Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 18 February 2020

Welcome to this week’s Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest! This week you will find two summer program, two funding, four conference call for papers, one post-doctoral, and one event opportunities.

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Summer Programs

Visions of The Occult: Introduction to Western Esotericism

5-23 July 2020. University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Deadline: 1 April 2020

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Caring for the Future of the Planet: The Ecological Turn in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

June – July 2020. The Ecumenical Institute at Bossey, Switzerland

Deadline: 29 February 2020

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Bursaries for the 2020 IAHR World Congress

23-29 August 2020. Dunedin, New Zealand

Deadline: 1 April 2020

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Research Grants relating to the peoples of Tibet, Bhutan, Sikkim and neighbouring Himalayan areas, their society, religion and material culture

Frederick Williamson Memorial Fund

Deadline: 15 March 2020

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Conference Calls for Papers

Regulating religions? Legal and social status in contemporary Europe

1-2 October 2020. University of Porto, Portugal

Deadline for abstracts: 29 February 2020

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Humour and Religion

International Society for Humor Studies

29 June – 3 July 2020. Bologna, Italy

Deadline for abstracts: 20 February 2020

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Intentional Transformative Experiences: Theorizing Self-Cultivation in Religion and Philosophy

30 August – 1 September 2020. University of Bern, Switzerland

Deadline: 15 April 2020

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Theories of Violence

2020 SBL and AAR Annual Meetings

21-24 November 2020. Boston, Massachusetts, US

Deadline: 2 March 2020

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Boundary Breaking: Exploring the Ecclesial Implications of Sex Abuse within the Catholic Church

Durham University, UK

Deadline: 11 March 2020

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Religion and Victorian Popular Fiction and Culture Study Day

9 May 2020. University of Sheffield, UK

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