Funding & Opportunities

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CSSR/SCÉR Claim for Travel Subsidy to the 2013 Annual Meeting

CSSR Claim for Travel Subsidy to the 2013 Annual Meeting / SCÉR Formulaire de réclamation pour frais de déplacement pour la conférence annuelle de 2013

Claim for Travel Subsidy to the 2013 Annual Meeting — Download PDF here

Chancellor’s Fellowship Opportunities — University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh, a global top 20 University located in one of the world‘s finest cities, is making a further major investment in the future of its academic staff with the appointment of a second cohort of prestigious tenure-track Fellowships across all disciplines.
These 5-year Fellowships are intended to support outstanding candidates at the start of their independent academic careers.

Two postdoctoral research positions, CETREN, University of Göttingen

The University of Göttingen is launching a transregional research network (CETREN) under the broad thematic rubric “The Politics of the New”, funded by the German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF). For its pilot project, “Secularism and New Religiosities”, CETREN seeks to fill 2 Postdoctoral Research Positions.

The two positions, to begin in October 2013, will be offered as two-year fixed-term contracts on a full-time basis (currently 39,8 hours per week) and will be remunerated at the TV-L E13 level (in accordance with the German public sector pay scale).

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Indian History & Culture, University of Oxford - Faculty of Oriental Studies

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Indian History & Culture

Oriental Institute

University of Oxford -Faculty of Oriental Studies

Faculty of Oriental Studies, Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford

Grade 7: £29,249 - £35,938 p.a.

Call for Graduate Students: Research Possibilities at the University of Ottawa — The Religion and Diversity Project

The Religion and Diversity Project, a SSHRC funded Major Collaborative Research Initiative, is seeking new PhD level students who are interested in completing thesis research related to the goals of the project (see project proposal at in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Ottawa. Students will be supervised by either Dr. Lori Beaman (Project Director) and/or Dr. Peter Beyer (Project Co-investigator).

Postdoctoral fellowships in South Asian Studies (2013-2014) — Harvard University South Asia Institute (SAI)

The Harvard University South Asia Institute (SAI) will offer postdoctoral fellowships in South Asian studies to recent PhDs in the humanities and social sciences for the Academic Year 2013-2014.

The Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant:

1. Each postdoctoral fellowship will cover a 10-month period, beginning September 1, 2013, with a stipend of $50,000, health insurance coverage for the grantee, and roundtrip travel funds.

2. Postdoctoral fellows will be provided office space, access to the libraries and resources of Harvard University.

Critical Analysis of Religious Diversity Network: Theory and Methodology

Critical Analysis of Religious Diversity Network: Theory and Methodology

International Workshop: 24-25 May 2013 Organised by the Centre for Contemporary Religion, Aarhus University, funded by the Danish Research Council.

Post Doctoral Fellow in South Asian or Balkan Studies

The Ohio State University, College of Arts and Sciences
Post Doctoral Fellow in South Asian or Balkan Studies

40 Fellowships available to study religious & cultural dimensions of Jainism in Delhi, Jaipur, & Varanasi this summer, June 1-July 15




JUNE 1 - JULY 15, 2013

Contending Modernities: Catholic, Muslim, Secular—Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

Contending Modernities: Catholic, Muslim, Secular
Contending Modernities is a multi-year, interdisciplinary research, education, and peacebuilding initiative based at the Kroc Institute that involves secular and religious institutions and individuals from around the world. The project seeks to generate new knowledge and greater understanding of the ways in which religious and secular forces interact in the modern world.


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