Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 18 November 2014

Welcome to the RSP opportunities digest!

This week’s digest is packed! Make sure you take the time to scroll through all of it!

We would also like to take the opportunity to thank everyone who submit calls for papers, information on conferences, events, jobs, networks, grants, and funding.

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Calls for papers

Inaugural Global Congress on Sports and Christianity

August 24–28, 2015

York St John University, UK

Deadline: N/A

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The Power of the Word International Conference IV

June 17–20, 2015

Pontifical University of St Anselm, Italy

Deadline (extended): November 30, 2014

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Beyond ‘Gays in the Church’: New Approaches to the Histories of Christianity  and Same-Sex Desire

September 25–26, 2015

London, UK

Deadline: January 1, 2015

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IV International scientific and practical conference: Religion and/or Everyday Life

April 16–18, 2015

Minsk, Belarus

Deadline: January 15, 2015

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European Conference on Ethics, Religion and Philosophy

July 6–8, 2015

Brighton, UK

Deadline: March 1, 2015

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Sociology of Religion: Foundations and Futures

July 7–9, 2015

Kingston University London, UK

Deadline: December 1, 2014

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James Legge Conference: Missions to China and the Origins of Sinology

11-13 June 2015

University of Edinburgh, UK

Deadline: March 31, 2015

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7th Israeli Conference for the Study of Contemporary Religion and Spirituality

May 3–4, 2015

Tel Aviv University, Israel

Deadline: November 30, 2014

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ISSR panel: Bodily Dimension, Experience, and Ethnographic Research

July 2–5, 2015

Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Deadline: December 15, 2014

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ISSR panel: Rethinking Spirituality through Gender and Youth

Repenser la spiritualité à travers le genre et la jeunesse

July 2–5, 2015

Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Deadline: December 15, 2014

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Conferences and events

Inform seminar: Innovation, violence and paralysis: how do minority religions cope with uncertainty?

February 7, 2015

London School of Economics, UK

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Banal, benign or pernicious? The relationship between religion and national identity from the perspective of religious minorities in Greece

November 25, 2014

European Institute, UK

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Research School on Peace and Conflict

University of Oslo, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Peace Research Institute Oslo

Deadline: December 15, 2014

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Grants, awards, funding

Doctoral scholarship competition: Unitarianism

The Hibbert Trust

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Funding for postgraduate teachers training

Department for Education, UK

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(Up to) 18 fully funded PhD scholarships in Theology and Religious Studies

University of Leeds, UK

Deadline: February 2, 2015

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Fellowships at the Käte Hamburger Kolleg:  “Dynamics in the History of Religions between Asia and Europe”

Ruhr University Bochum, Germany

Deadline: March 15, 2015

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AHRC Doctoral Studentships

University of Aberdeen, UK

Deadline: January 12, 2015

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PhD Research Fellowships: Theology of Mission and Religious Studies: “Cracks and In-Betweens”

The MHS School of MIssion and Theology, Norway

Deadline: January 15, 2015

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Studentships: Image and Representation in Religion in England and Wales, 1700 to 1900

Oxford Brookes University, UK

Deadline: November 24, 2014

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