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

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Epistemic contestations in hybrid media environments

Deadline for abstracts:1 October 2021

Popular communication: The international journal of media and culture

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

Frontiers’ Research Topics

Deadline for abstracts: 3 September 2021

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Israel-Diaspora Relations

Special Issue of Journal of Jewish Identities

Deadline for Proposals: 15 December 2021

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Civil Religion and Democracy

10 September 2021, online

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Buddhism & Trauma, Nightly Dialogue Series

20-23 July 2021, online

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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

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

4-5 September 2021, online

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“Secularizing Buddhism,”by Richard Payne with Ronald Purser

19 August 2021, online         

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Paradox and prophecy: why the study of Lived Catholicism matters

15-16 November 2021, online

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Religions in Modern Japan

Getting to Know Japan Webinar

13 July 2021, online

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion

California Lutheran University, US

Deadline: 17 July 2021

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Assistant Professor, Race and Religion

The University of Chicago Divinity School 

Deadline: 15 September 2021

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Religion Reporter – South/Nashville, TN

The Tennessean and the USA Today Network

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Visiting Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies

University of Rochester, US

Deadline: 15 July 2021

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2022-2023 Corcoran Visiting Chair in Christian-Jewish Relations

Boston College, US

Deadline: 1 December 2021

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

Virginia Commonwealth University, US

Deadline: 21 July 2021

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Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Catholic Social Teaching

Western University, Canada

Deadline: 15 September 2021

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Editorial Assistant

Shambhala Publishing, Boulder, Colorado, US

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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

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16th IATS Seminar 2022 – Call for Submissions

3-9 July 2022. Prague, Czech Republic

Deadline: 15 September 2021

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Faith & Activism: Call for Contributions

Special online series via ‘Religion in Public’ 

Contributions accepted on a rolling basis

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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

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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

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Book Calls for Essays

Religious Futurisms

Edited by Sumeyra Buran Utku and Jim Clarke

Deadline for Abstracts: 1 December 2021

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