Academic News

The Donner Research Prize 2017 to Måns Broo

Conferences & Call for Papers

Religion and the Humanitarian Challenge at the University of Notre Dame Australia

Routledge International Handbook of Religion in Global Society

Islam in America: Civic and Religious Muslim Youth Identities

Religion, Power, and Resistance: New Ideas for a Divided World - ISA RC22, Toronto 2018

Rethinking HALAL April 2018

Call for Book Proposals Sociology of Religion

Call for Proposals Bloomsbury Studies in Material Religion, enquiries to Amy Whitehead, Managing Editor ( or Lalle Pursglove, Senior Commissioning Editor (

Awakening the Sacred through Literature and the Arts Conference, ACU, Friday 7 July - Saturday 8 July 2017

Sacred Sites/Sacred Stories: Global Perspectives, 05-07 April 2018, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, Abstract Deadline: 15 October 2017

The Second Biennial Max Charlesworth Memorial Lecture will be held at Deakin Downtown 727 Collins St Melbourne on 11 July 4.00 - 6.30pm. FREE event. RSVP

Call for Papers Australian Journal of Islamic Studies


Religions, Nations, and Transnationalism in Multiple Modernities Editors: Michel, Patrick, Possamai, Adam, TURNER, BRYAN S. (Eds.)

Christian Engagement with Islam: Ecumenical Journeys since 1910,  by Douglas Pratt, 2017. Book launch 23 May, University of Bern.

Visualising faith, trauma, and conflict through art: the work of Marcello Silverstri

New Open Access Special Issue on "Religion and Superdiversity" eds. Irene Becci and Marian Burchardt

A New Issue of Sociology of Islam Journal 2017 Volume 5 Issue 1  

New Book: Islam, State and Modernity: Mohammed Abed al-Jabri and the Future of the Arab World, Palgrave 2017

Let them not return: Sayfo - the genocide against the Assyrian, Syriac, and Chaldean Christians in the Ottoman Empire. Edited by David Gaunt, Naures Atto, and Soner O. Barthoma

Academic Positions

Post-Doctoral Researcher: Project on the social implications of legal statuses and determination processes among recent asylum-seekers