Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 15 April 2014

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Calls for papers

Twice Upon a Time: Magic, Alchemy and the Transubstantiation of the Senses

June 26-27, 2014

Birmingham, UK

Calls for: abstracts

Deadline: April 25, 2014

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2014 Student Paper Prize in the Anthropology of Religion

The Society for the Anthropology of Religion

Calls for: papers for consideration

Deadline: October 24, 2014

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Pellegrinaggio cristiano in Terrasanta 1291–1517 (“Christian Pilgrimages in the Holy Land 1291–1517”)

Calls for: abstracts and articles in Italian, English, French, Spanish, German

Time and location of event currently not available

Deadline: March 31, 2014 (abstracts), December 31, 2014 (articles)

More information (Italian, English)

BASR: Teaching and Learning panel

September 3-5, 2014

Calls for: abstracts

Deadline: May 1, 2014

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Journal: Romani Studies

Liverpool University Press, Gypsy Lore Society Inc.

Calls for: articles

Deadline: N/A

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Conferences and events

Book launch: Giulia Pedrucci, “L’isola delle “madri” Una rilettura della documentazione archeologica di donne con bambini in Sicilia” and “L’allattamento nella Grecia di epoca arcaica e classica”

April 28, 2014 — 5 PM

Rome, Italy

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The Marriage of Heaven and Earth: Images and Representations of the Sky in Sacred Space

Society for the Academic Study of Magic

June 28-29, 2014

Bath, UK

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Workshop: Playing God: Exploring the intersections between science, religion and entertainment media

May 31 – June 1, 2014

Manchester, UK

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Workshop: Advanced Methods: Multi-sited and Mobile Ethnography

May 28, 2014 — 6 PM

University of Sussex, UK

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Four postdoctoral positions

Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy

Deadline: May 2, 2014

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University lecturer: History of Islam

L’Université de Lausanne, France

Deadline: April 30, 2014

More information (pdf, French)

Researchers – Statistics and Ministry Projects

The Church of England

London, UK

Deadline: April 21, 2014

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Professorship in Religious Studies

Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Deadline: May 1, 2014

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