Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 1 April 2014

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Calls for Papers

IAHR Erfurt 2015

August 23–29, 2014

Calls for: panels, papers, posters

Deadlines: September 14, 2014 (panels); December 15, 2014 (papers and posters)

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BASR Annual Conference 2014: “Religion, Art and Performance” and “the Cutting Edge”

September 3–5, 2014

The Open University

Calls for: panels, abstracts

Deadline: July 1, 2014

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Vernacular Religion, Folk Belief, and Traditions of the Supernatural

March 23–28, 2015

Calls for: abstracts

Deadline: August 30, 2014

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International Congress on Science and/or Religion: a 21st Century Debate

August 27–29, 2015

Sigmund Freud University and International Society for Science and Religion

Vienna, Austria

Calls for: abstracts, workshops, panels

Deadline: December 1, 2014

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Religion and the Natural Elements

Northwestern University, Evanston

October 24–26, 2014

Calls for: abstracts

Deadline: May 16, 2014

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Human-Animal Relationships in Religious Traditions

September 25–27, 2014

Bonn University, Germany

Calls for: papers

Deadline: April 11, 2014

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Workshop: Constitution Writing, Religion and Human Rights: An International Workshop

June 5-7, 2014

Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZIF), Bielefeld, Germany

Calls for: abstracts

Deadline: April 7, 2014

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38th SPR International Annual Conference

September 5–7, 2014

University of York

Calls for: abstracts

Deadline: May 1, 2014

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Worlds Made of Heroes: On the 60th anniversary of the publication of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Fellowship of the Ring

November 6–7, 2014

Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Calls for: abstracts

Deadline: May 31, 2014

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Conferences and events

Spalding Symposium Programme 2: 39th Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions 2014

April 25–27, 2014

Luther King House, Manchester

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Fourth International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society

April 29–30, 2014

Universidad Nacional Costa Rica

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Religious History Association 2014 Conference

July 7–11, 2014

University of Queensland, Australia

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Ancient traditions and the current approaches of the scholars: many languages of today, for many cultures of the past

April 8, 2014

Venice, Italy

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Exhibition with lectures: “Sotto gli auspici dell’archeologia”. Raffaele Pettazzoni: testi, documenti, reperti

(“Under the Auspices of Archaeology”. Raffaele Pettazzoni: Tests, documents, exhibits”)

March 29 – June 30, 2014

San Giovanni in Persiceto, Bologna, Italy

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Workshop: (Mis-)Representing Cultures and Objects: Critical Approaches to Museological Collections

May 16, 2014

University of Stirling

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Post-doctoral position: Religion and politics in the European Union

Institut d’Etudes Européennes

L’Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Duration: July, 2014–June, 2016

Deadline: May 15, 2014

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The Panacea Charitable Trust

General research areas: Biblical studies, theology, ecclesiastical history

Deadline: April 30, 2014

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