Posts Tagged ‘opportunities’

October 24th, 2014

CFP: Religion, Gender and Body Politics

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The “Interdisciplinary Innovations in the Study of Religion and Gender: Postcolonial, Post-secular and Queer Perspectives” project has announced its final conference, initiated and coordinated by Anne-Marie Korte (Utrecht University) and Adriaan van Klinken (University of Leeds).

February 10th, 2014

SSRC job opening: Anxieties of democracy

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The Social Science Research Council seeks a Program Officer/Director for its Anxieties of Democracy program.

January 21st, 2014

CFP: Secularism and Secularity

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It was a successful first year for the Secularism and Secularity Program Unit of the American Academy of Religion, which sponsored or co-sponsored four panels at the AAR’s annual meeting in Baltimore this past November. The call for papers for the 2014 meeting in San Diego is now available, and the deadline for submissions is March […]

October 24th, 2013

Postdoctoral fellowship on religion and secularism

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The University of Wisconsin-Madison has announced the theme for the 2014-2016 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

October 2nd, 2013

CFP: Working with A Secular Age

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On March 6-8, 2014, the University of Bern will host an international conference entitled “Working with A Secular Age: Interdisciplinary Reflections on Charles Taylor’s Conception of the Secular.”

September 20th, 2013

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship opening at Williams College

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Williams College has posted an opportunity in the Department of Religion. The college seeks a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Islam in Context, a position that begins in the fall of 2014.

September 12th, 2013

CFP: Religion and the Liberal Order

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The Transatlantic Academy is seeking candidates to serve as resident Fellows from September 2014-June 2015 to examine the research theme, Religion and the Liberal Order.

September 6th, 2013

Opening at the Ford Foundation

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The Ford Foundation seeks a Program Officer for its work on religion in the public sphere.

August 9th, 2013

CFP: The Book of Mormon: Americanist Approaches

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Professors Jared Hickman and Elizabeth Fenton have put out a call for papers on The Book of Mormon for potential future publication.

July 24th, 2013

CFP: Varieties of Understanding

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The Varieties of Understanding project at Fordham University in New York is a three-year, $3.85 million initiative that aims to fund groundbreaking work in psychology, philosophy, theology, and religious studies.

July 23rd, 2013

CFP: Why Study Religion?

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Illinois State University Philosophy and Religious Studies Department has announced a call for papers for the upcoming conference on religion in higher education, Why Study Religion?, which will be held October 25-26, 2013.

July 11th, 2013

CFP: Gender & Society

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The Committee for the Study of Religion at the CUNY Graduate Center has announced a call for papers for its Special Issue of Gender & Society.

July 10th, 2013

CFP: The Religious Turn: Secular and Sacred Engagements in Literature and Theory

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The Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature will host its annual conference on The Religious Turn: Secular and Sacred Engagement in Literature and Theory at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA from May 15-17, 2014.

July 8th, 2013

CFP: Media and Religion

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The Center for Media, Religion, and Culture will hold its fifth annual conference on Media and Religion: The Global View in January 2014.

June 25th, 2013

Ways of Knowing: Graduate Conference on Religion

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Harvard Divinity School is hosting its annual Ways of Knowing conference for graduate students and young scholars who are studying religion in all different programs and disciplines. The conference will be held at Harvard Divinity School in Cambridge, MA on October 25-26, 2013 (more details here). The deadline to submit papers is July 1, 2013.

May 9th, 2013

Opportunity at the SSRC

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The Social Science Research Council seeks a Program Officer/Coordinator for its work on religion and the public sphere.

May 6th, 2013

CFP: Bridging Voices

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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.

March 14th, 2013

Program assistant openings at the SSRC

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The Social Science Research Council is currently seeking program assistants in two of its Africa programs.

March 7th, 2013

CFP: Global Secularisms

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The Global Liberal Studies Program at New York University will hold its inaugural conference entitled Global Secularisms in New York City from November 15-16, 2013.

February 22nd, 2013

CFP: Is the Post-Colonial Post-Secular?

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The Religion Department at Syracuse University will be hosting a conference this fall (September 20-21) entitled,  “Is the Post-Colonial Post-Secular?”

February 19th, 2013

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Secularism and New Religiosities

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The University of Göttingen has announced the launch of a research network (CETREN) focused on ‘The Politics of the New.”

January 31st, 2013

CFP: Secularism and Secularity

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In November we published the proposal for a new American Academy of Religion program unit—Secularism and Secularity.

January 16th, 2013

Religion fellowships for journalists

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This month, the International Reporting Project at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies announced two new religion fellowships for journalists.

January 8th, 2013

Postdoctoral Fellowship in International Humanities

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Brown University’s Department of Religious Studies has just announced a new fellowship.

January 7th, 2013

Interdisciplinary Congregational Studies Fellowships

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An interdisciplinary call for applications for Congregational Studies Fellowships has been released.

December 7th, 2012

CFP: Religion in modern democracies

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From June 3rd to June 7th, 2013, the Forum Scientiarum of Tübingen University, will host an interdisciplinary summer school on the work of Charles Taylor.

October 12th, 2012

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

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The Woodrow Wilson Foundation is currently accepting applications for the Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship.

September 12th, 2012

CFP: 2013 Telos Conference

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The 2013 Telos Conference is currently seeking paper submissions on the subject of Religion and Politics in a Post-Secular World.

August 22nd, 2012

Call for Applications: Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study

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Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) has recently announced a call for fellowship applications.

June 26th, 2012

Knight Grants for Reporting on Religion and Public Life

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The Knight Program at the USC  Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism is accepting applications until July 1st, for the Knight Grants for Reporting on Religion and Public Life.

June 12th, 2012

Council on Foreign Relations fellowship

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The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is currently accepting applications for the International Affairs Fellowship (IAF).

April 4th, 2012

CFP: “Radical Secularization?”

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September 20-22, 2012, Universiteit Antwerpen will host a conference on secularization theory.

March 21st, 2012

New journal: Regulating Religion

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The Religion and Diversity Project, hosted at the University of Ottawa, is currently accepting papers for publication in Regulating Religion, a new e-journal for graduate student work.

March 16th, 2012

Postdoc fellowship: New Circles of Learning for Engaged Scholars Studying Congregations

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The Boston University School of Theology is seeking a Research Fellow in Congregational Studies for a three-year period, beginning June 1, 2012.

March 6th, 2012

Postdoc fellowship: The Bible and Antiquity in 19th-Century Culture

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The Centre for Research in Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Cambridge is accepting applications for six postdoc fellowships in relation to a new project, The Bible and Antiquity in Nineteenth-Century Culture.

January 3rd, 2012

CFP: “Pray, Kill, Eat”

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The Religion Graduate Students’ Association of Columbia University is accepting proposals for its eighth annual conference, Pray, Kill, Eat: Relating to Animals across Religious Traditions. The conference will take place Friday, April 20, 2012, at Columbia, with keynote speakers Wendy Doniger (University of Chicago) and Kimberly C. Patton (Harvard Divinity School). Details below.

December 12th, 2011

2012 Lake Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

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The Lake Institute on Faith and Giving at the Center on Philanthropy, Indiana University, is currently fielding applications for the 2012 Lake Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship.

November 16th, 2011

NDSP: December 1 deadline for Letters of Intent

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The deadline for submitting Letters of Intent to New Directions in the Study of Prayer (NDSP), a new project and grants program of the SSRC, is almost here! Applicants must submit Letters of Intent and supporting materials to religion@ssrc.org no later than 5:00PM EST on December 1, 2011.

October 11th, 2011

RFP: New Directions in the Study of Prayer

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The Social Science Research Council recently announced the launch of a new project and grants program entitled “New Directions in the Study of Prayer.”

September 20th, 2011

New directions in the study of prayer

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The Social Science Research Council has just announced the launch of a major new project and grants program entitled “New Directions in the Study of Prayer.”

August 12th, 2011

Sociology of Religion Study Group Annual Conference

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SOCREL, the British Sociological Association’s study group on Religion, is now accepting abstract submissions for its 2012 annual conference. The conference will be held at the University of Chester, UK, March 28-30, 2012. Plenary speakers include Tariq Modood (University of Bristol), Elaine Graham (University of Chester), and Sean McCloud (University of North Carolina). According to the call for abstracts, the conference is on religion and (in)equalities.

June 30th, 2011

New fellowship opportunities for African faculty

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The Social Science Research Council has announced three new fellowship opportunities for African faculty researching topics related to peace, security, and development. The Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program “responds to a shortage of well-trained faculty now reaching crisis proportions in African higher education.”

May 5th, 2011

CFP: Conference on Inter-Asian Connections III

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The Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, the University of Hong Kong, the National University of Singapore, and the Social Science Research Council have announced plans for the third Conference on Inter-Asian Connections, to be held June 6-8, 2012. This year’s conference will include a workshop directed by Christophe Jaffrelot and Mirjam Künkler on Networks of Religious Learning and the Dissemination of Religious Knowledge in Asia.

May 3rd, 2011

CFP: “Ethics, Religion, and Civil Discourse”

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How might schools play a role in encouraging or discouraging civil discourse across religious and political lines? The National Endowment for the Humanities announces a two-year project designed to explore these issues, housed in the Philosophy Department at Fresno State. The department has issued a call for papers for an inaugural conference for the program, which will take place October 13-15, 2011, and will be followed by an edited volume and a workshop for teachers on how to cultivate civility in an increasingly religiously diverse classroom environment.

April 19th, 2011

CFP: Knight Grants for Reporting on Religion and American Public Life

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A new grants program for journalists, sponsored by the Knight Program at the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism:

Knight Grants for Reporting on Religion and American Public Life, sponsored by the Knight Program at the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, provides funding for projects that explore how religion — morals, values, spirituality and the search for meaning — shapes responses to social issues, including housing, health care, poverty, sexuality, immigration, economic equity, and civil rights in the US.

April 12th, 2011

Summer Institute on Religion & the Urban Environment, Shanghai University

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Shanghai University and The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen, are holding a Summer Institute at Shanghai University from August 22 to August 26, 2011. The program is open to M.A. and PhD. students in the social sciences, media studies, architecture, and urban design who want to work on research on Shanghai.

February 15th, 2011

2011 UCSIA Summer School in Religion, Culture and Society

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The UCSIA in Antwerp, Belgium, is calling for applications for its 2011 Summer School in Religion, Culture and Society. The one-week program will take place from August 28-September 4, 2011. The summer school brings together a group of thirty Ph.D. students and postdoctoral researchers from around the world for classes taught by established scholars. Faculty in past years have included Steve Bruce, Robert Hefner, and Tariq Modood. Participants also have the opportunity to present their own research. This year’s topic is Religion and International Relations. Room, board, and tuition are covered for participants. While participants must pay for their own travel to Antwerp, a limited number of partial travel grants may be available. Applications are due by April 17, 2011.

February 9th, 2011

SSRC announces dissertation workshop faculty

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The Social Science Research Council has announced that Scott Appleby, Qamar-ul Huda, Cecelia Lynch, Ebrahim Moosa, and Danilyn Rutherford will lead its 2011 Religion and International Affairs Dissertation Workshop.

January 18th, 2011

CFP: Women, Religion, Conflict and Peace

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The U.S. Institute of Peace’s Religion and Peacemaking Center, Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, and the World Faiths Development Dialogue have issued a Call for Papers for a September 2011 symposium entitled “Women, Religion, Conflict and Peace: Exploring the Invisible.”

January 5th, 2011

CFP: “Empowerment and the Sacred”

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The Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies (University of Leeds) is issuing a call for papers for “Empowerment and the Sacred,” an interdisciplinary conference to be held June 24-26, 2011.