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AASR August Newsletter


National Graduate Student Workshop: Representing Belief, 7-8 December 2021 (online). Application deadline: 30 Sep 2021. More info. 

46th Annual Conference of the Australian Association for the Study of Religion on ‘Hope’, 9-10 December 2021. Abstract deadline: 31 Oct 2021. More info. 

TASA Thematic Week (Religion Thematic Group), 22-26 Nov 2021. Abstract deadline extended 25 August 2021. More info

New Zealand Association for the Study of Religion Conference on ‘Aotearoa Spirit’, Victoria University of Wellington, 29-30 November 2021. Abstract deadline: 3 September 2021. More info.

PapersCall for Papers for Special Issue for Journal of Religion, Media and Digital Culture on Rethinking Media, Religion and Secularities. Deadline: 15 September 2021.  

Upcoming Event:

‘Japanese Buddhist women in Hawai’i: Waves of Change’ will be presented by Venerable Karma Lekshe Tsomo. 19 August 2021, 4.00-5.30 pm AEST . Zoom event. More info. Past webinars are now available: JuneJuly

Job/Research/PhD Opportunities:

Director for research, study and innovation: Religious studies, Fondazione Bruno Kessler

PhD Scholarship in Social Science – Muslim women, social cohesion, and Islamophobia, Monash University

Call for NASA Project Team Members in Religion, Australian National University

2022 Humanities Research Centre Visiting Fellowship Program – on the theme of ‘Mobilities’, Australian National University

Members’ Publications:

David W. Kim, 2021. The Words of Jesus in the Gospel of Thomas: The Genesis of a Wisdom Tradition. Oxford and London:  Routledge.

Have you a new event, job opportunity or latest publication to share with AASR? Please get in touch with the AASR’s Communication Officer, Dr Enqi Weng, at with details by mid of 2nd and 4th week of each month to be included in our newsletter. Thank you.