Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 14 February 2017

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Calls for papers

Conference: Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences

October 19–21, 2017

University of Memphis, USA

Deadline: May 1, 2017

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Conference: SSSR: Going Public: The Social Impact of Scientific Research on Religion

October 13–15, 2017

Washington, D.C., USA

Deadline: March 31, 2017

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Conference: Social Movements

April 10–12, 2017

Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Deadline: March 31, 2017

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Conference: Heavenly Acts IV

May 8–9, 2017

University of Sheffield, UK

Deadline: March 31, 2017

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Conference: Religion(s) and Power(s)

October 5–6, 2017

Deadline: April 1, 2017

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Conference: The Life and Legacy of Sun Myung Moon and the Unification Movements in Scholarly Perspective

May 29–30, 2017

Antwerp, Belgium

Deadline: February 28, 2017

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Conference: Holism: Possibilities and problems

September 8–10, 2017

University of Essex, UK

New deadline: March 31, 2017

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Conference panel: RGS-IBS: Faith and the “practising” of social justice

August 29–September 1, 2017

London, UK

Deadline: February 8, 2017

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Journal: International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare

Special issue: Negotiating Belief in Health and Social Care

Deadline: September 15, 2017

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Journal: Palgrave Communications

Special issue: Religion and poverty

Deadline: September 30, 2017

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Journal: Journal for Religion and Society in Central and Eastern Europe

Special issue: Religion and Non-religion in Contemporary Societies

Deadline: May 15, 2017

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Symposium: Islamic Studies and Middle Eastern Studies Post-graduate Symposium

May 18, 2017

University of Birmingham, UK

Deadline: February 22, 2017

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Symposium: The Cognition of Belief

June 2, 2017

Georgetown University, USA

Deadline: February 17, 2017

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Seminar: The Reformation and the Arts around the North Sea

March 6, 2017

Bergen, Norway

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Summer school: “Critical Approaches to the Study of Religion and Gender: Postcolonial, Post-secular and Queer Perspectives”

May 17–21, 2017

Deadline: March 1, 2017

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Workshop: SOCREL: “Let’s get critical”

February 24, 2017

University of Westminster, UK

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Jobs and funding

Award: Early Career Awards

University of Kent / John Templeton Foundation

Deadline: June 1, 2017

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Professorship: History of Religions with focus on indigenous religions

The Arctic University of Tromsø, Norway

Deadline: March 3, 2017

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PhD position: Religion and morality policy: An analysis of the influence of religious groups during the implementation stage

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Deadline: March 1, 2017

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