Over at The Huffington Post, Norris J. Chumley writes on the growing influence of online forums and journals in the academic world of religion.Read the rest of Digital publishing and the academic study of religion.
Wei Zhu is a program assistant for the SSRC program on Religion and the Public Sphere and an editorial assistant for The Immanent Frame. He graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in Economics and in International Relations.
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The British Council has recently announced the launch of Bridging Voices, a grants program aimed at promoting improved understanding of the role religion plays in public life and international affairs through a series of transatlantic academic and policy dialogues and outreach activities.Read the rest of CFP: Bridging Voices.
The Social Science Research Council is currently seeking program assistants in two of its Africa programs.Read the rest of Program assistant openings at the SSRC.
On March 1st and 2nd, 2013, the Social Science Research Council and the University of California Humanities Research Institute will co-sponsor a conference at the University of California, Irvine entitled “After Secularization.”Read the rest of Conference: After Secularization.
Noting that “nearly all of the white Americans who drifted away from organized religion in the last few decades were liberals,” Claude Fischer worries worries that this is problematic for both the left and the right.Read the rest of The alienation of religion from the left.
Over at Theos, a British think tank working in the area of religion, politics and society, recently released a new report asking: “Is there a ‘Religious Right’ emerging in Britain?“Read the rest of Religious right in the United Kingdom?.