Religious Studies Opportunities Digest – 16 May 2017

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

September 14–15, 2017

Bedford, United Kingdom

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Calls for papers

Anthology: Routledge International Handbook of Religion in Global Society

Deadline: July 15, 2017

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Conference: International Congress on Higher Religious Education

November 16–19, 2017

Istanbul, Turkey

Deadline: June 22, 2017

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Conference: International Kraków Study of Religions Symposium: Religion and Cultural Shifts: From Axial Age to (Post-)Secular Age

November 13–15, 2017

Kraków, Poland

Deadline: May 19, 2017

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Conference: Faith and Peaceful Relations: Faith in the Care System: Addressing the Diverse Needs of Children

July 5, 2017

Coventry University, UK

Deadline: May 22, 2017

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Conference: Open Conference: Section on Sociology of Religion

December 7–9, 2017

Rastatt, Germany

Deadline: May 31, 2017

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Conference panel: BASR: Narratives of Artificial Intelligence and Religion

September 4–6, 2017

Deadline: May 19, 2017

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Journal: La Rosa di Paracelso

Special issue: Diabolus in singulis est: The Devil, Satan and Lucifer

Deadline: May 20, 2017

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Conference: Sacred Space and Sacred places. Expressions and Experiences of Lived Religion

May 23–25, 2017

Bari, Italy

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Visiting Scholar: Jewish Studies

Indiana University, USA

Deadline: December 31, 2017

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Buddhist Studies Research Scholar

Buddhist Digital Resource Center, Inc., USA

Deadline: July 31, 2017

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Full Professorship: Jewish Religion and Philosophy

University of Potsdam, Germany

Deadline: May 26, 2017

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Lecturer: Religious Studies

Washington University in St. Louis, USA

Deadline: June 2, 2017

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Project Manager and Four Postdoctoral Positions: Mapping Ancient Polytheisms. Cult Epithets as an Interface between Religious Systems and Human Agency

Deadline: May 30, 2017

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Two PhD Positions: Ancient Near East Studies and Biblical Studies

University of Tartu, Estonia

Deadline: June 1, 2017

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Calls for papers

Conference: EASR 2017

September 18–21, 2017

University of Leuven, Belgium

Deadline: October 30, 2016

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Conference: BSA: Recovering the Social: Personal Troubles and Public Issues

April 4–6, 2017

University of Manchester, UK

Deadline: October 14, 2016

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Conference: British Association for Islamic Studies

April 11–13, 2017

University of Chester, UK

Deadline: November 30, 2016

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Conference: Irreverence and the Sacred: Critical Studies in the History of Religion

November 4–6, 2016

University of Chicago, USA

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Conference: Old Norse Mythology: Paganism Past

October 29–30, 2016

University of California, Berkely, USA

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Conference: Megachurches and Social Engagement in London

November 1, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

London, UK

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Public forum: Muslim Immigration in Europe: Masculinity, Politics, and Law

September 23, 2016, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Cork, Ireland

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Assistant Professor: Sociology of Religion

University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Deadline: September 28, 2016

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Assistant Professor: Islamic Studies

University of Southern California, USA

Deadline: December 11, 2016

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Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professorships: Qur’anic Studies and Muslims in America

University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, USA

Deadline: October 17, 2016

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Joint professorship: Race, Religion and the African Diaspora

University of Virginia, USA

Deadline: October 25, 2016

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Postdoctoral Fellow: Islamic Art or Art of the Ancient Americas

Washington University in St. Louis, USA

Deadline: December 13, 2016

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Research Fellowships: Social Policy

University of South Wales, UK

Deadline: October 14, 2016

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1-Year Fellowships at the Max Weber Kolleg

University of Erfurt

Deadline: October 1, 2016

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PhD Scholarships: Buddhist Studies

LMU München, Germany

Deadline: October 16, 2016

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Editorial Board: Sociology

Deadline: October 10, 2016

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