Funding & Opportunities

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9 Doctoral Scholarships and 10 Doctoral Fellowships at the University of Cologne

Dear list members,

Starting April 1, 2018, the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne, the integrated graduate school of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Cologne, will again provide doctoral scholarships and doctoral fellowships. Both announcements might be of interest for researchers from the fields of religious studies, cultural studies or anthropology, from Germany and abroad alike. The application deadline for both announcements is November 03, 2017.

Fellowships at the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society at University of Victoria

The Centre for Studies in Religion and Society at UVic offers fellowships ($5000 plus a private office for a year) to people in the thesis or dissertation phases of their graduate programs. Visits of less than a year are also possible.

2 PhD scholarships for dissertations on Buddhism at the LMU, Munich

The Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany offers two PhD scholarships for dissertation projects related to Buddhism.

Deadline for applications: 22 October 2017
Start of scholarship: Summer or autumn 2018
Duration of scholarship: 3 or 4 years
Scholarship amount: EUR1000 per month + insurance + support for rent + EUR460 per year + lump sums for travel
Scholarship donor: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

1 Post-doctoral Research Fellowship and 2 PhD studentships for ERC project on contemporary Shi'i Islam at University of Birmingham

The Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Birmingham seeks to appoint 1 Post-doctoral Research Fellow and to award 2 PhD studentships to work on the ERC-funded project ‘Creating an Alternative umma: Clerical Authority and Religio-political Mobilisation in Transnational Shii Islam (ALTERUMMA)’ project, led by Professor Oliver Scharbrodt. This interdisciplinary project investigates the transformation of Shii Islam in the Middle East and Europe since the 1950s.

You are invited to use RelBib (open access database) which is now ready for testing

Dear members of the Canadian Society for the Study of Religion!

RelBib, the alpha version of a new open access database for Religious Studies, is now open for testing. Sponsored by the Specialized Information Service Religious Studies (Fachinformationsdienst Religionswissenschaft) at Tübingen University Library / Germany, RelBib is internationally accessible for free. For searching in RelBib no password is needed. Only for the use of some special features can a login account be created for free.

Research Vacancy - Islam-UK Centre Cardiff University

Research Associate in British Muslim Studies
Job code: 6273BR

Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Migration Studies -- Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities of Kaunas University of Technology

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW

The Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities of Kaunas University of Technology is committed to the development of creative personalities, local and global citizens, humanistic in spirit and technological in practice. We are expanding our research activities and looking to appoint

Applications are invited for a full-time position, with a contract of up to 24 months, starting 1 October 2017. The annual salary is 19,200 EUR (before taxes) plus additional 800 EUR for travel-related expenses.

MA Scholarship - Islam in Contemporary Britain at Cardiff University

MA Scholarship - Islam in Contemporary Britain at Cardiff University

We have one remaining fully-funded Jameel Scholarship for the MA ‘Islam in Contemporary Britain’ at the Islam-UK Centre at Cardiff University for academic year 2017/18. Closing date: 12th June. Details on how to apply are here:

http://sites.cardiff.ac.uk/islamukcentre/2017-ma-jameel-scholarships/

Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society

Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society

Click here to download details in PDF form

Are you curious about the relationships between religious and spiritual phenomena and a region’s distinctive historical, cultural, natural, and political characteristics? Would you like to be integrally involved in an innovative research project at the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society at the University of Victoria?

Post-Doctoral Researcher -- Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity

Dear colleagues,

Please, find attached (click here to download detailed PDF) a call for applications for a postdoctoral position at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity:

Post-Doctoral Researcher: Project on the social implications of legal statuses and determination processes among recent asylum-seekers

Deadline for all applications is 17.00 pm Friday 26 May 2017.

Best,
Julia

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