Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 21 February 2017

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New book: Beyond Religious Tolerance: Muslim, Christian & Traditionalist Encounters in an African Town

Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 14 February 2017

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Conference: Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences

Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 6 December 2016

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 29 November 2016

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Conference report: “Religious Pluralisation—A Challenge for Modern Societies”

A conference report for The Religious Studies Project by Ashlee Quosigk, a PhD student at Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland on the “Religious Pluralisation—A Challenge for Modern Societies” Conference, which had an important and timely mission to identify innovative research approaches as well as broad political and social scopes of action to address religious plurality.

Communism and Catholicism: Religion and Religious Studies in Lithuania

What is the religious field like in a country where religion was banned for half of the 20th century? And how do you set up a Religious Studies department there? Under Communism, religion was suppressed in the formerly Catholic Eastern European country of Lithuania until the 1990s.

Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 13 September 2016

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How about having your notification posted with the Religious Studies Project’s weekly Opportunities Digest? It’s easy,Calls for papersBook series: Bloomsbury Studies in Material Religion…

ISKCON And When New Religions Aren’t So New Anymore

A roundtable discussion considering the future of ISKCON and what happens when religions are no longer ‘new’.
As a follow-up to our interview with Kim Knott on ISKCON in Britain, this podcast is a roundtable discussion at the ISKCON 50 conference at Bath Spa University, 2016.

Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 16 February 2016

Calls for papers Journal: Open Theology Special issue: Alternative Religiosities in the Soviet Union and the Communist East-Central Europe: Formations, Resistances and Manifestations Deadline: June 30, 2016 More information Journal: Culture and Society: Journal of Social Research Special issue: Religion and Belief in the Public Sphere of Eastern Europe Deadline: February 28, 2016 More information Conference: ISASR: Religion […]

Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 2 February 2016

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Teaching and Learning in Contemporary Religious Studies

Today we are joined by Dr Dominic Corrywright of Oxford Brookes University in the UK, to discuss current developments in higher education pedagogy, the challenges and opportunities that these present for Religious Studies, and some practical examples from Dominic’s own experience.

Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 3 November 2015

Calls for papers Conference: Art Approaching Science and Religion May 11–13, 2016 Åbo Akademi University, Sweden Deadline: June 15, 2016 More information Conference: AAG 2016 March 29–April 2, 2016 San Francisco, CA, USA Deadline: November 6, 2015 More information Events Conference: Moral Horizons December 1–4, 2015 University of Melbourne, Australia More information Conference: New Zealand […]

“Understanding Religious Change” – 2015 ASR Conference Report

77th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion (ASR), 20-22 August 2015, in Chicago, Illinois. Conference report for The Religious Studies Project by Amanda Schutz, PhD student in the School of Sociology, University of Arizona.
The theme of this year’s annual ASR meeting was a familiar one among social science conferences: understanding change. In her presidential address, “Complex Religion:

Human Consciousness & Religious Reality

Essentially, Kripal calls out the religious studies world for not having a sufficient appreciation of the power of imagination and invites scholars and the interested public into a new comparativism that moves away from strict materialism.
It was real to me. There I was, curled into a corner, comforter wrapped around my shaking limbs and sweating torso, twisted in terror in the sinister hours of the morning.

Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 22 September 2015

Calls for papers Book proposals: New Religious Movements De Gruyter Open Deadline: October 30, 2015 More information Conference: BSA: Global Societies: Fragmenting and Connecting April 6–8, 2016 Aston University, UK Deadline: October 16, 2015 More information Conference: Media, Religion and Publics August 1–4, 2016 Seoul, South Korea Deadline: December 15, 2015 More information Conference: ESSSAT: […]