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.

PhD Studentship: Religion, Belief and Progressive Localism -- University of London

PhD Studentship: Religion, Belief and Progressive Localism

Fully-funded Ph.D in Progressive Localism: the search for new partnerships and forms of co-production between local authority, faith sector and third sector actors as a response to ongoing austerity, increased despair and inequality and decline in institutional resources and knowledge.

Three years full-time to start January 2018. The Ph.D scholarship is for a total of £25,170 over three years to cover fees (£4,195 p/a) and maintenance (£4,195 p/a).

Stage postdoctoral du CRIDAQ 2018-2019/ CRIDAQ 2018-2019 Postdoctoral Fellowship

Stage postdoctoral du CRIDAQ 2018-2019/ CRIDAQ 2018-2019 Postdoctoral Fellowship

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Graduate Student Fellowship at the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society

Dear All,

Here’s a poster (click to download PDF) for a grad student fellowship at the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society. It comes with 5K, a private office, and access to the CSRS community. It’s meant for people working on their dissertations/theses who will spend a year within this supportive community. Shorter visits could be negotiated, too. The deadline is November 17th for fellowships between roughly summer 2018 and summer 2019.

Two PhD Scholarships -- Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies at LMU München

Dear Colleagues,

I once again would like to direct your attention to the current announcement of two PhD scholarships offered by the Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies at LMU München.
We are still accepting applications; the deadline is October 22nd. You can find more information on our homepage:

Best wishes,
Simone Heidegger

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


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