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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 28 March 2017

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Calls for papers

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

July 12–14, 2017

University of Leeds, UK

Deadline: April 28, 2017

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Conference: Verbal Charms and Narrative Genres

December 8–10, 2017

Budapest, Hungary

Deadline: May 1, 2017

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Conference: ISASR: Religion, Myth and Migration

June 16, 2017

Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland

Deadline: April 10, 2017

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Conference: Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Religious Tourism

October 26–27, 2017

Beijing, China

Deadline: June 1, 2017

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New journal: The Journal of Festive Studies

First issue

Deadline: November 1, 2017

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Events

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

June 15, 2017

Ghent, Belgium

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Workshop: Irish Network for the Study of Esotericism and Paganism

March 31, 2017

University College Cork, UK

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Open access

Journal: Anthropology & Materialism

Special issue: Walter Benjamin and philosophy

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Jobs and funding

Postdoctoral Research Fellows: Religion, science, atheism

University of Queensland, Australia

Deadline: April 16, 2017

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Racialization of Islam

Yale University, USA

Deadline: April 21, 2017

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow: East Asian Buddhism

University of British Columbia, Canada

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

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Tenure-Track Faculty Position: Hassenfeld Chair in Islamic Studies

Brandeis University, USA

Deadline: June 21, 2017

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Professorship: History of Religion and the Religious in Europe

University of Konstanz, Germany

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

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University Lecturer: Religion in International Relations

Leiden University, The Netherlands

Deadline: April 17, 2017

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EASR 2017 Bursaries

Deadline: May 18, 2017

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 10 January 2017

Dear subscriber,

Please note this week’s special opportunity from the RSP itself! Want to become part of our vital team? Scroll all the way down to “Jobs” (but do stop by the other opportunities on the way… :)).

Do you have a call for papers, an event announcement, a job vacancy, grant or award you would like others to distribute?

How about having your notification posted with the Religious Studies Project’s weekly Opportunities Digest? It’s easy, just send them to oppsdigest@religiousstudiesproject.com, which is now back in order!

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Thank you!

You can find previous Opportunities Digests here: https://www.religiousstudiesproject.com/categ…/opportunities/

Calls for papers

Conference: Creatures of the Night: Mythologies of the Otherworld and Its Denizens

June 8–10, 2017

University of Edinburgh, UK

Deadline: March 15, 2017

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Conference: The Beasts of the Forest: Denizens of the Dark Woods

July, 2017 (date TBA)

St Mary’s University, UK

Deadline: April 14, 2017

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Conference: The Talking Sky: Myths and Meaning in Celestial Spheres

July 1–2, 2017

Bath, UK

Deadline: January 15, 2017

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Conference: The Place of Religion in Film

March 30–April 1, 2017

Syracuse University, USA

Deadline (extended): January 15, 2017

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Conference: Egyptian and Eastern Cults in the Roman Empire

June 15–18, 2017

Szombathely/Savaria, Hungary

Deadline: March 1, 2017

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Conference panel: SISR/ISSR: Global Pentecostal Charismatic Christianities

July 4–7, 2017

Lausanne, Switzerland

Deadline: January 10, 2017

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Conference panel: ESA: Sociology of Religion: Religion and (Un)Making Europe: Capitalism, Solidarities, Subjectivities

August 29–September 1, 2017

Deadline: February 1, 2017

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Journal: Open Theology

Special issue: Phenomenology of Religious Experience

Deadline: June 1, 2017

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Workshop: Ritual ‘Litter’ Redressed

May 5, 2017

University of Hertfordshire, UK

Deadline: January 15, 2017

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Open access

Journal: Journal for the Study of Religious Experience

Special issue: Fieldwork in Religion: Bodily Experience and Ethnographic Knowledge

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Jobs

Interviewers and audio interns

Religious Studies Project

Deadline: January 23, 2017

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 6 December 2016

Dear subscriber,

Do you have a call for papers, an event announcement, a job vacancy, grant or award you would like others to distribute?

How about having your notification posted with the Religious Studies Project’s weekly Opportunities Digest? It’s easy, just send them to oppsdigest@religiousstudiesproject.com, which is now back in order!

Don’t worry if you keep sending to oppsdigest@gmail.com; e-mails will be forwarded to the proper address.

Thank you!

You can find previous Opportunities Digests here: https://www.religiousstudiesproject.com/categ…/opportunities/

Calls for papers

Congress: Chilean Society for the Sciences of Religions: Dialog, eduction and religious tolerance

May 23–26, 2017

Concepción, Chile

Deadline: N/A

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ISSR panel: Global Pentecostal Charismatic Christianities

July 4–7, 2017

Lausanne, Switzerland

Deadline: January 10, 2017

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Journal: Scuola Democratia

Special issue: “Schools and Religious Identities: Challenges and Dilemmas of the New Millennium”

Deadline: January 15, 2017

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Symposium: CenSAMM I: Violence and Millenarian Movements

April 6–7, 2017

Bedford, UK

Deadline: December 31, 2016

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Workshop: Religion & Heritage on Display

February 4, 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

London, UK

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Events

Conference: EASR 2018: Multiple Religious Identities

June 17–21

Bern, Switzerland

More information to follow in February 2017

Conference: Mythology and “Nation Building”: N.F.S. Grundtvig and His Contemporaries

January 26–27, 2017

Paris, France

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Exhibition: Aftermath Dislocation Principle

December 13–23, 2016

Bedford, UK

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Open access

Journal: Open Theology

Special issue: “Religion and Race”

Table of contents

Jobs

Assistant Professor: Religious Studies

St. Thomas University, Canada
Deadline: January 13, 2017

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Lecturer: Archaeology and Ancient History

University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Deadline: December 16, 2016

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M.A. Scholarships: Jameel

Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK

Deadline: March 20, 2017

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Ph.D. Studentships: Theology and Religious Studies

University of Leeds, UK

Deadline: February 1, 2017

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor: History of Comparative Religion

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Deadline: January 15, 2017

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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

More information (Norwegian)

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 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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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 19 May 2015

Esteemed subscriber,

We are sorry to inform you that there was a mix-up with the digest today! Specifically regarding the “Rethinking Religions” postgraduate conference and the special issue of Studi e Materiali di Storia delle Religioni. Please see below for the correct(ed) information.

 

Calls for papers

Special issue: Religion

Theme: Religion and Journalism

Deadline: January 1, 2016

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Special Issue: Studi e Materiale di Storia delle Religioni

 

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

Deadline: December 31, 2015

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Workshop: “Longing, Suffering, and Love in Mystical Theory and Practice”

July 31–August 1, 2015

University of Konstanz, Germany

Deadline: June 1, 2015

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BASR panel: Religion in the Global and Local: Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Challenges

September 7–9, 2015

University of Kent, 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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Events

The ‘Arab Spring’ and Contemporary Cultural Production from the Maghreb

June 5, 2015

St. Antony’s College, Oxford, UK

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Symposium on Faith and Feminism

May 28, 2015

University of Derby, UK

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Studying God’s Languages: Scholars of Hebrew and Arabic in Early Modern Europe

May 29, 2015

Warburg Institute, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Power and Speech: Mythology of the Social and the Sacred

June 10–12, 2015

Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland

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Open Access

Journal: Approaching Religion

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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 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

More information (.doc, .pdf)

Jobs

PhD studentships

Kingston University, UK

Deadline: March 20, 2015

More information

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

Cardiff University, UK

Deadline: April 3, 2015

More information (Social Science; Islamic Studies)

Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 6 January 2015

We wish to thank all of our subscribers for following us in 2014 and a happy new 2015!

We continue to ask that you remember us when you receive those nice and shiny calls for papers, event announcements and job vacancies!

This oppsdigest features a CfP for a webinar involving our two editors-in-chief—both of whom you know so well from the RSP podcasts—Christopher Cotter and David Robertson!

Calls for papers

Call for Undergraduate Participants: Online Seminar on Religion and Critical Theory

1st meeting: February 6, 2015. 1:00–3:00 PM.

2nd meeting: February 13, 2015. 1:00–3:30 PM.

Deadline: January 24, 2015

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New approaches in Social Sciences and the Study of Ancient Religion

November 21–24, 2016

Atlanta, GA, USA

Deadline: March 4, 2015

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Empire and the Media of Religion: A Workshop on Comparative Approaches to the Study of Religion in the Greco-Roman Imperial Era and Early China

May 21–22, 2015

UCLA, USA

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Conferences and events

Joint annual meeting: Society for Classical Studies and the Archaeological Institute of America

January 8–11, 2015

New Orleans, LA, USA

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L’asymétrie sexuelle dans les différentes traditions bouddhiques à travers le prisme de l’ordination et de l’éducation des nonnes

January 16, 2015. 9:30 AM – 6 PM

Nanterre, France

More information (French)

Open access

New journal: Gamevironments

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Religious Studies Project Opportunities Digest – 11 November 2014

Welcome to this week’s RSP Opportunities Digest!

  • 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

Transatlantic Roundtable on Religion and Race

July 1–3, 2015

University of London, UK

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Book proposals: De Gruyter Open

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New journal: Entangled Religions

Topic: Unspecified

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Journal: Open Theology

Topic: Manichaeism

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TAG panel: Cataloguing Magic: The complex biographies of ritual objects in museum contexts

December 15–17, 2014

University of Manchester, UK

Deadline: N/A

More information (panel)

Conferences and events

Islam & Authority In The Global World: Karim Aga Khan And The Ismaili Community

November 13, 2014

FIU, Miami, USA

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Does Anti-Judaism have a history?

November 18, 2014

Universität Hauptgebäude, Germany

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Jobs

AHRC/School doctoral studentships

University of Kent, UK

Deadline: January 14, 2015

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Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship scheme (2015 round)

Deadline: November 24, 2014

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Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Study of Religion

Durham University, UK

Deadline: December 15, 2014

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Material and open access

New journal: Entangled Religions

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