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Interview – Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

Interview – Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

Professor Shakman Hurd discusses her latest book ‘Beyond Religious Freedom’ and where she believes the study of religion in IR is headed.

The New (Anti-)Secularism

The New (Anti-)Secularism

The more belief and behaviour merge in the minds of policy drafters and radical atheists, the more liberty of conscience becomes ethically untenable.

Is There a Religious Diversity Peace Dividend?

Is There a Religious Diversity Peace Dividend?

Religious diversity significantly reduces terrorism, which may provide empirical verification for claims that religious freedom increases political stability.

The Religion Agenda: The Sahrawi Refugees and the Politics of Tolerance

The Religion Agenda: The Sahrawi Refugees and the Politics of Tolerance

Global advocacy for religious toleration has yielded mixed consequences for the Sahrawi refugees of Algeria by reproducing discourses purveyed by those in power

The Geopolitics of Religious Liberty

The Geopolitics of Religious Liberty

Guided by the secularisation thesis, the field of international relations has been slow to recognise religion’s importance and has tended to ignore it until recently.

S.A.S. v France: The French Burqa Ban and Religious Freedom

S.A.S. v France: The French Burqa Ban and Religious Freedom

The conclusion of the Court in the S.A.S. case is disappointing. It gives leeway to states to legislate to uphold the very nebulous concept of ‘living together’.

Should International Relations Scholars Care About Religious Freedom?

Should International Relations Scholars Care About Religious Freedom?

Since religious repression can contribute to extremist ideology and violence then religious freedom can be vital in addressing religiously inspired civil wars and terrorism.

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