The Donner Research Prize 2018 to Henni Alava

Dr Ian Fry address to the AIIA (Vic) on October 10

Two events at Western Sydney University:

Undoing Whiteness in American Buddhist Modernism: Critical, Contextual, and Collective Turns | Associate Prof Ann Gleig (University of Central Florida), 5 November 2018, 10:30-12:00 Parramatta South Campus, PS-EA.1.04

Practicing Texts: Materializing the Study of Religious Texts and Textual Practices in Contemporary Religion | Dr Katja Rakow (Utrecht University), 15 November 2018, 11:00-12:30, Parramatta South Campus, PS-EB.G.35


*AASR and NZASR joint Conference 2018*

‘“Religion Matters”: Celebrating the Work of Professor Peter Lineham’, 3-4 December 2018, Massey University, Albany, NZ

Registration is now open

Australasian Association of Buddhist Studies Conference 2018 - 8-9 November - Deakin University, Registration now open – register by the 12th October

17th Annual Conference of the European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR) ’Religion - continuations and disruptions’, 25-29 June 2019 in Tartu, Estonia

CfP Conference “Strictly observant religion, gender, and the state” to be held in Cambridge on March 25-26

APTO conference in Suva, Registrations for the conference are open until 15 November. 

11th Annual International Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage Conference (IRTP) 26-29 June 2019 in Belgrade, Serbia

The Biannual Conference of the Middle East Studies Forum: Trump and the Middle East. The conference will take place from 29 - 31 October 2018 at Deakin University Burwood

5th China and The Middle East and North Africa Conference: The Institute of Middle Eastern Studies, Northwest University

JESP Conference & Remembrance Sunday Event. See event details, flyer, and brochure.


Governing Islam Abroad: Turkish and Moroccan Muslims in Western Europe Bruce Benjamin 2018, Palgrave Macmillan

Sociology of Islam Volume 6, Special Issue: Unregistered Muslim Marriages: Regulations and Contestations, 2018

Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power (25: 5). This is a special issue entitled: Connecting and Confronting Transnationalism: Bridging Concepts and Moving Critique (guest edited by Sara de Jong & Petra Dannecker).

Academic Positions

Lecturer in Societies, Cultures & Human Services (Criminology)

Lecturer in Societies, Cultures & Human Services

Associate Professor in Sociology & Anthropology

Digital Scholarship Fellow Position at Emory University, The Center for the Study of Law and Religion