Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 16 September 2014

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Calls for papers

IAHR: Updates

August 23–29, 2015

Erfurt, Germany

Calls for: panels, papers

Deadline: December 15, 2014

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Symposium: Sacred and Secular: Faith and Formation

January 16, 2015

Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

Calls for: Abstracts

Deadline: October 15, 2014

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Seminar: Prophetic Fragments: Humanities Past, Present, and Future

February 28, 2015, 10 AM – 5 PM

Wilson College, Chambersburg, USA

Calls for: abstracts

Deadline: January 10, 2015

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Conference: Martin Buber Memorial Conference

April 23, 2015

Manhattan College, USA

Calls for: proposals

Deadline: December 15, 2014

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Conference: New Technologies and Religious Communities

June 4–5, 2015

Kent State University, USA

Calls for: abstracts

Deadline: October 1, 2014

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Symposium: Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions

April 10–12, 2015

University of Edinburgh, UK

Calls for: abstracts

Deadline: October 31, 2014

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Conference: Annual Sophia Centre Conference: Astrology as Art: Representation and Practice

June, 27–28, 2015

Bath, UK

Calls for: abstracts

Deadline: December 31, 2014

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Journal: Z?t?sis Vol. 3

Issue theme: “Twice Upon a Time: Magic, Alchemy and the Transubstantiation of the Senses”

Calls for: articles

Deadline: September 30, 2014

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Journal: Open Theology

Issue theme: Manichaeism

Calls for: articles

Deadline: June 15, 2015

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Conferences and events

International Colloquium on Buddhism and LInguistics

September 19, 2014, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Liverpool Hope University, UK

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Christianity in Asia

September 14–27, 2014

University of Münster, Germany

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Spiritual Governance: The Chaplin as Priest of the Secular

September 24, 2014, 5:15 PM


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Centro Italiano di Studi Superiori sulle Religioni: Annual Meeting on Christian Origins

October 2–5, 2014

University Residential Centre of Bertinoro, Italy

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Study day: BSA Socrel Ethics of Representation

January 8, 2015

Imperial Wharf, UK

More information: General. Location.


Series editor: Material Religion: the Journal of Objects, Art, and Belief

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Assistant Professor in Latin American Religions

University of Texas at Austin, USA

Deadline: October 20, 2014

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Communities and networks


Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

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