Post Tagged with: "religion"

Interview – David Parry

Interview – David Parry

Rev. David Parry sheds light on conceptual art and an alternative understanding of Machiavelli’s political commentary by exploring his larger artistic contributions.

The Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Ukrainian Church Crisis

The Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Ukrainian Church Crisis

In the Orthodox ecclesiastical world, the issue of an Ukrainian autocephalous church has emerged. Now, the question is how this crisis is going to escalate.

Transitional Justice in Tunisia: Any Role for Islam?

Transitional Justice in Tunisia: Any Role for Islam?

The legacy of strict state control of religion combined with the violent crackdown on Islamic movements impacted the politics of state building after the revolution.

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China’s Protracted Securitization of Xinjiang: Origins of a Surveillance State

China’s leadership stepped up repression in Xinjiang by securitzing the Uyghur minority’s religion in a post-9/11 security climate dominated by the war against terror.

Image by M-Louis

Megachurches and the Living Dead: Intersections of Religion & Politics in Korea

The prospect of political change in the North coincides with the potential for religious change in the South, producing a complex and fascinating set of scenarios.

Student Feature – Religion and Politics

Student Feature – Religion and Politics

Both history and contemporary events remind us that religion can have a political impact on individuals, nations and international society.

Image by Al Jazeera

From (Communally-Based) Religion to Secularism in Indian Politics

By emphasising secular reforms and de-emphasising communally specific attitudes and policy, the BJP seeks to present India as an open marketplace for the new middle class

Peter Berger – Four Benefits of His Work to the Study of Religion in IR

Peter Berger – Four Benefits of His Work to the Study of Religion in IR

Peter Berger’s work on the enduring importance of religion might save the sub-discipline of religion in IR from turning in on itself.

Ontologicidal Violence: The Muslim Subject and International Law

Ontologicidal Violence: The Muslim Subject and International Law

International law is premised on a hierarchical organizing of cultures, and is therefore critically unstable because its own biases undermine its claims to universality.

Image by Jeanne Menjoulet

Populism and Religious Nationalism in France and Indonesia

Religion appears to re-emerge in both French and Indonesian elections as a source of national identity to exclude those who do not share the heritage of the majority.

Why IR Religionists Should Watch Reza Aslan’s Believer

Why IR Religionists Should Watch Reza Aslan’s Believer

To imagine oneself as a believer may benefit IR approaches significantly in the attempt to understand the political imagination borne from religious practice and belief.

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