The results of the 2017 Dutch election show that issues of identity brought about by Muslim immigration to Europe continue to profoundly affect European politics.
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Whilst populist movements have shown to be able to exploit sacral tradition, regal and religious institutions can equally employ resources to oppose populist agendas
There is little that concerns IR that does not involve elements of religion or culture, or both. Understanding them is necessary if you want to join some of the most important discussions about world politics today.
Professor Shakman Hurd discusses her latest book ‘Beyond Religious Freedom’ and where she believes the study of religion in IR is headed.
With philosophically rigourous analysis, Roy goes beyond the well-trod tropes of ‘radical Islam’ and pushes us to think outside of a ‘clash of civilizations’ paradigm.
ISIS is not unique when it comes to the significance of temporality as issues pertaining to the past have been a constant factor in Islamic thought.
Even a cursory glance at IR and related disciplines prior to 9/11 will reveal a body of work interested in religion as a political theme of primary importance.
The habit of homogenising religious political behaviour only leads to sloppy thinking disconnected from the evidence of how really existing religious citizens act
Throughout history religion has effectively served as an instrument or even a weapon of war. This strategy was also used during the Iran-Iraq war
Whilst the study of religion adds value to our understanding of world affairs, the opposite is also true: the concepts of IR add value to our understanding of religion
Violence in the Islamic World is not principally attributable to religion, though its increasing salience fosters conditions for sectarian conflict.
Religious traditions have withstood the test of time and respond to the inner lives of believers. It is unlikely that they will disappear any time soon.