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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 13 December 2016

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Calls for papers

Conference: EASR 2017: Communicating Religion

September 18–21, 2017

University of Leuven, Belgium

Deadline: December 31, 2016

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Conference: North Atlantic Catholic Communities in Rome, 1622–1939

June 6–7, 2017

Rome, Italy

Deadline: December 30, 2016

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Conference: Religion & Power

March 23–24, 2017

UNC Charlotte, USA

Deadline: January 7, 2017

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Conference: The Cognition of Belief

June 2, 2017

Georgetown University, USA

Deadline: February 17, 2017

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Conference: Háskóli Íslands Student Conference on the Medieval North

April 7–8, 2017

University of Iceland, Iceland

Deadline: January 5, 2017

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Conference: The Religious and Ethnic Future of Europe: An International Conference

June 12–13, 2017

Åbo Akademi University, Finland

Deadline: December 31, 2017

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Journal: The Graduate Journal of Harvard Divinity School

2017 issue

Deadline: January 10, 2017

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Journal: Nova Religio

Special issue: Peoples Temple and Jonestown

Deadline: February 28, 2017

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Events

Conference: “Too Small a World”: Catholics Sisters as Global Missionaries

April 6, 2017

Chicago, USA

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Jobs and funding

Grants

Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism, USA

Deadlines: December 31, 2016; April 1, 2017; October 1, 2017

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Part-time Teaching Fellow in Religious Studies

University of Aberdeen, UK

Deadline: December 18, 2016

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PhD positions

Coventry University, UK

Deadline: February 17, 2017

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Research fellowships

University of Leeds, UK

Deadline: February 1, 2017

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Scholarships: Guest Doctoral Students

University of Erfurt, Germany

Deadline: December 18, 2016

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Scholarships: Female Junior Scholars

University of Erfurt, Germany

Deadline: December 18, 2016

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 29 November 2016

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Calls for papers

Anthology: Religion and Ethics in Contemporary Speculative Fiction

Deadline: January 1, 2017

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Conference: Old Norse Myth and Völkisch Ideology

September 6–8, 2017

Basel, Switzerland

Deadline: January 31, 2017

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Conference: Apocalypse and Authenticity

July 11–13, 2017

University of Hull, UK

Deadline: December 1, 2016

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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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Conference: British Association for Islamic Studies

April 11–13, 2017

University of Chester, UK

Deadline: November 30, 2016

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Conference: SISR/ISSR: Religion, Cooperation, and Conflict in Diverse Societies

4–7 July 2017

Lausanne, Switzerland

Deadline: January 10, 2017

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Journal: American Psychological Association

Special issue: American Atheism, Agnosticism, and Non-Religious Worldviews: Theoretical Models and Psychological Measurement

Deadline: March 31, 2017

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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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Journal: Religions

Special issue: Religion and Genocide

Deadline: March 15, 2017

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Summer School: Prophétologies musulmanes: discours et représentations

June 29 – July 5, 2017

Aix en Provence, France

Deadline: January 4, 2017

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Symposium: 500 years: The Reformation and Its Resonations

September 14–15, 2017

Bedford, UK

Deadline: April 30, 2017

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Symposium: Climate and Apocalypse

June 29–30, 2017

Bedford, UK

Deadline: February 28, 2017

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Symposium: Violence and Millenarian Movements

April 6–7, 2017

Bedford, UK

Deadline: December 31, 2016

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Events

Conference: Communicative Figurations

December 7–9, 2016

Universität Bremen, Germany

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SSNB Lecture Series: Evangelical and Tablighi Pioneers on Post-Atheist Frontiers

December 1, 2016, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

London, UK

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SSNB Roundtable: Who cares about unbelief?

December 2, 2016, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

London, UK

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NSRN Annual Lecture: Is atheism a religion?

December 2, 2016, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

London, UK

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SSNB Lecture Series: Jewish atheists in foxholes? Phenomenologies of violence and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

December 7, 2016, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

London, UK

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Jobs and funding

Faculty Fellowships: Summer Institute for Israel Studies

Brandeis University, USA

Deadline: January 20, 2017

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Lecturer: Modern Jewish Studies

Pennsylvania State University, USA

Deadline: March 19, 2017

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Postdoctoral position: Religion and Its Publics

University of Virginia, USA

Deadline: December 15, 2016

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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 – 6 September 2016

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Calls for papers

Symposium: Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions

April 7–9, 2017

University of Oxford, UK

Deadline: October 31, 2016

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Workshop: Coming of Age: Young Scholars in the Field of Folkloristics, Ethnology, and Anthropology

March 26, 2017

Göttingen, Germany

Deadline: December 18, 2016

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Workshop: The Representation of Religion(s) and the World Religions Paradigm

December 13–14, 2016

University of Tromsø, Norway

Deadline: October 15, 2016

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Events

Lecture: Robert Orsi – Critical Thinkers in Religion, Law and Social Theory

September 29, 2016, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

University of Ottawa, Canada

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Seminar: Minority Religions and Extremism in Schools and on Campus

November 5, 2016, 9:30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

London School of Economics, UK

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SocRel Response Day 2016: Connecting for Change: Emerging Research and Policy on Religion and Belief in the Public Sphere

October 21, 2016 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

London, UK

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Grant

Understanding Unbelief: Research grant competition

UCL, UK

Deadline: October 14, 2016

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 19 July 2016

Calls for papers

Conference: Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism

June 6–7, 2017

Rome, Italy

Deadline: December 30, 2016

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Conference: Understanding and explanation in the study of religions

November 7–9, 2016

Jagiellonian University, Poland

Deadline: September 7, 2016

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Conference: Meditation in Buddhist-Christian Encounter: A Critical Analysis

June 29–July 3, 2016

Abbey of Montserrat, Spain

Deadline: February 28, 2017

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Journal: Antisemitism Studies

Deadline: September 15, 2016

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Jobs and funding

PhD grant

University of Antwerp, Belgium

Deadline: August 15, 2016

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Lecturer in Sociology

Loughborough University, UK

Deadline: August 11, 2016

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Peer Review College member

Arts & Humanities Research Council

Deadline: September 22, 2016

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Social Media Assistant

Sociology

Deadline: July 22, 2016

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Writing fellowships

Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Germany

Deadline: July 31, 2016

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 11 January 2016

Calls for papers

Conference: Alternative and Religious Healing in the Modern World

September 22–24, 2016

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Deadline: February 1, 2016

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Conference: American Catholic Historical Association 2017

January, 2017

Denver, CO, USA

Deadline: April 15, 2016

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Conference and PhD master class: Public Religions and Their Secrets, Secret Religions and Their Publics

October 27–28, 2016

University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Deadline: April 1, 2016

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Workshop: Narratives of decline: the changing patterns of death and aging in contemporary Japanese religions

May 31, 2016

University of Manchester, UK

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Journal: Dance, Somatics and Spiritualities: Contemporary Sacred Narratives

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Events

Summer seminar: Nationalism, Religion and Violence

June 20–July 1, 2016

Deadline: April 24, 2016

Charles University in Prague

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Grants and awards

Grants: Postgraduates, Pre-doctorals, Travel

University of Leeds, UK

Deadlines vary

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Jobs

Mellon postdoctoral fellowship

Northwestern University, USA

Deadline: February 1, 2016

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PhD scholarships

University of Leeds, UK

Deadlines vary

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Nonreligion and Secularity: Blog team members

Deadline: January 22, 2016

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Pew Research Center: Research Analyst, Research Associate, Senior Researcher, Temporary Coders

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Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion: Editor

Deadline: April 15, 2016

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 22 September 2015

Calls for papers

Book proposals: New Religious Movements

De Gruyter Open

Deadline: October 30, 2015

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Conference: BSA: Global Societies: Fragmenting and Connecting

April 6–8, 2016

Aston University, UK

Deadline: October 16, 2015

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Conference: Media, Religion and Publics

August 1–4, 2016

Seoul, South Korea

Deadline: December 15, 2015

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Conference: ESSSAT: Are We Special?

April 26–May 1, 2016

Łódź, Warszawa, Poland

Deadline: October 31, 2015

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Events

Conference: The Future of Academic Publishing: REF, Libraries, Publishers and Academics

October 10, 2015

University of Glasgow, UK

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SocRel Response Day 2015: The Future of Learning about Religion and Belief

November 5, 2015, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

London, UK

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Conference: Bridging the Gaps: (Ancient) History from the Perspective of Mathematical and Computational Modelling and Network Analysis

November 13–14, 2015

Brno, Czech Republic

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Seminar: Children, Minority Religions, and the Law

London School of Economics, UK

October 17, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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Seminar: What Does the Future Hold for the UK Church?

December 7, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

London, UK

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Grants and awards

The ESSSAT Research Prize; Student Prize

Deadlines: October 31, 2015 (Research); January 15, 2016 (Student)

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Jobs

Assistant Professor: Sociology

Grand Valley State University, MI, USA

Deadline: October 16, 2015

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 1 September 2015

Dear subscriber,

 

We are pleased to bring you this week’s RSP opportunities digest!

We would like to thank everyone who has forwarded notifications using the submission form, by forwarding e-mails to oppsdigest@religiousstudiesproject.com, or by contacting one of our editors or assistant editors.

Please continue to contribute in the future!

Now for this week’s digest:

Calls for papers

Conference: EASR: Relocating Religion

June 28–July 1, 2016

Helsinki, Finland

Deadline: October 30, 2015

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Symposium: Religions: Fields of research, methods and perspectives

November 16–18, 2015

Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland

Deadline: September 15, 2015

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Annual meeting: Association for the Sociology of Religion: Exploring Diversity: Varieties of Religion and Nonreligion

August 20–21, 2016

Seattle, WA, USA

Deadlines: March 31, 2016 (sessions); April 30, 2016 (papers)

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Annual meeting: Eastern International Region of the American Academy of Religion: Globalizing the Human(ities)

May 6–7, 2016

University of Pittsburgh

Deadline: February 15, 2016

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Conference: The Supernatural

March 11–13, 2016

Deadline: October 16, 2015

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Journal: SHARE E-Journal

Special issue: Connections

Deadline: November 1, 2015

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Events

Conference: Tyndale Society’s 20th anniversary

October 1–4, 2015

Hertford College, Oxford, UK

More information (details, booking form)

Conference: Religious Freedom Summit

September 18, 2015

The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, USA

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Jobs and fellowships

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Humanities

University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA

Deadline: October 30, 2015

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Kingdon Fellowships

University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA

Deadline: November 1, 2015

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Solmsen Fellowships

University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA

Deadline: November 1, 2015

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 18 August 2015

Dear subscriber,

As summer is coming to a close for many of us, spring is just around the corner for others. So, best wishes of a beautiful and productive fall/spring to you!

Now, go get your cup of tea/coffee/[insert preferred beverage here] and take ten minutes to check out some of the opportunities that may help you be extra productive in the upcoming months!

As always, we would like to thank everyone who has submitted calls for papers, event notifications, and other opportunities for the digest.

Calls for papers

Spring Academy: Heidelberg Center for American Studies

March 14–18, 2016

Heidelberg, Germany

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Modulations: Series Two

Fall 2015

London, UK

Deadline: September 21, 2015

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Events

Poverty and British Muslims: Identifying Problems and Proposing Solutions

September 16, 2015

Oxford, UK

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Rethinking Boundaries In the Study of Religion and Politics

September 11–12, 2015

University of Aberdeen, UK

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The Morality of Millenarianism

August 28, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Queen’s University, Belfast, UK

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Chicago-Paris Workshop on Ancient Religions: Topographies of Power in the Ancient World: Placing the Gods

September 21–22, 2015

The University of Chicago Center in Paris, France

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Grants and awards

The British Institute of Persian Studies

Deadline: September 4, 2015

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ISASR: Academic Study of Religions Essay Prize

Deadline: August 21, 2015

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 7 July 2015

Dear subscriber,

We are pleased to bring you this week’s RSP opportunities digest!

We would like to thank everyone who has forwarded notifications using the submission form, by forwarding e-mails to oppsdigest@religiousstudiesproject.com, or by contacting one of our editors or assistant editors.

Please continue to contribute in the future!

Now for this week’s digest:

Calls for papers

Conference: Secularisms and Religion in Asia

February 29 – March 1, 2016

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Deadline: July 13, 2015

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Conference: Heritage Religion & Travel

May 27–29, 2016

Çağ University, Turkey

Deadline: December 15, 2015

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Grants and awards

AAR Collaborative International Research Grants

Deadline: October 1, 2015

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Events

Colloquium: Making Sense of Religious Texts: Patterns of Agency, Synergy, and Identity

October 27–29, 2015

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Conference: Using the UK’s population census data

July 16–17, 2015

University of Manchester, UK

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Conference: Sacred Literature, Secular Religion

October 1–3, 2015

New York, NY, USA

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Conference: Migrants in the City

October 12-13, 2015

University of Sheffield, UK

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Conference: Islam in Russia

October 16, 2015, 5 p.m.

Harvard University, MA, USA

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Conference: Nordic Conference for the Sociology of Religion

August 17–19, 2015

Helsinki, Finland

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Conference: SSSR: Annual Meeting

October 23–25, 2015

Newport Beach, CA, USA

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Film Festival: Religion Today

January 11, 2015

Trento, Italy

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Symposium: Religion and the Global City

September 11, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Canterbury, UK

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 23 June 2015

Esteemed subscriber,

We are happy to provide you with this week’s opportunities digest!

We would like to express our gratitude to everyone who forwarded notifications. On that note, we would also like to encourage you to continue to do so in the future (and invite those who remain hesitant to begin)!

Having a call for papers, an exciting event, or an alluring job vacancy appear in future Opportunities Digests is easy! Simply use the submission form, forward them to oppsdigest@religiousstudiesproject.com or, better yet, include said e-mail address in your mailing list for such e-mails!

We thank you for your contribution. And now for this week’s digest:

Calls for papers

Conference: Religion and the Crisis of Meaning

October 29–30, 2015

Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Deadline: July 1, 2015

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Conference: Sacred Texts and Human Contexts

May 26–27, 2016

Rochester, NY, USA

Deadline: December 24, 2015

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Conference: Religions: Fields of Research, Methods and Perspectives

November 16–18, 2015

Jagiellonian University, Poland

Deadline: September 30, 2015

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Conference: Liminal Spaces from Sacred to Urban: The Friday Mosque and the City

Location N/A

Deadline: August 21, 2015

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Conference: Life Here and Hereafter: Beliefs and Practices

October 23–24, 2015

Vilnius, Lithuania

Deadline: July 1, 2015

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Conference: Research Committee on Sociology of Religion

July 10–14, 2016

Vienna, Austria

Deadline: September 30, 2015

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Symposium: The Ontology of Supernatural Encounters in Old Norse Literature and Scandinavian Folklore

December 11–12, 2015

Tartu, Estonia

Deadline: September 1, 2015

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Symposium: The Spirit of Sports

November 5–7, 2015

Baylor Institute, Texas, USA

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Events

eConference: Religion: Catalyst for Violence or Peace? Probing the Abrahamic Traditions for Answers

June 23, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – 2.30 p.m. (AEST)

Online

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Conference: Women Negotiating Secularism and Multiculturalism Through Civil Society Organisations

June 30 – July 1, 2015

Coventry University, UK

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Conference: The Governance of Religious Diversity: More or Less Secularism?

June 10–12, 2015

Firenze, Italy

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Conference: Material Religion: Embodiment, materiality, technology

September 11–12, 2015

Duke University, NC, USA

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Seminar: Children, Minority Religions, and the Law

October 17, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

London School of Economics, UK

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Grants, awards, scholarships

The BRAIS-De Gruyter Prize in the Study of Islam and the Muslim World

Deadline: August 1, 2015

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Jameel Scholarships

Deadline: July 1, 2015

Cardiff University, UK

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Jaina Studies Scholarship

Deadline: July 15, 2015

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Jobs

Scientific co-worker

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Deadline: July 1, 2015

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Postdoc

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Deadline: July 1, 2015

More information (German)

Lecturer in sociology

UCL, UK

Deadline: June 29, 2015

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Senior Lecturer in Social Science

UCL, UK

July 8, 2015

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Junior Fellowships

Universität Hamburg, Germany

Deadlines: June 30, 2015; December 31, 2015

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 5 May 2015

Dear subscriber,

I hope you’ve got your tea or coffee cup at hand already, because this week’s digest is fully of nice and shiny opportunities!

Remember: If you have a call for papers, an event coming up, a job vacancy, or other opportunity you would like more people to know about, do let us know! All you have to do is send it to oppsdigest@religiousstudiesproject.com!

You can also try out our brand new and fancy online form!  Do make sure that you include all the relevant information, though! Time, place, and deadlines, and/or a link to where such information can be found. Submissions that do not disclose sufficient information, either directly or indirectly via a provided link, will not be included.

Thank you so much! 

Have a splendid week!

Calls for papers

Articles: Journal of Muslims in Europe

Special Issue: Mapping Shia Muslim Communities in Europe: Local and Transnational Dimensions

Deadline: July 1, 2015

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Book chapters: Fortean Approaches to the Study of Religion 

Deadline: June 15, 2015

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Book reviews: Journal for the Academic Study of Religion

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Essays: Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture

Special Issue: Another Place: Critial Essays on Twin Peaks

Deadline: May 31, 2015

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Forum: ISA Research Committee 22: Forum for Sociology

July 10–14, 2016

Vienna, Austria

Deadline: September 30, 2015

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Symposium: The Divided Brain In Western Culture

November 24–25, 2015

New South Wales, Australia

Deadline: June 1, 2015

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Events

Lecture: The Divided Brain In Western Culture

November 20, 2015, 6:00 p.m.

New South Wales, Australia

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Exhibition: “Believe not every spirit, but try the spirits”

April 21–June 27, 2015

Monash University, Australia

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Conference: Statue: Rituali, scienzia e magia dalla Tarda Antichità al Rinascimento

May 20–22, 2015

Ravenna, Italy

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Conference: Ten Years After: The Muhammad Cartoons

September 28–29, 2015

Aalborg University, Denmark

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Conference: Global Digital Humanities

June 29–July 3, 2015

Sydney, Australia

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Symposium: The End of Religion?

May 5, 2015, 8:30 a.m.

Baylor University, USA

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Workshops: Women, Religion, and Secularism

Dates N/A

Sweden, UK, Portugal

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Grants and awards

Brill’s Middle East and Islamic Studies Early-Career Paper Prize

Deadline: June 1, 2015

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Jobs

European Islamophobia Report

Deadline: May 10, 2015

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Assistant Professor

Missouri State University, USA

Deadline: Open until filled

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Part-time Lecturer in Religious Studies

California Polytechnic State University, USA

Deadline: May 11, 2015

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Religion Instructor

Butler Community College, USA

Deadline: Open until filled

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Instructor: World Religions

Florida Keys Community College, USA

Deadline: Open until filled

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Part-time Instructor

Syracruse University, USA

Deadline: May 15, 2015

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Three Postdoc Positions

Universität zu Köln, Germany

Deadline: May 15, 2015

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Eight Ph.D. Scholarships

Universität zu Köln, Germany

Deadline: May 15, 2015

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Ph.D. Studentship

Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Deadline: May 29, 2015

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 2 March 2015

Calls for papers

BASR 2015

University of Kent, UK

Deadline (new): June 15, 2015

registration form (.doc)

Events

Summer school: Shamanism: Traditional Forms & Contemporary Expressions

June 22–July 10, 2015

University of Edinburgh, UK

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Conference: Implicit Religion (secular faith(s))

May 8–10, 2015

West Yorkshire, UK

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Conference: “Folklore of Connections, Folklore of Conflict.”

October 7–9, 2015

Viljandi, Estonia

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Seminar: 20 Years after the Tokyo Subway Attack: The Impact of AUM’s Violence in Japan

March 18, 2015, 5:30–7:00 PM

University of Manchester, UK

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Open access

Entangled Religions

Article: Biblical Metaschematism as a Device for Religious Transfer

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Grants and awards

Bursaries for BASR

Deadline: June 8, 2015

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Jobs

PhD studentships

Kingston University, UK

Deadline: March 20, 2015

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Postdoc in Social Science Methods and Theories; Postdoc in Islamic Studies

Cardiff University, UK

Deadline: April 3, 2015

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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.

As per usual:

  • If you have material you would like to see in next week’s digest, or at some point in the future, please send an e-mail tooppsdigest@religiousstudiesproject.com
  • If you would like to contact us for any other reason, please use our contact page.
  • Please note that RSP is not responsible for any of the content presented below.
  • If you have questions regarding any of the opportunities listed, please contact the respective organizers directly.

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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Networks

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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Jobs

(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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