Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 6 October 2021

Thank you for reading this week’s edition of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! This week, you will find one PhD position, one journal call for papers, 4 jobs, and 3 events.

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PhD Positions

PhD Position/Research Fellow – Center for Islamic Theology

Universität Tübingen, Germany 

Deadline: 15 October 2021

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Journal Call for Papers

“Identity Politics and the Study of Religion”

Special issue of Implicit Religion

Deadline for abstracts: 31 November 2021

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Modern Chinese and Sinophone Studies

The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, US

Position open until filled

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Assistant Professor in Religion, Media, and Technology

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, US

Deadline: 5 November 2021

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Assistant Professor, Religious Studies and Philosophy

Cabrini University, US

Position open until filled

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Assistant Professor in Religious Studies

Davidson University, US

Deadline 1 November 2021

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Paradox and prophecy: why the study of Lived Catholicism matters

Lived Catholicism Online Conference

15-16 November 2021, online

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Nichole Flores’s The Aesthetics of Solidarity: Our Lady of Guadalupe and American Democracy Book Event

13 October 2021, online

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Ancient Spirit, Modern Body: The Rise of Global Shugendō

Reischauer Institute Japan Forum and the Harvard Buddhist Studies Forum 

15 October 2021, online

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