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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 – 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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