Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 3 June 2014

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Calls for papers

Workshop: Indigenous Ontologies: Reassessing Human and Non-Human Relations

July 29-30, 2014

University of Tartu, Estonia

Calls for: interest in participation

Deadline: ASAP

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BASR panel: Materialities of religious engagement

September 3-5, 2014

The Open University, UK

Calls for: abstracts

Deadline: June 16, 2014

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Conferences and events

Workshop: Queer Histories; book launch: Queering Religion, Religious Queers

June 19, 2014, 10 AM – 5 PM; 5 PM – 7 PM

London South Bank University, UK

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Honorary doctorate reception for José Casanova

June 11-12, 2014

University of Groningen, the Netherlands

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The Origins of the Self: India and Greece

June 21, 2014, 9:15 PM – 5 PM

University of Exeter, UK

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Between East and West: Youth, Religion and Politics

October 16-17, 2014

Riga, Latvia

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CESNUR: The Vitality of New Religions: Thinking Globally, Existing Locally

June 4-7, 2014

Waco, USA

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Eroi dell’estasi: Lo sciamanismo come artefatto culturale e sinopia letteraria

June 5-7, 2014

Padua, Italy

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Senior lecturer in the Study of Religions: Contemporary Islam

University College Cork, Ireland

Deadline: July 10, 2014

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Lecturer in Political Science and Religion

Kings College London

Deadline: June 25, 2014

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