Religious Studies Opportunity Digest – 20 February 2018

Welcome to the latest edition of The Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! This week you will find four job, one database, two conference, two journal, and four conference call for paper opportunities .

This week’s opportunities digest is sponsored by the Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements. CenSAMM Symposia Series 2018: AI and the Apocalyse, will be held on 5–6 April 2018 inside the Big Top at the Panacea Museum gardens, Bedford, UK. Tickets are still available – go to Eventbrite and search “censamm”.

While at the conference be sure to visit the Panacea Museum which is hosting “De/Coding the apocalypse” a major art installation by Michael Takeo Magruder from March 8th – June 29th. The exhibition consists of five media installations that are constructed using a range of digital technologies and physical materials associated with traditional installation, painting, print, video and sculpture. This blending of new and old updates and expands the concepts and contexts that have surrounded the Book of Revelation throughout its history.

In addition, the Panacea exhibition will coincide with our conference in June, “Apocalypse in Art: The Creative Unveiling” call for papers. More information can be found in the conference calls for papers.

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Tenured Academic Staff: History of Spirituality in the Low Countries in the Medieval and Early Modern periods

The Ruusbroec Institute

Deadline: 2 April 2018

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Co-Editor for annual series by Brill

Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion (RSSR)

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Assistant Professor of Religion

University of Chicago Divinity School

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Three-year Research Initiative Position: Public Theologies of Technology & Presence

The Institute of Buddhist Studies

Deadline: 7 May 2018

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Religious Studies Database

Religion Media Centre

Permission to join expert database

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Faith in Research 2018

23 May 2018. Birmingham, UK.

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MRBN Conference: Populist Politics and the Minority Voice: British Muslims, Extremisms and Inclusion

19 April 2018. King’s College London, UK.

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International Journal of Latin American Religions

“New Religious Movements and alternative spiritual trends in Latin America

Deadline: 20 June 2018

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Special Issue of ZRGP – Journal for Religion, Society and Politics

“Religious Actors and Organisations as Providers of Social Welfare”

Deadline: 15 May 2018

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Conference Call for Papers

9th International Lay Buddhist Forum

Updated Dates: 28 December 2018 to 2 January 2019. Nakhon Pathom, Thailand.

Deadline: 15 March, 2018.

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Origen and the Origenian tradition on progress

14-16 May 2018. Rome La Sapienza, Italy.

Deadline: 8 March 2018

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17th Annual Conference of the International Social Theory Consortium

“Modernity Between the Damaged Life and Sane Society Social Theory in the Age of Urgency”

17-19 May 2018. Chicago, Illinois, USA

Deadline: 15 March 2018

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AAR’s Secularism and Secularity group 2018 Annual Meeting

17-20 November 2018. Denver, Colorado, USA.

Deadline: 1 March 2018

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