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CFA Deadline: Dec. 15, 2016 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching

[ December 7, 2015 to December 16, 2015. ] Today’s educators must do more than simply teach the “three R’s”; they must prepare students to live in an increasingly diverse society. Excellent anti-bias educators do this by teaching the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in diverse settings, achieve academically and work collaboratively. The 2016 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching will recognize [...]

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Oct. 23-24, Poland conference, “Religion in floating territories.”

[ October 23, 2014 9:00 am to October 24, 2014 1:00 pm. ] An international conference jointly organized by the Eurel network of sociologists and legal scholars of religion, and the Department Of Law on Religion, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland will take place October 23rd and 24th, 2014, as a 1.5-day event. The topic of the conference is “Religion in floating territories.” Topics envisaged [...]

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CFP Deadline: Sep. 24, Conference, “Wild Spaces and Islamic Cosmopolitanism in Asia,” Singapore

[ September 14, 2014 to September 24, 2014. ] Proposals are invited for the conference on “Wild Spaces and Islamic Cosmopolitanism in Asia,” to be held January 14-January 15, 2015 in Singapore. The conference is jointly organized by Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, and International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding, University of South Australia.

This conference will focus on these questions.

How have [...]

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Call to modify religious studies

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CFP Deadline, Jan 31,Poland conference, “Religion in floating territories.”

[ January 26, 2014 to January 31, 2014. ] Papers are invited for the second international conference jointly organized by the Eurel network of sociologists and legal scholars of religion, and the Department Of Law on Religion, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland. This meeting will take place October 23rd and 24th, 2014, as a 1.5-day event. The topic of the conference [...]

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Nov. 24-26, Conference, “Muslim Identity Formation in Religiously Diverse Societies,” Australia

[ November 24, 2013 to November 26, 2013. ] The Inaugural Australasian Conference on Islam will be held on the theme “Muslim Identity Formation in Religiously Diverse Societies” 24–26 November 2013.

Although religious diversity is more pronounced in the Western and Asia-Pacific context, such diversity even exists in predominantly Muslim societies. Key drivers in identity formation include Islam, nature and level of Islamic education, generational [...]

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CFA Deadline: Dec. 1, Fellowships to study Southeast and East Asian diversity, Germany

[ November 12, 2013 3:00 am to December 1, 2013 3:00 am. ] The Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Department of Religious Diversity in Göttingen is offering Ph.D. Fellowships and Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Ph.D. fellowships are for 3-4 years. The dissertation will be defended at Utrecht University. The postdoctoral fellowships are for one or two years.

The research will be done in collaboration with the [...]

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Sep. 6, Symposium, Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution, Scotland

[ September 6, 2013; ] Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution
(Interdisciplinary Symposium at the University of Edinburgh, 6th September 2013)

This one-day interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary symposium aims to open up discussions regarding teaching in our changing institutions, investigating how our roles as both teachers and learners are continuously challenged and negotiated. Researchers and educators from across the disciplines [...]

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Aug. 21-24, EFTRE Conference “Religions and Relationships: Dealing with Diversity,” Sweden

[ August 21, 2013; 2:00 pm; ] The 2013 EFTRE (The European Forum for Teachers of Religious Education) conference will be held in Malmø, Sweden from August 21st to 24th, 2013 on the theme: “Religions and Relationships: Dealing with Diversity”

The EFTRE conference is aimed at those working with teachers of Religion, Citizenship or Ethics in schools across Europe. The conference features keynotes, [...]

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May 16-18, Symposium, Religious Studies and Global Peace, Turkey

[ May 16, 2013 to May 18, 2013. ] Necmettin Erbakan University Faculty of Theology, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of its Faculty of Theology, will hold an International symposium on “Religious Studies and Global Peace”, to be held in Konya, the city of the great mystic thinker, Mawlana Jalal al-Din Rumi, 16-18 May 2013.

The symposium will focus, among [...]

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