund University, Sweden

Deadline: 15 October 2021

More information: https://genderingreligiouslabor.wordpress.com/

Heidelberg Indology Doctoral Symposium Disruption Hybrid symposium

13-13 November 2021. South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University, Germany

Deadline for abstracts: 16 August 2021

More information: https://www.sai.uni-heidelberg.de/abt/IND/pdf/2021_HeiIDS_CfP.pdf

“Space for the Sacred in Care of the Sick”

13-15 March 2022. Portland, Oregon, US

Deadline for abstracts: 17 October 2021

More information: http://www.medicineandreligion.com/

Holy Waters: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Religion and Alcohol

4-6 March 2022. Western Michigan University, US

Deadline for abstracts: 1 October 2021

More information: https://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/cfp/2021/07/27/holy-waters-an-interdisciplinary-examination-of-religion-and-alcohol

Dissenting Beliefs: Heresy and Heterodoxy in Fantasy

The Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic, University of Glasgow

11 December 2021. Online.

Deadline for abstracts: 31 August 2021

More information: https://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/cfp/2021/07/20/dissenting-beliefs-heresy-and-heterodoxy-in-fantasy

Fellowships

Solmsen Fellowships in the humanities on European history, literature, philosophy, politics, religion, art and culture

Institute for Research in the Humanities Fellowships, University of Wisconsin – Madison, US

Deadline: 28 October 2021

More information: https://irh.wisc.edu/irh-fellowships/

Kingdon Fellowship in the humanities in the historical, literary, artistic, and/or philosophical studies of Christian and/or Jewish religious traditions

Institute for Research in the Humanities Fellowships, University of Wisconsin – Madison, US

Deadline: 28 October 2021

More information: https://irh.wisc.edu/irh-fellowships/

PRRI Public Fellow Program in American Politics and religious, racial, and ethnic pluralism; religion and white supremacy; immigration policy and migration studies; and LGBTQ rights

Public Religion Research Institute, Washington, DC, US

Deadline: 15 August 2021

More information: https://religioninpublic.blog/2021/07/28/prri-public-fellow-program-apply-now/

Humanities Research Fellowships for the Study of the Arab World

NYU Abu Dhabi, UAE

Deadline: 1 October 2021

More information: https://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/research/faculty-labs-and-projects/humanities-research-fellowship-program.html

Jobs

Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, Religion, focus on Classical Islam and Minority Muslim Communities

August College, US

Deadline: 26 August 2021

More information: https://augustana.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=0E8674AC46D72E401E70C505DD773341;jsessionid=521504A266C90567302D0E0D21E81221?JOBID=134211&jobboard=148

Part Time Associate Editor with a focus on Latinx Buddhist voices, views, achievements, and challenges

Lion’s Roar (remote)

Deadline: 20 August 2021

More information: https://www.lionsroar.com/lions-roar-is-hiring-an-associate-editor-2-2/

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies with Specialization in Buddhist Studies

University of San Diego, California, US

Deadline: 5 October 2021

More information: https://careers.insidehighered.com/job/2206405/assistant-professor-of-religious-studies-with-specialization-in-buddhist-studies/

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Smith College: Massachusetts, US

Deadline: 1 October 2021

More information: https://apply.interfolio.com/91367

Research Associate – Becoming Citizens of ‘Post-secular’ Britain: Religion in Primary School Life

University of York – Heslington Campus, UK

Deadline: 5 September 2021

More information: https://jobs.york.ac.uk/wd/plsql/wd_portal.show_job?p_web_site_id=3885&p_web_page_id=452791

Events

Behold the Men: Conversations about Men, Masculinities, and Theology

2 October 2021, online

More information: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/behold-the-men-registration-163722806321

RSIS Book Launch Webinar of “Understanding Religion: Theories and Methods for Studying Religiously Diverse Societies by Dr Paul Hedges”

5 August 2021. Online

More information: https://www.rsis.edu.sg/event/rsis-book-launch-webinar-by-dr-paul-hedges/#.YPSh_uhKg2y

Seeing the World in ‘Triangulation’: Research on Africa and Islam via Japan, in the wake of Junzo Kawada and Ippei Tanaka

26-27 August 2021. Online and in-person at Campus Condorcet, France

More information: http://ffj.ehess.fr/upload/Actualites/Events/2021/2021-08-26-27_FFJ%20events%20for%20ICAS%2012%20web.pdf

Living Archives in the Catholic Church

16 September 2021, online

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/living-archives-in-the-catholic-church-tickets-162535998547?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch&keep_tld=1

Saffron Salaams: Why Hindu nationalists need Muslim friends

9 August 2021, online

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/saffron-salaams-why-hindu-nationalists-need-muslim-friends-tickets-165077512283?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch&keep_tld=1

Secularizing Buddhism: New Perspectives on a Dynamic Tradition

2-5 August 2021, online

More information: https://tricycle.org/secularizing-buddhism/

Journal Calls for Papers

The Humanities and Technology Review

Deadline: 1 September 2021

More information: https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announcements/7979916/humanities-and-technology-review-spring-2022-issue

Religious Dispute and Toleration in Early Modern English Literature and History

Caliban

Deadline for abstracts: 1 October 2021

More information: https://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/cfp/2021/07/22/cfp-peer-reviewed-journal-issue-religious-dispute-and-toleration-in-early-modern

Book Calls for Chapters

Anime, Philosophy and Religion

Deadline: 31 December 2021

More information: https://networks.h-net.org/node/20904/discussions/7993242/call-book-chapters-anime-philosophy-and-religion

Scholarships and Awards

PhD Voice Scholarship 2021/22

Scrintal

Deadline: 15 September 2021

More information: https://phdvoice.org/phd-voice-scholarship/

Small Grant Awards for Research on Religion and Politics

APSA and R&P

More information: https://twitter.com/apsa_section11/status/1421884333510598658?s=21

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