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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 16 June 2017

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Conference: CenSAMM: 500 years: The Reformation and its Resonations

September 14–15, 2017

Bedford, United Kingdom

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Calls for papers

Anthology: Religious Violence Today: Faith and Conflict in the Modern World

Deadline: N/A

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Conference: Going Viral: Religion and Health

October 14, 2017

Boston University, USA

Deadline: June 30, 2017

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Conference: Re-imagining the Christian Body

November 2–3, 2017

University of Turku, Finland

Deadline: June 20, 2017

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Conference: On Memory, Spirits and Selves

March 9–10, 2018

Derby, UK

Deadline: September 1, 2017

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Conference: ISA World Congress of Sociology

July 14–21, 2018

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Toronto, Canada

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Journal: Religion, State & Society

Special issue: Religion and the Rise of Populism: Migration, Radicalism and New Nationalisms

Deadline: August 15, 2017

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Jobs

Postdoc: Jewish Life in Modern Islamic Contexts

University of Pennsylvania, USA

Deadline: October 31, 2017

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Research Fellowships 2018/2019

Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

Deadline: August 31, 2017

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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 11 April 2017

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Calls for papers

Conference: Radical/ized Religion: Religion as a Resource for Political Theory and Practice

June 9-11, 2017

University of Chichester, UK

Deadline: April 14, 2017

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Symposium: CenSAMM: 500 Years: The Reformation and its Resonants

September 14–15, 2017

Bedford, UK

Deadline: April 30, 2017

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Events

Conference: The Future of Religion: Civilization or Barbarism

April 24–29, 2017

Dubrovnik, Croatia

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Reading Room: Sanskrit

Various dates, spring/summer 2017

University of Oxford, UK

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Jobs and funding

One-Year Position: East Asian Religions

Grinnell College, USA

Deadline: June 26, 2017

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Lecturer: Religious Studies

Mahidol University, Thailand

Deadline: May 31, 2017

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Visiting Lecturer: Buddhist Studies and Tibetan Language

Kathmandu University, Nepal

Deadline: June 29, 2017

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Research Fellow: Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre

Birmingham, UK

Deadline: April 28, 2017

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 28 March 2017

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Calls for papers

Conference: SOCREL: On the Edge? Centres and Margins in the Sociology of Religion

July 12–14, 2017

University of Leeds, UK

Deadline: April 28, 2017

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Conference: Verbal Charms and Narrative Genres

December 8–10, 2017

Budapest, Hungary

Deadline: May 1, 2017

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Conference: ISASR: Religion, Myth and Migration

June 16, 2017

Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland

Deadline: April 10, 2017

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Conference: Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Religious Tourism

October 26–27, 2017

Beijing, China

Deadline: June 1, 2017

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New journal: The Journal of Festive Studies

First issue

Deadline: November 1, 2017

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Events

Workshop: New perspectives on the secularization of funerary culture in 19th-and 20th-century Europe

June 15, 2017

Ghent, Belgium

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Workshop: Irish Network for the Study of Esotericism and Paganism

March 31, 2017

University College Cork, UK

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Open access

Journal: Anthropology & Materialism

Special issue: Walter Benjamin and philosophy

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Jobs and funding

Postdoctoral Research Fellows: Religion, science, atheism

University of Queensland, Australia

Deadline: April 16, 2017

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Racialization of Islam

Yale University, USA

Deadline: April 21, 2017

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow: East Asian Buddhism

University of British Columbia, Canada

Deadline: May 1, 2017 (closing date says May 2, but announcement says May 1)

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Tenure-Track Faculty Position: Hassenfeld Chair in Islamic Studies

Brandeis University, USA

Deadline: June 21, 2017

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Professorship: History of Religion and the Religious in Europe

University of Konstanz, Germany

Deadline: April 13, 2017 (closing date says April 15, but announcement says April 13)

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University Lecturer: Religion in International Relations

Leiden University, The Netherlands

Deadline: April 17, 2017

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EASR 2017 Bursaries

Deadline: May 18, 2017

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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

Insa Nolte, Olukoya Ogen & Rebecca Jones (eds.)

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Calls for papers

Conference: ISASR: Religion, Myth and Migration

June 16, 2017

Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland

Deadline: March 10, 2017

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Conference panel: EASR: Shintō in Recent Research

September 18–21, 2017

Leuven, Belgium

Deadline: Contact panel chair

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Conference panel: ASR: Religion in Social Movements, Rebellions and Revolutions

August 13–14, 2017

Montreal, Canada

Deadline: March 15, 2017

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Journal: Cultura

Special issue: Ioan Petru Culianu’s approaches of Religion

Deadline: June 30, 2017

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Events

Seminar: Japanese Afterlife Conceptions

March 2, 2017

Tokyo, Japan

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Jobs

PhD fellowship

Aarhus, Denmark – Belfast, UK

Deadline: March 17, 2017

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Research Associate

Newman University Birmingham, UK

Deadline: February 28, 2017

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PhD fellowships

The Open University, UK

Deadline: Contact administration

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 20 December 2016

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Calls for papers

Conference: Gender and Muslim Spaces: Community and Academic Perspectives

March 29, 2017

University of Leeds, UK

Deadline: January 30, 2017

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Conference: Sacred Places: Performances, Politics and Ecologies: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

April 20–21, 2017

Liverpool Hope University, UK

New deadline: January 15, 2017

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Conference: Winter Festivals and Traditions

March 25, 2017

University of Oxford, UK

Deadline: February 2, 2017

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Conference. CESNUR

July 2–6, 2017

Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Israel

Deadline: January 2, 2017

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Conference panel: ISSR: Atheisms and religions in conflict? Beliefs, paths, organizations

July 4–7, 2017

Lausanne, Switzerland

Deadline: January 10, 2017

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Congress: COMIUCAP

July 4–9, 2017

Bogotá, Colombia

Deadline: March 1, 2017

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Journal: Psychology of Religion and Spirituality

Special issue: Atheism, Agnosticism, & non-Religious Worldviews: Theoretical Models and Psychological Measurement

Deadline: March 31, 2017

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Jobs

Postdoc: Jewish Studies

Duke University, UK

Deadline: January 15, 2017

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Visiting Lecturer: Religion

Mount Holyoke College, UK

Deadline: February 11, 2017

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Associate Professor: Islamic History

University of Oxford, UK

Deadline: February 10, 2017

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 15 November 2016

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Calls for papers

Conference: Fourth Annual Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies

April 11–13, 2017

University of Chester, UK

Deadline: November 30, 2016

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Conference: Negotiations of Belonging

October 4–6, 2017

Narva, Estonia

Deadline: May 2, 2017

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Conference: Folklore from the Cradle to the Grave

March 31–April 2, 2017

Edinburgh, UK

Deadline: January 5, 2017

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Conference: SocRel: On the Edge? Centres and Margins in the Sociology of Religion

July 12–14, 2017

University of Leeds, UK

Deadline: December 9, 2016

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Journal: International Journal of Latin-American Religions

Inaugural issue

Deadline: March 15, 2017

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Events

Seminar: Creative Agency and Religious Minorities: Hidden Galleries in the Secret Police Archives in Central and Eastern Europe

November 3, 2016, 5.00 – 6.30 p.m.

University College Cork, Ireland

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Seminar: An exploration of religious voices and identities in higher education

November 28, 2016

University of Manchester, UK

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Symposium: The Scientific Study of Nonreligious Belief

December 1–2, 2016

University College London, UK

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Jobs and funding

Assistant Professor: Early Christianity

Virginia Tech, USA

Deadline: January 1, 2017

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Teaching Fellow: Biblical Studies

University of St Andrews, UK

Deadline: December 9, 2016

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Tenure Track Position: World Religions and World Mythologies

Oakton Community College, USA

Deadline: December 11, 2016

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Indexer: Index Buddhicus

Brill

Deadline: November 30, 2016

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Grant: Shohet Scholars

International Catacomb Society

Deadline: January 15, 2017

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 27 September 2016

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Calls for papers

Conference: Religion: Bridging Gaps and Breaking Paths

February 2–4, 2017

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

Deadline: October 31, 2016

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Conference: Transformation of Identity and Space in the Middle East and North Africa

May 29–31, 2017

University of Eastern Finland

Deadline: November 30, 2016

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Journal: Czech and Slovak Journal of Humanities

Deadline: December 15, 2016

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Jobs and funding

Six Grants: Global Religion Research Initiative

University of Notre Dame, USA

Deadline: October 17, 2016

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Assistant Professor: Judaism

Michigan State University, USA

Deadline: December 22, 2016

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Assistant/Associate Professor: Judaic Studies

University at Albany, USA

Deadline: December 1, 2016

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Assistant Professor: Material Culture Studies and Religion

University of Pennsylvania, USA

Deadline: November 12, 2016

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 24 August 2016

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Calls for papers

ISASR Essay Competitions 2016

Deadline: August 22, 2016

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Special issue: Performative Afterlife

Deadline: October 1, 2016

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Events

Public Religions and Their Secrets, Secret Religions and Their Publics

October 27-28, 2016

University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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Jobs

PhD Studentships in Religion and Society

St Mary’s University Twickenham London, UK

Deadline: September 20, 2016

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Senior Lecturer and Lecturer: Islamic Economics and Finance

Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education, UK

Deadline: September 5, 2016

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Tenure Track position in Christianity

Cornell College, USA

Deadline: November 1, 2016

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Research Fellowships: Eurasia case studies

Käte Hamburger Kolleg, Germany

Deadline: September 30, 2016

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Part-Time Lecturer: Religious Studies

University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Deadline: August 28, 2016

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Assistant Professor: East Asian Buddhist Traditions

Emory University in Atlanta, USA

Deadline: October 7, 2016

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Assistant Professor: Classical Islam

Brandeis University, USA

Deadline: December 31, 2016

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 24 May 2016

Calls for papers

BASR: Religion Beyond the Textbook

September 5–7, 2016

University of Wolverhampton, UK

Deadline: May 31, 2016

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First International Congress of the Chilean Society for the Sciences of Religions: Dialogue, Education and Religious Tolerance

May 23–26, 2017

Concepción, Chile

Deadline: August 30, 2016

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The Reception of the Church Fathers and Early Church Historians, c.1470-1650

September 23, 2016

Trinity College, Cambridge, UK

Deadline: June 1, 2016

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The politics of marginalised groups in the UK and Ireland: Perspectives and approaches

September 21, 2016

University of Manchester, UK

Deadline: June 17, 2016

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Evolving through Context: The Transformation of Buddhism(s) and their Legitimation(s)

March 24–25, 2017

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Germany

Deadline: September 4, 2016

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Compassion, Social Engagement, and Discontent: Believing and the Politics of Belonging in Europe Today

November 10–11, 2016

Leiden University Centre for the Study of Religion, The Netherlands

Deadline: June 1, 2016

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Exodus: Migrants and frontiers

September 21–23, 2016

University of Aveiro, Portugal

Deadline: June 12, 2016

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Comparative Study of Religious Seminaries

October 5, 2016

UCL, UK

Deadline: June 30, 2016

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The Ethnographic Archive: History, Anthropology and the Sudan Archive Durham

26-28 September 2016

Durham University, UK

Deadline: May 31, 2016

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Graduate Conference on Religious Studies: Protest, Public Religion, and Social Change

October 1, 2016

Boston University, USA

Deadline: June 1, 2016.

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Middle East – Topics and Arguments

Special issue: Iconography

Deadline: June 30, 2016

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Open Journal of Social Sciences

Special issue: Cross-Cultural Studies

Deadline: May 31, 2016

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Events

Modern Religious History

June 14–15, 2016

University of Stirling, UK

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Public Religions and Their Secrets, Secret Religions and Their Publics

October 27–28, 2016

University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

NEW DEADLINE: June 1, 2016

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Summer school: Doing and Communicating Qualitative Research

July 4–8, 2016

Kingston University London, UK

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Religion and Greater Scotland Christianity and Scottish Global Networks, 1603-1950

June 3–4, 2016

Aberdeen, Scotland

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Religion, Gender and Sexualities

July 1, 2016

Aston University, UK

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The Role of the Church in a Pluralist Society: Good Riddance or Good Influence?

June 22–24, 2016

The Loyola Institute in Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

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Translating Buddhism

June 30–July 2, 2016

York St John University, UK

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Awards

Sofja Kovalevskaja Award

Humboldt Foundation

Deadline: July 31, 2016

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Jobs

PhD position: Indigenous Religion(s): Local Grounds, Global Networks

University of Tromsø, Norway

Deadline: June 1, 2016

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University Teacher in Islamic Studies

University of Glasgow, UK

Deadline: May 29, 2016

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Tutor: Theology and Religious Studies

University of Glasgow, UK

Deadline: May 29, 2016

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University Teacher

University of Glasgow, UK

Deadline: May 29, 2016

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Doctoral scholarships

University of Erfurt, Germany

Deadline: May 29, 2016

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PhD positions: History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents

University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Deadline: July 15, 2016

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PhD positions

Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Deadline: June 15, 2016

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PhD positions: Medieval Studies

University of Bergen, Norway

Deadline: August 1, 2016

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 26 April 2016

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Call for papers

Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies

August 1–3, 2016

University of Oxford, UK

Deadline: July 8, 2016

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Events

Symposium: CHAOS

April 29–30, 2016

University of Bergen, Norway

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Workshop: Muslim Responses to Gender: Representations, Discourses, and Realities

May 7, 2016 – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Durham University, UK

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Debate: Where is the good in the world?

May 18, 2016 – 4.30 – 6.30 p.m.

University of Kent, UK

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Symposium: “Word Power”

April 25–27, 2016

University of Tartu, Estonia

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Jobs

Ph.D. studentship

Coventry University, UK

Deadline: May 20, 2016

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Doctoral network: Minority Research (MinRes)

Åbo Akademi, Finland

Deadline: May 6, 2016

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Ph.D. Research Fellowships on the Extreme Right, Hate Crime and Political Violence

University of Oslo, Norway

Deadline: May 18, 2016

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Postdoc in Religious Studies and Gender Studies

Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands

Deadline: May 2, 2016

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Postdoc: Public Life and Religious Diversity

University of Oxford, UK

Deadline: May 11, 2016

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Ph.D. positions

University of Stavanger, Norway

Deadline: June 15, 2016

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 12 April 2016

Calls for papers

Meeting of the International Society for the Sociology of Religion (ISSR)

July 3-7, 2017

Melbourne, Australia

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Researching Religious Controversies

October 31–November 2, 2016

Sigtuna, Sweden

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Events

Conference: ISASR 2016: Religion and Revolution

June 16–17, 2016

University College Cork, Ireland

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Conference: Il Buddhismo Theravada in Occidente

April 9, 6 p.m.

Rome, Italy

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Jobs

Lectureship in the Study of Religions

University College Cork, Ireland

Deadline: April 26, 2016

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Members: Sociology Associate Board

Deadline: April 14, 2016

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Lecturer in Classics and Religious Studies

Washington University in St. Louis, MO, USA

Deadline: April 29, 2016

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