As it happens, just two and a half weeks ago, I was in the audience of a panel called ‘Rethinking Theory, Methods, and Data: A Conversation between Religious Studies and Sociology of Religion’ presented at the annual conference of the American Academy of Religion. The panel was advertised as a
Calls for papers
Freedom of/for/from/within Religion: Differing DImensions of a Common Right?
September 8–11, 2016
Deadline: March 31, 2016
Public Religions and Their Secrets, Secret Religions and Their Publics
October 27–28, 2016
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Deadline: April 1, 2016
More information: Conference, Master Class
CHAOS-symposium: Religion og materialitet
April 29–30, 2016
University of Bergen, Norway
Deadline: March 1,
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In this interview, Russell McCutcheon and Aaron Hughes discuss the North American Association for the Study of Religion (NAASR), an international organization dedicated to historical, critical, and social scientific approaches to the study of religion.
We are pleased to bring you this week’s opportunities digest!
We would like to express our gratitude to everyone who has forwarded notifications. On that note, we would also like to encourage you to continue to do so (and invite those who remain hesitant to begin)!
It is super easy to have a Religious
Calls for papers
Conference: In Search of the Origins of Religions
September 11–13, 2015
Deadline: March 1, 2015
More information (French, English)
Conference: Second Undegraduate Conference on Religion and Culture
March 28, 2015
Syracuse, NY, USA
Deadline: February 15, 2015
Symposium: Society for the Study of Religion and Transhumanism (SSRT)
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What does it mean to teach or research religious studies digitally?
Does religious “data” make digital religious studies distinct within the digital humanities?
What is a digital religious studies research project you think more people should know about?
How can departments and the field better support digital methods and pedagogies?
Six scholars gathered at the AAR’s groundbreaking THATCamp to discuss these questions and more!
” It is truly lovely to have met so many nice people when I arrived at the conference knowing virtually no one. My planned early night is yet again railroaded by the “couple” of “quick” emails I had to send, and I crawl into bed just before midnight. Despite the exhaustion, it is difficult to sleep on account of the whirring mind induced by the weekend’s conversations.”
This CFP is the result of a discussion a few of us [yes, Chris actually did participate] have been having about putting together an exploratory session at this year’s AAR, in the hope that we can create a group within the AAR yearly program to deal with irreligion/nonreligion and secularism
The American Academy of Religion – Religious Studies News, has announced a call for papers in a large number of categories. For further details and the full list of 60 categories click here.
The submission system will open on 13 February 2012 and the deadline is 5 March 2012.
Religious Studies News