Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 7 July 2021

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! You will find four journal calls for papers, seven events, eight jobs, three conference and series calls for papers, two PhD fellowships, and one book call for essays.

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Journal Call for Papers

Call for Proposals for Topical Issues

Open Theology

Deadline: 31 October 2021

More information (PDF)

Epistemic contestations in hybrid media environments

Deadline for abstracts:1 October 2021

Popular communication: The international journal of media and culture

More information: https://davidgrobertson.wordpress.com/2021/06/29/call-for-papers-epistemic-contestations-in-hybrid-media-environments/

Power, Bodies, and Regulation Within the Context of Religion and Spirituality

Frontiers’ Research Topics

Deadline for abstracts: 3 September 2021

More information: https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/23950/power-bodies-and-regulation-within-the-context-of-religion-and-spirituality#overview

Israel-Diaspora Relations

Special Issue of Journal of Jewish Identities

Deadline for Proposals: 15 December 2021

More information: https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announcements/7848586/cfp-israel-diaspora-relations-special-issue-journal-jewish

Events

Civil Religion and Democracy

10 September 2021, online

More information: https://adi.deakin.edu.au/events/civil-religion-and-democracy

Buddhism & Trauma, Nightly Dialogue Series

20-23 July 2021, online

More information: https://ngakpainternational.secure.retreat.guru/program/jim-hopper-elizabeth-call/

The Australian Mega-Church Hillsong in Brazil: Transnationalism, Celebrity Culture and Cosmopolitism

Seminario de hermenéutica y espiritualidad

Centro de Estudios de Hermenéutica, Universidad Nacional de San Martín

20 July 2021, online

More information: https://twitter.com/crocha2/status/1409687408354881540/photo/1

The 72nd Conference of the Japanese Association of Indian and Buddhist Studies

4-5 September 2021, online

More information: http://www.jaibs.jp/en/conference

“Secularizing Buddhism,”by Richard Payne with Ronald Purser

19 August 2021, online         

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/richard-payne-secularizing-buddhism-with-ronald-purser-tickets-159734230383?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch

Paradox and prophecy: why the study of Lived Catholicism matters

15-16 November 2021, online

More information: https://livedcatholicism.org/

Religions in Modern Japan

Getting to Know Japan Webinar

13 July 2021, online

More information: https://www.ycaps.org/japan-religion

Jobs

Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion

California Lutheran University, US

Deadline: 17 July 2021

More information: https://careers.callutheran.edu/postings/7174

Assistant Professor, Race and Religion

The University of Chicago Divinity School 

Deadline: 15 September 2021

More information: https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/350674/assistant-professor-race-and-religion/

Religion Reporter – South/Nashville, TN

The Tennessean and the USA Today Network

More information: https://us60.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/gannett/Posting/View/40995

Visiting Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies

University of Rochester, US

Deadline: 15 July 2021

More information: https://www.rochester.edu/faculty-recruiting/positions/show/11942

2022-2023 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations

Boston College, US

Deadline: 1 December 2021

More information: https://bc.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/2/home/requisition/4854?c=bc&source[0]=HigherEdJobs&source[1]=Higheredjobs

Assistant Professor, the Arabic and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies programs

Virginia Commonwealth University, US

Deadline: 21 July 2021

More information: https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/107415

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Catholic Social Teaching

Western University, Canada

Deadline: 15 September 2021

More information: https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announcements/7859620/fulbright-canada-research-chair-catholic-social-teaching

Editorial Assistant

Shambhala Publishing, Boulder, Colorado, US

More information: https://www.shambhala.com/employment

Conference and Series Calls for Papers

Association of Asian Studies (AAS) Annual Conference

24-27 March 2022. Honolulu, Hawaii and online

Deadline for proposals: 10 August 2021

More information: https://www.asianstudies.org/conference/call-for-proposals/

16th IATS Seminar 2022 – Call for Submissions

3-9 July 2022. Prague, Czech Republic

Deadline: 15 September 2021

More information: http://www.iats.info/2021/04/16th-iats-seminar-2022-call-for-submissions-eng/

Faith & Activism: Call for Contributions

Special online series via ‘Religion in Public’ 

Contributions accepted on a rolling basis

More information: https://religioninpublic.com/2019/10/22/faith-activism-call-for-contributions/

PhD Fellowships

Strongmen of Asia: Democratic Bosses and how to understand them

Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages at the University of Oslo, Norway

Deadline: 1 September 2021

More information: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/208614/doctoral-research-fellow?fbclid=IwAR3iR48guifJonlaz3XX1TeOy4P0bATlXQkMNkqQAPrnjpKqCEbIm2u9teY

Fellowships in European history, the history of religion, historical theology, or other historical disciplines

The Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG)

Deadline: 15 August 2021

More information: https://www.ieg-mainz.de/media/public/PDF-Stipendien/IEG_Fellowship_PhD_2022.pdf

Book Calls for Essays

Religious Futurisms

Edited by Sumeyra Buran Utku and Jim Clarke

Deadline for Abstracts: 1 December 2021

More information: https://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/cfp/2021/06/17/religious-futurisms

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