Pew Research Center is looking for an Associate Director for its Global Attitudes team. The Associate Director will play a key role in shaping the team’s research and editorial strategy, and will lead an evolving research agenda on religion, democracy, nationalism, tolerance and social values around the world. The Associate Director will conceptualize research products and manage day-to-day operations, including questionnaire development, translation, quality control, data analysis, writing and number checking. The Associate Director will also serve as a spokesperson for the Center’s research in their subject areas and assist with writing components of grant applications.
Louisville Institute is now accepting applications for the 2023 Louisville Institute Dissertation Fellowship (DF). This program offers $25,000 grants to support the final year of dissertation writing for Ph.D. or Th.D. students whose research focuses on Christian faith and life, the practice of ministry, religious trends and movements, Christian and other faith-based institutions, and religion and social issues. Dissertation projects may emerge from diverse fields such as history, systematic and practical theology, social sciences, ethics, biblical studies, etc., or may be interdisciplinary in nature. Of particular interest to the Louisville Institute are projects with the potential to generate new knowledge that enriches the life of the church in North America. Students applying in 2023 should expect to complete their dissertations during the 2024 calendar year.
The Rome Summer Seminars on Religion and Global Politics includes a 10-day writing workshop for graduate students followed by a 2-day symposium for scholars and practitioners and will run from June 4th-June 17th, 2023 (Rome, Italy). The project is the fruit of a collaboration between a number of academic institutions, including the University of Notre Dame, the Pontifical Gregorian University, the Adyan Foundation, the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies, and John Cabot University. The program will be hosted at the University of Notre Dame's Rome campus near the Colosseum and will include visits to Rome-based centers engaged in religion and policy work, as well as keynote lectures by Olivier Roy, Kristina Stoeckl, Mohammed Hashas, Anna Rowlands, David Buckley, Mahan Mirza and Scott Appleby, among others.