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May 26-29, Estonia conference on Old Religion and New Spirituality

[ May 26, 2015 8:00 pm to May 29, 2015 9:00 pm. ] A conference on “Old religion and new spirituality: continuity and changes in the background of secularization,” will be held at the University of Tartu, Estonia, 26-29 May 2015. This conference is organized  by the research group of religious studies of the Centre of Excellence in Cultural Theory (Estonia) in cooperation with Nordic Network, “Norms and [...]

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Feb 12-14, Netherlands Conference on Religion, Gender and Body Politics

[ February 12, 2015 7:45 pm to February 14, 2015 3:45 pm. ] An International conference on Religion, Gender and Body Politics will be held 12-14 February 2015, on behalf of the international research project “Interdisciplinary Innovations in the Study of Religion and Gender: Postcolonial, Post-secular and Queer Perspectives”, at Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

More information is available at this website: <http://projectreligionandgender.org/events/conference/>

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CFP Deadline: Dec. 1, Netherlands Conference on Religion, Gender and Body Politics

[ November 26, 2014 to December 1, 2014. ] An International conference on Religion, Gender and Body Politics will be held on behalf of the international research project “Interdisciplinary Innovations in the Study of Religion and Gender: Postcolonial, Post-secular and Queer Perspectives”, at Utrecht University, The Netherlands, 12-14 February 2015. More information, a detailed call for papers, and contact details are available at this [...]

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Nov. 28-30, 7th Al-Jami’ah Forum, Indonesia

[ November 28, 2014 to November 30, 2014. ] The Seventh Al-Jami’ah Forum will be held on the theme “Religious Authority, Piety and Activism: Ulama in Contemporary Muslim Societies,” 28-30 November, 2014, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

This conference will bring together scholars and researchers from various scientific and nationality backgrounds to share their research interests and findings pertaining to the role of ulama in different Muslim [...]

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CFP Deadline: Oct. 10, Special Issue on Islamophobia, Gender, Sexuality and Racism

[ October 6, 2014 to October 10, 2014. ] This special issue of Islamophobia Studies Journal (ISJ) aims to generate and circulate new knowledge about the relationship between Islamophobia, gender, sexuality and racism. This issue is co-edited by Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi (San Francisco State University) and Paola Bacchetta (University of California at Berkeley). Abstracts are invited by Oct. 10, 2014, and full articles by [...]

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CFP Deadline: Aug. 22, The Seventh Al-Jami’ah Forum, Indonesia

[ August 20, 2014 to August 21, 2014. ] The Seventh Al-Jami’ah Forum will be held on the theme “Religious Authority, Piety and Activism: Ulama in Contemporary Muslim Societies,” 28-30 November, 2014, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

This conference will bring together scholars and researchers from various scientific and nationality backgrounds to share their research interests and findings pertaining to the role of ulama in different Muslim [...]

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May 22-23 Portugal Seminar, “Making Sense of Religion: Performance, Art and Experience.”

[ May 22, 2014 to May 23, 2014. ] The aim of the seminar, to be held in Lisbon, Portugal May 22-23, 2014, is not to ask what the senses and “performance” of religion does to it (corrupts it, enhances it, promotes it, transforms it), but in what senses religion is constituted by its virtual or inherent senses, performativities and aesthetics? Questions of interest [...]

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May 15, UK Symposium on Gender, Religion and the Atlantic World

[ May 15, 2014; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] A symposium on “Gender, Religion and the Atlantic World” will be held at
Newcastle University, United Kingdom, May 15, 2014.

The relationship between religious experience and gender remains underexplored in academic scholarship. While it is largely held that the ‘victims’ of religion, in all its manifestations, are female, and the ‘perpetrators’ male, the reality is clearly less [...]

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Apr. 10-11, Inaugural Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies, Scotland.

[ April 10, 2014 to April 11, 2014. ] The Inaugural Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies will be held in the University of Edinburgh on 10 – 11 April 2014.

The conference as a whole aims to provide a showcase of the range and depth of Islamic Studies today across the UK.

Registration for the conference will open in January 2014, and early [...]

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CFP Deadline: Feb 17, Symposium on Gender, Religion and the Atlantic World, UK

[ February 13, 2014 to February 17, 2014. ] A symposium on “Gender, Religion and the Atlantic World” will be held at
Newcastle University, United Kingdom, May 15, 2014.

The relationship between religious experience and gender remains underexplored in academic scholarship. While it is largely held that the ‘victims’ of religion, in all its manifestations, are female, and the ‘perpetrators’ male, the reality is clearly less [...]

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