5 01, 2022

ASR Book Discussion: Tahseen Shams’ “Here, There, and Elsewhere”


ASR Book Discussion: Tahseen Shams’ “Here, There, and Elsewhere : The Making of Immigrant Identities in a Globalizing World”

Join us for a discussion of Tahseen Shams’ award-winning book, Here, There, and Elsewhere: The Making of Immigrant Identities in a Globalizing World (Stanford, 2020). In it, she draws on ethnographic data, interviews, and South Asian Muslim Americans’ social media activities to show how different dimensions of their ethnic and religious identities connect them to different elsewheres beyond their host country and their countries of origin. In doing so, she shows how immigrants are vectors of globalization, who both produce and experience their various societies’ interconnectedness.

Dr. Shams will speak for about 20 […]

ASR Book Discussion: Tahseen Shams’ “Here, There, and Elsewhere”2023-07-03T16:10:15-04:00
5 01, 2022

Seeking New Editor for Sociology of Religion


Call for Applications: Editor of Sociology of Religion
Submission Deadline: August 1st, 2022

The Association for the Sociology of Religion (ASR) invites applications for the position Editor of
ASR’s journal, Sociology of Religion. The journal has a distinguished record of publishing
exceptional sociological research on all facets of religion and spirituality, along with a robust
two-year (3.476) impact factor, placing it as the top journal in the sociology of religion, and a
top 25 journal in sociology more broadly.

The journal is published by Oxford University Press on a quarterly basis and is highly
competitive, with an 11% acceptance rate and around 200 manuscripts submitted annually. The
journal is also highly efficient, […]

Seeking New Editor for Sociology of Religion2023-07-03T16:09:47-04:00
27 12, 2018

Contemporary Jewry


Contemporary Jewry CFP: Analysis and Reflection on the Social Scientific Study of Jewry: The State of our Field and Suggestions for its Future

The active exchange of reflection and introspection this summer among members of ASSJ, the Association of the Social Scientific Study of Jewry—and beyond–began an important process that Contemporary Jewry would like to continue in a special forum focused on our—broadly defined—field of social science research. Contemporary Jewry invites scholarly analysis of our field, both within and outside of the academy, including (but not limited to) analytical arguments about:

  • the causes and consequences of gender imbalances in power, authority and voice (who chooses what to study, how to study it, and what counts as important, as but one set […]
Contemporary Jewry2023-07-03T16:11:58-04:00
27 12, 2018

Special Issue of Religions on Religion and Climate Change Seeks Submissions


Religions  Special Issue:  Religious Engagement with Climate Change.

The purpose of this Special Issue is to assess the current state of religious involvement to address climate change and the effects we are already experiencing. What are religions actively doing to combat climate change and has it made a difference? What are the limits on religions’ involvement in and work towards climate justice? Why have some religions taken action to combat climate change while others refuse to engage? The Special Issue aims to assess the current explanations for the role of religion in addressing climate change and offer new analyses about religion and climate change from the perspectives of social sciences and humanities.

Dear Colleagues,

As the pace and intensity of climate changes increases, […]

Special Issue of Religions on Religion and Climate Change Seeks Submissions2023-07-03T16:12:33-04:00
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