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2017 Annual Meeting, Nov 18-21

Plan to join your colleagues in beautiful Boston for the 2017 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings. Regular rates end November 16. Register today!

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2018 Regional Meetings

The following Calls for Papers are open:

Mid-Atlantic
Deadline: December 15

Rocky Mountain-Great Plains
Deadline: October 27

Southeast (SECSOR)
Deadline: October 15

Southwest (SWCRS)
Deadline: October 15

Upper Midwest
Deadline: January 6

Western
Deadline: October 1

2017 National Humanities Conference

Register by October 27 for the NHC conference in Boston.

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2016–2017 CIRG Winners Announced

AAR Collaborative International Research Grants

The AAR’s International Connections Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the Collaborative International Research Grants program. This grant program is intended to support generative research collaborations between and among scholars located in different geographical regions who wish to pursue focused, joint projects in any area of the study of religion.

Congratulations to the winners!

Yaqoob Bangash, IT University of the Punjab, Pakistan
Arun W. Jones, Emory University, USA
“Dear Sisters, let us go on a little trip”: The Religious of Jesus and Mary and Women’s Education in Colonial Punjab, 1856–1947

Deidre Green, Brigham Young University, USA
Amy Hoyt, University of the Pacific, USA
Gertrude Fester, Sol Plaatje University, South Africa
Kristen J. Leslie, Eden Theological Seminary, USA
Julie Allen, Brigham Young University, USA
Women, Religion, and Transitional Justice: Ethnographic Research in Rwanda

Azfar Moin, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Noman Baig, Habib University, Pakistan
Saint Shrines and Sovereignty in Pakistan

Lauren Pfister, Hong Kong Baptist University
Ricardo Mak King Sang, Hong Kong Baptist University
Tatiana L. Pang, Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Piotr Adamek, Monumenta Serica, Germany
A Comparative Sinological Assessment of The Four Books and Its Commentaries by Zhu Xi Produced in the 1820s by the Russian Orthodox Missionary-Scholar Iakinf (1777–1852)

Ute Possekel, Harvard Divinity School, USA
J. F. Coakley, Cambridge University, UK
Liturgy, Learning, and Exegesis in Late Antique Persia: Thomas of Edessa’s Explanations of the Feasts

Tehseen Thaver, Bard College, USA
Hamed Fayazi, Qom Islamic Seminary, Iran
Operations of Ambiguity in Medieval Shi‘i Qur’an Commentaries