Author profile: Jeffrey Haynes

Jeffrey Haynes is Professor of Politics at London Metropolitan University and Director of the Centre for the Study of Religion, Conflict and Cooperation.

Voices of the People

Voices of the People

Connectedness and shared ideas collectively characterise today’s popular protests. We can expect to see more such protests as people across the world raise their voices and demand change.

Review – Global Institutions of Religion

Review – Global Institutions of Religion

Marshall’s goal is to provide as comprehensive an overview as possible of what she refers to as ‘global institutions of religion,’ and the variety of infinitely diverse organizations they inspire.

What do Faith-based Organisations Seek at the United Nations?

What do Faith-based Organisations Seek at the United Nations?

The UN is increasing interactions with faith-based organizations (FBO) due to an awareness that the ‘values’ FBOs bring to global governance need to be factored in to its deliberations.

Review – Treading on Hallowed Ground

Review – Treading on Hallowed Ground

Inspired by the much-commented on resurgence of religion in IR, the contributors of this volume see something unusual about counterinsurgency operations when hallowed ground is involved.

Twenty Years after Huntington’s ‘Clash of Civilisations’

Twenty Years after Huntington’s ‘Clash of Civilisations’

Huntington’s work, although flawed in various respects, perfectly captured the zeitgeist at the end of the Cold War and encapsulated the hopes and fears of globalisation.

Extremist Islam and Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan and Iraq

Extremist Islam and Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan and Iraq

Recent conflicts have highlighted how religion and identity are central to security issues. The question remains as to what extent individual conflict zones are facets of a wider, transnational war which pits the ‘West’ against al Qaeda?

Transnational Religious Actors and International Order

Transnational Religious Actors and International Order

In recent years, there have been a number of challenges to international order emanating from various entities, including ‘Islamic extremists’ and, more generally, those ‘excluded’ from the benefits of globalisation; sometimes they are the same people.

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