Author profile: John A. Rees

John A. Rees

John A. Rees is Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations at The University of Notre Dame Australia. His research interests are related to themes of religion and international development, religion and foreign policy and the IR discourse on post-secularism. He is the curator of The Religion Gap blog on E-IR.

ANZAC Day service at the National War Memorial Wellington.

Lest We Forget: Religion and the Remembrance of War in a Secular State

The memorialisation of ANZAC in Australia shows that faith tradition can add depth of memory to sovereign self-understanding, even in secular states.

To Be, or Not to Be [Reincarnated] – That Is The [Political] Question

To Be, or Not to Be [Reincarnated] – That Is The [Political] Question

Most often, what we think we know about the predictabilities of religious behavior is confounded by political events and the role that religious actors play within them.

Religion in IR: That Cousin We Never Knew

Religion in IR: That Cousin We Never Knew

Welcome to The Religion Gap, an international relations blog exploring the impact of religious actors and interests on the dynamics of world politics.

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