Religion

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'.

5 Reasons Why the West Got Islamist Terrorism Wrong

Ayla Göl • Mar 14 2019 • Articles
Essentializing Islam will not help us find a solution to the use of violence by Muslims. On the contrary, it will only impede the understanding of anti-Western terrorism.

Interview – David Parry

E-International Relations • Dec 6 2018 • Features
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

Ilias Kouskouvelis and Pavlos Serafeim • Nov 14 2018 • Articles
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?

Elham Kazemi • Oct 19 2018 • Articles
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.

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

Pablo Rodríguez-Merino • Aug 15 2018 • Articles
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.

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

John A. Rees • Jun 18 2018 • Articles
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.

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