Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 8 September 2021

Welcome to this edition of the Religious Studies Opportunities Digest! This week, you will find three journal calls for papers, four conference calls for papers, two workshops, one event, four jobs, two PhD positions.

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Journal Calls for Papers        

Musings: SJM Occasional Papers

Sydney Jewish Museum

Deadline: 1 November 2021

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Rethinking Media, Religion and Secularities

Special Issue for Journal of Religion, Media and Digital Culture 

Deadline: 15 September 2021

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“Between the Opium of the People and the Quest for Salvation: Approaches to Lived Religion in Latin America” 

Special Issue of Revista de Estudios Sociales

Deadline: 13 February 2022  

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Conference Calls for Papers

Religion, Politics and Uncertainty: Shifting Boundaries


11-14 Nov 2021, hybrid event

Abstract deadline: 1 September 2021

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46th Annual Conference of the Australian Association for the Study of Religion

9-10 December 2021

Abstract deadline: 31 Oct 2021

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‘Aotearoa Spirit’,

New Zealand Association for the Study of Religion Conference

Victoria University of Wellington

29-30 November 2021

Abstract deadline: 3 September 2021

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Religion in the North American West

The Williams P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University and the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art

29 September – 2 October 2022 in Taos, New Mexico and 20-23 April 2023 in Indianapolis

Deadline: 1 November 2021

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National Graduate Student Workshop: Representing Belief

7-8 December 2021 (online)

Application deadline: 30 Sep 2021

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Fifth Annual Graduate Student Book Review Colloquium on Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

George Mason University

9 December 2021, Online.

Deadline for applications:  October 2021

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8th International Symposium on Humanistic Buddhism

6-8 November 2021. Tan Tein Institute, Australia

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Director for research, study and innovation: Religious studies

Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy

Deadline: 10 September 2021

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Assistant Professor in Religious Studies and Histories of Christianity

Gonzaga University, US

Deadline: 4 October 2021

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Assistant Professor of Sociology

Northwestern University, US

Deadline: 24 September 2021

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Research Associate and Visiting Faculty of Women’s Studies in Religion

Harvard Divinity School, US

Deadline 15 October 2021

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PhD Positions

2022 Humanities Research Centre Visiting Fellowship Program on ‘Mobilities’

Australian National University

Deadline: 30 September 2021

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Scholarship on Biblical and Early Christian Studies, Medieval and Early Modern Studies, and Religion and Theology

 The Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry (IRCI), Australian Catholic University

Deadline: 17 October 2021

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