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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 – April 28, 2015

Most esteemed subscriber,

We are pleased to bring you another Religious Studies Project opportunities digest!

Some news for those of you who would like to submit opportunities to the digest: In addition to the oppsdigest@religiousstudiesproject.com address that you may send/forward e-mails to, you can now also use this form!

As for today’s digest, make sure you scroll aaall the way down to the jobs section! Some very interesting positions have opened up, and the deadlines are not too far off!

Call for papers

Exploring the Extraordinary

December 4–6, 2015

York, UK

Deadline: May 29, 2015

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Topographies of Power in the Ancient World: placing the gods

September 21–22, 2015

Paris Center, University of Chicago, France

Deadline: April 30, 2015

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Events

The Church and British Politics Since 1900

August 17, 2015

Durham University, UK

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ISASR: People, Places, Projects

May 11, 2015, 02:00–07.30 p.m.

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

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Jobs

Managing Editor

The Eastern Buddhist

Deadline: June 15, 2015 (Psst! It’s been extended!)

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Assistant Professor: Comparative Study of Religion

University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Deadline: June 7, 2015

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Assistant Professor: Religious Studies; Islamic and Arabic Studies

Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Deadline: May 15, 2015

More information (Religious Studies; Islamic and Arabic Studies

Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 14 April 2015

Dear subscriber,

This week’s digest presents a few opportunities to speak, to listen, but most of all to land a job! So what are you waiting for? Some of the application deadlines are about to run out! Tick-tock!

Thank you most sincerely to everyone who submitted opportunities for us to include. Please continue to do so in the future. Got a religious studies related job listing, call for papers, or event you’d like to see included in the digest? Send it directly to oppsdigest@religiousstudiesproject.com!

Now, here you go:

Calls for papers

Life Here and Hereafter: Beliefs and Practices

October 23–24, 2015

Vilnius, Lithuania

Deadline: June 15, 2015

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Faith and Feminism

May 28, 2015

University of Derby, UK

Deadline: April 30, 2015

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Events

Studying the History of Religion in Local Communities

April 25, 2015, 9:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Lancaster University, UK

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The Spirit of Sports

November 5–7, 2015

Waco, TX, USA

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Jobs

12 Doctoral Student Positions

Stockholm University, Sweden

Deadline: April 15, 2015

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Assistant/Associate Professorships

University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Deadline: May 11, 2015; May 25, 2015

More information: Position 1 Position 2

Two Ph.D. Fellowships in Interdisciplinary Gender Research

University of Bergen, Norway

Deadline: April 20, 2015

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Ph.D. and Junior Lecturer Positions

Universität Zürich, Germany

Deadline: April 30, 2015

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Lecturer in Religious Studies

University of South Wales, UK

Deadline: April 15, 2015

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Two Postdoc Fellowships

Max Planck Institute, The Netherlands

Deadline: May 15, 2015

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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 24 March 2015

Call for papers

Anthology: New Religious Movements in Asian History

Deadline: April 28, 2015

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Events

Science and Religion: Exploring the spectrum

May 26–28, 2015

York University Toronto, Canada

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Moving beyond “us” and “them”: Challenging discourses of religious otherness and building a more inclusive society

June 1, 2015

Cumberland Lodge, UK

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Young Muslims growing up in Scandinavia and the West

May 7–8, 2015

University of Helsinki

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Open access

New issue of Entangled Religions

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Jobs

Joint fellowships for Doctoral Students / Postdoctoral Scholars

University of Erfurt, Germany

Deadline: April 15, 2015

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PhD studentships

Newman University Birmingham, UK

Deadline: April 10, 2015

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Research associate in Psychology of Religion

Newman University Birmingham, UK

Deadline: April 13, 2015

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Research fellow

Coventry University, UK

Deadline: May 14, 2015

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Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 10 March 2015

Calls for papers

Conference: Beyond Speech: Silence and the Unspeakable across Cultures

May 8, 2015

University of Manchester, UK

Deadline: March 16, 2015

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Conference: BSA SOCREL 2016

Durham University, UK

Deadline: May 31, 2015

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Events

Conference: British Association for Islamic Studies

April 13–15, 2015

University of London

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Conference: Fandom and Religion

July 28–30, 2015

University of Leicester, UK

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Conference: Tyndale Society

October 1–4, 2015

Hertford College, Oxford, UK

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Scholarships

Postgraduate scholarships

University College Cork, Ireland

Deadline: May 18, 2015

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Jobs

PhD positions

University of Tromsø, Norway

Deadline: May 14, 2015

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PhD position

University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Deadline: April 15, 2015

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PhD position

Queen’s University Belfast and Aarhus University

Deadline: March 15, 2015

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Managing Editor

Eastern Buddhist Society, Japan

Deadline: March 31, 2015

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Research Fellow

University of Birmingham, UK

Deadline: March 28, 2015

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Admin and Outreach Coordinator; Postdoc in Islamic Civilisation; Iraq Chair of Arabic & Islamic Studies; Lecturer in Muslim-Christian Relations

University of Edinburgh, UK

Deadlines: April 1, 2015; March 25, 2015; April 1, 2015; March 24, 2015

More information: Lecturer

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 – 24 February 2015

Call for papers

Journal: Open Theology

Special issue: Manichaean religion

Deadline: June 15, 2015

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Journal: Secularism & Nonreligion

Special issue: Intersectionality and Power

Deadline: August 15, 2015

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Conference: Material Religion: Embodiment, materiality, technology

September 11–12, 2015

Duke University, NC, USA

Deadline: March 15, 2015

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Events

Conference: Nature and Religion

March 13–14, 2015

University of Bristol, UK

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Seminar: Mourning and Morbidity: Death and British Art

March 10, 2015

University of York, UK

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Jobs

PhD Studentship in Ethical Monotheism

Birkbeck University of London, UK

Deadline: March 20, 2015

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Canadian Women’s and Gender History

St Francis Xavier University, Canada

Deadline: March 6, 2015

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Visiting Assistant Professor in Religion and Gender & Queer Studies

University of Puget Sound, WA, USA

Deadline: Until filled

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Instructor of Religion

Western Carolina University, NC, USA

Deadline: Until filled

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Research Assistant

Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany

Deadline: April 1, 2015

More information (English, German)

Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 17 February 2015

Dear subscribers,

Welcome to this week’s digest!

We are grateful to everyone who forwards calls for papers, notifications of events, and job openings. Please continue to do so in the future!

Don’t forget the address! It’s oppsdigest@religiousstudiesproject.com

Have a lovely week!

Calls for papers

Journal: Nordic Journal of Youth Research

Special issue: Intersections of the Popular and the Sacred in Youth Culture

Deadline: May 31, 2015

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Article collection: Healing gods, heroes and rituals in the Graeco-Roman world

Open Library of Humanities

Deadline: May 25, 2015

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Events

FCSU Faith and Public Professions: Does teacher training help teachers teach religion?

February 18, 2015, 5:30–7:00 PM

Goldsmiths University of London, UK

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Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions 2015

April 10–12, 2015

Edinburgh, UK

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RomArché: Archeologia e antropologia della morte

May 20–22, 2015

Rome, Italy

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Summer school: ERiC: Eurasian Religions in Contact

July 20–28, 2015

Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

Deadline: March 6, 2015

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Jobs

Researchers in Ancient History of Religion

University of Erfurt, Germany

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Dissertation reviews: Editor

Deadline: February 20, 2015

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PhD studentships

University of Winchester, UK

Deadline: March 13, 2015

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 10 February 2015

Calls for papers

Conference: In Search of the Origins of Religions

September 11–13, 2015

Ghent, Belgium

Deadline: March 1, 2015

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Conference: Second Undegraduate Conference on Religion and Culture

March 28, 2015

Syracuse, NY, USA

Deadline: February 15, 2015

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Symposium: Society for the Study of Religion and Transhumanism (SSRT)

June 27, 2015

Lancaster University, UK

Deadline: March 31, 2015

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AAR group: Secularism and Secularity

Deadline: March 2, 2015

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Journal: Studi e materiali di storia delle religioni

Theme issue: Religion as a Colonial Concept in Early modern History (Africa, America, Asia)

Deadline: May 15, 2015

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Article collection: Religious subcultures in Unexpected Places

Deadline: May 1, 2015

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Events

Conference: International Tyndale Conference

October 1–4, 2015

Oxford, UK

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Congress: “Ad Astra per Corpora: Astrología y Sexualidad en el Mundo Antiguo

February 19–21, 2015

Málaga, Spain

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Jobs

Research assistant: Indology

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany

Deadline: February 28, 2015

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 3 February 2015

Dear subscribers,

We are happy to provide you with this week’s thick and juicy digest, full of opportunities to present intriguing thoughts, discuss important matters, and—not least—do some really engaging research!

Thank you to everyone who forwarded calls for papers, notifications of events, and job openings. Please continue to do so in the future! You know the address, right? (No? It’s oppsdigest@religiousstudiesproject.com.)

Calls for papers

Conference: American Academy of Religion: Annual conference

November 21–24, 2015

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Deadline: March 2, 2015

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AAR group: Religion in Europe

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AAR group: Sociology of Religion

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AAR panel: Religion in Public Schools: International Perspectives 

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Conference: The European Sociological Association

August 25–28, 2015

Prague, Czech Republic

Deadline: February 15, 2015

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Conference: Latin America Peace Research Association

October 26–28, 2015

Guatemala City, Guatemala

Deadline: May 1, 2015

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Conference: Asia-Pacific Peace Research Associaton

October 9–11, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal

Deadline: March 31, 2015

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Conference: The Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimages and Beyond Project

July 3–5, 2015

Oxford, UK

Deadline: March 13, 2015

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Symposium: Marginal presences: Unorthodox belief and practice, 1837–2014

April 23, 2015

Deadline: March 9, 2015

London, UK

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Journal: Religion & Theology

Looking for book review(er)s

Deadline: N/A

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Events

Conference: European Network of Buddhist-Christian Studies

Munich, Germany

June 25–29, 2015

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Resources

Open access: Entangled Religions: Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of Religious Contact and Transfer

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Jobs

Lectureship in Radicalisation and Protest in a Digital Age

Lancaster University, UK

Deadline: February 22, 2015

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Doctoral student: Religious history

Universiteit Antwerpen, the Netherlands

Deadline: February 22, 2015

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Postdoctoral researcher: Religious history

Universiteit Antwerpen, the Netherlands

Deadline: February 22, 2015

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Postdoctoral fellow: Media studies

Stockholm University, Sweden

Deadline: February 28, 2015

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Research associate: Magic and the Expanding Early Modern World

University of Manchester, UK

Deadline: March 1, 2015

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 27 January 2015

Calls for papers

Conference: Tracing the Path of Tolerance: History and Critique of a Political Concept from the Early Modern Period to the Contemporary Debate

May 26–27, 2015

University of Padua, Italy

Deadline: March 1, 2015

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Conference: Sociology of Islam: Reflection, Revision & Reconceptualization

June 25–27, 2015

Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

Deadline: January 30, 2015

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Seminar: Myth(s) in the Social Sciences and Humanities

May 13, 2015, 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM

University of York, UK

Deadline: March 2, 2015

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Panel series/Journal: Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence

AAR program unit

Deadline: N/A

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Journal: Glossolalia

Deadline: March 23, 2015

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Book series: Philosophy of Religion, De Gruyter Open

Deadline: February 28, 2015

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Conference

Sister Act: Female monasticism and the Arts across Europe ca. 1250–1550

March 13–14, 2015

London, UK

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Jobs

University Lecturer in the Study of Religion

University of Bergen, Norway

Deadline: February 2, 2015

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PhD scholarship: “Nature, culture, identity”

University of Tromsø, Norway

Deadline: February 12, 2015

More information (Norwegian)

Senior Lecturer/Associate Director in Women’s and Gender Studies

Vanderbilt University, USA

Deadline: February 1, 2015

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Mellon Visiting Assistant Professhorship

University of California Davis, USA

Deadline: March 9, 2015

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 19 January 2015

Esteemed subscribers,

Do you have a call for papers to announce? A conference? Workshop? Seminar? Symposium? Colloquium you’d like to share some information on? How about an anthology or a special journal issue?

If you would like to share it with us and other RSP subscribers, it will be our pleasure to include your call or announcement in our Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest, so please do not hesitate to forward such announcement to us at oppsdigest@religiousstudiesproject.com!

Calls for papers

Symposium: Society for the Study of Religion and Transhumanism

June 27, 2015

Lancaster University, UK

Deadline: March 31, 2015

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Book: De Gruyter Open: Inaugural volume on series on Hinduism

Deadline: February 28, 2015

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Conferences and events

Inform Winter Seminar: Innovation, Violence and Paralysis: How do Minority Religions Cope with Uncertainty?

February 7, 2015, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

London School of Economics, UK

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(Please note that, among all the interesting presentations featured, you will also find one by  our editor-in-chief, David Robertson.)

Ageing: Histories, Mythologies, Taboos

January 30–31, 2015

University of Bergen, Norway

More information (program, registration)

Building a Politics of Hope: Exploring the role and impact of faith-based leadership in local communities

February 24, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM

St Bride Foundation, London, UK

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Religion and Political Theory Centre lectures

February 3, March 23, July 9, 2015

UCL, UK

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Jobs

Junior Fellowships for Young Female Researchers/Postdoctoral Scholars

The Max Weber Center, University of Erfurt, Germany

Deadline: January 31, 2015

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 13 January 2015

Calls for papers

Conference: Religion, Conflict, & Boundary Maintenance

April 17–18, 2015

Indiana University, USA

Deadline: February 6, 2015

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Conference: Second Interdisciplinary Conference on Religion in Everyday Lives

March 21–22, 2015

Vienna, Austria

Deadline: March 10, 2015

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Book: Inaugural Volume of De Gruyter Open series on New Religious Movements

Deadline: February 15, 2015

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Conferences and events

What’s faith got to do with community and youth work?

January 28, 2015, 5:30–7 PM

University of London, UK

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Jobs

Six PhD Research Fellowships

University of Bergen, Norway

Deadline: February 9, 2015

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PhD studentship

York St John University, UK

Deadline: February 13, 2015

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Competition for postdoctoral fellowship

Université de Montréal, Canada

Deadline: January 15, 2015

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Awards

Donner Institute Prize 2015

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 9 December 2014

Welcome to the RSP opportunities digest!

Dear subscriber,

We are always grateful for your submissions and contributions to the opportunities digest, so please feel free to forward calls for papers, conference, job, grant notices etc. to us!

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 to oppsdigest@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

Conference: “‘Making all things new?’ Evangelii Gaudium and Ecumenical Mission

June 29–July 1, 2015

St John’s College, Cambridge

Deadline: February 18, 2015

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Conference: Astrology as Art: Representation and Practice

June 27–28, 2015

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Deadline: December 31, 2014

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Conference: Power and Speech: Mythology of the Social and the Sacred

June 10–12, 2015

Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland

Deadline: January 15, 2015

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Conference: Information and values: ethics, spirituality and religion

June 2015

Vienna, Austria

Deadline: February 27, 2015

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Anthology: Video Games and Religion: Methods and Approaches

Editors: Vit Sisler, Kerstin Radde-Antweiler, Xenia Zeiler

Deadline: January 15, 2015

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Journal: Princeton Theological Review Special Issue

Theme: Church for the World: Essays in Honor of the Retirement of Darrell L. Guder

Deadline: February 1, 2015

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Journal: Journal of Anthropology and Archaeology

Deadline: March 31, 2015

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Grants and awards

Donnerska institutets pris för framstående religionsforskning 2015

Deadline: January 31, 2015

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Jobs

Junior and Senior Fellows

Heidelberg University, Germany

Deadline: January 15, 2015

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Four major scholarships

Swedish Institute in Rome, Italy

Deadline: January 15, 2015

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15 fully funded PhD scholarships

Nottingham Trent University, UK

Deadline: December 12, 2014

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MPhil/PhD Religious Studies programme w/opportunities for funding

Goldsmiths, University of London UK

Deadline: January 14

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Postdoctoral fellowship

Université de Montréal, Canada

January 15, 2015

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PhD position

Durham University, UK

Deadline: January 26, 2015

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PhD position in research group “The Politics of Resources”

Berlin, Germany

Deadline: December 12, 2014

More information (German)

Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 2 December 2014

Welcome to the RSP opportunities digest!

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 to oppsdigest@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

Early Modern Women on Metaphysics, Religion and Science

March 21–23, 2015

Deadline: October 20, 2015

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Jobs

Post doctorant: Les controverses religieuses dans le Monde Méditerranéen

Laboratoire d’Excellence: Religions et Sociétés dans le Monde Méditerranéen

Deadline: January 5, 2015

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Four PhD scholarships

Cardiff University, UK

Deadline: January 30, 2015

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Two PhD positions:

University of Bergen, Norway

Deadline: January 2, 2015

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Four positions: Associate professors in the History of Religions, Cultural History, Museology and Cultural Heritage

University of Oslo, Norway

Deadline: February 16, 2015

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