March 2023 Events and Opportunities

Below, find upcoming events and open calls for papers, grants, fellowships, and more. 

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Calls for Papers        

Fellowships, Grants, and Further Scholarship    

  • USHMM: Religious Approaches to Understanding Rescue During the Holocaust | The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum announces the call for applications for the 2023 Annual Faculty Seminar on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust entitled “Religious Approaches to Understanding Rescue During the Holocaust.” The seminar will explore the religious dimensions of rescue during the Holocaust and the historiographical development of the study of rescue. The seminar will explore how to address complex dynamics, such as baptism, conversion, antisemitism, the return of children after the war, and the relationship between Christian rescue and Christian complicity. (Deadline: March 10, 2023)
  • ACLS Leading Edge Fellowships: In 2023, the ACLS Leading Edge Fellowship Program will offer 22 two-year fellowships partnering recent humanities and interpretive social sciences PhDs with organizations advancing social justice and equity in communities across the United States. (Deadline: March 15, 2023)
  • SSRC Religion, Spirituality, and Democratic Renewal Grants: The Religion, Spirituality, and Democratic Renewal (RSDR) Program of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), with the support of the Fetzer Institute, aims to bring knowledge of the place of religion and spirituality into scholarly and public conversations about renewing democracy. We welcome proposals on all aspects and dimensions of religion and spirituality in its relation to democracy from across all fields in the social sciences, humanities, and theology. This year projects focusing on any global context may be considered for funding. (Deadline: March 20, 2023)
  • University of Birmingham: Psychology Cross-training Fellowship Programme for Theologians - These fellowships are designed to provide the opportunity for theologians to break down disciplinary barriers and engage more deeply with psychological research to further theological exploration and practice. The fellowships will offer support for theologians to participate in an intensive 16-month programme in psychological cross-training, equipping them with the skills to draw upon insights from psychology and potentially providing them with funding to undertake psychologically informed theological research. (March 27, 2023)
  • Lindsay Jones Memorial Research Fund 2023: We encourage applicants and proposals from a range of built environment disciplines (e.g., architecture, landscape architecture, sacred arts, urbanism, interior design, environmental psychology, material culture, phenomenology, etc.). Project proposals should identify one of the four principal areas of the fund: scholarly research, practice, service, or teaching. Successful applications might propose projects in a range of venues and media including, but not limited to, scholarly writing, film or other broadcast media, built works or projects, community engagement programs, or educational innovation. (Deadline: April 1, 2023)


  • Symposium: Rethinking Class: Continuing Reflections on the Work of Norman Gottwald | March 11, 2023 (Online) 

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