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 CSSR/SCÉR web administrator, Yasaman Samīkṣā Munro, for posting here.

Call for Applications - Public Religion, Spirituality and Lifestyle - UCSIA Summer School - 28 August-3 September 2016, Antwerp

Dear all,

We would like to draw your attention to the call for applications for the 2016 UCSIA summer school on “Religion, Culture and Society: Entanglement and Confrontation”. This summer school is a one-week course taking place from Sunday 28th of August until Sunday 3rd of September 2016 (dates of arrival and departure). This year the programme will focus on the topic of Public Religion, Spirituality and Lifestyle


PhD Studentship: the impact of Three Faiths Forum in fostering peaceful relations, Coventry University

Dear colleagues,

Please circulate to MA students/graduates:

PhD Studentship: the role and impact of 3 Faiths Forum in fostering peaceful relations (Funded)

Coventry University is offering one full-time PhD studentship to a well-qualified individual, to start in September 2016. The studentship will support our partnership with 3FF (Three Faiths Forum), one of the leading interfaith and intercultural organisations in the UK.

Post-doctoral position — Department of Religion, Philosophy and History, University of Agder

Post-doctoral position

The University of Agder invites applications for a fixed term 100% position for a period of three years as a post-doctoral fellow. The position is linked to the department of Religion, Philosophy and History, and is located in Kristiansand, Norway. The starting date is July 1st 2016 or by agreement.

Incoming post-doc fellowships in Law and Religion — University of Louvain, December 2015

University of Louvain (UCL-Belgium) - Incoming post-doc fellowships -
Law and Religion

Seeking submissions for CCMET Article Prize - history of migration and ethnicity in Canada - Deadline January 10, 2016

Seeking submissions for 2015 Canadian Committee on Migration, Ethnicity and Transnationalism article prize.

3 year AHRC / ESRC funded project on narratives of Islam on UK university campuses

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Please follow the link below for details of an early career research post, which is part of a 3 year AHRC / ESRC funded project that will examine narratives of Islam on UK university campuses.

The successful applicant will work as part of a cross-university team including Prof Alison Scott-Baumann (SOAS), Dr Shuruq Naguib (University of Lancaster), Dr Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor (University of Derby) and Dr Mathew Guest (Durham University).

Funded PhD Studentship in Social Futures at Lancaster University


Lancaster University is seeking exceptional people to help set up and develop a major new Institute for Social Futures, co-directed by Professors John Urry and Linda Woodhead. This interdisciplinary Institute is concerned with examining the nature of multiple, complex and interdependent social futures.

“Local Regulation of Religion” — Postdoctoral Fellowship at Religion and Diversity Project, 2015-2016

Postdoctoral Fellowship
“Local Regulation of Religion” 2015-2016
Religion and Diversity Project

Click here for poster

This is a call for applications for a postdoctoral fellowship financed by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funded Major Collaborative Research Initiatives (MCRI), Religion and Diversity Project (Dir. Professor Lori Beaman, University of Ottawa), to be held at the University of Ottawa, supervised by Prof. Lori Beaman.

Grad Conference & Dissertation Workshop, University of Toronto, October 2015

Please see the attached call for papers (click here to download) for a graduate conference and dissertation workshop at the University of Toronto (October 8-10, 2015) on the study of South Asian Religions. The dissertation workshop will be led by keynote speakers Joyce Flueckiger and Jamal Elias. Funding to defray the cost of dissertation workshop attendees will be provided by the Andrew Mellon Foundation’s Sawyer Seminar grant. There is the possibility of additional funding for conference attendees.

"...But What Do You Study?": A NAASR Workshop on Theory & Method in the Job Market, November 2015

"...But What Do You Study?":

A NAASR Workshop on Theory & Method in the Job Market


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