On Friday, March 6th, 2015, the University of Chicago Divinity School and the Martin Marty Center will host “The Psychology of Religion/The Religion of Psychology,” a conference exploring the relation between two problem children of modernity.
Posts Tagged ‘opportunities’
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).
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 […]
The University of Wisconsin-Madison has announced the theme for the 2014-2016 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
The Center for Media, Religion, and Culture will hold its fifth annual conference on Media and Religion: The Global View in January 2014.
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.
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.
The Religion Department at Syracuse University will be hosting a conference this fall (September 20-21) entitled, “Is the Post-Colonial Post-Secular?”
The University of Göttingen has announced the launch of a research network (CETREN) focused on ‘The Politics of the New.”
In November we published the proposal for a new American Academy of Religion program unit—Secularism and Secularity.
This month, the International Reporting Project at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies announced two new religion fellowships for journalists.
Brown University’s Department of Religious Studies has just announced a new fellowship.
An interdisciplinary call for applications for Congregational Studies Fellowships has been released.
The 2013 Telos Conference is currently seeking paper submissions on the subject of Religion and Politics in a Post-Secular World.
Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) has recently announced a call for fellowship applications.
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.
The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is currently accepting applications for the International Affairs Fellowship (IAF).
September 20-22, 2012, Universiteit Antwerpen will host a conference on secularization theory.
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.
The Boston University School of Theology is seeking a Research Fellow in Congregational Studies for a three-year period, beginning June 1, 2012.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5:00PM EST on December 1, 2011.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”