Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 4 August 2015

Dear subscriber,

We are pleased to bring you this week’s RSP opportunities digest! Jane is on ‘holiday’ this week, so the digest has been compiled by Chris – please forgive any omissions, repetitions, or errors! I’ll leave it to Jane to pick up from here…

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Now for this week’s digest:

Calls for papers

Conference: Inaugural Global Congress on Sports and Christianity

24–28 August 2016

York St John University, UK.

Deadline: December 5, 2015

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Annual International Symposium on Religion & Theology

27–30 June 2016

Athens, Greece

Deadline: Rolling

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Conference: ISA Forum of Sociology, Research Committee on Sociology of Religion

10–14 July 2016

Vienna, Austria

Deadline: September 30, 2015

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Conference: Transnational Religious Movements, Dialogue and Economic Development: The Hizmet Movement in Comparative Perspective

10–11 December 2015

University of Turin, Italy

Deadline: September 15, 2015

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Conference: China in the Middle East: Neoliberalism with Chinese Characteristics and Political Transformations in the Middle East

23–24 March 2016

Doha, Qatar

Deadline: November 30, 2015

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Conference: Sacred Texts and Human Contexts: Nature and Environment in World Religions

23–25 May 2016

Nazareth College, Rochester, NY

Deadline: December 24, 2015

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Conference: 9th Conference of the ISFNR International Committee for Charms, Charmers and Charming

6–8 May 2016

University College Cork, Ireland

Deadline: October 31, 2015

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Workshop: Canon and the Analytical Study of Religion

20 November 2015

Atlanta, GA

Deadline: N/A

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Postdoctoral Researcher

SOAS, University of London, UK

Deadline: August 6, 2015

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Postdoctoral Researcher

University of Chester, UK

Deadline: August 6, 2015

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Postdoctoral Fellowships

Universities and Research Institutes in the U.S. and Germany

Deadlines: October 1 and 8, 2015

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Assistant Professorship in History of Religions

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Deadline: 1 October 2015

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