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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 1 March 2016

Calls for papers

Freedom of/for/from/within Religion: Differing DImensions of a Common Right?

September 8–11, 2016

Oxford, UK

Deadline: March 31, 2016

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Public Religions and Their Secrets, Secret Religions and Their Publics

October 27–28, 2016

University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Deadline: April 1, 2016

More information: Conference, Master Class

CHAOS-symposium: Religion og materialitet

April 29–30, 2016

University of Bergen, Norway

Deadline: March 1, 2016

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AAR panel: Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Group

November 19–22, 2016

San Antonio, TX, USA

Deadline: March 1, 2016

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AAR panel: Religion, Media, and Culture Group

Deadline: March 1, 2016

November 19–22, 2016

San Antonio, TX, USA

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Events

Religious Diversity and Cultural Change in Scotland: Modern Perspectives

April 19, 2016

University of Edinburgh, UK

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Les Politiques du Blasphème: Perspectives Comparées

March 7, 2016

Paris, France

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Postgraduate Workshop on the Materiality of Divine Agency in the Graeco-Roman World

August 29–September 2, 2016

University of Erfurt, Germany

Deadline: May 31, 2016

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Open Access

Open Theology: Cognitive Science of Religion

Available here

Jobs and funding

Postdoctoral teaching fellowship

Kenyon College, OH, USA

Deadline: March 25, 2016

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Lecturer in Hebrew

University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Deadline: April 30, 2016

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University Lectureship in Anthropology and Islamic Studies

Leiden University, The Netherlands

Deadline: May 18, 2016

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Editor: Shambhala and Snow Lion Publications

Boulder, CO, USA

Deadline: May 17, 2016

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Assistant professor of Religious Studies

Utrecht University, the Netherlands

Deadline: March 11, 2016

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Instructor in Religion and Culture

Virginia Tech, VA, USA

Deadline: March 14, 2016

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AAR-Luce Fellowships in Religion and International Affairs

Deadline: March 31, 2016

DC, USA

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Dean of Graduate Jewish Studies

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership

Deadline: May 22, 2016

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Postdoctoral Fellow in Judaic Studies

Virginia Tech, VA, USA

March 14, 2016

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Funding

CSA Research Fellowship

Deadline: March 1, 2016

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Two fully funded PhD positions, one Postdoctoral position in the Study of Religions

Creative Agency and Religious Minorities: “Hidden galleries” in the secret police archives in 20th Century Central and Eastern Europe

University College Cork, Ireland

Deadline: April 22, 2016

More information: PhDs, Postdoc

 

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

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Journal: Culture and Society: Journal of Social Research

Special issue: Religion and Belief in the Public Sphere of Eastern Europe

Deadline: February 28, 2016

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Conference: ISASR: Religion and Revolution

June 16–17, 2016

University College Cork, Ireland

Deadline: February 19, 2016

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Conference: Implicit Religion

May 20–22, 2016

Salisbury, UK

Deadline: February 26, 2016

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Conference: Reconsidering Religious Radicalism

May 21, 2016

University of Cambridge, UK

Deadline: March 11, 2016

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Workshop on Gender, Religion and Family Violence

September 13–14, 2016

New Brunswick, Canada

Deadline: April 1, 2016

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Conference: Historical Re-Enactment, Contemporary Paganism and Fantasy-Based Movements

May 20–21, 2016

Kaunas, Lithuania

Deadline: March 21, 2016

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Conference: Border Crossings: Exploring the ‘visible’ and the ‘invisible’ in the humanities

June 3, 2016

University of Stirling, UK

Deadline: March 20, 2016

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Events

Conference: Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions

April 15–17, 2016

Cardiff University, UK

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Conference: Landscape and Myth in North-Western Europe

April 6–8, 2016

Munich, Germany

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Jobs

Three PhD studentships

Lunds universitet, Sweden

Deadline: March 1, 2016

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Tenure-track position in American Church History

Catholic University of America, DC, USA

Deadline: March 7, 2016

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Sabbatical replacement: Buddhist Traditions and Asian Religions

Vanderbilt University, TN, USA

Deadline: April 28, 2016

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PhD studentship

Coventry University, UK

Deadline: March 7, 2016

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Instructor: Sanskrit and Buddhist Studies

Mangalam Research Center for Buddhist Languages

Deadline: May 8, 2016

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Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in East Asian Religions

Washington University in St. Louis, USA

Deadline: March 16, 2016

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 2 February 2016

Dear subscriber,

We are pleased to bring you this week’s opportunities digest and would like to express our gratitude to everyone who has submitted calls for papers, event notifications, job vacancies, etc. On that note, we would also like to encourage you to continue to do so (and invite those who remain hesitant to begin)!

It is super easy to have a Religious Studies call for papers, exciting event, or alluring job vacancy appear in future Opportunities Digests! 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.

Calls for papers

7th Queering Paradigms Conference

June 11–12, 2016

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Deadline: April 4, 2016

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Undergraduate conference: “Faith and Power”

August 4–7, 2016

Central European University, Hungary

Deadline: April 1, 2016

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Law and Religion Scholars Network

Cardiff University, UK

Deadline: February 29, 2016

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Sacred stuff: Material culture and the geography of religion

August 30–September 2, 2016

London, UK

Deadline: February 8, 2016

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Religion, literature and culture: Lines in sand

September 9–11, 2016

University of Glasgow, UK

Deadline: April 18, 2016

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Historical Re-Enactment, Contemporary Paganism and Fantasy-Based Movements

May 20–21, 2016

Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Deadline: March 21, 2016

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Islam and Peaceful Relations

April 5, 2016

Coventry University, UK

Deadline: February 15, 2016

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Postgraduate Conference on Religion and Theology: “Perfection”

March 11–12, 2016

University of Bristol, UK

Deadline: February 19, 2016

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Time and Myth: The Temporal and the Eternal

May 26–28, 2016

Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Deadline: March 15, 2016

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Fetish Boots and Running Shoes: Indecent Theology Today into Tomorrow

July 8, 2016

University of Winchester, UK

Deadline: March 7, 2016

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AAR 2016: Religion and Public Schools: International Perspectives Group

November 19–22, 2016

San Antonio, TX, USA

Deadline: March 1, 2016

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Fieldwork: Doing Ethnographic Research

June 24, 2016

Birmingham City University, UK

Deadline: March 25, 2016

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Events

Inform seminar: New Religious Radicalisms

May 21, 2016

London School of Economics, UK

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Arbeitskreis interdisdisziplinäre Hexenforschung

February 18–20, 2016

Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany

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Research Methods in the Study of Religion

University of Kent, UK

Deadline: February 5, 2016

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Jobs

2 PhD positions in sociology project: “Postsecular Conflicts”

University of Innsbruck, Austria

Deadline: February 15, 2016

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3 PhD studentships

Coventry University, UK

Deadline: February 19, 2016

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PhD position: “Multiple Secularities: Beyond the West, Beyond Modernities”

University of Leipzig, Germany

Deadline: February 5, 2016

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PhD studentship: Cognitive Science of Religion

Belfast, UK; Aarhus, Denmark

Deadline: April 29, 2016

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Visiting Fellowship

Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre of the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore

Deadline: March 31, 2016

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Associate Professor, Full Professor: Jewish History/Studies

Case Western Research University, OH, United States

Deadline: March 1, 2016

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Postdoctoral fellowship

University of Pennsylvania, USA

Deadline: February 15, 2016

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Instructor: Buddhist Studies

Antioch University, OH, USA

Deadline: April 15, 2016

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Postdoctoral Fellowship: Chinese Buddhism

Columbia University, NY, USA

Deadline: April 20, 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 – 28 December 2015

Calls for papers

SOCREL: Islam and Peaceful Relations

April 5, 2016

Coventry University, UK

Deadline: February 15, 2016

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Conference: Sex and Money

April 22, 2016

Columbia University, USA

Deadline: January 15, 2016

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Conference: The contemporary relevance of the work of Pierre Bourdieu

July 4–6, 2016

University of Bristol, UK

December 30, 2015

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Conference: Encountering the Unexpected Glitches, (Dis)placements, & Marginalia

March 25–26, 2016

Syracuse University, USA

Deadline: February 5, 2016

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Conference: International Workshop on Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

April 2–3, 2016

Istanbul, Turkey

Deadline: January 1, 2016

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Reference work: Women in World Religions

Deadline: N/A

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Jobs

PhD positions

Uppsala University, Sweden

Deadline: February 8, 2016

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Assistant and Associate Professorships

University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Deadlines: Please see individual posts

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Departmental Lecturer: Islamic Studies

University of Oxford, UK

Deadline: February 5, 2016

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Professorship: Religion and Society

Universität Bonn, Germany

Deadline: January 31, 2016

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Assistant/Associate Professor: Judaic Studies

Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

Deadline: February 17, 2016

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Postdoc: Buddhist Studies

Florida State University, USA

Deadline: January 29, 2016

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Doctoral fellowship

LMU München, Germany

Deadline: February 14, 2016

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 15 December 2015

Calls for papers

EASR panel: Religion and youth culture

June 28–July 1, 2015

Helsinki, Finland

Deadline: December 31, 2015

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EASR panel: “Boring, detached, heap of facts – and disregarding the really important questions”? – Outsider representations of the academic Study of Religions

January 28–29, 2016

Queen’s University Belfast, UK

Deadline: December 18, 2015

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EASR panel: Thinking pluralism

June 28–July 1, 2015

Helsinki, Finland

Deadline: December 31, 2015

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EASR panel: Hindu pilgrimage and tourism

June 28–July 1, 2015

Helsinki, Finland

Deadline: December 31, 2015

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The Gender of Apocalypse: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

January 28–29, 2016

Queen’s University Belfast, UK

Deadline: December 18, 2015

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Pew Research Center: Advancing the Demographic Study of Religion

March 30, 2016

Washington, DC, USA

Deadline: February 1, 2016

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Events

SOCREL: Religion and the Media

January 20, 2016

London, UK

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Jobs and funding

CREST research program

Lancaster University and others, UK

Deadline: February 5, 2015

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Visiting Assistant Professor of South Asian Religions

Oberlin College, OH, USA

Deadline: February 1, 2016

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PhD fellow: Ancient History of Religion

University of Erfurt, Germany

Deadline: January 15, 2016

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PhD Scholarships: Philosophy, Religion and the History of Science

University of Leeds, UK

Deadline: February 5, 2016

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Jameel Scholarships

Cardiff University, UK

Deadline: January 29, 2016

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 8 December 2015

Dear subscriber,

We are pleased to bring you this week’s opportunities digest and would like to express our gratitude to everyone who has submitted calls for papers, event notifications, job vacancies, etc. On that note, we would also like to encourage you to continue to do so (and invite those who remain hesitant to begin)!

It is super easy to have a Religious Studies call for papers, exciting event, or alluring job vacancy appear in future Opportunities Digests! 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.

Calls for papers

Journal: Open Theology

Special issue: Multiple Religious Belonging

Deadline: April 1, 2016

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Conference: FINYAR-konferanse 2016: Mellomvesen og mellom vesen: Kommunikasjon i og om nyreligiøsiteten

April 27–28, 2016

Bergen, Norway

Deadline: December 20, 2015

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Conference: NSRN Conference: The Diversity of Nonreligion

July 7–9, 2016

Universität Zürich, Switzerland

Deadline: January 15, 2016

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Conference: SOCREL: Construction and disruption: The power of religion in the public sphere

July 12–14, 2016

Lancaster University, UK

Deadline: December 11, 2015

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Conference: BRISMES: Networks: Connecting the Middle East through Time, Space and Cyberspace

July 13–15, 2016

University of Wales, UK

Deadline: February 19, 2016

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Conference panel: EASR: Relocating Protestants: Pilgrimage and De-/Re-Reformation

June 28–July 1, 2016

Helsinki, Finland

Deadline: December 31, 2015

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Conference panel: EASR: Christianity in diaspora: Ethnographic case studies of religoius practice and identity construction

June 28–July 1, 2016

Helsinki, Finland

Deadline: December 31, 2015

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Conference panel: EASR: Contesting and Relocating Authority

Helsinki, Finland

Deadline: December 31, 2015

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Events

Animals in Mesopotamia

December 14–15, 2015

Helsinki, Finland

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Jobs

Assistant Professor: Islamic Studies

Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

Deadline: January 15, 2016

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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor: Roman History and Culture

University of British Columbia, Canada

Deadline: January 16, 2016

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Postdoc Position

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Deadline: February 14, 2016

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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor: Japanese Religions

McGill University, Canada

Deadline: August 1, 2016

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PhD Studentship: Integrated Peace Building, Living Side by Side and Trust Matters

Coventry University, UK

Deadline: February 19, 2016

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 27 October 2015

Dear subscriber,

Please be aware that the previous Opportunities Digest contained two mistakes in the posting of the 41st Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions, which may have confused some readers. A corrected version of the listing is found below. 

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

It is super easy to have a Religious Studies call for papers, exciting event, or alluring job vacancy appear in future Opportunities Digests! 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.

Calls for papers

Symposium: 41st Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions

April 15–17, 2016

Deadline: December 7, 2015

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Conference: Construction and disruption: The power of religion in the public sphere

July 12–14, 2016

Lancaster University, UK

Deadline: December 11, 2015

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Conference: Heritage, Religion and Travel

May 27–29, 2016

Mersin Congress and Exhibitions Centre, Turkey

Deadline: December 15, 2015

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Conference: Landscape and Myth in North-Western Europe

April 6–8, 2016

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Deadline: December 31, 2015

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Journal: Gamevironments

Topics: Gamevironments, Games, Religion, and Culture

Deadline: January 15, 2016

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Events

Conference: Collective Worship and Religious Observance in Schools

University of Leicester, UK

November 13, 2015

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Conference: Allaitement entre Humans et Animaux: Représentations et Pratiques de l’Antique à Aujourd’hui

November 12–14, 2015

Université de Genève, Switzerland

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Winter School: Interrelational Selves and Individualization

January 5–9, 2016

University of Erfurt, Germany

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Workshop: The Diversity of Nonreligion

November 12–14, 2015

University of Zürich, Switzerland

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Jobs

New managing editor

The Nonreligion and Secularity Research Network

Deadline: November 6, 2015

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4 new members for Editorial Board

Sociology

Deadlines vary

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Junior Professorship: Anthropology and History of Religion in South Asia

University of Erfurt, Germany

Deadline: November 30, 2015

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Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Politics/International Relations and Religion

Lancaster University, UK

Deadline: November 15, 2015

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 13 October 2015

Dear subscriber,

We are pleased to bring you this week’s opportunities digest, booming with calls for papers, events and job opportunities!

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

It is super easy to have a Religious Studies call for papers, exciting event, or alluring job vacancy appear in future Opportunities Digests! 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.

Now, sink your teeth into this:

Calls for papers

Conference: Religious Materiality and Emotion

February 17–18, 2016

Adelaide City, Australia

Deadline: October 31, 2015

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Conference: Hermeneutics, symbol and myth and the Modernity of Antiquity in Italian Literature and the Arts

December 1–2, 2015

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, Italy

Deadline: November 10, 2015

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Conference: Shia Minorities in the Contemporary World

May 20–21, 2016

University of Chester, UK

Deadline: December 15, 2015

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Conference: Religion and Non-Religion in Contemporary Societies

April 21–24, 2016

Zadar, Croatia

Deadline: November 15, 2015

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Conference: Esotericism, Literature and Culture in Central and Eastern Europe

May 27–28, 2016

Belgrade, Serbia

Deadline: December 1, 2015

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Conference: Religion and Revolution

June 16–17, 2016

University College Cork, Ireland

Deadline: January 21, 2016

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Conference: Dialogue among religions as strategy and means for peace

July 12–15, 2016

Havana, Cuba

Deadline: November 20, 2015

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Conference: Anticipating the End Times: Millennialism, Apocalypticism, and Utopianism in Intentional Communities

October 6–8, 2016

Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Deadline: May 15, 2016

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Conference: Knowing Demons, Knowing Spirits

July 5–7, 2016

University of Oxford, UK

Deadline: November 10, 2015

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Colloquium: Translating Christianities

December 7, 2015

University of Stirling, UK

Deadline: October 30, 2015

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Symposium: The End of the World: A Universal Imagination

June 8–10, 2016

Nantes, France

Deadline: December 15, 2015

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Symposium: 41st Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions

April 15–17, 2015

Cardiff University, UK

Deadline: December 7, 2014

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Symposium: Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies

December 7–9, 2015

University of Oxford, UK

Deadline: November 6, 2015

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EASR panel: Nonreligion and Atheism in Central and Eastern Europe

June 28–July 1, 2015

Helsinki, Finland

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Journal: Preternature

Special issue: Delineating the Preternatural: Modern Occultism in a Scientific Context

Deadline: December 15, 2015

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Journal: Open Theology

Special issue: Religion and Racism: Intercultural Perspectives

Deadline: January 31, 2016

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Events

Conference: Religion, Addiction and Recovery

November 2, 2015

University of Chester, UK

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Seminar: Islamic Studies in Scotland: Retrospect and Prospect

October 23–24, 2015

University of Edinburgh, UK

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Jobs

4 PhD positions: “Communication and Exploitation of Knowledge in the Middle Ages”

University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Deadline: October 15, 2015

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Assistant Professor of Religion: Buddhist Studies

Bard College, NY, USA

Deadline: November 1, 2015

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Senior Research Associate: CREST

Lancaster University, UK

Deadline: October 23, 2015

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Doctoral positions: Muslim Cultures and Societies

Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Deadline: November 15, 2015

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 29 September 2015

Dear subscriber,

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

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

It is super easy to have a Religious Studies call for papers, exciting event, or alluring job vacancy appear in future Opportunities Digests! 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: Yoga darśana, yoga sādhana: traditions, transmissions, transformations

May 19–21, 2016

Uniwersytet Jagielloński w Krakowie, Poland

Deadline: December 21, 2015

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Conference: Visual Narratives of Faith: Religion, Ritual and Identity

July 10–14, 2016

Vienna, Austria

Deadline: September 30, 2015

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Conference: Religion and Non-Religion in Contemporary Societies

April 21–24, 2016

Zadar, Croatia

Deadline: November 15, 2015

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Conference: Symposium Peregrinum

June 16–19, 2016

Tarquinio, Italy

Deadline: March 1, 2016

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Journal: Women: A Cultural Review

Special issue: Religion and Gender

Deadline: October 31, 2015

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Events

Annual meeting: American Academy of Religion

November 21–24, 2015

Atlanta, GA, USA

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Annual meeting: American Anthropological Association

November 18–22, 2015

Denver, CO, USA

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Annual meeting: North American Association for the Study of Religion

November 20–22, 2015

Atlanta, GA, USA

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Research report launch: What should young people leave school knowing about religion and belief?

November 26, 2015, 5–6:30 p.m.

London, UK

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Conference: Radicalization & Islamophobia: Roots, Relationships and Implications in Religiously Diverse Societies

November 30–December 1, 2015

Sydney, Australia

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Conference: Pluralism and Community: Social Science History Perspectives

November 12–15, 2015

Baltimore, MD, USA

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Grants and awards

Miklós Tomka Award

Deadline: January 10, 2016

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Jobs

Postdoctoral Fellowship: History of Religion and Religiosity

German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C.

Deadline: December 1, 2015

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Two PhD scholarships in Buddhist Studies

LMU München, Germany

Deadline: October 18, 2015

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Fully funded PhD studentship

Newman University, UK

Deadline: October 23, 2015

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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

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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 – 21 July 2015

Dear subscriber,

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

We would like to thank everyone who 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! Make sure, however, that you include sufficient information about the given opportunity/-ies (name, time, place, deadlines if applicable, and source[s] of further information). If this information is not found in your submission, it will not be included.

Now for this week’s digest:

Calls for papers

Conference: The Denton Conference on Implicit Religion

May 22–26, 2016

Salisbury, UK

Deadline: N/A

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Journal: Secularism & Nonreligion

Special issue: Intersectionality and Power

Deadline: September 18, 2015

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Journal: The Journal of the Irish Society for the Academic Study of Religions

General invitation

Deadline: N/A

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Journal: Newman Studies Journal

Special issue: John Henry Newman, Ecumenism, and Secularism

Deadline: September 1, 2015

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Events

Seminar: Children, Minority Religions, and the Law

October 17, 2015

London School of Economics, UK

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Jobs

Two Ph.D. scholarships in Buddhist Studies

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Germany

Deadline: October 18, 2015

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Postdoctoral Researcher

SOAS, University of London, UK

Deadline: August 6, 2015

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Research Assistant

University of Bristol, UK

Deadline: July 27, 2015

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Journal Editor

Implicit Religion

Deadline: N/A

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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

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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 Opportunities Digest – 9 June 2015

Dear subscriber,

We would like to remind you that the deadline for the 50th annual BASR conference, our beloved benefactors, is coming up! You only have until June 15 to submit your panels and papers! Now, now, don’t get stressed. Get coffee.

Calls for papers

Journal: Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion

Special Issue: Pentecostals and the Body

Deadlines: July 30, 2015 (proposals); June 30, 2016 (manuscripts)

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Conference: Beliefs Under Pressure: Religion, Community and Identity in the Early Modern World

September 10, 2015

University of East Anglia, UK

Deadline: July 6, 2015

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Conference: Translating Buddhism

June 30–July 2, 2016

York St John University, UK

Deadline: October 30, 2015

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Conference: Religion in Cyberspace 2015

November 27–28, 2015

Brno, Czech Republic

Deadline: February 11, 2016

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Conference: Nordic Conference for the Sociology of Religion

August 17–19, 2016

Helsinki, Finland

Deadlines: November 31, 2015 (panels); March 1, 2016 (papers)

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Conference: Islam and its Relations with Others

November 11–12, 2015

University of Waikato, New Zealand

Deadline: July 31, 2015

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Conference: Ways of Knowing

Graduate Conference on Religion

Harvard University, MA, USA

Deadline: July 17, 2015

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Conference: Buddhism & Australia

February 12–20, 2016

Perth, Australia

Deadlines: October 20, 2015 (proposals); January 20, 2015 (full draft)

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Events

Symposium: Revisiting Vergil and Roman Religion

June 23–26, 2015

Cuma, Italy

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Conference: Challenging (European) Modernity: Islam in Context

August 19–20, 2015

University of Durham, UK

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Conference: Grounding the Sacred through Literature and the Arts Conference 

July 23–26, 2015

Australian Catholic University

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Conference: Media, Gender and Religion

January 7–10, 2016

University of Colorado Boulder, USA

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Conference: Sectarianism in the Middle East

June 19, 2015

Lancaster University, UK

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Conference: The History of the Scottish Episcopacy

August 26–27, 2015

Glasgow, UK

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Open access

Open Theology Journal: 

De Gruyter Open

Volume 1, Issue 1: “Violence of Non-Violence”

Association of Data Archives

Calling for: Course syllabi for ARDA

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Jobs

Ph.D. scholarship

The Friendly Hand Charitable Trust

University of London, UK

Deadline: June 15, 2015

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Ph.D. studentship

Liverpool Hope University, UK

Deadline: June 25, 2015

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