Funding & Opportunities

Please send notice of any funding opportunities (including scholarships or grants) or opportunities for collaborating (e.g. workshops, post-doctoral research programs) to Samiksa Love, CSSR/SCÉR Website Administrator, for posting here.

De Gruyter Prize in the Study of Islam and the Muslim World now open

The Fourth Round of the BRAIS – De Gruyter Prize in the Study of Islam and the Muslim World is now open for submissions.

Coordinator needed for mentoring program - IAHR-WSN

Dear members of the steering committee for IAHR-WSN,

Here is an update on the latest events and also a call for a coordinator for the mentoring program.

At the moment the network has the following resources:

A Facebook group where members can post announcements about conferences, research grants, job opportunities etc. The Facebook group has 531 members and works well. In general, there are new postings every week. The Fb-group works as a platform for information. We would like to encourage more members to make postings and also to initiate discussions.

Research Awards 2019 - IRDC (International Development Research Centre)

IDRC Research Awards 2019
Call for
Agriculture and Food Security, Climate Change, Food, Environment, and Health, Employment and Growth, Foundations for Innovation, Governance and Justice, Maternal and Child Health, Networked Economies, Centre of Excellence for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems, Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund

September 5, 2018 by 4:00 PM (EDT)

January to December 2019 (12 months)

Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Toronto in South Asian Studies

The Centre for South Asian Civilizations at the University of Toronto invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow in South Asian Studies. The appointment will begin on September 1, 2018. The post is for a period of 2 years with the possibility of extension after successful review.

Candidates working in any field of South Asian Studies are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will have demonstrated expertise in one or more research languages and be able to work with primary source archives.

Postdoctoral Scholar at The Humanities and Social Change Center - University of California, Santa Barbara

Postdoctoral Scholar at The Humanities and Social Change Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara, 2018-2019

The Humanities and Social Change Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for the position of postdoctoral scholar for the academic year 2018-2019.

"Teaching Against Islamophobia" - Workshop Co-Sponsored with the American Academy of Religion

Teaching Against Islamophobia
Workshop Co-Sponsored with the American Academy of Religion
Anti-Muslim bigotry and racism have risen to epidemic proportions in the United States and Europe. The Wabash Center and the American Academy of Religion recognize the importance of equipping a broad array of religion scholars with the pedagogical knowledge, tools, and strategies to teach about, and against, anti-Muslim prejudice. For this reason, the two organizations are co-sponsoring a workshop entitled, “Teaching Against Islamophobia.”

Graduate Research Assistant in Islam and Muslims in Canada for Spring/Summer 2018

Dear colleagues,

Please share this announcement with your graduate students, particularly with those working on Islam and Muslims in Canada:

The deadline is to apply is April 20th, 2018. Applicants should be full-time students.

Baker Post-Doctoral Fellow in Religion and Material Culture - Queen's University

The School of Religion, Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen's University invites applications for a Baker Post-Doctoral Fellow position with a specialization in Religion and Material Culture, with a starting date of July 1, 2018.

Click here to see PDF with details

Doctoral Research Position Examining Islam in the Canadian North - University of Southern Denmark

Could you please share this among your MA students?

Dietrich Jung and Martin Ledstrup (University of Southern Denmark) are looking for a PhD student to be part of a research grant for research that would begin in the fall of 2018. The student must relocate to Denmark for her/his PhD, but undertake research in Whitehorse and Yellowknife. Please see the attached for more info.

PhD and Postdoc positions at the Max Planck Institute

Doctoral and Postdoctoral Researchers


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