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.

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

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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

Call For Participation — Workshop: Transforming your dissertation into a book at South Asia Conference

Workshop: Transforming your dissertation into a book
Sponsored by AIIS and other SA regional organizations

Two Post-doc positions: New Media and Religious Politics — Max Planck Institute, Goettingen

The Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Department of Religious Diversity in Göttingen is offering Two Postdoc Positions

AAR Religion and Migration elections for co-program chair and steering committee members

The Religion and Migration Group of the American Academy of Religion is searching for one program co-chair and one steering committee member to replace outgoing members. We invite nominations (including self-nominations) of interested individuals by email. Please send a 300 word bio to Alison Marshall ( by May 1. Elections will be held shortly after this time.


Postdoc and PhD Studentship opportunities at Newman University (UK)

Dear Colleagues,

The Science and Religion in Society Research Group at Newman University is offering 2 exciting opportunities, for a Postdoc/Research Associate and PhD student:

New CSBS (Canadian Society of Biblical Studies) Three-year Seminar

"Early Christianity, Early Judaism and the Study of Religion"

This three-year seminar will explore ways in which early Christianity and Judaism and the wider study of religion might fruitfully interact.

Junior Fellowships for Young Female Researchers/Postdoctoral Scholars — Max Weber Center, University of Erfurt

The Max Weber Center for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies at the University of Erfurt invites applications for:

Junior Fellowships for Young Female Researchers/Postdoctoral Scholars


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