[CFPs] Workshop: New Paths in the Teaching of Buddhist Studies (Feb 21-23, 2020)

The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto invites proposals for a three-day workshop on Teaching Buddhist Studies to be held in Toronto from Friday February 21st to Sunday February 23rd 2020. Proposals for papers or alternative formats like panel discussion topics or teaching demonstrations are welcome. Further, … Continue reading [CFPs] Workshop: New Paths in the Teaching of Buddhist Studies (Feb 21-23, 2020)

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[CFPs] McGill: Premodern Japanese Studies Network International Conference (October 10-11, 2019)

Over the past two years, the School of Religious Studies at McGill University hosted two successful conferences on premodern Japanese culture and religions. In 2017, scholars from Japanese, American and Canadian universities participated in our first conference entitled ‘The Pure Land in the Nara Schools.’ This first event was sponsored by Numata Canada with a … Continue reading [CFPs] McGill: Premodern Japanese Studies Network International Conference (October 10-11, 2019)

International Funding Opportunity for Buddhism and East Asian Religions Research in Canada

[Opportunity] International Funding Opportunity for Buddhism and East Asian Religions Research in Canada

The FROGBEAR project is working in partnership with Mitacs to accept proposals under the Globalink Research Award Program for senior undergraduate and graduate students, as well as postdoctoral fellows who wish to conduct a research project at one of FROGBEAR’s partner universities in Canada: Mount Allison University [undergraduate students only]University of ManitobaMcMaster UniversityUniversity of British ColumbiaUniversity … Continue reading [Opportunity] International Funding Opportunity for Buddhism and East Asian Religions Research in Canada

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[CFP] UBC: International Conference: Buddhism & Technology: Historical Background and Contemporary Challenges

International Conference Buddhism and Technology: Historical Background and Contemporary Challenges  (UBC, September 20-22, 2019) The organizing committee for the international conference on “Buddhism and Technology: Historical Background and Contemporary Challenges” cordially invites the submission of related papers. The conference is sponsored by the Tianzhu Global Network for Buddhism and East Asian Culture, and organized by … Continue reading [CFP] UBC: International Conference: Buddhism & Technology: Historical Background and Contemporary Challenges

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[CFP] UofAlberta: RSGSS Graduate Student Symposium: Consuming Religion: Victuals and Consumption in Religious Traditions

RSGSS Graduate Student Symposium Call for Abstracts Consuming Religion: Victuals and Consumption in Religious Traditions University of Alberta April 16 - 17, 2019 Keynote Speakers: Dr. Rachel Berger (Concordia Univ. – Montreal) and Dr. Aaron Gross (Univ. of San Diego) The Religious Studies Graduate Student Society from Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Alberta invites … Continue reading [CFP] UofAlberta: RSGSS Graduate Student Symposium: Consuming Religion: Victuals and Consumption in Religious Traditions

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[CFP] UofLethbridge: CONNECTIONS: Humanities and Social Sciences Conference (May 4-5, 2019)

May 4-5, 2019 University of Lethbridge Showcasing undergraduate and masters student research in the humanities and social sciences. Show off the best of your academic work at the first Connections: Humanities and Social Sciences Student Conference at the University of Lethbridge on May 4-5. Proposals for papers from any discipline with the academic fields of … Continue reading [CFP] UofLethbridge: CONNECTIONS: Humanities and Social Sciences Conference (May 4-5, 2019)

Fifth Biennial Graduate Conference on South Asian Religions

[CFP] UofT: Fifth Biennial Graduate Conference on South Asian Religions (October 3-4, 2019)

The Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto is pleased to announce the 5th Biennial Graduate Conference on South Asian Religions (GCSAR). The GCSAR is an inherently interdisciplinary conference, facilitating critical and scholastically rigorous conversations across historical periods, geographies, methodologies, and subject matter. We are pleased to welcome Ayesha Irani, Assistant … Continue reading [CFP] UofT: Fifth Biennial Graduate Conference on South Asian Religions (October 3-4, 2019)

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[CFP] Memorial University: The Sixth Annual Text and Context Symposium

Text & Context Symposium 'Religion Out Of Place' April 8-9, 2019 Call for Papers The Department of Religious Studies at Memorial University is pleased to announce the Sixth Annual Text and Context Symposium, a two-day event held on the Memorial Campus, exploring the textual and contextual underpinnings of methodological approaches to the study of religion. … Continue reading [CFP] Memorial University: The Sixth Annual Text and Context Symposium

[CFP] UofT: Annual Graduate Student Symposium: Negativity, Pessimisms, and Sad Affects in the Study of Religion (Submission deadline: Feb. 10, 2019)

Keynote Lectures by Dr. Rinaldo Walcott, University of Toronto Dr. Anthony Paul Smith, La Salle University **Deadline Extended** Negativity, Pessimisms, and Sad Affects in the Study of Religion University of Toronto April 18-19, 2019 The Graduate Student Association at the University of Toronto’s Department for the Study of Religion invites graduate students from all disciplines … Continue reading [CFP] UofT: Annual Graduate Student Symposium: Negativity, Pessimisms, and Sad Affects in the Study of Religion (Submission deadline: Feb. 10, 2019)

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[CFP] McGill: CREOR Graduate Student Annual Conference: Medicine, Myth and Magic (Submission deadline: Feb 1, 2019)

Conference Topic: Crossroads of Medicine and Religion Dates: April 12-14, 2019 Location: McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Submission Deadline: Friday, February 1st, 2019 Contact: gradconference.relgstud@mail.mcgill.ca Description of the conference: The McGill Centre for Research on Religion (CREOR) graduate student annual conference invites graduate students and emerging scholars to participate in a special edition conference rethinking … Continue reading [CFP] McGill: CREOR Graduate Student Annual Conference: Medicine, Myth and Magic (Submission deadline: Feb 1, 2019)