Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 5 December 2017

Welcome to the latest RSP opportunities digest where you will find details of four conference calls for papers, a journal call for papers, a conference, a summer school and a fellowship. This week’s opportunities digest is sponsored by the Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements, whose advert for their 2018 conference season kicks off the digest.

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CenSAMM 2018

2018 CenSAMM conference season

5–6 April 2018, Bedford, UK

“AI and Apocalypse” call for papers. We invite papers from those working across disciplines including, but not limited to Religious Studies, the Arts in all their forms, the Humanities and Social Sciences to contribute to a two-day symposium. Deadline is December 31st. Visit

Calls for Papers

Muslims in Britain Research Network

Populist politics and the minority voice: British Muslims, extremisms and inclusion

19 April 2018, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, King’s College London, UK

Deadline: 19 January 2018

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Evolution and Transcendence: Philosophical, Scientific, and Religious Perspectives

18–21 June 2018, Catholic Academy of Berlin, Germany

Deadline: 15 January 2018

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The International Association for Comparative Mythology

Myths of the Earth and Humankind: Ecology and the End of the World

1–4 June 2018, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

Deadline: 15 February 2018

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ASDIWAL: Revue genevoise d’anthropologie et d’histoire des religions

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Sufism and Zen in the modern Western world: Spiritual marriage of East and West or Western cultural hegemony?

Theology and Religious Studies, 4 The Square, University of Glasgow, UK

8–9 December 2017

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Summer School

Religion in Cities: Contested Presences, Contested Regulations

18–25 August 2018, University of Groningen, Netherlands

Deadline: 1 June 2018

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North American Paul Tillich Fellowship

The North American Paul Tillich Society seeks paper proposals from junior scholars (ABD or PhD completed no earlier than 2015) for a workshop to be held at its annual meeting in Denver, Colorado, November 16-17, 2018, immediately prior to the 2018 Meeting of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature.

Deadline: 15 March 2018

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