Probing the Intersection of Religion, Gender, and Political Violence

Luke M. Herrington • Nov 8 2022 • Articles

Research will make little progress if gendered violence targeted at religious minorities cannot be meaningfully distinguished from religiously motivated violence targeted at women or sexual minorities.

Religion in International Relations and the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Simon Polinder • Sep 30 2022 • Articles

It is helpful to consider the influence of a quasi-religious worldview with regard to the conflict and the role of Putin.

Interview – John A. Rees

E-International Relations • Aug 31 2022 • Features

John A. Rees discusses religion, culture, and his career thus far, as part of a series of interviews with the contributing authors of the textbook ‘Foundations of International Relations’.

Interview – Rabea M. Khan

E-International Relations • Jul 5 2022 • Features

Rabea Khan discusses her interdisciplinary approach to researching religion and terrorism, including links to feminist theory.

Religion and Culture in International Relations

John A. Rees • Mar 28 2022 • Online resources

Understanding and including the impact of religio-cultural identity will help us better navigate and explain our ever more complex and seemingly divided world.

Where is God in the Anthropocene?

Maximilian Lakitsch • Jul 16 2021 • Articles

The post-anthropocentric turn into a posthuman world is at the same time a turn towards a materialist world. There, the ideas of ideality and transcendence seem difficult to uphold.

Interview – Tariq Modood

E-International Relations • Jan 17 2021 • Features

Tariq Modood talks about the relationship between secularism and multiculturalism, as well as free speech and the role of political satire.

The Affective Times of Fear: Stories from India

Dhrijyoti Kalita • Aug 25 2020 • Articles

A look at the recent citizenship tangle in India reasserts the secular democracy’s tendencies of predetermining individual identities based on their ideological affiliations.

Review – Partitions

Carter Johnson • Feb 15 2020 • Features

Dubnov and Robinson explore the use of partitions by the British Empire, how they were manipulated transnationally to serve British interests, and their impacts today.

Interview – Sarah Wolff

E-International Relations • Nov 17 2019 • Features

Sarah Wolff discusses her research on the role of secularism and religion in EU foreign policy, EU migration policy, and the links between academia and policy-making.

Review – Routledge Handbook of Postcolonial Politics

Ananya Sharma • Jun 18 2019 • Features

This handbook challenges the disciplinary fortress of IR and opens up a world of investigatory possibilities by equating post-colonial politics with global politics.

Unmasking ‘Religious’ Conflicts and Religious Radicalisation in the Middle East

Bettina Koch • May 17 2019 • Articles

When one discusses conflicts that may have a religious background, it is mandatory to question when and under what circumstances does a conflict qualify as a ‘religious’.

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