Academic News

The AASR Postgraduate Facebook Page is now active! (A big thank you to, Enqi Weng, its moderator).

The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History hereby calls for nominations for its annual prize for outstanding research into religion. The nominations should be submitted by 31 May 2018. The prize announcement is posted on our website

Call for Papers

Rethinking Politics and Religion: Studies in Honor of Professor Saba Mahmood, Special issue of Sociology of Islam

CFP Ottoman Tafsir: Scholars, Works, and Problems

Public event and conference on religion and the European Court of Human Rights

The 24th Nordic Conference in the Sociology of Religion (NCSR 2018)

CfP EASA panel Migration, tourism, business. Reconfiguring Muslim pilgrimage through women's new mobilities

The Future of Salafism (5-6 December 2018), University of Oxford

Religion as Political Communication: A Symposium

Call for Applications: Summer School "Religion in Cities"

Academic Publications / Projects

New book: Exploring the Multitude of Muslims in Europe - Essays in Honour of Jørgen S. Nielsen, Muslim Minorities, Volume 27, Brill Publishers

New Book: Asian Migrants and Religious Experience, by Bernardo Brown & Brenda Yeoh (eds.), Amsterdam University Press

Scripta: Theme: The Ethnic and Religious Future of Europe

"Does European Islam Think?" By Mohammed Hashas

 "Understanding Religion in (new) Turkey" by Sinem Adar, IPC-Stiftung Mercator Fellow, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)

From A Satirical Legend to Transnational History: The Vietnamese Royal Narrative in Thirteenth Century Koryŏ in Journal of East Asian History 3 (2018): 1-22 by David W. Kim, 

Academic Positions

2 PhD positions in Bern

Teaching Fellow in Philosophy (Political)

Postdoctoral Researcher in Cognitive and Cultural Foundations of Religion and Morality

Assistant/Associate Professorship in the Study of Religion

Professor in Ethics and Philosophy of Religion